Values shown in this price guide reflect the actual selling price in the venue stated in parenthesis after the value. Prices realized for similar collectible jewelry sold in other venues may be higher or lower depending on market fluctuations and geographical region. Crystal necklaces were like strands of pearls, everyone had one in the s.
Weighs This bracelet opens by gently twisting and pulling out the pin that latches it together. I polished just a bit but left the rest of the original patina for you to polish as you please.
Combining modernist styles with skilled craftsmanship, the movement was influenced by the bold geometric forms of Cubism, the typically bright colours of the Ballet Russes, and often incorporated new and exotic materials. The Bauhaus philosophy of "no barriers between artists and craftsmen" led to some beautiful and stylistically simplified forms. Millegrain was used to accent gem settings, and geometric designs and motifs were widely incorporated into forward-looking, futuristic styles.
Necklaces Browse our vintage and antique necklaces from Victorian era through the roaring twenties to the s. We have carved jade and coral necklaces, Mexican silver necklaces, vintage Czech and Bohemian glass necklaces as well as necklaces of carved wood, cinnabar and ivory. We have necklaces of rare beads such as Venetian foils and millefiores, Gablonz and Bohemian glass beads, vintage amber, old ivory, and crystals from the early 20th century.
One of the best ways to avoid reproductions and fakes is to know and understand how originals are made. Reproductions are rarely made the same as originals due to changes in materials, labor costs and modern production techniques. When looking at brooches, you can get a good idea of the age of the piece by studying the catches, hinges and pins Fig.
Note: Our use of the term "Sterling Silver" generally refers to. Los Castillo is the first family of Taxco. Until his recent passing, Don Antonio continued his innovations in Silver Art with new works in amber, carved stones and his dynamic settings of pre-Columbian ancient artifacts, of which he was a world renowned expert and collector.