Dio - Pin/Brooch - Tattoo

Jen Gruesome
Fri, 12/01/2018 - 23:12

I found this brooch/pin on eBay early last year, I fell in love with it and I wear it often. I love it so much that it inspired my latest tattoo from Perth studio The Black Quill. I have found another on TSS - from Knightwhosayni (if you read this - where did you obtain yours? We seem to have a different fastening?). Would love to know more about it.

Not for sale or trade


Knightwhosayni's picture

I read this. ;)
Mine was coming from a French 1980s private collection, but the pin was most certainly produced in England I'd say. It's not unusual for such pins to have different fastenings - 1 butterfly clasp or 2, nappy pin, etc. Cast pewter pins is not my specialty - there are users here who are far more knowledgable than me about them, maybe they could give you their input (thinking notably about StereoDeth here).

Jen Gruesome's picture

Hey man, thanks for the reply and the info. It has been nice to research into a few little things, I have just started getting into pin collecting - it's been really fun to see discover how many amazing designs and collections are out there, I had no idea before coming to TSS.
Thanks for spotting the post. :)

Knightwhosayni's picture

No worries. Chat soon!

Braunman's picture

Fantastic pin and fantastic tattoo! May your pin collection become enormous, definitely a cool thing to collect!


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