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.
Georgian 18K yellow gold "fede" ring of clasped hands and plaited hair. The clasped hands are a symbol of fidelity and commitment and were often used on wedding bands. This ring is between a size 4 3/4 and 5 and measures 3/8" wide.
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.
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.
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.
Georgian 15K gold and almondine or purplish-red garnet eternity band. Thin bands like this one are hard to find and highly prized. When worn with other rings, for example between two gold bands, they make a wonderful "look".
This ring is a size 5 and measures 3/32" wide.
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 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...
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
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
A signet ring of hair and 9 K gold, engraved with "EP" and hallmarked 1848. Size 7.
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
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
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
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
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
Turn this ring around and around and it seems that it is becoming narrower and narrower. Just an illusion caused by the direction of the engraving. A popular, though rare, Georgian design, our 15K yellow gold band also has repousse chasing. The ring is size 7. Condition: Excellent