silver needle case and crochet hook - Italy
this is a two pieces Art Nouveau silver sewing set made in Italy at the beginning of 20th century.
The set consists of:
1) needle case
2) crochet hook with silver handle.
Both have repoussť motifs and 800 hallmark (800/1000 purity degree for Continental silver).
The needle case is 3 in. (cm. 7,5) and the crochet hook is 5 1/2 in. (cm. 15) wide. The set was bought from an Italian dealer at an Antique Fair.
These items are not for sale, but most of my pieces were bought through the Internet. On the right bar of this page there are some links to silver and antique dealers websites