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  • A La Vieille Russie| A Thimbleful of History | - FABERGE, Antique Jewelry, Russian Art, Antiques, Gold Snuff Box Dealers ALVR New York, NY|
    sixteenth century silver thimbles were listed in wills and other legal documents In this period decorative thimbles became fashionable gifts a trend believed to be set by Elizabeth I of England 1558 1603 when she gave a gem set thimble to a lady in waiting For centuries it was customary to include thimbles and other sewing tools in a bride s trousseau a tradition that carried into the nineteenth century Thimbles given by a lady s fiancé usually featured inscriptions like A token of regard or Forget me not Gold Directoire period French thimble with black and white enamel border As thimbles became more valuable they became more decorative In the fourteenth century French goldsmiths began making decorative thimbles By the sixteenth century thimble decoration became more distinctive consisting of relief designs foliate scrolls and mottoes The finest thimbles were mostly gold Other materials varied by region Glass thimbles came from Venice and Bohemia and wooden thimbles came from Germany and Austria English 18k gold thimble with with turquoises pearls and gold scrolls set in an elegant floral pattern Mid nineteenth century The production of porcelain thimbles began in the eighteenth century by a number of factories but thimbles from the Meissen factory remain the most revered and sought after by collectors Porcelain thimbles share common decorative motifs like flowers birds silhouettes landscapes fishing or hunting scenes pastoral scenes harlequinades and chinoiseries Rims are often scalloped or crenellated Left English Bilston Battersea thimble with multi colored floral sprays on a white ground 1765 Middle Meissen porcelain thimble with early pruncing and a wide border of flowers Mid eighteenth century Right Meissen porcelain thimble with chinoiserie decoration 1735 40 Gem set thimbles featured an array of gemstones like moonstone amethyst jade topaz sardonyx coral onyx turquoise carnelian and moss agate Some

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  • A La Vieille Russie| The Collection | - FABERGE, Antique Jewelry, Russian Art, Antiques, Gold Snuff Box Dealers ALVR New York, NY|
    Decorations Furniture Icons Porcelain Miscellaneous Works of Art Sculpture Silver New Arrivals About News Exhibitions Press Publications Contact Us Search for next items previous items 781 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10022 1 212 752 1727 A La Vieille Russie

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  • A La Vieille Russie| Edwardian Amethyst and Diamond Ring | - FABERGE, Antique Jewelry, Russian Art, Antiques, Gold Snuff Box Dealers ALVR New York, NY|
    Porcelain Miscellaneous Works of Art Sculpture Silver New Arrivals About News Exhibitions Press Publications Contact Us Search for Antique Chrysolite Eagle Brooch Edwardian Old Mine Cushion Cut Diamond Engagement Ring Rings Edwardian Amethyst and Diamond Ring Request price or ask us about this item Edwardian amethyst and diamond ring mounted in platinum American ca 1915 14 500 781 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10022 1 212 752 1727 A La

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  • A La Vieille Russie| Bracelets | - FABERGE, Antique Jewelry, Russian Art, Antiques, Gold Snuff Box Dealers ALVR New York, NY|
    Decorations Furniture Icons Porcelain Miscellaneous Works of Art Sculpture Silver New Arrivals About News Exhibitions Press Publications Contact Us Search for previous items Bracelets 781 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10022 1 212 752 1727 A La Vieille Russie Site

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  • A La Vieille Russie| Lapis Lazuli and Diamond Bracelet | - FABERGE, Antique Jewelry, Russian Art, Antiques, Gold Snuff Box Dealers ALVR New York, NY|
    of Art Sculpture Silver New Arrivals About News Exhibitions Press Publications Contact Us Search for 1930s Acrostic Naval Signal Flag Bracelet 1930s Asymmetrical Bead Bracelet Bracelets Lapis Lazuli and Diamond Bracelet Request price or ask us about this item Lapis lazuli and diamond bracelet set in platinum By LaCloche Freres French ca 1930 Length 7 5 16 inches 58 000 781 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10022 1 212 752

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  • A La Vieille Russie| 1930s Acrostic Naval Signal Flag Bracelet | - FABERGE, Antique Jewelry, Russian Art, Antiques, Gold Snuff Box Dealers ALVR New York, NY|
    Press Publications Contact Us Search for 1960s Moonstone and Diamond Bracelet Lapis Lazuli and Diamond Bracelet Bracelets 1930s Acrostic Naval Signal Flag Bracelet Request price or ask us about this item 14k gold link bracelet featuring enamel signal flags spelling out I LOVE YOU and kissing seahorses which mate for life emphasizing the sentimental message spelled here By His Lordship NYC American ca 1930 Length 8 inches 14 000 781

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  • A La Vieille Russie| 1960s Moonstone and Diamond Bracelet | - FABERGE, Antique Jewelry, Russian Art, Antiques, Gold Snuff Box Dealers ALVR New York, NY|
    Works of Art Sculpture Silver New Arrivals About News Exhibitions Press Publications Contact Us Search for Georgian Old Mine Diamond Bracelet 1930s Acrostic Naval Signal Flag Bracelet Bracelets 1960s Moonstone and Diamond Bracelet Request price or ask us about this item Cabochon moonstone and diamond bracelet with black enamel set in gold American ca 1960 Length 7 inches 24 000 781 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10022 1 212 752

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  • A La Vieille Russie| Georgian Old Mine Diamond Bracelet | - FABERGE, Antique Jewelry, Russian Art, Antiques, Gold Snuff Box Dealers ALVR New York, NY|
    Art Sculpture Silver New Arrivals About News Exhibitions Press Publications Contact Us Search for Antique Diamond and Zircon Bracelet 1960s Moonstone and Diamond Bracelet Bracelets Georgian Old Mine Diamond Bracelet Request price or ask us about this item Georgian old mine cut diamond lozenge bracelet in silver and gold English ca 1840 Length 7 inches approx 13 50 cts 62 000 781 Fifth Avenue New York NY 10022 1 212

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