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  1. Barn Owl replied to the thread Finds Thread.

    That's a fantastic necklace! (and I learned about a new thing by googling Blue John). How old is it, would you say?

    May 19, 2019 at 10:25 AM
  2. Barn Owl liked Houseful's post in the thread Finds Thread.

    Not much to be bought this weekend. Silver and Blue John necklace and 40s buckle for £5. ~ [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  3. Barn Owl attached a file to the thread Finds Thread.

    Today's finds for 11 euros. I think the brooch (c-clasp and bar-hinge) is Vauxhall glass glass (the stones seem too big for garnets)....

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  4. Barn Owl liked Ownedbybear's post in the thread Necklace Identification.

    Czech, probably pink camphor glass, between the two wars.

    May 18, 2019 at 5:26 PM
  5. Barn Owl replied to the thread Necklace Identification.

    I'm glad I could be useful for once :) I get so much help on this forum, it's great to be able to answer a question in return.

    May 18, 2019 at 5:26 PM
  6. Barn Owl liked NinaNini's post in the thread Necklace Identification.

    Hi Barn Owl, thank you so much! “sterling” is engraved on the clasp. I really appreciate your help!

    May 18, 2019 at 5:26 PM
  7. Barn Owl replied to the thread 14K Brooch ID Please.

    I'm sure that @Bronwen will have some thoughts. :)

    May 18, 2019 at 4:28 PM
  8. Barn Owl liked kardinalisimo's post in the thread Sterling Pot Warmer Stand.

    It’s from an upscale thrift store and they rarely let something slip away. In this case the marks are hard to see and not very clear so...

    May 18, 2019 at 4:03 PM
  9. Barn Owl replied to the thread Sterling Pot Warmer Stand.

    I'm awed by your thrift finds. I never have luck finding silver... Every time I pick up a silver piece (other than jewelry) at a flea...

    May 18, 2019 at 3:49 PM
  10. Barn Owl liked kardinalisimo's post in the thread Sterling Pot Warmer Stand.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] Wish the pot was present. Hopefully it will show up in the thrift in the next days. No makers marks...

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  11. Barn Owl replied to the thread Necklace Identification.

    I'm sorry for your loss, NinaNini. That's a beautiful necklace. I think the pink stones are probably glass (if not rose quartz), but the...

    May 18, 2019 at 3:47 PM
  12. Barn Owl replied to the thread What kind of stones were in this Austro-Hungarian gilt silver brooch?.

    Thank you. :) The seller had some other amazing buckles he was selling for 15-25 euros a piece. I think I'll go back there next month...

    May 18, 2019 at 2:44 PM
  13. Barn Owl liked Any Jewelry's post in the thread What kind of stones were in this Austro-Hungarian gilt silver brooch?.

    In your postings I have always seen good pieces to make up for the lesser ones, so I think all in all you should make nice profits on...

    May 18, 2019 at 2:38 PM
  14. Barn Owl liked evelyb30's post in the thread What kind of stones were in this Austro-Hungarian gilt silver brooch?.

    My three Ms - Modern + Mass-produced = Melt it! I bought some of that this morning myself. Cheap-looking 14k necklace and some bitty...

    May 18, 2019 at 1:59 PM
  15. Barn Owl replied to the thread What kind of stones were in this Austro-Hungarian gilt silver brooch?.

    Thank you! I'll look into Gürtel jewelry. I won't lie--as expected, I had a paralyzing moment of self-doubt the moment I handed over my...

    May 18, 2019 at 1:45 PM