Circa 1973 Vintage Bill Schiffer Artisan Flower Brooch
A circa 1973 vintage artisan flower brooch by Bill Schiffer. The brooch is comprised of composite featuring a yellow flower surrounded by green-tonal leaves with engraved detailing and a stem pin closure. The brooch is signed ‘Schiffer’ on the front and includes an engraved signature to the verso and ‘© 3-25-73’.
- This item has been evaluated and verified by an independent Graduate Gemologist (DCCREN).
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Born in New York, Bill Schiffer rose to prominence as a painter and sculptor in the early 1980’s. Though he still works in many two dimensional and three dimensional art mediums, Schiffer is most well known for his unique handcrafted jewelry, which he started designing after a foray experimenting with wearable art in the fashion scene. Bill Schiffer’s art and jewelry has been shown in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, as well as major museums in Italy, Japan, Germany and the United States. His work has been featured in publications including Vogue, Elle, Bazaar, Women’s Wear Daily, Seventeen and Cosmopolitan.
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