Bernard Instone Large Silver Brooch

£115.00

Hallmarked for 1963, this beautiful brooch was produced in the last year that the influential Arts & Crafts designer was involved in his company before retiring and handing over to his sons.

Available from Stella Ritzy Retro
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Description

A rare statement brooch from the Bernard Instone company, hallmarked for the year that he retired and passed the business to his son. With a beautiful curving and flowing foliage design this brooch has Instone’s design motifs, probably designed by him as it was essayed in the year he retired.

A rare and collectable piece in excellent condition.

Measures: 57 mm / 2 1/4″ in diameter.

Marked on the reverse with ‘B.I’ and hallmarked for Birmingham 1963. Also separately marked with the B.I emblem surrounded by ‘STERLING SILVER’ and ‘MADE IN ENGLAND’.
It will be posted in a new black cardboard gift box and sent by a tracked postal service.

Postage is free within the UK, please request a quote for overseas postage. I accept payment by PayPal only. Please use the ‘enquire to buy’ button and I will send you a PayPal invoice for your purchase.

Stella Ritzy Retro

Stella Ritzy Retro is my curated collection of twentieth century jewellery and accessories. My passion for vintage jewellery and history is combined to bring you distinctive pieces to treat yourself with, collect and give as gifts. I sell what I love: quality vintage pieces that I hope you will love too.

You will find a variety of jewellery in my shop but I have a particular interest in mid century and Scandinavian silver. I also sell some vintage accessories such as powder compacts and trinket boxes when I am able to source them. I have been selling on Etsy since 2018 with five star reviews and on Instagram as @stellaritzyretro where I highlight new items and share my obsession with all things vintage. Enjoy browsing and please contact me if you would like to know more about any item. Michele X

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Payment 

I accept payment by PayPal only. Please use the contact button to purchase and I will send you a PayPal invoice.

Free postage within the UK, competitive international prices.

Despatch time – within 3 working days

At the current time I am limiting my trips to the post office. My usual posting days are Wednesday and Saturday. Once posted I will send you a message with your tracking reference number.

All items are sent by a tracked and insured postal service: Royal Mail Signed For within the U.K. and Tracked/Signed international services where available. 

Packaging 

Your jewellery will be sent in a new black cardboard box unless the maker’s box is part of the sale. Vintage jewellery boxes shown in the listing photographs are for display only. 

I use recycled padded envelopes and bubble wrap.

Gift wrapping service

I can gift wrap your item with quality wrapping paper, a fabric ribbon, matching gift tag and write your personal message for an extra £4. Please let me know if you require this when contacting me to purchase.

Refund Policy

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic I am not accepting returns. 

I honestly describe and photograph any defects or signs or wear in my stock. I am happy to provide more photographs and information about any of the items on sale, just send me a message. I have been trading online on another major website since June 2018 with five star reviews and I take great care to ensure I accurately and honestly describe my items for sale. 

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Cancellation / Return / Exchange Policy

Returns and exchanges

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic I am not accepting returns or exchanges.

I honestly describe and photograph any defects or signs of wear in my stock. I am happy to provide more photographs and information about any of the items on sale, just send me a message.

Cancellations

Please inform me within 24 hours of placing your order if you wish to cancel the sale and I will issue a full refund. I cannot refund you if the item has been posted.