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    Posted 2 years ago

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    Even though I am not a big fan of Sherman, the colors of hyacinth orange and olive green are just perfect for this time of year. The seller said this color combination was extremely rare. I don't care about rarity as much as, more importantly, how it looks. Which brings me to this...
    In the last two photos do you see the navette sticking out at the top from the top tier. This, to me, looks strange. If the maker would of turned the tier a quarter turn counter clockwise it would of set perfectly. Not to mention it can, quite literally, poke you while wearing it.
    Oh well, it will cool down soon where I live so I'll wear it on a coat lapel so as not to be impaled by my jewelry. :)
    ENJOY! just be careful...


    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
      That set is gorgeous! I would just live with the sticky-out part, LOL!! :-))))
    2. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 2 years ago
      What a beautiful set...Sherman is top of the line jewelry !!!
      A very, very nice find ! :)
    3. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      Thank you Bonnie and Ken for first loves! It is pretty shiney for being nearly sixty years old!
      Much appreciated,
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
      This set is so beautiful! I really love it! The combination of colors is delicious and I am sure you love it even as it pokes you :-)
    5. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      Valentino, your comment literally made me laugh out loud. I wore it today with an olive green blouse and I didn't get poked. What I did get was compliments, which is always nice.
    6. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      What a beauty!!!
      The colours must be a perfect fit with your olive blouse, you surely deserved the compliments and not being poked ;-D
    7. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      wow so beautiful ! love love . Sherman made some of the finest jewelry I have seen .
    8. raven3766 raven3766, 2 years ago
      This is gorgeous and you have a set! How special this will look when worn....
    9. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      Kyratango, thank you so much,very kind.
      Manikin, I'm starting to take a liking to it, now that I own a piece.
      Raven, perfect colors for Fall, yes?
    10. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      Thank you for the love, SpiritBear.
    11. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      Mrsstyndall, much appreciated!
    12. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 years ago
      hubba, hubba....I love !!
    13. lentilka11, 2 years ago
      gorgeous.. love!!
    14. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      Lol... thank you Rose!
    15. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      Thank you for the love!
    16. NanaDee NanaDee, 1 year ago
      so pretty
    17. plein-air-painter, 2 months ago
      Ok, this is probably crazy, but those navettes on the leaves that are poking you, are supposed to be a bug? They kinda look like one to me.

    18. Broochman Broochman, 2 months ago
      After looking at this brooch more thoroughly, I think it represents a bird! Yeah, that's it. The part sticking out would be it's head and the center is the body and then the wings. Maybe I'm wrong all together! ?
    19. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 months ago
      Ha! Maureen,
      This was my first Sherman piece. I fell in love with the colors. If you saw it in person you could see it should of been set a 1/4 of a turn on top. It would of looked perfect. I'll never know what the maker was thinking. But now, Ken thinks it looks like a bird soaring, and I agree in a way. It's all a matter of interpitation...
    20. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 months ago
      Armed and completely dangerous as most of the jewellery of the period. I don't think it is going to attack you however and the design looks like a hairy old moth, but fab as all sherman is. I admire the super rare colours also which makes this moth stand out.I am surprised no one is fighting you for this pece as we speak !~
    21. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 months ago
      Ha! Ha! Phil...
      You made my day..."hairy old moth!"
      Yes, the colors are scrumptious, that's why I bought it :)

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