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    Posted 2 years ago

    rockit
    (141 items)

    I came across this pin and like it right away. The color is lovely. When I looked at the back there's some writing but I do not know how to read it. The writing is not in English. Does anyone know what language the wordings are written? And what kind of pin is this?

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    1. Gillian, 2 years ago
      This is a Russian papier-mache brooch. Can't help with the translationI'm afraid, it will be in Cyrillic script.

      https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/635121766/vintage-signed-russian-brooch-pin?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=paper+mache+brooch&ref=sr_gallery-4-24&frs=1
    2. rockit rockit, 2 years ago
      @Gillian....thank you so much for the info. I do email Marketing with a Russian dude so I am going to ask him if he can translate it for me. I will then update my post. Thank you once again.
    3. rockit rockit, 2 years ago
      My friend who is a Russian says the wording means "Russian Beauty".
    4. Gillian, 2 years ago
      It has a trombone brooch clasp, which indicates it was used from as early as the late 1800s. The clasp was mainly used by European designers and can be found on more modern pins up to the mid 20th century.
    5. rockit rockit, 2 years ago
      @Gillian...thank you for more info.

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