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Offline djm195

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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #575 on: September 16, 2013, 06:44:57 PM »
I love the entire collection but I am partial to the 1920 designs...especially the fish scale bracelet...I love that one.   The only problem I have is that you introduced this piece by giving precedence to the elders in this group...REALLY?   :violent1:  

I love anything 20's.  
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #576 on: September 16, 2013, 07:11:52 PM »
I keep coming back to look at the 22k gold work.  It's exactly what I am drawn to.  I think we need to offer things like this somehow...... ;)

How large are the earrings by the way?  Just curious to picture it all.

And that fish scale bracelet.  *sigh*  I really am a bit jealous.
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #577 on: September 17, 2013, 03:18:21 AM »
The carnelian earrings are about 1 inch diameter; the medallion is about 1.5 inch - I'll take more precise measurements when I get back home.
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #578 on: September 17, 2013, 03:20:28 AM »
I love the entire collection but I am partial to the 1920 designs...especially the fish scale bracelet...I love that one.   The only problem I have is that you introduced this piece by giving precedence to the elders in this group...REALLY?   :violent1:  

I love anything 20's.  

Well, it is the oldest (documented) piece... it's possible that the Cartier clip is of the same age, but unlikely - Cartier started using coral and jade (or coral and onyx) in that way around 1923-25.

The group I was referring to is the jewels, not the readers. Who are all young, beautiful and a bit nutty (or completely batty) about diamonds.
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #579 on: September 17, 2013, 07:00:27 AM »


The group I was referring to is the jewels, not the readers.



HA!!!!

Oops...I'm sorry.    :1087:

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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #580 on: September 17, 2013, 07:19:21 AM »
The group I was referring to is the jewels, not the readers.

that's so funny...just like djm, I thought you were refering to the readers...so I waited...you know, age before beauty kind of thing...  :snicker: 

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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #581 on: September 17, 2013, 07:43:39 AM »
 :th_smileyxmaslights:

I'm really sorry - I thought that by listing the pieces in chronological order it would have been clear that the "ladies and gentlemen" was tongue in cheek...

 :th_3D_emoticon_S490:

FWIW, I think Deco jewellery is ageless - it suits young, glamorous people as well as those of a more... mature disposition. As long as it's worn with class and sobriety.
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #582 on: September 17, 2013, 07:59:15 AM »
:th_smileyxmaslights:

I'm really sorry - I thought that by listing the pieces in chronological order it would have been clear that the "ladies and gentlemen" was tongue in cheek...

 :th_3D_emoticon_S490:

FWIW, I think Deco jewellery is ageless - it suits young, glamorous people as well as those of a more... mature disposition. As long as it's worn with class and sobriety.

Huh that might leave some of us out  ;D

Just kidding of course

Thanks for the earring size - they are substantial but still beautiful.  I don't have very big earlobes but I'd love to sport something like that!
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #583 on: September 17, 2013, 09:02:29 AM »
OK - so I was completely wrong... on pretty much every single measurement I gave

Carnelian earrings: 16.4 mm
Carnelian necklace: 22.3 mm (at least the proportion of 1.5:1 is about right)
Opal earrings: 23.7 x 19.1 mm

Sapphire clips: 24 mm x 25 mm (yep - wider than taller, although the width is maximum on the small cab sapphires)
Emerald clips: 42 mm height x 22 mm width

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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #584 on: September 17, 2013, 11:10:39 AM »
Gosh, Man, get it right!  ::)

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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #585 on: September 17, 2013, 11:44:52 AM »
Yes, yes, I know. I also got another one wrong.  :(

The compact/minaudiére: 69 mm x 42.

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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #586 on: September 17, 2013, 11:53:18 AM »
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #587 on: September 18, 2013, 09:47:56 AM »
What fabulous additions to the Den!  Congrats on all the beautiful finds!!!
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #588 on: September 18, 2013, 08:33:46 PM »
OK - so I was completely wrong... on pretty much every single measurement I gave

Carnelian earrings: 16.4 mm
Carnelian necklace: 22.3 mm (at least the proportion of 1.5:1 is about right)
Opal earrings: 23.7 x 19.1 mm

Sapphire clips: 24 mm x 25 mm (yep - wider than taller, although the width is maximum on the small cab sapphires)
Emerald clips: 42 mm height x 22 mm width

Yes it took me this long to get my calipers out to measure out - and that just made the earrings even more desirable to me.  I really wish they were larger so I wouldn't want ones like it more ;)
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #589 on: September 19, 2013, 08:09:25 AM »
Thank you, DL.

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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #590 on: September 19, 2013, 08:56:55 AM »
OMC, long after our conversation "way back then" I'm still smitten with the Cartier clip. I'm so glad you got it!

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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #591 on: September 19, 2013, 09:51:40 AM »
Thanks, T. It's one of the simplest and strongest designs ever.

I'm very happy I got it, not least because I know it would be a cause of regret if I hadn't. There are a few pieces like that...
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #592 on: December 04, 2013, 01:06:55 AM »
Your family is gorgeous!!!





Ps: I might be in love with you. Lol
Just kidding. If my husband was this intersted in jewelry it would be dangerous! 

You have a great eye and pick really interesting high quality items.

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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #593 on: December 04, 2013, 04:45:19 PM »
Thank you GIAGirl.

I know I owe people some photos... please bear with me. I have a new camera now.

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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #594 on: December 10, 2013, 08:35:28 AM »
OMC-I just keep coming back and to ogle your gorgeous collection!  So many fabulous pieces, like a museum collection :)
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #595 on: December 10, 2013, 09:46:34 AM »
OMC-I just keep coming back and to ogle your gorgeous collection!  So many fabulous pieces, like a museum collection :)

I was just going to say the same thing. Most of these pieces look like they came from a museum. What a collection.  :green:
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #596 on: December 10, 2013, 05:28:17 PM »
Koo tind.

Now, you see what you've done? Now you've foncused me lotatty.

Another couple of jewels...


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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #597 on: December 10, 2013, 07:25:15 PM »
Beautiful children you have there, OMC!  They've certainly grown a bit.

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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #598 on: December 10, 2013, 08:09:18 PM »
Oh wow, I cannot believe how beautiful and big they have gotten!  Definitely a prized treasure!
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Re: The coyote's den
« Reply #599 on: December 11, 2013, 06:20:52 AM »
Plant potatoes, get potatoes I always say. They're as good lookin' as their Momma and Papa. Precious family OMC...hallowed ground.

I love it.

djm