Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Big antique 19th century Émaux Bressans locket, base metal gilt and silvered.

In Fine Jewelry > Lockets > Show & Tell and Fine Jewelry > Enamel Jewelry > Show & Tell.
kiwipaul's loves10 of 313Bernard Instone or Sybil Dunlop NecklaceHuge antique French silver and pastes Butterfly choker slide, kyratised!
Love it
Like it

SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
vintagelampvintagelamp loves this.
mikelv85mikelv85 loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
plein-air-painterplein-air-painter loves this.
Vynil33rpmVynil33rpm loves this.
MrstyndallMrstyndall loves this.
CelieneCeliene loves this.
MarmorealMaidenMarmorealMaiden loves this.
Agram.mAgram.m loves this.
raven3766raven3766 loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
shareurpassionshareurpassion loves this.
Peasejean55Peasejean55 loves this.
ho2cultchaho2cultcha loves this.
ElisabethanElisabethan loves this.
salome000salome000 loves this.
kwqdkwqd loves this.
kiwipaulkiwipaul loves this.
PhilDMorrisPhilDMorris loves this.
dav2no1dav2no1 loves this.
RichmondLoriRichmondLori loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
auraaura loves this.
NewfldNewfld loves this.
WatchsearcherWatchsearcher loves this.
jscott0363jscott0363 loves this.
See 25 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 2 years ago

    (443 items)

    Following Agram post, here is my latest addition to my bressans enamel collection.
    This piece is big, 7.5cm or 3" high.
    The bressans enamels are in pristine condition, I only had to kyratise a small area of the black enamel with white dots border ;-)
    Articulated, base metal gilded and silvered.

    See all
    925 Sterling Silver Plated Heart Pendant Necklace Locket Picture Photo 18
    925 Sterling Silver Plated Heart Pe...
    Lana Del Rey Necklace -LDR Style Necklace-Brass-Gold Plated -Dupe Necklace
    Lana Del Rey Necklace -LDR Style Ne...
    Voldemort Horcrux Hufflepuff Goblet Ravenclaw Diadem Gaunt Ring Slytherin Locket
    Voldemort Horcrux Hufflepuff Goblet...
    925 Sterling Silver Lord's Prayer Holy Bible Open Pages Locket Charm Pendant
    925 Sterling Silver Lord's Prayer H...
    925 Sterling Silver Plated Heart Pendant Necklace Locket Picture Photo 18
    925 Sterling Silver Plated Heart Pe...
    See all


    1. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Agram post:
      French reportage about Émaux Bressans:
    2. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Such a beautiful locket Kyra!!
    3. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Superb antique locket with gorgeous enamel colors and detail
    4. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
      Kyra why didn't you post it earlier it's such a fantastic locket. Thanks for your links to the Youtube film about that kind of jewelry and also for your interest and knowledge!
    5. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Marga... It arrived last week :-D
    6. plein-air-painter plein-air-painter, 2 years ago
      What a fabulous antique! Thanks for posting these museum worthy objets d'art.
    7. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Scott, Jenni, thank you for your lovely visit and kind comments!
      Thanks too to the early lovers :-))
    8. RichmondLori RichmondLori, 2 years ago
      Beautiful, this one caught my eye immediately, great piece. Lovely and in such good condition for the age, awesome!
    9. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      A lot of pieces from the 1920's have that Paris look of Russian craftsmen and especially women who escaped to paris from Bolshevik ruined Russia to produce this breathtaking art, a true gem !~

    10. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Hi Phil! Thank you for your nice comment, but no, nothing to do with Russian origin :-)
      History of these enamels:

      Plain-air- painter, Eileen, RichmondLori, thank you for your enthusiastic comments!
    11. salome000 salome000, 2 years ago
      Oh oh oh I LOVE this gorgeous piece of antique wearable fine art! That’s the description I use with my husband because it sounds better than “I went out and purchased another piece of old jewelry I won’t wear out but once a year because I’m afraid something will happen to it”. LOL but in all seriousness this took my breath away when I logged on yesterday (the first time in a month) and I wanted to say your eye and your taste are both exquisite! May I borrow both on occasion? :)
    12. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
      salomeooo of course I fully agree. I hope you admire my Bourg-en Bresse jewelry too.
    13. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Oohh, Salome, that's a bunch of compliments!
      Thank you!!! Of course, my jewellery could be borrowed by cautious, enthusiastic lovers of it ;-)))
      Condition is... Not leaving my sight :-D
      I consider my pieces as wearables art too, better than Hubby's bikes accumulation! Lol.
    14. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 2 years ago
      O this is really beautiful! I haven't been on cw for some time so there are lots of goodies for the eye to explore, this being one of them.
    15. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Thank you Elizabethan! Always happy to see you on CW :-)
      I'm less here too but always happy to catch in with news ;-))
    16. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Wow I missed this beauty ! Looks like something for royalty . xo
    17. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Aww, Mani, you are the Queen of kindness!
      Thank you!!! Big XO. :-))
    18. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 2 years ago
      Hi Kyra!!! This is spectacular!!! I sure wish I knew how to solder! Now it's just too hard to see. Although I don't mind so much the head piece you can wear, it's just a bit difficult to wear for a long period of time for me. Wish I were brave enough to get laser surgery done, but NO! xoxo
    19. Celiene Celiene, 2 years ago
      Is the back glass? Do you put hair in it? Or anything a wearer would like?
    20. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Ooh Shareurpassion, sorry I missed your comment... :-\
      I didn't make any soldering on it! Only a very little touch up on a tiny area lacking white dots enamel.
      Sorry too for your sight issues, be brave and do the laser if it can improve!!!
    21. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Celiene, yes, there is a compartment on back with a hinged glass! And, no, I won't put anything in it :-D
      I'm used to keep what is inside antique pieces unless it is full of mold, I consider it is respect to beloved memories of someone ;-)
    22. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 2 years ago
    23. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Thank you vintagelamp!

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.