#books #library #libraries This is my dream library <3 Someone has very expensive taste! This room looks like it belongs at Versailles. It is a very, very beautiful room, so I'm pinning it with my other library rooms. But it's too ornate for me to feel comfortable in it. The chairs would make me sit up straight. Brenda Dunlap
Fine craftsmanship and elegant detail will never grow old, whatever the decade. And this timeless bracelet, has been resilient to the changing tastes of a century. One of a pair, it originates from 20th century Rajasthan, and a jeweller who was proud enough to etch his initials on one side. It's already outlasted 100 years of changing styles. Make it yours for the next century |Silver Bracelet | Pakistan | Circa Early 20th Century | Wrist Diameter 6.5cm | Width 11.5cm | 145g | £650 |
An Elegant Art Nouveau Jeweled Gold Pendant Made in the city of Odessa between 1899 and 1908. An openwork rose, green and yellow gold pendant is designed as a stylized flower in Art Nouveau taste. The pendant features a large (14 mm wide) baroque pearl, a triangular shaped rose cut diamond, a drop shaped peridot and nine old mine and rose cut diamonds.
Circa 1920 Art Deco diamond set lady's turtle wristwatch by Cartier, Paris: the tortoise shaped silvered dial with black Roman numerals, rose diamond set bezel and winder, the shaped rectangular shoulders pierced and millegrain set with rose diamonds, mounted in platinum, the case back in gold.