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arsenicinshell: “ Rare and beautiful sewing kit. The carved shell lid mounted cabinet and engraved gilt engraved inside and blue silk. It contains 8 pieces, crystal, pearl and vermeil.

Genoese medicine chest, 1562-1566.

medicine chest, Vincenzo Giustiniani, the last Genoese governor of the Island of Chios in the eastern Aegean Sea, in the On a box from the middle drawer is painted the symbol of Chios - a black eagle above a three-towered castle. The chest contains

Masriera y Carreras. Pulsera. C. 1900. Oro con decoración en relieve y esmaltes "basse-taille". s.l. | JV

Art nouveau Masriera y Carreras. Oro con decoración en relieve y esmaltes "basse-taille".

∴ 1894 bright cut sterling silver scent perfume bottle

∴ 1894 bright cut sterling silver scent perfume bottle if you found this and it was sterling then

Antique Mother of Pearl Brass Sewing Kit  #MYVIBEMYPEARL

Antique French Mother of Pearl Shell Etui with Sewing Tools, Scissors, Thimble +

Antique French Mother of Pearl Shell Etui with Sewing Tools, Scissors, Thimble sewing kits remind me of the sweetness of growing up with my Granny close by!

Bergkristallanhänger Wikinger Gotland Lilla Rone heute in Nationalmuseum Stockholm

Viking pendant with rock crystal sphere - Silver-mounted rock-crystal sphere influenced by Slavic tradition. From the Lilla Rone hoard discovered at Gotland.- - Rights Managed - Stockfoto - Corbis:

"After six months held by the Nazis in a prisoner of war camp, Major Alexis Casdagli was handed a piece of canvas by a fellow inmate. Pinching red and blue thread from a disintegrating pullover belonging to an elderly Cretan general, Casdagli passed the long hours in captivity by painstakingly creating a sampler in cross-stitch. Around decorative swastikas and a banal inscription saying he completed his work in December 1941, the British officer stitched a border of irregular dots and…

Nazis, needlework and my dad

A Victorian-era lachrymosa, also called lachrymatory, tear catchers, or tear vials. Sometimes worn on a necklace, sometimes merely held, they were used the gather the tears wept by mourners at funerals. One type of lachrymosa had a special top which allowed the tears to evaporate (signifying the time to stop mourning), others had a sealed top to allow the tears to last for a year, at which point they would be poured on the grave of the person whom the tears were wept for.

Lacrymal - C. Etched Glass Tear Catcher Antique glass tear catcher or scent bottle. In Victorian times (the mid glass vials were used by mourners to collect their tears for the first year after the death of a loved one.

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