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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1369870 (stock #20040)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$11,500.00
Impressive Georgian diamond cluster ring with nine full cut diamonds in a silver open back setting with an 18K gold band dating to c. 1820. The pictures speak for them selves. The ring is a size 6.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1369868 (stock #20039)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$9,600.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1369867 (stock #20038)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$5,170.00
Striking early Edwardian 18K gold ring of a man in a turban set with diamonds. The ring dates to 1900 . The ring has a French hallmark in the shape of a pineapple and a makers mark "JD". It is a size 8 and measures 3/4" at its widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1369865 (stock #20037)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$24,780.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1369863 (stock #20036)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$12,500.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1369861 (stock #20035)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,400.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1369860 (stock #20034)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$11,600.00
The crystals are edged with gold beading that emphasizes the shape and design of the earrings. They date from 1800 and measure 2 1/8" long.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1369858 (stock #20033)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,720.00
Lovely late Victorian rock crystal earrings set in gold. Crystal orbs are called "pools of light". In the Chinese tradition, each orb contains a bit of "chi" (good energy) within it.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1369850 (stock #20032)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,750.00
Shakudo is a magnificent form of artistry dating to the Samurai period, when highly skilled metal crafters ornamented swords, fittings and shields with beautiful inlaid designs of copper and gold for decorative or ceremonial wear. When the Samurai period officially ended in late 1800's, the artisans turned their craft to jewelry and the decorative arts...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1369849 (stock #20031)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,260.00
Antique Shakudo bracelet with a dragon motif was made in Japan in the 1890's. Shakudo work was used in Japan during the Sanarau period by artisans who made ornaments to adorn swords and other weapons. It became popular in the making of jewelry in the 1890's and was characteristic of the Aesthetic movement, with its asymmetrical art forms. The bracelet is elasticized and easy to wear. The band is 1/2 inch wide, the center piece is 1 3/8 high by 5/8 wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1369848 (stock #20030)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,900.00
Wonderful early 20th century earrings each depicting a unique geisha. Shakudo is made from mixed metals-gold and copper - and was originally used to make armaments. Easy to wear clip on earrings, perfect for work or play.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349087 (stock #SR4637)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,380.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1349086 (stock #SR4638)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$16,950.00
In this stunning suite, almandine garnets set in gilt metal are fashioned into a striking pair of earrings and choker with drop, which can be removed. The choker is tied on with a ribbon. Much of the jewelry of this period was set with pastes. These pieces are unusual in that gemstones were used. Though called "Queen Anne", jewelry of this type was actually made some 30 odd years after her reign.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349085 (stock #SR4636)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,690.00
Red Vauxhall Glass floral motif necklace will mirror your gaiety when wearing it. Made at the Vauxhall Glass Works in London from the 18th century through the middle of the nineteenth, it was sold at the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens nearby.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1349084 (stock #SR4639)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$18,680.00
Flat cut almandine garnets were the most popular gemstone of the Georgian period shown here in a rarely found naturalistic floral and leaf design necklace set in 18K gold. The pansy shaped flowers represent remembrance.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349082 (stock #SR4635)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,285.00
Elaborately carved 18K heart lock set with three cabochon garnets can be worn as a locket or used to hold a linked bracelet. The compartment on the reverse holds a lock of woven hair, a memento of a loved one.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1349081 (stock #SR4634)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,695.00
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.
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 : 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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Continental : Pre 1837 VR item #1347742 (stock #SR4615)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$16,800.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1347735 (stock #SR4613)
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$22,525.00
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.