Little Church Snowy Christmas Scene Vintage Brooch Dangling Rhinestone in Bell Tower and Rhinestone Glass Windows Unsigned Beauty Book Piece

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This charming and unusual Christmas church vintage brooch is featured on page 27 of Marcia “Sparkles” Brown’s book, Unsigned Beauties of Costume Jewelry. The book was published in 2000, with updated values in 2005. It was valued at $90.00 at that time, which was a decade ago.

What makes this wintry little church so wonderful are three design features. First, it has dimension, with open arched doors, angled corners, and a gold rhinestone "bell" dangling from the belfry; second it has detail – from the rhinestones embedded in the enamel snow to add sparkle to the roof and ground, to the rhinestone windows that create a stain glass look; and third, it has charm. You can just picture this lovely little church in a small village or town.

Made of antiqued brass, the brooch is in overall very good vintage condition with all rhinestones intact and bright; a strong and secure clasp and pin. It has a substantial feel to it and is quite memorable in its design. The pin measures 1.5” wide and is 2” high. The pictures off greater perspective on the vintage condition and overall charm of this Christmas church brooch.

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