The incredible story of Japanese bird pins

The incredible story of Japanese bird pins

By now, you should all know how much I love brooches and pins. I hate a great little collection of owls and other animal pins. But one day, a good friend showed me something like I had never seen before! In his hand was an exquisitely carved wooden bird pin. Now, some...
The flamingo tells a love story

The flamingo tells a love story

We are past the World War II era, but we’re still talking about beautiful bird pins that tell a story. Today, I’ll tell you about a stunning Cartier flamingo pin that belonged to the Duchess of Windsor. The Duchess, Wallis Simpson, was an amazing collector...


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