Pendants and brooches by Scottish jeweler James Cromar Watt. Arts and Crafts movement. Living from 1862 to 1940, he also engaged in secret government work during World War I.

Pendant. ca. 1905.
Pendant. ca. 1905. Gold, enamel and opal. Signed “JCW” on the back. Image © 2019 Jewelry Amazing. Fair use license. via http://www.jewelryamazing.com/vintage-jewelry/james-cromar-watt-1862-1940-arts-crafts-pendant-gold-enamel-opal-h-8-cm-3-15-in-w-3-cm-1-18-in-marks-signed-verso-jcw-monogr
Pendant. ca. 1900. Gold and foiled enamel set with a cabochon garnet and pearls.
Pendant. ca. 1900. Gold and foiled enamel set with a cabochon garnet and pearls. Image © Joseph Bonnar Jewellers. Fair use license. via http://www.josephbonnar.com/necklaceprorss736.html
Pendant. ca. 1900.
Pendant. ca. 1900. Gold, cabochon chrysoprase, foiled enameling and a blister pearl drop. Image © 2016 Nouveau Deco Arts. Fair use license. via http://www.nouveaudecoarts.com/Jewellery/Arts-Crafts-Pendant-From-James-Cromar-Watt.Html
Brooch. No date.
Brooch. No date. Cabochon central moonstoone and cabochon garnets with a wreath of vine leaves and grapes in foiled enamel. Image © Wartski, Ltd. London. Fair use license. via http://www.wartski.com/collection/a-jewelled-and-enamelled-brooch-by-james-cromar-watt-1862-1940/
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Diadems fit for the fairy princess of your dreams. Art Nouveau. René Lalique. Various collections.

Diadem in the form of a free-standing cockerel’s head. Displayed at the Paris World Exhibition in 1900.
Diadem in the form of a free-standing cockerel’s head. Displayed at the Paris World Exhibition in 1900. Gold, blue and green enamel with a cut amethyst in its beak. Comb made from horn. ca. 1900. French. Image ©2019 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Fair use license. via https://gulbenkian.pt/museu/en/works_museu/cockerel-diadem/
"Lilies" diadem designed for a  production of  “La Princesse Lointaine.” c. 1895.
“Lilies” diadem designed for a production of “La Princesse Lointaine.” c. 1895. Pearl encrusted with semi-precious stones. Alphonse Mucha, designer. Created by Lalique. Commissioned by Sarah Bernhardt. Image © The Japan Times Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2015/08/04/arts/art-nouveaus-jewels-crown/#.XSzZ0-hKhTs

Lockets by Paris jeweler and goldsmith Alexis Falize. Living from 1811 to 1898 he designed brooches and bracelets too but I like the lockets best.

Japanese influenced peony design pendant locket. ca. 1869.
Japanese influenced peony design pendant locket. ca. 1869. Gold and cloisonné enamel. Designed and mounted by Alexis Falize. Enamel work by Antoine Tard. Image © Wartski, London. Fair use license. via http://www.wartski.com/collection/locket-alexis-falize-c-1869-2/
Pendant locket showing a crane about to land on reeds.
Pendant locket showing a crane about to land on reeds. ca. 1875-1880. Gold and cloisonné enamel. Signed with the poinçon jointly registered by Alexis and Lucien Falize in 1875. Image © Wartski, London. Fair use license. via https://intotemptation.wordpress.com/2018/03/04/jewel-of-the-day-alexis-falize-enamel-pendant-locket/
Pendant locket. 1868-1870.
Pendant locket. 1868-1870. Gold and cloisonné enamel. Alexis Falize, designer. Enamel work by Antoine Tard. Image © Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland. Fair use license. via http://www.clevelandart.org/art/1979.11

1920’s vanity cases to keep face powder and rouge in. So much more fun than the plastic things in Target.

Vanity and cigarette case. 1920.
Vanity and cigarette case. 1920. Gold, platinum, enamel, diamond, cabochon chrysoprases, amber, and mirrored plate glass. Private collection. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum. Fair use license. via https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/420577337/
"Pompeian" vanity case. One of the first compacts ever marketed. 1920's.
“Pompeian” vanity case. One of the first compacts ever marketed. 1920-1922. American. Gold-tone. E Loesser Mills Company, maker. Case probably designed by William Kendall. Image courtesy Lake Girl Vintage Image © 1998-2019 Ruby Lane, Inc. Fair use license. via https://www.rubylane.com/item/700271-lgv5499/Pompeian-Vanity-Case-1920-Vintage-Compact
Sarcophagus form Egyptian Revival vanity case with bone lid. 1925..
Sarcophagus form Egyptian Revival vanity case with bone lid. 1925. Gold, platinum, bone, enamel, emerald, sapphire, diamond and onyx. Made for American Florence Blumenthal. Cartier, Paris maker. Lent by the Cartier Collection. Image © Cooper Hewitt Museum. Fair use license. via https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/1024497181/

More Renaissance jewelry from Duchess Anna of Bavaria’s 1552 Jewel Book. Would look exquisite with a dark green velvet frock. Artwork by Munich court painter Hans Müelich.

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Art Nouveau swans. One with storks that snuck in somehow. Mostly jewelry, but not all.

Nurses belt buckle.
Nurses belt buckle with storks. 1901. Hallmarked solid silver. C. E. Williams, Birmingham, England, maker. Image © Antiques Atlas, 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.antiques-atlas.com/antique/maternity_1901_art_nouveau_silver_nurses_buckle/as252a1191
Swan brooch. ca. 1880.
Swan brooch. ca. 1880. French. Yellow gold, silver, rose-cut diamond and enamel. Maker not known. Image © 1999-2019 Adin Antique Jewelry. Fair use license. via https://www.antiquejewel.com/en/2ndpage.asp?dtn=11054-0021&titel=Late%20Victorian,%20early%20Art%20Nouveau%20French%20brooch%20enameled%20swan%20on%20diamond%20lake
Swan and Rush and Iris wallpaper. 1875.
Swan and Rush and Iris wallpaper. Design for a dado wallpaper. 1875. English. Walter Crane, designer (1845-1915). Gouache and watercolor on paper. Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Swan_and_Rush_and_Iris_wallpaper_Walter_Crane.jpg
Peking egg. 1908-1917.
Peking egg. 1908-1917. Made in Moscow, Russia. Silver decorated with cloisonné enamel. Gregory Sbitnev, maker. Image © Museo Art Nouveau y Art Déco Casa Lis. Photo credit: Imagen M.A.S. Fair use license. via https://artsandculture.google.com/asset/peking-egg/rAExyU_52-UUMA

Jewels that glow and gleam from the pages of Duchess Anna of Bavaria’s Jewel Book. Almost as much fun as having them be part of your trousseau. Munich court painter Hans Müelich, artist. 1552.

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