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    Jan 14, 2018

    A Weiss Deception - Flacky Designer Costume Jewelry Fakes

    Wise Up to a WEISS Deception| Counterfeit Costume Jewelry not True Vintage Costume Jewelry....

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    Jan 04, 2018

    Rare Natural Pearls | One In A Million

    Rare Natural Pearls are one in a Million | Made entirely of Nacre which is a combination of aragonite or calcite with an organic binder called conchiolin

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    Jan 03, 2018

    Antique Jewelry Investor: The Investing In Antique Jewelry & Pearl Guide

    The Antique Jewelry Investor Global Resource - How To Invest in Antique Jewelry, 20th Century Jewelry and Pearls

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    Dec 22, 2017

    Antique cameo broach

    My great grandfather, Eugene Albert Mollier, of Paris, France - an artist, musician and lapidary, a graduate of the Paris Conservatory of Art and Music,

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    Nov 17, 2017

    Back to Black Pearls

    Timeless Tahitian Black Pearls

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    Nov 17, 2017

    History of Wedding Rings

    What is the History of Wedding Rings? Antique betrothal rings were made of gold and introduced from the 2nd century onwards....

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    Oct 25, 2017

    Fijian Natural Pearls History?

    I grew up in Fiji. My father Donald McLoughlin O.B.E was the Solicitor General of Fiji and oversaw the writing of their Constitution upon independence.

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    Oct 11, 2017

    J. Lambert-Rucki Crucifix

    I recently acquired a cruxifix and on the back side it is inscribed with J. Lambert Rucki and at the very bottom in smaller letters the word France. I

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    Oct 11, 2017

    Desperately seeking girl with umbrella with sparkling moon!

    I came upon a gold pendant necklace that had a little girl holding an umbrella. It had a crescent moon with 5 stones in it. I gave it to my daughter and

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    Oct 04, 2017

    12kt gold antique yg pic with pearls and citrine stone

    very very old pic with a very unique cut citrine . also has 16 pearls around the stone never seen anything like it. asking 200 cash take it

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    Sep 12, 2017

    Questions on Majorica Pearls

    A Collection of Questions on Majorica Pearls

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    Aug 25, 2017

    Power in Oldness

    Experiential Power in Oldness

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    Aug 21, 2017

    Is this a Mikimoto clasp?

    It is not the recognizable Mikimoto clasps I see on my vintage Mikimoto pearls, but my father purchased them in Japan for my mother in the early 1950s

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    Aug 17, 2017

    Antique Bracelet Questions

    A collection of antique or gold bracelet hallmark questions

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    Aug 17, 2017

    585 | 14k gold hallmark questions

    A collection of jewelry marked 585 | 14k gold mark

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    Aug 16, 2017

    ancient and very old jewelry and pearls

    A collection of ancient and very old jewelry and pearls

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    Aug 11, 2017

    antique ring from russia

    It is a gemstone measuring 40 carats. i have been researching it for about sixteen years. It is hand made russian gold and unusual markings on the inside

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    Aug 11, 2017

    Alexandrite Stone

    Information On Alexandrite Stone & Natural Russian Alexandrite

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    Aug 11, 2017


    Dear Sir, Iam in a possession of 570 Bahrain pearls, bought in late 60 s in Tripoli Fair-Libya, where I lived. Now I d like their appraisal. Please help.

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    Aug 09, 2017

    Roman Soldier Cameos

    A Ccollection of Roman Greek Soldier Cameos

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    Aug 02, 2017

    Find Your Beautiful

    Jun 26, 2017

    Lotus simulated pearls post 1964 made in England worth?

    What are lotus simulated pearls, post 1964 made in England worth?

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    Jun 12, 2017

    For Sale: 14k Yellow Gold Old Tiffany & Co. Nautical Tie Tac Pin

    14k Yellow Gold Old Tiffany & Co. Nautical Tie Tac Pin. It is marked T & Co. 14k. The gold content has been tested. It is approximately 1/2 wide and

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    Jun 10, 2017

    Tanishq Solitaires - Only One Love - Queen of Hearts Collection


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    Jun 04, 2017

    Selling Gorgeous Kramer vintage "emerald" and rhinestone necklace

    This gorgeous Kramer vintage emerald and rhinestone necklace is in very good condition. The sparkle and intense color of the stones in this necklace are

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    May 30, 2017

    Custom-Made Fancy Coloured Diamond Engagement Ring Set

    Advertise on the Jewelry Exchange Here... Stunning custom-made wedding ring set. The colour of this Natural gem diamond is AMAZING. The colour description

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    May 22, 2017

    Star sapphire diamond ring

    My mother has an vintage star sapphire diamond ring, we are not sure about the real value of this ring. Also we assume that this is a platinum ring but

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    May 22, 2017

    What is that symbol on ring?

    Hi my uncle found a very antique ring, it was all black and rusty and then i decided to clean it up. I want to know if anyone knows what the symbol on

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    May 20, 2017

    Ring by many goats

    Just wondering what this was it was my grandmothers

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    May 16, 2017

    Sara Burke

    Hi, I've written before but my email has contacting you because my husband's mother has been missing since February 1970 and I feel like there

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    May 13, 2017

    The Oscar Roti feeling

    Jewelry speaks to the senses, but when the sparkle goes beyond the sense of sight and draws from us deep feelings, it then embodies a quality that catapults the jewelry into a work of art.

    We see into the character and the temperament of the artist and can sense his tenderness and genius, and we behold a masterpiece!

    Louis Oscar Roty, was a master medalist. Born in Paris in 1846, he was a master of both painting and sculpture and is considered today the world reigning master of medalists.

    His medals are to be found in nearly all major European museums, and there is a museum of his works, called the Museum of Oscar Roty, located in Jargeau, France; classified as works of art.

    The mother & child rendition in the above photo was made by Oscar Roty, and capped with the French word for Motherhood - ‘Maternite”.
    The reverse of the artwork features a wreath of roses, the historic symbol of Feeling, Emotion, Mother, L.o.v.e.

    Yvonne Eyre

    May 11, 2017

    Gold signage ring: B.K & Co - 18 in a shield?

    Hi, I'm hoping to track down any information (date, maker name , etc) about a gold signet / seal ring that I inherited. My family tree runs back to Massachusetts,

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    Apr 27, 2017

    Mikimoto S hallmark

    Does the S on the clasp of a Mikimoto pearl necklace stand for silver or platinum? I'm getting opposing information from two different sources. Thanks

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    Apr 26, 2017

    Rare French Antique Cameo

    Rare French Antique Cameo making in Tours France...

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    Apr 21, 2017

    Colour Down Under

    Every color of the rainbow appears in Australia's national gemstone. Indeed, according to Aboriginal legend, the swirling colors of opal were created when a rainbow fell to earth. Australia produces 95% of the world's opals.

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    Apr 14, 2017

    It is our duty to appreciate and preserve the past.

    Recovery of items honours those that perished. It brings to the surface, the items that passengers, who died, could not do themselves. It completes their

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    Apr 12, 2017

    Symmetry Breaking - a defect or an inclusion?

    During the first hundredth of a second after the big bang physicists have determined the universe passed through 4 phases associated with the creation of each of the fundamental forces - electromagnetism, the weak and strong nuclear forces and gravity. Like water when it condenses from steam to liquid to ice, the universe like a gemstone became more asymmetric as it cooled. While passing through each of these phase changes, imperfections could have arisen, just as ice crystals show flaws in the packing of water molecules within them. Theorists propose that these ‘topological defects’ in space-time might include linear ‘cosmic strings’, one-sided magnetic ‘monopoles’ and twisted forms called ‘textures’.

    When we look through a microscope at a gemstone, we begin to see the crystal structure gives rise to defects within the stone, largely determined by the mass of the particles, background force field, etc in space-time. We call them ‘inclusions’ in gemological terms - but are they really "inclusions" or evidence of symmetry breaking; a simple defect of perfect crystal structure? Yvonne Eyre

    Mar 15, 2017

    The Jewelry of Umm Khalthum

    Arabic Jewelry of Classical Singer Umm KHALTHUM, famous arabic singer's Jewelry auctioned at Dubai's Emirates Towers....

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    Mar 15, 2017

    Laura Breitman Jewelry

    What are my rhinestone and jewelry worth?

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    Mar 13, 2017

    Relic Rosary Religious Cross

    I have a rosary that appears to be pretty old. The beads on it appear to be wood perhaps? The crucifix itself has a compartment that opens by unscrewing

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    Feb 27, 2017

    Tahitian Black Pearls | Antique Jewelry Investor

    Back to Tahitian Black Pearls | Farmed around the Pearl Islands of French Polynesia and Beyond into the Micronesian Islands...

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    Feb 23, 2017

    Jewelry learns to fly in the art nouveau

    René Jules Lalique (6 April 1860, Ay, Marne – 1 May 1945, Paris) was a French glass designer and one of the most original & influential jewelers of all time. Breaking the unspoken rule that jewelry was a trophy to showcase luxury he introduced a contradiction to lifeless hard surfaces through the medium of light; Lalique created movement through exceptional craftsmanship and choice of materials and in the process went where no jeweler had gone before. Through the visible region we see as light, Lalique enabled for the first time, the contradictory concept of a solid material like metal to co-exisit with flight.

    Spirit of the Wind - Lalique

    Painting by Maranov

    Dragonfly by Jar

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    Feb 23, 2017

    One step closer to a thousand years with gemstones & jewelry

    One of the purposes of jewelry that's been in circulation for hundreds or thousands of years is to show that actual immortality by extending the memory beyond the normal reach of a lifespan can be achieved - that memory extension methods in the physical form of jewelry hardware saturated with the energetic fields of past lifetimes, recall life-affirming mental imagery of past events is evidence that we do have capabilities that are possible: that we do have an opportunity to recall memory perhaps, not just one hundred or a thousand years, but why not even billions and trillions of years; an unlimited duration. Our hope is that an approach more aligned to crystalline structure rather than cryonics, will push us one step closer to life extension, to fully embrace everything that we were so that we can move beyond it. Our life could be eternal and have meaning forever

    Feb 20, 2017

    b david

    I have a b david necklace & earring set, can you tell me anything about it.The year? The $ amount?

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    Feb 20, 2017

    Earring Hallmark Question

    Hi, I have this gorgeous pair of earrings, but I was confused as to what the mark meant or where it originated from. I have attached a photo of one of

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    Feb 20, 2017

    Asahi Pearl Necklace Value

    Aloha, My father gave me my grandmothers Pearl Necklace 10 years ago. They are Asahi Pearls from Tokyo. I have never worn them and I would like to sell

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    Feb 19, 2017

    Unusual Old Necklace

    I picked up this necklace at a yard sale because I found it to be interesting. The pendants or whatever they are unscrew and separate into halves. There

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    Feb 19, 2017

    Passengers On The Titanic - Signature Edwardian

    Passengers on the Titanic -their hearts go on...thanks to the Edwardian Jewelry recovered from the Titanic ship

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    Feb 19, 2017

    No two natural mined gemstones are identical

    Nothing in nature is the same as anything else. There is always a difference, however slight it may be. After all, why do the same thing twice? This is one of the factors that make gems so fascinating. Each is an individual with characteristics which make it at least slightly different from any other gem.

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