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Terrier Dog Brooch ( Gold Dot Collar Version) In Cream and Black by Lea Stein Paris

 

Ric the Terrier is one a range of cute dog brooches and pins designed by Lea Stein of Paris.  Ric is a vintage style brooch that will appeal to all who love dogs. There are two versions of ‘Ric’ The Terrier and the subtle difference is in the collar design. The dog has either a lozenge tag or three collar studs: this version has three gold collar studs!   Here we have a cool large cream coloured  terrier dog with black ears, nose and eye plus a collar with The aforementioned stud detail ! It is by the famous Parisian designer Lea Stein and it has her signature on the 'v' shaped pin fastening to prove it. This  dog is facing to the right when pinned on and is in a smart monochrome colour perfect for pinning on denim and bright winter coats.  The  Lea Stein Ric the Terrier Brooch measures about 9 cms by 6 cms. It is made of layered celluloid acetate or rhodoid. 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

Design: Ric the Terrier

Condition: Excellent - New

Decade: Current

Era: Contemporary Retro

Type: Brooch

Material: Plastic Laminate Rhodoid

Colours: Monochrome Black and White

£68.00
Terrier Dog Brooch ( Gold Dot Collar Version)   In Cream and Black by Lea Stein Paris
Terrier Dog Brooch ( Gold Dot Collar Version)   In Cream and Black by Lea Stein Paris Terrier Dog Brooch ( Gold Dot Collar Version)   In Cream and Black by Lea Stein Paris Terrier Dog Brooch ( Gold Dot Collar Version)   In Cream and Black by Lea Stein Paris Terrier Dog Brooch ( Gold Dot Collar Version)   In Cream and Black by Lea Stein Paris

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