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    Posted 1 month ago

    Newfld
    (549 items)

    This 2" silvertone crab brooch has pave white rhinestones and is holding a 3-4" faux cultured pearl. By Carolee from the 1990s
    A very happy BD to CW Cancer the crab folks including Thomas and Alan, a great year ahead to all

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    Comments

    1. Hoot60 Hoot60, 1 month ago
      The silvertone crab appears very content holding that faux cultured pearl!
      A Very Nice Arthropod!
    2. Brunswick Brunswick, 1 month ago
      There's My Sign! In full Swing Next Month!!

      Thomas.
    3. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 1 month ago
      Cute piece!
    4. racer4four racer4four, 1 month ago
      Wow, what a crab!!
      Never heard of Carolee but clearly they did good :))
    5. Newfld Newfld, 1 month ago
      Thank you everyone for the crab love
      Kevin
      bobby
      Ken
      Maureen
      Thomas
      Pascale
      snrtreasures
      fort
      aura
      Mary
      Leah
      Lori
      Vet
      MrsT
      Hoot
      Mani
      Karen

      Thanks Ken for the fantastic compliments, this crab brooch was a stunning find for me as well, from the photos it looked more like a pin but on arrival it was so impressive, large & well defined rather in Richelieu style. I love a really pretty cultured pearl like this one, reminds me of 50s pieces

      Hoot I love your wonderful compliments, being ocean creature knowledgeable you have no doubt surmised that this arthropod is probably holding a ball of sea pearl algae in its claws! Isn't it fascinating when jewelry designers try to represent nature, it's a very realistic crab that appears about to eat that pearl algae, which is just one choice in a crab's diet

      Thomas my July birthday fella, I know this crab is early for you but Cancer does begin in end of June, and I am always anxious to rush in a monthly astrology tribute so no sign gets forgotten - yours is a great one because it's an actual animal or fish species, as opposed to one like mine Sagittarius which is merely legendary. Have a very very happy upcoming BD T, much love, luck & prosperity in the year ahead! Super comment too thanks so much always

      Lovely compliment MrsT, thanks ever so much for finding this cute you are a super thoughtful person & your sweet words mean alot to me :)

      Thank you Karen for the fabulous compliments, Carolee really did a nice job on this crab doesn't it have alot of style, her brand is always surprising me with very well done pieces & I have several that I hope to post soon - most were ca 80s-90s and were pretty original

    6. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 1 month ago
      I love him! For some reason, crabs make really cool and interesting brooches, even though I tend to find the real creatures a bit...um...creepy? Spidery? The huge pearl he has in both claws is a really nice touch too.
    7. Newfld Newfld, 1 month ago
      Thanks Lauren for your wonderful praise, this is a pretty cool crab piece except he sorta looks ready to eat that pearl lol. I so agree about the creepiness of real crabs, on a vacation at a Mexican resort in my single days I got up really early for a walk on the beach, and all of a sudden I'm noticing the sand started caving into holes in spots - and out of the holes would come a sand crab! I was quite freaked out & left the beach pronto, Mexico had a lot of wild critters including iguanas & scorpions so I remember cutting that trip short and high tailing it out of there!
    8. Newfld Newfld, 1 month ago
      Thank you Ted for the kind love and support it is very thoughtful of you
    9. Newfld Newfld, 20 days ago
      Thanks Rose & dlp for the kind appreciation, I'm delighted you enjoyed my crab with pearl piece!
    10. Daisy1000 Daisy1000, 2 days ago
      Love your crab, Newfld.
    11. Newfld Newfld, Yesterday
      Thank you jb for the love and support, you are always so thoughtful & I'm very grateful to you

      Thanks Daisy for the super comment, it is a rather pretty design that actually arrived more beautiful in person than the photos, it's large too & I was quite awed

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