Bright Cosmos

Bright cosmos

bright Cosmos

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COSMOS SULPHUREUS ‘Cosmic’

Cosmos

Brooch

Vienna, Austria

1950’s-60’s

Ferdinand Godina Söhne

750/1000 Gold 18 K, dyed chalcedony, nephrite

53,8 x 45,5 mm

12 grams

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This brooch with a daisy-like flower in bright orange and another one in yellow might seem a jeweller’s fantasy. Bright instant happiness; almost to good to be true. The depicted annual is the variously coloured bright Cosmos ‘Cosmic’.

The firm F. Godina’s Söhne is one of the oldest goldsmith companies in Vienna. The family-owned firm, founded in 1838 by Ferdinand Godina, is now being run by the fourth generation.It is still situated at its original location, Papagenogasse 5 in Vienna’s 6th District.

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