Brooch on Auction

George Palaganas

Everett, United States

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Brooch Composition/Technical Description:
Two Turquoise Pearls (diameter- approx. 0.5 inches)
Two Black Pearls (diameter- approx. 0.5 inches)
One Yellow pearl (diameter- approx. 0.15 inches)
Rhinestone Glass(unpolished) – 2 pcs. diameter- approx 0.05 inches
Oval Shaped Yellow Marble Plastic Nugget- diameter1- approx. 1.25"
diameter2- approx. 0.5"
Tiny Copper Blanched Beads – 34 pcs (around Black Pearl Next to Torquiose Pearls)
34 pcs (around Turquiose Pearl left)
34 pcs (around Turquiose Pearl right)
32 pcs (around Black Pearl Next to slanted oval shaped plastic nuggets)
23 pcs (around Yellow Pearl)
50 pcs (around oval shaped plastic nugget right of black pearl)
51 pcs (around oval shaped plastic nugget left of black pearl)
Brown Leather Platform(thin)
Total Weight in grams -—————— approx.
Brooch Description:
A cross is formed out of the horizontal formation of the two -turquiose pearls and two
rhinestone glass as its center. The Vertical formation of two black pearls (top and bottom),
the two rhinestone glass(intersection), and the single yellow stone sandwiched among the
bottom black pearl and the rhinestone glass. The slanted oval shaped plastic nuggets(45 degrees slant)
left and right,a probable representation of rays of lights from the cross, completes the ensemble
of large stones. Except the rhinestone glass, which are on a silver crown holder, all large stones
are laden with tiny copper-blanched beads around each of them. All pearls are remacheted on the
leather platform while the beads are thread-binded(tinubong) and handwoven on the leather platform
using brown thread. The plastic nuggets are also thread-binded and handwoven to the platform.
Design is purportedly on one of the more famous collections of jewelries by the former
Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos( valued at least $7,000.00)

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