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Douce  I buy antique and modernist jewellery. I specialise in unusual and designer silver pieces. All photos are mine. Inquiries are welcome.

Gorgeous Norwegian silver gilt and enamel brooch.
This large heart is decorated with a mixture of silver scrolls, flowers, cloisonné and plique à jour enamel in red blue and white.
I also have the matching necklace.
No marks but there is no doubts about it being Norwegian.
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"My main preoccupation is with combining surface quality and form." Malcolm Appleby MBE.
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M. Appleby was appointed MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to hand engraving.
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And I think that's a wonderful reason to get an MBE!
This gorgeous large pendant by Malcolm Appleby is the proof that combining surface decoration and form creates beauty.
The pierced scrolls and flowers twist round and round to form a double spiral.
I don't know if this pendant has a name but I would call it: infinity...
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A really lovely ring by Caithness jewellery.
There is Caithness jewellery and then there is Caithness jewellery...
This one is smooth, simple and gorgeous.
The millefiori glass canes are tiny, and very very fine.
The simple design is more reminiscent of the Jensen Torun rings than the usual brutalist Caithness designs.
The ring was made in London in 1971.
I think the stones are probably made by Paul Isart.
Available now. Dm me for details.
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Wonderful jugendstil necklace by Edouard Schöpflich.
The design somehow manages to be symmetrical and awry all at the same time.
I remember seeing this necklace in a book many many years ago and my heart soaring, thinking: "oh, how I would love to find this one day!"
And there is it...!
Silver and chrysoprase and all curves... a great example of art nouveau jewellery.
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Large Victorian Scottish pendant set with moss agate and held together by a ptarmigan grouse claw.
Those grouse claws were used for good luck. The most common were brooches made out of real animal claws, set with gemstones. Very fashionable in the late 19th century, a bit gruesome nowadays.
Victorian jewellery design could be quite bizarre at times, that's what makes it so attractive and fun to collect.
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