Sunday, October 7

How Big?

When it comes to brooches, you just cannot deny that big and bold takes on a special definition when talking about vintage costume jewelry.  Big pins were IT in many decades 1880s ~ 1940s ~ 1960s ~ 1970s ~ you pick.  Whether they were simple flowing designs, gemstone studded or rhinestone bling - the bigger the better!

All of these brooches are in the Etsy shop Pins Section.  I re-shot each of these pins on a dress form shoulder to give a better perspective of just how big big can get!  Come see where fashion jewelry designers of today pull their inspirations from - good ol' vintage costume jewelry!

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