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    Posted 5 years ago

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    4 sad Mexican divorces: They're all sterling earrings from 30's-50's (tree maybe 50's-70's) and marked. The first 2 are ready for a soldered loop. I think the top one is 1930's. I pulled off the broken screwbacks some years ago. The blue glass mask would make a nice pin, but I keep hoping I'll find its mate somewhere since the style is common. However, the blue isn't as easy to find. The tree?? I bought these pierced trees in Tijuana from a little old lady with one display box - for $1 in late 80's and were my favorites because of the delicate motif and slender .5" wide size. Then a few years ago I lost one while moving and I've been searching for it online, etc. ever since.

    So....they are divorced but much loved, taken out and cleaned every now and again - oops the blue mask is not too clean....

    Hope you enjoy - and yes I'm hoping to find their match.

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      I love them all....and now they have each other for company! :-)
    2. MyFavoriteTreasures MyFavoriteTreasures, 5 years ago
      These are great. You know, in today's world, earrings don't have to match!! I'd wear these puppies and mix them up in a heartbeat!
    3. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Hi Bonnie! You are right!!

      MyFav - I wear the tree w/another small stud earring, hoping someone will say - HEY, I have one of those too :-)

      Thanks Mike for the love!
    4. MyFavoriteTreasures MyFavoriteTreasures, 5 years ago
      That's great! My ears are pierced twice (which is not much, compared to some of the younger generation LOL), so I'd find a way to fit them in (not all at once, but in a mix or as an add-on to existing pairs).
    5. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      Great Bunch of Divorcee there. I am sure they enjoy each other company and maybe you can take them out to play some Bingo some time, or for a coffee.

      Those chump of the mates that left these poor pieces....LOL
    6. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Hi MyFav - Ha, ha ha! I am old and only one piercing per ear, 2 is great though tiny on top? I wear big rings and bracelets by the stacks so I think it balances out better that way.
    7. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thanks Rose - maybe our singles can get together for bingo? I am sad about the missing mates. Always hoping I will find them one day. But honestly, these 4? No, I've been looking years to match these all up.

      Thank you CW friends for love: Mike, Jean, Amatoor, Aura
    8. Gillian, 5 years ago
      A couple of them would make lovely necklaces, or put, not together, on a silver wire. They're very elegant in my humble opinion.
      Knew someone eons ago, that only ever wore one earring.
    9. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Valentino! What a troup of cuties!!!
      Beeing fond of brooches I'd put a pin back to each and wear them as a group on a lapel
    10. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Hi Gillian - I am not sure what I'll do with them, agree the 2 silver are elegant enough to carry off as a pendant. Simple and lovely! One long or dramatic earring? Yes, remember that too!
    11. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thanks Kyra - I hear you - all would work as pins, which I love on sweaters and jackets. I haven't made my mind up yet....
    12. MyFavoriteTreasures MyFavoriteTreasures, 5 years ago
      Not necessarily tiny on top; for instance, I'd put the one with the blue stone in the top hole of one ear lobe (completely covering the bottom hole and no earring there), then put a matching-pewter-type ball stud in the top hole of the other ear, with a like-pewter-loop in the bottom hole of same ear. OR, I'd put that tree-looking one in the top hole of one ear (again, covering bottom hole and no earring there), and put 2 pewter stud types in the opposite ear. I don't know, maybe I'm just weird LOL. But I'd find a way, they're too nice!
    13. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      MyFavoriteTreasures - I EAR YOU - thanks I like your suggestions! I usually only wear simple earrings to off-set the other globs of glory I wear below on wrist and fingers... You are not weird.
    14. Gruff Gruff, 5 years ago
      Are you talking about my brother he married for Spanish girls and divorce them all
      Number five is a charm
    15. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      The third one is my fav, looks like an Egyptian design, the blue stone is too beautiful !
    16. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Ha ha ha Gruff - is this true about your brother? One of my sisters has been married 4 times - twice to the same guy. She always gets on my ass when I complain about my boyfriend (of 13 yrs) She says I'm lucky to have stayed independent and held on to all my money - jokey wink - :-) but independence, being able to collect junk, birds, decorate my place the way I want ....PRICELESS. hee hee hee
    17. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thanks Phil - I looked online and blue glass seems to be a bit pricey. Yes, Mexican mask looks Egyptian doesn't it? I love this blue.

      Thanks Gudrun - you were the one who called them divorces.

      Thanks friends for the loves.
    18. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 5 years ago
      They are all beautiful! Wear them together and mix them. The blue is a stunning piece!
    19. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 5 years ago
      I'm gonna go out on a limb here and suggest a charm bracelet, especially since you love your bracelets!
    20. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thanks Elizabeth! I think I can find a blue set someday.

      Thanks Ken - me too. I love that dangle one and plan to remake it to one of my Blue Jean Jkt Scatter pins.

      Thanks Sue - I LOVE bracelets, thanks for remembering! If these flip around the sad backs would they have to be pin or pendant. I'm going to leave the blue alone for awhile.
    21. jthistle, 5 years ago
      I have the match to your earring with the three dangles! I just checked and mine is the reverse of yours. How cool.
    22. valentino97 valentino97, 5 years ago
      Thanks jthistle - that is cool! Where are you from? I believe mine came from Southern California. Love that you have the mate to my divorced earring :-) Will they ever meet again???

      I still love the pierced tree earring from pic 4 the most, bought in Tijuana sometime in the late 1980's. Anyone out there have this earring?

      Freiheit just posted a blue glass bracelet to match my beautiful blue divorcee....

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