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Caregiver/ Nurse by day, seeker of good old stuff all the time.


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Silver over copper pail Numbered  - Kitchenin Kitchen
Ornate silver over copper punch bowl - Silverin Silver
French? Italian? Decade? - Lampsin Lamps
C Kong artist handpainted lamp - Lampsin Lamps
Figural lamp with partial maker sticker - Lampsin Lamps
Italian Zaccagnini accent lamp...era decade unknown - Lampsin Lamps
What's your opinion on this brooch/stones - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Curious about this Fur or dress or shoe clip setting  - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Seeking the Plastics bead experts! - Costume Jewelryin Costume Jewelry
Old kettle tilted handles rare embellishments  - Furniturein Furniture


  2. Is there anyone even alive and active on this website?
  3. Is there anyone on this site that owns a pair similar to these?
  4. Fhrjr2, I'm quite perplexed by your answer. Have you ever bought anything from a thrift store? Been to a thrift store? Watched Antiques Roadshow? Etc.....I dont understand why you think that things i...
  5. They are belly dancer finger cymbals. I'd attach a image but not allowed here, here a link instead.
  6. The old ottoman empire was as early as the 14th century and as late as the early 20th century...per Wikipedia
  7. Yes! Politics doesn't matter MERRY CHRISTMAS! Yes Fl, but Every Jan 8- 10 i am in NYC celebrating the gift of David Bowie..are there any real informative answers in this group anymore??? HoHoHo
  8. I run across this type of vinyl all the time!!! Are you seeking anything in particular? I might be able to locate for you!
  9. Well my 1st thought is, can you post the photos in an upright view? Secondly have you done a Google lens search? You will find lots of these via that search. Maybe not as many in green but lots in whi...
  10. It's definitely not transferware, and thanks for pointing out the landscape and ethnicity of the people. I am really hoping to find someone that can help ID this as it's really an amazing item. I mig...
  11. It doesn't appear to be bezel set to me. Especially viewing the pear shapes up close. The prongs are not even touching the stone. More of an ornate setting than structural. That said, I will research...
  12. also best method to clean this patina?? ive tried some basics....
  13. Thanks all! I am generally short in responses due to severe thumb problems...actually need to have both the trapezium bones removed, so my abilities are limited..arg....i ALWAYS appreciate those that ...
  14. The tape is possibly a name tag of the owner, if this was used as a bowl for food..or not... i spent some time trying to decipher the letters....stumped for now .interesting!!
  15. L O V E !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  16. yes and i should have dont that 1st!! sometimes this pandemic has made my brain mush. I found out this is ITALIAN not French and its from Zaccagnini i actually just joined a forum/websi...
  17. oh btw- THIS IS NOT A GLASS STONE , as in there are not any bubbles. if you think you are seeing one it's either some water residue or reflection. So WHAT kind of stone is this?
  18. ohh my! I DID reply to your comments yesterday..where did that comment go??? Ok, Well i see the new photos uploaded showing the measurements and post cleaning. I think there's still some verdigris but...
  19. No comments yet??? Please comment!!
  20. I think I have 1 or 2 of said dangling pearl cages...will rummage thru!
  21. While I gave seen 1 other semi similar, I haven't seen any that have intentional sideways bent handles...still hoping for some guidance!!
  22. It appears as though there were spacers at one time as you can see a faint outline and ever so slight color change and clearly they haven't been rubbing against each other as they are quite pristine f...
  23. So the exact same piece came as signed and unsigned ? Is there any reason for this? I have so many unsigned pieces that I am quite certain are from reputable/ valuable and or collectible jewelers and ...
  24. A helpful hint that sometimes works for me in seeing tiny things: take a photo with best camera settings the use windows image viewer on your laptop or pc...I have seen alot of things that were imposs...
  25. Doesn't that look like a mark/Initials on the end? The clasp end.
  26. LOVE IT!! I am a very eclectic person that enjoys creating functional art. I am in the process of creating some framed scenes made with jewelry. The problem for me is deciding do I want to make the i...
  27. Yes beads are glass and I am desperate to find more info!! What is the pronged item for??
  28. Thanks Crystal. Do you happen to have that kit link or seller ?
  29. Definitely not Hematite! I have several Hematite. I have seen this exact bead...somewhere! Hmmm marcasite?? I will investigate that...I know the spacer bars are sterling or better...
  30. Well they are super stretched for my pin head!
  31. They don't seem to tarnish and I've not seen any silver marks on them. So metal type is ???
  32. The earring dimensions are 1" across and .5" deep. The pin is 4" long x 1.75" wide.
  33. Thanks all for your speedy replies! Something I strive for!! In regards to the bead material. They aren't cold as you feel with glass and they don't have that cheap plastic feel...sorry in my descrip...
  34. I am a HUMONGOUS Bowie Fan and have been collecting, researching, buying and even compiling a Bowie coffee table book!! Its not often I see anything Bowie on here so I get a little tingle of thrill ...
  35. Love it!!
  36. Unsigned? I can't tell.
  37. Ohhhhlaaalaaaa!!! An ebay find? L O V E IT!!
  38. sorry for the late reply....Ms Ship. thanks for that info! I never knew this!!! But now i forgot what i wanted to contact you for!!! Valentino...I'm quite certain i wont be cutting anything here..BUT ...
  39. well THANK YOU Valentino!! I couldnt find this anywhere using a Google Lens search or even with search terms.....I hate coming here to ask for when & if I do it's because I am at a loss
  40. YES Andreeam!!! I would secretly tell you how much i paid for them....a Pet Charity thrift store find.....
  41. how would i find a value on these?
  42. wow Fresh Air! THANKS SO MUCH for the info!!! Yes ive searched everywhere! HOW did you find this info?
  43. i believe it might be a John Scott lamp...surprised no one else chimed in!
  44. Plein and Crystal seem to have diff bits of knowledge regarding whether Coro used marks often or not so often!
  45. where is the clasp hidden?
  46. Well it def has an overlay as you can tell by looking at it. Note how the inside color differs greatly from the outside color. Also looks rather hollow from the one view. I have alot of stones I am tr...
  47. while i see your post is 7 years old, a Google search on the Rising Sun mark led me to your post! That said i love your article until the final paragraph where i got lost! If the "NIPPON" term was cea...
  48. There's alot of confusion here! Some claiming with certainty certain Mark's while other doing the same with different opinions! I say its HAAG! Did everyone every concur??
  49. LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!! I have quite a lot of this type of jewelry that i have been working on researching for a year..trying to educate myself cuz my brain is ohhh so curious! That said..i don't thin...
  50. Are you asking for similar as in design or the backing. I just post several pairs yesterday!
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