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Recent activity2216 of 192903Model 1896 Swedish Mauser rifleKRALIK VASES, LOETZ DESIGN!
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Posted 2 months ago

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This is a rather unusual brooch that I recently got. It is unlike any other that I have seen-the large blue glass stone set in a butterscotch color setting. It has a C clasp, which is a bit bent. Thanks for looking


  1. Newfld Newfld, 2 months ago
    The large sapphire blue faceted stone is gorgeous, and the carved frame is lovely with the gold highlights in back (bakelite, lucite?) - nice one!
  2. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 months ago
    Jenni, thank you so much. I too am wondering what the setting was made from :)
  3. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 2 months ago
    What a beautiful brooch!! It looks like Bakelite. It's easy to test, just purchase some Turtle Wax chrome polish (available nearly everywhere) and rub it with a cotton swab. If it turns color, then its Bakelite:)
  4. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 months ago
    Ken, thanks for the info and comment!
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 months ago
    Really Like this One !!!!
  6. Brunswick Brunswick, 2 months ago
    As Vetraio said..I like too! Mesmerizing!!

  7. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 months ago
    Vetraio, thank you-I do too ;)
  8. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 months ago
    Brunswick, appreciate the nice comment!
  9. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 months ago
    Thanks for all the loves on this brooch!
  10. valentino97 valentino97, 2 months ago
    Very pretty. I haven't tried turtle wax, but Simichrome works and turns old plastic yellow....
  11. Alan2310 Alan2310, 2 months ago
    Very special piece
  12. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 months ago
    Valentino, thanks for the tip!
  13. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 months ago
    Alan, thank you so much!

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