Today's jewelry Broken Ring, Rolex?, iddy biddy pearls . . .

Discussion in 'Jewelry' started by dude, Feb 22, 2020.

  1. dude

    dude Well-Known Member

    1) Coventry ring. Looks like dumpster bound but am wondering if that's a garnet stone wort removing from the setting.
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    2) Watch marked Rolex. Guessing not authentic but want to know what you all think!





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  2. dude

    dude Well-Known Member

    pearls . . .
    Tiny pearl strand. Did the bite test suggested on here yesterday and they're gritty. Looks like freshwater.

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  3. dude

    dude Well-Known Member

    single pearl clip on earring. Pearls also seemed to pass bite test--rinsed my mouth out with Scope quickly given the look of that piece! Pearls worth keeping?
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  4. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    They are, freshwater cultured. They are pretty, but not worth much nowadays.
    uhmmm, you probably felt the edges of the flaked parts. They are costume, and flaking.:( It is a very nice costume earring, but sadly missing its mate.:(
     
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  5. dude

    dude Well-Known Member

    Ugggg! Even the strand? Aren't they freshies (fresh water pearls)?
     
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  6. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Yes they are:
    :)

    So the strand: freshwater cultured, the earring: costume.:)
     
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  7. antidiem

    antidiem Well-Known Member

    I can see it's not a 'real' Rolex, the small pearls are freshwater as are the pearls on what appears to be a single gold tone earring. Might be an older garnet in the (c)Coventry ring.
     
  8. necollectors

    necollectors Well-Known Member

    Sara Coventry jewelry has a following...just an FYI Most likely glass. The fresh water pearls are just that. The single earring like all have said are fake and peeling pearls. The rolex...to me...is very poor quality, so I am taking a stab...lol...and saying it is a fake.
     
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  9. KSW

    KSW Well-Known Member

    I collect up bits of sarah Coventry, Monet, trifari etc and sell them as a job lot. Even with single earrings in it they sell well enough to bother.
     
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  10. reader

    reader Well-Known Member

    As already stated, the watch is definitely fake. For starters, there are very few Rolex quartz watches (and most were oyster quartz although they did make a quartz dress watch). They only made quartz watches for about 30 years.The second hand is incorrect but most important is that Rolex never made gold tone watches so the finish is the immediate tell.
     
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  11. dude

    dude Well-Known Member

    Thanks all. One final question for this lot: Does $15-30 sound right for the strand of tiny cultured fresh water pearls? [​IMG]
     
  12. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    buying or selling....how long is the strand?
     
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  13. dude

    dude Well-Known Member

    Selling. Around 12".
     
  14. komokwa

    komokwa The Truth is out there...!

    12 is a choker.....i'd say closer to 15.....
     
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  15. dude

    dude Well-Known Member

    OK, thx
     
  16. SBSVC

    SBSVC Well-Known Member

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  17. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    These days Chinese freshwaters like those aren't worth much for resale. Those are what's known in the trade as "rice pearls", and these days they aren't popular. They often go for less than glass beads. I have hunch you don't know how to measure necklaces. If you say 12 inches, I'm guessing you measured it while the clasp is closed and actually measured only half of it. It has to be unclasped to actually find out how long it is; you have to measure the whole thing.
     
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  18. dude

    dude Well-Known Member

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  19. dude

    dude Well-Known Member

    Thx!
     
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  20. dude

    dude Well-Known Member

    Thanks again to all! Very informative!
     
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