Léa Stein Ringtail Possum Brooch
One of Lea Stein's later designs and in the form of the Australian Ringtail Possum. So cute with his creamy pearlized coat sitting on a gum leaf branch. Almost 10cms at the widest point x 6cms length. V shaped clasp with Lea Stein Paris signature to the back. In perfect new condition, direct from France, and gift boxed by Vintageonline. There was a limited number of these produced a few years ago. Free Express Post.
The white possum population that inspired the creation of the brooch, resides on the traditional lands of the earth Kuku Yalangi in tropical northern Queensland. After a heatwave hit the region in late 2005 dead possums of several varieties were found.