Amazing "Queen Anne" amethyst paste necklace and earrings set in gilt metal. This style of jewelry has been historically 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.
Dramatic Victorian pinchbeck top and drop earrings also called day/night earrings. The drops can easily be removed and the tops worn alone. Then the drops can be return for an evenings night on the town. Pinchbeck is an alloy developed by Christopher Pinchbeck in the 18th century. It is a form of brass, an alloy of copper and zinc, mixed in proportions so that it closely resembles gold in appearance. It never tarnishes...
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.
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.
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.
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
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
This putty colored oval lava cameo brooch is set in silver gilt. 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. Hers was the order of the garter, a buckle. Buckle rings symbolize eternal love and friendship. This embossed silver buckle ring, size 10 1/2, is hallmarked Birmingham, 1900.
Condition: excellent Height: 10.5 inches