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  1. I see the Cyrillic font didn't go through, those question marks were supposed to be spelling "Caucasus".
  2. The Caucasus resort towns were popular vacation places at the turn of the 20th century due to climate, air, and mineral springs, and resort visitors would buy souvenirs made in traditional styles to ...
  3. Do I see a Charles Horner in there?
  4. This mark is used by Banana Republic.
  5. Agram, it's not Russian, but Middle Eastern, most likely; please see a similarly decorated bracelet posted by Peasejean55 a few months ago: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/143747-silver-brace...
  6. Thanks for the info, kyra!
  7. They wore cufflinks back then?
  8. A very nice costume piece. Note the pointy glass stones - could it be Schreiner?
  9. I'd say definitely not older than 1920-30, maybe even a few decades later but good quality.
  10. Many of your beads are jasper.
  11. I've seen similar bracelets sold at local ethnic shops, made in Afganistan.
  12. Love the image - very modern looking! Those intaglios are most often made of glass, sometimes of gems.
  13. Yes, it's real amber. Nice find.
  14. The style reminds me of Tibetan jewelry.
  15. Early 50s would be my guess.
  16. I think it says Turning Leaf which is a winery /wine brand and this could be a visitor pin or a souvenir.
  17. Lockets with four compartments were not that uncommon in Victorian jewelry and some later styles. To me, this brooch is a mix of so many elements from different periods/styles, that I'd think it a r...
  18. Black ones are not often seen, blue and white beads are more common.
  19. That's because the porcelain is fired again after it's painted, so the paint or glaze stays put.
  20. Valentino is right - it's dyed bone.
  21. Here's one more: http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/kalupe-vntg-sterling-silver-genuine-206412852
  22. When I looked at your pin, I immediately thought, Lithuania or Latvia, not Scotland, and after a short search found this: http://www.kalupesrotas.lv/16/par-mums
  23. It's probably black enamel, not paint, and the damage to it would hurt the value. I suggest asking at the vintage watch forums about how to open it safely. http://forums.watchuseek.com/f11/ http://...
  24. You are not showing the back but it looks like a very new necklace, the kind they still sell at department stores in signed boxes or with paper hangtags. Sometimes they are signed on the small tags a...
  25. Definitely not Russian. The enamel colors and paisley shapes are similar but the construction and overall look is not Russian at all. Funny how I never noticed these till antique Russian silver bec...
  26. Your pin is made in the old tradition of Kingfisher feather jewelry but yours does not look older than 50 years (at the most) to me. Still , very pretty colors.
  27. The clasp does not look like the ones usually seen on Tiffany bracelets. And how is that signature plaque attached? It looks a little odd there.
  28. It's a recent piece and probably made in Thailand. Check out some Janice Girardi jewelry and see if the mark looks like yours.
  29. What does the back look like? A close up photo at an angle showing the side would help, too.
  30. It's likely from Denmark or Norway. Is that a tiny round hallmark near the hinge?
  31. It does have a Celtic or Scottish flare... Could have been a button or a garment ornament.
  32. If you manage to upload a photo of the text and hallmarks (look for them, all Russian silver of that era had to have them), I may be able to translate.
  33. Could it be porcelain? Similar type of pins have been made in Limoges for years.
  34. Hard to say without seeing the back and the "underside" but looks modern.
  35. Is the way the rhinestones are set consistent with what is usually seen on Sherman pieces?
  36. Not necessarily, unless there's a small hole in the fist, or evidence of a break-off.
  37. I have a similar necklace signed Germany
  38. These look like Richard Kerr earrings.
  39. There is no silver in alpaca. It's an alloy of copper, nickel and zinc.
  40. Coud be stylized hollyberries? - they are usually pictured in threes.
  41. 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.
  42. It's glass micromosaic.
  43. It looks to be an abalone shell cameo, made in Italy in 1960s - 70s.
  44. No way that photo came originally in that case.
  45. Could it be Jewel Creations? http://imageevent.com/themanyfacesofselro/jewelcreationscatalogscans
  46. The mark on the bead says, Made in France.
  47. 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.
  48. I think these are Japanese take on millefiori beads from around 1960s.
  49. If the box can't be fixed, that lid could make a nice pendant.
  50. Some day you may be able to find him a partner - a matching dancing lady.
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