Jewelry depicting forms of nature were in vogue during the late Georgian and early Victorian period. Foil backed colorful paste bugs or beetles set in silver were costume jewelry of their day. This charming beetle set in silver is circa 1840.
Condition: excellent Height: 0.75 inch
Lovely ornately chased 18K gold Georgian memorial ring dedicated to Queen Caroline of Brunswick. She was married to the future George the IV who was already married illegally to Maria Fitzherbert. Nine months after the wedding Caroline had a child, Princess Charlotte of Wales, and she and George separated. She was very popular in England and George was despised for his immoral behavior. When she died memorial rings were made for the court with the inscription: "In Memory of Caroline of Brunswick...
Early Victorian memorial band in 18K gold and decorated in an azure or cerulean blue enamel, an unusual color rarely found in rings of this type. The outer band says "IN MEMORY OF". The interior is inscribed "Catherine Beer obt June 13 1837 aet 63". The ring also has the 18K hallmark for London 1836. The ring is a size 8 1/2.
Magnificent Georgian five stone ring set with old European cut diamonds in 15K gold. The diamonds have a total weight of 6 carats. The overall color ranges from I to J with an SI 2 rating. The stones in this ring are an unusually large size for this period. The ring size is 7 1/2 and it measures 1/4" at its widest.
of life, emblazoned with golden leaves, rises from the green earth, against the bluest sky. A gilded fence protects it from a field of wheat and a halo of orange flowers crowns its glory. One of the most beautiful of Coalport's Imari influenced designs it is rarely seen. It would enhance any collection of porcelain if not becoming the star attraction.
Classical pair of Jackfield Ware candlesticks with turquoise colored Roman figures on a black background. This pottery was first made at Jackfield, Shropshire, England, in the 18th century with a red clay body often decorated in relief and distinguished especially by its thick black glaze. These elegant candlesticks date to 1860 and would grace a mantle or dining room table.
Bold Newhall floral porcelain oval dish with cobalt background. The dish measures 11" long by 8" wide. There are two available.
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Derby Porcelain "King" Pattern Porter Mug
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Derby porcelain spill vase in the Brocade pattern, one of the rarest, hardest to find, desirable and beautiful patterns made. The pattern was made for the Persian market of the period, c1810. The vase measures 3 1/2" high by 2 1/4" in diameter.
Fantastic Georgian 18K gold drop earrings beautifully hand engraved with an elegant floral motif. These impressive earrings measure 3" long and 1/2" at their widest. Definitely a one of a kind!
Stunning early 19th Century Berlin Iron earrings with a floral motif which is highlighted with polished steel. Berlin Iron was sought after by Napoleon who invaded German and captured the factory, confiscated the molds and took them back to France in 1806. Today this unique and fascinating jewelry is as prized as it was back then. The earrings measure 2 1/2" long and 3/4" at their widest.
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.
Early 19th century Berlin Iron bracelets with a floral motif and cameo clasps of Psyche and Cupid. Berlin Iron jewelry is highly prized for is intricate work and rarity. During the Napoleonic Wars wealthy Germans gave their precious jewels for the war effort and substituted them with iron jewelry. Some of the pieces were inscribed "Gold gab ich fur Eisen" meaning "I gave gold for iron". Today these pieces are as desirable as in the early 1800's. The bracelets measure 6 5/8" long and 2" at th...
Fantastic Georgian 18K gold cuff bracelet with an elaborate woven band and ornate central motif. Beautiful to wear on the most elegant of occasions. Be prepared for an avalanche of compliments. The bracelet measures 7 1/2" long and 2" at its widest.
Stunning pair of Berlin Iron bracelets made up of cameo portrait silhouettes decorated with an openwork leaf motif. The cameos on the clasps are backed with shiny steel and measure 1 1/4" high by 1" wide. The two bracelets measure 7 3/4" long each and if put together can be worn as a necklace. A wonderful plus to add to ones jewelry collection.
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.
Romantic and rare Georgian 18K gold teardrop shaped lover's eye pendant with a blue left eye. The exquisitely painted eye and its surroundings float cloud like on ivory, as is appropriate for a proper early 19th century example of its genre. The hinged compartment at the back contains a lock of hair. Lover's eyes became popular when the Prince of Wales, later crowned King George IV, fell in love with Maria Fitzherbert. They were forbidden to marry but exchanged miniatures of their eyes to keep ...
Exquisite Georgian rock crystal riviere set in 12K gold and silver. Rock Crystal is a natural, transparent quartz used in fine antique jewelry. This rare necklace is wonderful for evening wear and measures 15 3/8" long and 5/16" wide. The silver chain and safety clasp is a contemporary addition.