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  1. Ownedbybear replied to the thread Christian Dior? Or not?.

    I think someone reused that clasp.

    May 9, 2021 at 6:28 PM
  2. Ownedbybear replied to the thread And today's other baubles, bangles and... no beads, but hey..

    The stripy carved one, cream and blue, bother it!

    May 9, 2021 at 6:27 PM
  3. Ownedbybear liked Any Jewelry's post in the thread Chinese export brooch, ain't this a cracker!.

    More than nice.:happy: That is what I would do. You only need the inside roll over thingy, you can fix that in two seconds with a pair...

    May 9, 2021 at 2:50 PM
  4. Ownedbybear posted a new thread.

    And today's other baubles, bangles and... no beads, but hey.

    The annoying this about this little lot is that the one I like best is TOO DAMN SMALL. [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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    Forum: Jewelry

    May 9, 2021 at 2:12 PM
  5. Ownedbybear posted a new thread.

    Chinese export brooch, ain't this a cracker!

    Isn't this nice. A whole three quid today. I need to find a way to fix the clasp, all and any ideas welcome. I'm thinking I'll...

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    Forum: Jewelry

    May 9, 2021 at 2:10 PM
  6. Ownedbybear replied to the thread Anyone know what this is?.

    Try pietra dura as a term.

    May 9, 2021 at 2:08 PM
  7. Ownedbybear liked KSW's post in the thread Jardinière- Can I use as a plant pot?!.

    I think this takes my fancy. Classy and understated :happy: The broken vase finishes it off nicely. I’m not telling you that it’s for...

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  8. Ownedbybear replied to the thread Jardinière- Can I use as a plant pot?!.

    That's in Godden, as 1850+ to 1891.

    May 9, 2021 at 1:59 PM
  9. Ownedbybear liked KSW's post in the thread Finds Thread.

    Yes, I can quite see why it was banned. I was trying to strip an old metal window and it was frustratingly difficult.

    May 9, 2021 at 12:35 PM
  10. Ownedbybear replied to the thread Potties ,a little help with these cups and saucers ? Pic heavy!.

    It's certainly a coffee can. I think Continental too.

    May 9, 2021 at 12:34 PM
  11. Ownedbybear replied to the thread Jardinière- Can I use as a plant pot?!.

    <snicker> Try cacti. Or rubber plants. Spider plants are night on indestructible!

    May 9, 2021 at 12:32 PM
  12. Ownedbybear replied to the thread Finds Thread.

    Problem is, it got into the water table.

    May 9, 2021 at 11:54 AM
  13. Ownedbybear replied to the thread Modern iridescent glass vase.

    Nice bit of Richard Golding Glass, that.

    May 9, 2021 at 11:53 AM
  14. Ownedbybear replied to the thread Jardinière- Can I use as a plant pot?!.

    Titchmarsh here, Never ever plant a plant straight into a jardiniere, and never ever (almost) water a plant from the top, anyhow....

    May 9, 2021 at 11:52 AM
  15. Ownedbybear replied to the thread antique plate?.

    Mid nineteenth Staffordshire.

    May 8, 2021 at 2:16 PM