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A gold toned book, with a red rose on the faux mother-of-pearl cover, hangs from a bow shaped, pin back brooch. The book opens to reveal a secret hiding place to store photos or precious mementos.

The inside of this brooch is a little discolored (as you can see in the third photo). I tried cleaning it with a little white vinegar but it didn't do much good. It doesn't seem to be rust or corrosion because it is smooth to the touch.
Measurments:

from the top of the bow to the tip of the book:

2 and 3/4 inches (approx 7 cm)

the book itself:

1 X 1 1/8 inches (2.54 X 2.3 cm)



I considered altering this to make it into a pendant, but it is so precious as it is. I just couldn't bring myself to take it apart.


If you would be more interested in this as a necklace, please contact me here on Etsy. I would be happy to make it into a custom necklace. I may charge a little extra, but not much. we can talk about it.

Bow and Book Vintage Brooch (Secret Hiding Place)

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