Item Vin501 Description - Trifari Crown Brooch and Earrings Set - dated 1953.
these pieces were produced in honor of Queen Elizabeth of England's coronation.
Very nice design; brooch measures just over 1 inches in diameter; earrings are about 1 inch x 0.75 inches.
Goldtone setting, with clear rhinestones done in silvertone ala fine jewelry.
Enamel is chipped on one side of the brooch, however, it does not distract the beauty of a quality designed piece.
The stones along the crown's band are alternating sapphire and emerald and glorious topaz at the top. Book Piece, this elegant pin set is featured in the book Costume Jewelry, The Great Pretenders, by Lyngerda Kelly and Nancy Schiffer page 115.