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    Posted 5 years ago

    Peasejean55
    (491 items)

    I have so many brooches by Bernard Instone that I haven't put on CW, I decided to put them in as a collection. They range from the 1920s to the 1950s, I think it's interesting looking at the differences in his work over this period. Some are marked B.I and Silver others no marks. The two pins with the rock crystal and citrine stone which I think are kilt pins, I'm not a hundred percent sure. On UK ebay they have the two same pins and they are selling them has Bernard Instone, I would be interested if anybody thinks differently.
    I thought it would be interesting to put this collection together so people can see a selection of his work.
    Many thanks for looking, and I wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.

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    Comments

    1. jscott0363 jscott0363, 5 years ago
      Jean, What an incredible collection of brooches you have here!! A Very Merry Christmas to you and your family! And may 2016 be happy, healthy and prosperous for you.
    2. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 5 years ago
      Thank you Scott, for the comment about the brooches. I wish you and your family also the very best for Christmas and the New Year :-)) I'll be flying back to UK this Monday coming, having Christmas with my daughter and friends. My son is visiting his in-laws in Canada.
    3. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Great group, Jean!
      Always informative to see all styles together :-)
      Your collection is beautiful!
    4. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 5 years ago
      Hi Kyra, see what I mean, too many brooches, I need to put them all together and post them, I must have more then 30 or 40 could be even more Instone brooches.
    5. Gillian, 5 years ago
      What an amazing collection. Thank you sharing them. I wonder do you have them all insured?
      Happy Christmas to you, and safe travels for all of you. Families are way too far apart these days, especially at Christmas.
    6. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 5 years ago
      All beautiful! How nice of a collection you have. Merry Christmas.
    7. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      Thanks for putting up these photos, Jean. I love them all.
    8. racer4four racer4four, 5 years ago
      Such a range of styles but all so beautifully executed. I can see why you collect his work Jean.
    9. inky inky, 5 years ago
      These are so beautiful..what a wonderful collection...Merry Christmas Peasejean55....:-)
    10. davyd286, 5 years ago
      What a beautiful collection and great presentation, too! I'd love to see all your BI pieces laid out chronologically, say from earliest to the latest (with perhaps a separate section of those not 100% certainly attributable), it's so helpful to follow the development of the designer's style over time. The same Christmas wish goes out to all CW members who own extensive collections of any particular designer / maker - wouldn't that be a great educational tool and a holiday gift for all CW visitors!
    11. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 5 years ago
      Thank you Gillian, nutsabotas, Efesgirl, Karen, inky and davyd. It really is a pleasure when I get some great feedback on my Bernard Instone collection. I suppose davyd I could try and put my pieces in chronologically order, I still have some more of his pieces and I'm still on the look out for his work. But leave it with me and I'll see what I can do.
      I wish you all a Happy New Year.
    12. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 5 years ago
      Many thanks
      Caperkid
      jscott
      kyra
      MyFavoriteTreasures
      nutsabotas
      Hunter
      Efesgirl
      Manikin
      vetraio
      aura
      mikelv
      wpj
      kiwipaul
      Newtimes
      Vladimir
      inky
      AmberRose
      Roycroftbooksfromme
      davyd
      SEAN
      Radegunder
      Rick
      All the best for the New Year
    13. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 5 years ago
      They are so beautiful!
    14. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 5 years ago
      Thank you for passing by rucklezglass and Elisabethan and leaving your gracious comments :-)
    15. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 5 years ago
      Many thanks
      rucklezglass
      Elisabethan
    16. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      Many thanks

      Newtimes
      Vintageforever
      Tigra
      bijoucaillouvintage
      Mrstyndall
    17. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      Many thanks

      Karenoke

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