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Clear glass art deco flapper necklace  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
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Bakelite and brass Jean Painlevé seahorse pendant - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
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Fabulous celluloid brooch - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
 Art deco ivory stretch bracelets - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
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  1. The stamp is from societé ceramique maastricht. This is a very old design, indeed also made by Sphinx and Boch. The Sphinx design was called Plata, but these didn t have the branches on the back and d...
  2. Nice find Efesgirl. I have some similar ones, and I posted a purple one some time ago here on CW.
  3. efesgirl, that makes two of us ;-) Thx for the love everyone!
  4. Love these modernist-style pendant. Great find!
  5. Love it! I have a set small brooch, small pendant and bracelet...I always snatch up these Hannu Ikonen pieces when I find them...pendants are hard to wear though: it always gEts stuck in my hair :-)
  6. Ohhh crescent moon and micro mosaic...deadly combination...must have! :-) very nice brooch Marga
  7. Those earrings...georgeous!
  8. Oh the face is geogeous! Like the other one also
  9. Why am I the only one thinking this could be some sort of (sponge?) coral? Could be colored...its a nice necklace, but I think I have seen them here in Belgium beiing sold on some flea markets...usual...
  10. Oh what a nice piece!
  11. Valentino, its nice to know it can be bleached, but I agree, is it wort the effort...just like humans some elephants have more yellow teeth than others ( all you americans seem to have perfect white s...
  12. Davyd286 you are right, but I thought it looked pretty enough 'as is' :-) Thanks everyone for the love!
  13. Hello Agram, thanks for the love and for your comments! I missed you and this site a lot. We have been buzzy the past few months and we still are right now! It never stops I guess...But dont worry, th...
  14. Celiene, thanks for your comment! And a big hank you to TassieDevil, racer4four, vetraio50 for loving it. Still not sure about this ones age though...that copper wire could be brand new in my eyes...
  15. Hello katherinescollections, thanks for getting this one out of the dust :-) I do think your bow brooch has similaritis to mine, but mine is much more simple in form, might be from the same era (I gue...
  16. This is the link of the necklace :-) xxx
  17. Hello Celiene, thanks for your help! Did you ever try to bleach ivory yourself?
  18. Oh my! Such a nice collection and what a great eye for these things you have!
  19. Oh what a beauty! Looks bengel to me.
  20. Not sure if its exactly the same, but I posted a scarab necklace here on Cw a hile ago...scarabs look a great deal like yours. The setting of my necklace is brass and not silver though
  21. Thank you very much Belgium, tomorrow london or vienna...yesterday paris...what can I say? Hope it stops one day
  22. Kyratango, you nailed it! Thanks for solving my mystery :-) the display is just an old eggcup, filled wih a green headband from one of my daughters ;-)
  23. Ow this is the link to the sumilar thimble (similar to the one on the third and fourth pic))
  24. Thank you all for the love and shareurpassion, thanks for the valuable comment. I looked a bit on internet, and I found a very similar thimble to my art nouveau-ish one. Some prices are nuts! No inter...
  25. They are definately ivory. Nice catch
  26. Thanks for the info. I love milk glass! In fact, I love all glass beads ;-)
  27. These are nice, I also have some from my grandmother and mother and they are very dear to me :-)
  28. I dont wanna fight either...its simply not worth it to get angry for me...some people on flea markets are really rude! on top of that, I m always with baby or/and children so I let the collectors pass...
  29. Rucklczglass roflol! I m not like this usually...maybe I got bitten by a bug ;-)
  30. Oh I posted a morrocon bracelet with the same closure some years ago. maybe this helps
  31. Omg kyra, you re so lucky, you can go shopping with efesgirl (and nobody would find anything interesting after you two pass). Great spider, I love your bugs! (Awww that sounds bad, doesn t it?). ;-)
  32. Val thanks for looking it up...learned something new thx to you. :-)
  33. Omg reminds me of stephen kings christine ;-)
  34. Hello Val, thanks for the info. I think its some kind of laquer, melamine...whatever, its cool ;-)
  35. Did they really apply bakelite onto wood? Didn t know this...does it really test as bakelite?
  36. Thanks everyone for the love and special thank you to efesgirl, valentino, agram and kyratango for the valuable comments!
  37. Oh I spend yesterday most part of the afternoon applying several layers...till my bottle was finished ;-) it works great! Bracelet looks so much better than it was when I bought it
  38. Oh such a great post kyra, I missed that one. My silver polish seems something similar to yours...
  39. Nice one! i would have guessed thailand, because it has the same face as a tempel guards...but any guess can be good ;-) Look for Thailand yaksha
  40. Oh luvintage, you just solved my mystery: New england glass mark. Thanks a lot! And thanks everyone for loving my jewelry once again :-)
  41. Congratulations on your 600th posting!!! May we see much more postings from you ;-) bedankt voor de glimp in je prachtige collectie Marga
  42. Ohhh this is a nice delicate brooch with these flowers! Indeed it is build the same way as my glass brooch. It reminds me of some bracelets and earrings I have...will post them soon ;-) and so we go on
  43. Thanks Vanitylove and kyratango for solving my mystery. Still love this little fellow...will be on the lookout to make a set with a ring or earrings to complete this stickpin :-)
  44. Thanks val! Always nice to hear your expertise! Indeed, there are lots of plastic ones out there. Its one happy catch :-)
  45. Thanks everyone for the love! I will keep on looking for this sort of beauties
  46. Omg val: 1 piece of chocolate/month? No way!!! I couldn t survive one day without chocolate...and not one teeny tiny piece, but loads of boyfriend always looks at price per kg because I eat m...
  47. Love the for chocolate tools: yes we have them occasionaly in some shops here in my city. Belgium is THE nr 1 chocolate country as you must know...Almost bought a pair of these chocolate too...
  48. Omg omg omg!!! Remind me to never go on a flea market howl with you, you would have bought everything in a blink of an eye ;-) Just kidding...not that I stand a chance with my three kids on my side o...
  49. My guess: these are all good luck symbols: the hand of Fatima, the evil eye, the holy palm tree...?
  50. Love the bunky spacer! You can almost still see the tube it was cut out of
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Meyle & Mayer sterling enamel pansy pin.