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Sometimes facetious ;-) Compulsive antique jewellery collector since my 18th, crazy about precious insect bug pins, I'm a 56 years old french woman. Collect mourniSometimes facetious ;-) Compulsive antique jewellery collector since my 18th, crazy about precious insect bug pins, I'm a 56 years old french woman. Collect mourning hair items, tie and hat pins, jadeite jewels and more... (Read more)

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3 antique asian ivory seals. - Asianin Asian
Big 935 sterling moth brooch marked W B - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
More critters! Gilded silver, tiny half seed pearls, citrines and cat's eye stones. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Mado Nancy art glass enameled vase. - Art Glassin Art Glass
Daum Nancy narcissus vase. - Art Glassin Art Glass
Gallé vase, "paysage des Vosges". - Art Glassin Art Glass
Arts and crafts GOLD & MOOSTONES necklace. Henry George Murphy, thanks to Kiwipaul! - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Touch of purple on enamel bow pin. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Another repair! A touch of blue... - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Enamel training! - Arts and Craftsin Arts and Crafts

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  1. Sean, thanks! Roycroft :-)) many thanks too! Alan, your comment is very interesting, it's possible, but still a mystery :-)
  2. Great deco! Real eye candies, yummy! h Happy holidays DrFluffy, glad to see you again with a cute profile pic!
  3. Positively love it! You are right for the carving rather crude for a japanese one, but so artistic in its way. What size is it?
  4. Think it was made to be hung upside down! The eyes are less strange this way, and I had to love it again ;-P
  5. https://jewellerymuse.wordpress.com/2014/08/14/guide-to-cameo-jewellery/
  6. Have a look there: https://jewellerymuse.wordpress.com/2013/05/11/tips-on-how-to-date-a-vintage-brooch/ The whole site seem to be of great help on jewellery questions!
  7. I know nothing about collectible marbles, but I think If somebody wanted to make fakes, they wouldn't been sold for 2$ ! They seem to have been well used and old :-)
  8. Trunkman, just tell it was some kind of bullets (laxative suppositories?) Hilarious story indeed :-D
  9. Google gave this: http://texasantiquemall.com/general-collecting-information/how-to-tell-the-difference-is-it-jet-or-black-glass/ This one cover most material you should ask for id: https://j...
  10. I doubt... They are too heavy for a post office clerk :-P
  11. Thanks Trey! And Bratjdd :-)
  12. Lol! Of course I googled for Trifon images... And then for Trifan! Try it, it's amazing, don't know which I prefer, :-D
  13. Thanks Pops, CindyB, Trey, Brad :-)
  14. Uncle Scrooge's ! With the top hats you got, you need a pinch nose and a smart walking stick to get his complete outfit :-)
  15. "Antique" is used for more than 100 years old items. Carving style is rather vintage/modern, the clip system too (certainly not victorian) and don't seem to have been modified to adapt them from pier...
  16. Not the era's style for the carving...
  17. Torakitten, hope you're fine! I'm very curious about what your friend will say! Thanks for your visit ant interest, as usual ;-) Vetraio ! Mille mercis !!! Many thanks to you, Mikelv, Weirdpucke...
  18. Thanks racer!
  19. Hehe, not antique, repro! ;-))
  20. Hahaha :-D better as a weapon for an angry wife than a rolling pin!
  21. Woaaah... They are GORGEOUS ! In France we call "lustre montgolfière" these like the one in the staircase.
  22. Hi Shrine, I have a mystery to solve... Could you have a look to these: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/143186-3-antique-asian-ivory-seals?in=activity Happy Holidays !
  23. Mystery solved ;-)
  24. Thanks Phil for your nice comment and love :-) Thanks Jewels, melaniej, pops, weirdpuckett, Belltown, Vetraio, and nutsabotas6 for moth loving :-D
  25. Awwwsome! Really great family memories :-)
  26. Unusual clasp, sorry, don't know the name for this model!
  27. Cute ! Love stick pins :-)
  28. Perfect match :-)
  29. Thanks Roycroft and Agram :-))
  30. Nice collection! You're glad to have mils winters, here all would be ruined (planters!) if left outside :-(
  31. Bzzzz lovers, thank you!
  32. Many thanks to the 16 lovers:-)
  33. Good information fhrjr and Ho2! Still learning, never heard of these summer front, very interesting and nice! Why was it burried is mystery!
  34. Cool! Waiting to see what scene you'll create in it :-)
  35. Ha! Another link about opals (not Ethiopian opals, which are différents, don't be fooled...) http://www.opalsdownunder.com.au/learn-about-opals/introductory/white-opals
  36. Lol! Wasn't sure this word exists in English but felt it better than "repeated"...
  37. Spiiideeer! Ooopaaal!!! Love it :-)) For the ring, it could be for a safety chain or a chain with a dangling fly! Google images for "spider fly brooch". Good shoping ;-)
  38. Happily you will recover soon! I wish you all good things for it :)
  39. Great composition, and that sky! Wow, stunning !!!
  40. Oooh, thank you soo much CindB and trunkman for your warmest comment (and iterative love, lol!)
  41. Ouch for the chisel part! It would have ruined the proportions, best to do to hide the white chips would be to find a matching orange nail polish and apply with a thin brush. So nothing harmful for th...
  42. http://geology.com/gemstones/opal/crystal-opal.shtml Nothing but mix of freshwater pearls and opal jewellery on the internet for his appellation.
  43. Black back ground enhance crystal opals colour, that's why I suggested to photograph on black. Never heard about fresh water opals...
  44. Right reminder of an oyster remain! That's exactly what I thought too, ho2cultcha! Shareurpassion, I knew you could understand, lol!
  45. A beauty again! I discover with your post that such bales were used then... I'm always seeking for antique opening bales, or screwing brooches systems! Love versatile jewellery :-)
  46. Thank you sooo much, sweetie Sean ;-)
  47. Hi there! New, but pretty, in my garden center they came in grey or blue too!
  48. Phil! Love this one too, it's a beauty in honey colours!
  49. For the TV remote! Will never anymore seek everywhere...
  50. I follow you, so I will rush to see ;-)
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