This charming, old fashioned, dangling Christmas ornament brooch is mixed metal. It’s made of two layers riveted together – the bottom is pewter, the decorative top filigree an antiqued gold tone. It brings a bit of traditional elegance and vintage charm to the holidays.
The maker’s mark, “ART” with a © sign is on the back bow. Founded in the l940s by Arthur Pepper as Mode-Art, the ART© mark was used after 1955 until sometime around l980. The company was particularly successful in the l960s and my guestimate is this Christmas pin is from that era.
This ornament pin is in good vintage condition, meaning it shows average wear, for its 50+ years of existence. It’s featured on page 125 of Mary Morrison’s 3rd Edition of Christmas Jewelry. The pin measures 1.25” wide and 2.25” in length and the ornament portion swings from the bow. The safety clasp and pin work well.
The pin has a substantial feel to it and is well made. The pictures offer greater perspective on its vintage condition and holiday charm.
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