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    Posted 3 years ago

    Mrstyndall
    (866 items)

    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

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 3 years 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, 3 years ago
      Jenni, thank you so much. I too am wondering what the setting was made from :)
    3. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 3 years 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, 3 years ago
      Ken, thanks for the info and comment!
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
      Really Like this One !!!!
    6. Brunswick Brunswick, 3 years ago
      As Vetraio said..I like too! Mesmerizing!!

      Thomas.
    7. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Vetraio, thank you-I do too ;)
    8. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Brunswick, appreciate the nice comment!
    9. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Thanks for all the loves on this brooch!
    10. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Very pretty. I haven't tried turtle wax, but Simichrome works and turns old plastic yellow....
    11. Alan2310 Alan2310, 3 years ago
      Very special piece
    12. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Valentino, thanks for the tip!
    13. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Alan, thank you so much!

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