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Silver ear bob

Silver ear bob

Single suspended silver bob on a silver wire coil.

Eyeglass Frame

Eyeglass Frame

Iron (steel) eyeglass frame of a type popular from 1730 to 1820 (Fleishman 20...

1772 Spanish 1 real coin with perforation

1772 Spanish 1 real c...

This is a one real Charles III milled portrait coin. The back side of the coi...

Glass bead

Glass bead

The coloration in this drawn bead was created when additional layers were app...


Glass bead

Glass bead

The shape of this turquoise hollow cane bead was modified into facets by grin...

Half Spanish 8 real coin

Half Spanish 8 real coin

This Spanish silver coin was cut in half, making a 4 real coin. It has a port...

Glass bead

Glass bead

This is a very small, opaque, black bead made using the hollow cane technique.

US Half Dollar coin

US Half Dollar coin

This is a half dollar that has been cut to form a "bit," piece. In colonial A...


Glass bead

Glass bead

This light cherry rose bead fragment is an example of a wire-wound bead. This...

Jewelry items

Jewelry items

Images A-D are the center medallions from several pendants of varying sizes t...

Mouth Harps

Mouth Harps

Mazrim (2007:237-238) reports that, the name for jews harps is said to have c...

Spanish Charles III pistareen, silver coin (1776, 2 Real)

Spanish Charles III p...

This whole silver coin is known as a head pistareen. Pistareens were minted i...


Dice and marble

Dice and marble

Three dice were found below the tavern in Lot 35. Die A is included in the D...

Piece of eight

Piece of eight

" Finding Spanish coins on early American archeological sites is fairly commo...

Glass bead

Glass bead

The second manufacturing technique used in the creation of hand-made glass be...