Posts tagged “Silver”

JUL
08
2015

Swastika Silver Spoons

By mwilcox

Nazispoons

Wellner is a well known company which was a favorite maker of silverware for Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goring and other leaders of the Nazi movement. Pieces made for the use of high ranking Nazi's were monogrammed, eg. pieces meant for use by Adolf...

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JUN
08
2015

Damascene

By mwilcox

Dama2

These cigarette cases are examples of Japanese "Damascene", a form of design inlaying precious metals such as silver and gold on iron. In Japan, damascene was frequently used to decorate the hilts of weapons. It achieved great popularity in Kyoto...

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MAY
22
2014

Silver Eagle Sculpture

By mwilcox

Silvereagle

This piece is by the artist, Arnaldo Giannelli, (Italian, born 1907) was a master sculptor, primarily working in stone. Giannelli graduated from the Royal School of Art and in 1944 opened his own studio, much of his work was for the allied...

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DEC
10
2013

Arnaldo Giannelli Sculptures

By mwilcox

Silverowl

The artist that created this silver Owl is Arnaldo Giannelli, ( Italian , born 1907) a master sculpture, primarily working in stone. Giannelli graduated from the Royal School of Art and in 1944 opened his own studio, much of his work was for the...

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JUN
10
2013

All That Glitters is Not Gold

By admin

Goldpocketwatch


Anytime the value of gold bullion climbs it causes people to root through old jewel boxes, drawers and booxes in the attic for "Grand-Dad's Gold Pocket Watch. As a result of this sudden recollection of treasure, Appraisers and Dealers often face...

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MAY
14
2013

MERCURY GLASS - SOME OF THE WORLD'S FIRST ART GLASS

By admin

May 14, 2013

Mercuryglass

Mercury glass, also called silvered glass, is blown glass with a double wall. The space between the two walls is filled with a liquid silvering solution, and then the opening is sealed. Sealing methods included the use of metal discs...

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