This gunmental lorgnette features Art Nouveau lines and a detachable chain with topaz paste brilliants. The lenses are released by a button on the handle. This spring mechanism is in perfect working order.
A fabulous acid etched brass pin from the notable Chicago Arts & Crafts firm of CARENCE CRAFTERS. Pieces from this workshop are scarce and highly collectible, particularly larger pieces like this brooch. The firm was in business for just a few years (about 10 years or less). Portions of the design are hammered out from behind for emphasis and to add dimensionality. ...click for details
An original ARTS & CRAFTS STICKPIN with pink enamel in the background. This stickpin is made of brass with a hammered edge. The stickpin head measures 1" long by 5/8" wide. Unsigned, though could easily be Frost, Carence Crafters or Forest Craft Guild.