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Huge Vintage Real 14k Gold+big Baroque River Pearls&diamond"swan"bird Brooch~pin For Sale
*WELCOME TO MY PRIVATE MUSEUM!
FINE & UNIQUE ITEMS HAND SELECTED FOR THEIR RARITY & EXTRAORDINARY VALUE!
*offer NOW, OFTEN & AGAIN!
*ALL SOLD TO THE HIGH buyer!
PLEASE NOTE; I AM ALSO OFFERING MANY OTHERRARE ANTIQUEITEMS & MORE VERY UNIQUE, FANTASTIC & TRULY SPECIAL GENUINE ANTIQUE-ESTATE JEWELRY!
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AVINTAGE 14KTREAL GOLD, DIAMOND&BAROQUE RIVER PEARLS"SWAN" BIRD PIN ~ BROOCH!
THIS AMAZING VANDERBUILT "SWAN" BROOCH IS SUPERBLY CRAFTED IN THE 1950'S BY THE WELL KNOWN AMERICAN JEWELRY DESIGNERS "SUNLIGHT" WHO WERE FAMOUS FOR THEIR EXQUISITELY CRAFTED ANIMAL AND INSECT JEWELRY ALWAYS IN HEAVY SOLID 14KT REAL YELLOW GOLD. THIS EXTRAORDINARY AND EXTRA LARGE HEAVY 14KT YELLOW GOLD PIN WEIGHS AN ASTRONOMICAL 21.5 GRAMS (2/3 TROY OUNCE) AND MEASURES APPROXIMATELY 1&3/4 INCHES TALL BY 1&5/8 INCHES WIDE. THERE ARE 21 STUNNING HIGH LUSTER REAL FRESHWATER RARE ELONGATED BAROQUE RIVE (MISSISSIPPI OR TENNESSEE) PEARLS RANGING FROM 12+mms TO ALMOST 14mms IN LENGTH, THE SWAN'S BEAK IS BY FAR THE RAREST AS IT IS PERFECTLY FORMED WITH A SHIMMERING SMOOTH NACRE. THE HAND DETAILING TO THE GOLD WORK IS ASTONISHING AND THE SCULPTURAL FLOW IS FABULOUS. THE 100% NATURAL, UNENHANCED, FACETED, ROUND, SINGLE CUT, GENUINE DIAMOND ACCENT IS PRONG SET TO FORM THE BIRD'S EYE. EVEN THE BACK IS HAND FINISHED AND STRUCTURED PERFECTLY WITH AN EXTRA STURDY HINGE, PIN STICK AND LOCKING "C" CLASP. EVERY ASPECT IS 100% ORIGINAL WITH NOT A SINGLE IMPERFECTION, DAMAGE OR REPAIR OF ANY KIND NEEDED. PRUE VINTAGE HALF CENTURY OLD PERFECTION! THIS PHENOMENAL ANIMALIER BROOCH ~ PIN IS EXQUISITE AND BY FAR THE MOST IMPRESSIVE I HAVE OWNED IN MY MANY DECADES OF HANDLING SOME OF THE FINEST IN ANTIQUE ~ VINTAGE & ESTATE JEWELRY. IT'S WHY I WAS SO EXCITED TO ACQUIRE THIS FROM THE HEIRS OF AN ESTATE I WA HANDLING NEARLY 30 YEARS AGO OF A DIRECTOR'S WIFE RESIDING IN A TRULY MAGNIFICENT MANSION IN BEL AIR, CALIFORNIA. NEEDLESS TO SAY, THIS BROOCH REPRESENTED HER TASTE AS EVERYTHING SHE OWNED WAS MAGNIFICENT AND SURELY A ONE OF A KIND. IT'S ALL THESE IMPORTANT ASPECTS THAT EASILY PROVIDE VALIDITY TO THE GIA (GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA) GRADUATE GEMOLOGIST'S APPRAISAL WITH AN ESTIMATED RETAIL REPLACEMENT VALUE FRO INSURANCE PURPOSES ONLY OF $5,549.00. SUCH TREASURES ARE A GENUINE RARITY TODAY AND EASILY COST A FORTUNE EVEN 50+ YEARS AGO BUT EVEN RARER IS THIS SPECIAL ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE SUCH A PRECIOUS MOMENTO IN A REAL sale WITH NO HIDDEN PRICE OR SECRET AMOUNT REQUIRED TO WIN. SIMPLY PUT, HIGH buyer WINS REGARDLESS OF THE FINAL BARGAIN SELLING PRICE.JUST offer AS YOU ARE COMFORTABLE AND REMEMBER TO ADD THIS TO YOUR "WISH/WANT LIST" AND IF YOU LOVE MY JEWELRY AS MUCH AS I DO,I WOULD BE HONOREDIF YOU ADDED ME AS A "FAVORITE SELLER". I TRY AND LIST AS MANY NEW (OLD) PIECES AS MY ENERGY AND TIME ALLOWS SO THERE'S ALWAYS ALOT OF GOODIES TO ENJOY EVERY WEEK. THIS BEAUTIFUL "SWAN" BIRD BROOCH IS IN PERFECT ORIGINAL UNTOUCHED CONDITION WITH NO REPAIRS, NO DENTS ANDNODEEP OR BOTHERSOME SCRATCHES WITH EVEN THEPEARLS HAVING NO CHIP, NO CRACKS ANDNO PEELING. THIS FABULOUS PINISFULLY HALLMARKED "SUNLIGHT" FOR THE AMERICAN JEWELRY DESIGNER AND "14K" FOR THE ALL SOLID585 PURITY OF REAL 14KT YELLOW GOLD.I KNOW IT CAN BE SCARY BUYING DIAMOND & GEMSTONE JEWELRY ON THE INTERNET, ESPECIALLY ON SO I AM NOW OFFERING AN AGL APPRAISAL WITH SELECT ITEMS THAT HAVE SIGNIFICANT VALUE. I HAVE CHOSEN AN INDEPENDENT GIA GRADUATE GEMOLOGIST WHO HAS TAKEN AND COMPLETED EVERY COURSE OFFERED RELATING TO GEMS & JEWELRY. THIS APPRAISER HAS NO VESTED INTEREST IN MY JEWELRY OR BUSINESS. I ALWAYS LOVED HIGH QUALITY NATURAL GEMS WHICH ENSURES THAT THE ITEMS YOU RECEIVE FROM ME WILL SURELY EXCEED ANY EXPECTATION RELATING TO YOUR DESIRE FOR MAGNIFICENT JEWELRY. I HOPE THE APPRAISAL WILL BE USEFUL IN GUIDING YOU TO FIND THINGS THAT YOU WILL ENJOY AND CHERISH FOR DECADES & GENERATIONS TOO COME. THE APPRAISAL NOT ONLY PROVIDES ACCURATE INFORMATION FOR MAKING VALUEABLE DECISIONS FOR offerDING BUT CAN ALSO BE USED WHEN INSURING YOUR NEW PURCHASE. THE ORIGINAL APPRAISAL WILL BE INCLUDED TO THE LUCKY HIGH buyer OF THIS sale WHEN RECEIVING THIS ITEM. THIS WONDERFUL VINTAGE SIGNED "SUNLIGHT" 14KTREAL YELLOW GOLD, DIAMOND & LUSTEROUS BAROQUE RIVER PEARLS"SWAN" BIRD PIN ~ BROOCHIS ABSOLUTELY 100% ORIGINAL!IF YOU LOVE FABULOUSHIGH ENDDESIGNER JEWELRY THEN YOU WILL LOVE THIS SPECTACULAR ORIGINAL "SUNLIGHT" BAROQUE RIVER PEARLS & DIAMOND SWAN PIN! THESE SCARCELY FOUNDVINTAGE ~ ESTATE JEWELRY PIECES ARE BECOMING ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND AT ANY PRICE BUTI HAVE, AS ALWAYS, STARTED THIS WITH A VERY LOW OPENING offer MAKING ITEVER SO AFFORDABLETO ANYONE WHO ADORE THE FINEST INHIGH QUALITY DESIGNER BROOCHES. THIS IS FOR THE FIRST TIME BEING OFFERED TO ALL THE WONDERFUL COLLECTORS WHO APPRECIATE ONLY THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF ORIGINALBAROQUE RIVER PEARLS & DIAMOND SWANPINS. THIS WAS NEVER IN MY STORE INVENTORY BUT KEPT AT HOME. I AM GETTING UP THERE INAGE JUST TURNING 83 YEARS YOUNG AND HAVE CLOSED MY STORE SO NOW IT IS TIME FOR SOMEONE ELSE TO CHERISH MY PERSONAL TREASURES AND TAKE THE SAME CARE THAT ONLY A LOVER OF REAL ANTIQUES AND FINE JEWELRY CAN PROVIDE MY FAVORITE POSSESSIONS. I HOPE THIS WILL BE TREASURED AND ENJOYED FOR AS MANY YEARS ASI HAVE PRIDED HAVING THIS GORGEOUSVINTAGE SIGNED "SUNLIGHT"14KT YELLOWGOLD,DIAMOND &BIG BAROQUE RIVER PEARLS "SWAN" BIRDPIN ~ BROOCH IN MY COLLECTION. ENJOY AND HAPPY offerDING!
F.Y.I. I am a 3rd generation antiques dealer & have been in the fine antiques business for over 30 years. I have had several open stores over these years but now with rents out of the realm of reality & my age creeping up on me, I have closed the last of them & I am now concentrating all efforts to on line sales. I am very knowledgeable about all types of antiques. I do not & will not sell fakes or reproductions of anything. All my items are 100% as described & the pictures prove it! Any damage or imperfection is noted and all items are mailed with an invisible ID mark that only I know of. This will eliminate anyone trying to item switch a broken treasure with my perfect piece. If you want any other detail about an item, please ask & be certain to include your direct email address for a reply. does not allow my sending pictures thru their email service. I will try to accomodate all requests on 1st come, 1st served daily basis. I do not sell outside so do not ask. I can offer a very expensive buy it now if you must have it today! I ship 1 day a week so please be patient. Everything is very carefully packed as I love my things & want you to enjoy them in the same condition as I have. All items are sent via USPS & Insured at full value. Sorry if this costs International buyers more but these are 's rules & I will follow them to the letter. Please work out any special payment request in advance as all sales should be simply processed through PayPal unless we have made prior arrangements. Ask any & all questions before you offer as the offer is your contract to purchase. I allow 5 days for payment in full otherwise the item is sold to the next highest buyer or re-listed & I will leave appropriate response to all non paying buyers. I hope everything is very plain & simple to understand but do not be shy about asking anything should you require additional info or details. I hope you enjoy each & every item as most are from my private collection assembled over the past 30 years and never before offered for sale. Each piece is very special, of great quality, rare for its' kind and worthy of any advanced collection. Thank You, Bernice Ellen
ATTENTION ALL INTERNATIONAL buyers ~ BUYERS!
~SHIPMENTS TO COUNTRIES (DESTINATIONS)OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES~
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING IS MORE COSTLY. WE DO NOT PROFIT OR "MARK UP" SHIPPING COSTS. WE USE THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE POSTAGE PRICE CALCULATOR THROUGH PAYPAL SHIPPING TO CALCULATE THE ACTUAL PRICE FOR SHIPPING CHARGES AT USPS.COM WEBSITE. PAYPAL REQUIRES ALL INTERNATIONALLY SHIPPED ITEMS BE TRACKABLE ON-LINE. THE ONLY SHIPPING SERVICE WITH AN AFFORDABLE TRACKING OPTION THAT MEETS PAYPAL'S PRECISE REQUIREMENTS IS USPS "PRIORITY MAIL". WE DO NOT SHIP ITEMS VIA; REGISTERED MAIL, FLAT RATE MAIL, EXPRESS MAIL OR 1ST CLASS MAIL (NO EXCEPTIONS). WE PAY ANY AND ALL COSTS OF AVAILABLE INSURANCE COVERAGE OFFERED THROUGH THE UNITED STATES POST OFFICE AT THE FULL VALUE OF EVERY ITEM SOLD. INSURANCE IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR ITEMS THAT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH BY THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE'S INSURANCE REGULATIONS. PLEASE CHECK THAT VALUE COVERAGE IS AVAILABLE FOR YOUR SPECIFIC PURCHASE BY CONTACTING THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT A NUMBER OF COUNTRIES HAVE LOW VALUE LIMITS SUCH AS ENGLAND WITH A MAXIMUM INSURANCE VALUE OF $650.00 AND CANADA WITH A LIMIT OF $675.00. THESE LIMITS ARE FREQUENTLY LESS THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF AN ITEM'S ACTUAL PURCHASE PRICE OR VALUE. THUS, PLEASE DO NOT PLACE A offer FOR YOUR INTENDED PURCHASE IF THE COVERAGE LIMITS ARE LESS THAN WHAT YOU ARE offerDING FOR THE ITEM. YOU WILL NEED TO CHECK THE POSTAL SERVICE WEBSITE AT USPS.COM FOR THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT AVAILABLE TO YOUR SPECIFIC LOCATION BY VIEWING THE LIMITATIONS OF VALUE FOR MERCHANDISE SENT VIA PRIORITY INTERNATIONAL MAIL. CERTAIN COUNTRIES HAVE REGULATIONS LIMITING THE IMPORTATION OF ART, ANTIQUES AND/OR JEWELRY. PLEASE VERIFY THAT YOUR COUNTRY ALLOWS THE IMPORTATION OF THE ITEM YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PURCHASING. YOU ARE REQUESTING SHIPMENT BY US WHEN POSTING PAYMENT TO US FOR THE ITEM COST PLUS SHIPPING FEES. IT IS YOUR OBLIGATION TO DETERMINE IF THE POSTAL INSURANCE AVAILABLE APPLIES TO YOUR ITEM TYPE AND ALSO TO; USPS INTERNATIONAL PRIORITY MAIL TO YOUR LOCATION BUT IF USPS COVERAGE DOES NOT APPLY, DOES NOT COMPLY OR DOES NOT EQUAL THE ITEM'S VALUE FOR YOUR DESTINATION, YOU SHALL BE SOLEY ASSUMING ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE, THEFT, CONFISCATION, TERRORIST ACTS OR ANY PERILS/ACTS OF GOD RESULTING IN YOUR REQUESTING DELIVERY OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES. WE STRONGLY ADVISE YOU OBTAINING INDEPENDANT ADDITIONAL COVERAGE FROM A TOP RATED INSURER IF THE COVERAGE OFFERED THROUGH USPS DOES NOT CONFORM TO OR PROPERLY PROTECT YOUR ITEM'S VALUE OF PURCHASE. YOUR POSTING OF PAYMENT TO US IN FULL FOR THE PURCAHSE PRICE OF ANY ITEM SOLD BY DONAHUE ANTIQUES A.K.A. (MYPRIVATEMUSEUM) IS YOUR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, ACCEPTANCE AND AGREEMENT THAT SHALL THEREFOR CONSTITUTE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THIS AGREEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY. IMPORT DUTIES, TAXES, V.A.T. AND ANY OTHER CUSTOMS/IMPORT CHARGES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE ITEM PRICE OR SHIPPING CHARGES. ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGES OR FEES ARE THE BUYER'S RESPONSIBILITY AND TO BE PAID (IF REQUIRED) BY THE BUYER. PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR COUNTRY'S CUSTOMS OFFICE OR POSTAL CARRIER COMPANY TO DETERMINE WHAT, IF ANY, THESE ADDITIONAL COSTS WILL BE PRIOR TO offerDING. THESE CHARGES ARE NORMALLY COLLECTED BY THE DELIVERING FREIGHT (SHIPPING) COMPANY, POSTAL CARRIER, CUSTOMS OR WHEN YOU PICK THE ITEM UP AT THEIR DELIVERY LOCATION. DO NOT CONFUSE THESE ADDED COSTS FOR CUSTOMS/IMPORT FEES AS "SHIPPING" CHARGE(S) ON ANY INVOICE SENT TO YOU THROUGH OUR OR PAYPAL ACCOUNT. WE DO NOT MARK MERCHANDISE VALUES BELOW THE WINNING offer OR sale VALUE. WE CAN NOT MARK ITEMS AS "GIFTS" ~ , PAYPAL, POSTAL, UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS PROHIBIT THIS. WE ARE UNABLE TO PREDETERMINE ANY IMPORT TAXES AS THEY ARE CALCULATED BY THE FINAL VALUE WHEN THE sale CLOSES. THESE TAXES OR FEES ARE GENERALLY BASED AS A PERCENTAGE OF THE FINAL VALUE AND VARY FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY. IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING OR THE LIMITATIONS OF COVERAGE, PLEASE CONTACT US ATLEAST 1 DAY PRIOR TO offerDING. THANK YOU, DONAHUE ANTIQUES~ENTIRE AGREEMENT.
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Huge Vintage Real 14k Gold+big Baroque River Pearls&diamond"swan"bird Brooch~pin: $595