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1930-40's wood brooch - strawberries?

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Hollyhocks's loves4 of 25Carico Lake green turquoise or Gaspeite bought in New Mexico1966-1967 Sherman Siam Red, Japanned Triple Maple Leaf Pin, Canada Centennial
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    Posted 7 years ago

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    From the DIY era of the 1930-40's is this charming painted wood brooch: 3"x3.5". Not perfect as you can tell the green leaves have some chipped paint. No markings on the back. It has an old c-clasp. Kinda looks Tyrolean, German, Swiss?

    I have a few of these hand-crafted pins in felt, leather and wood but this one is my favorite. I wear it on my favorite jean jacket.

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    1. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      Thank you AGH for loving!

      Thank you Ken! I know you like old pins too. Hello my name is Val and I'm a pinaholic.
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      Cherries? Don't nibble on these!
    3. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      Kevin - you're right I'd break a tooth off! Seems like the shape of a strawberry...I am not sure. Thanks for laughing with me.
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      Thank you Lee and Nadia!!
    5. davyd286, 7 years ago
      Coud be stylized hollyberries? - they are usually pictured in threes.
    6. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      Yes davy - in the holiday theme. Could be! Thank you!
    7. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      I wear brooches a bit and love a quirky one....I would happily wear this anyday! Cool!
    8. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      Thank you racer - it has been worn many times on my old Levi jkt.

      Thanks inky, Phil, mike, Kyra, Virginia, Gudrun, belltown, Elisabeth, Shaun, Tom and Betty for the love! Mrs. Warren for the like! It's all good.
    9. Moonstonelover.jr Moonstonelover.jr, 7 years ago
      Love this one..and I loved seeing all your jewelry!! Thank you for a wonderful time at your house. I had a lot of fun! XOXOXOXO
    10. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      Glad you enjoyed Miss Moon. I will terrorize your cats w/petting when I visit you....
    11. valentino97 valentino97, 7 years ago
      Thank you FanciGirl! I agree - love this. I just found a perfect new dark fitted denim jacket this will look great on if it ever gets cold enough. We are having another triple-digit heat wave.
    12. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      I'm so glad this wonderful old brooch fell into the right hands.
      I love it Mary!
    13. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
      Thanks Eileen for your nice comment! I love this silly pin.

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