kyratango

France

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 Edwardian paste and silver lavalier necklace. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique tortoise 925 silver, turquoise, pastes brooch. The mysterious maker again! - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
A single Art Deco cufflink, kyratised! - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique winged insect brooch, silver, pastes and blister pearls. Kyratised ! - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique Meyle and Mayer unsigned silver enamel and paste pansy brooch. Kyratised ! - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique silver Plique-a-jour enamel paste stones pheasant brooch. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique Arts and Crafts cufflinks, silver, turquoises, enamel and gold. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique chrysanthemum enamel stickpin, part 2 after kyratisation. - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique chrysanthemum gold diamond enamel stickpin. Part 1 before repair! - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Enlightened pic for Postcard collector! - Photographsin Photographs

Comments

  1. Mani! Those are superb flutterbies ;-) !!! Very nice diorama :-D
  2. A precious family heirloom, for sure! Lois, glad it will continue to pass from one generation to another :-)
  3. BEETLES! BUUUGS!!! Marga, lovely collection! ;-))
  4. Fantastic!
  5. Thank you Jean for your appreciation! I wondered too if the yellow pastes mounts were Georgian, not Edwardian... The closed back of the drop should be more rounded, if Georgian, in my opinion. ...
  6. Oooh! So nice vases! I was thinking the one on the left is a man's hand, and the other a woman's...
  7. Karen, very interesting write up, your photos are as amazingly beautiful than this sweet little vase!
  8. Ooohhh, Rick! What a BEAUTY!!!
  9. Are you turning into a glass Jedi, Bonnie? ;-))) Well done!
  10. You're very welcome, Signaholic! How not to love a singing skeleton ;-)))
  11. Yep, Shareurpassion, you're so right! I got a resin too : http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/164084-molded-resin-vintage-netzuke?in=collection-3416
  12. Good eye TubeAmp, as usual :-) Your links give the absolute id of this post WW3! Neptunis, some resins can pass the hot pin test, but there are other clues for identification of those "antique" Ch...
  13. So sorry for the disappointment... glad you enjoy it for its cool look :-) And... thanks for the thanks, you're very welcome!
  14. Turquoises, with some matrix traces and some green places from contact with somewhat skin oil! Your friend is a skillful one, the bale is very well made, patina will match pendant with time.
  15. Hi Jean! No doubt for me for Austro Hungarian origin :-) I agree the pearl was a replacement, and even if a blister pearl would have been right, a green agate has its place :-) I don't think the f...
  16. W O W!!!!
  17. Wow Judy! What a nice grouping! You were efficient in the unpacking and settlement, kudos :-)) I'm sure your fingers will return to normal size now you don't have to use them intensively... ;-))
  18. Happy belated birthday, Thomas! With you the best :-))
  19. CUUUTE!!!
  20. What kind of bunny is he? Wearing his ears on the sides...;-)
  21. Scott! You got a right doorstop for any season! Love your penguins :-D
  22. Ha! I knew it was yours at first sight ;-)) Good dog! So sweet !
  23. And... no pink diamonds in watches, those are synthetic rubies used for lowering pivots friction :-)) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewel_bearing
  24. Hi welcome to CW :-) As you suspected, fake! See this old post with same watch, answer with links is there: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/89484-omega-pocket-watch-swit-zerland-made
  25. This is a Vargas enamel band ring :-) google images to see lots of them. Gilded silver tarnish too, specially when kept for a long time in a drawer with other tarnishing pieces. Your cleaning resto...
  26. Nice, very nice! Brutalist nests :-)))
  27. Your Sphinx may rather be the goddess Bastet :-)
  28. Really charming, what a great find :-)
  29. Wooohhh! Misceleanous treasures, a chinese compass, Victorian mother of pearl and shell lorgnette, micromosaic bird brooch... so much to talk about here!
  30. Whoaaahhh! Love this fellow, and your job on him, Scott!
  31. Oh, Judy, I hope the problem will soon be fixed...
  32. Interesting! I think it is a kind of man made cat's eye effect glass stone :-) Not able to find one rectangular for the moment...
  33. Karen, this is fantastically hypnotic! I too would spin it all day :-))
  34. Judy, Vintagelamp, Phil, Ken, thank you friends for your wonderful, beautiful, gorgeous comments, and your constant support for my obsession ;-))
  35. Big collective thanks to all of you 19 tortoise lovers!!!
  36. Scott, YOU are awesome, as your kind comment :-D Thank you ! Judy, thanks for your love of the mysterious maker's tortoise! Vintagelamp, yep, the turquoise one is a winner ;-) Thank you for y...
  37. Scott, Valentino, Judy! Thanks, I'm now indeed proud of your wow comments and loves ;-))) Ken, I backed it with Scotch tape and used drop of Judi Kins Diamond Glaze, an acrylic self doming stuff, t...
  38. Fantastic! Agree with Vetraio it is a N.2. No idea for the last sign :-/
  39. Very very nice boy, Scott! I'd adopt him in a blink...
  40. Oooh! Nice toy! I had piggy cook when I was a child and still regret him... Welcome to CW, waiting to see more of your collection :-D
  41. Awwwesome !
  42. Mani, thank you so much for finding it beautiful, of course... I agree ;-)) XOXO ! Vintagefran, Edwardian era produced the most delicate motifs :-) Happily paste jewellery makes it more affordable!...
  43. Mani! Yes, a lovely critter, thank you for loving him! Lol Bonnie, the marking are 925 and a double strike of the... MYSTERY MARK! The Knoll and Pregizer has 935 and KP. Vintagefran and Hel1, t...
  44. Ha Bonnie, indeed I am ;-) Thanks! Thak you for your loves, Sean and Vintagefran :-D
  45. Sooo nice result, nothing best than making a collection part of your daily life :-)
  46. What a nice area of collecting! I love your display! Welcome to CW :-D
  47. Thank you Lizzycbw for your appreciation and comment! I have to agree ;-) it is too very tactile and heavy!
  48. Woah, Jewels1900! Sure it has his style!!! Bravo for the sleuthing and identification :-D You did really well buying the ring ;-)
  49. Hi Mani! Thank you for your always so kind comments, love back to you, XO.
  50. Thanks Alientrouble! I love your beautiful lamps too :-))
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