Vintage 1930s French Cicada Insect 'Good Luck' Pin Brooch

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Vintage 1930s French Cicada insect brooch pin. The Cicada symbolises rebirth, longevity, protection and good luck. The Cicada insect is able to shed one's skin, emerging new and different, these amazing insects can live up to 20 years.

 

This coloured brooch has been painted with iridescent paint with warm oranges, yellows, amber and browns, the wings of the piece is transparent. The brooch is light in weight and secures with an open 'c' clasp.

 

In the early 20th century Egypt was of great interest in the West with the discovery of Tutankhamun. This brought about the Egyptian Revival period where design in jewellery, fashion and furniture was inspired by Egypt.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The brooch measures 5.7cm / 2.2" in length and 2.5cm / 1" in width.

 

CONDITION

The brooch is in excellent vintage condition.

 

SKU

5416

Vintage 1930s French Cicada insect brooch pin. The Cicada symbolises rebirth, longevity, protection and good luck. The Cicada insect is able to shed one's skin, emerging new and different, these amazing insects can live up to 20 years.

 

This coloured brooch has been painted with iridescent paint with warm oranges, yellows, amber and browns, the wings of the piece is transparent. The brooch is light in weight and secures with an open 'c' clasp.

 

In the early 20th century Egypt was of great interest in the West with the discovery of Tutankhamun. This brought about the Egyptian Revival period where design in jewellery, fashion and furniture was inspired by Egypt.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The brooch measures 5.7cm / 2.2" in length and 2.5cm / 1" in width.

 

CONDITION

The brooch is in excellent vintage condition.

 

SKU

5416

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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