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Posted 12 months ago


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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 !


  1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 12 months ago
    Where on Earth did you find that....
  2. kyratango kyratango, 12 months 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, 12 months ago
    That is superb!
  4. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 12 months ago

    hee hee hee....
  5. Celiene Celiene, 12 months ago
    Metropolitan Museum of Art:
  6. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 12 months ago
    21cm Pascale!!!!that is one very cool long hatpin!!!
    The turquoise is a nice touch!!
  7. kyratango kyratango, 12 months 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, 12 months ago
    uniqueco find there dear:)))not late at all still in time to stick in on santa's cap!
  9. kyratango kyratango, 12 months ago
    Fleafinder, thank you for the idea, visit and kind comment!

    Thanks to all of you, 17 skull lovers ;-))
  10. Agram.m Agram.m, 12 months ago
    Very rare, strange in modern time but very usual in the past
  11. Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse, 12 months ago
    ahhh a Shrunken head...Have you been casting spell's while I was gone lol ....Very cool find my friend ...
  12. kyratango kyratango, 12 months 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 !
  13. courtenayantiques courtenayantiques, 12 months ago
    This is very cool!!
  14. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 12 months ago
    now THAT'S a pinhead!!
  15. paris1925 paris1925, 12 months 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-)
  16. kyratango kyratango, 12 months ago
    ;-)) David!
    I'm completely addict and in permanent need... bzzz bzzz or not!
  17. Rick55 Rick55, 12 months ago
    A little creepy, a little quirky, but sooo cool Kyra!
  18. kyratango kyratango, 12 months ago
    Thanks Rick! Yes, rather creepy and for a quirky lady :-))
  19. kyratango kyratango, 12 months ago
    Many thanks to all of you, 28 lovers!
  20. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 12 months ago
    It is unusual for a piece of female jewellery but very cool :)
  21. kyratango kyratango, 11 months ago
    Vintagefran, yep, very quirky! Thank you for your interest and kind comment :-)
  22. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 11 months ago
    Now I can say I've seen it all!
  23. kyratango kyratango, 17 days ago
    Happy halloween all CW friends!

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