Rio Morpho Butterfly Wing Brooch, Vintage 1940s 1950s Tropical Design and offered by TheJewelSeeker on 21VintageStreet.com . This beautiful vintage morpho butterfly wing souvenir brooch that is silver colored metal and bezel set with a colorful tropical butterfly wing scene. The scene is reverse painted on a clear dome and shows the a lake or ocean, the hills of Rio in the background, and the palm tree. The luminous butterfly wings are red, yellow, gold, purple turquoise and green. Those colors are bright and seem to change shades as the pin is moved around. The brooch measures slightly over 1 1/2″ across by about 7/8″. It is signed RIO on the clear dome. The clasp is a simple C shape with no safety typical. It is in very good vintage condition with light age wear. It’s a beautiful pin that would make a lovely vintage gift for her, or any collector of the butterfly wing pieces.
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