kyratango

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Sometimes facetious, showing my teeth to some irritating posters ;-) Compulsive antique jewellery collector since my 18th, crazy about precious insect bug pins, ISometimes facetious, showing my teeth to some irritating posters ;-) Compulsive antique jewellery collector since my 18th, crazy about precious insect bug pins, I'm a 58 years old french woman. Collect mourning hair items, tie and hat pins, jadeite jewels and more... (Read more)

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Antique 925 silver and pastes swallow in flight brooch, "etruscan urn" mark. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique 1840 pinchbeck swiss landscape miniature painting under glass brooch. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
French 1rst Empire gold grooming tool. - Accessoriesin Accessories
800 silver plique à jour egyptian revival winged scarab brooch. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Skull hat pin! - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Mysterious maker's mark "urn", close-up pics. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique 925 silver, pastes and opals brooch, MYSTERIOUS MAKER AGAIN! - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique french silver and paste frog brooch, Auguste Besson. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
1920 large 3 rows jadeite necklace, Art Deco clasp. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Art deco French Charles Beaufils silver, blonde turtle shell and paste comb. - Art Decoin Art Deco

Comments

  1. Hi Phil, I think you have a mascot in this style, but can't find it... http://www.ebay.fr/itm/Vintage-sterling-silver-3-inch-brooch-winged-figure-hard-to-read-makers-marks-/222322543240?hash=item3...
  2. Oohh, thank you so much Malkey, I really admire your artistic pics of your stunning pieces!
  3. You're very welcome Frank, thanks for the thanks, and... welcome to CW :-)) Thanks Tassie and TallCakes ;-)
  4. Bijou! So you are from France too? I was going to talk about the "galette des rois" tradition :-D Judy, never heard of pudding stuffed with charm! These are absolutely....charming!
  5. G R E A T!!!!
  6. Absolutely gorgeous parure! The back is so artistc too!
  7. Ooh, I love this beauty too!
  8. "Mâche bouchons", used by apothicarians to press/shape the cork stoppers to seal their potions. I worked at a chemist, and we had one in the collection of pharmacy antiques! See the French model...
  9. description of the item in link above: 3 3/4" X 4 1/4" X 1 3/4" TALL. CLEARLY SIGNED WITH VARIOUS WMF MARKS. SIMILAR ITEMS SHOWN ON PAGE 122 OF THE 1906 WMF CATALOG. PRESENTATION INSCRIPTION ON T...
  10. Cigarettes or trinkett box similar shape here: http://www.sportingcollectibles.com/acboxes.html http://www.sportingcollectibles.com/ACrafts/ac36656boxside.jpg
  11. Interesting find! Perhaps from a desk set... with a wet sponge in it to dampen stamps ?
  12. Lovely Bzz-tle! I love that green color :-)
  13. Cutest deco ever!
  14. Hi Gillian! I think same as you ;-) Vintagefran, hi! I totally agree, thank you for your kind appreciation!
  15. It is the right one... Do you remember these? http://www.ebay.fr/ulk/itm/112205348600
  16. Superb! Welcome to CW :-)
  17. Yes, Gillian, we can recognize the Auntie style under any id :-) I wonder how she got thousands dollars of high end watches to sell on Bay, though asking help for cheap costume ... Check eb sell...
  18. As cute as the model, Trey!
  19. Yeahhh, you found another! (or the Pixie found you...)
  20. Bijoucaillou... Scott... I have to agree ;-)) Thank you! Judy, for sure! You have to get one, they are so well made and recognisable easily when you already saw some :-) There is a TassieDevil on ...
  21. Thank you Jean, I had a typo writing 1850, it is around 1830/1840, early Victorian. Martika, Inky, Karen, Scott, Rick, Bijoucaillouvintage, Judy and Beyemvey, your beautiful, stunning, so nice comm...
  22. Thank you Judy Marga and Bijoucaillouvintage for your nice comments! It was a great surprise!
  23. Thank you Rick for being the 40th lover! :-))
  24. Many thanks to all of you, 28 lovers!
  25. Thanks Rick! Yes, rather creepy and for a quirky lady :-))
  26. Awful... I just had a look to know about the place and the tragedy... My thoughts go to the deceased and their families and friends... :-( As you said, now there will be years of sueing and lawyer ...
  27. Mrs Thing!!! Perfect name for her :-) I have one too, must customise her now and find a name... The nice bracelet fits perfectly!
  28. A beautiful one, and at that price!!!
  29. Very cute! I'm glancing at these on the net too ;-)
  30. JImam, thank you for your wow and love :-) Fleafinder, thanks to you for the love and great comment and to your hubby for his idea ;-) Dear Mani, thank you so much for your gorgeous comment and ...
  31. Many thanks, Freiheit for your visit, love and comment !
  32. Marga, hi and thank you for your lovrly comment! Since I watch specially now paste pieces with that particular mark, I see damaged small pieces going for over 60€, with bidding war... they would have...
  33. Another great hunt from your amazing hubby! The vanity set is gloriously shining! I think Cologne/perfume too for the 3 bottles :-)
  34. Very nice one ! I always wondered about the significance and the name of these figures! Thank you for the whole story about him! He is so well made, I thought it was gold:-)
  35. Oohh, those eyes and cute faces :-) Thanks for sharing and for the educational write up!
  36. Great buys! All are beautiful and your knowledge paid :-) The glow of the red amber is outstanding!
  37. A commemorative plate... key facts - Glion Institute of Higher Education http://www.glion.edu/about-us
  38. Buuugggs! Kath, they are adorable! Yep, Gillian is right... Cabochons, not spheres. Pool of light are undrilled beads :-)
  39. Thank you David for loving the Egyptian Bzz Bzz;-)
  40. Thank you Sean for your stunning comment :-) Caperkid, lol! The Q-tip ancestor! For sure it wasn't an average folk's tool! Thanks for your comment and love :-) Scott, it would be perfect for cl...
  41. Belle bebête! You did well :-)
  42. Ohh, a welcome gift from your new home :-) Love both the painted blade and the house!
  43. Ooh, no... the cute Pixie... I'm very sad for you Karen :-( A little hint to secure brooches, pin them on your garment with a piece cut from a large rubber band on back! Even if the pin comes out of ...
  44. All your post is wonderful, and.... I'm.... smiling too....
  45. That's why it is good to have CW members in different parts of the world! I searched in French ;-)
  46. Thanks David, I wish you can find all your Graal pieces at bargain price ;-)) Ooh, Rose, what a charming drooling comment! But... beware not to ruin your keyboard ;-))
  47. Oh, and you look as gorgeous on your new profile pic :-D
  48. Hey! Found this one: Heineken collection - approx. 2nd half of the 20th century - Catawiki https://encheres.catawiki.eu/kavels/7676501-heineken-collection-approx-2nd-half-of-the-20th-century
  49. Even if your "bonniezation" isn't totally complete, great result obtained ! Not a beer person (wine!) I don't know for this paraphernalia... But I love him very much :-D
  50. Moroccan rosewater sprinkler :-) May be from India too... Used to add drips to desserts or tea, and to perfume our hands before/after eating :-) https://fr.pinterest.com/pin/25192079136070544/
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