Designer Vintage 'Sphinx' 1960s Aurora Borealis Blue Brooch

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Vintage 1960s gold tone Sphinx brooch. Stunning blue Aurora Borealis curved brooch with layered round and marquise set diamante stones with diamante encrusted crescent moons. The brooch is excellent vintage condition, measuring 6.5cm in diameter and 5cm in width and 0.5cm in depth. The piece is singed on the underside of the brooch 'SPHNIX".

ABOUT THE DESIGNER

Sphinx was founded by S. Root in 1948 Chiswick, England.The company employed 200-300 people making high quality jewellery. The pieces were beautifully designed and renowned ÌÇ_in many cases to look real. They produced necklaces, bracelets, pendants, brooches, earrings and charms, made in silver and god tone metals. ÌÇ_The jewellery designs include the use of coloured and ÌÇ_aurora borealis stones together with simulated pearls. In addition to their own jewellery collection, Sphinx produced jewellery for the higher end companies and department stores including, ÌÇ_Kenneth J. Lane. Butler and Wilson, Marks and Spencer, Saks 5th Avenue and Bloomingdales. Sphinx ceased trading in 2000 and therefore is very highly collectible today.

Vintage 1960s gold tone Sphinx brooch. Stunning blue Aurora Borealis curved brooch with layered round and marquise set diamante stones with diamante encrusted crescent moons. The brooch is excellent vintage condition, measuring 6.5cm in diameter and 5cm in width and 0.5cm in depth. The piece is singed on the underside of the brooch 'SPHNIX".

ABOUT THE DESIGNER

Sphinx was founded by S. Root in 1948 Chiswick, England.The company employed 200-300 people making high quality jewellery. The pieces were beautifully designed and renowned ÌÇ_in many cases to look real. They produced necklaces, bracelets, pendants, brooches, earrings and charms, made in silver and god tone metals. ÌÇ_The jewellery designs include the use of coloured and ÌÇ_aurora borealis stones together with simulated pearls. In addition to their own jewellery collection, Sphinx produced jewellery for the higher end companies and department stores including, ÌÇ_Kenneth J. Lane. Butler and Wilson, Marks and Spencer, Saks 5th Avenue and Bloomingdales. Sphinx ceased trading in 2000 and therefore is very highly collectible today.

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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