The Comical Cockatoo
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Please note each piece may differ from one to the next, and to the 'The Comical Cockatoo' brooch pictured. The design features a mix of magnificent marbled resins which can differ from piece to piece, as well as a number of smaller parts that will feature different colours depending on the piece you're lucky enough to receive. As Pete Cromer himself says: “They are all unique souls, therefore no two will ever be the same.”
A very special collaboration with beloved Australian artist Pete Cromer. Whether you're on the coat, or in the inland bush these cheeky Cockatoos are sure to make you laugh. With a combination of textured resins, this brooch features stunning hand-assembled details bringing together oodles of colourful little pieces to create a work of art! So come on, tell us a joke Cockie!
Want to hear a joke? When should you buy a bird? When it’s going cheap!
Original Design: Pete Cromer
Height 65 mm x Width 44 mm
Each piece is made from laser cut and layered resin, hand assembled, hand painted and released in limited quantities. As all of our designs are lovingly glued, assembled and painted by hand there can be fingerprint marks and very slight variations and blemishes from piece to piece. Due to the hand-mixed nature of the resins in our designs it is also common and normal to find tiny flecks or bubbles in the resin layers. All in all this just makes each piece as special and unique as you are.
Brooch clasps, necklace chains and jump rings are made from silver-plated steel. Earrings hooks and posts are made from high quality, hypoallergenic stainless steel.
Please be aware that resin is akin to ceramic and glass and therefore may be damaged if dropped or knocked. Due to the use of high quality silver-plating in our brooch clasps, tarnishing and oxidisation can occur, producing black and gold discolouration. As with all silver products, you can simply restore it using a silver cloth. Keep your Erstwilder companion neatly tucked away in this box when not being worn, avoid contact with perfumes, lotions, water and excessive sunlight and you’ll have a trusted friend for years to come.
Brooch clasps are made from plated brass. Components have changed over time and older designs may be made with other materials. If you have any questions at all, please email the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Designs come packaged in Erstwilder gift boxes.
Shipping within Australia
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Shipping to the USA
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$14.95 (AUD) flat rate DHL Express Shipping optional
Shipping Internationally (Excluding the USA)
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$14.95 (AUD) DHL Express shipping optional
Please note: Not all bag designs are available for shipping to all International regions. Berets will only ship to Australian addresses. You will be notified at checkout if you are unable to complete an order due to shipping constraints. In these instances, please contact your local stockists to find out about availability and to order.
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We want you to love your Erstwilder purchases and know that having super easy returns is part of why you shop with us, which is why we offer a 60-day return policy for all purchases on erstwilder.com that meet the criteria below:
Items must be returned within 60 days of purchase together with proof of purchase.
Items must be in their original condition with accompanying gift boxes, story cards and swing tags.
Lucky Dips, Perfectly Imperfect and Gift Cards cannot be returned.
No refunds on Embroidery Patterns.
Earrings are not able to be returned for hygiene reasons.
For each order, a maximum of three items can be returned.
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Absolutely beautiful brooch. No regrets!!
Fabulous, dramatic, visually-arresting, textured, layered gorgeousness.
I am absolutely in love with him! Beautifully coloured and well put together. Honestly the best collaboration yet.
The Comical Cockatoo