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Paris, France

Art Deco and designer jewelry collector, partial to early plastics... I've created a Facebook page to share my passion for plastic jewelry and more: https://www.facArt Deco and designer jewelry collector, partial to early plastics... I've created a Facebook page to share my passion for plastic jewelry and more: (Read more)


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Silver Ethnic Jewelry Set _ North Africa? - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Antique Navajo Pearl Necklace ??? - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Google-eyed Cat Mirror - 1980's - Furniturein Furniture
1930's Machine Age Art Deco Necklace (probably by Jakob Bengel) - Art Decoin Art Deco
French talosel Fish Brooch by Monique Védié (Line Vautrin student) - 1950's-60's - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
1930's Art Deco bracelet by Jakob Bengel - Art Decoin Art Deco
1930's Machine Age Art Deco Necklace (probably by Jakob Bengel) - Art Decoin Art Deco
Silver Flapper Necklace - Antique? Vintage? - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Galalith earrings by Marie-Christine Pavone - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Vintage Isadora Paris Galalith Necklace - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry


  1. Thanks Newfld and Vetraio50! ;)
  2. Thanks for your kind comment, Truthordare! Yes, whether this lady is a diver is a subject of dispute amongst Lea Stein fans. It is true that her position is not very natural, not to mention her outfi...
  3. Val, being a collector is definitely a vocation! ;D Thanks again for your interesting comments and precious advice. Now, the mystery is at least partially solved...
  4. Wow, thank you for this lovely compliment, Ms. CrystalShip! :)
  5. Val, I do have simichrome polish. I'm going to clean the necklace and I'll post a new picture when it's done!
  6. Thank you so much for your expertise, Val! This clasp has been driving me nuts... But I'm glad to know about the approximate origin of the necklace. I first thought it was from Viet Nam or Thailand....
  7. Thanks Jenni! Have a lovely weekend... ;)
  8. This alarm clock doesn't "talk", no. :) It is signed "Jaz", an old French brand that was very popular in the mid-20th century. It is from the 1960's and still in perfect working condition. I only use ...
  9. Thanks Jenni! ;)
  10. Absolutely Elisabethan!
  11. Thanks, Watchsearcher! ;) I'm going to post a picture of the cat on CW as I'm sure some people here will like it. It's actually a mirror from the 1980s...
  12. Thanks Elisabethan and Jenni! Yes Jenni, Lea Stein jewelry is quite pricey. I bought most of my brooches for cheap prices at car-boot sales and flea-markets here in France. I would love to have a dra...
  13. Thanks Mrstyndall !!
  14. Thank you Valentino! ;)
  15. Thank you Newfld! ;)
  16. Very Interesting! Thanks Elisabethan!
  17. Absolutely. This engraving process is called "niello" (an Italian word). According to the dictionary, "niello is a black compound of sulphur with silver, lead, or copper, used for filling in engraved ...
  18. Thank you so much for your lovely comment, Elisabethan!
  19. Thank you, Peasejean55! ;)
  20. Thanks for the loves! ;)
  21. Oh, thanks, Valentino97! That would be lovely... :)
  22. Thank you! :)
  23. Thanks, Ms.CrystalShip! ;)
  24. Hi Valentino97! They are recent (2000s). Pavone started her career in the mid-90s.
  25. Thanks Newfld! ;)
  26. Thanks Ironlace! :)
  27. Thanks Ms. CrystalShip and Elisabethan! ;)
  28. Thanks very much, Watchsearcher, Newfld and Broochman! Yes, I enjoy wearing them as each piece is quite one-of-a-kind.
  29. Hi Elisabethan, Happy new year! Thanks for your kind message! I'm fine. I haven't found the time to write new posts lately and I realize I should definitely catch up. I have a few pieces which I th...
  30. Hi Elisabethan! Thanks for your comment. I have the same feeling as you that this necklace may not be bakelite. I would love to solve the mystery about it and know what it is made of, and indeed it ...
  31. Hi Bonnie! I recently found a necklace that is almost identical to yours: When I bought it, I was prett...
  32. Thank you so much, Valentino97!! Yes, I saw Efesgirl's necklace ( a while ago and indeed,...
  33. Thank you miss'! ;)
  34. Thank you Elisabethan! :)
  35. Thank you so much, Valentino! So nice to read this!
  36. Yes, lentilka11, these are really fun to wear! By the way, my Sobral collection has grown since 2014. If you want to see more of it, go have a look at my facebook page, Plastic Fanatic: https://www.fa...
  37. Thank you, lentilka11! ;)
  38. Sure I will! ;) Thank you Valentino97!
  39. Yes, Moonhill, I've seen some of these brooches on Ebay... Thanks for your comment!
  40. Outstanding! Thank you so much for sharing your expertise, Kyratango! Indeed, I can can see the groove you are talking about... So very interesting! I paid 8 euros for this little treasure! It will de...
  41. Hi, The prices for Jakob Bengel jewelry range from 150 to 800 USD, but I'm not sure this necklace is a real Bengel. I bought it for about 20€ a few years ago... Have a nice weekend!
  42. Thanks again lentilka11! ;)
  43. Thanks lentilka11! :)
  44. Thanks very much Elisabethan! I have a Facebook page dedicated to my plastic jewelry collection... If you want to have look, it's there:
  45. I agree Davy! ;)
  46. Thanks Martika! :)
  47. Thanks for your comments! Sorry, I should have explained: Price Minister is a French website where you can buy second end items... :)
  48. I'm so fond of Isadora's creations... What a great find! Lucky you! :)
  49. They are!!! :)
  50. You're right! I've got a Courrèges red dress (as the one shown here : to match the bag and the bucket hat would be the che...
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