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Victorian and Edwardian Jewelry114 of 765ring and necklaceFine Filigree Antique? Norwegian 830 Silver Lavaliere Necklace Maker?
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    Posted 6 years ago

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    My last (more recent, lol!) buy...

    Unsigned and unmarked, but in Thomas L Mott spirit, this critter is rather big!

    Wingspan is 6 cm.

    Diagonal is 8 cm.

    Some moisture damage to the wings, but colour is still vibrant!

    Last pic is how I intend to wear it, on a cheap Chinese freshwater grey pearls very long string.

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 6 years ago
      A lovely Victorian brooch!
    2. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Bonnie, yep! It is an early butterfly wings one, thank you :-)

      Ken, many thanks for these words! The phone photo editor works great for rendering the actual colors :-))

      Lot of thanks for your lovely visit, Thomas, Mike, Zilla and Lisa!
    3. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 6 years ago
      Beautiful Kyra !!~
    4. Enameled_Beetle, 6 years ago
    5. martika martika, 6 years ago
      It's a piece of art !!!
    6. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 6 years ago
      Wow Pascale, just beautiful!!!
    7. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      I like how understated the brooch is, despite its size. Maybe it's really a moth......
      the are under rated I think!
    8. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 6 years ago
      Wow, what a fantastic dragonfly brooch, Pascale!!! Looks just like the one in your avatar. Beautiful construction, love those wings. Looks good with the pearls, too. :)
    9. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 6 years ago
      What a beauty! Everything is so perfect about it. I actually love the moisture damage on the wings, it gives it additional texture and pattern. Fab!
    10. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Phil and Enameled_Beetle, thanks for your beautiful comment and love!

      Martika, Judy, I falled in love with it at first sight! Thank you ladies :-))

      Karen, it is both stylized and full of movement, looking like a giant may fly! Thank you for your love, visit and appreciation! :-)

      Katherine, a joy to see you! Yes dragonflies may become my new totem ;-)) Thank you for your lovely visit my friend!

      Bijou, so true, the brown flecks complement the iridescence very well, and I love the aged appearance. Thank you for loving the beast!!!

      Many thanks for your loves, Sean, Aura, Vetraio, Alan, Caperkid, Paul and Ho2cultcha !

    11. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 6 years ago
      Just lovely ... And I bet your going to make it just like new.. '-)
    12. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Gary, he is as lovely as you are :-D
      I won't kyratize him, he has his age and wear it well (as us, lol!) ;-)))

      Thank you, friend!
    13. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 6 years ago
    14. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 6 years ago
      Very beautiful!!
    15. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Vintagelamp, a very late thanks for your lovely visit and comment, I must visit Green Lady, and love her again!

      Elisabethan, many thanks for your highly appreciated visit and kind comment :-D

      JImam, Radegunder, Wpj, Hunter, Gary, Sean, Davyd, Melanie and Mrstyndall thank you, and love back to you all from the Bzz Bzz!
    16. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Hi David! No marks on the C clasp...
      British usually don't mark on the closure as French does :-)

      Merci de ta visite!
    17. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 5 years ago
      Oh BOY!! My grandma called dragonflies, "sewing needles" that was a popular name for them in the 1800s!!. Now all 12 of my grandkids call them "sewing needles" when we see them at the park--tradition marches on!!
    18. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Lois! That name is so convenient for these critters :-)
      Thank you for your visit, cute comment and love!

      Elisabethan and Wandlessfairy, many thanks for your loves :-D
    19. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Thanks for your kind visit and love click, PCC and Vintagelamp :-)

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