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Something Blue - Please tell me what you think of this Art Deco brooch

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Honey228

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I have a sale pending on this 1930s Coro Duette Brooch. I thought that it might work nicely for my "something blue". It''s a bit early, but I was worried that I wouldn''t be able to find something like this (and in good condition) again. So it''s my V-day/birthday gift this month. At first I felt silly spending money on rhinestones. But since it''s a versatile piece, I''m thinking that I might not buy blingy shoes and put the clips on a pair of cheaper, plain shoes. Alternatively, I might wear it in my hair. I plan on having a birdcage veil. Apparently, my "dream wedding" is taking on a vintage glam feel so I thought that the Art Deco style fit. What do you guys think? Worth it or was I silly?

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Honey228

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Sorry that was big. Let''s see if this one is smaller. Here''s a pic of it as clips.

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i really like it! I heart art deco style jewelry and I think it would be gorgeous in your hair. More so than on shoes.
 

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I like it too! It''s pretty!
 

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I really like it too! I think you will be able to find the perfect way to use it for your wedding. I think it will look great in your hair. What style shoes are you looking at?
 

Honey228

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Thanks guys!

I was thinking of getting dyeable d''orsay peeptoes. Can I dye them black after the wedding?

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If I wear the brooch in my hair, then I think that I''d like to put it in the back. I have black hair so there should be a nice contrast. I hope that I don''t have to alter the brooch though. Anybody see any pics with a brooch hairstyle like this and a birdcage veil?

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Date: 2/7/2009 8:12:03 PM
Author: Honey228
Thanks guys!

I was thinking of getting dyeable d''orsay peeptoes. Can I dye them black after the wedding?
I think that would be a great idea to dye them black after the wedding! You would probably get a lot more use out of them by doing that! Good idea! I love this style. :)
 

Honey228

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That''s what I was thinking, I didn''t think I''d wear white shoes much again hehe. I hope that I can dance in them!
 

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I LOVE this brooch! It''s really beautiful.

I have a vintage rhinestone dress clip that I often wear in my hair when I''m dressing up. It''s so pretty to have something sparkly tucked into an updo.
 

Honey228

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Ok, I ended up getting this one, so if anyone is interested in the first one that I posted, then it''s still available via rubylane. I''m happy with this one, but it looks a little dirty - any recommendations for cleaning it?

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I think it''s lovely! I vote to wear it as a hair clip. I think it''ll be gorgeous!
 

Honey228

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Hey elrohwen! Did you get your hair clip yet? Did you get to try on the earrings?
 
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