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    Posted 4 years ago

    kyratango
    (420 items)

    Same construction than others in precedent posts identified by jewels1900 and BelleEpoque as american arts&crafts rings!
    Not received yet This one, (Pictures are these of the seller...) but wanted to share with you ;-)

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    1. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 4 years ago
      sweetttt..........
    2. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Thanks roycroft for sweeeet and speeed comment and love ;-))
    3. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 4 years ago
      ;+)) I have an old ring somewhere with the same leaf work over part of the stone and signed by the Indian who made it ....and was told when he needed drinking money ,he would pawn the ring ..but never came back for it one year ...its old like me ....never wear it anymore it don't fit up here in the mtns .. more a west coast thing ...smiling ..hey have a great day..........
    4. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Lol, roycroft! Old mountain's man!
      If your Indian pawned the ring to get drinking money... Then he didn't drank that much!!! Know some who would need to pawn crown's jewels to get their content...
    5. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 4 years ago
      Lol Indians get drunk on fumes..how do you think we traded beads for the country lol ...have one down the hill ..two stiff drinks and he's on the war path ...te he .. well gut's to go to work,... have a fun day ..later
    6. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 4 years ago
      Nice carved carnelian.
    7. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 4 years ago
      Kyratango, these silver settings are from the deco/a&c era. They come in gold and silver settings. I have both. And I believe most have carved amethyst or another semiprecious gemstones. Which I believe where from china or Hong Kong. They were made for export. Great share
      Lee
    8. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Idcloisonne, thank you for your visit and comment :-))
      there is a comment from Jewels1900 on my earlyer post about silver jadeite ring
      4 months ago:

      Hi kyrantango. I think your ring is arts & crafts. The double shank is generally an arts & crafts feature. Many of the inter-war arts & crafts jewellers used carved Chinese stones in their jewels.

      Moonstonelover, thanks for your comment!
      Was told too by Jewels1900 on another earlyer post that these leaves were typical american.
      Will post again on it's arrival if I can find any mark on it ;-)
    9. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Roycroft, thanks for your wishes, Your comments make my day ;-)
    10. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 4 years ago
      Kyra. I apologize. I meant that the stones where exported from Asia and the mountings are American. My bad.
    11. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 4 years ago
      I have a few silver & gold rings with these same cast leaves & flower, but made by different jewellers (different work). I suspect jewellers could buy these leaves & flowers ready made & attach them to rings made & sold commercially (unlike the Arts&Crafts jewellers who made all their leaves & flower by hand).

      Just a hunch based on the number of rings with the same style leaves & the variations in work & quality. I've identified at least 2 styles of leaf & 2 styles of flowers which seem to be appear on this type of ring.

      I bid on this one on eBay not so long ago but didn't get it. It's one of the best I've seen - http://www.tademagallery.com/content.htm

      There's also a similar leaf on German mass produced jewellery of the time. But that one is more of a heart shape like this - http://www.rubylane.com/item/753074-RLx23420/Arts-Crafts-Lapis-Sterling-Pendant

      And yes, I do have too much time on my hands.
    12. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Hi Jewels!
      Perhaps molds or stamps for these leaves were then available?
      For the ring you didn't get, I can't see it (only Tadema home page)
      Could you post the image address only?
      Very curious to see it!
      Thank you millions time for your nice comment!
    13. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 4 years ago
      Hiya kyratango. The Tadema ring doesn't have an image address. Go to 'newly acquired' & go to the bottom of the page & you'll find it. It's massive with a amethyst, citrine, chalcedony & pearl.
    14. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 4 years ago
      Opps, got it.

      http://www.tademagallery.com/database/images/8122.jpg
    15. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Yeah! It is quite a beauty!
      The most I see these leaves, the most I think makers acquired moulds to make themselve these little parts... Difficult to imagine they ordered bunches or ready made from firms?
    16. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 4 years ago
      Who knows? Maybe someone? Anyone?
    17. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Still not received yet, but I just noticed a signature on the right leaf on last pic, will tell more after examining!
    18. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Million thanks to the 16 lovers ;-))
    19. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Grrr, stll not received, leaved french customs on aug 8th, but was sent back to the seller for wrong zip code, which is false!!! Will have to wait again, don't want usps express anymore!
      Grrrr! Thumbs down for Chronopost!
    20. BelleEpoque BelleEpoque, 4 years ago
      lovely purchase, I hope you can enjoy it very soon :P
    21. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Finally arrived!
      It is a large one : 1" x 3/4"
      No marks at all...
    22. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 4 years ago
      It's a very beautiful ring. I'm glad it's arrived, now enjoy.
    23. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Thank you!
    24. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Thanks to the 24 lovers! :-))
    25. sarahoff sarahoff, 4 years ago
      I love your collecting kyratango! Thank you so much for taking the time to help me out.
    26. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Thanks a lot for your kind comment and your thanking, Sarah!!!

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