Vintage, turquoise eyed lion brooch attributed to Sphinx. The brooch is formed from textured gold tone metal in the design of a lion set with faux turquoise stones for its eyes. The brooch has a faintly numbered cartouche set to the base of the back, there is no sphinx stamp, but this design has been attributed to the series of whimsical animal brooches they produced in the 60's - 70's.
Sphinx jewellery is a collectable vintage British UK Jewellery brand. The company was started in the late 1940′s by S Root and was based in Chiswick, London. They were known for their well made, statement costume jewellery pieces , producing a wide spectrum of styles and designs.
Brooch Size is approx 4.2cm by 3cm at widest points.
Secure roll over safety clasp fastening.
Attrinuted to Sphinx, faintly numbered cartouche to the back.