This is the famous Napier Danish grape leaf brooch. The particular item was one of Napier’s most popular and best selling pieces. The brooch introduced around 1959 is made from die-stamped and silver-plated brass. Called the “Danish Grape Leaf,” this brooch measures 3 1/8″ x 5″ w.
One of the magnificent color combinations used by Napier was silver and amethyst. Here is a great example of timeless design utilizing corrugated spiral metal work surmounted by a large amethyst-colored rhinestone. The texture and colors are amazing. c. 1950s.