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    Posted 1 year ago

    Newfld
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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 #7863P

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    1. Caperkid, 1 year ago
      Ahhhh! Nice post Jenni.
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 1 year ago
      The graceful wings are particularly beautiful in their movement, Jenni, super brooch !~
    3. Newfld Newfld, 1 year 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, 1 year 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. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 1 year ago
      Just gorgeous, this brooch is !!! And by one of my favorite jewelers. Did you know the number indicates, that it's from 1960 ? Truly a Beauty ! :) !
    6. Brunswick Brunswick, 1 year ago
      We have several real ones here..and we hang feeders with sugar water..one almost flew in my face not too long ago! Lol!

      T.
    7. Newfld Newfld, 1 year 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
      buckethead
      Scott
      Ken
      Thomas
      Judy
      Trey
    8. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 1 year ago
      Beautiful Humming Bird Jenni!
      I just love his pretty Ruby Crown & his shape and design is almost lifelike.
      We have them everywhere here...and you can hear them coming...Bzzzzzzzz
      Brazilian Portuguese...interesting! Do you speak it!?
      My Paternal Grandfather was full Brazilian...I have letters over 100 years old,
      Can't read a word. But I digress...
      Your Boucher is amazing...I'll get my hands on one yet:)
    9. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Really glad you liked my hummingbird Eileen & many thanks for great comments/compliments, I do find Brazilian Portuguese interesting since my husband traveled there on business, we get the Brazil channel in our cable TV pkg and between watching shows & a Portuguese dictionary I've got a good understanding of the language, love to visit someday

      Very grateful everyone for the love
      plein-air-painter
      fort
      Gillian
      officialfuel
      aura
      Tigra
      Windwalker
      Vet
    10. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 1 year ago
      Lovely bird!
    11. Newfld Newfld, 1 year 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
    12. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
      Darling pin Jenni - wear it in best of health - and someday on a trip to Brazil :-)
    13. Newfld Newfld, 1 year 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
      Mary
      Sean
      and
      Mary
      Thanks so much!
    14. foseatme, 1 year ago
      Beautiful!
    15. Newfld Newfld, 1 year 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
    16. AnnaB AnnaB, 1 year 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!! =)
    17. Newfld Newfld, 1 year 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
    18. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Glad you liked this leighannrn, many thanks for the kind love
    19. inky inky, 1 year ago
      Ive actually used to see hummingbirds quite often, smaller than my thumb..they are the most magical things..beautiful Jenni..:-)
    20. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Very glad you liked my hummingbird Penny, thanks so much for the luv
    21. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Thank you very much Sean, glad you liked this
    22. betweenthelens betweenthelens, 1 year ago
      This is gorgeous. I love the upraised wings contrasting with the downward slope of his beak.
    23. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year 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! :^)
    24. Newfld Newfld, 1 year 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
    25. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 1 year ago
      Ok it's posted! :^)
    26. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Thanks Bill, really enjoyed the post, nice one

      Many thanks for the kind love SirWalter, glad you liked this
    27. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Glad you enjoyed this Alan, thanks so much
    28. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Very grateful for the luv KKK, glad you enjoyed it
    29. kyratango kyratango, 1 year ago
      Awww, delicious and somptuous little critter!!!
    30. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Thank you Pascale for the kind compliment and love, glad you liked my hummingbird
    31. Newfld Newfld, 11 months ago
      Many thanks Roycroft for the love it's greatly appreciated

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