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Victorian Morning Cross Necklace With Hairwork

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Strands: Jewels: Pre 1900   item# 1133343

Victorian Morning Cross Necklace With Hairwork
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$350.  

Delicate black onyx mourning necklace of Victorian era 1850s with hand-carved cross. The cross has a miniscule window with glass cover, when you peer inside you can see the fine table-worked human hair from the deceased loved one which has been carefully preserved. Gold bale, gold trim to window and gold mounting to the back of the cross itself. Necklace is restrung on black silk cording and knotted between beads, original Victorian tube hinge and goldfilled safety catch. Measures 17" en ...click for details


Victorian Ivory Cross and Beads Necklace

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Strands: Pre 1900   item# 1132487

Victorian Ivory Cross and Beads Necklace
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$595. 

Fine quality hand-carved Victorian ivory cross with bale strung on hand-carved ivory beads necklace with carved barrel screw type clasp. Best condition, good patina. Cross length 2 1/8" includes ivory bale, width is 1" and thickness is 1/4", bead necklace measures 34" end to end and can be worn doubled or not. (17" end to end if doubled in other words). No loss!


Antique English Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Edwardian: Pre 1910   item# 1132483

Antique English Sterling Silver Bangle Bracelet
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$395. 

Hand-engraved sterling silver bracelet hallmarked for Chester, England. Artistically carved leaves and swirling flourishes typical of 1910's encompass entire top of cuff and back half is unadorned. Lion Passant, Chester mark, Maker's mark and date mark are all stamped on the upper cuff, lower half has hallmarks too worn to discern and clasp is further hallmarked. Measures continuous 1 1/4" wide. Interior measures about 7" end to end. Opening measures 2 1/4" x 2" when ...click for details


Whitby Jet Mourning Beads Necklace Victorian Era

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Strands: Jewels: Pre 1900   item# 1081535

Whitby Jet Mourning Beads Necklace Victorian Era
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$495 

Whitby jet beads (lignite) are graduated and hand-carved and set with French jet (glass)bead spacers and original tongue type clasp also of French jet. It's been said that as early as 1825 the first jet carving business was established in Yorkshire area of England and of course today production still flourishes. Largest bead measures 3/4" diameter down to about 3/8". The strand measures 28" end to end with minor loss.


Victorian Whitby Jet 3-Strand Mourning Necklace

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Strands: Jewels: Pre 1900   item# 1081480

Victorian Whitby Jet 3-Strand Mourning Necklace
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$995 

Early to mid-Victorian mourning festoon necklace of carved Whitby jet. This ornately designed bib fits close to the collar bone with the top strand running about 15". The three rows of carved beads are suspended by hand-carved and polished terminals and a row of large round beads is at the back to ensure comfortable wearing. The closure is typical Victorian plunger style push pin that locks inside a single carved bead. Two sterling safety chains are intact. Longest length of beads runs abou ...click for details


Mano Figa Ivory and 18k Gold Fist Charm Pendant Italian

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 1081443

Mano Figa Ivory and 18k Gold Fist Charm Pendant Italian
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


SOLD 

Antique Figa hand-carved of ivory and mounted in 18k gold of Italian origin. The amulet used for good luck and warding off evil, has gold thumb and fingernails and a moving bangle bracelet at the wrist and is fitted with a wide 7mm gold seamless ring for hanging on a good sized chain. Schreger lines are clearly visible in the ivory and there is one small age line. Pendant measures 1 1/2" long.


Huge Raj Era Double Tiger Claw Brooch

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 1078728

Huge Raj Era Double Tiger Claw Brooch
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$595 

Victorian sterling silver mounted tiger claw brooch is the largest example we've seen. That is to say, the claws themselves are enormous measuring 1" across at the widest and about 2" measured diagonally from the corner of the claw to the sterling tip. The silver is beautifully engraved overall and the repousse tiger's face has been dented inwards. Measures about 2 1/4" wide and tall.


Victorian Goldfilled Locket Seed Pearls

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 1062428

Victorian Goldfilled Locket Seed Pearls
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$149. 

Gold plated Victorian era locket with seed pearl embellishment. The locket opens to reveal one original frame without a lens. The chain is an interesting weave of kidney shaped links and it measures 18" end to end. The locket measures about 2 1/4" with the bale included. Lovely late 1800's momento.


Victorian Coin Silver Oyster or Soup Ladle

Catalogue: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Coin: Pre 1900   item# 1040623

Victorian Coin Silver Oyster or Soup Ladle
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$125 

Beautiful coin silver oyster ladle with spade shaped bowl, twisted and engraved handle. Measured along the back of the spoon 11 1/2". Handle end has few bends and a hairline 1/4" visable to back only. Great for the upcoming holidays.


Victorian Gold Friendship Charm Earrings 15k

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 1027683

Victorian Gold Friendship Charm Earrings 15k
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$595 

Rare offering of Victorian gold friendship charm earrings in solid gold. The circa 1870 earrings are beautifully engraved with intertwining initials of GDC. They measure 7/8" diameter and weigh approximately 10 grams and have been tested to a minimum of 15k. During this era, actual coins were used to create friendship charms which were pounded and inscribed with initials, dates, or messages from one friend to the other. These were usually hewn from silver and then attached to a bangle brace ...click for details


Victorian Vulcanite Locket & Ebony Beads Chain

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Pre 1900   item# 1024140

Victorian Vulcanite Locket & Ebony Beads Chain
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$465 

Large Victorian mourning locket is unadorned on both sides. The interior is ornately molded with fleur-de-lis motifs. This locket is paired with a long ebony guard chain. These chains were placed around the neck to hook onto a ladie's hand muff. These round beads are knotted in between. This necklace was worn as doubled about the neck. Locket contains a photograph and a lock of hair tied in ribbon. It's gold frames and lenses are included. Bale is also gold ring which was enameled black ...click for details


Gold Victorian Locket & Book Chain AEI

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 1024134

Gold Victorian Locket & Book Chain AEI
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$795 

Large Victorian gilded metal locket with AEI monogram superimposed to reference the Victorian sentiment of Amity, Eternity and Infinity. Mourning lockets contained photos of loved ones and sometimes a lock of hair as momentos to wear close to one's heart. Beautifully made, the size is substantial and the classic book chain is pierced overall with tiny crosses. Locket and it's bale measures 2 3/8" long. The bookchain measures 19" long. Includes two Victorian photos, both with or ...click for details


Victorian Hair Watch Chain Choker With Tiger Tooth Fob

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 1021047

Victorian Hair Watch Chain Choker With Tiger Tooth Fob
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$295 

Mid-Victorian hairwork watch chain mounted in 10kt gold fittings and further enhanced with a gold capped tiger tooth fob would make a fine choker as it measures 15" in length. The gold is nicely engraved overall. The hairwork is very precise and in clean & neat condition as the enlarged pictures will show.


Tortoise Shell Locket and Chain....Victorian

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 974260

Tortoise Shell Locket and Chain....Victorian
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$1495 

Genuine hand-carved tortoise shell locket with original matching chain, circa 1880. The locket has applied carved initials and a rose gold hinge. The chain is complete, and is composed of alternating O and D rings so that it lays flat around the neckline. This early bale form will ensure the locket hangs beautifully. Closure is a hook and eye clasp. Measures 19" end to end chain and the locket is 2" tall x 1 1/2" wide. Interior has one glass and a brass surround. This can be nice ...click for details


Pietra Dura Italian Bracelet Victorian Era

Catalogue: Estate Jewelry: Gold: Victorian: Pre 1900   item# 961361

Pietra Dura Italian Bracelet Victorian Era
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Requiem Antique
808.385.1708


$1250 

Grand Tour bracelet with huge vermeil filigree work mounting for this pietra dura inlay work. The clasp is set with an additional pietra dura work in a smaller scale. The bracelet is formed from woven brass. Face measures 1 5/8" tall x 2" wide. End to end just over 7" so a very wearable length for the modern sized woman which is rare with this era jewelry. Guard chain is intact. Best condition. Inquiries welcome.

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