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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1910 item #1434202
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$925.00
Lovely prominent amethyst ring in the Arts and Crafts style. The large and lovely amethyst is bordered by a silver border of well defined leaves - even the veining of the leaves can be seen, along with the round fruit of the branch. Theory behind the Arts and Crafts movement was that less was more and that one significant piece of jewelry was was better than several pieces- therefore, the individual piece of jewelry tended to be large. Hence, this ring is substantial. We believe several rings w...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1910 item #1433824
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$925.00
Lovely prominent amethyst ring in the Arts and Crafts style. The large and lovely amethyst is bordered by a silver border of well defined leaves - even the veining of the leaves can be seen, along with the round fruit of the branch. Theory behind the Arts and Crafts movement was that less was more and that one significant piece of jewelry was was better than several pieces- therefore, the individual piece of jewelry tended to be large. Hence, this ring is substantial. We believe several rings wo...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1900 item #1433773
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$7,800.00
Our circa 1860 Victorian collar of graduated 18K yellow gold hand crafted solid gold beads strung on a gold chain. It is the perfect piece for layering with an antique chain or with another beaded chain as shown in our photos. (Other beaded chain seen in photo is in 9K and also available on 1st dibs under "9K Gold Victorian Beaded Collar w Barrel Clasp"). The collar has its original clasp and a safety chain. Note that the beads are graduated in size, an indication that they were each crafted in...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1900 item #1433757
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$4,000.00
A wonderful chain to add to your wardrobe, our 16 inch long, 9k Albert curb link chain has 2 dog clips, 1 bolt clip and a T BAR so you can clip on your favorite pendant or two and change them out as frequently as you choose. Each link is individually stamped. "Albert" chains are a style of watch chain named after Prince Albert and were worn by both men and women in the 19th and early 20th century. This chain is particularly wonderful because of the two clips All the parts of the chain are or...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1910 item #1433756
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,200.00
A wonderful chain to add to your wardrobe, this Albert curb link chain has a round matching bolt clip and dog tag (both with alternating platinum and gold) so you can clip on your favorite gold or silver pendant or two, and change them out as frequently as you choose. "Albert" chains are a style of watch chain named after Prince Albert and were worn by both men and women in the 19th and early 20th century. Platinum wasn't used for jewelry until the late 19th century, so that helps us date the Al...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1900 item #1433755
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,900.00
Wonderful 15K Victorian curb link chain in a substantial size that can stand alone or have a pendant clipped to it. The chain has a nice link that can stand alone or have a pendant clipped to it and attached to the included jump ring. A curb link chain is a chain where the links interlock when flat, a staple of one's wardrobe. 18 inches long and 14.3 grams in weight.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1900 item #1433754
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,730.00
HM Bham 1897, our Sterling Albert Chain Link Necklace is a solid and lovely sterling silver link Albert chain, complete with "dog tag" clip from which to attach your favorite locket or pendant. Such necklaces were named for Queen Victoria's husband "Albert", who popularized the formality of wearing a vest with his pocket watch and a fob on a chain, the watch in the vest pocket, the fob and T Bar dangling as decoration. The photos show our sterling silver 29" Albert chain worn with a rock crys...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1433630
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,300.00
ou will adore this slinky 9K gold collar necklace that goes on easily, feels silky smooth and soft on the collarbone and comes off in a flash, no assistance needed! Although it is an authentic Victorian necklace, it looks and feels like it was designed in modern times and will look equally well 100 years from now. At 18 inches in length, the necklace sits beautifully on the collarbone, stays flat about the neck and its perfect circular form repeats round necklines in a way that is pleasing to th...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1900 item #1433629
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,900.00
This C1870 Victorian necklace features 9K hand crafted solid gold beads strung on a gold chain. It is the perfect piece for layering with an antique chain, or layering with another beaded chain as shown in our photos. (Other beaded chain seen in photo is also available on 1St dibs as a 18K gold bead necklace). The necklace is 16 inches long and weighs 24 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1837 VR item #1433628
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$4,000.00
Georgian pinchbeck muff chain with a barrel clasp set with turquoise stones in a floral motif. These wonderful long chains were used to hold a ladies muff. The links of the chain, which measures 36" long, are embossed with textural dots. This bold Georgian pinchbeck long chain with a barrel clasp was used in its day to hold one's muff. Today one wears it for glamor. It can be triple looped to wear high or doubled or left single to wear long. It is versatile for day or evening wear. Pinchbeck is ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1910 item #1433627
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,900.00
A wonderful chain to add to your wardrobe, this Albert curb link chain has a white gold bolt clip and yellow gold dog tag so you can clip on your favorite gold or silver pendant or two, and change them out as frequently as you choose. "Albert" chains are a style of watch chain named after Prince Albert and were worn by both men and women in the 19th and early 20th century. This chain is particularly wonderful because of the dog tag and bolt clip . All the parts of the chain- dog tag, bolt clip,...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1900 item #1433356
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,350.00
"Perit Ut Vivat" - He dies that he may live, C 1890 signet ring. A phoenix is a mythological bird that cyclically regenerates or is born again. Associated with fire and the sun, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from ashes. The ability of the phoenix to be reborn from its own ashes makes it immortal. There will only ever be one phoenix at a time, and it is thought that the tears of the phoenix have life affirming properties. Size 3.75 and sizable. Weighs 7.2 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : English : Pre 1800 item #1432198
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$3,430.00
Georgian almandine garnet ring circa 1770, in an 18K gold basket setting flanked by two cushion cut diamonds. Almandine garnets are purply red and were flat cut as seen here. This lovely early ring is a size 6 1/4 and the stone measures 5/8" wide by 1/4" high
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1432196
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,200.00
Classic 18K Victorian open back ring with three Chrysoprase stones which form the main design of the ring, enhanced by 4 smaller amethysts accents. Chrysoprase is the birthstone for May and is a form of chalcedony (a type of transparent quartz stone) with a subtle tint of apple green. It is a type of gemstone that is can only be described as characteristically Victorian, as it was not popular during any other era. This ring can easily be sized smaller. Currently this lovely ring is a US size 8 5...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1930 item #1432194
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$750.00
A simple old fashioned monogrammed ring in a southern octagon font. for a man or woman, with the letter "J" appearing in the middle. We think it reads EJF, with the center "J" referring to the surname (or last name). The other 2 letters could refer to the first names of a couple, or could be a first and middle name. This is a very nice monogrammed enamel signet ring with great enamel flourishes and in great condition, US size 8.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1432192
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$1,585.00
Georgian ring of green paste in a basket setting flanked by two clear pastes on each side. Paste is colored or clear glass, often lead or flint, cut in the same fashion as gemstones and used as a substitute especially while traveling. Antique paste jewelry was valued on its own merits and not as an imitation of another piece of jewelry. This Georgian 15K gold, green paste ring is a size 7 1/2 and can be sized. It measures 1/4" at its widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1432191
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$2,400.00
Lovely Georgian five stone paste ring set in 15K gold and silver. The center stone is set in an ornate basket setting. This rare ring is great to wear alone or stacked with other rings. The ring is a size 9.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1800 item #1432188
Moylan-Smelkinson/The Spare Room
$8,425.00
Eye catching 15K gold and amethyst ring surrounded by pave set chrysoberyls from Portuguese mines in Brazil. Fabulous jewelry was made from the various gemstones exported from these mines until the French invasion of Portugal in 1809. The ring is size 8 1/4 and can be sized to fit.