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    Posted 7 years ago

    LOUMANAL
    (436 items)

    While I was looking for some nice Art Glass to bring home from our stay in Florida this spring, my wife was finding some unusual jewelry. I'll be grouping some interesting items to display them at CW in the coming weeks but this Brooch was so unusual that I decided to list it here separately. It is made of Silver (tested) but is completely unmarked. It measures 2 5/8" long by 1" and has Turquoise Stones in a round Cloisonne-type setting and is surrounded by a double rope design. It is completely unsigned but is of such quality that it was certainly made by a very skilled artisan. My question is could it be by N. American artists...Navajo, Zuni etc.. or is it Eastern European...Turkey? Thank you for your input. RER(BOB)

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    1. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 7 years ago
      Thank you rucklczglass! So it's most probably Eastern European or Persian....great, I appreciate your input. BOB
    2. antiquerose antiquerose, 7 years ago
      Sweet Piece !!!
    3. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      So different - I love this one Bob.
    4. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 7 years ago
      Thank you antiquerose and racer4four for the comments and thank you sklo42, Manikin, martika, MyFavoriteTreasures, aura, Efesgirl, vetraio50, mikelv85, petey, antiquerose, NevadaBlades, racer4four, deaton1 and Peasejean55 for the loves. BOB
    5. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 7 years ago
      Thank you EZa for the love. RER(BOB)
    6. aissia aissia, 7 years ago
      I would go with Eastern European Greek, Bulgarian...
    7. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 7 years ago
      Thank you aissia! I appreciate your input and thank you melaniej for the love. RER(BOB)
    8. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 6 years ago
      I am in AZ. and for certain this is not Native-American.
    9. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 6 years ago
      Hi PostCardCollector....thank you for your comments. I agree that it's not Native-American and is most probably Turkish. RER

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