DESCRIPTION: A lovely sterling silver necklace consisting of three silver feathers, each terminating in a leaf and flower design and each attached to a natural, light blue turquoise cabochon with brown matrix (veining) centered between them. Very attractive, perfect condition, excellent workmanship and very wearable. Signed: "D" (John Delvin, master Navajo silversmith). See the last photo showing this necklace with other pieces from our Native American jewelry collection...
This ring is a size 6 3/4. It features an irregularly-shaped, sawtooth-like, bezel-set turquoise stone. The top and bottom have applied, concave flowers. The face measures 1 3/8" x 1". The back is marked KS.
Stunning necklace made of large agate beads, made in India in the 19th century, traded in Mali, combined with old silver beads from Afghanistan. Length 49 cm.
The round agate beads are 2,5 cm in diameter. The other beads vary in length from 1,5 to 3 cm. Highly collectible and rare beads.
At our gallery we have a collection of ca. 35 antique ne klaces with trade and ethnic beads.
Common to South Arabia and Yemen, the mesh "labbeh" or "Kirdam" were worn wrapped around the neck or attached to the sides of the headgear hanging down as a frame to women’s chin. This particular libbeh is from the late 1800’s–early 1900. This very finely made tribal labbeh has elaborate lengths of filigree and numerous dangling beads. This type of jewelry would have been part of a woman’s dowry given to the bride by her father
Peranakan Nyonya antique brooch set , semi precious stone Jacob stone
This is 375 gold Intan Ring of Straits Chinese Nyonya, Intan is the skin of the diamond and it is faceted mine cut diamond ,in very crude but yet shinning and beautiful setting, the Nyonya chinese lady wear this kind of diamond ring during the Victorian Era and to certain extent copy the era pattern /setting, it is made in Singapore or Penang, the diamond is not finely polished....please enquire
Hairpin from the "Miao" peoples of southern China. Miao is the term the Chinese use to describe the four main ethnic minorities (Hmong, Hmu, Qo Xiong, and A-Hmao) who traditionally dwell in the mountains of southern China and areas of South-East Asia. The Miao are renowned for their silver jewelry, and today their modern products are widely available on the internet. Older pieces such as this are much scarcer due to Chinese export laws...
This a an old gilt Hairpin used by Indonesian ehnic group during 30s, it is of flora pattern, in good condition and please ask for more detail photos. Thanks
This is very hard stone of translucent green Jade carving of Goddess of Mercy Kwan Yin, it is translucent jade and old knife in carving, 40-50 years or earlier....
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
Qing Dynasty Noble lady's gilt silver hairpin with antique glass beads and jade stone and in the crab pattern symbolizing prosperity....
A Fine Translucent Apple Green Jade with Diamond Pendant:
China, early 1900s, marked 14 K.
The very brilliant and translucent apple-green pea-pod shape (?) jadeite with a diamind
set in a 14 karat clasp, well carved pendant.
It measures 3.6cm long and 1,2cm diameter
Beautiful moss in snow green and white jade bangle bracelet, simply carved. In excellent condition the interior measures 2.5" diameter, exterior about 3". See last photo.
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 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
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.
Lovely carved coral graduated bead necklace. Clasp is marked Silver. 36 Beads graduate from 10mm to 16mm diameter. Total length is about 19 inches
This pair of low grade silver Chinese Bracelets are Miao Ethnic Minority. Low grade silver was used extensively throughout China during the 19th and early 20th century. To a Westerner the backs look like the bracelets are adjustable, this is a decorative element only and they are not adjustable. The fronts are deeply etched with animals. At the widest point in the front the bracelets measure 1.25 inches...