This stunning large necklace has multi stands of red/orange and black beads. The outside strands are decorated with a few small bronze bell forms and separated with cast bronze separators. This necklace is from Cameroon Africa. The natural fiber cording ends are woven together and topped on one side with a shell and on the other side with a loop...together forming a clasp...very similar construction to necklaces out of Nepal
Nice Kerosang brooch of unknown color stone , not precious stone
Early 20th c Tibetan Turquoise glass Torsade 25 Strand Necklace . Well strung with strong cording very wearable with a English one Quarter India coin dated 1907. Open length is 23"
Tibetan Silver hand made Bangle Bracelet, 1" high, 2 1/2" 2" wide inside, 1" wide opening, with 6 Tibetan Characters and the weight is rather heavy. The condition is very good.
Originally, this was the largest of a set of 3 graduated matching silver necklaces. They were worn as a set for festival by the Miao Chinese Ethnic Minority women. The necklace was skillfully hand-formed from a sheet of silver into a curving tapered tube with a reposse pattern of 2 dragons chasing pearl. It spans 10.5 inches across.
A set of kerongsang brooch for the Kebaya
This pair of traditional silver ear plugs were worn in the enlarge holes of the Yao woman of China and Thailand. The same filgree pattern is on both sides of the earplugs. The plugs are 1+ inches in diameter and 1/2 inches thick.
An antique gilt gold Straits Chinese Nyonya lady Peranakan Kerongsang brooch with the semi precious Yaakop stone , more than 100 years old Jewellery
This necklace consists of 2 carved ivory beads 3/4ths inch diameter, 8 large carved bone beads 3/4th inch, and 88 smaller carved bone beads (1/2 inch). Each large bone and ivory bead has a protective metal sleeve around the stringing hole. If opened up the strand would measure approx 48 inches...beautiful patina on both the ivory and the bone beads....
Peranakan Nyonya antique brooch set , semi precious stone Jacob stone
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...
This is a silver pearl style Nyonya kerosang brooch of the Straits Chinese lady
Tibetan Ethnic Coral Seed Glass Torsade Necklace C1910 well made wearable with 77 individual strands . Fashionable instyle necklace . Length 23"
This wide cuff Chinese bracelet has deeply repousse design composed of detailed symbols related to Miao Ethic Minority myths and legends. Such bracelets would have been worn in matched pairs, one on each wrist, by the women of the "short skirt" Miao of Dan Zhai, and the bracelets would have been handed down from mother to daughter for generations.
The cuff is almost 3 inches at the widest point in the front because of its large size and rolled edge it easily slips onto most wrists.
Qing Dynasty era lady's gilt silver hairpin of flower blooming. good condition and there is some strengthening works on it.
Great , 14k yellow gold and antique, Chinese carved white jade hoop earrings. These are for pierced ears, measuring 1 1/8" x 7/16". The jade is certified. Earrings are in very good pre-owned condition. Weight is 18.9 grams.
Fabulous Victorian hand carved pin. This oval shape pin is made of bone and features a hand carved stag racing through the forest. This pin is in very fine condition and measures 2 1/16" x 1 3/16".
Qing Dynasty Noble lady's gilt silver hairpin with the real jade like brush of scholar