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Vintage Scarlet and Brass Brooch

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Destination: Krakow, Poland

There’s something almost shield-like about this scarlet-studded brass brooch. With all the strength it implies, we like to imagine it worn by the Polish cosmetics tycoon Helena Rubinstein. Born in Krakow in 1872 to a poor Jewish kerosene dealer, Helena became the first self-made female millionaire, founding one of the world’s first cosmetics companies. Famous for her off the cuff mantras such as, “there are no ugly women, only lazy ones,” she makes a formidable role model for any aspiring entrepreneurs on your gift list.


Thought to be the oldest form of jewelry, brooches have been around since the introduction of modesty-covering loincloths. From their humble, utilitarian roots they grew to become male status symbols and, later, ... Read More

Details and Dimensions

2" Height x 1" Width.

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