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paris1925's loves59 of 4991920 large 3 rows jadeite necklace, Art Deco clasp.800 silver plique à jour egyptian revival winged scarab brooch.
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    Posted 2 years ago

    kyratango
    (418 items)

    Too late for Halloween..... ;-D

    Very strange subject for women adornment!

    A little carved bone skull, very realistic, with a tiny turquoise on top for setting.

    Whole steel pin is 21cm (8.1/8"), carved skull itself is 1.5cm square (9/16").

    Odd litle guy !

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
      Where on Earth did you find that....
    2. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Woooh Bonnie during one of my last flea market tour... about 4 years ago :-)

      It was in my bunch on top shelf of a tall cabinet...

      Many thanks for loving him, as well as earliest lovers: Caperkid, Sean and Kerry :-D
    3. Celiene Celiene, 2 years ago
      That is superb!
    4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
      https://nl.pinterest.com/pin/289778557246985635/

      hee hee hee....
    5. Celiene Celiene, 2 years ago
      Metropolitan Museum of Art:

      https://nl.pinterest.com/pin/405394403934499801/
    6. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 2 years ago
      21cm Pascale!!!!that is one very cool long hatpin!!!
      The turquoise is a nice touch!!
    7. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Celiene, Bonnie, your links are TERRIFIC, big thank you !
      I heard about early electrical pieces, but never seen any :-)
      The MMA piece is an extraordinary Memento Mori :-)

      Judy, thanks, 21 cm place it in 19th, or 1920, due to the size of the hats then. Longest are 30cm for Belle Epoque monumental feathered hats!
      From the style of the setting and subject of this one, I'd say 1850/1860 ...

      Many warm thanks to all of you, 14 lovers :-D
    8. fleafinder fleafinder, 2 years ago
      uniqueco find there dear:)))not late at all still in time to stick in on santa's cap!
    9. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Fleafinder, thank you for the idea, visit and kind comment!

      Thanks to all of you, 17 skull lovers ;-))
    10. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
      Very rare, strange in modern time but very usual in the past
    11. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Marga, thank you, I dream of getting a true Memento Mori ring! (Beware, so many modern fakes now...)

      Lol, Oroyoroy, yes, now I'm a powerful witch... ;-D

      Thanks to all of you, 22 bewitched lovers !
    12. courtenayantiques courtenayantiques, 2 years ago
      This is very cool!!
    13. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
      now THAT'S a pinhead!!
    14. paris1925 paris1925, 2 years ago
      ispiss di craneuse-)

      as i can see we all are " needy of stuff" we can't stop! -)
      original item-) ya pas que les bzzz dans la vie-)
    15. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      ;-)) David!
      I'm completely addict and in permanent need... bzzz bzzz or not!
    16. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      A little creepy, a little quirky, but sooo cool Kyra!
    17. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Thanks Rick! Yes, rather creepy and for a quirky lady :-))
    18. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Many thanks to all of you, 28 lovers!
    19. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 2 years ago
      It is unusual for a piece of female jewellery but very cool :)
    20. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Vintagefran, yep, very quirky! Thank you for your interest and kind comment :-)
    21. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 2 years ago
      Now I can say I've seen it all!
    22. kyratango kyratango, 12 months ago
      Happy halloween all CW friends!

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