Stunning antique circa 1900 Victorian or Edwardian draped bib necklace with six strands of natural untreated undyed salmon angel skin coral beads with low karat gold stations set with tiny half pearls, and a low karat gold pin slide clasp. The mountings test positive for low karat gold, possibly 9K or lower. It has been professionally restrung on very fine soft flex wire. The new end pieces at the clasp are gold filled. It weighs 72 grams. The beads are 4mm to 4.5mm...
Sumptuous very long early vintage salmon angel skin coral necklace with round beads, all between 3mm and 4mm. Circa 1920. Recently professionally restrung on very fine soft flex wire with a new clasp. The spring ring of the clasp is 14K, the rest of the clasp and end pieces are gold filled. Great length -- 78 inches long. It weighs 39 grams. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Very big vintage Santo Domingo Native American necklace with slightly graduated carved free form turquoise tab beads with traditional silver cone terminals, and hook and eye clasp. 1970s or earlier. The color is amazing, variegated and with great depth. Strung on fine monofilament. It weighs 204 grams. 24 1/4 inches wearable length and 1 1/4 inches wide at center. The center is about 33mm wide. Excellent condition. There are three beads with losses, pictured in last image...
Beautiful vintage genuine Baltic translucent honey amber necklace with graduated faceted beads. Guaranteed tested, genuine, untreated, natural Baltic amber. 1940s. It has been professionally restrung with new goldtone spring ring clasp. It weighs 46 grams. The largest center bead is 16mm and the smallest beads are 6mm. Wearable length is 31 inches. 5/8 inch wide at center. Excellent condition with some slight age related crazing that is typically found in these beads. Display form is life size...
Gorgeous vintage circa 1940 Chinese turquoise two strand necklace with nugget knuckle bone shape beads, graduated, hand knotted on matching silk thread, and with a 10K gold filled box slide filigree clasp. Natural untreated undyed turquoise. It weighs 41 grams. 15 1/2 inches long on inside strand and 17 inches long on outside strand. Center drops about 1 1/2 inches. Largest beads are about 10mm by 10mm by 4mm and smallest beads are about 5mm by 5mm by 3mm. Excellent condition...
A Beautiful and Rare Antique Coral Necklace, Vintage Victorian Graduated Beads, Hand Carved Italian Coral, 19th Century. This antique coral necklace is made of natural antique coral, 135 beads in all. This coral is almost impossible to get on the market today and is natural, not dyed this color or enhanced. The coral beads are hand carved antique coral. The beads graduate from about 6mm wide in the center to about 3mm near the clasp. The coral strand necklace is about 17 inches...
Nothing could be beachier than our whopping 50-inch necklace made of candy-colored beads shaped like salt water taffy logs! However, this luscious slice of summertime is far from a typical seaside souvenir. It's a high-end piece featuring artfully cut and polished natural agates that weigh nearly 83 grams (414 carats). Their shades evoke the flavors of banana, blueberry, cherry, lime, grape and huckleberry...
19th c or earlier pigeon blood ruby bead necklace with 20k gold and diamond necklace .
Length 19.5" approximately 35 g on beads and with pendant 40 g
Lovely Art Deco pools of light necklace circa 1920 or 1930, made from 14 genuine rock crystal orbs, undrilled, held in sterling silver wire, with dainty decorative connecting links, and a hook close. Guaranteed genuine rock crystal; images viewed through the orbs are shown upside down and backwards. The orbs are 13mm in diameter. Nice size -- 18 inches wearable length. The stones are in excellent condition with no chips. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Select from two old Chinese lots: (A) Reticulated jade or jadeite double sided pendant plaque open work carved hard stone with an Asian man carved on both sides.
20 grams white to light soft sage with touches of light tan yellowish russet on some edges.
Ice cold to touch, has a good gloss and a nice "clink" when clinked against an old nephrite carving.
57 X 40 X 4mm. Possibly the older of the two pieces.
Test: repeatedly used hard jewelers' tools and does Not scratch!
Art Deco enameled coral beaded bracelet, 4 strands.
Era: Art Deco jewelry (1915-1930) - The Art Deco style is a very famous and popular art movement that had a lot influence in the world of jewelry. Art Deco was introduced in the 1920s as protest against the Art Nouveau style. Art Deco ended in the 1930s. The style emphasized a very abstract design with geometric patterns.
Period: circa 1920
Source of inspiration: Japan
Theme: Japanese style engravin...
A pretty match for our extra-long, antique branch coral necklace, this bracelet is also remarkable for the quality of its coral. Almost all recent coral is dyed (and looks it). Sources of good natural coral are just about played out, so it's hard to get without choosing antique, or at least very seriously vintage, items.
Here we have the real thing and a lot of it (129 carats). The bracelet hails from a California estate, but would have originated in Italy, where red coral was harvest...
Spezzati or branch coral, so beloved by the Victorians and Edwardians, is making fashion news again. This is a particularly lush example of the form, beautifully vivid and bristling with branches. It weighs in at an impressive 385 carats and is 33 inches long! To achieve this dramatic scale, we actually combined two shorter 19th century estate strands - retaining this wonderful old barrel clasp in beehive shape, although there's no need to open it. Besides its remarkable size, it's fashioned...
This is Superb!
Up for sale this truly amazing huge chunky vintage necklace dating back to 1960
A stunning necklace which is hard to find any equal
It comprises 16 large nugget natural shaped simply mounted as necklace
Superb colour finest quality!
It weighs 245 grams!
Nuggets measure are 29 mm. x 35 mm. X 28 mm. average size
Nuggets are just polished otherwise as found in nature
Necklace is 45 cm. in length
It truly looks something when worn
It would retail £2,450...
Natural Lapis Lazuli hard stone Strand Necklace, 1/4" diameter for each round bead, 30" long over all, in good condition.
Natural Garnet Strand Necklace, 1/4" diameter for each round bead, 30" long overall, knotted between each bead with 14K Gold Clasp, in good condition.
Sumptuous long antique 1920s jade bead sautoir necklace. I am also listing a matching bracelet from the same estate. 119 grams. 90 beads hand knotted with
matching green thread. All beads are 9mm. Gold filled clasp is marked 1/20 12K. Wearable length is 38 inches. 3/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. One bead has
a hairline that can be felt on the surface, pictured, but it is completely stable. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Beautiful 1920s bracelet with jade beads strung on a fine goldtone metal chain with matching spring ring clasp. I am also listing a matching necklace from the
same estate. All beads are 9mm. It weighs 19 grams. Wearable length is 7 1/8 inches. 3/8 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos
enlarged to show detail.