So I braved the snow and cold air to go to an estate sale, I was about an hour late (partly from lack of motivation, partly due to a dead battery in my car). There were several tables of goodies to pick thru, lots of modern jewelry, but I got a few older and unique pieces.
Mexico Sterling Cross, Pope John Paul II Italy crucifix cross, older miraculous medal, carved mother of pearl pendant with Nativity scene on mother of pearl bead chain, two Mary medals on chain, carved mother or pearl odd earring, enamel egg fob with pocket watch inside on a gold filled watch chain, newer sphere silver tone watch pendant on a tiny rollo chain, that I believe is sterling, carved bone beads and elephant necklace.
Several pairs of earring dangles
Leather leprechaun hat with twisted rope 'switch' and a pendant that looks like a light post, other two sides are red rhinestones, this brooch has a tube clasp closure. Three mast ship with enameling, looks to be sterling filigree with gold vermeil. Signed 'Art' kitty in Christmas stocking brooch. Signed 'Weiss' green rhinestone and faux pearl brooch. Round Damascene Star brooch, also has a tube catch. Unsigned white enamel butterfly with pave rhinestones along the wings, faux pearl body and garnet eyes.
AND LOOK AT THIS!!!
Is this not the cutest little sewing tin you've ever seen? I almost overlooked it, but opened the lid and....
Ooo.....old tape measures, a tin pill bottle full of needles and a celluloid bank advertising sewing kit.
The lid even has an integrated cork for your stray pins!
There are several sewing kits, and needle books in the base.
And Thimbles!! Several advertising tin and celluloid, one sterling!
Pretty little things to cheer me up from the weather!