Mexican Silver Christmas Ornament in the shape of a Pomander M492

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This hinged globe-shaped silver box, in a design of repoussé silver contrived to look like the leaves and stems of the painted metal and pearl flowerets that stud its surface, resembles nothing so much as a pomander. In its fitted red velvet box it summons up also the memories of the old traditional paper ribbon ...

Mexican Silver and Obsidian Brooch M468

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Extremely handsome silver setting of an obsidian stone with elegant white striations. Brooch measures 4 x 3 3/4. Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock. It possesses the property of presenting a different appearance according to the manner in which it is cut: when cut in one direction it is jet ...