Monthly Archives: August 2008

Chinese Silver Wedding Necklace

This early 20th century silver wedding necklace represents a transitional period (c.1900-1930) in Chinese jewelry. This necklace shows a western influence …multiple linked plaques with a box tongue clasp…a change in style from the silver ornaments of the Qing Dynasty such as the Qilin necklace I wrote about earlier this year. The workmanship is lovely…but […]

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Chinese Enamel Jade Cicada Ring

This early 20th century ring features dark red and blue enamel…bats and Shou symbols with an earlier carved pale celadon jade cicada… which at one time may have been a pendent …is lovely… and more. The cicada, an insect symbolic of transformation, immortality and resurrection, has been carved in jade for thousands of years of […]

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New Gallery Listings

We are pleased to announce new items have been added to the Listings Gallery. Please feel free to browse around and contact us if you have any questions! Chinese Silver Enamel Eight Immortals Bracelet c.1900, Rare. Eight curved and hinged panels enameled with the Eight Immortals. Unusual technique…solid back with open work repoussé top panels […]

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