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A Glitter Red and Gold Dachshund Brooch signed Lea Stein Paris


​​​​​​​Here is a pin that will appeal to all who adore dogs - a cute little Dachshund brooch. It is by the famous Parisian designer Lea Stein and it has her signature on the 'v' shaped pin fastening. This little dog brooch is facing to the left and is in a very pleasing colour- a sparkly red and pale gold glitter with a subtle spot design on the body, head and legs and a plain sparkly gold droopy ear. This colour is repeated in a lighter tone on the reverse.   The little Lea Stein Dachshund Brooch measures about 3 inches by 1.5 inches.  It is made of layered celluloid acetate or rhodoid with the addition of a glitter layer. Lea Stein sometimes encapsulated materials such as fabric or metal within the layered jewellery and the use of glitter is also a technique perfected by her in Paris. This is a contemporary design from Lea Stein who is famed for her jewellery, particularly her animal designs which have featured cats, foxes, dogs, birds and many other things over her history.          Now for that history -    

LEA STEIN  was born in Paris in 1931 and worked as a dress designer. She began making her now famous Jewellery when her  husband, Fernand Steinberger, ( a Plastics Chemist ) discovered a process of laminating cellulose acetate to create a unique range of colours & patterns.
Buttons for her frocks were their first products; followed by brooches, bangles and earrings. The factory was forced to close in the 1980’s but has since re-opened much to the relief of costume jewellery collectors and Lea Stein fans. Lea Stein loves to produce designs based on animals and flowers. Now she is quite an elderly lady but still introduces a couple of new designs each year.
Each brooch has the trademark ‘V’ shaped pin on the back and is signed: ‘LEA STEIN PARIS’. The manufacturing process used means that no two pieces are exactly alike. The fabulous designs, the ease of wearing and their quirky appeal are just some of the reasons why they are so collected around the world today.

JEWELLERY DETAILS

Designer or Brand: Lea Stein, Paris

Condition: Excellent - New

Decade: Current

Era: Contemporary Retro

Type: Brooch

Material: Plastic Laminate Rhodoid

£68.00
A Glitter Red and Gold Dachshund Brooch signed Lea Stein Paris
A Glitter Red and Gold Dachshund Brooch signed Lea Stein Paris A Glitter Red and Gold Dachshund Brooch signed Lea Stein Paris A Glitter Red and Gold Dachshund Brooch signed Lea Stein Paris A Glitter Red and Gold Dachshund Brooch signed Lea Stein Paris

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