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Coin Jewelry



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Coin
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COIN

jewelry goes way back in history. Between
the 1880s and World War II, it was particularly popular to etch and decorate
coins by hand to create floral motifs
and initials. Pieces like this are often called "sweetheart jewelry",
the idea being that sailors and soldiers did these to bring back
to their sweethearts. Coins would be smoothed, worked and engraved by
hand with with
meaningful names, dates, designs or initials. Occasionally, enameling
was used to highlight the design.

Some jewelry uses the coin as-is, with no engraving. Coins may be
pierced and joined as necklaces and bracelet, or mounted as brooches,
rings and earrings.







COIN style
Art Nouveau brooch with lovely lady’s profile.
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#Q24241

VICTORIAN sterling
coins charm bracelet. The 1880’s coins were etched and decorated by hand to
create floral motifs and initials. Pieces like this are often called
"sweetheart jewelry", the idea being that sailors did these on board their
ships to bring back to their sweethearts.
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#V20197

COIN
PURSE
of cut steel beads with Greek god motif, 2-1/4", marked
"R" in arrowhead, patn 1890". This purse can be seen on page 204 of
Haertig’s "More Beautiful Purses".
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#P12673





VICTORIAN
sterling 1-1/4" Queen Victoria 50th anniversary coin brooch dated
1837-1887.
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VICTORIAN sterling 1-1/4" Queen Victoria 50th anniversary coin brooch dated
1837-1887.
View #V17400

VICTORIAN
1887 Queen Victoria sterling coin brooch in a lovely rope twist setting with
c-catch, 1-1/3". View
#V25990




VICTORIAN sterling English coin
brooch. View
#V17402

Victorian coin brooches collection.


ROSENSTEIN
embossed gold tone coin style brooch with Indian motif.
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STERLING coin bracelet
engraved "MED 1943 England, with lots of love from Link", 7-1/2"
by 5/8".
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SILVER WWII Australia coin
bracelet, circa 1944, 6-1/3" by 3/4".
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PENNY farthing
English coin bracelet dated 1944, hook and eye closure, 7"
by 3/4".
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POMERANTZ English
coins brooch dated 1935, 3-1/3".
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VRBA gold tone
medallion brooch with golden and topaz colored rhinestones, 4-1/8".
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CANADIAN silver
coins necklace, 14-16". #Y26862




CHATELAINE style gold tone and
rose and clear rhinestones and cabochon clock faces brooch, 3".
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CINER coin motif with clear
rhinestones set in gold tone necklace and earrings set, ca. 1980, Bulgari
style, 17 3/8" necklace, 1 1/4" matching earrings.
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EDWARDIAN
1904 Zwet Mark German coin brooch in silver and gold tone
beaded edge setting and Victorian style c-catch, 1-1/3". The coin is .900
sterling and the setting is silver and gold tone.
View #V25353