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St. Labre faux turquoise pin

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    Posted 6 years ago

    valentino97
    (720 items)

    Excellent quality for costume - this is 2-1/2", probably from the 1970's. I wear it with my real Navajo brooches.

    Found a little more info regarding St. Labre:
    Founded by Leo Dohn from New York, he built a jewelry manufacturing plant in the 1960s on a reservation of the Northern Cheyenne in Montana. The plant was in operation only until 1975. They were best known for fake turquoise pieces like this.

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    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      beautiful!!!
    2. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 6 years ago
      Caught my eye.....Beautiful!
    3. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 6 years ago
      I see a mark on it, who made this, valentino? Very stylish!
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 6 years ago
      Thank you Sean!

      Thanks also to PatSea - it is very nice.

      Thanks Ken - yes - good quality and really well made for just junk!

      Katherine - the mark is St. Labre. An identical one right now on ebay.
    5. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      I thought it WAS Navajo from the photo.
      Great Valentino!
    6. valentino97 valentino97, 6 years ago
      Thanks Karen for the nice comment, very fun costume piece. I really LOVE my real items but I wear this one a lot since the design is interesting.

      Thank you CW friends for love!
    7. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Great, good idea to wear together! Perfect on the denim jacket :-))
    8. valentino97 valentino97, 6 years ago
      Thanks Kyra - I love my denim jackets and my turquoise stuff...
    9. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 6 years ago
      Very beautiful Valentino97!!
    10. valentino97 valentino97, 6 years ago
      Thanks Elisabeth, okay to mix fake and real? I've worn it as a necklace too.

      Thank you CW friends for your love.
    11. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Sweet post !! Thanks for sharing!!

      I also still have my 1970's Blue Jean jacket......LOL
    12. valentino97 valentino97, 6 years ago
      I have a few more than I can wear old blue jean jackets. This one is a favorite Levi's, not as old as the 70's but mended and patched....Thanks for loving the old fake brooch.

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