All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1251307 (stock #1905)
This is an antique Regency, 18 karat gold quizzing glass. During this period, the use of a hand held lens became a fashion accessory, not limited to poor vision. Eyeglasses were deemed unfashionable, and the well dressed woman would wear this 'socially acceptable' item on a long ribbon or chain. The term "quizzing" was used as the wearer would look quizzically with a stare or glance.

The vast majority of these were cast and made in heavy plated gold...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1247885 (stock #GODfobCarn)
A very ornate and handsome antique 14 K yellow gold hinged watch fob with a beveled natural carnelian. In excellent condition,the watch fob measures 1.5" high by 1" at widest. Acid tests 14 kt. Weight 11.4 grams. Note: Any black areas or discoloration in the photos are reflections from the camera. The fob is in pristine condition and a wonderful piece for the collector.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1245521 (stock #J1804)
Bedell & Co.
$1,800.00
Circa 1830, this hand-carved carnelian seal features a coat of arms. It is set in solid 15k rose gold. It is in excellent condition with no damage to the seal or case. The oval seal measures approximately 1" long and .75" wide. The fob is approximately 1.75" tall. It is the perfect companion to a long rose-gold guard chain like item #J1780.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1237697 (stock #AE7-517)
Jenny Andersen
$250.00
Georgian Garnet Earrings These elegant 14 k gold earrings are set with five round garnets. The bezel settings have closed, patterned backs. They are Georgian in age and are 3/4" long. Picture 3 shows the lovely detail on the back side of each earring. Gotta love the workmanship characteristic of antique jewelry!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1231096 (stock #1975)
It is difficult to translate the level of craftsmanship of this early 18th century ring, undoubtedly created by a master jeweler. It has a central cabochon sapphire set in a silver rub over collet replicating a flower bud. The shoulders are each a flower form mirror image and are each set with small rose cut diamond. The silver work is so finely rendered it melds with the gold below it. Tiny accent of gold "bullets" top the flower formations...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1230992 (stock #1974)
These crystal and gold earrings are mesmerizing, reflecting light with every movement. Made in France, circa 1840 they are designed with long, finely faceted crystal drops each with a scalloped, engraved 18k mount.

The top is a spherical faceted crystal fitted with new 18k shepherd hooks. The earrings measure 2 1/2 inches long X 5/8 inches across the bottom. Notice the fine tapering of the crystal and the unusual pattern of facets.

The condition is excellent...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1229348 (stock #1970)
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...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1227808 (stock #aawsom003433)
A Wonderful Antique Georgian - Victorian Rose Cut Diamond Ring, Wedding Band 1800s - 19th Century in Gold. This beautiful antique piece dates to the later Georgian to Victorian Era. It holds a sparkling antique rose cut diamond at its center and the setting is antique yellow gold. Overall the ring measures about 3/16 inch long by about 11/16 inch wide from side to side. Ring Size: about 6 (could be resized by your jeweler or ask me about using mine before shipping)...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1224577 (stock #1958)
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1214020 (stock #J1725)
Bedell & Co.
$7,500.00
Beautiful rose cut diamonds set in this Georgian brooch. They are set in silver and gold. The largest diamond weighs approximately .40 cts. The entire piece has over two carats total weight. Each diamond is beautifully cut and there are some that are fancy peach and champagne colored. The brooch measures approximately 3" long and 2" wide. The catch is a 1920s replacement but is very secure and in working condition. The piece is unmarked but has been fully tested...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1212439 (stock #J416)
Bedell & Co.
$1,800.00
Sterling silver on yellow gold earrings set with rose cut diamonds and emeralds. Beautifully hand cut and hand engraved set with approximately .66 cttw of rose cut diamonds and two emeralds totaling approximately .68 cttw. The posts and backs are most likely more recent additions. The front portion of the earring is unmarked but tests as sterling silver...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1194992 (stock #02267)
A hand engraved Georgian watch key in 9k yellow gold. This 1-7/8 x 3/4`` key features a rolled gold plate rotating swivel loop and a rotating knob on the rgp widing shaft. Both have underlying metal for rigidity and resistance to wear (gold is very soft), but the body of the key tests as 9 carat gold (the key is unmarked). It weighs 9.0 grams, and it is in excellent condition with no monograms, dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively gr...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1192940 (stock #6878)
A very early Empire period hand carved shell portrait cameo in an unmarked but tested 15k yellow gold setting c1820. This 2 x 1-3/4" pin features lovely tooling with a pierced gallery, and a twist border with applied textured flowers and leaves. The cameo itself is one of the most attractively carved we have seen- simply stunning in detail and she is wearing an Empire headdress. This brooch has the original c-clasp and a loop for wear as a pendant. It weighs 10.9 grams, and it is in excellen...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1187687
This exceptional verre eglomise rock crystal panel depicts a maiden in classical dress playing with a hound. She sits on a plinth in a clearing with cypress trees in the background. The scene is backed with grayish mother-of-pearl that seems to create a sky of swirling clouds. The reverse of the pendant is simply finished with pale grayish-blue silk. The plaque is simply mounted in an 18K yellow gold frame with a bail at the top. Verre eglomise was most often used in mourning jewelry, but n...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1178703 (stock #1329)
These are an extremely fine garnet and natural pearl pair of earrings. They are circa 1800, and were quite popular in Europe, in countries such as France,Germany and Italy. The form , called poissarde ,or fishwife. "So called because they were worn by fishwives selling their wares in Les Halles in Paris in 1795." (reference, Collings/ Dawes, Georgian Jewellery p. 32.)

This pair has the exquisitely fine detail of natural pearls wired around beautiful hessionite garnets. Hessionite garnets are...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1176125 (stock #02223)
A 1" diameter watch fob or pendant consisting of a dated 1791 English "Spade" Guinea in .917 gold (22 karat). This King George III coin has been soldered to a gold wire suspension, and it weighs 8.74 grams. It was worn for years as a gold charm and it has the expected wear with some loss of detail and edge reeding. This item is in as described condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than the mounting for hanging and the wear. All items are thoroughly and co...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1175002 (stock #1319)
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. Originally designed as a man's ring, it is dramatic worn on an index or middle fi...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1174790 (stock #1315)
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. The patina is original and the crystal has very slight facet wear, as expected with age. There are no shadows in the crystal heart. Any visi...