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    Posted 2 months ago

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    Here is a 3" Hattie Carnegie Pisces fish design with amethyst rhinestone star in center, item #139540 issued in 1944 with i.d. in Julia Carroll's Costume Jewelry book 202. Next to a 3"H clear glass with top etching of the Pisces fish symbol in a mushroom design by Viking Glass from their 1980s zodiac series
    Happy BD to all CW Pisces people!


    1. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 months ago
      Wow, the brooch is in amazing condition! Nice addition to you collection!
    2. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 2 months ago
      The mushroom is cute :)
    3. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 months ago
      Wow! 75 years old!
      Unbelievable iconic piece by HC!
      Beautiful etching on the mushroom!
      Just love and always look forward to your zodiac posts!
    4. Broochman Broochman, 2 months ago
      A stunning brooch and gorgeous Viking Glass piece!!! They make a beautiful pair! :)
    5. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 2 months ago
      This is really beautiful and unusual, the two fish are so ancient looking(I kinda have a thing for ancient looking fishes!) and with the star in the middle, it reminds me of some old seal or stamp? or maybe a tarot card or even on the door of some subterranean temple?! I can't believe both pieces are so old, it's amazing how well they have stood the test of time.
    6. kyratango kyratango, 2 months ago
      Aah! Thanks for posting my Zodiac ;-)
      Nice pisces/pieces and beautiful staging too :-D
    7. Ilikethings Ilikethings, 2 months ago
      Very cool Jenni,,,nice find..
    8. valentino97 valentino97, 2 months ago
      Love your post as always combining jewels w/other fab glass. I enjoy seeing what your pairing is each time. This is great! The brooch is SO cool! Would love to see the entire zodiac from that line.
    9. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 months ago
      Gorgeous mushroom gem, very nice engraving !!~
    10. Newfld Newfld, 2 months ago
      Thank you so much everyone for the Pisces love

      Thanks MrsT, have to agree this oldie brooch was in great shape for age, the sharp seller had to know it was a book piece as they got a lot of $ from me for it but I'm a big Carnegie fan - great compliments & glad you liked the mushroom too!

      Super thanx Eileen, you and me both look forward to my zodiac posts, your Aries will be the next one up soon - I almost forgot Pisces with all my Carnaval excitement the past couple wks, don't ever want to forget any of my great CW folks' signs. Always fantastic compliments you are the best

      Thanks Broochman for enjoying both pieces & fab compliments, it took me a long time to angle the first photo just right to highlight these guys

      Lauren I love to see my pieces through your creative lens, it's totally spot on that the fish brooch has an ancient temple look, the designer sort of angled the Pisces words, fish and star to look that way. I am always super grateful for your terrific comments, thank you so very much

      Pascale my Piscean friend, I should have guessed you were a fish because you are always so kind! Hope you had or will have a wonderful BD & thanks for the lovely comment

      Thanks Ilikethings for the super compliment, I think I was really lucky to find these two pieces they seem to play off each other well

      Thanks as always Mary for the wonderful praise, I try to make my combo pieces interesting esp in the astrology dept which you know I love. I got the Viking mushroom at a good price on auction, maybe just hit it lucky as usually my auction buys are competitive - I'm the type to put a high first bid in, and darned if the other bidders go right to my max price! There are enough of these zodiac mushrooms still on the market but as usual it's a good idea to compare prices, I usually do a Google search first to see what's around

      Phil thank you so much for the excellent compliment, Viking did do a really nice job engraving the mushroom tops, seeing my pix again now I wonder did I really do the full two-fish etching justice though I tried, and I also like the little fringe lines
    11. Newfld Newfld, 2 months ago
      Thank you officialfuel and Roycroft for the love, it is very thoughtful of you and greatly appreciated
    12. Newfld Newfld, 2 months ago
      Thank you Sean and jb for the very thoughtful love, it's greatly appreciated and glad you enjoyed this

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