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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1930 item #1295060
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Very long antique Chinese necklace with Baltic amber beads, some carved, in dark butterscotch and cognac colors. Guaranteed genuine natural amber. The beads are mostly opaque. The color is dark orange to dark cognac. Smooth round beads are spaced with larger carved beads along the strand, which is hand knotted, with a goldtone filigree clasp. This piece has probably been restrung with the newer clasp in the last 20 or 30 years. The beads are early 20th century, probably originally prayer beads...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1940 item #1277826
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Antique Chinese necklace with silver plated lock with repousse decoration, silver plated chain, and many decorative beads, including large oblong red sponge coral beads held in very dense silver filigree caps, turquoise disk shaped beads, dzi beads, white hardstone beads, coral color glass beads, and bone beads with turquoise and coral inlay. 30 inches wearable length. The lock is 1 1/2 inches long and 2 1/16 inches wide...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1950 item #1244261
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Vintage circa 1940 Chinese export big necklace with an amazing variety of antique and vintage Chinese beads, including a carved cinnabar lacquer center bead, a kingfisher enamel bead, large coral beads, carved early stone beads, malachite, quartz, tiger eye, turquoise, and agate beads, cloisonne beads, carved bone beads, a very large lampworked glass bead, metal beads, a butterscotch amber or copal bead, and a very large wood bead inlaid with silver dots...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1940 item #725768
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Stunning vintage 1930s Art Deco bag made from fine fabric mesh covered in dozens, maybe hundreds, of brilliant prong set colorless rhinestones, over an ivory fabric base layer. With an engraved silvertone or silverplated frame and a flat cover which is studded with colorless stones. The cover flips up to open, and has a rhinestone decorated catch, and a silvertone metal chain. With an ivory silk lining, and matching ivory silk change purse or mirror cover (there is no mirror)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1950 item #725766
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A simply exceptional vintage French Art Deco evening bag covered in glittering paillettes (sequins) in soft colors of slate blue, pale green, and pink, on a black background with tiny clear glass bugle beads around the borders. With a rose goldtone frame with decorative engraving, and a matching rose tone chain. Circa 1940. With a kiss snap closure, black fabric lining and a fabric tag embroidered MADE IN FRANCE. The colors are brighter than the photos depict...