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    Posted 8 months ago

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    This 2" turtle brooch has a white rhinestone & black enamel scalloped shell, with two green eyes & reptilian goldtone accents. By Gem-Craft with their craft + copyright 1970s mark, the co was founded in 1945 in Providence RI

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    1. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 8 months ago
      Black and gold always make an impact in jewellery design, magnificent !~
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 8 months ago
      Wonderful little turtle brooch!!
    3. plein-air-painter plein-air-painter, 8 months ago
      Love this turtle. I recently found a Gem-Craft bird. Thanks for the info on the mark. It will help me date my piece.
    4. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 8 months ago
      Sweet little turtle design! These are great creatures to depict in arts/sculpture too- they always look so appealing.
      I have to say I'm reminded of one such brooch of a turtle I have too(except mine's green and blue) but yours is a very smart looking turtle in black and gold and silver and reminds me so much of those little terrapins(he's probably near enough the same size as one too!)
    5. racer4four racer4four, 8 months ago
      It's the little things here I adore, the neck, flippers and that tail!!
    6. Newfld Newfld, 8 months ago
      Thanks to everyone for the turtle love

      Phil thank you so much for your fabulous praise, I think the black & gold shell is pretty elegant myself and I'm so happy you liked it too! Agreed that combining black, gold and rhinestones is a great combo

      Thank you Scott for your wonderful kind comment, he is a rather cool turtle brooch I fell in love with this guy on sight!

      Thanks Maureen for your super comment and I am very psyched to hear you have found a Gem-Craft bird, I'm sure that it's beautiful and looking forward to your posting it! Their figurals are so lovely and well designed, I'm a big fan and glad I could help you i.d. the mark, anytime :)

      Yes Lauren, a little terrapin that is a marvelous comparison, this turtle's shell has scalloping on the sides which doesn't really show as I had to take top side pix for bigger images, but I do think the black & rhinestone geometric shell design is pretty cool don't you. Great comment as always my friend

      Karen didn't Gem-Craft do a terrific job on the textured appendages, I so agree the detail is excellent here. In jewelry there are SO many turtle designs, I have several but my faves have realism to the body, and a colorful shell is always nice. Thank you for your awesome comment & noticing the reptilian detail

    7. Newfld Newfld, 8 months ago
      Many thanks Pascale for the love, I am so happy that you liked my little turtle
    8. Newfld Newfld, 8 months ago
      Thank you very, very much jb for the love and always thoughtful consideration, I am so pleased that you liked this little turtle
    9. Theonlyone Theonlyone, 8 months ago
      this is a sweetie ...and I agree with Phil's assessment ...great combo..later
    10. Newfld Newfld, 8 months ago
      Hi Theonlyone & thank you for the super praise, it's truly kind of you and I find this guy rather sweet as well, his black & gold shell is pretty cool too! The love is greatly appreciated also :)

    11. Newfld Newfld, 8 months ago
      Thanks NaVi8274 for the love, it is greatly appreciated & very glad you liked this turtle
    12. Newfld Newfld, 8 months ago
      Many thanks jb for the kind love, I'm really happy that you liked this little black & white turtle and always appreciate your thoughtfulness

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