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.
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.
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.
c.1810, from John Rose Factory. Saucer: 5 1/2" diameter, Cup: 3 1/2" dia x 2"Height. Condition: excellent
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Mason's originated this patten. These are marked Newstone # 2862. c.1820, 9 1/2" diameter. Priced at $ 725.00 each. Condition: excellent
c.1820, 6 1/4" diameter. Condition: excellent
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.
c. 1810. 3 1/2" W x 6 1/2" L x 5" H. With two very small chips. Condition: excellent
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.
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.
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.
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.
c. 1810. 6 1/4" x 8". Condition: excellent
c. 1820, 9 1/2" diameter. Condition: excellent
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.
Beautiful porcelain dinner size plate (9 3/4" diam) from Chamberlain's Worcester Factory with a stylized Bow pattern. Rarely is early 19th Century English porcelain marked. We guarantee that it is Chamberlain's Worcester. Beautiful condition, no repairs.
Condition: excellent Height: 9.75 inches
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...