This traditional style of India woman's necklace has a bead at the ends which slides to adjust the length of the necklace to suit the wearer. The silver pendant would hold a lingam stone and has a cluster of small silver balls attached using a technique called "goli". The balls are not welded to the base, but are attached with a wire, giving them some slight movement.
Egyptian pendant with the face of a Goddess wearing a crown with a at on the front . The bead is in good condition with some yellow coloring . This is most likely 19th c but could be an original ancient piece.
Size H 1 3/4" W 1 1/4"
Vintage antique Circa 1900 honey cognac color amber cross faceted 'buttons' riveted on to a gold gilt or rolled gold on brass frame. Most likely Russian, Polish or Baltic area.
2 1/2" X 1 5/8". How it sparkles.
The carved faceted bead button pieces riveted on to the gold gilt frame are 9mm.
Chain: newer gold fill 20". Very good preowned condition for age! Please view image 2 for what appears to be some crazing...
Reply below. This vintage Japanese damascene - nunome zogan metalwork fan necklace is expertly rendered in what is often described as in the style of Komai. The clasp is marked K24 for the highly decorative 24K gold metalwork of multi figural butterfly, bird, moon, boat, flower, etc in gold silver inlay motifs. Acquired from an Amita jewelry collector. This is so well executed that it is very likely an unsigned Amita necklace.
Bracelet is SOLD...
This is a traditional silver brooch in Baba & Nyonya community in Straits Settlements/Singapore in early 20th century or early, it is very simple but nice, made of sterling silver and some defects and wear/tear...Thank you for looking and please feel free to ask for more photos
This a an old gilt Hairpin used by Indonesian ehnic group during 50s or 60s,
it is of flora pattern and with lots of artificial diamond made of glass cut, in good condition and please ask for more detail photos. Thanks
An older double knotted strand of malachite beads.
The goldwash filigree clasp is marked China. The necklace measures 25-1/2", the beads are 1/4" in width (6.35mm) and the piece weighs 72 grams.
This carved jade pumpkin is suspended from a braided green silk cord embellished with jade and hardstone beads and white jade leaves. The length is adjustable by pulling the white beads at the top. The overall length is about 13 inches. The pumpkin carving is:
Diameter: 1 in., Thickness: 3/8 in.
This is a good sample of pelangi rainbow bead from middle eastern from 14th BC , very nice study piece
Wonderful child's Taxco bracelet with black onyx stones. There are 3 rectangular and 3 triangular stones. Marked "echo en mexico alpaca". Measures 5.50" long by about 0.75" to 1.125" wide.
A nice rare ancient middle eastern glass bead
This a an old gilt Hairpin used by Malay ehnic group during 20s-30s or earlier, it is of flora pattern, please ask for more detail photos. Thanks
Blinding brilliance bounces off these carved faceted natural golden honey cognac amber beads along this half moon shape hair pin ornament comb tiara that flips up and down on its antique Victorian gold gilt frame over the double tine tooth horn section. Circa 1900.
Crazing semi circular drill marks...
This is an old Jade pendant, the bat in Chinese culture symbolizes Prosperity as the word "Fu" prosperity & success is very similar in pronounciation to the words for Bat which is called "Pian Fo". the Prune is symbol of longevity, heavy built and nice old piece. Shipping USD8 worldwide by SAL
This is very hard stone of translucent jade carving of Buddhism Symbol, it is old jade carving and very nice piece to make as pendant, the symbol of rope brings peace, happiness and luck, ship worlwide by SAL registered at $10
This traditional Miao Chinese Minority hair pin would have been worn by young woman for festival. The butterfly motif is in reference to the Miao creation myth.
The hair pin is 5 inches long.
Vintage filigree niello silver Persian Gulf scenery bracelet that while being shown at a show several years ago, was seen by an elderly engineer who worked in Iran in the 50s. He said, '...this bracelet was commissioned by the Shah of Iran as a gift in gratitude for the wives of engineers who were there building the oil fields...' Note the odd motifs scribed on to the niello...
These gorgeous earrings each display two pear-shaped (oval) amethyst cabs, stemming out of leaves. They measure 1 1/2" long. The back of one is marked MEXICO STERLING. They are in excellent condition. (Oh, and they do have sterling, earring backs.)