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    Posted 16 days ago

    Newfld
    (711 items)

    This 2 1-4" crested bird on branch brooch has a white rhinestone head, with teal & blue shiny enamel on silvertone. Early Kirks Folly mark ca late '70s-early '80s
    K.F. was a family jewelry business founded in NY in 1979

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    Comments

    1. FreshAir FreshAir, 16 days ago
      Super beautiful bird brooch!!! The colorful enamel is gorgeous along with the white stones. Nice catch!!
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 16 days ago
      Smashing colours, wowser, congrats on this stately bird !~
    3. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 15 days ago
      That's a great little brooch, everything about it is lovely, I especially adore the colour he's in, it reminds me of the same iridescence you see on hummingbird's? A shimmering mix of blue, navy and green? I'm sure there's other bird of paradise tropical types that it's more like but I don't know their names...I can just see him sitting on a branch in some really wet rainforest!
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 15 days ago
      Oh WOW!! What a beautiful bird Jenni!
    5. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 15 days ago
      What a pretty fellow, very sparkley!
    6. racer4four racer4four, 14 days ago
      No folly here.
    7. Newfld Newfld, 14 days ago
      With thanks to you all for the love
      FreshAir
      fort
      Dave
      Phil
      Vet
      Bruce
      Lauren
      Scott
      Rob
      Vynil
      aura
      Thomas
      Mary
      katherinescollections
      MarmorealMaiden
      Alfie
      Karen

      Thank you FreshAir for the super praise, I was really delighted to find this rare KF bird design and waited for it to arrive from England, the shiny colors are so pretty with that added sparkle on the breast that this company does so well & really happy you noticed these

      Phil thank you so much for the fabulous compliments, it thrills me that you liked my little blue bird and its lively coloring, it has tropical appeal as well as characteristics of our ordinary bluejay IMO

      Thanks Lauren for your terrific kind praise & insight about this bird's hummingbird type colors, yes absolutely that's so true! It does shimmer with that added sparkle, and wouldn't it be nice to see him on an early dewy rainforest morn glimmering on a branch, love that visual so much (when it was trendy years ago, I had all sorts of 'save the rainforest' collectibles)

      Scott, thank you for your fantastic compliment I'm so glad you saw the beauty here :)

      Thanks Katherine for your wonderful praise, yes this pretty birdie is quite the sparkler and I just love the way the teal & blues play off each other

      Karen thank you for your awesome fun comment, this co. made such pretty colorful pieces often in fantasy colors, before they really went off into dangling stars and other additions that really lived up to their 'folly' name, which I guess just meant this was a crazy sideline idea they had. It actually became quite lucrative for their family, but I much prefer their non-dangle designs like my pot o'gold & pegasus horse
    8. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 13 days ago
      Lovely little bird!
    9. Newfld Newfld, 13 days ago
      Thanks MrsT & Cokeman for the kind love and support it is most gratefully appreciated

      MrsT I'm so glad you enjoyed my shiny blue bird, thank you so much for your sweet compliment!
    10. Newfld Newfld, 12 days ago
      Sincere thanks StraightArrow for the thoughtful love, always very kindly appreciated & pleased that you liked this blue bird
    11. Bruce99 Bruce99, 11 days ago
      What a beautiful and interesting jeweled and crystal menagerie you share with all of us Newfld. Thank you for taking the time to do so!
    12. Newfld Newfld, 11 days ago
      Bruce thank you so very much for your wonderful kind words and support, I am humbly grateful that you enjoy my animal menagerie, I try to share a variety here and it gives me great joy to be so warmly appreciated :)

      Thanks to you all for the love
      Bruce
      Daisy
      MarmorealMaiden
    13. Newfld Newfld, 6 days ago
      Thank you Kevin for the always thoughtful love for this Kirks Folly bird, I am so pleased that you enjoyed it & very grateful to you
    14. Newfld Newfld, 5 days ago
      Thank you so much Maureen for the love of this Kirks Folly crested bird, I am really glad you liked it and grateful for your kind consideration

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