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Costume Jewelry3636 of 7351Weiss Vintage BroochWhat kind of stone is this????
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    Posted 3 years ago

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    So some unique pieces on my hands. First photo, a bracelet which when I saw it immediately thought of Madonna's lingerie, lol. It's conical mixed with rhinestones which seemed like a unique combination. The second photo is of a poor little butterfly brooch, alpaca silver made in Mexico, originally was filled with abalone, all gone now -- needs kyratization for sure. The third and fourth photo I'm not sure what it is. Look like paste stones, what the metal is I don't know, short bent pin with nothing at the other end. If anyone has any information to share on these odds and ends, I'd love to hear what you think. I hope you enjoyed seeing these, and thanks for looking.

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    1. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Katherine - so true - the bra that Jean Paul Gaultier made for Madonna and a post punk bracelet. The butterfly is an open project - will be a great project! And, I have similar rhinestone pin in 3 and 4, also missing rhinestones, ouch. Very fun all!
    2. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Lol! Thought immediatly of Madonna's Gaultier bra!!!
      The butterfly would be striking if you apply my "stones encrusted in polymer clay pie" recipe :-)
    3. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      I love the bracelet but don't go hugging people too hard.
      The butterfly is as Valentino says a wonderful blank canvas.
      Sweet rhinestone brooch too. Don't let the others know my dodgy fix but if I only have one rhinestone missing I just drop coloured nail polish in the hole and when it's dry drop clear glitter polish over that. It works well enough for me (but I am old and partially blind).
    4. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 3 years ago
      Thanks for the love, Newtimes, valentino97, sklo42, mikelv85, kyratango, Efesgirl, vetraio50, aura, and racer4four. :)

      Val, thank you, glad I wasn't the only one who thought of that! :)

      Kyratango, thanks, see, that Gaultier bra is iconic! I thought of you when I saw this poor little butterfly, wish it could flutter over there for a little of your superb TLC. ;)

      Karen, LOL, you are so funny! :))

    5. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 3 years ago
      Oh, sorry I forgot to answer, there aren't any rhinestones missing on the brooch, as I guess sometimes happens, antique paste stones darken. :)
    6. OneGoodFind OneGoodFind, 3 years ago
      Haha, LOL
    7. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Yes, I know Gaultier from design school days and of course because he is an amazing designer.
    8. antiquerose antiquerose, 3 years ago
      LOL................I think I can see the resemblance in the first pic.....LOL

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