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Posted 2 years ago

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Agram.m
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Due to circumstances I came across the opportunity to buy this ladybug brooch made by Lea Stein brosche to buy. Even though I actually don't like this style jewelry I think this brooch is a beautiful collectors item. The seller told that this brooch is perhaps 50 years old or more and bought in Paris. I have for myself no idea what the age could be and I I can't find a similar brooch nor on Google nor on other sites of Lea Stein jewelry. Please who has any idea of the age?

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  1. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Newtimes, thanks for loving! Have a good weekend! Have you any idea dating this brooch?
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Thanks BELLIN68 for your comment and loving. Have a good weekend!
  3. Newtimes Newtimes, 2 years ago
    I think its an older brooch. You can see the modern 'coccinelle' brooches have a more easy form to make.
    http://www.baubles-and-bibelots.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=19

    But I will let you know if I find out more about it.
  4. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Hello Newtimes, thanks for your Answer. I heart from the seller that this must have been one of the first ladybug brooches Lea Stein had made before her husband invented the (I don't know the English word) Lamineer technique. Perhaps this helps your investigation?
  5. Stillwater Stillwater, 2 years ago
    Wow Agram, what a great piece! I would guess its a 1960's-70's kind of thing, though I'm not familiar with Lea Stein dates
  6. Stillwater Stillwater, 2 years ago
    I found this on a website:

    "These "vintage" pieces of jewelry were made from 1969 until 1981 and are identified by a v-shaped pin-back which is heat mounted to the back of each piece, as are the pin-backs on her newer pieces. The v-shaped pinback is always marked "Lea Stein Paris." The smallest pieces have tiny straight pin-backs which say "Lea Stein."

    Looks like it is an older piece, probably 1970's. It looks aged in the photos?
  7. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Stillwater, I know the name of the process: eliminating cellulose!
  8. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Stillwater, thanks again for loving and yes indeed it looks aged. The seller told me it's from the beginning is the Stein period, bought in Paris and I would like to know if this one of the first ladybug brooches from Lea Stein and a dating. I don't can find a similar on the web! Hope hearing from you!!!
  9. Stillwater Stillwater, 2 years ago
    Unfortunately I didn't this one either, similar ones, but not your exact piece
  10. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Stillwater, indeed a pitty I'm still looking for the exact dating of this brooch, thanks anyway for alle your effort!
  11. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    AmberRose thanks for your support and loving.
  12. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    miKKoChristmas11 thanks also for this loving.
  13. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 2 years ago
    Beautiful, I used to collect bug brooches, here is a link to photos and websites
    https://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&site=&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1120&bih=602&q=lea+stein+ladybug+brooch&oq=lea+stein+ladybug+brooch&gs_l=img.12...2038.16687.0.18618.26.9.1.16.17.0.418.1118.8j4-1.9.0...0.0...1ac.1.4.img.110wh4BdKEI#imgrc=bQfWVkbNXgCinM%3A%3BzVY9lbCIFv1XtM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.jenniferwrenantiques.com.au%252Fmedia%252Fpics%252Fsite%252Fimagecache%252F9%252F6%252F96CBB85D7980B3CC6E25CCA7AE07C376.JPG%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.jenniferwrenantiques.com.au%252Fon%252Flea-stein-pavone%252Flea-stein-brooch-ladybug%252F%3B640%3B480
  14. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 2 years ago
    If you have trouble go to google images and then when in go to whatever site you want. For instance then put in Lea Stein jewelry images and I get lots of pictures of cats and bugs.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lea_Stein
  15. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 2 years ago
    Also there are many sites out there and books on costume jewelry which I used to sell when I sold books. There are collector books with her jewelry. Phil.
  16. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    PhilDavidAlexanderMorris thanks for your helpful comment. But of course I could find the Google sites but there I don't find any lady bug brooch the same as mine. And for one brooch of Lea Stein it seems to me a bit unnecessary to buy a book on this subject.
    But her jewelry is so important that I find it nice to be able to add this to my collection. Because I dont'can find the same I would be nice a give my brooch some date??
  17. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 2 years ago
    I realize the wiki only gives a period of 1969 to 1981, which would make it pre-rivets for attachment.
  18. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, because English is not my native language I hope you don't mind but I don't understand the last half of your comment. Can you please explain what you mean by this?

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