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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Comments

  1. Great find!
  2. I love the colors too. Very nice.
  3. Hello, I love the shape of the brooch /buckle. I can not really tel from the photos but it looks to me like the steel pieces are joint together, like if they were moulded? If I'm mistaken then I am so...
  4. Fun and beautiful!
  5. Wow, this is really cool and pritty! Love the color.
  6. So beautiful indeed!
  7. Lovely brooch!
  8. Thanks to all who loved or liked this post!
  9. Thanks Sean!
  10. Thanks everybody who have loved the post.
  11. Thanks Agram! Yes I like it.
  12. Lovely dovebrooch in special setting!
  13. Beautiful brooches Agram!
  14. Cameosleuth I think you were just in the Nieger debate :), thankyou for your view on things.
  15. Thanks LovelyPat!
  16. Thanks for helping me! Thanks also Caperkid for loving my post.
  17. No mark was found, but from the beads and your advise it is safe to say they are czech. I also think they are genuin Neiger brothers beads but I will wait and see if anyone has seen the composition be...
  18. ... and that they also made beads for export?
  19. Thanks for postning these beads dear friend! I thought they were stone until I saw you wrote glass. Very nice colors. I especially like the dark green beads. So you have collected beads for that long ...
  20. Thanks Mrstyndall.
  21. And Shareurpassion great to see you to!! Xoxo!
  22. Thanks shareurpassion! Great info. I will have a look in the morning but I think my necklace gas been restrung. But I will also look for marks in this place in the future. Thanks. I have answered your...
  23. I agree Valentino :)
  24. Thank you very very much shareurpassion for this wonderful post! And for keeping my hopes up for the future :). I will try that tecnique another time, I'm in the dark with my Android -everyone are fas...
  25. Thanks shareurpassion!
  26. Smashing! Wonderful coloreffect!
  27. Thanks Mikelv, tassiedevil, bijoucaillouvintage and Valentino for love!
  28. Thank you very much Valentino! Neiger beads are not known here I would say. I have only once seen these types of beads once where I live and it was this necklace and the red one from the same seller. ...
  29. Thanks kyratango, Hel1, Aurora and vetraio!
  30. I also love the color and the scarab beads, thank you lentilka11 and Quantumphysica!
  31. Thanks Agram, sorry I missed your message. Thanks virginia and Sean!
  32. Thanks also to Mikelv85, nutsabotas6, jscott0363!
  33. Racer4four thank you very much. I think what you said is what drove me to this brooch. Greatful for your kind words.
  34. Beautiful, love the color.
  35. What a wonderful brooch with the woman walking the dog. Great find!
  36. Beautiful necklace!
  37. It's cool! Great find!
  38. Very beautiful!
  39. Thanks TassieDevil and Kjane79.
  40. Great fun!
  41. Wonderful brooch with a Flow!
  42. Coro Pegasus and I'm thinking you are right. LOVE
  43. Beautiful, great color!
  44. What a Dream to get such a call!
  45. Thank you Efesgirl for loving this post.
  46. Great information Kyratango, thank you very much! I like the meaning :) Happy to har you think it is a nice brooch.
  47. Lovely rose color. Brings back child hood memories. Think this was for skuggar cubes that you had with your Coffee. There was probably a matching little jar for Milk oordning cream.
  48. Thanks Caperkid!
  49. Really nice!
  50. Lovely, the color is beautiful and the shapes interesting!
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