This beautiful green turquoise nuggets and shell heishi necklace from the American Southwest is 29" long. The larger nuggets are 1" long and the smallest is 5/8" long. The nuggets are in excellent condition and have aged beautifully.The Heishi beads between the nuggets are characteristically from the Southwest. They might even be olive shell.
Wonderful vintage 1920's - 30's carved Ivory brooch featuring a racing Grey Hound. This Ivory pin is just fabulous, finely carved details!!! The Grey Hound measures 3 7/16" long and 1/2" high and is in MINT CONDITION!
Note: This pin is made from genuine Elephant Ivory and can only be sold within the United States.
Chinese Gilt hairpin set with real jade and oriental pearl, from Qing Dynasty
Vintage Native American Santo Domingo Pueblo necklace with shell heishe beads, turquoise nuggets, silver beads, and silver cones and hook clasp. 26 inches
long and 7/8 inch wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Decorated with inlaid discs and squares of bone, horn and wood, in the manner of tribal or ethnographic art, this compelling long chain necklace has an exotic, sophisticated feel. The discs are decorated on both sides; the squares, only on one side. Each ring of the cable chain is completely secured with solder; the chain has no clasp but can be doubled. The dating is mostly likely 1950-1960, although it could be older. Doubled, the chain measures 28 ½ inches long. It is conservatively dated.
Jade pendant measuring 18mm x 24.5mm , frame silver 925
This a an old gilt Hairpin used by Indonesian ehnic group during 30s-40s, in good condition and please ask for more detail photos. Thanks
Lovely 10-link bracelet with alternating green onyx stones. Each of the 5 stones are carved to hold silver bands in place. Marked "silver mexico". Measures 7.00" long by about 0.625" wide.
Black onyx bracelet marked "hecho en mexico" and with a left facing, full eagle mark. 8-links set with 8 black onyx stones, 4 are squared and 4 are smaller carved triangular stones. Measures 7.00" long by about 1.00" wide. Condition: Very good. I have an appraisal from 1980 which states that this metal is gold plated silver, however, I believe that it is the common Alpaca alloy.
This is very hard stone white jade carving of Dragon Fish and fish, it is heavy and big piece and detail in carving of the dragon head.
A gorgeous old silver pendant from Afghanistan, combined with antique Chinese glass beads, old silver beads from Oman and Afghanistan and a few modern moss agate beads. Length 48 cm.
A band of deeply embossed and oxidized silver encircles nearly half of this bangle, made of what looks to be lacquered bamboo. The design on the band is a combination of various symbols, one of which looks like an iris. The design is framed by a Greek key-like border; the band is secured to the wood bracelet by tiny pins. The bamboo surface shows few signs of wear; there is a tiny area of loss near the edge of the silver band (see Photo #3), but it very stable...
Reply below. Acquired pre internet era as a collectible antique "Victorian" snake motif "wooden" bracelet which now appears to be a Black or Gold Coral branch bracelet carved crossover bypass bangle in snake motif, yet resembling carved Mississippi mud bakelite in color and swirls.
Also sometimes called "Gold" and can be almost black in color. It has an ethnographic "Easter Island" odd look snake appeal as well...
Two bands of embossed silver enclose this very interesting bracelet of what looks to be black coral. The silver bands feature deeply impressed and oxidized floral designs on the outer surface and are attached to the bangles by tiny pins. They are very secure and the bangle itself exhibits very few signs of wear. The bracelet is likely from the 1920s and has a roomy internal circumference of 8 1/2 inches.
This is very hard stone of translucent jade carving of laughing Buddha, it is old jade carving and very nice smile that bring happiness and laughter, ship worlwide by SAL registered at $10
This is an old silver buckle head with Sparrow Design, very elegant piece of art, made in early 20th century by silversmith of Straits Melaka or Singapore, some scratches and sign of wear, please ask for more photos and even other silver belt/accessories to match with. Thank you for browsing my gallery, and please come back to check more items to come.......
This is an old Jade pendant, the Prune is symbol of longevity. Shipping USD8 worldwide by SAL
This is an old silver buckle head with sparrow design, very elegant piece of art, made in early 20th century by silversmith of Straits Melaka or Singapore, some scratches and sign of wear, please ask for more photos and even other silver belt/accessories to match with. Thank you for browsing my gallery, and please come back to check more items to come.......