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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349077 (stock #SR4632)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,280.00
Floral rondelles, the five central ones with tassels, comprise this lovely cut steel necklace. Multi-faceted cut steel jewelry was popular during the 18th and mid 19th century. The jewelry sparkled in candlelight and was used as a substitute for diamonds. The necklace measures 15 1/2" long and 1 3/4" at its widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349075 (stock #SR4631)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$7,000.00
Unique gilt metal collar is stunning worn day or nite. Seldom do we find Victorian jewelry in its original form clearly marked with its date of manufacture. This collar has a distinct registry mark indicating it was made May 28, 1875.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1349072 (stock #SR4630)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$7,000.00
Antique Pinchbeck necklace with a barrel clasp set with turquoise stones. Pinchbeck, an alloy of copper and zinc, was invented in the early 18th century by Christopher Pinchbeck. It has the appearance of gold and does not tarnish. These qualities were so good that goldsmiths of that day tried to prevent it from being used for jewelry. Lucky for us, they failed.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349071 (stock #SR4629)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,400.00
Victorian gilt metal collar is beautiful, flattering and wearable for any occasion
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349068 (stock #SR4628)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$4,000.00
Floral rondelles, the five central ones with tassels, comprise this lovely cut steel necklace. Multi-faceted cut steel jewelry was popular during the 18th and mid 19th century. The jewelry sparkled in candlelight and was used as a substitute for diamonds. The necklace measures 15 1/2" long and 1 3/4" at its widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1349067 (stock #SR4627)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$725.00
Wonderful to wear as a pendant this retractable pencil slides into an enameled gilded mummy. In the 1870s-1880s, the Egyptian Revival styles were in vogue as archaeological digs discovered ancient tombs that brought to light rare finds. Their motifs were incorporated into jewelry, objects, furniture, glass and pottery.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1349063 (stock #SR4626)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,200.00
Elegant 9K gold quizzing glass set with almandine garnets. These magnifiers were worn by both men and women in the Georgian period. This piece is unusual in that it is set with gemstones.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349062 (stock #SR4625)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,150.00
Elegant gold plated snake necklace will grace your neckline with its supple beauty. Snake jewelry became popular when Queen Victoria received a snake ring for her engagement to Prince Albert
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1349059 (stock #SR4624)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$14,000.00
Amazing "Queen Anne" amethyst paste necklace and earrings set in gilt metal. This style of jewelry was misnamed for Queen Anne, who reigned from 1695 to 1714, as it was made in the mid 18th century. The vivid purple paste stones used are faceted as rose cuts. The earrings have back to front fittings and fit close to the earlobe. The necklace is fastened with a ribbon.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1349058 (stock #SR4623)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$950.00
Georgian pinchbeck quizzing glass chased with roses,shamrocks and thistles, the symbols for Great Britain. Also called quizzers, these decorative magnifiers were worn on long chains by both men and women. It is crafted of pinchbeck, an alloy named for Christopher Pinchbeck who formulated it in the early 18th century. Made of copper and zinc it looks like gold and does not tarnish. It measures 2 1/8" long and is 1 5/8" at its widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1349046 (stock #SR4616)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$6,860.00
Fabulous Georgian Pinchbeck muff chain with a hand clasp set with colored paste stones. Christopher Pinchbeck developed an alloy of copper and zinc in 1720 that had the look of real gold and did not tarnish. The jewelry made with this alloy survives today giving us the enjoyment of its beauty. A muff chain is a long chain worn around the neck fastened to ladies muffs. This chain measures 49" long by 1/4" wide.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Pre 2000 item #1347755 (stock #SR4622)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$925.00
Smart and tailored gutta percha necklace or collar, tie it on and walk away. Gutta percha is a black or brown hard rubber like material made from the sap of a Malayan tree. In the late Victorian period it was molded in various forms to make jewelry. This necklace measures 13" long by 1 1/4" at its widest
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1347751 (stock #SR4621)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$12,280.00
Rare Georgian 18K muff chain with engraved links and a clasp in the form of a hand wearing an emerald ring. Muff chains like this one were measured and made order to insure that the muff hung at the right length. This one measures 46" long and can be doubled or tripled around the neck.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347748 (stock #SR4620)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,450.00
Victorian silver and three color gold locket with a raised floral and foliate design. Wonderful to wear on a chain, either short or long as shown here. The locket measures 1 3/4" high by 1 3/8" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347747 (stock #SR4619)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,575.00
Handsome Victorian 15K gold fob set with a chalcedony stone engraved with the initials "FDD" and the words "Charity Never Faileth". Perfect to add to a charm bracelet, wear as a pendant or add to a watch chain. The fob measures 1" wide by 7/8" deep by 1 1/4" high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1347745 (stock #SR4618)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,200.00
Porcelain hound head whistle made by Royal Worcester. This sweet faced dog may be worn as a pendant on a chain or just kept as a pet. The hound measures 1 3/8" wide by by 1 1/8" deep by 7/8" high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1347744 (stock #SR4617)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$4,900.00
Elegant Victorian cut steel necklace was worn in lieu of diamonds in an era where sparkling jewelry was in vogue. Cut steel was multifaceted by hand to glimmer in candlelight. This necklace measures 16 1/2" long by 3" at its widest
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1347743 (stock #SR4616)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$6,860.00
Fabulous Georgian Pinchbeck muff chain with a hand clasp set with colored paste stones. Christopher Pinchbeck developed an alloy of copper and zinc in 1720 that had the look of real gold and did not tarnish. The jewelry made with this alloy survives today giving us the enjoyment of its beauty. A muff chain is a long chain worn around the neck fastened to ladies muffs. This chain measures 49" long by 1/4" wide.