Share your favorites on Show & Tell

butterfly wing pendants

In Costume Jewelry > Costume Brooches > Show & Tell and Advertising > Souvenirs > Show & Tell.
RottenVintage's loves16 of 67Blue necklaceMexican harlequin Glass Foil Opal Ring
6
Love it
0
Like it

SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
Moonstonelover21Moonstonelover21 loves this.
ElisabethanElisabethan loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
RottenVintageRottenVintage loves this.
vintagemadvintagemad loves this.
See 4 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 10 years ago

    wolcott1
    (44 items)

    I have collected these over the years. My favorite is the small oval pin with the female figure. Unfortunately, I put the diamond shaped brooch (with the trees) in the wash (very sad) so the wings have browned. The circular pin with the evergreen I bought in less then perfect condition. Getting these wet always causes damage! They were frequently sold as souvenirs for tourists as in the large oval pin from Rio. Thanks for looking.

    logo
    Costume Brooches
    See all
    Bee Vintage Gold Pin Brooch D-4520
    Bee Vintage Gold Pin Brooch D-4520...
    $10
    I Am Edgar Berebi My  In A Row Angel child Vintage Brooch pin jewelry
    I Am Edgar Berebi My In A Row Ange...
    $34
    I Am Edgar Berebi. 1  Of  My Angels Of Love  All In A row  Brooch Pin .
    I Am Edgar Berebi. 1 Of My Angels...
    $34
    Brooch Crystal Pin Women  Antique Accesso Feather Vintage Jewelry Rhinestone
    Brooch Crystal Pin Women Antique A...
    $4
    logo
    Bee Vintage Gold Pin Brooch D-4520
    Bee Vintage Gold Pin Brooch D-4520...
    $10
    See all

    Comments

    1. wolcott1 wolcott1, 10 years ago
      Thanks Vintagemad!
    2. wolcott1 wolcott1, 10 years ago
      Thank you DD :)
    3. Esther110 Esther110, 10 years ago
      And beautiful as they are, they are partly responsible for the extinction or near extinction of several butterflies. Collecting specimens for butterfly collections also helped...
      But buying these vintage ones won't make them any deader. It's the new ones we should avoid.
      They are beautiful, wolcott!
    4. wolcott1 wolcott1, 10 years ago
      Yes Esther, it is sad that the butterflies suffered for these! The fact that they are all vintage makes me feel slightly less guilty. Butterflies are wondrous creatures... Thank you Esther, for your wise words and kind compliment!!
    5. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 7 years ago
      I have bought a pendant and a pair of earrings without knowing it was butterfly wings, I had never heard of it! I was just taken by the colors! Mine are vintage from the 30s and I will enjoy the craftmanship in them but will not by new ones.

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.