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    Posted 6 years ago

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    I really love the design of this 2 1-4" hummingbird brooch, with his fuchsia pink rhinestone head, white pave accents & tiny blue eye on textured goldtone. This bird's long curved beak (w/ slight upper tarnish) is for getting deep inside tiny flowers to draw out the nectar - in Brazilian Portuguese the bird is called beija-flor, which means kiss the flower, I love that romantic name. By Marcel Boucher (1937-1971) item #7863P


    1. Caperkid, 6 years ago
      Ahhhh! Nice post Jenni.
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 6 years ago
      The graceful wings are particularly beautiful in their movement, Jenni, super brooch !~
    3. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Guys you are just too nice to me, so great to hear these kind words in the early a.m, (here). Many thanks for the compliments & luv Roy and Phil
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 6 years ago
      Oh, this little hummingbird is superb Jenni!! We have a lot of hummingbirds in our trees and keep a couple of feeders filled all thru the spring and summer.
    5. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      You know something Scott, except for on nature documentaries I don't think I've ever seen a real hummingbird, they are so quick & small, and they never go to regular seed feeders just the special sweet ones. It's one of those things if you blink you miss them, like chickadees, when I had a feeder it was so funny to see them drop down quickly for a seed & take it away to eat later

      Ken thank you for IDing my Boucher, I had hoped you would as I've noticed on other posts you can do that, love to have that knowledge - I finally recently did get that costume jewelry 202 by Carroll book & saw my Trifari halo basket on the cover you told me about

      You're so lucky Thomas to have hummingbirds around, I can imagine them flying at you with those speedy wings & they're tiny right, buzzing around like dragonflies (those we do have, you often have to dodge them)

      Thanks friends for the great comments & love
    6. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 6 years ago
      Lovely bird!
    7. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Thank you so much for the nice compliment MrsT glad you liked it, this Boucher hummingbird was made in various color rhinestones, faux pearls and turquoise but I love this one, appreciate the luv

      Many thanks for the luv bratjdd glad you enjoyed this
    8. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      If only Mary, if international travel wasn't so tight now I'd go to Brazil in a heartbeat - but would learn a few samba lessons first lol! Thanks for the smile & great comment/compliment

      The luv is always appreciated
      Thanks so much!
    9. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Thanks foseatme for the lovely compliment & kind luv, glad you enjoyed this

      Many thanks Karen as always for the luv, glad you liked my hummingbird
    10. AnnaB AnnaB, 6 years ago
      Jenni, it's such a pretty thing, but you sure can have real hummingbirds in your backyard. Here in NY we have just one kind, the Ruby-throated hummers, and they are back as of late April. Buy a hummer feeder, they have them in any home-improvement store or internet (make sure it's easy to take apart and clean- some of them can be frustrating!). Mix sugar and water in 1:4 ratio (i do 1/4 cup sugar: 1 cup water so it doesn't have to sit in a fridge too long), fill the feeder, put it out and wait. It's a good time to see a bunch of them now before they start nesting, as they do come less frequently in June-July but come back like crazy in August-September before they go back to warmer climates. I even managed to take semi-decent close-up pictures of them in the past. Happy hummingburding!! =)
    11. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Anna how lovely to have hummingbirds around, esp the ruby throated are so beautiful, somewhere I have a porcelain plate with one flying into a pink hibiscus flower, one of my fave things. I do know it's possible to see them in NY as several folks nearby have the sugar feeders, it's just that I personally have never been fortunate enough to see one, and have seen on TV how beautiful their iridescent little bodies are - will have to follow your advice & make my own feeder & keep a lookout. Where I live now, eastern Long Island, the most populous bird is the red winged blackbird, who are very protective of their nests around now & send threatening cries every time you walk past! Many thanks for the kind comment & the love Anna, and hope to see a post of your hummingbird pix
    12. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Glad you liked this leighannrn, many thanks for the kind love
    13. inky inky, 6 years ago
      Ive actually used to see hummingbirds quite often, smaller than my thumb..they are the most magical things..beautiful Jenni..:-)
    14. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Very glad you liked my hummingbird Penny, thanks so much for the luv
    15. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Thank you very much Sean, glad you liked this
    16. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 6 years ago
      This is gorgeous. I love the upraised wings contrasting with the downward slope of his beak.
    17. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 6 years ago
      I give up Jenni, I can't pass this up any more, it's just too nice! :^D I have a little silver Pomegranate tipped salt spoon that I just got, that has the same cluster of fuchsia rhinestones, and every time I see this little Hummingbird Brooch, it reminds me, that I should post it! I love it! Thanks! :^)
    18. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Laura thank you so much for the great comment, I liked the sloping look of the beak too so I put the angled photo as my "opener" even tho pic #2 is the most popular pose of this hummer brooch - oftentimes you get surprised looking at your pix as to what angle came out better

      Bill, really glad you liked this it's always great hearing from you, & I hope you will be posting that fuchsia tipped salt spoon in future

      Thank you Laura & Bill 4 the kind loves
    19. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 6 years ago
      Ok it's posted! :^)
    20. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Thanks Bill, really enjoyed the post, nice one

      Many thanks for the kind love SirWalter, glad you liked this
    21. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Glad you enjoyed this Alan, thanks so much
    22. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Very grateful for the luv KKK, glad you enjoyed it
    23. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Awww, delicious and somptuous little critter!!!
    24. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Thank you Pascale for the kind compliment and love, glad you liked my hummingbird
    25. Newfld Newfld, 6 years ago
      Many thanks Roycroft for the love it's greatly appreciated
    26. Newfld Newfld, 6 months ago
      Many thanks for the hummer love

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