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    Posted 3 years ago

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    Today I show you my latest 2 acquisitions Rare Pietra Dura Fly brooches set in 14K gold. One round and one oval shape. Together with my Micro Mosaic gold fly ring I have a little fly nest besides the cicades.

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    1. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
      Thanks you Hel1 for interest and love
    2. cameosleuth cameosleuth, 3 years ago
      Is the background ivory? The new flies look like a mix of inlay & etching for the legs? Where I live, among teenagers, 'fly' is a term of approval. These are definitely fly.
    3. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
      Thanks you all for love.
    4. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
      cameosleuth thanks for your love and comment. Pietra dura is a term for using cut and fitted, highly polished colored stones to create images. The stonework is glued stone-by-stone to a base after being sliced and cut in different shape sections; and then assembled together so precisely that the contact between each section was practically invisible. So the background is also stone.
    5. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Ooohh! Sweet pair of Bzz Bzz! Great subject ;-)))
    6. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 3 years ago
      Beautiful brooches Agram!
    7. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
      Kyra and Elisabethan the little one i let change into a ring. Therefore i chokes for the wending ring of my late huisbrand. So h can accompagne me always as a little fly.
    8. Agram.m Agram.m, 3 years ago
      Steptoe thanks for looking and loving
    9. endanubis endanubis, 1 year ago
      Hi! I have these same flies as earrings. Incredible as I’ve never really seen anything like them in the treatment of the wings, etc. They are the most beautiful things!
    10. Agram.m Agram.m, 1 year ago
      endanubis thanks for your nice comment. Your flies earrings are they also made of Pietra Dura or Micro Mosaic?
    11. endanubis endanubis, 1 year ago
      The Pietri dura—they are identical in size, shape, and composition. It took my breath away when I saw yours!

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