Share your favorites on Show & Tell

MOP Pendant

In Costume Jewelry > Costume Jewelry Pendants > Show & Tell.
Costume Jewelry Pendants55 of 90Interesting Old Heart PendentPewter Fairy Pendent - COMSTOCK PEWTER
8
Love it
0
Like it

bratjddbratjdd loves this.
NewtimesNewtimes loves this.
toolate2toolate2 loves this.
TrustyHucksterTrustyHuckster loves this.
inkyinky loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
Moonstonelover21Moonstonelover21 loves this.
See 6 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 1 year ago

Email

freiheit
(296 items)

This is one of my $1 finds. It is mother-of-pearl and appears to be hand carved/hand cut. I have no idea where it comes from and how old it is. The chain has a mark on it but I cannot make it out.

Thanks for looking:)

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

Comments

  1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 1 year ago
    I think 1930's? Very nice find!!!! Wish I had $1 finds..LOL!!!
  2. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    Thanks Moonstonelover21. I have three girls in university/college. Once I am done with supporting them (although one is never really done supporting one's children), I'll have plenty left over to start collecting the real thing:)

    Also thanks to mustangtony:)
  3. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    Thanks PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, inky, and vetraio50:)
  4. Newtimes Newtimes, 1 year ago
    Could be 1930's but they still make them new. Its probably from Jerusalem.
  5. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    Thanks Newtimes. This is interesting. I'll try to do some research. :)
    Thanks also to toolate2 and TrustyHuckster:)
  6. bratjdd bratjdd, 1 year ago
    Very Pretty!!!
  7. dionysia dionysia, 1 year ago
    I second Newtimes estimate -- I have seen a lot of the is kind of MoP carving come from Jerusalem and Bethlehem, mostly from the 60's and 70's. The same patterns were also executed in olive wood.

    Example: http://www.redrosejewelry.com/products/HandCarved-Mother-of-Pearl-Pin.html
  8. freiheit freiheit, 1 year ago
    Thanks everyone for your love and information. I started collecting porcelain; I still do but there is a space limitation. For that reason, I looked and found a new passion: jewelry, mostly costume. I am not looking for the expensive items but rather for the ones with a story or some mystery to it, or just "nice" pieces. Thanks for helping me shed some light into the origin of this one. :)

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.