Monthly Archives: January 2013

Vintage Chinese Carved Mother of Pearl Dragon

This Vintage Chinese hand carved dragon buckle is the most unusual example of carved Mother of Pearl that I have ever been able to find. [ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: RP (Bob) Birt ] Mother of Pearl, is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by some mollusks as an inner shell layer; […]

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Chinese Vintage Jade Silver Bracelet

This is a really wonderful example of a 1930’s era Chinese silver enamelled bracelet that features hand carved jade hair pin ornaments from the 19th century. We have shown similar bracelets from that era or earlier… many of them very large to hold magnificent carved plaques… [ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: […]

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Chinese Antique Yellow Court Beads

It is wonderful to be starting our seventh year with the PhotoBlog! It is amazing that time can pass by so quickly. We would like to thank all of you for your support… your emails and comments have made this ‘adventure’ all the more exciting!! [ click on images to enlarge …. photos by: RP […]

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