Measurements: Total WEIGHT including stones: 19.4 grams - Necklace LENGTH: 16" - central element: 3" x 1 1/4" - EARRINGS: 1" X 3/4" (greatest width)
While this set is clearly marked "sterling" (not 925 which dates the set before the 1973 hallmarking act) with the maker's mark of LG - I have been unable to identify the full name of the maker...
Measurements: LENGTHS from 3 3/4" to 4 3/4" -
Each dirk design is a characteristic combination of agates such as bloodstone and blue lace, etc. and semi precious gemstones such as citrine and amethyst
Also, each piece is hand engraved with delicate linear designs.
The largest brooch is topped with the symbol of Scotland: the Scottish thistle.
Take a close look at photo #3 to see the marks indicating silver, date, and country of origin.
In fine condition...
Measurements: TOP DIAMETER: 1 7/8" - approx. BASE DIAMETER: 1" (base shape is actually triangular) - HEIGHT: 1"
In good condition without chips, flakes, cracks.
The size indicates that this is an individual salt dish or salt cellar. An individual salt dish was placed at each table setting; then a larger, master salt would be placed in the center of the table or at each end. Very Victorian and/or Edwardian table dressing.
EAPG stands for Early American Pattern Glass c.1900 and earlier...
Measurements: Total WEIGHT including stone: 5.5 grams - STONE: 14mm x 12mm x 5mm (slight cabochon height) - SIZE: 10 (easily sized)
Clearly marked as 14 karat gold and "Handmade."
The design is very Deco to 1940's - strong, clean engraved lines, To my eye, the design is unisex, but you must be the judge.
The agate is a translucent, soft orange color - subtly beveled edges forming a slight dome or refined cabochon...
Measurements: CUFFLINKS: 5/8" square x 1/4" - TIE CLIP: 1 1/2" x 1/8" x 5/16" - WEIGHT: Links: 13.8 grams - Tie Clip: 8.2 grams
While these cuff links and tie clip are very similar visually, they are signed differently. The cuff links are marked "AJ" Sterling, Taxco, Eagle mark #3. The tie clip is marked 925 Taxco. See photo #5 for the name on the tie clip which I had trouble deciphering.
As with all of my vintage pieces, the cuff links and tie clip were photographed unpolished.
Measurements: TOP: 4 1/4" x 1" x 3/8"
Dating approximately to the late 1800's - very early 1900's.
Clearly marked as "sterling" with the Unger Brothers intertwined UB logo.
Strong Art Nouveau design - very three dimensional and detailed.
Faintly monogramed with the Gothic letter "M."
Some dimpling around the edges - after 100 years of use!
As with all of my vintage items, this brush was photographed unpolished, but will polish beautifully.
Measurements: Total WEIGHT: 4.5 oz. - Chatelaine only: .5 oz. - LENGTH from chatelaine to bottom of purse: 8.5" - WIDTH of purse: 5.5" at the base - 4.25" frame width - CHATELAINE front 1.75" x 1" - Chatelaine tongue: 2"
In fine and undamaged condition both inside and out...
Measurements: WEIGHT including the amber: 21 grams - AMBER: 3/4" square x 1/4" - SIZE: 8.5
Studio designer: initials Z X
Good condition. Large, but very comfortable because of the lightweight amber.
This must be a souvenir of the Grand Tour. The design is Art Nouveau - 1890 - WWI - with lovely swirling wire shapes and the grape cluster design.
Clearly marked as "sterling" - not 925, which also helps date the bracelet.
There was a reappearance of the scarab design bracelet, brooch, watch band, necklace in the late 1940's - 1950's...
Measurements: TOTAL WEIGHT: 9.5 oz. - LENGTH: 12.5" - approximate DIAMETER OF BOWL: 4"
This is one of the most beautiful and ornate of the Art Nouveau designs produced by the Gorham Silver Company in the late 1800's. The design is a combination of all that is Art Nouveau: shells, scrolls, leaves, flowers, fruit, puti and a semi nude woman holding a lyre...
Measurements: LENGTH including clasp: 7 1/2" - CLASP: 1" diameter x 7/8" height
A lovely, pale blue color overall with beads ranging in color from translucent baby blue to transparent pale blue white - the pale blue white beads appear to be Venetian. The clasp has three faux opal cabochons, and blue foil rhinestones of various sizes.
The clasp metal is the signature Haskell brass open work...
Measurement: 2 1/4" diameter, 1.5 oz. including stones
Note: The discoloration at the edge of the central turquoise is a bit of dirt which I have since removed.
Signed "Trifari" and "sterling" with the Trifari Crown mark on the fur clip finding. Possibly Philippe.
In very fine condition, without damage, repairs, or replaced stones.
Tight spring closure on the fur clip.