Charming art deco brooch of carnelian fish caught on a diamond embellished "hoop". 18K white gold brooch fitting on top bar with articulated ring and dangling carved stone fish. 1930's USA.
Very Good Condition, Slight chip on tail tip.
Charming glass puppy has been "screwed" into a rock crystal base and taught to behave. Blackened screw holds him in place on his rock crystal and silvered metal plinth with more dangling screw pendants. Worn on blackened ball chain. Strange and bizarre as we like it.
Oversized Brooch of 3 glass lampwork bunnies trembling within a burnt floral bouquet of newly iridiated blooms and held in place by a blackened eagle's talon. Handmade poured glass enamel brooch taking over two weeks to construct by hand by a single craftsman in the European studios of MWLC.
MWLC 2011: Collection "Jurassic Anime"....based on the post apocolyptic landscape where unbeknownst to silly humans, only cute anime bunnies and ducklings survive to repopulate the world as we know it. Set within a framework of blackened, burnt silver and copper scrap metal,these colorful and joyous creatures integrate with the debris of their newfound landscapes and inspire the rebirth of a new world...
Irate dragon clutching pate de verre rosy egg from the 1960's.
Pave set dragon in gilt metal with emerald pate de verre drop.
A series of jockeys are mounted on springs and they move within the glass enclosed vignette. Extremely unusual and charming. Thick hand cut crystal cover and faux branch surround.
Unusual Italian hand blown necklace of Venetian glass beads with 3 "parrots under glass". Strange and wonderful in its quirkiness.
Excellent condition. Italy 1950s.
Rare enamel and diamond beetle brooch from the late 1900s. Exquisite quality diamonds and gold work. Fully realistic detailing underneath as well. Deep emerald guilloche enamel. Tethered onto a gold chain with safety pin so it doesnt crawl away. Safety chain is removeable.
Work of a fine jeweler, made in Newark, NJ, the fine jewelry manufacturing hub in the 19th Century.
2" long x 5.5" tether chain
Condition: Excellent, Slight flake at end of body,not visible to without loupe
Unusual figural sterling brooch from 19th Century France. Extraordinary lifelike detailing in 3 dimension. Gold detailing in 18K gold mixed with sterling silver. Charming circus poodle diving through 18K gold hoop. Ruby cab eyes.
Exceptional french jeweler at work with novelty motifs of the period. A special gem with period hallmarks.
This extremely unusual brooch is a heavily detailed hand chased cat brooch from the late 19th Century. The eyes have been enamelled with shades of blue, green and yellow so there is great depth. Heavy sterling with wonderful handworked detaling.
2" x 2"
Name: MWLC Kiki Bird Brooch
MWLC Poured Glass Bird of Paradise brooch with ostrich plume foliage. Handset Swarovski crystals form the body and wings. Completely handmade for us in our studios in France.
Coro created an iconic, collectible series of figural animal brooches in the late 1930s. All were gilded sterling with handpainted cold enamel. This amazing toucan has an amythest emerald cut stone body with pave accents and enamel. Heavy quality piece. Excellent condition.
Wonderful whimsical designs from the late Deco period.
Unusual and special butterlfy brooch made of iridiscent butterfly wings caught under rock crystal panels. Set with pastes in body and head. Beautiful detailing, set in brass circa 1890s.
2.75" x 1.5"
Charming cartoon cat brooch from the the 1930s of stained and painted cream bakelite. Bakelite jewelry from the era is hand carved and unique.
Charming carved red bakelite terrier on a carved wood chair. Expectantly perched waiting for her biscuit, and bowed to boot. Anonymous bakelite jewelers created purely whimisical American folk art in the US in the 1930's.
Incredible micro seed bead bag with figural panels of swans in floral beaded vignettes. The background is a pale pearly microbead. Extremely fine glass and metal beads are used to create the dimension in the pattern. Gold steel beads are used as an chevron accent and in the ornate looped fringe.
Victorian bag of the finest quality.
7" x 12", Excellent condition.
Trifari retro Jelly Belly amusing pig brooch. Designed in 1943 by Alfred Philippe ,this amusing pig brooch is one of the more unusual of Trifari's animal "JELLY BELLY" series. Set in gilt sterling with lucite body.
Measurements 2.1/8" length, 1.1/2"
Slight wear on gilding.
Bow wow, meow meow. Anything and everything related to our four legged, feathered and finned friends.