Sphinx Victorian Revival Mourning Brooch
Vintage gold tone brooch signed Sphinx.
Designed in the style of a Victorian Mourning Brooch
Gold tone filigree square design set with black lucite to the centre to form a flower.
Fastens with a locking C clasp.
2" (5 cm) x 2" (5 cm)
Sphinx vintage jewellery is a highly collectable and an old British UK Jewellery brand.
The company was started in the late 1940′s by S Root and their factory was based in Chiswick, London employing over 200 - 300 people. They were known for their well made, statement costume jewellery pieces , producing a wide spectrum of styles and designs. They made jewelry for Kenneth Jay Lane, Butler & Wilson, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales and others. Some pieces made for Butler & Wilson have both B&W and Sphinx marks