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.
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.
Large antique, Chinese court necklace composed of sterling silver, genuine jade and coral beads. This great necklace is 28" long, large repousse silver pendant with genuine coral and jade beads measure 5" x 3 3/4". Weight is substantial 169.5 grams. Condition is very good. Clasp is marked Silver 800 AYB? Jade beads measure 9.40mm in diameter.
The groups of Yao minority live in in both China and Thailand. This necklace is of low grade silver which was typical of the Chinese jewelry around the late 1800's and early 1900's. The necklace is light weight and comfortable to wear.
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.
Chinese Gilt hairpin set with real jade and oriental pearl, from Qing Dynasty
A very fine Chinese Gilt hairpin from late Qing, very intricate and fine work with flora and bird, underlying material is silver then gilding done in those era.
This is a very old possibly antique jade bead
Jade pendant measuring 18mm x 24.5mm , frame silver 925
jade pendant in leaf shape and real gold
Qing dynasty very fine silversmith workmanship of Gold Gilt silver Hairpin of pheonix carrying treasures jade disc, use by high noble lady from the court.
A natural color jadeite peach & bat pendant
Cicadas jade with the old warring states style bead and jade disc....nice old piece
Qing Dynasty era lady's gilt silver hairpin of flower blooming. good condition and there is some strengthening works on it.
Qing Dynasty era Noble lady's gilt silver hairpin with the fine gold pearl, fine craftsmanship of world's great civilization in jewelry making using silver nad gold gilting
Qing Dynasty era Noble lady's gilt silver hairpin with the jadeite like green glass, very nice and finely crafted by those skillful silversmith, great condition for your collection
Qing Dynasty Noble lady's gilt silver hairpin with the real jade like brush of scholar
19th century Qing Dynasty Noble lady's gilt silver hairpin with antique real 2 jade stone and flora(plum blossom) pattern symbolizing all season goodness and welcome prosperity...some restoration on the back thin silver plate.