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Vintage Bakelite Bead Necklace - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Sarah Coventry Earrings - Unusual Stone - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Arts & Crafts Germany Sterling Silver Onyx or Chrysoprase Ring - Arts and Craftsin Arts and Crafts
A Massive Modernist Sterling Silver and Amber Pin - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Large Rose Gold Plated Sword & Shield Brooch with rhinestones c.1940s Retro - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Antique Three Horseshoe-Shaped Amethyst Glass Stone Pin, probably Czech - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Antique Arts & Crafts Style Sterling Silver & Blue Stone Brooch Germany - Arts and Craftsin Arts and Crafts
Large Florenza Givre Glass & Enamel Maltese Cross Pendant Necklace - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Mexican? Sterling Silver Amber Mosaic Bracelet - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Black Carved Bakelite Brooch and Bracelet With Rhinestones c.1930s - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry


  1. Bonnie, Svarowski sells their crystals to other jewelry makers, so it's fine for them to say the stones are Svarowski. In this case, they may or may not be. In any case, beautiful set and very colle...
  2. You didn't say what the beads are made of, they seem to have seams, - plastic?
  3. The "casket figure" would have two letters in it, and probably a small vertical ax-looking symbol in the middle. That would be the maker's mark.
  4. Very beautiful.
  5. It could be Japanese, too. It looks to me like a 1930s -40s tabletop ashtray.
  6. It does not look like metal. The tray insert has chips on the corners, looking at them closely may help determine the material. You did not mention the weight. I'd guess gesso-covered or lacquered wo...
  7. The ring is not antique although it echoes the Arts & Crafts style. It's handmade though, and the triple shank (the ring band) shoes someone has put a lot of effort into it, it's not a beginner stude...
  8. I was just looking up this patent the other day! It was granted in 1932 to Elisha A Phinney for Georeg H Fuller & Son Co. (they were in Rhode Island). I don't know if any other jewelry maker used th...
  9. Are any of the pieces signed?
  10. Fabulous photos and a great score!
  11. Welcome to CW!
  12. A lovely vintage piece and well made, probably from a higher-end boutique at some seaside resort.
  13. Reminds me of the work by Whiting & Davis (their bezels are usually more ornate though). Their mark is sometimes very small and hard to see. Or it could be their "wannabe".
  14. That's a clever design with the removable part. It may be for a coat lapel but may also be a hat or bag ornament. My guess it was produced in late 50s - 1960s to go with the item in the designer/man...
  15. Love the face! Try to re-take the photos (a crisp closeup of the head that fills the whole picture and a full size pic with dimensions will be helpful) and use the Edit Post button to upload them, so ...
  16. Laquered papier-mache, if they are light.
  17. Great colors!
  18. Very nice!
  19. There's too much glare in the photo; can't read the marks, but the style looks Native American, maybe Navaho.
  20. I would have chosen a carnelian cabochon or a plain silver sphere for the stud but the citrine stones are beautiful, too.
  21. Your bracelet is from Peru and features traditional Inca images.
  22. The image is that of a Siamese dancer in traditional outfit. Yours is stylized and does not have a lot of detail, that's why it looks almost abstract.
  23. Breathtaking view!
  24. Very nice!
  25. I don't think pearls are original to the necklace, it may have had rhinestone or glass drops.
  26. Great colors on those cloisonne beads!
  27. Interesting design!
  28. Gillian was just trying to be helpful and provide readers with a live link to the item mentioned in the post.
  29. lentilka11, the "four-leaf thing" is a bookmark.
  30. Nice color!
  31. Very nice!
  32. Aurora Borealis is the central stone. The petals are auburn or amber rhinestones, like you said.
  33. The necklace is probably made by Claire's.
  34. If you go through CW archives, you'll see several brooches in white enamel and with this type of clasp. It's a good way to find more information about your treasures.
  35. This one is fairly recent, maybe 80s-90s. There's a faint hint of a signature on back, right below the rose, if it's unreadable, it could be covered with plating or a copy of a signed piece.
  36. Very pretty!
  37. It's in the style of 1930s and could be from the period but I can't see enough detail (e.g. the stone faceting and profile) to be certain.
  38. The color combination looks very sophisticated, a nice addition to your collection!
  39. Festoon is a more common name for it; it's the same as swag but sounds fancier and does not inspire so many jokes :)
  40. Very stylish!
  41. Very cute and so precious!
  42. Love the result!
  43. The rest of the world knows pounamu as Nephrite jade. The design chased on silver does not look European or American to me, so may be a local NZ piece? Do you know what it depicts?
  44. Seeing the cut of the stone and how it's set can help determine age. Without those photos my guess would be 1910 - now.
  45. Nice design. Late 40s - early 50s.
  46. Recent earrings but nice quality.
  47. Beautiful!
  48. You don't say whether the beads are glass or plastic but you must see the similarities between this pair and the others already posted. 50s-60s, could be Germany.
  49. This is a nice and collectible pair, 50s or 60s, and probably made in Germany (I've seen this back on signed German earrings and the design is right on; a similar back was used in Italy around the sam...
  50. I'd say, 70s is more likely for this pair.
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