Snake jewelry was made popular by Queen Victoria when she received an emerald studded snake from her beloved Prince Albert as an engagement ring. This 18K yellow gold snake brooch is decorated with emeralds and has ruby eyes. C1860. Condition: excellent Height: 1.15 inches Width: 1.85 inches
Beautiful Portuguese marquis shaped ring set with clear pastes in silver and 18K yellow gold. $ 2400, c. 1800, size 7.25. Condition: excellent Height: 7.25 inches
Bold Victorian cut steel cuff bracelet is an unusual and amazing example of the popular cut steel jewelry of the Victorian era. Cut steel was developed as a substitute for diamonds when the royalty and wealthy traveled to the seasons in Bath and London. The bracelet measures 1 1/2" wide, its interior measures 2 3/4" by 2 1/8".
Beautiful Portuguese marquis shaped ring set with clear black dot pastes in 18K yellow gold and silver. It is an excellent example of Portuguese jewelry of the late 18th century. The ring dates to c. 1800. It is a size 7.25 and can be resized up or down.
Georgian cut steel cuff bracelet dating to c.1800. Cut steel jewelry is made of tiny steel studs mounted into a base plate. It originated in the village of Woodstock in Oxfordshire. The studs were faceted to reflect light and give off a brilliance like that of diamonds. This bracelet measures 1 1/2" wide by 6 1/4" long.
Georgian agate bracelet of various colors and patterns makes a wonderful and wearable piece of jewelry. Turn it around and have a different view to suit your attire. The agates are set in gold and the bracelet measures 6 1/4" long. Each agate measures 1" wide by 1 1/2" high.
Bold Victorian buckle ring set with two diamonds and hallmarked Birmingham 1899. The clean and simple design of the ring makes is wearable for women or men and can be shared. Buckle rings were popular in the Victorian era as the symbol for the Order of the Garter which the Queen wore on her arm. This ring is a size 10 1/2 and measures 3/8" at its widest.
Lovely and unusual color amethyst paste 15k poissard "fishwife" hoop earrings, aptly named for the wives of fisherman who used to sell them at market while their husbands were at sea- aka- "fishwives". The amethyst forms a floral cluster with a single white paste gemstone in the center. The earrings enter from the back of the earlobe and hook securely in the front.
Coalport porcelain sauce tureens with undertrays, "King" pattern, circa 1810,
Condition: excellent Height: 6.5 inches Width: 7 inches
Lovely pique pansy pendant can be worn with a gold or silver chain. Pique, tortoiseshell inlaid with gold and silver, was developed in France and became popular in England in the late 19th century.
Lovely Georgian emerald ring in a basket setting flanked by four diamonds set in 18K gold and silver, size 10. C. 1800, Condition: excellent Height: 10 inches
Blue Willow pattern scent bottle with silver gilt cap by Sampson Mordan. The silver is marked with the year mark for 1885. This scent is a large size measuring 2 1/4" in diameter. A wonderful addition to a scent collection or a collection of blue
Unusual paste earrings with three curved lines of paste gemstones dripping from a central paste cluster. Paste earrings rose in popularity in 18th century France when improvements in domestic candlelight made the appeal of such glittering gemstones soar.Paste is a type of leaded glass which was first created in the 1600's, but only in the 1700's did it achieve a level of perfection, and it was in the Georgian era that the most beautiful paste jewelry was created. Paste was popular in France and ...
Great five stone ring set with three sapphires and two diamonds in 18K yellow gold. $ 2750, c. 1880, size 6.25. Condition: excellent Height: 6.25 inches
This Victorian, 9K yellow gold snake link ladies watch chain is quite thick and has a wonderfully sensuous feel to it. Wear it with a watch, a magnifier or even a large locket. Condition: Excellent
Georgian five stone ruby ring set in 18K yellow gold. $ 2860, C. 1830s, Size 5 1/2. Condition: excellent Height: 5.5 inches
This 15K gold and Scottish agate bracelet has a padlock with a hair locket. It dates to 1870. length is 7".
Condition: excellent Height: 7 inches
Delightful Edwardian bangle bracelet of platinum and 15K gold entwined around each other. Perhaps it was a lover's gift symbolizing the intertwining of two souls. The bracelet's interior measures 2 1/8" wide. Comfortable to wear day or night.