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


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What's your opinion on this brooch/stones - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
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  1. here's this Gillian.....but I think you might still be correct....maybe I'll never know...
  2. Gillian. of course i don't mind any comments!! Afterall I didn't create this piece so I don't take any comments negatively!!! I so about your size are you meaning these stones are not lar...
  3. 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?
  4. 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...
  5. Was hoping for some input on the Schreiner possibility....I did message Carol Tannenbaum via messenger, she saw and read but no reply...any other Schreiner experts here?
  6. No comments yet??? Please comment!!
  7. I think I have 1 or 2 of said dangling pearl cages...will rummage thru!
  8. While I gave seen 1 other semi similar, I haven't seen any that have intentional sideways bent handles...still hoping for some guidance!!
  9. 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...
  10. I am in awe of the black brooch...I often think I might see markings on items and then will spend way too many minutes staring with different lenses to no avail! On the black I thought I might see som...
  11. 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 ...
  12. 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...
  13. Doesn't that look like a mark/Initials on the end? The clasp end.
  14. 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...
  15. Yes beads are glass and I am desperate to find more info!! What is the pronged item for??
  16. Thanks Crystal. Do you happen to have that kit link or seller ?
  17. 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...
  18. Well they are super stretched for my pin head!
  19. They don't seem to tarnish and I've not seen any silver marks on them. So metal type is ???
  20. The earring dimensions are 1" across and .5" deep. The pin is 4" long x 1.75" wide.
  21. 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...
  22. 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 ...
  23. Love it!!
  24. Unsigned? I can't tell.
  25. Ohhhhlaaalaaaa!!! An ebay find? L O V E IT!!
  26. 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 ...
  27. 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
  28. YES Andreeam!!! I would secretly tell you how much i paid for them....a Pet Charity thrift store find.....
  29. how would i find a value on these?
  30. wow Fresh Air! THANKS SO MUCH for the info!!! Yes ive searched everywhere! HOW did you find this info?
  31. i believe it might be a John Scott lamp...surprised no one else chimed in!
  32. Plein and Crystal seem to have diff bits of knowledge regarding whether Coro used marks often or not so often!
  33. where is the clasp hidden?
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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??
  37. 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...
  38. Are you asking for similar as in design or the backing. I just post several pairs yesterday!
  39. rip mr. perfect
  40. I dont see any missing stones!! That said, is there a wish list area on here where we could help each other out in our treasure hunts? It takes a village!! I always love helping to search for others w...
  41. what are those marks/ symbols on the backside of the lower petal?
  42. i was just in NYC for the Birthday of the great man and the anniversary of thee saddest day..went up for a small celebratory concert put on by Mark Plati, Gail Ann Dorsey, Katherine Russell, Donny McC...
  43. ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh a fellow Lover of Bowie !!!! Good to meet you!
  44. anyone have a clue as to this type of brooch and or it's material? it's quite unusual, to me!!
  45. Can a few people here please share their resources for Id-ing gemstones? As well as metals? please & thanks , trish
  46. this guy is my hero!!!!
  47. is the maker not the designer?
  48. i think every household had this and or items of from this collection in their homes back then...i know we did!
  49. Is it ok or rude to ask what you paid for this? It is SPECTACULAR!
  50. been super busy...will get with you via email as to sending it
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