Etsy picks of the week – Vintage butterflies

I love vintage butterfly ephemera and have quite a few brooches from the 1930s in my collection. I also like fabrics printed with or featuring them in beads etc. My Nana Violet had a butterfly brooch and I always adored it as a kid, so I think that is when my desire for them began. Here are some lovely examples of papillion jewellery (and butterfly related items) from the 20s and 30s for sale on Esty this week. I wish I could have them all!

* All items linked back to their original Etsy listing.

Vintage Art Deco Butterfly Brooch, Guilloche Brooch, Art Deco Brooch, Guilloche Enameled Brooch   Gorgeous art deco 1920's-1930's die cut Gibson bridge tally card  vivid pinks, oranges deco butterfly hidden pop open to reveal score card   Art Deco lot of Three Brooches Butterflies Dragonfly  Bakelite  Blond Horn 1930s French Jewelry

Vintage 1930s Rhinestone Butterfly Gold Tone Pot Metal Brooch Pin   Vintage 1920s Art Deco Ruby Rhinestone Butterfly Paste Embellishment Applique Wedding Bridal   Vintage Matchbox 1930's Match Holder Cloisonne Matchbox Match Holder Vintage Match Safe Enamel Match Box Brass Matchbox Cover

Vintage Brass Butterfly Brooch (c1930s)   Gorgeous art deco 1920's-1930's die cut bridge tally card of a butterfly unused henderson line   antique jewelry, vintage 1930's green rhinestone butterfly brooch pin, Monet jewelry, antique brooch pin

Art Deco Filigree Butterfly Dress Clip- Multi Colored Stones- 1920's -1930's   Vintage Applique 1920s 1930s Sew On Fabric Applique Small Butterfly Black Silver Blue 20s 30s Antique Dress Trim   1930's Powder Tin Lucretia Vanderbilt Powder Box Butterfly Power Box Vintage Powder Tin Art Deco Tin Vintage Powder Box

Antique Sterling butterfly brooch enamel gems collectible jewelry from 1920s   1920s - 1930s Art Deco TRUE Vintage Clear Rhinestone Butterfly Bridal Hair Comb, Heirloom Paved Rhinestone Brooch to OOAK Hair Comb   Vintage/ estate Art Deco 1940s gilt metal filigree, orange and paste butterfly/ insect costume brooch

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