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Art Deco Lady Brooch - Corolle Pin by Lea Stein Paris

This Flapper girl brooch looks as if she dates from the 1920s but despite her Art Deco appeal she is a contemporary design from the famous Paris factory of Lea Stein.  Known as ' Corolle' this lady pin has a black collar speckled with squares of vibrant colours. The collar shape is a half flower and she sports a neat little red bathing cap type hat.The hat is further adorned with a multi layered decal with a round 'bulls eye' target design centre in shades of red, cream and green.   Her face is ivory with a black star for her eye.  Made from cellulose acetate or rhodoid the pin is very light and easy to wear and will sit well on all fabrics.  The reverse of this brooch has a silver tone metal pin with the all important Lea Stein Paris signature and the laminate on the reverse is simply black and white.  This retro brooch is in excellent condition and measures 6.5 cms by 4.5 cms at its widest points.











LEA STEIN was born in Paris in 1931 and worked as a dress designer. She began making her now famous Jewellery when her husband, Fernand Steinberger, ( a Plastics Chemist ) discovered a process of laminating cellulose acetate to create a unique range of colours & patterns.
Buttons for her frocks were their first products; followed by brooches, bangles and earrings. The factory was forced to close in the 1980’s but has since re-opened much to the relief of costume jewellery collectors and Lea Stein fans. Lea Stein loves to produce designs based on animals and flowers. Now she is quite an elderly lady but still introduces a couple of new designs each year.
Each brooch has the trademark ‘V’ shaped pin on the back and is signed: ‘LEA STEIN PARIS’. The manufacturing process used means that no two pieces are exactly alike. The fabulous designs, the ease of wearing and their quirky appeal are just some of the reasons why they are so collected around the world today.

JEWELLERY DETAILS

Designer or Brand: Lea Stein, Paris

Condition: Excellent - New

Decade: Current

Era: Contemporary Retro in Art deco Style

Subject: Flapper Girl, Lady, Flower Girl

Type: Brooch

Material: Plastic Laminate Rhodoid

Colours: Cream, Black, Red and Green

£72.00
Art Deco Lady Brooch - Corolle Pin by Lea Stein Paris
Art Deco Lady Brooch - Corolle Pin by Lea Stein Paris Art Deco Lady Brooch - Corolle Pin by Lea Stein Paris Art Deco Lady Brooch - Corolle Pin by Lea Stein Paris Art Deco Lady Brooch - Corolle Pin by Lea Stein Paris

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