Feather Pins

 

I do believe the adjective ‘jaunty’ would apply to these feather pins.

The traditional gamsbart, which is what this pin is based on, is typically worn on the hat of hunters in the Alpine region of Europe. In theory, the size of the gamsbart reflects one’s manliness. Franz Blumtritt and Sons was established in 1923 and the founder’s granddaughter Regina Erb now runs the company. Grandfather Blumtritt started by following traditional patterns from the Alps; time passed, and in the ’50s one of his sons took some creative license and developed the collection they have today. The pieces are made in the workshop building adjacent to their home in the Black Forest. Ms. Erb works with a team of women, as she says women have the natural touch for the delicate work…

Manufacturer:
Franz Blumtritt and Sons, Germany

$40.00,Buy it here.

 

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