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    Posted 1 year ago

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    This 2 3-4" textured goldtone sea shell brooch has numerous tiny white rhinestones on its surface which are very reflective. From Hobe (1927-1995) ca 1950s

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    1. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      possibly a scallop shell instead?
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 1 year ago
      Beautiful!! I think Rob is correct. I too believe this would be a scallop shell.
    3. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 1 year ago
      Wow, this is a wonderful piece...
      I can almost see Venus rising out of the sea on this magnificent shell...
      Hobe is yet another high end designer, then again our Jenni knows her jewelry!
    4. junkbuddy junkbuddy, 1 year ago
    5. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Thanks so much everyone for the kind love & comments

      Ken thank you very much for the always kind compliments, I am delighted that you enjoyed this shell brooch

      Thanks Eileen for the lovely compliments, this is an old Hobe I bought from rl yrs ago, it may be a simple design but the little rhinestone chips really make it glow so I love it. Always grateful for the kind words

      Super grateful for the great comments bobby, Scott and junkbuddy regarding the scallop shell, I agree with you it most certainly can be called that, except the lady I purchased this from called it a clam shell and that could have been the original title (we are talking 1950s, perhaps they were thinking of a clam shell jewelry box) so let's just call it a seashell OK, if you ever find out the original Hobe title please let me know. At any rate, it's a mollusk lol!
    6. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 1 year ago
      Hobe’ used the very best Swarovski crystals, so despite their tiny size, these little gems sparkle big time!
    7. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
      Great comments as always. I love sea theme jewels too. :-)
    8. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 1 year ago
      Very realistic design! Nice find!
    9. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Many thanks for the kind love

      Thanks Eileen for the info about the swarovski crystals, no wonder this lil shell is always sparkling, much appreciated

      Yes Mary sea jewels are so lovely aren't they, and I always look forward to everyone's great comments here esp yours :)

      Thank you MrsT, Hobe pieces are always a really great find 4 me, I am so grateful for your kind words!
    10. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Thank you so much officialfuel for the love it's very thoughtful of you & much appreciated
    11. junkbuddy junkbuddy, 1 year ago
    12. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      I know. I know junkbuddy it's a scallop shell, then why called a clamshell when I bought it, it could have been a designer choice. Thank you for the link though!
    13. bobby725 bobby725, 1 year ago
      LOL! Started a pretty good debate with my question didn`t I!! Sorry Newfld!! ;-)
    14. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Aw thanks bobby, I'm easy so no prob, try to never get involved in controversy life's too short's a forum, free to say it as you see it, and I figured calling it a sea shell should please all, though your scallop is most probably the right one here (in reality, but if you look at clamshell jewelry boxes they are formed that way! :)
    15. junkbuddy junkbuddy, 1 year ago
      I know you know the diffrence , but dont think they did .... smiling here's a peace offer '-))
    16. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Thank you Vynil for the love it is very much appreciated, hope you enjoyed the fun comments about this shell brooch

      Many thanks junkbuddy for the cool link, I am glad to know you guys are here to set me straight when I need it! Enjoy the day :)
    17. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      With sincere thanks for the love and support jb it is always super appreciated

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