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Exquisite Vintage costume jewelry

brooch Chrysanthemums. Exquisite Vintage costume jewelry

Chrysanthemums Brooch. Exquisite Vintage costume jewelry

Exquisite Vintage costume jewelry (1914 – 1970)
The history of British jewellery company “Exquisite” began in 1914 in the city of Solihull. Founded by engraver Augustus Harry Power (1878 -1952) and Clarence Oswald Flint (1880 – 1946), the two men bought the business from a jeweler Walter Archibald Parker Watson (1880 – 1952).
Exquisite jewelry became especially popular after the Second World War. High quality floral design hand-painted pieces show original high-style standard level. The craftsmen used of gold or silver plate and bright enamel.

Noteworthy, the company owned several trademarks, including Mirella, Myths, and Magic. In addition to jewelry, they produced sterling silver souvenirs and charms for tourist visiting the UK. Wearable art, Exquisite jewellery is rare and highly collectible today.

Vintage brooch Pansies from Exquisite

Pansies brooch, for born in May. Collection ‘Birthday Flower Brooches’

“Birthday Flower Brooch” series with different flowers for each month has become incredibly popular today, and are popular among collectors. Usually Exquisite brooch is hand painted, so always looks original and has a significant value. ‘Birthday Flower Brooch’ series where each flower corresponds to a certain month of birth:
January – snowdrop
February – primrose
March – violets
April – iris
May – pansy
June – rose
July – fuschia
August – poppy
September – cornflower
October – carnation
November – chrysanthemum
December – Christmas rose

birch branch with leaves brooch. Gold tone textured metal. 1970s

Birch branch with leaves brooch. Gold tone textured metal. 1970s

Signature

Maker’s mark

Exquisite Vintage costume jewelry

Big maple leaf brooch Labeled Exquisite. England. 1950s

Big maple leaf brooch. 1950s

Aster Vintage Brooch Labeled Exquisite

Aster Vintage Brooch

chrysanthemums branches. Labeled Exquisite, 1950 Vintage brooch

Chrysanthemums branches brooch, 1950

Petunia Vintage brooch from Exquisite

Petunia Vintage brooch

Christmas rose. Exquisite signed Vintage brooch

Christmas rose brooch

Exotic flowers. Exquisite signed Vintage brooch

Exotic flowers vintage brooch

Flowers brooch. Exquisite signed

Flowers brooch

Mulberry brooch, England. Collection ‘leaves and trees’

Mulberry brooch, England. Collection ‘leaves and trees’

Primrose, corresponds to February. Collection ‘Birthday Flower Brooches’. Exquisite signed Vintage brooch

Primrose, corresponds to February. Collection ‘Birthday Flower Brooches’

Rowan Vintage brooch, Exquisite. England, 1950s. The collection ‘Leaves and trees’

Rowan brooch, 1950s. The collection ‘Leaves and trees’

Tulip. Signed Exquisite Vintage brooch

Tulip brooch

Rare vintage, Exquisite brooch Pansies, England. Is marked Exquisite. Collection ‘Birthday’ – May

Pansies brooch, England. May

‘Carnation’ brooch, England, 1950s. From a series of birthday flower brooches. This brooch corresponds to October

‘Carnation’ brooch (October), 1950s. From a series of birthday flower brooches

Fuchsia Brooch, England 1945-50s

Fuchsia Brooch, 1940s

Irises Vintage Brooch, England 45-50s

Irises brooch, 1945-50s

Thistle Vintage brooch, England in 1950, a traditional symbol of Scotland. Exquisite Vintage costume jewelry

Galina Karputina collection. Thistle brooch, a traditional symbol of Scotland. 1950s

Oak leaf Vintage Brooch. Exquisite Vintage costume jewelry

Oak leaf Vintage Brooch

Snowdrop flowers brooch

Snowdrop flowers brooch

Signature

Maker’s mark

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