I still cringe at the memory of an antique store owner testing a silver (plated) bracelet of mine by dripping acid directly on the metal, which...
I feel the same way. Even the coins I'm collecting are low grades, not worth selling individually. I collect old books too, so I'm not talking...
I adore this forum. I have learned so much from the wonderful posters here, and it has helped me endure a resurgence of depression this last year....
I don't care much for monograms when they don't fit my initials, especially on silverware or cigarette cases. On jewelry, I don't mind them so much.
For me, the coins I use are all made out of non-precious metals, and they've all been replaced by the euro. :) they're cent coins, so I imagine...
This might end up being a controversial thread, so apologies.
What are your thoughts on re-purposing *cough* destroying *cough* antiques? Such...
Post pictures once they're repaired :)
Very nice and beautiful color. I'm in! :)
Sorry, I meant to type 19 cm.
Then would that suggest it is newer as well?
Yeah, that's what I meant.
When closed, it is 7.48 inches (19 cm) long.
I try to buy antique, so I thought that with the marcasites, it was more art deco era.
Thank you for the analysis! :)
Thank you! Darn, I thought it would be older.
Also, hope you're feeling better! :)
Have you tested both sections of the brooch? The lower part appears older in my mind than the upper part, but they both look rather old (Which...
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