Measurements: WEIGHT: 6.8 grams of 14 karat yellow gold - overall DIAMETER: 1 1/8" - PHOTO OPENING DIAMETER: 7/8" - DEPTH: 3/8"
Please view photo #3 to see the engraving "Mother" and the watch or locket hook located at the bottom of the back of the brooch. Also, note the open "c" catch which dates the brooch to the mid to late 1800's.
The picture included within the brooch is of a Black American woman ("Mother"?)...
Measurements: WEIGHT including stones: 5.3 grams - ONYX: 14mm x 10mm - DIAMOND: 1/4 carat set into a full, white gold bezel - SIZE: 4 (can be sized easily; without damage to the setting)
Dating to the early 1900's - Edwardian vintage. Guaranteed not to be a reproduction.
Undamaged without scratches, breaks, or repairs.
A unique engagement ring - or friendship ring...
Measurements: 1 3/4" x 1 1/2"
Both brooches are signed "Hattie Carnegie" and are dated to the late 1940's - early 1950's.
The metal is gold tone base metal - beautifully enameled in yellow and green with black polka dots. Each brooch is further ornamented by three white rhinestones.
Measurements: SIZE 4 - WEIGHT including stone: 6 grams - TURQUOISE: 14mm x 9mm
Crafted in the Art Nouveau style and possibly of Art Nouveau vintage. Marked "sterling" with an illegible maker's mark.
The turquoise is an undyed robin's egg blue with lovely matrix (the black around the edge of the stone is matrix and not missing bits of turquoise). The stone is in a full 10 prong setting - very secure even though two prongs are missing. Price reflects the damage to the prongs.
Measurements: IMAGE: 18" X 18" - MAT: 23.5 X 23.5"
Risaburo Kimura was born in Yokusaka in Japan in 1929. He studied education and philosophy at the universities at Yokohama and Tokyo...
Measurements: 13.9 grams including stones - WIDTH: 2 1/4" X HEIGHT: 1" x DEPTH: 1/8" - DIAMETER of JADE" 5/8"- DIAMONDS: approx. 1/2ct twt - RUBIES: 1/4ct twt
Lovely three dimensional figural brooch of a pair of Chinese or Balinese theatrical dancers in full costume. The brooch is centered by a disc of undyed, very translucent Imperial Jade, which is then centered by a clear and bright 1/4ct diamond. Rubies and more diamonds add to the design...
Measurements: 6.5" tall x 4.5" wide x 4" deep
No maker's label; only an almost illegible number 10 cast into the base
Beautifully detailed matte over-overpaint --- except for the gloss black glaze used to create sparkle in the eyes of the child and kitten.
Dating to the 1950's.
No damages or repairs.
Measurements: DIAMETER: 10 1/2" Unused condition.
This one plate has a tiny rim chip seen in photo #1. (Priced accordingly.) The other plates are without damage and will be priced at $14.00 each.
NOTE: This is one of a set of 12 different "Old London Views - First Edition, 1941 by Wedgwood." Sponsored by the British War Relief Society USA
15% discount for purchase of the set of 12.
Measurements: Total weight including stones: 1.5 ounces - FRONT CIRCULAR ELEMENT: 1 3/8" diameter - ALL OF THE PASTE ELEMENTS: 2 3/8" across - EACH SIDE "WING": 1 5/8" - INTERIOR WIDTH: 2" - INTERIOR DEPTH: 1 7/8" - BACK OPENING: 1/2"
This is the type of jewelry I call "Travel Jewelry." While created from silver vermeil and white French paste stones, the design and craftsmanship closely mimic the finest, high end diamond and rose gold jewelry of the 1920's - 1940's...
Measurements: Total HEIGHT: 7 1/2" - Approximate width of each figure: 1 1/2" - Approximate height of each figure: 4 1/4" - wooden BASE: 3" x 3" x 1"
Similar in concept to the Black memorabilia "Tapper" toy, yet this articulated toy is rare in that it is made of wood, tin, wire and (original) paint and is related to the sport of boxing rather than to the vaudeville stage.
All parts move smoothly...
Measurements: Total HEIGHT: 4 3/4" - BASE: 2" x 2 1/2" - STOPPER: 1 3/4" tall x 3/8" x 1
The bottle is mold blown glass with a very small chip to right side edge. The front and back paper labels were printed using color lithography and were embossed as well. Both labels have faded over time, but are still very legible...
Measurements: SIZE: 6.5 (easily sized) - WEIGHT WITH RUBY: 1.3 grams - Pale rose gold (or rosy gold) - Six prong belcher setting holding a full cut, genuine RUBY
A very feminine and elegant ring, perfect as an engagement ring or as part of a stack of similar rings and bands or as a special birthday gift for a July birthday.
A strong ring, suitable to be worn every day and for many years.
No damages or repairs. The rose pink colored ruby is very clear; without occlusions.