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.
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.
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.
This fine sterling ring is a size 5. It has an oval shape and consists of 14 sawtooth, bezel-set, turquoise cabs, surrounding the central, oval, turquoise stone: sawtooth, bezel-set, as well. The artist's work is fantastic. The band has nice, Navajo stampwork. It is marked STERLING with the maker's mark of a conjoined JP. It has good heft and is in excellent condition.
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
This is a good sample of pelangi rainbow bead from middle eastern from 14th BC , very nice study piece
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.)
An authentic ancient rare glass eye bead from east Asia
A very nice carnelian bead of ancient world probably 2000years old
An attractive gold plated signed AMITA JAPAN komai 6-1/2" bracelet. This bracelet is done in the Komai damascening technique in which gold, copper and silver are inlaid into etched grooves on black oxidized metal backings. This 3/4" wide bracelet features Chinese characters, scenes of buildings, a dragon, bamboo, a boat and a rickshaw with rider; it has a box clasp and it is in excellent original condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs...
Chinese large carved Walnut Bead, 1 1/8" x 1 1/8" diameter, with carved figures and polished natural Walnut. The condition is good and no damages.
Chinese three(3) carved Ivory beads, one(1) oval - 1 1/8" x 7/8" diameter and two(2) round - 7/8" diameter, all 3 beads are in different carved design and completely hollow inside. Imported to US prior to 1980. No damages.