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Any resemblance to actual events, organizations, places, locales or to persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental and beyond the intent of either the author or publisher. The characters are productions of the author's imagination and used fictitiously. AS I finish this series of books about sisters, I dedicate this book to my sister, Misty. The redder, the more expensive. Gutta-percha, a sap from Malaysian trees, could be molded into durable pieces for jewelry use.
Since this material had a brownish to black color, jewelers used it for mourning jewelry in particular. Vulcanized rubber was also used for similar jewelry purposes. Bog oak, Irish wood recovered from immersion in bogs, was hand carved and used in jewelry until the s. The hands and cuffs show fine detailing. The back of the ring features a beveled glass locket. Joining cameos and small paintings as a way to capture the likenesses of loved ones, daguerreotypes early photographs were sometimes added to brooches and watch fobs.
Jewelry aficionados arranged gemstones in settings so the first letter of each gem spelled out an endearing word.
For example, the acrostic ring below contains a ruby , emerald, garnet, amethyst, ruby, and diamond. Acrostic ring , gems with vibrant color in excellent condition, 15k yellow gold with engraved shoulders. This ancient jewelry technique had a resurgence of popularity during Early Victorian times. Initially, tourists who visited archeological ruins in Italy brought them home as souvenirs.
Jewelers made these from coral, shell, and lava stone. This jewelry suite of a necklace, brooch, and bracelet consists of coral cameos. It features orangey pink coral carved into high relief cameos with scalloped mountings. Coral also serves as links in the necklace with the 14k yellow gold and gives the piece an interesting twist.
The well-done carvings show fine details. The consistency of the coral color is excellent. Before purses or pockets, people carried their important tools or accessories dangling from pins or hooks attached to their belts. Decorative as well as practical, these belts, known as chatelaines, could hold scissors, watches, writing instruments, notebooks, eyeglasses, etc. They enjoyed widespread use until the s. This enables the finely textured 14k yellow gold-filled chain to be doubled.
The finely detailed slide and the length of the intricately detailed chain make this piece rare and valuable. Slide chain.
The opulent girandole earrings below feature ten cabochon-cut opals accented by twelve emeralds and eight old mine-cut diamonds. The 18k yellow gold earrings have cannetille wire work. Girandole earrings.
Opals 5. This charming, dainty 14k yellow gold locket features an old mine diamond in the center. The clear back of the locket reveals hair arranged in a heart shape.
Spirit Lake by Christine DeSmet. Sign up to the Friday Poem for a poem, every Friday, straight to your inbox. At the same time, she is sympathetic to it, and instead, she directs her fury against Homeworld, which she believes did this to them as a cruel punishment for the Rebellion. I meant all of them with you. Other materials frequently found in Romantic Period jewelry include ivory, lava stone, and tortoiseshell. She was being raised by a drug addict mother and her two young sisters doing their best to protect her when her mother and boyfriend are murdered.
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