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avua's items2 of 4Mom's 1940's Austrian Silver Collar Styled Necklace & EarringsThe Whole Tea Set Royal Doulton ..Burslem / Earthenware D3393
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    Posted 5 years ago

    avua
    (4 items)

    So I decided I wanted to share some of my moms jewelry since she had a couple of really fab pieces. This was my favorite set to play with when I was a young child. I can personally date it at least 50 years old but I believe its 10 or so years older. When I was little I would sneak into moms jewelry draw and pull this set out. I never wore the necklace as a necklace but as a tiara that would drape down my forehead...funny..my Granddaughter sneaks it out of my drawer and wears it the same when she visits...This is still in amazing like new condition. It is not marked so I have no idea of the designer but would love to know. I believe the stones to be crystal and not glass. Swarvski? Mom was Austrian. The clear rhinestones are as vibrant and flash like diamonds

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      Swarovski is not the name of the crystals, it's the name of a company. The crystals are Austrian crystals.
      This really is a gorgeous set! Crediting it to a maker is nigh on impossible without a maker's mark, unless someone here recognizes the design.
    2. antiquerose antiquerose, 5 years ago
      OMG -- Stunning!! What a Prize !!
    3. avua avua, 5 years ago
      Thank you for the fabulous love Efesgirl & nutsabotas6 !!! I love the set whether I ever know the maker or not...and it'll get handed down to my granddaughter. :)
    4. avua avua, 5 years ago
      Thank you for the kind comment antiquerose!!

    5. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Wow, this IS top notch !! The necklace is hypnotic, you have a real GEM here !~
    6. avua avua, 5 years ago
      Thanks so much PhilDMorris...not quite as fabulous as your brooch yesterday..but I do love the vibrant bold colors:)
    7. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      Actually avua, I am quite jealous, hopefully I will calm down soon, need more air conditioning. I so would buy this set in a second !
    8. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 5 years ago
      Oh my!!! this is so beautiful!!!!!
    9. avua avua, 5 years ago
      Thank you for the love Miss TassieDevil..and for the fab comment!
    10. Caperkid, 5 years ago
      Ditto the group :)
    11. davyd286, 5 years ago
      Bonnie, Svarowski sells their crystals to other jewelry makers, so it's fine for them to say the stones are Svarowski. In this case, they may or may not be. In any case, beautiful set and very collectible.
    12. avua avua, 5 years ago
      Thank you for the Love vetraio50, Vintageforever, Radegunder, racer4four, Elizabethen, Eyesareblue, melaniej & aura!!! ..and anyone I have missed!!! Thank you Caperkid..the group :)... Thank you for the knowledge davyd286, descriptions and meanings are ever changing and I enjoy trying to keep up!! ...I'm really tickled everyone enjoys mommy's jewelry as
      much as me!!
    13. lentilka11, 5 years ago
      Stunning!
    14. martika martika, 5 years ago
      Amazing set!
    15. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Wow, wow, WOW! Superb, and immaculate condition is amazing!
    16. avua avua, 5 years ago
      Thank you for the Love <3 and kind comments lentilka11, martika and kyratango :) !!!!
    17. mareredware mareredware, 5 years ago
      These are so very beautiful! I have nothing to compare but my granddaughter loves to sit at my vanity and try on my jewelry and admire her reflection! I showed her your set and she was quite impressed!
    18. martika martika, 5 years ago
      Wow, it's so stunning, I have to love it again!!!
    19. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 5 years ago
      Wonderful set! Nice photo!
    20. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      Again my jealousy is thru the roof !!~

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