This lovely 18th century ring is French. It has superior 18 karat gold repousse work surrounding the emerald. The diamonds are all set in silver rub over collets. The hand work is finely done, and and the tiny bullets of silver around the perimeter, add texture and visual interest. The shank gently tapers, and has silver fleur de lis decorations on the shoulders.
These Georgian earrings are designed with blue topaz and rock crystals. The two parts have been set with a top of blue topaz, and the drop rock crystals that have been foil back and set with cut down, hand crimped collets. The foil is colored and gives the bottom drop the appearance of pink topaz. Each stone is vibrant and is faceted.
They measure a pleasing 1 1/4 inch long X 3/8 across the bottom drop. They are set ...click for details
What a lovely pair of Georgian amethyst gold earrings, circa 1830! They are rendered in 15k gold with cannetille work. Cannetille is the process of using finely tested gold wires to create a type of gold embroidery. The filigree created was labor intensive and could only be reproduced today by a highly skilled artisan at an exorbitant cost.
The amethysts are faceted and foil back, giving them a marvelous hue. They ...click for details
Just purchased in London, these are a fine example of late Georgian period gold earrings. The three section design has a classical motif with hand crimped 15k collets. The citrines are lemon yellow, so desirable and lovely. The three section design moves and hangs perfectly on the ears. They measure 1 8/10 ths from the top wire X 6/8 inches across the middle section. Condition is excellent . Beautiful! England, circa 1840
This beautiful example of a Maltese Cross is Georgian, circa 1820. it is designed with four sculptured, translucent, chalcedony stones set in fine contrasting gold work. The chalcedony panels are centered with an emerald surrounded with natural pearls. The multi- colored gold work is so fine, it looks like it was magically spun with realistic flowers and spirals. The cross also distinguishes itself by the lovely details of tiny faceted diamonds and
emeralds inset in the chalcedony. ...click for details
This opulent topaz and 15k gold ring Is Georgian, circa 1830. It has a central foil back topaz set in hand crimped collets framed with a beautiful chased,repousse border. The shank is a perfect complement to the central element, and it too is finely rendered. The topaz is faceted and foiled with a pale pink giving the stone a unique and beautiful hue.
The ring is a size US 10 and can be sized to a size 9 US.
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Incredibly lovely, this Georgian 15k heart pendant is circa 1800. It has a repousse gold bezel surrounding a faceted rock crystal. The crystal is smooth, with facets covering the entire surface front and back. The bail is also finely detailed and,original.
It measures a large
1 3/4 inches down X 1 1/4 inches across. Condition is excellent/superb. Excellent all original condition with beautiful patina and very slig ...click for details
Simply stated, this is a beautiful example of Georgian paste jewelry. It is designed with finely faceted bright paste stones set foil back ,with hand crimped rub over collets forming flower heads. Each flower is set in silver topped gold. Each of the flower motifs are linked in the center to insure that the bracelet fits perfectly on the wrist. It terminates with a secure integral clasp .
This sentimental Georgian gold garnet locket has been lovingly passed through the centuries. It is designed as a crystal heart surmounted with a crown of faceted, flat cut garnets. The clear crystal symbolizes truth and purity, and the crown eternal loyalty.
It is small, and please note that photos are enlarged to show details. It measures 7/8 inches from the top of the bail X 6/8ths across. It has been joined with ...click for details
During the Georgian period,the topaz gemstone was a scarce and precious stone reserved for the royals and the aristocracy. Rare with an indescribable allure, the stone has shades of gold, yellow and of course the distinctive, pale pink hue.
This pendant is designed with foil backed topaz set in 15k hand crimped cut down settings. The gold work is superb and executed with precision. The stones are each hand set, and f ...click for details
This wonderful large gold shield shaped locket is circa 1820. It has grace of form and is fully operational. The 15k locket locket opens, as pictured by opening the hasp of the padlock. This enables it to be use for a precious lock of hair, photo or dried flower. Or, wear it as I prefer, simply and elegantly empty.
It measures a large 2 1/2 inches from the top "O" ring to the bottom padlock. This classica ...click for details
These are wonderful, all original antique paste earrings, circa 1830. They are bright,white, and one of the few pairs that I have been able to find in original, excellent condition.
The large cushion shaped pastes are equivalent to over 3 carats of a diamond in size, and are set open back in hand crimped sterling rub over collets. The back to front ear wires are 18k. ...click for details
This wonderful 15k gold Georgian heart locket is English, circa 1760. It is not only lovely to wear but has a meaningful inscription. This form, often called a Stuart Crystal, is designed with a flat crystal, faceted on the edges and set in a hand crimped rub over collet. It is surmounted with a bow inscribed "Present en Absence." The inscription is set in the original white enamel.
The phrase is written in French, the popular international language of sentiment in the 18th century. T ...click for details
Radiant and beautifully designed, these 15k Georgian citrine earrings are circa 1820. The classical three sections, all articulate, exhibiting the beautiful shimmer of the faceted citrines. The citrines are foil backed and are all in gold hand crimped,rub over settings. The beautiful hue of the citrines is created by the foil. Stones during this period were characteristically closed in the back, and the foiling was used to enhance the light as it passes the stone. The center section has turquois ...click for details
These earrings are Georgian, and designed with fine 15k gold cannetille work and appointed with small amethyst stones on the tops and bottoms as well as a pink colored central stone. The gold work is extraordinary, spun like fine thread into a beautiful creation. The earrings measure 2 3/8 long X 4/8 across. They have been professionally re-gilded and the color is rich and quite beautiful. England, circa 1820.