This antique long silver guard chain is from the Arts and Crafts Movement. It is Continental, 800 silver, and has a maker's mark. This movement of design favored anti-industrial, simple forms. This Jugenstil style muff chain is reminiscent of the work of Murrle Bennett, Archibold Knox and Charles Horner. Although the movement swept the years of 1860-1910, most jewelry was produced during the period of 1890-1910.
This beautiful moonstone ring is part of the
Arts and Crafts Movement, circa 1910. It is designed with a clear blue cabachon moonstone that is surrounded by faceted Bohemian garnets. The sheen seen on the moonstone is called adularescence and is found in quality stones.
The use of semi-precious stones was commonly used during this period, as importance was given to craftsmanship and design. Moonstones of t ...click for details
This Arts and crafts period brooch is circa 1900. It has beautiful bezel set black opals with flashes of green, lavender,turquoise and blue. The alternating stones are deep blue faceted sapphires. The silver design with whip lashes,flowers and tiny silver balls are typical of the period. The reverse has interesting detailed silver work as well. It is unsigned like many of the same period. It measures 1 5/8 inches across x 1 1/4 inches long. It is completely original, beautiful and in excellent c ...click for details
This very beautiful ring is designed with a large central cabachon moonstone surrounded by a border of faceted garnets. The moonstone is gem quality exhibiting a beautiful adularescence. The stone is clear and blue. Tiny circles of silver accent the central stone as well as the perimeter of the garnets. The ring is beautifully finished when viewed from the back as well.