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Posted 2 years ago

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kyratango
(399 items)

This very ancient chinese work was called Tian Tsui, Google for seeing wonderful intricate examples.

The feathers pieces were glued on metal, looking like cloisonne, but far more fragile!

Big lacking on the hair pin, all gone on the drops :-(

Needed kyratisation!

I finaly found the right color and texture painting in a nail art kit!

There is the result :-)
Central pendant was near perfect.

I'm in love with the combo with the woven coral ! ! !

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  1. Belltown Belltown, 2 years ago
    Love kingfisher feather jewelry! Here's a piece we wrote about that and other types of antique Chinese jewelry a while back:
    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/unraveling-the-ancient-riddles-of-chinese-jewelry/
  2. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Thank you Belltown for your link, wich will enlight collectors who may have missed it :-)
    I loved reading it some times ago and admired the pics too, bravo!
    Thank you too for your loves, Nutsabotas and Trunkman :-))

  3. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 2 years ago
    Stunning pieces, kyratango. :)
  4. cherubchik cherubchik, 2 years ago
    Beautiful! Gorgeous pieces!
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    Tu les as bien Kyratisées !!!!
  6. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Thank you Kath for your comment and love :-))
    Thank you Cherubchick, same!
    Et merci beaucoup Kevin ;-D

    Thanks too racer for your lovely visit :-)
  7. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    More about Tian Tsui:
    http://chinese-export-silver.com/meta-museum-archive/meta-museum-chinese-export-silver-gets-blues-%E4%B8%AD%E5%9C%8B%E5%87%BA%E5%8F%A3%E9%8A%80%E5%99%A8%E4%B9%9F%E6%86%82%E9%AC%B1/
  8. kiwipaul kiwipaul, 2 years ago
    Very cool kyratisation!
  9. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
    They're all beautiful Kyra, but I particularly love the ones with the coral... the contrasting colors and textures are fantastic!
  10. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Than you so much Paul for your kyratising comment ;-)
    Rick, thank you, I do love the coral/turquoise color combo too, and wear them :-)Collective and late thanks to the numerous new lovers :'D
  11. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Thanks Newtimes, Jensen and Manikin for your loves!
  12. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the article, kyratango. :)
  13. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Katherine :-) Thank you for your interest!
  14. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Thank you Sklo, Ho2cultcha and Lee for loving the kingfisher feathers :-)
  15. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Hello, I ,love this Kingsfisher feathers work and the combination with coral is even more beautyful! I like to ask your your knowledge on jewelry I posted already years ago on CW. Please take a look on them under link:
    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/24376-gegorgian-or-victorian-cobalt-blue-ename?in=collection-1746
    I like your opinion on the brooch with hidden compartment and please your opinion on dating the round Rose cut brooch because I see the eagle's head but not good enough to date:
    http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/1944-stunning-enameled-brooch-with-rose-cut-d?in=collection-1746
  16. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Agram, first, thank you so much for your nice comment on the coral/kingfisher combo!
    Then, second, thank you too for your kind comment on my knowledge! ;-))
    I answered on your posts :-)
  17. paris1925 paris1925, 2 years ago
    super beau, la texture bleue c'est quel materiau?
  18. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Ce sont des plumes de martin-pêcheur.
  19. paris1925 paris1925, 2 years ago
    Ca explique les petites strilles que je voyais merci pour les precisions
    agram.m
  20. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Thank you David for your interest and question!
    And many thanks Marga for your kind answering in French, bravo! :-D
  21. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    You helped me so often and well that I would even speak Chinese for you when needed.
  22. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    You are AWWWSOME marga!
  23. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Thanks, and for paris 1925 you are welcome, or a votre service!
  24. museedescommerces67 museedescommerces67, 2 years ago
    hello pascale en chinant sur le net j'ai pensé a toi -)
    en peu endommagé mais je suis sur que tu saurais lui redonner vie
    http://www.ebay.fr/itm/Ancienne-epingle-a-cheveux-plumes-de-Martin-pecheur-Chine-19eme-siecle-1-/151943146694?hash=item2360846cc6:g:CqoAAOSw5dNWj44~
  25. museedescommerces67 museedescommerces67, 2 years ago
    ou tien chez le meme vendeur encore mieux et ya les ptites betes que tu aimes

    http://www.ebay.fr/itm/Ancienne-epingle-a-cheveux-plumes-de-Martin-pecheur-Chine-19eme-siecle-4-/161940667929?hash=item25b46a7e19:g:f5AAAOSwLN5Wj5NG
  26. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Ooh, merci David! J'ai plus de sous à y consacrer pour le moment, je vais les suivre :-)
  27. Gillian, 2 years ago
    Most excellent kyratisation. Your talents in this regard are limitless.
  28. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Oh, Gilian, no special talent here! Only found the right color paint (for nail art, lol!)
    But thank you for your so kind compliment :-)
  29. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 2 years ago
    these are gorgeous!
  30. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Thanks Ho2cultcha for your gorgeous comment ; -)
  31. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 4 months ago
    They are really beautiful. More elaborate than mine.

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