NETTIE ROSENSTEIN portrait brooch hand painted child, 1960s

NETTIE ROSENSTEIN portrait brooch with a hand painted child wearing a beautifully delicate lace cap. The portrait is surrounded by glass pearls and clear rhinestones all set in textured gold tone.  It even has a crown and leaves motif at the top of the setting. Marked “Nettie Rosenstein” on the back  and circa 1960, it is 2″ by 1-1/3″. The … Continue reading “NETTIE ROSENSTEIN portrait brooch hand painted child, 1960s”

PORTRAIT brooch with a hand painted portrait under glass surrounded with natural pearls

PORTRAIT brooch with a hand painted portrait under glass surrounded with natural pearls and set in 800/1000 silver, 1-3/4″ by 1-1/3″.  The intricate detail in this portrait is beyond amazing! It looks a bit like the Armada portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England, some of which you can see HERE.  The crown she wears … Continue reading “PORTRAIT brooch with a hand painted portrait under glass surrounded with natural pearls”

PORTRAIT BOX an ormolu style jewelry box with a hand painted portrait of French Empress Josephine

PORTRAIT BOX an ormolu style jewelry box with a hand painted portrait of French Empress  Josephine, wife of Napoleon, on the lid, oval shaped with a soft golden colored velvet lining, 2-5/8″ by 2-1/3″ with 3/4″ depth inside.  There are lovely embossed scrolls all around the sides.   The last photo only demonstrates how wonderful a … Continue reading “PORTRAIT BOX an ormolu style jewelry box with a hand painted portrait of French Empress Josephine”

PORTRAIT, an Asti inspired lady brooch set in silver with lovely etched designs all the way around the frame

PORTRAIT brooch set in silver with lovely etched designs all the way around the frame and a flip-up hook for a chain on the back , 2-1/3″ by 2″.  I suspect this is set in 800/1000 silver and that it was inspired by artist Angelo Asti, (born in Italy in 1847 and died in 1903).  … Continue reading “PORTRAIT, an Asti inspired lady brooch set in silver with lovely etched designs all the way around the frame”

CZECH portrait necklace showing a young girl in white

CZECH portrait necklace showing a young girl in white, wearable length 19″.  This wonderful necklace has alternating links of carnelian-colored glass beads and gold tone rose beads, as well as white enameling.   View   View   View   #V40945   $88.00

VICTORIAN mini portrait of a lady wearing her ermine stole

VICTORIAN mini portrait of a lady wearing her ermine stole.  It was transferred onto a porcelain oval and then highlighted by hand, 2″ by 1-1/2″.  The number “80” is impressed into the back.  It is framed in a beaded silver frame with a swing-out stand.   View   #V36174   $68.00

VICTORIAN hand painted portrait with turquoise, signed by the artist

VICTORIAN hand painted portrait with turquoise beads, a signed portrait pendant 2-1/8″ by 1-5/8″.  The artist’s signature is looks like the initials “LD”. Looking under magnification, you can see the lovely brushstrokes creating the translucent bodice and the blue and white flower garland in her hair with green leaves. From the back, it looks like … Continue reading “VICTORIAN hand painted portrait with turquoise, signed by the artist”

Portrait Jewelry

Morning Glory Collects… vintage jewelry we enjoy buying, wearing and sharing PORTRAIT JEWELRY It can be hand painted on ivory, porcelain, paper or mother-of-pearl…. it can be set in gold with precious gems, mounted on jet or simply costume jewelry… it can be a lovely lady, a dignified gentleman or a charming child. Portrait jewelry … Continue reading “Portrait Jewelry”