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Extraordinary Garnet, Emerald, Marcasite 925 Sterling Silver Early 1900s Brooch: This truly remarkable antique floral bouquet brooch was completely hand-crafted in the early 1900s. The jewelry used genuine garnets as flowers and genuine emeralds as leaves, gracefully securing them in a marcasite-studded vase - all created in 925 sterling silver. Rare, elegant and subtle sophistication! Price: $320.
3-Sail Toledo, Spain Damascene Ship 14K Gold Brooch: This lovely vintage damascene ship made in Toledo, Spain is marked "Spain." In great vintage condition, this is a must for the collector or as a gift that will say for many more generations, "Don't give up the ship!" Damascene patterns are obtained by engraving deep patterned cuts into steel, placing gold foil into the design lines and hammering the foil until the gold penetrates into the cuts. Each piece is treated with a bluing solution to oxidize and form the black background. All non-decorated areas are plated with 14 carat gold in this approximately 1 1/2" wide and 1 1/2" tall. Price: $48.
Rare intricately hand painted signed St. Nicholas in the Snow Russian Brooch: This remarkable signed miniature painting of St. Nicholas is from Pelakh village in Russia, one of four such communities specializing in laquered wearable art. This miniature stands apart from most other such art works due to its meticulous attention to fine detail. While no antique jewelry collection is complete without a Russian miniature painting, the new owner of this one will be adding one of finest examples of this to his or her collection. It measures 2 1/2" x 1 3/4". Price: $189.
Italian Micromosaic Red Rose Mandolin Brooch - Looking for the ideal unusual gift for a talented stringed instrument lady? Maybe want to give a wonderful keepsake to someone with a passion for Italy or music? Here it is, an exceptionally well-crafted older style Italian micromosaic mandolin. A multitude of tiny pieces of vibrant multicolored glass tiles or tesserae are inlaid to create beautiful designs such as that seen in this little madolin brooch. It is in very good antique condition, with only one tiny space at the end of the neck that does not impact the integrity of this excellent piece. Price: $42.00
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