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    Taxidermy Hummingbird Brooch - England, ca. 1880.

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      real hummingbird head with gold beak on gold brooch date 1880′s brooch 2 inches long hummingbird measures 1 inch by 3/4 inch sold

    • Nea Stenson

      "Taxidermy hummingbird jewelry was huge in England during the second half of the 19th century. As the world became more industrialized, it was a way for the wearer to maintain a connection with nature. (You know, by killing it.)... This brooch features a hummingbird head with a gold beak on a gold arrow-shaped brooch. Circa 1880s."

    • Sally Bannon

      Victorian era brooch made from taxidermic Hummingbird head. Necklaces made with the heads were also made.

    • Suzanne Maisonette de Madness

      Taxidermy jewelry was one way women in the industrializing world hoped to keep in touch with nature. This gold brooch from the 1880s features a real hummingbird head with a gold beak. Yes a hummingbird.

    • Valerie Pie

      Taxidermy hummingbird jewelry was huge in England during the second half of the 19th century.

    • Rosete Wolfe Lens

      From Hummingbird Heads to Poison Rings: Indulging Our Antique Jewelry Obsession

    • Ariel Wood

      gold brooch from the 1880s featuring a real hummingbird head with a gold beak.

    • Neatorama

      Antique Jewelry: From Hummingbird Heads to Poison Rings

    • Deanna Dionne

      taxidermy hummingbird brooch

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