Carved Jet spears from a Victorian silk shawl I found in Northern England many years ago. Jet faceted beads about same era, late 19th - early 20th century. Brass pieces antique of Middle Eastern origin.
With antique Venetian Foil Under Glass Beads, Swarovski Crystal and 9ct. gold chain.
This piece exhibited SOFA Chicago 2003. Part of Three Kings Series. African Brass Beads, Crown is Millifiorie pipe end, Czechoslavakian Dress Clip, Butter Amber, Cherry Amber,Venetian Glass and other vintage beads.
Hmong Silver Cylindrical Bead, Iranian Jet Beads ( geometric shapes ), Whitby Jet, Butter Amber, Garnets.
Carved bone Flower beads c.1940's with Butter Amber, Swarovski crystal, Freshwater Pearls and 9ct. gold chain.