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    Posted 4 years ago

    kyratango
    (433 items)

    For Katerino, who posted unmounted oval miniatures birds made from feathers.

    These are 2cm diameter for the largest, 1.8cm for the egret.

    Unmarked gold.

    I situe them between 1890/1910

    I have more egrets elsewhere...

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    Comments

    1. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Katerino's birds:

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/223110-miniature-bird-silhouettes-on-mother-of
    2. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Awww... Thank you Thomas!
    3. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 4 years ago
      Interesting how these things come in and out of style. Yours is Victorian, I have a MCM picture of a bird made of feathers, apparently very popular for a time. Thanks for sharing, I always love looking at your things! :)
    4. racer4four racer4four, 4 years ago
      Everything you show us is exquisite Pascale. These are just wonderful.
    5. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      Wow Pascale......how beautiful.....love them!!!
      The twins picture is great......how are they going?
    6. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 years ago
      Love these gems, sweet one !
    7. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 4 years ago
      Fab! I've never seen such buttons. Truly wonderful!
    8. paris1925 paris1925, 4 years ago
      Wow love them????
    9. Agram.m Agram.m, 4 years ago
      Love them, so gracious!
    10. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Lisa, me too! Doggies are still growing... 9 months now! Thank you for your interest,comment and love :-)

      Katherine, yep, I remember dreaming in front of framed bird figures like that in my childhood... thank you so much, my friend for loving my things!

      Karen, thank you for your highly appreciated compliment!!! I love lurking at your wonderful glass collection!

      Judy, thank you, how is Peejay now? The twins are still rascals, chewing, digging and growing... but really loving creatures, only too energetic ;-)

      Phil, thanks! You're a gem, love back to you.
      :-D

      Bijou, thanks! By Google search images "victorian real feathers bird" you can see a bunch mounted in lockets or fobs :-)

      David, Marga, MERCI BEAUCOUP! ;-))
    11. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      PeeJay is fantastic thanks Pascale....eats, sleeps and plays.....will walk for approx 20-30 minutes and then it is nap time again. Play time is a wild affair ......jumping in the air and running through the house with her favourite toy then playing tug-0f-war with it and me......she is just so funny!!
    12. courtenayantiques courtenayantiques, 4 years ago
      these are fantastic! Thank-you for sharing them
    13. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Judy, glad Peejay and you are happy together, nothing best than a good play with our 4 legged friends :-))
      I read you were moving to another house, wishing you courage for the packing... and plenty of happiness with this exciting moment!

      Courtenay, thanks to you for the appreciation, and kind comment :-D
    14. Manikin Manikin, 4 years ago
      Oh these are beautiful ! You find the most amazing pieces . Love Love !
    15. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Ha Mani, I still find them incredible, so tiny and detailed, love, love back to you with s big thank you, XOXO
    16. Celiene Celiene, 4 years ago
      Love them.
    17. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Lisa... love love them ;-))

      Celiene, thank you!
    18. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 4 years ago
      Thanks Pascale for your kind wishes for our move........apart from the packing, we are really excited and looking forward to starting a new chapter in our lives and PeeJay and I are both going to enjoy the big fully enclosed back yard which is flat and grass!! And there aren't any huge steep steps either.......so, on with the packing for another day.........
    19. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 4 years ago
      These are absolutely wonderful!!!
    20. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Judy, I can feel your excitement! And a new garden too! Great!!!

      Thanks Vintagelamp! :-D

      Thank you Ttomtucker for liking the birdies!
    21. Signaholic Signaholic, 4 years ago
      Could these have been made for cufflinks! My wife collects a lot of this kind stuff with horse and hunting dogs on them.
    22. inky inky, 4 years ago
      These are wonderful, I just love them!...:-)
    23. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      I have to agree with the above comments they are beautiful.
    24. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Signaholic, they are a little bit largest than usual cufflinks... I would love to see your wife's collection! I suppose it is reverse painted intaglios/Essex crystals :-)
      Thank you for your interest, love and comment !

      Inky, Jean, thank you and love back to you :-))

      Sean, thank you very much for your visit and love !
    25. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 years ago
      Wow I have never seen anything like this before. They look great.
    26. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Ooh, thank you Elisabethan for the wow comment!

      Huge collective thanks to all 35 friends who loved the birdies :-D
    27. lentilka11, 4 years ago
      Love them! You always have the best pieces!
    28. Jorge_Pena, 2 months ago
      Hello. Hope these days find you all well. My morher passed away a few years ago and you are the only people Ive found on the internet that knows something about this kind of jewelry. I had a bracelet in rose gold and a bouton that comes with it and want some insight about them. Perhaps you can help me.

      Thank you so much.

      Jorge
    29. Jorge_Pena, 2 months ago
      *I have.

      If there is a way to send you pics let me know. I am pretty sure the two pieces I've talked about are from the beginning of the 20th century.
    30. kyratango kyratango, 2 months ago
      Hi Jorge!
      You can create a post on Collectors Weekly with your pieces pics, of course all of us will see them...
      There is no way to contact members here directly
      :-(
      I follow you from now, so I'll see your post when you'll create it and be able to comment.
      Thank you for your kind words about my jewellery knowledge, but I'm not the only one of internet to have it ;-)))
    31. kyratango kyratango, 2 months ago
      Jorge, you could join Antiquers too, I'm kyratango also there, and you can send private messages!
      https://www.antiquers.com/
    32. Jorge_Pena, 2 months ago
      Gracias Kyratango! I'll try to take some nice pics and post them here. Not easy though. I'll see the other web site afterwards. Thank you for answering.
    33. Jorge_Pena, 2 months ago
      I've succeeded!!! Sorry if I fail in writing in English. I hope you like the collection and let me know if you know something about it.

      Thank you all, specially Kyratango.

      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/288136-old-rose-gold-bird-feather-handmade-bird

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