BAKELITE leaf carved hinged bangle and brooch in medium yellow color, beautifully carved

BAKELITE leaf carved hinged bangle and brooch in medium yellow color, beautifully carved. The bracelet is a side hinged 6-1/4″ by 1-1/4″ wide by 1/4″ thick and the brooch is 3-5/8″ with carved veined leaves. These can be seen, among other books, in Grasso’s Bakelite Jewelry page 44 and in in Burkholz’ “The Bakelite Jewelry … Continue reading “BAKELITE leaf carved hinged bangle and brooch in medium yellow color, beautifully carved”

VICTORIAN gilt silver hinged bangle with aesthetic design, 1880s

VICTORIAN†gilt silver hinged bangle with birds, bamboo and leaves design, clasp is marked “Vaughton’s patent” inside along with maker’s mark “V&S”, circa 1880s Aesthetic or Japonesque style, 6-2/3″ by 1′. As you can see in the pictures, some of the gold has softly worn off in places. The Aesthetic†period was inspired by simple naturalistic asymmetrical … Continue reading “VICTORIAN gilt silver hinged bangle with aesthetic design, 1880s”

MATTE finish hinged bangle bracelet in gold colored metal, engraved with the initials EM on the front and USA 1914

MATTE finish hinged bangle bracelet in gold colored metal, engraved with the initials “EM” on the front and “USA 1914” on the inside. The tiny hallmarks on the inside includes the letter “B” in a star and the words, “pat apl for”.† If you know who the maker is, I would like to know too.† … Continue reading “MATTE finish hinged bangle bracelet in gold colored metal, engraved with the initials EM on the front and USA 1914”

VICTORIAN Aesthetic sterling silver hinged bangle 1880s

VICTORIAN Aesthetic sterling silver hinged bangle bracelet†with a design of† birds, butterflies†and bamboo on the front, marked inside “Sterling Silver”, it is circa 1880s, 7″ by 3/4″.† It is in very good vintage condition.† View†† View†† #V38472†† $248.00

SANDOR partridge and yew leaves hinged bangle, carnelian colored glass cabochons

SANDOR partridge and yew leaves hinged bangle with carnelian colored glass cabochons set in gold colored metal, 7-1/4″ by 5/8″† wide.† Please note the tiny flower on the hinge, a lovely detail.††Sandor made jewelry from the late 1930’s to the early 1970’s, and this is one of their earlier pieces. NOTE: Be sure to open … Continue reading “SANDOR partridge and yew leaves hinged bangle, carnelian colored glass cabochons”