Today we are delighted to offer for sale a lovely vintage Guglielmo Cini 925 sterling silver “Gemini” zodiac sign pin! This exquisitely crafted piece depicts the two symbolic twins that represent the gemini zodiac sign, both are playing trumpets while resting upon a heart shaped formed from two cornucopias. Above the twins is a banner that reads “GEMINI”. This darling brooch would make a sweet and one-of-a-kind gift to anyone whose zodiac sign is Gemini! Marked on the back “Sterling by CINI”. The Cini Jewelry Company makes some of the most intricate and amazing silver jewelry available. The company was founded by Guglielmo Cini, who was an Italian jewelry maker. He came to the United States in 1922 at the age of 17 and set up a shop in Boston Massachusetts, where he remained until 1957. During that time he and one of his designers, Felipe Mendosa, created both fine and costume jewelry using hand crafted, master jeweler techniques. The early pieces were marked “Guglielmo Sterling” in a rectangular box. In 1957 Cini moved his operations to Laguna Beach, California and remained there until his death in 1979. Many of the Cini pieces are his original creations. Vintage Cini jewelry is highly collectible today and sought after by avid collectors. The company went out of business in 1970. Pin in very good condition, with very minimal wear/tarnish and patina commensurate with age. An elegant piece that will make a wonderful addition to any fine jewelry collection out there. Fresh to the market!
Dimensions: Height: 2-1/4″ Width: 2″ Weight: 27 grams
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