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Costume Brooches1776 of 2519Millefiori & rhinestone BroochTurquoise like spider pin
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    Posted 7 years ago

    critchpics
    (3 items)

    I found this little tree frog marked "Reja Sterling" sticking up out of the ground in my garden. Unlike most Reja brooches, he isn't vermeil, and the original stone on his back wasn't clear. The eye that remains is emerald green glass. He dates to the mid-forties.

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    1. critchpics, 7 years ago
      Thank you aghcollect racer4four and katherinescollections! It was a kick finding this buried treasure. :-)
    2. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 7 years ago
      What a neat find!! I bet it was kick :) I'd love to find something like this.
    3. critchpics, 7 years ago
      Thanks Vintagefran! I found myself outside with a trowel looking for the stone, but thankfully reason prevailed. :-)
    4. mulemama, 7 years ago
      I would have been right there next to you, with a strainer in my hand !
      reason would not have prevailed, as I would STILL be looking ;)
    5. critchpics, 7 years ago
      Please mulemama! I don't need encouragement. lol!!
    6. artislove artislove, 7 years ago
      he didnt make his escape in one piece obviously,hope he is happy to be back with you!!
    7. critchpics, 7 years ago
      Only been here for 10 years, artislove, so someone awhile back really missed him. Still haven't totally given up on finding the rest of him. Never know what might turn up next time I till that patch of dirt.
    8. artislove artislove, 7 years ago
      good luck! maybe the frog has a good chance on being reassembled!!!haha
    9. citlikeit, 6 years ago
      Just found this site today!
      Google.com,
      Type in " sterling frog pin raja, "
      There are pictures of your pin available, you might want to look at several to try to determine which is the original stone for this piece.
    10. critchpics, 6 years ago
      Thank you citlikeit! I found one that had green eyes, and an "amethyst" body.

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