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Georgian English Antique Watercolour of Birds of Paradise 1825 Batemann
HUGE Vintage Synthetic Lab Grown Alexandrite/Sapphire set in High Carat ...
Tinga Tinga School East African Painting of Giraffe Hippo Hippopotamus & ...
RARE Antique 18th C Mezzotint of English Horse Thoroughbred Bloodstock Miss...
David Shepherd Study of an African Elephant - Pencil - Graphite 1991
French Impressionistic Oil on Canvas Girl & Dog by Leroux Mid 20th Century
Study of a Badger Oil on Board John Edwards RP (1940- )
Cows at a River Edouard Rischgitz 1828-1909 Oil on Board Antique Swiss ...
15ct Gold Bangle with HUGE 2 ct Almandine Garnet surrounded by .7 ct of Old...
Carl Toms 1927-99 Watercolour 'The Countess' for The Marriage of Figaro at ...
George Smith RSA 1870-1934 Mare & Foal Horse Oil on Board English Scottish ...
PAIR of FOUR feet long Exotic Theatrical Antique 'Wall Hangings' STUNNING
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Rana who bought a Palais Royale Perfume Bottle
Just to let you know that the scent bottle arrived today. It is
beautiful -- and thanks for wrapping so well. I also enjoyed the vintage
post card -- I work for a costume society and we recently did a show on
early Bauhaus costumes for the stage.
Susanna from the USA who bought an amethyst, peridot pearl suffragette necklace
The package came today - I am speechless! The necklace is just absolutely stunning and I sure love its significance. What a treasure! Yes, I will enjoy wearing it :)
Thank you again for another delightful experience, I will be in touch.
Regina from Belgium who bought an antique gold and blue enamel heart pendant
woow it just arrived right an hour ago - I totally love it!
Thank you so much for my beautiful heart pendant ;-)
Greetings from Vienna, Regina
Geertrui from Belgium who bought an art deco cut steel purse
Just got excellent news from my daughter in Houston.
The purse has arrived. Anne-Sophie says it is quite heavy , but far and foremost very
beautiful ! There you have it : the opinion of someone in her twenties ! Could not be better.
Can't wait to see it myself.
Hope this news makes your day.
I made mine.
Profound thanks and warm regards from Belgium,
Geertrui, a happy first time customer
Vladimir from the UK who bought a watercolour of a dog
I just wanted to let you know that the lovely watercolour has arrived and I am very pleased with it.
It s very sweet.
I wish to thank you for your wonderful service and for such a fast delivery.
With kindest regards,
Sharon from the USA who bought a Pre Raophaelite Bronze Plaque.
Arrived today! It's beautiful! Thank you so much! I'll give it to
my husband in the morning! On time!! dðð
Indika from the USA who bought a French ormolu and Mother of Pearl Watch Stand
I just picked it up from the Post office.
I love it!! its so beautiful!
Thank you so much :)
Sarah from the US who bought a Chinese Agate Dreamstone
The dream stone arrived safely today. It's beautiful and my husband will love it. Thank you so much!
Annette from Sweden who bought a Georgian Gold & Turquoise Pavé Pendant
The pendant is really beautiful with the turqouise very blue and
the gold with hint of rosy colour.
Thank you so much for your service!
Solveig from the UK who bought an antique gold bar brooch with a pearl set dove
I have just received the brooch in the post . Thank you very much.
It is lovely and I am happy.
Susanna from the USA who bought an aquamarine & Diamond pendant and a Rabari Indian tribal mirror & embroidery piece.
The package arrived yesterday - I LOVE my wonderful treasures! The Rabari rug is magnificent (and absolutely perfect on the wall), and the pendant is simply stunning in its simple elegance.
Thank you again for all your efforts and assistance, it was a great experience.
Have a happy holiday season, and I will be in touch!
Heather from the USA who bought a Georgian ring
I just wanted to drop a quick note to let you know I received the ring safely yesterday. It is beautiful! I'm excited to own it as it is my first piece of Georgian jewelry! Thank you for your timely shipment. I'm surprised that it got here as quickly as it did given the season. I hope you and your family have a lovely holiday season and thanks again! I'm very happy with the purchase!
Shelley from the US who bought an antique peridot seed pearl & amethyst lavalier pendent.
I wanted to let you know I got it today and it is even better than in the pictures. I love it. Thank you for your kindness with this transaction. I will cherish it always!
Melina from the USA who bought black and white baby elephant photo by Susie Green
Hi Susan, Yes--my photo arrived today. What a cutie and what a
great photo. Thank you, Melina
I come from a family of jewelers and so like a magpie have always loved glittery beauty!
Beauty is not necessarily attached to price and so I like to buy things, both great and small, but all of them made by people who are, or were skilled in their own areas, be they master jewelers or scratch board artists.
I have sold items to the Stiftung Moritzburg Kunstmuseum des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt, the Museum fur kinst und gewerbe Hamburg and the Burrell Collection (Costume Museum) in Glasgow among others.
I have a great love of dogs and so don't be surprised to see both art and jewels featuring our canine friends.
I hope you enjoy seeing, and owning my items as much as I have enjoyed finding them for you.
I have traveled all over the world, from Italy to India, from California to Brazil which has given me an appreciation for all the diverse beauty that flowers from differing cultures.
Travelling has given me an appreciation of the natural world and our environment and I have NEVER & WILL NEVER trade in IVORY, TORTOISESHELL, TIGER CLAW JEWELRY NEITHER WILL I TRADE IN ITEMS FROM CITES II APPENDIX - SUCH AS HIPPOPOTAMUS IVORY, neither will I trade in itens such as MAMMOTH IVORY which despite protestations that it is easy to distinguish from elephant ivory, according to the US Wildlife department the only way to be certain of the ivory's origin is to subject it to identification by a trained scientist. I quote from their E-Ivory-Guide.pdf
"One point which must be emphasized: while the methods described in this handbook are reliable for the purposes described (i.e.: tentative visual identification, and “probable cause” to seize as evidence),
an examination of the carved ivory object by a trained scientist is still necessary to obtain a positive identification of the species source.
We hope that this handbook proves to be useful to you
in your endeavors to protect ivory-bearing species.
Ken Goddard, Director
National Fish & Wildlife, Forensics Laboratory.
Even trading in antique items made of mammoth ivory (actually extremely rare as it is only recently that mammoth ivory has been used as an elephant ivory substitute and so if the item proportes to be antique it is either new, or probably elephant ivory) of this nature stimulates poachers, because they know that if people buy antique ivory, they will buy modern ivory, although of course many dealers in endangerd animal parts will 'age' the item so it appears antique.
Miniature portraits are usually painted on ivory, and dealers who wish to avoid disclosing they are trading in ivory have begun to describe this ivory as 'wafer' 'natural wafer' & 'naturally grained material' . Ox Bone is also often used as an euphemism for ivory. So if you don't want to buy ivory, don't buy these items either!
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