This spirit flask is in the form of a cucumber. It is pearlware and dates to 1840.
Condition: excellent Height: 7 inches
These pinchbeck fob/seals are all miniature in size and have various names engraved in the stones. We have Emily, Fanny, Clara, Maryann, Mary, Margaret, Shirley, and Harriet. They date to 1850. They are great on a bracelet. each.
Condition: excellent Height: 0.75 inch
This is a bold, colorful "japan" pattern porcelain dinner plate made by Ashworth, circa 1880.
Condition: excellent Height: 10 inches
The snake is a symbol of eternal love and this well articulated lava snake holds a dangling heart, c. 1850. Condition: excellent Height: 2 inches
STIEFF Chrysanthemum sterling silver place knive, silver plated blunt blades on each. Price each. Four available. Ca 1900
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
A beautiful brooch with a well defined and colorful butterfly decoration of inlaid hardstones. Circa 1860, $ 1460, 1 1/4" x 1 5/8". Condition: excellent Height: 1.25 inches Width: 1.5 inches
Queen Victoria popularized the buckle ring as a symbol of eternal love and friendship. She wore many. This buckle ring is engraved 18K with hidden hair behind a grill, c1860, size 9 1/4. Condition: excellent Height: 9.25 inches
This cigar cutter depicts a lady dancing, c1880.
This English gentleman with a tall hat is in fact a bottle. The glaze is known as "Rockingham" or "Treacle". Ca 1880
This Prattware plate with fruit decoration is marked M.W.&Co. It dates to 1860.
Condition: excellent Height: 8.5 inches
This snuff box in the form of a shoe, c1860, is mahogany.
This beautiful 15K yellow gold and agate bracelet has beautifully mottled, graduated stones and dates to 1840. 7" long, $ 3125. Condition: excellent Height: 7 inches
Hair jewelry was given as a token of love. The hair was woven or braided and set into the chosen piece of jewelry. Condition is all important when buying hair jewelry. This ring, size 8 1/2, circa 1850, set in 14K yellow gold is perfect and is priced
We have a large inventory of these Victorian Name Brooches. Ask us if we have your name. Most are sterling, some are jet.
Condition: excellent Height: 2 inches
This putty colored oval lava cameo brooch is set in silver gilt. Condition: excellent
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
A signet ring of hair and 9 K gold, engraved with "EP" and hallmarked 1848. Size 7.
This Lava brooch, set in a 12K gold bezel is an unusual color, dark green, c. 1880, 1 3/8" x 1 5/8", $ 1465. Condition: excellent Height: 1.5 inches Width: 1.25 inches
Early English Victorian 15K gold drop earrings in a torpedo shape will hang gracefully over a suit or gown, day or night. They measure almost 2" long. circa 1860
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 early Victorian gold and silver eternity band set with garnets and pearls. The interior is engraved with the owners name, Rosine Bennet. The ring is a size 8 and measures 3/16 in width.
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
Delightful Victorian "imari" pattern scent bottle with a gilded silver cap which is stamped with the hallmarks for London 1888. The bottle is 2" wide, 2 3/8" hight and 1/2" deep.
Royal Worcester porcelain scent bottle decorated in the style of Japanese Satsuma. The design features a Geisha and a fish on one side and a lady with a fan on the other. The silver CAP is stamped with the hallmarks for Birmingham, England, 1891. The pieces measures: 2 1/4" high by 1 7/8" wide by 1/2" deep.
Unusual Victorian porcelain scent bottle in the shape of a clam shell. The silver lid is stamped with the hallmarks of Sanders and Shepherd and the date letter for 1889. The bottle is 2" high by 1 1/2" wide and 1 1/4" at its deepest.
Brilliant early Victorian deep cobalt blue Vauxhall glass oval earrings. Vauxhall glass jewelry was made from mirrored glass at the Vauxhall Glassworks in London from the 1700's through the mid 1800's and sold at the nearby Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens. They were known for their intense colors and reflective mirror-like glass. These earrings measure 1" long by 1/2" at their widest.
Elegant early Victorian Vauxhall Glass leaf form earrings. The clear mirrored glass will glitter and glimmer with every step you take whether on the dance floor or parading down the street on a sunny day. The earrings measure 2 1/4" long by 3/4" at their widest.
Dramatic Victorian pinchbeck top and drop earrings also called day/night earrings. The drops can easily be removed and the tops worn alone. Then the drops can be return for an evenings night on the town. Pinchbeck is an alloy developed by Christopher Pinchbeck in the 18th century. It is a form of brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, mixed in proportions so that it closely resembles gold in appearance. It never tarnishes. In its time it was worn by women when they traveled so as not to put their p...
Striking Victorian banded agate earrings set in 15K gold. The brown and black tones make them wearable with any color. The earrings measure 1" in diameter and date to 1890.
Bold Victorian pique hoop earrings of tortoiseshell inlaid with gold. The technique for making pique was brought to England by the Huguenots when they were expelled from France in the late 17th Century. Pique jewelry blossomed in the late 1800's.
Exquisite Victorian silver bangle bracelet enhanced with a raised floral motif in two color gold. This unusual and striking cuff can be worn alone or joined with other gold or silver bangles. The bracelet measures 1 1/2" wide and its interior measurements are 1 15/16 by 2 1/4. It has hallmarks for Birmingham 1885.
Striking silver Victorian bangle with a bold buckle motif. Sure to cause admiring glances when worn day or night. The bracelet measures 1 5/8" at its widest and its interior measurements are 2" by 2 5/16". It has full hallmarks for Birmingham, England 1884.
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".
Lovely silver and gold bangle bracelet with a flower in vase motif. This boldly designed bracelet is engraved with an embossed background design of squares with a leaf motif. The bracelet measures 1 1/2" wide, the interior measurements are 1 7/8" by 2". An unusual and unique piece.
Victorian buckle bracelet beautifully engraved with clover leaves and a geometric design. The bracelet is stamped "Sterling". Buckle bracelets became very popular when Queen Victoria wore the Order of the Garter on her arm. The bracelet measures 1 3/16" wide. The interior dimensions are 1 7/8" wide by 2 1/8" long.
Charming Victorian silver and two-color gold cuff bracelet decorated with rose gold flowers and yellow gold leaves and marked "Sterling Silver" on the clasp. Wonderful to wear alone or combine with other bangles. The bracelet measures 1" wide and its interior measurements are 2" by 2 1/4".
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.
Striking Victorian bracelet of gutta percha and French jet. These two substances were used often in the late 1800's when dark jewelry became popular. French jet is black glass that is easily molded into beads and other shapes. Gutta percha is a latex substance from Malaysian trees used to make jewelry. The combination of the two adds shiny and matt finishes in addition to the geometric designs carved on the gutta percha pieces to make a stunning bracelet. The piece measures 7 1/4" long by 2 1/4"...
Lovely, elaborate Victorian cut steel bracelet with a floral motif can be worn to fancy balls and daytime travels around town. Cut steel was popular throughout the Victorian era for is sparkling appearance in dim rooms lit by candlelight. The Bracelet measures 7" long and 1 1/2" wide, circa 1840.
Bold and beautiful Victorian 15K matt yellow gold and shiny rose gold buckle bracelet. The fantastic and unusual combination of textures and colors gives a unique feel to a classic motif. The bracelet's interior dimensions are 2 1/8" by 1 3/4" and it measures 1" wide. It has hallmarks for Birmingham 1882.
Lovely Victorian floral motif pique hinged bangle bracelet. Pique is tortoise shell inlaid with gold and silver. It was brought to England by the Huguenots at the end of the 17th century. It reached the height of its popularity in the 1870s and 80's. This wonderful example will be great to wear day or night. It measures 7/8" wide. The interior measurements are 2 1/8" by 2".
Fantastic engraved 18K gold bracelet set with a shell cameo of the god Pan and presented in its original box. Clearly a one of its kind. The bracelet measures 1 5/8" wide, the interior circumference is 6 1/2", c1840
Victorian cut steel bangle bracelet. Wonderful to wear with other cut steel pieces or with silver as well. The bracelet measures 3/8" wide and its interior circumference is 6 1/2".
Wonderful Victorian 18k gold fringe earrings that will swing and sway as you walk down the street or dance the night away. Beautiful cannetille bead work, the earrings measure 2" long from the top of the ear wire to the bottom ball of the longest fringe.
Delightful Victorian earrings in 15 K gold with coral in a rose and rose hip design. Rose hips are the fruit of the rose plant. The earrings are 1 3/4" and 1/2" at their widest.
Elegant Georgian girandole earrings in 15k gold and cobalt enamel. The gold work is an elaborate Etruscan design adorned with tiny balls. Earrings measure 1 3/4" long and 7/8" wide.
Dramatic Victorian triple hoop pique earrings inlaid with gold and silver. The tops have a floral motif while the hoops are geometric. Pique work, tortoiseshell inlaid with gold and silver, was brought to England by the Huguenots who fled religious persecution by the French in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Earrings are 2 1/2" long and 7/8" at their widest.
Antique silver acorn earrings are wonderful and easy to wear. The acorn is a symbol of hope and was often used in heraldry. Earrings measure 1 5/8" long and 3/4" at their widest.
Lovely Georgian turquoise enamel on gilt metal earrings fit close to the ear. The earrings are in the style of Queen Anne, who ruled England from 1702-1714, but were crafted during the reign of King George II. They measure approximately 1" by 1".
Wonderful Edwardian moonstone necklace set in silver. It is said if your lover gives you a moonstone necklace when the moon is full you will always have a passion for each other. Moonstones became popular during the Art Nouveau period as a talisman for fertility, love, protection, and sleep! This beautiful moonstone needs little excuse for ownership. The necklace measures 16 3/4" long.
Lovely Edwardian moonstone necklace set in 15K gold. Moonstones became popular during the Art Nouveau period in the late 19th and early 20th century.
As a talisman for fertility, love, protection, or sleep, this beautiful moonstone necklace needs little excuse for ownership. This lovely necklace measures
16 1/2" long.
Rare Wedgwood early Victorian blue and white jasperware bead necklace. Jasperware is a type of pottery developed by Josiah Wedgwood in the 1770s. Noted for its matte finish it was produced in a number of colors of which the best known is a pale blue now known as Wedgwood Blue, as in the piece. The necklace measures 18 1/4" long.
Striking Victorian banded agate bead necklace with a bead clasp is 20" long and contains 32 beads. Each bead is unique yet all have a multiplicity of lines and colors. The beads measure from 13 millimeters to 9 millimeters in diameter. Wearable with browns and blacks, day or night,circa 1870.
Dramatic Victorian agate bead necklace is fastened with an agate clasp. The striking banded agate beads are black, brown and white and can be worn day or night. The necklace measures 17" long, circa 1870.
Bold Victorian banded agate bead necklace with a silver dog tag clasp. The 19 large banded agate beads are interspersed with small black agate beads. The necklace measures 17 1/2" long, c 1870
Bold Victorian banded agate bead necklace with three large beads tapering down to smaller ones. There are 34 beads in the necklace which has a bead clasp. Agate beads have become very collectible as many believe they have mystical qualities. The necklace is 20 1/2" long.
Fanciful Victorian silver collar with a silver locket embellished with two-color gold. The necklace and locket are adorned with geometric arch motifs and engravings. The necklace measures 16 1/2" long and 3/4" wide and the locket measures 1 5/8" long and is hallmarked 1881.
Elaborate Early Victorian 15K gold necklace embossed with floral decor and having its original clasp, which would have been worn at the front of one's neck as pictured in the photograph. A lovely way to show all of its intricate and beautiful handiwork. The necklace measures 17 1/2" long. The chain is 1/4" wide and the clasp measures 3/4" long and 1/2" wide.