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This scrap card is friendship greetings
"Friends will meet and friends will sever,
But true friendship lives forever."
"Life bear for you it’s sweetest flowers"
The rose and dove symbolize peace and love.
"May true friends be around you"
deliver a message in jewelry, especially for the Victorians
with their love of symbols. A hand made of black vulcanite and holding a
yew branch stood for memory. Clasped hands stood for friendship, and a
hand holding a fan flirtation.
hand holding key and flowers pin, 2-3/4" .
VICTORIAN vulcanite hand pins.
or clasped hands pin signifying friendship, dyed horn or vulcanite, 2-5/8". Hallmark
hand with lacy cuff holding basket pin, 2-1/3".
hand holding basket of fruit brooch, 3".
hand with fluted cuff holding basket pin, 2-1/4".
hand holding key and rose pin, 2-7/8" .
VICTORIAN vulcanite hand holding fan pin, 2-1/3". Fans often
referred to a flirtation.
2" vulcanite hand brooch holding sheaf and wreath of roses, symbolic
of hope and love.
VICTORIAN creamy plastic hand holding fan pin, 1-7/8".
hand pin, 1-3/4".
1-3/4" hand brooch holding a pearl and wearing a gold wire ring and
VICTORIAN ivory hand brooch
with yellow gold band "bracelet" and rod, 2". View #V31786
VICTORIAN sterling hand pin
and clip with tiny Persian turquoise stones, 925/100 mark on back, 1-1/2".
VICTORIAN ivory hand pin with ring and bracelet on it, lovely
detail and amazing mellow color that comes only with age, 1-7/8". #V27847
STERLING silver hand pin/clip
with tiny Persian turquoises in her ring and cuff, marked on the back "925/1000" for
sterling, 1-1/2" by 1/2".
hand holding rose wreath and sheaf brooch, 2-5/8".
wearing a vulcanite hand brooch.
Top: hand holding wheat and flowers, probably made of horn, circa 1880,
hallmarked on back. View
Middle: Width 1-7/8". #V13204
Bottom: Mother-of-pearl. #V8500
DEROSA gold tone hand holding
torch fur clip with clear rhinestone accents, circa 1945, 3".
TRIFARI gold tone with
black enamel, clear rhinestones and artificial pearls hand wearing a
ring fur clip, circa 1944, 2-1/3".
hand 2-1/4" fur clip circa 1944.
HAND holding torch of
liberty 3" fur clip, probably unsigned MB Boucher, circa 1940.
hand holding flowers brooch. This is the same piece seen in Christie Romero’s
"Warman’s Jewelry", 3rd Ed, page 193.
brooch, circa 1940. This is the same piece seen in Christie Romero’s
"Warman’s Jewelry", 3rd Ed, page 193. There is also one in Brunialti’s "Tribute to America" on page 55. #S16458
STARET 3-1/2" hand
holding flowers brooch. This is the same piece seen in Christie Romero’s
"Warman’s Jewelry", 3rd Ed, page 193. #S19509
hand holding a bouquet brooch, 3-3/4".
LUCITE jelly belly hand holding
pink enameled flower brooch with aqua enameled forget-me-not decorated
wrist, circa 1945, 4". Shown in Brunialti’s Tribute to America on page 139
and in The Best of Bakelite by Battle & Lesser on pages 157-8.
HAND pin in enameled pot metal
with a cabochon sunflower center, 2-5/8".
|STERLING vermeil hand brooch|
with red and clear rhinestone bracelet and ring and red enameled finger
nails, 2-1/4". View View
|GOLD TONE hand holding rhinestone flower bouquet brooch, 4-1/8".|
pot metal hand holding red and clear rhinestones brooch, 3-5/8".
HEAD and hand brooch, unsigned 3".
CORO 3-1/4" hand
holding bouquet brooch, (hand probably repainted).
CORO 1-7/8 inch double pronged
clip, lovely hands holding a heart locket. The detail of the rings and
bracelets she is wearing is terrific! View
CHATELAINE brooch with
2-7/8" umbrella and 2-" hand. #Y21119
CORO hand holding
glass perfume bottle brooch, 2-1/8".
CORO 2-1/3" hand pin
with rhinestones. #C21113
HANDS PIN 1-1/4"
hands holding a faux pearl with rhinestone accents. #Y21128
HAND PINS each 1-5/8", each identical
except for colors.
HAND PINS, both holding
a faux pearl.
Top is 1-1/2". #Y21129
HAND PIN holding a faux
pearl, 2-1/2". #Y21122
identically shaped 2" hands, but one has a heart perfume charm attached to
Top with perfume #Y21120
HAND PINS, set of 2 with
coral-colored plastic flowers, 1-1/2". #Y21123
HAND PINS all identically formed, all
HAND PIN 2-3/4" silver tone.
HAND PINS chubby baby
hands 1" each. #Y21135
NAPIER HAND PIN 1-1/2"
gold tone with lacy cuff. #X21136
Top right silver tone 1-1/4". #Y21131
Top left with enameled fingernails, 1-3/16". #Y21132
Middle is a CORO with green rhinestone cuff, 1-1/2". #Y21133
Bottom holding flowers, CORO 2-1/16". #Y21134
CORO hand holding
enameled flowers pin. View #C21166
VFCJ (Vintage Fashion Costume
Jewelry) 1997 convention brooch, 2-3/4".
CORO silver tone 2" hand pin with flowers.
SET of two enameled 1-5/8" hand
brooches with pink rhinestone cuffs. #Y21115
gold tone hand brooch holding heart dangle, 1-1/2".