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Is this an indian piece? Not rated yet
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This 14K Citrine Diamond Brooch is stamped  Not rated yet
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This 14K Citrine Diamond Brooch is stamped "India" Is it from India? Not rated yet
I have not been able to find back-up on the "India" stamp. The contemporary brooch tests as citrine, 14K, diamond, but I'd like to know if it is from India. …

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Turquoise bracelet with inscription Not rated yet
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golden "book" Not rated yet
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Exotic Heart Shaped Necklace  Not rated yet
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antique jewelry called in old times: patri or tikra? Not rated yet
I want to share one thing more on this pic; it is whole gold work made from real gold metal. want to sell so plz confirm me max rate for this.

Initials PM  Not rated yet
I have a Bolo tie piece that has a soaring Eagle over the head of a Bald Eagle etched on bone or antler and colored, and is mounted in a silver bezel measuring …

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