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1 Same DuJay, different lighting...
2 Du Jay fabulous enamel floral basket with fruit salad stones, multi-colored glass balls, tiny rhinestones, ruby-colored, channel set base.
3 Du Jay floral basket with rock crystal base and sapphire channel set stones.
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4 Reja Gardenesque series showing the variety of pins that were available. There are others that I haven't managed to collect, including a willow tree. Earrings are very hard to find. The pieces came in sterling without the goldwash or goldwashed. The pins and earrings in the bottom row may not be from Gardenesque, but have similar vases.
5 Gardenesque vase, 1947 in black enamel.
6 Gardenesque vase, 1947 in cream enamel.
7 Gardenesque vase, 1947 with an oriental feel.
8 Gardenesque vase, 1947 in silver with enameled flowers.
9 Deja flower basket.
10 Floral micro-mosaic with the surround and pin in back are in gold. At least 14K, but it may be higher karat weight. It is a very old micromosaic in extremely good condition, with no missing tesserae.
The blue glass was used in earlier micromosaics than the black, and I would estimate the age of this piece to be over 150 years old.
Check the bluebells on the top. They are tulip shaped millefiore with lighter and darker blues and yellow insides. The flowers that look white aren't. They are millefiore and two different types. One has a blue center, and the outer rims of the millefiore petals are white, but the interior is increasingly dark gray, till you come to a center dot that is.... blue? Hard to tell, it is so tiny. The other "white" flower has a yellow center, white on the outside of the millefiore petals, and then millefiore of light blue, then a STRIPE of darker blue in the center of the petal. T...
11 Kreisler flower basket pin, with green pressed glass flower, pave rhinestones and pink and yellow gold metal. Signed Kreisler in the tiniest letters on the pin stem.
12 Mazer fruit salad basket.
13 Mexican sterling and enamel basket. signed JF (or FJ).
14 Stanley Hagler pearl, rose montee and gilt metal basket.
15 French gilt metal and glass trembler basket, with birds and flowers.