Bagpiper Charm VINTAGE
A Scottish bagpiper charm with colourful 'tartan' enamelling. The earliest reference to this instrument in Scotland dates back to the 15th Century, but it is believed that its popular melodies may have sounded across the Highland in Scotland as early as the 6th Century. This miniature man playing the 'pipes, however, was made around 1960! It is in nice condition for its age, with only minimal wear to the enamel (please see photos).
Metal No marks but tested as silver.
Size 22mm height.
Structure 3 Dimensional, solid.
April Taurus Zodiac Charm ANTIQUE
A rare and unusual astrology themed charm, made circa 1910. Inscribed 'APRIL' with a Taurus bull set into a backing of what seems to be either horn or tortoiseshell The...
Art Deco Egyptian Black Cat Charm VINTAGE
A charm miniature of the Gayer-Anderson cat statue. Discovered in Egypt, the small Bastet sculpture dates to around 600BC and is now on display in the British Museum. Age 1920s-30s. Condition Good, there is a...
Arum Lily Heart Charm VINTAGE
A puffed heart with calla lily design in relief. Marked STERLING, it is in very good condition.Age 1940sMetal Sterling silver.Size 15mm height; 14mm width.Structure Puffy, i.e. hollow inside.
Basket Charm by REU VINTAGE
A beautifully detailed shopping basket charm made by German company REU, circa 1940s. Sterling silver. 18mm height, including handle but not including rings; 23mm length; 15mm width.