Post By DCMatt
Post By Breezie
Jul 31, 2012, 01:29 PM
Lily pad & flower jewelry piece
Is this a brooch? I can't figure out the attachment - maybe it is part of something else? Found in the yard of an early 1800s house.
Jul 31, 2012, 02:07 PM
The "lily pad" looks like a painter's palette to me. Very clever.
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Jul 31, 2012, 02:24 PM
about how high is the flower lifted off the "lily pad"?
Jul 31, 2012, 02:33 PM
Very good! I almost took back the lily pad description before I posted but I went with my first impression and just let it fly
Originally Posted by DCMatt
Hi Pirata - it is raised about an inch but it is flexible and could be bent from its original position.
Jul 31, 2012, 06:07 PM
DC Matt is right about it being a palette. Those would be paint brushes poking through the thumb hole.
Jul 31, 2012, 07:13 PM
Excellent Thanks all!
Jul 31, 2012, 07:14 PM
Since it has a flower and floral markings, I'm going with a lily pad brooch. Neat find Bramble Breezie
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