"Hi Vicki, Thanks for your reply. When I bought this chain mesh purse it was black & I couldn't wait to clean it up(very gently of course). Even when it was dirty(patina) I loved it, the fact that it had diamonds made it more special. I…"
"Hi Shelly, I believe your hand bag is from the Art Deco era, and perhaps a bit later. It's hard to tell from pics. That would be 1920's - 1930's. But, I have found similar bags, still with the very Art Deco geometric patterns as late…"
Hi, I was wondering if anyone may know the year this sterling silver purse was made. It has the butterfly hallmark inside the frame. The black on the frame may be enamel or black onyx. It has 13 real diamonds on the frame(it has been tested). Bek was from Germany and had his items sold in New York & Canada. I bought this last month at an estate auction for $60.00 Cdn. There were other German items at the auction such as hats which had the swastika symbol inside the hats printed on silk…See More
I collect vintage jewelry, clothes, shoes, hats & purses. I also wear my vintage finds with passion. People often stop & talk to me about the past when things were classy & stylish. I also collect vintage radio's. My main love is Elvis Presley, need I say more.......
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