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sammytheopul…'s loves13 of 17Hobe 1950s BraceletChinese so called cloisonne fish pendant
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    Posted 9 years ago

    Newtimes
    (306 items)

    Well, this is my smallest ciccada brooch. It's about 3cm. I bought a bunch of crap jewelry to get this fellow. I love how they were popular during the twenties and I love that they are symbol for eternal life.
    I don't think its very old, I think its '60-'70 and from France. It clearly hasn't been worn. I have another one, its about 8 or 9cm! It has another finish to the back, and its a bit older. Unfortunately I don't have any pictures from that one. I saw the bigger ones been sold for around 100 euro but I think something is worth what the fool wants to pay for it.
    I love them anyway and I hope to get a small collection starting.

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    Comments

    1. scottvez scottvez, 9 years ago
      Interesting brooch, but VERY noisy bugs!

      They were here in 2010 and were almost deafening.

      scott
    2. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 9 years ago
      Wo-ah! What a stunning broach! : )
    3. Newtimes Newtimes, 9 years ago
      Valentino97, I deleted your latest comment but I wrote an email. I hope I can post a picture of the other ciccada today!
    4. Newtimes Newtimes, 9 years ago
      thanks miKKoChristmas11 for loving it!
    5. sarahoff sarahoff, 9 years ago
      The real ones freak me out, but they make very beautiful jewely:)
    6. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 9 years ago
      Hi New times.
      I love this. I like animals in jewely. I have a wasp with an amber body, I'll post it sometime, when i get a picture.
    7. Newtimes Newtimes, 9 years ago
      Thanks Vintagefran for your comment and for loving my brooch. I would love to see your wasp
    8. Newtimes Newtimes, 9 years ago
      Thank you wolcott, Agram, sammy,freiheit, lovedecanters, sarahoff, Moonstonelover,inky, trunkman, Phildavid and pops for loving my ciccada!

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