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clementine4's loves31 of 95Help needed to identify age and origin of this brooch - post #1Gold and Gem Set Butterfly Stickpin
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    Posted 5 years ago

    tamluvsnd
    (3 items)

    Help!! Looking for information on these wire work pieces marked China. Appears to be silver, non magnetic. I'm really curious to learn more!! The wire work appears to be hand done...it's so intricate! Lots of tarnish, but I'm afraid to clean it up until I know more.

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    1. tamluvsnd tamluvsnd, 5 years ago
      Thanks for the "love" PostCardCollector!
    2. lentilka11, 5 years ago
      Beautiful set! To me it appears to be silver. I am sure experts here will tell you more. I would not clean it up.
    3. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Nice set!
      Referred as Chinese filigree.
      Please, don't clean it too harsh, I'd clean only the back, patina is nice!

      A rather similar bracelet (but with enamel) there:
      https://www.rubylane.com/item/593328-29558/Vintage-Chinese-Silver-Enamel-Filigree-Carved
    4. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Forgot to welcome you to CW, and to say, rather vintage than ancient :-)

      Another set:
      http://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Chinese-Sterling-Silver-Immortal-Carved-Bone-Over-Filigree-Jewelry-Set-/252330830840?roken=cUgayN&nma=true&si=x%252BgskVMplG3nRpbpv637bxsBYpk%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557
    5. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 5 years ago
      That's beautiful! From where did you get it?
    6. tamluvsnd tamluvsnd, 5 years ago
      Thank you Kyratango!! I truly appreciate the information!!
    7. tamluvsnd tamluvsnd, 5 years ago
      Efesgirl, I found it at an estate sale. No one knew anything about it!
    8. fleafinder fleafinder, 5 years ago
      Welcome to CW!! nice item!
    9. tamluvsnd tamluvsnd, 5 years ago
      Thank you all so much!! Love this forum
    10. Master Master, 5 years ago
      very beauitful piece would love it for my collcetion

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