For as long as I can remember, I love beautiful things like so many other people. In order to watch but also to collect them especially antique jewelry from the 18thFor as long as I can remember, I love beautiful things like so many other people. In order to watch but also to collect them especially antique jewelry from the 18th and 19th centuries. This out of hand hobby which has grown into a passion. When I was fourteen years old I got a silver watch chain birthday present from an aunt to wear as bracelet. That was my first introduction to antique jewelry. I posted it already on CW. I enjoy wherever possible to find affordable antique jewelry and could build in this way a decent collection. Since I am retired for several years I'm able to spend time in searching, viewing and publishing and like to share and show my collection to fellow collectors. Furthermore I like to share my knowledge of antique jewelry with others and also learn from the knowledge and experience collectors. (Read more)


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  1. aghcollect you're almost faster than I have placed him on CW, thanks for that and for your love.
  2. blunderbuss2, BelleEpoque, Peasejean55, Manikin, Toni1969 and racer4four thank you all for love.
  3. PostCardCollector, thanks for your poignant comment. This kind of images were in former times much but in this modern age (unfortunately) not. But yes I agree with you, it's a very sweet image. One of...
  4. AmberRose, so nice to "meet" you here again. How are you, thanks for love.
  5. Zowie the same to you, thanks for your support.
  6. Kyratango i hope to be able to help you sometimes.
  7. Kyratango thanks for your nice reaction and understanding. Next time i take a better look and nice you gave a more accurate date.
  8. kyratango, when I put the pendant hanger on CW, I only watched it when it was already dark. After you comment, I again studied it carefully, now in daylight. I come to the conclusion that indeed you'r...
  9. Cormoran1925 and Roycroftbooksfromme1 thanks for attention and love.
  10. valentino97 and Efesgirl thank you both for love
  11. Newtimes and critchpics thanks for interest and love.
  12. vetrai050 and racer4four both of you also Oude rotten in collectors field to use this Dutch saying (see above) thanks for your compliments and love.
  13. Racer4four thanks for your interest and love.
  14. Zowie I will ! Thanks for looking and love.
  15. Kyratango probably you'r right but unfortunately i cannot open so i cannot check either. But thanks for your information and comment.
  16. kyratango there is some technique involved : Grisaille is a type of decoration in painted enamel in which the picture or design is in monochrome, usually shades of grey on a white ground. The process...
  17. katherinescollections how right you are and for you thank you .
  18. Kyratango again fantastic helpful comment, thanks and of course for love too!
  19. Beautiful!
  20. nutsabotash6 thanks for love.
  21. Efesgirl, oude rot want ik zit al vijf jaar op CW. It's marked but so tiny that, as I already told it cannot be deciphered. But of course you could also be right the swirls are made of copper but I do...
  22. Efesgirl thanks for your useful comment. Welcome on CW board. Zoals je misschien kunt zien ben ik een oude rot in collectors CW land. This is already my 547th post on CW. And that's why I tried my dig...
  23. Efesgirl thanks for interest and love.
  24. Zowie thanks you for love
  25. Racer4four thanks for your love.
  26. aghcollect, vetraio50 and Zowie thank you for loves.
  27. Katherinescollections thanks for love.
  28. kyratango indeed i changed a bit, thanks again.
  29. kyratango again a lot of help from you, thank you. I already thought this is an unusual piece.
  30. kyratango you're welcome. You are always so helpful!
  31. kyratango I'v answered Efesgirl on her site with this pendant. Thanks for the tip!
  32. Efesgirl from kyratango I heard your question about this pendant. Very beautiful and I haven't seen such before. Given the shape and style in my opinion, under partake be part of peasant jewelry. Mayb...
  33. kyratango again thanks for your valuable advice, comment and love.
  34. Julonmain thanks for your compliment i appreciate.
  35. Yes and indeed as kyratango advises I would clean it too with a soft silver cloth. Then it is also possible to make photos from the marks (perhaps through a loupe).
  36. Hello here we are again! Nice to see you back in good order now I believe. Yes there is a lot of resemblance in yours and mine. On this link:
  37. Gamagina I looked how to inscribe. But I must admit that this is not so easy. 5 years ago I did but I really don't know anymore in what way. So ask what you like if I can I will help/answer. But wit...
  38. Gamagina first you obviously need to create an account on After that when this is done and you get the permission you can create a post as I have described before.
  39. Gamagina, first click on right site: Post an item. Than fill in the tittle, download some photos of the jewelry from your PC, than fill in the description. At least choose the category and the kind o...
  40. kyratango thanks for love
  41. nutsabotash6 and racer4four thanks you for your compliment, comment and loves.
  42. vetraio50, aghcollect, and freiheit thanks for your loves.
  43. pickrknows thanks for your interest and love.
  44. Gamania thanks for your extensive comment and love. But I think (my dagger don't belong to military. This is because this dagger too little total is not sharp to serve as a potential weapon. An As you...
  45. katherinescollections what a quick reaction! Thanks for your compliment and love. I agree the nice design.
  46. Agreed could be Russian amber, how did you test?
  47. Very pretty, such products of mother nature are beautiful.
  48. Paulmartin, thank you very much, what can i say more.
  49. Newtimes what a nice compliment I will tell them, thanks
  50. JoyB thanks for love
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