Monthly Archives: November 2010

Chinese Sterling Carved Bezoar Bracelet

I have always felt that this bracelet was special… when I first wrote about it in my October, 2008 post, I commented: “This is the most expressive piece of jewelry in the collection”. [ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: RP (Bob) Birt ] Custom made silver setting stamped with the Sycee mark… […]

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Chinese Leaded Glass Bead Necklace

Several years ago I acquired this silver and blue glass necklace from a woman who told me that her mother had bought it from Gump’s… a famous San Francisco store known for selling orientalia including jade. [ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: RP (Bob) Birt ] The metal beads test silver… the […]

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