*Herbert Rosenthal 1960 little jeweled Bee pin in 18 kt yellow gold with 1 Ct in rubies
A bee pin-brooch designed by Herbert Rosenthal.
Beautiful little piece, created during the late mid-century period, circa 1960's. This iconic Bee brooch has been carefully crafted, with impeccable details in solid yellow gold of 18 karats, with textured surfaces. Suited at the reverse, with a hinged pin with a twisted security lock.
The eyes and the upper body of the insect, are embellished, with 14 round cut of natural vivid red rubies, with a combined weight of 0.98 carats,
Have a total weight of 4.80 Grams and a measures of 20 mm by 23 mm.
Stamped, with the maker's mark, the gold assay hallmark and signed, "HR 18 KT".
Herbert Rosenthal Jewelry Co, was founded in New York in 1945, when they manufactured decorations for Christmas trees. In 1962 the corporation registered two jewelry trademarks, “HR” and “Accent On Value” (1962-1984). Active for twenty-five years, HR jewelry trademark ceased to exist in 1987. Traditionally, the company produced finger rings, bracelets, brooches and pins with the use of 18 K gold, silver and precious stones.
Rosenthal mostly specialized in brooches and his business was successful. By the mid 1960’s he created an iconic design of bejeweled bees that brought him fame. Rosenthal has created several insect designs for Tiffany & Co.
It is in perfect condition.
INVENTORY REF: P0000SONG/.1153