Monthly Archives: February 2012

Chinese Antique Carved Peach Pit Beads

This post might have been easily  titled "The Peach Pits of Immortality?" The small 10mm carved olive pits in this 19th century necklace may look familiar to you if you have been reading this blog for a while … [ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: RP (Bob) Birt ] They are the […]

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Chinese Amethyst White Jade Necklace

Once in a while we find a piece that I consider ‘really rare’… this amethyst and white jade necklace is my new favorite. [ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: RP (Bob) Birt ] What makes a piece rare? This is original 19th century Chinese knotting… and an unusual combination of amethyst and […]

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