These diamond-shaped amber beads are over 100 years old and are found in Mauritania and Niger. They are an imitation (like Bakelite) amber made in Germany from plant resin. Hole is approximately 1.5-2mm and has a decorative hole through the center,
Meyle & Mayer. An Art Nouveau silver brooch. Arts and Crafts An Art Nouveau, gilded silver, enamel and plique-a-jour brooch with pearl drops. German. Circa 1900. Marks for Meyle & Mayer, ‘DEPOSE’ and ‘900’
Large tekke turkoman beads. Seven large Tekke Turkoman Beads threaded as a necklace with original felt spacers (these have been bound with button hole stitch, one missing.) Partial fire gilt silver with dark oxidation on the exposed silver. Recently re threaded onto cord. Mid to Late 20th Century. Posted by Cam Knuckey.