Stunning antique Victorian gold mounted banded agate bead necklace with matching oval drop. Mid to late 19th century. The original metal mounting and spring
ring clasp with jump ring test positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. The necklace has been professionally restrung with soft golden brown silk thread with
decorative hand knotting between the beads. 17 1/4 inches wearable length. The pendant is 1 3/4 inches long...
Lovely Art Deco pools of light necklace circa 1920 or 1930, made from 19 genuine rock crystal orbs, undrilled, held in silver plated brass tone wire, with a beautiful openwork flower motif slide clasp also in brass tone metal, with brass tone connecting jump rings. Guaranteed genuine rock crystal; images viewed through the orbs are shown upside down and backwards. The metal on the wires holding the rock crystal orbs is mostly still silver plated with some slight loss of plating...
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)...
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...
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...
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.
About 4 years ago I was fortunate to buy (new-old-stock) ivory jewelry that had been stored in a SAKS Fifth Avenue warehouse since the 1970’s.
A little history about the jewelry – The current owner of the warehouse donated all of the jewelry to a Rabbi who ran various charities in Brooklyn, NY. The Rabbi sold the jewelry in his thrift shop. He had boxes of ivory jewelry that had been pulled from the SAKS store in the 1970’s when SAKS no longer sell ivory items...
A Wonderful Antique Vintage Genuine Coral Bead Necklace. This beautiful estate necklace is composed of genuine natural coral beads, each measuring about 7mm in diameter. There are 75 coral beads in all and ends with a gold upon silver antique clasp. The necklace measures about 24 inches in length. This piece was acquired through an estate collection and is in lovely vintage condition.
Gorgeous vintage 1970s torsade necklace with 3 strands of carved round Chinese turquoise beads with a few freshwater pearl spacers, and 2 strands of large
freshwater pearls. Filigree gold filled box slide clasp which marked 14K and a symbol for gold filled. The largest turquoise beads are 5mm and the pearls are
7mm. Wearable length is 21 inches. About 1 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Long vintage 1970s Chinese necklace with two very large silvertone metal beads encircled by very detailed dragons in relief work, disk shaped Chinese turquoise
beads, round carnelian beads, small silvertone spaceres, and round and oblong buff color fossil stone beads. The round fossil stone beads are hand knotted. 30
inches wearable length. The large silvertone beads are 20mm or 1 3/4 inches wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Beautiful early vintage Chinese carnelian beaded necklace with graduated large oblong beads with silvertone spring ring clasp. 1930s. The beads have great
surface variations and shaded colors. 88 grams. This necklace has been professionally restrung on silver color soft flex wire for security. 22 inches wearable length
and the largest bead is 22mm by 15mm. The smalles beads are 8mm by 7mm. Beads are in excellent 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.
A Wonderful Vintage Genuine Natural Carved Pink Coral Bead Necklace, Art Deco. This lovely estate necklace is composed of carved genuine natural pink coral beads with round coral beads. The largest floral beads are about 5 x 7mm and the largest of the round beads are about 5mm. It is finished in a filigree clasp. Overall the necklace is about 18 1/2 inches long. This necklace was acquired through an estate collection and is in lovely vintage condition.
A Wonderful Antique Jade Necklace, Vintage Chinese Gold on Silver Clasp, circa 1940-50's. This lovely estate necklace is composed of genuine green jade beads, each measuring about 8mm in diameter. They are spaced with gold beads between (exact composition unknown) and ends in a gold upon silver vintage clasp with Chinese character. The necklace is about 20 inches in length.
A Wonderful Strand of Vintage Amethyst Bead Necklace, Pools of Light Style, Estate. These lovely estate gemstone beads remind me of the antique pool of light done in rock crystal the way that they are set. The beads are genuine cut and polished amethyst gemstones and the are on average about 1/2 inch thick. They are set with gold filled. The necklace measures about 27 inches long and is in lovely vintage condition.
Measuring 18 1/4", including clasp, this necklace is comprised of faceted cherry amber beads separated by smaller faceted jet spacers. The amber beads vary slightly in size, as they are hand cut, and appear to be approximately 8-10 mm in size. The clasp is unmarked. The color of the amber is nicely contrasted with the darker jet beads. Note that the photos taken with flash show a lighter, brighter color, as they would appear in strong light.