Alternating pendeloque shaped drops of 18K gold and coral hang from scalloped gold beads on a wide snake link chain in this dramatic necklace. With great attention to detail, the clasp repeats the motif of the beads.
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.
Delightful Bilston bonbonniere in the shape of a lion. These enamel on copper boxes were used to hold small hard sugar candies. This adorable lion measures approximately 2" in diameter and 1 1/4" high.
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.
Impressive early 19th Century Berlin Iron earrings with a woven ball design. Berlin Iron was sought after by Napoleon who invaded Germany and captured the Berlin iron 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 1/2" at their widest and date to 1810.
Exquisite Berlin Iron cameo necklace consisting of sixteen graduated portrait cameos of classical men and women. This unusual necklace has its original clasp and measures 15 1/4" long by 1 3/8" at its widest.
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.
Wonderful French 18K gold mesh collar gives a smart look to every outfit whether tailored or frilly, fancy or plain, elegant or casual. The necklace has elasticity and measures 13" long by 3/8" wide.
Lovely Victorian aqua, pink topaz and natural pearl bracelet set in 18K gold. The bracelet measures 3/4" at its widest and 2" x 2 1/4" in its interior dimensions. Imperial topaz came from the mines in Brazil in 1735. A Parisian jeweler discovered that by heating the gemstones, some golden topaz turned a beautiful pink. However, not all imperial topaz contained the trace element chromium, which is what was needed create the pink tone, Without the chromium, the topaz would become colorless and fra...
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.
Fabulous round 18K gold earrings from the Victorian age with a rare gold twig frame and a pearl center. The perfect gift for the nature loving, yet classic woman. 5/8" diameter, C. 1880, Condition: excellent Height: 0.63 inch
Lovely 18K gold clover with a center of pearl with an 18K gold horseshoe around the clover that dates back to the early 20th century. C. 1900, 1/4"W x 1/2"H, $ 150. Condition: excellent Height: 0.5 inch Width: 0.25 inch
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
Very unusual Contempory ring of 18K & platinum marked "Cartier", Condition: excellent Height: 4.75 inches
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
Gorgeous Victorian stickpin with a double pin of red enameled hearts that are set in 18K gold. C. 1880, 1/4" diameter each, $ 530. Condition: excellent Height: 0.25 inch
Exquisite Art Nouveau 18K gold naked lady holding a diamond in her arms. C. 1900, 3/8"W x 3/4"H, $ 945. Condition: excellent Height: 0.75 inch Width: 0.3 inch