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Victorian woman wearing a bird brooch on her collar

Victorian woman wearing a bird brooch on her collar

It wouldn’t be spring without birds. I love antique and vintage bird jewelry., whether it be from 300 BC or 1930 AD, carved from bone or encrusted in fine jewels. Here are “just a few” of my favorites.

However, as much as I appreciate an esthetically beautiful piece and understand the historical craze for birds that passed through Victorian fashion, I morally draw the line at this. It’s part of fashion history, though, so I think we need to aware it, despite the “ewwwww” factor.

Victorian ring - hummingbird head taxidermy with glass eyes

Victorian ring – genuine hummingbird head taxidermy with glass eyes

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