Elisabethan

Scandinavia

For as long as I can remember I have been interested in in old things and things that carry a history. I still remember when I, as a young child, saved some old bookFor as long as I can remember I have been interested in in old things and things that carry a history. I still remember when I, as a young child, saved some old books from being thrown away after my grandparents had died and the house was being sold. I kept the books hidden and safe, as my secret treasure, for meny years. Today I´m glad I was so determined, the oldest book is from 1748. At the age of 7 I already had a strong feeling that old things needs to be treated with respect. I guess it all started there, the interest in finding and caring for old or special things. The collector soul in me was born. Recently I found a growing interest in silver jewelry. I tought I was drawn to simple elegant designs but I´m learning more about my taste everyday. I´m humble about this whole thing as I find it hard to call myself a collector, I just recently realized I have this condition. I don´t know a lot, but I do know what I like and I also like research. I´m looking forward to share and to read about other peoples pieces and collections. (Read more)

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Prystal bakelite/catalin eggyolk earclips  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
What kind of necklace is this? - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Art deco vase  engraved by Emil Weidlich, Sweden - Art Decoin Art Deco
Victorian early plastic hand holding fan pin  - Victorian Erain Victorian Era
Lisner faux pearls, goldtone aurora borealis rhinestones necklase - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Vintage morpho butterflywings reverse painted panel bracelet - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
My two bakelite bangles  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Rare bakelite choker panel necklace  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Vintage screwback celluloid earrings  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Enamel and silver necklace most likely from 1920's to 1930's a mix of romantic and art deco - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry

Comments

  1. Thankyou everyone!!
  2. Thankyou for ideas postcardcollector. I know about vegetable ivory. By now I'm pritty sure this brooch is made of casein, a milkprotein based early plastic.
  3. Beautiful!!
  4. Greetings from scandinavia! I would say this looks scandinavian 1970's and Finland would be a good guess. But the abalone shell is not something I'm used to see here, it's not in it's "natural" elemen...
  5. Sorry, tryed to make a flower not questionmark.
  6. Wonderful ????
  7. It's a beautiful brooch and it looks czech to me. Might be older than 1930's.
  8. Love it!
  9. I have been away from CW for a long time but now I'm back looking at your things, and this stylish cool piece turns up! Wonderful!
  10. Wonderful!!
  11. Very cool! It does look a bit like art deco machine age like Bengel but I don't think it's by him. The clasp makes me think it's not European but I'm not sure. I understand that you are fond of this n...
  12. Wonderful Val! I also want to join the club but I'm not sure I have enough to be classified as a jewelry "horder" but I'm getting there, but it's my addiction and I'm glad :). When other things in lif...
  13. It's very nice quality and the inlays and mixed metalls are wonderful! The symbol in the second photo from the right looks like my mexican brooch that I posted here long ago.
  14. You get a lot of Love from me!! They are wonderful in that unique mexican vintage jewelry way!!
  15. Beautiful in every way!
  16. Wow that's smashing!!!!
  17. Wonderful wonderful!!
  18. I love it! Very beautiful modernistic and what I would call "vintagewonderful"!
  19. No I didn't but thankyou for tempting me back to CW :)
  20. No I didn't but I will soon. I have taken care of it though and it's now restrung on silkcord. Thankyou :)
  21. Thankyou kyratango!
  22. Thankyou Sean!
  23. Thankyou getthatmonkeyoutofme!
  24. Ha I thought "that must be from here" and now I see it's right. Nice!
  25. Google "vas stardust Gabriel" and I think you find it. Made by Gabriel keramik in Sweden for NK.
  26. They are all beautiful! Wear them together and mix them. The blue is a stunning piece!
  27. Love your posts. Welcome to CW Emme!
  28. Keep it. Very cool! I would use it as a flowertable, put 3 nice pots with something exotic on it. Something palmlike Make sure you can still see the Star.
  29. That must be one of the best reasons to buy that I have ever heard! It's like doing a good thing. I will use it in the future :)
  30. Wow kyra! This little frog is a Diamond! The enamel is wonderful and I love its chubby little belly :) meaning it's nice even on that side of the frog. Lucky you! I'm very weak on enamel.
  31. Great job! Very Nice spring color!
  32. Thankyou Efesgirl, Onegoodfind and kivatinits!
  33. Thankyou ho2cultcha, NevadaBlades and Katherinescollection!
  34. Thankyou NevadaBlades!
  35. Happy easter even if late :)
  36. Wow! This is wonderful, different!
  37. I'm lost for words! This is so wonderful! Stunning
  38. I absolutely love this!!
  39. Very beautiful!
  40. To me it has a european touch. Wonderful flowers!
  41. Thankyou Sean, Nevada BLades and Katherinescollection!
  42. Thankyou bladerunner22, bettyb00, Nevada BLades and Katherinescollection!
  43. Wow this is so cool! Beautiful design.
  44. Thankyou Nicefice for your Love and Nice coment. Thankyou also aura.
  45. Beautiful!!
  46. Thankyou Emme and rick55!
  47. Thankyou martika, manikin, rick55 and radegunder!
  48. Thankyou newtimes, agram, manikin, freyheit, and ho2cultcha!
  49. Thankyou bettyb00!
  50. Oh my!!! I´m lost for Words, I love it!
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