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Bakelite Ivorine Necklace made from utensil handles - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
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Unsigned Modernist Copper Necklace With Swags & Stylized Ram's Heads  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
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Modernist Silver and Amber Necklace - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique Carved Agate Flexible Bracelet - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Arts and Crafts / Art Deco Hammered Silver and Cabochon Carnelian Brooch - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry

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  1. There is no silver in alpaca. It's an alloy of copper, nickel and zinc.
  2. Coud be stylized hollyberries? - they are usually pictured in threes.
  3. You have been misinformed, just like with that Franklin Mint pocket watch that you were representing as being a unique item that came from the Kennedy family.
  4. Bob Mackie makes mostly "artsy" (sometimes leaning towards kitchy, imho) women's clothing, often generously embellished with bright appliques and machine embroidery. There are a couple of clothing li...
  5. It's glass micromosaic.
  6. It looks to be an abalone shell cameo, made in Italy in 1960s - 70s.
  7. No way that photo came originally in that case.
  8. Could it be Jewel Creations? http://imageevent.com/themanyfacesofselro/jewelcreationscatalogscans
  9. The mark on the bead says, Made in France.
  10. Traditionally many of those necklaces were strung on a silver chain; you may want to use small contrasting color glass beads (cobalt blue, green, or black) as spacers to extend the length.
  11. I think these are Japanese take on millefiori beads from around 1960s.
  12. If the box can't be fixed, that lid could make a nice pendant.
  13. Some day you may be able to find him a partner - a matching dancing lady.
  14. All silver manufactured in Russia before and during the Soviet period (not so sure about the most recent times) had to be marked, but they also made a lot of the same designs in "melkhior" or German s...
  15. What an unusual way to attach a pearl!
  16. The letters could be YB.
  17. The Belle Epoque style enjoyed a revival period around 1940s - could be another lead for your research.
  18. It's not a mourning piece. Try searching for "camphor glass pendant" - there are a lot in this exact shape. I did not find many in onyx and it's a concern, and also the fact that its setting does no...
  19. The mother-of pearls and abalone cameo is probably Italian, a tourist souvenir. Can't comment on the age of either one without seeing the back.
  20. The style is Edwardian, around 1910, some people even call it Art Deco because its time is close to Art Deco and it has straight lines. Pendants of this shape were very often made in "camphor glass" ...
  21. I think the central medallion with a knight as been attached to an Edwardian locket. Does it open?
  22. It could be a converted half of a buckle.
  23. It indeed looks like a Victorian papier mache box with a lithograph print (or copy thereof) on top.
  24. The way they are constructed makes me think it was a jewelry course project, and someone was learning silver casting, stone setting, engraving, soldering, etc. They are lovely nonetheless.
  25. My experience makes me believe those are not gold, but don't rely on a stranger's opinion, take them to a jeweler's or a pawn shop to find out for certain and don't hesitate to let me know if they pro...
  26. The large stone in the center was characteristic for Retro Modern that was popular in the 40s, and being Scandinavian, the pendant exhibits the regional style influence, too and there's some Arts and ...
  27. Acrylic with iridescent coating to imitate pearl.
  28. Have you tried using Gripoix as a keyword for this camellia brooch? Petals without bezel are less common but a couple will come up.
  29. Not Norwegian.
  30. I've given you a direction for research in #3. Have you looked into it?
  31. I can't read/recognize the mark but it's a recent piece, probably from India, possibly made for a department store or QVC or something of that sort.
  32. Addicted to hoarders? ;)
  33. You have a vintage filigree Maltese cross pendant/brooch, probably made of 800 silver. It has some age to it but it's hard to be more specific. By the way, you should be able to add photos to your or...
  34. It's brass, and it used to have an elongated drop dangling from the bottom.
  35. The blue painted pin is from Iran (Persia).
  36. The picture seems to represent some version of The Massacre of the Innocents, that used to be a popular subject, painted by various artists. Personally, I don't think I would not enjoy looking at tha...
  37. http://www.google.com/search?q=brass+fibula&client=safari&rls=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=qaUYU-OFFojr0wGJloHACQ&ved=0CCYQsAQ&biw=1275&bih=599#q=cloak+fibula&rls=en&tbm=isch&imgdii=_
  38. It's a clothing fastener/buckle, sometimes called a fibula, the needle goes through the fabric. Currently popular in cosplay circles for fastening a cloak. I can't tell from these photos whether it ...
  39. Beautiful collection! I see a few pins that are from 1920-30s.
  40. And what do thrift stores do with donations that can't be sold? (By the way, it's still legal to sell ivory in some states depending on the age and provenance)
  41. Not gold.
  42. Etruscan Revival.
  43. You're right on the time, around 1900.
  44. Doing a test takes less time that creating a post and taking and uploading the photos. Please save yourself and everyone else some time and Mb.
  45. Most likely 1930s-40s enamel and rhinestone.
  46. C'est vrai. La broche est probablement Italienne ou Swiss ou Autrichienne. Est-ce que nous pouvons vue l'arriere?
  47. Moonglow Thermoset Plastic.
  48. It was made in India of brass and dyed bone veneer, could be anytime 1970s - 2000.
  49. A very pretty pendant, looks hand made.
  50. It's called Thermoset.
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