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Ruby Lane
Serving the Online Community Since 1998

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An excellent site for jewellery research, including origin; value and resources. This page gives images and a description of DAVID ANDERSEN RARE ANTIQUE SILVER & GOLD “CHRISTIANA” SOLJE BROOCH 1885 NORWAY.

Kalmar Antiques
Reputable, and one of Sydney’s (Australia's) finest antique jewellery dealers. This page has a DAVID ANDERSEN CHRISTIANIA BROOCH of the same design as the earrings I've listed. The page includes an image of the hallmark 830; David Andersen; Christiania; 1886.

Scandinavian Silver: Designers
Comprehensive list of Scandinavian silversmiths and designers and examples of their work.

Fantom : Linda Fregni Nagler, “The Hidden Mother"
Italian artist Linda Fregni Nagler’s book The Hidden Mother collects 1.002 children portraits – tintypes, ambrotypes, snapshots, daguerreotypes, cartes de visite and cabinet cards – taken between the advent of photography and the 1920’s by mostly anonymous authors.

Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks and Makers Marks
For research and identification of antique silver pieces

Telegraph UK Newspaper
Early Victorian family portraits and the disappearing or hidden mother.

Illusion Jewels Vintage Costume Jewelry
Researching Costume Jewelry Jewelry History / Jewelry Research Sites

Antique Jewelry University
Provides authoritative comprehensive information on jewelry related subjects. Includes an Encyclopedia glossary of terms; a Forum for discussion and exchanging information; indepth Articles on jewelry history; an Image bank; Timeline. A fantastic resource site.

Laura Larson : Hidden Mother Project
Background of 19 Century 'Hidden Mother' photography and examples of the photographs.

Illusion Jewels - Selro Unmasked & Selro Gallery
Wonderful for information and identification of Selro pieces.

The Many Faces Of Selro
Fantastic resource for identifying and researching Selro pieces.

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