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Fine Jewelry1811 of 3501Carved coral and silver ringAntique Chinese Carved Jade Jadeite Dragon Pendant Necklace 14k 63mm x 33mm
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Posted 2 years ago

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valentino97
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My mother gave me this enamel charm approximately .5"x1". No markings. A very colorful and pretty enamel scene w/Mary and angels (ascension?). The back looks to be brass or bronze base metal - never cleaned. It's a very nice quality charm she received from her mother - which would date it back to the 1930's. I think it's older than that.

Would appreciate any info - thank you!

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  1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Wonderful charm and story...thank you for sharing!!
  2. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
    Thank you Moonstone for your nice comments, antiquarius and tony for your love too.
  3. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    I think indeed this is older to see on the style of the faces, I suppose end 19 th century.
  4. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
    Good morning Agram - I'm going to bed soon - thank you for your comments - I thought 1890's too.
  5. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
    Thank you nldionne and musikchoo for your love.
  6. antiquarius123 antiquarius123, 2 years ago
    Congrats on your 100 too!
  7. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Congratulations my friend ...I missed you! I hope you and the family are doing great :))) xoxoxoxo Call me for a chat sometime!
  8. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
    Thank you antiquaries - so easy to post 100 items on this friendly, helpful, loving site! I can't tell you how much I enjoy CW - and you - who understand the drive and obsession of beautiful old things. Not many in my family and friends ...REALLY get it.
  9. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
    Thank you my friend moonstone!! My birds are well....I will call you. I don't like talking on the phone....which of course is a big problem, but I need to catch up and talk to you about your book. Thank you for your congrats! Xoxoxo too - kisses and hugs to you and your family.
  10. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
    Thank you Phil!
  11. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
    Thank you everyone for your loves and like!
  12. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
    Another beauty ! I guess I am slow I miss so many wonderful posts !***
  13. valentino97 valentino97, 1 year ago
    Thank you Manikin! My mom has some really great 1940's-50's 14-16"? manikin dolls w/patterns and clothes meant for me. They were her dolls so I want her to look at them as long as she can. I suppose a niece could snag them before me - I'm far away...so I'll ask her to take some pictures just in case. That will give her a project beside the pictures of our ancestors I keep bugging her to find....I think she enjoys searching but needs a gentle nudge every month or so.

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