Alas, I no longer have this ring. Oh well, sometimes you gotta cull the herd. Anyway, it was designed in Germany for the upscale Canadian jewellery retailers Birks. I hope you are in… Continue reading
Pewter was a favorite material of the mid-century craftsperson. And why not? It doesn’t tarnish, it’s inexpensive and it’s easy to work with. Scandinavian countries also had a long tradition of working with… Continue reading
I got this pendant in an auction lot last year. I don’t know its provenance. It isn’t signed so the artist is unknown. The cabochon is glass. It’s just a very cool necklace.
I found this necklace a while back. It is unsigned, but has a very Larin-esque look to it. Here are some of signed Robert Larin pieces I have owned for comparison purposes:
About a month ago, I spotted this David-Andersen fish brooch at Gadabout. I didn’t buy it then because it cost more than my usual $36 limit. But I kept thinking about it. I… Continue reading
In keeping with this week’s Egyptian theme, here is a 1970s-era Mexican sterling Torc or torque necklace with an Eye of Horus pendant.
One of the best things about Toronto are boxes filled with junk that are left on the sidewalks, the word “free” hastily scrawled on one of the flaps. I always stop to explore… Continue reading