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Eyesareblue's loves1 of 47Butterfly Ornament, vintage or antique?Bernard Instone Silver Citrine Brooch
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    Posted 6 years ago

    fleafinder
    (91 items)

    Guess what is this.

    This is an traditional item that is still on sale in a local shop in my area.Bought it one fine day as it looked so old yet new and it is a rare sight these days.

    Used by many asian women decades ago during the world warII and Japanese Occupation

    Unsure who the woman is on the box

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 6 years ago
      Rice powder, for the face:

      https://nl.pinterest.com/pin/104286547594125448/
    2. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 6 years ago
      The face is just a composite drawing of nobody in particular.
    3. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 6 years ago
      http://peaceloveandglitter.com/2012/08/09/shine-be-gone-with-palladio-rice-powder/
    4. fleafinder fleafinder, 6 years ago
      You re right efesgirl! An internationally knowledgeable collector!

      Yes its a pressed powder. I think it is the world cheapest foundation used traditionally with a red lipstick. Bought it only for $1.30. Shall upload more pictures of it
    5. Caperkid, 6 years ago
      the antique Jedi :)
    6. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Fantastic, and a great cosmetic for the price!
      I love Chinese stores because they have so much packaging with this retro style :)
    7. fleafinder fleafinder, 6 years ago
      hi folks thanks for stopping by. Yep this is called the Sam Fong powder aka Three Wind Begonia Powder. Was doing some research about. Apparently from the website it can be used as a metal polishing agent and when you add water it can be a facial mask as well!
      http://www.makeupstash.com/2011/11/sam-fong-hoi-tong-powder-a-silver-polishing-agent.html

      Yet to test it out:)
    8. NevadaBlades, 6 years ago
      Careful..... or you'll grow a moustache!..... lol!
    9. fleafinder fleafinder, 6 years ago
      wahaha that was ticklish! i dont meant the moustach!
    10. valentino97, 6 years ago
      $1.30?? Wow.

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