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Rikuson

Australia

I collect tea-related items from the 1830s. I love anything ridiculously ostentatious! Rococo style is my favourite.

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My grandma's repurposed necklace - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Turquoise swastika pin - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
My grandma's brooches 2 - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
My grandma's brooches 1 - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Old Irish brooch - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
My grandma's Villeroy & Boch dog - Animalsin Animals

Comments

  1. Thank you so much for your kind words! At the time, I don't think I appreciated it as much as I should have, but now (when I'm too old to wear such a thing!), it's definitely one of my treasures. ...
  2. I have this figurine - it's beautiful! There are a lot of other animals in the set. They were sold by Avon.
  3. A lovely collection I know my mother would be jealous of! She has the same bottle as your big pagoda one, but it has the Eiffel Tower engraved on the stopper. I wonder how many different versions ...
  4. Thanks so much for the information, billretirecoll! I've just had a close look at the stone settings (I'm sorry if I use funny words for the parts), and the little clawed cups that the stones sit in ...
  5. Thanks so much, Ms.CrystalShip! ^_^ I hope that we can find out more about its origins. I'm sad it's not as old as the seller said, but now, it's a different kind of interesting!
  6. Spectacular! I wish my local charity shops had anything even half as wonderful in them!
  7. Thank you so much, Ms.CrystalShip! Yes, she was very sweet indeed. But I never saw her wearing such jewellery, either when I knew her as an elderly lady, or in any of the old photos I've seen of h...
  8. Thank you so much for the information! I was wondering about the hinge myself. It didn't look... crude(?) enough. So, whilst the front might be old, it was still in someone's possession in the 1930...
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Loves

Imperial FH 200 Vase - Free Hand Line Stumped by this yard sale find- Tlaquepaque Tonala Fantasia? Or something else? Fish and Ship Paperweight Brooches, Glass Intaglio, Early 20th Century Trifari King of Diamonds brooch Vintage Murano Candelabra Aynsley Cabinet Cup and Saucer Sea Horse figurine on a glass sea bed Lead crystal glass by Cristal D'Arques, quite charming Unmarked Hand-Painted Bone China Tea Cups & Saucers - Set 8 Antique Cup and Saucer Trio - Footed and with Hand Painted Gilt pattern China from Scotland ??? Steiner Studio Dish Villeroy & Boch Luxembourg dog 1935