All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1940 item #334934 (stock #T 1042 A)
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1980 item #414440
Coin silver amber necklace that was purchased in Africa during the early '70's. Missing are three of the blue glass embellishments, one bell on the bottom of the pendant and a jump ring in the upper section. The chain measures 21";the pendant hangs 4". 62 grams.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1960 item #472877 (stock #T 1439)
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1940 item #503964
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.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1900 item #582841 (stock #T 1528)
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1900 item #634861 (stock #TC159)
This antique Chinese silver bracelet is hinged at the back and opens in the front. The silver work displays plant leaves and a bird. The bead work is both coral and turquoise. Bracelet is stamped "China" which according to trade laws makes it late Qing, about 1890. Its in very good condition
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1960 item #672326
This turquoise ring is size 7. THE STONE IS 3/4" X 1/2"
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1950 item #712418 (stock #CJ0006)
Fabulous Blackamoor pin vintage 1930's-40's. This pin in made of a composition material. It is all hand painted and in fine condition. This fine deco piece measures about 1 5/8" long and over 1 1/4" wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1970 item #719126 (stock #0711)
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This lovely, sterling silver ring is set with a yellowish or mustard-colored, tear drop stone. It is a size 6 1/2. The back is marked with the Taxco Mexico "spread eagle" with the number "3" in the middle. There are also 3 other marks that are not quite clear; but, look like 925, the silversmith's initials and...? This ring is in excellent condition and would make a wonderful holiday gift. FREE US STANDARD S/H
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1960 item #725062 (stock #SJ0035)
Interesting pre Columbian design influence pin made of sterling silver with 18k gold and hand painted enamel work. This pin is signed, " 925 18K." It was made in Peru by Native craftsmen. There is some gold worn off in tiny spots but gives it age character otherwise it is in great shape. This pin measures 1 1/2" in diameter.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1910 item #738134 (stock #JSTG)
Very interesting pin and earring stag horn set, probably German, late 19th century. The pin holds and old photograph of a woman (with painted accents on her earrings); the earrings hold tiny edelweiss flowers – very sweet. Very good condition; cracked glass to one earring. Pin measures 2”; earrings measure 1 1/4” from top of wire.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1920 item #749211 (stock #M122)
Large by Western standards, this is actually the "childs" size version of this foo dog necklace worn by the Chinese Miao minority 70-90 years ago. Made of low grade silver, typical of Chinese jewelry of the time period, the intricate pendant is 5.5 inches across, 6.5 inches long and suspended from a long hand-made chain. The heads of the foo dogs are in a pin which allows them to turn freely and the central "flower" is also suspended on a wire which allows it to spin...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1930 item #760247 (stock #T 1624)
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1950 item #785037 (stock #T 1643)
Vintage Black Enamel SB Silver Earrings stamped: Sterling Amita Japan. Super glossy black enamel lacquer niello finish with chased engraved leaves and scrolls as if the "sgraffito" or "scraffito" method was used to create the designs. 1 1/4" X just under 1". Slight less shiny areas...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1930 item #793754 (stock #0014)
This is a Straits Nyonya silver plate or silver bantal/pillow end , silver repousse work to ornament the wedding pillow or wedding ceremonial ornaments for the Straits Chinese and Malays here, the pair is not in very fine state with some repairs and with wear/tear signs, it is more than 70 yrs old and older. Please ask for more detail photos and info. thank you again!!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1930 item #793823 (stock #0019)
This is an old silver buckle head with Pheonix Design, very elegant piece of art, made in early 20th century by silversmith of Straits Malacca 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.......
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1930 item #793824 (stock #0020)
This is an used Silver belt of Nyonya lady in Straits Settlements, in a quite good condition except some wear & tear (dented and scratches). I is with the flora and fauna design typical of the Chinese Works of art of the era, circa 1930s & can be older or earlier. Please ask for more photos and details before buying....thank you for interest....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1930 item #794040 (stock #0024)
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