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TamaraB's loves15 of 49gold&diamond& enamel braclets by G.Maubossin 1924. Pearl tassel magnificent.Gorgeous Theodor Fahrner Art Deco Pendant
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    Posted 8 years ago

    LR44
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    I got this bracelet from a friend of mine, and started to investigate it's origin because of the stamp/ plaque I found on it which reads ORIGINAL FAHRNER, underneath the stamp/ plaque is a circle with TF inside and the 925 stamp. I would love to find out what year this was made (I believe around 1932), but would love any information anyone has on this. I am also wondering what the value might be as I can not find a pricing guide for Farhner jewelery anywhere! I love this bracelet, it is absolutely beautiful, especially the way the marcasites catch the light.

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Fabulous find! Congratulations!
    2. LR44 LR44, 8 years ago
      Thank you vetraio50! Do you know anything about TF jewelery?
    3. Agram.m Agram.m, 8 years ago
      Theodor Fahrner 1859-1919 Born and died in Pforzheim Germany. He had 6 siters. His profession was metal engraver. Also in the city of Pforzheim (Germany an import city in the 19th century for making juwelry of gems) he studied crafts also there.
      After the death of his father he take of his ring factory. He owned a lot of patents. He presented the Jewelry of Max J. Gradl on the world fair in 1900.
      He was one of the pioneers of designer jewelry,, of Art Nouveau jewelry and also one of the first jewelry manufacturers in Europe. Hhe designed and produced jewelry. He managed the large insignificant ring factory from his father to one of the most creative jewelry firms in Europe.
    4. Agram.m Agram.m, 8 years ago
      If you want to see a lot of Theodor Fahner jewels click on the Google site (pictures) and his name.
    5. LR44 LR44, 8 years ago
      Agram.m - I have found lots of pictures of his pieces but nothing to indicate what mine might be worth or what time frame it was made in. Marcasite and sterling seem to be around 1932 I think but not sure....
    6. Agram.m Agram.m, 8 years ago
      I think around 1920/1930. It depends where you wants to sell. But I expect several hundred dollars.
    7. Indyantiqr, 8 years ago
      Beautiful bracelet... Your assumption on the time frame is what I would have guessed....20s-30s. This highlights his fine engraving skills. Please do your homework if you are going to sell......many farhner pieces fetch handsome prices. Lovely piece of jewelry.
    8. TamaraB TamaraB, 8 years ago
      Hi lr44, sorry I missed your message to me 5 months ago, I don't think I ever actually got it. Today I was checking out images on fahrners and saw your bracelet. So. The "original Fahrner" mark that is on your bracelet dates it at the earliest to late twenties. That's straight from the book on fahrner's. The filigree jewelry started in the thirties. Post-1932. To me yours isnt really the filigree, though. Price...while some of it is highly collectible, others are not that sought after. The more complex the piece the more valuable. So if you have silver, multiple types of stones in separate settings (like onyx, amazonite, marcasites), enameling, it's more collectible. If it is just silver and marcasite, it is still good because its a Fahrner but it was more common. The book I have has pricing in it but failed to put prices on the filigree jewelry. Recently on eBay one went for..$200.00 another went for $135.00. Again sorry I missed your question, hopefully you get my tardy reply. :-)
    9. Gillian, 5 years ago
      Hello,
      This page may help with various ranges in price. Looking very closely at a couple of pieces of his, it was necessary to find my smelling salts. Truly to swoon over. I notice that this is a three year old post......mmmm.....hope someone comes by to see. I wonder if your bracelet can be cleaned a little. But, do be careful and find someone who would know how to clean it first. These beautiful pieces can quite often suffer disaster.
      https://www.etsy.com/market/theodor_fahrner
    10. LR44 LR44, 5 years ago
      Gillian - thank you very much!!! I actually have an Etsy store for greetingbcards but never thought to look for it there!! Great link, thank you so so much!!!
    11. Gillian, 5 years ago
      LR44 - You're very welcome. I'm so glad you saw my post. I've bought many vintage items on Etsy. What's you greeting card store's name? I'll go have a look. Don't think I'm breaking any CW rules? I'm amazed by the intricate work by this jeweller.
      Nice to meet you, welcome to CW. If you friend has any other items they feel like giving as gifts...........

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