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    Posted 11 months ago

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    This 1 1-2" scorpion brooch has enamel colors of pale green and bright copper with two red rhinestone eyes in a goldtone setting. By BSK (1948-1983) from the 1950s, this also came in an all goldtone version.
    Happy BD to CW Scorpio friends, may you have a fine year ahead of good luck, health & happiness

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    1. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 11 months ago
      He's a great little scorpion brooch! :P I love the metallic shimmering colour he is- reminds me of desert sands(Maybe he's basking in them?) It's a very coppery tone actually? Details on the tail are really nice too!
    2. Hoot60, 11 months ago
      Great looking Arachnid. I remember studying these guys at the university...they fluoresce a vibrant blue green when exposed to a black light. Cool brooch!
    3. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 11 months ago
      Very cute little guy !~
    4. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 11 months ago
      A "Stinging Scorpio" ! :)
    5. Manikin Manikin, 11 months ago
      He is very cool little guy :-)
    6. valentino97 valentino97, 11 months ago
      Thanks for posting my sign! Very cute.
    7. Newfld Newfld, 11 months ago
      Thanks everyone for the thoughtful love

      Lauren thank you for your wonderful compliments I am so glad you liked my lil stinger! I was looking for a scorpion for my usual astrology tribute, but never thought they could make one this cute - it does have nice coppery colors to kind of show you a touch of reality coloring I think, and yes he should be creeping along on desert sands & has a very realistic tail

      Hoot that is so cool that scorpions turn blue green under black light, I assume you mean those brownish transparent types, wow! Again I learn from you thinking arachnids were only spiders, and further wiki digging tells me this innocuous brooch is designed after the androctonus fat-tail scorpions which are the deadliest! So someone was having an inside joke showing a sweet pastel critter who is actually dangerous. Thanks for the fabulous comment :)

      Phil thank you for your super comment on this cutie, isn't it nice you can wear a bug piece and never get stung lol

      Thanks Ted for your fun comment & my smile for the day, it is quite the stinger of a jewelry piece! Maybe next time I'm having a cocktail I will order a stinger, although too many might be rather dangerous :)

      Mani thank you for the lovely compliment, you know at first I thought this might be a lobster but then seeing that tail on real scorpions I was like, oh yes, they got that right!

      Happy happy birthday my Scorpio friend Mary & appreciate the great praise, I searched far & wide to find a nice vintage scorpion and was glad to find a nice one. I am sorry to say that except for living creatures like this or animals, I am rather depleted on finding monthly astrology symbols, for example mine is Sagittarius but I haven't found anything in either glass or jewels nice enough for a post, so perhaps will be skipping over some CW birthdays and apologize for that - I won't give up looking tho
    8. racer4four racer4four, 11 months ago
      The eyes!! Love the eyes!!
    9. Newfld Newfld, 11 months ago
      Thank you Adele for the love it is very nice of you & glad to see you here again

      Appreciate the sweet comment Karen, yes the eyes at least are rhinestones, most of the time I prefer more but this enamel is pretty colorful
    10. Newfld Newfld, 11 months ago
      Thank you dlpetersen for the thoughtful love and support, it's good to see you and very glad you liked my lil stinger
    11. Newfld Newfld, 11 months ago
      Many thanks to you all for the love I really appreciate it
    12. Newfld Newfld, 10 months ago
      Greatly appreciate the love everyone
    13. Newfld Newfld, 10 months ago
      Thank you Penny for the very kind love, it is so nice of you & I'm glad you enjoyed this scorpion brooch

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