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Elisabethan

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For as long as I can remember I have been interested in in old things and things that carry a history. I still remember when I, as a young child, saved some old bookFor as long as I can remember I have been interested in in old things and things that carry a history. I still remember when I, as a young child, saved some old books from being thrown away after my grandparents had died and the house was being sold. I kept the books hidden and safe, as my secret treasure, for meny years. Today I´m glad I was so determined, the oldest book is from 1748. At the age of 7 I already had a strong feeling that old things needs to be treated with respect. I guess it all started there, the interest in finding and caring for old or special things. The collector soul in me was born. Recently I found a growing interest in silver jewelry. I tought I was drawn to simple elegant designs but I´m learning more about my taste everyday. I´m humble about this whole thing as I find it hard to call myself a collector, I just recently realized I have this condition. I don´t know a lot, but I do know what I like and I also like research. I´m looking forward to share and to read about other peoples pieces and collections. (Read more)

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Earrings that teases me  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
To find shoes that fit my jewelry  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
KEKKERIT by Timo Sarpaneva Iittala 1970/1980  - Art Glassin Art Glass
Art deco czech chinese style pagoda/Buddha brooch - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
A tribute to my mother  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Old costume jewelry brooches  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Modernist silver bangle with banded agate - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Glass bead art deco necklace?  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Art deco czech necklace - Nieger brothers?  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Victorian micro mosaic brooch  - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry

Comments

  1. Hello, the brooch is beautiful. I have never seen its kind before. In order to help you I need to see the marks of maker etc. We have a very good marking system here in Sweden and I can easily tell yo...
  2. Beautiful brooch and welcome to the family of owners :) All their pieces seam to be of great quality. So which we could soon find out what company made them.
  3. Not stamos :) stamps or marks....
  4. I can't really see the stamos. Here is a link to try: http://www.silvermakersmarks.co.uk/Makers/Edinburgh-A.html#A
  5. I saw something a bit similar on the antiques road show scotland the other day. Can't remeber if it was the same name. I love this peace! Looks like stones caught in a flood of lava. Amazing!
  6. It's like if she is looking at the moon.
  7. Beautiful Mary! Lovely color.
  8. Just wonderful!! Love it.
  9. Beautiful. Would love to see the mark, to learn.
  10. Wonderful, would love to have one for my jewelry or anything nice I wanted to store.
  11. MrChrystalchip, Valentino and nutsbodas thank you for answers. Now I feel that they are vintage :)
  12. I found a link to more pictures than those above. I have emailed you. Hope it's is interesting.
  13. Beautiful indeed!
  14. Wow, this is a very interesting lead Kyratango! Maybe one step closer to the answer we are eagerly waiting for.... Will keep my eyes open.
  15. Amazing colors! Very beautiful.
  16. Nice brooch! Love the movement in it as well as the birds belly.
  17. Thanks Newfld, :)
  18. I love Acoma pieces. This is beautiful as always!
  19. Lovely. Nice and unusual scenery.
  20. Here is some more reading: http://www.about-antiques.com/marks-on-australian-silver/
  21. Very interesting and nice. Being scandinavian I can see why people would think it might be from around here. It looks somewhat like a midernisation of a viking comb. But I have NEVER seen that mark he...
  22. So much details, beautiful!
  23. Museum quality piece. Beautiful!
  24. Wowwwww! I'm out of words.
  25. Nice. It looks 1960's/1970's scandinavian to me.
  26. Pretty little basket. I don't know what it is for but it looks perfect for picking mushrooms :)
  27. Very beautiful! It could be 1950's yes.
  28. What a nice and different post. I like the pattern to, almost like a night skye of starts, flowers and eggs :) wonderful and dreamy. Far away from war and death. Very nice. The pattern could easily ha...
  29. Thanks lentilka, great!! Your bracelet is indeed very similar. Thanks for sharing!
  30. Thank you for showing me your beautiful czeck bracelet that would match my brooch. All these pieces are beautiful, but I find the yellow stone pieces very very beautiful.
  31. Thanks lentilka and pebbles. I have seen one posted as Nieger brothers, but I don't know if that is right. The style is at least the same and the time. Thanks shareurpassion!
  32. What a nice find! I really like the deep color. Very elegant!
  33. Thanks lentilka, your words warms my heart.
  34. I don't like mice but this one is lovely :) I love the way it holds up it's head. Sweet.
  35. I am looking at your collection to learn more :) These are so beautiful! Must be one of your best find ever? Do you wear them? You should. The almandine stone is similar to my brooch with almandine an...
  36. Beautiful dark agate. Wonderful!
  37. I absolutely love this bracelet Agram :)
  38. I have been away from CW for months so I have missed this interesting post. Wonderful pieces Agram! Yes very rare. I have only seen yours here on CW and in museums. Saw a post of a iron berlin necklac...
  39. Very beautiful necklace! Love the deep color of the fuschia against the clear rhinestones.
  40. Thanks Eileen :)!
  41. Very beautiful piece!
  42. Eileen thanks :)
  43. Thanks clockerman! I appreciate you words :)
  44. Thanks for love raven3766, Valentino, dlPetersen and PhilipDMorris.
  45. Thanks Valentino for your nice answer!
  46. Yes I agree Valentino :) I think so too. I have seen one on Pintrest. It said "Max Neiger Brooch.Scarce1920's Neiger Brothers Chinese Theme". I don't know if the origin is certain but I think it is Cz...
  47. Thank you Raven for your nice coment!
  48. Beautiful! To me wats "in" is what I decide is in for me :) When I wear vintage and antique jewelry people are often very interested. So I think everything is in that not everybody has. Don't blend in...
  49. https://www.rubylane.com/item/865552-00251/Trifari-Art-Glass-Bead-Faux78-Pearl?search=1
  50. Here is another example. I think you are right. If it is not pearls then it is probably some type of artglass beads.
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