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Moonstonelov…'s loves1266 of 12104Glass....Crystal? Inherited from Mother in LawLoetz Phänomen Genre 166 vase, PN I-7471, ca. 1898
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    Posted 6 years ago

    JoyB
    (33 items)

    I was really surprised to receive this piece from my Grandmother who stated this belonged to my Great Grandmother. She was born in 1900 in Italy, but I have only seen her on rare occasion in a piece of jewelry :)

    This one I can find no marks on. Can anyone possibly date or identify possible maker? Is there a good website or book I could get for identifying unmarked costume jewelry? Is this rhinestone or crystal?Thanks!

    Since finding this site....I have really become addicted!

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    1. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 6 years ago
      If those are aurora borealis rhinestones, the piece is from later than 1956. The hook and settings seem to me to be from late 50s, early 60s, but perhaps one of the other experts in costume jewelry have a different opinion. It's a lovely necklace.
    2. JoyB JoyB, 6 years ago
      Thank you katherinescollections! The clear stones are aurora borealis. So is that a good "rule of thumb" for old jewelry? Aurora borealis is after 1956? It seemed odd to me that the actual hook is a gold tone while the back of the necklace is a shiny silver tone.
    3. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 6 years ago
      Yes, AB stones make it easier to date costume jewelry. Different colors in hooks and settings are not unusual.
    4. JoyB JoyB, 6 years ago
      Great tip! Thank you so much katherinescollections!
    5. JoyB JoyB, 6 years ago
      Thanks for the "loves"!
    6. JoyB JoyB, 6 years ago
      Thanks so much for the love mikelv85!

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