All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1278491 (stock #J2550)
Blackbird Hill Antiques
$35.00
Chain not included
Composed of a continuous metal band wound around a glass cabochon, this pendant has a clever design and sophisticated look. It needs only a simple cable chain and a dark fabric to bring out the cloudy, art glass that highlights pale pink or gray, depending on the light. The pendant measures about about 2 inches long. The silver chain in the last photo is sold separately.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1278478 (stock #JJ1536)
A very unusual bronze or brass ring with tentacles that reach up and around your finger. Measures about a size 6. Shank measures 3/8" wide. Top sits about 3/4" high. Has a little tarnish. Unmarked. Fun, modernist design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1277997 (stock #JJ1556)
A great example of Finland Modernist design, a necklace of bronze with a central Tiger's Eye cabochon by Pentti Sarpaneva for Kalevala Koru. Pendant measures 2 1/2" across and 2 1/4" to the top of the bale. Chain measures 26" long. Marked Made in Finland and kk in a circle. Nice condition, one of the rays may be slightly bent. Dark patina contrasts well with the color of the stone.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1930 item #1277781 (stock #J2580)
Composed of white metal in the shape of a pagoda-like structure. A piece of scalloped jade celluloid represents a drum or gong; the structure is decorated further with amber-colored celluloid pieces and a red-glazed ceramic bead. The pin is unmarked and measures 2 ½ inches high by 1 ¾ inches wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1277563 (stock #aawsom003680)
A Gorgeous Pair of Vintage Turquoise, Malachite, and Rosewood Earrings Inlaid Stone and Beautifully Executed. This beautiful pair of earrings is composed of inlaid gemstones of turquoise and malachite set into rich rosewood. The inlay is beautifully done by the artisan who made these. Overall each earring measures about 2 inches long with wire tops by about 1 inch wide from side to side. These earrings were acquired through an estate collection and are in beautiful estate condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1940 item #1277308 (stock #aawsom003674)
A Wonderful Antique Carnelian Intaglio Cameo Necklace Victorian - Art Deco - Neo Classic, c.1920. This beautiful antique piece holds a warm carnelian brown glass intaglio of a beautiful ancient Roman portrait, a theme that was popular from the late 1800's to the 1930's. The portrait is beautifully done. The chain is long and has three faceted crystals. Overall the necklace measures about 27 inches long. The pendant portion is about 1 5/16 inches long by about 1 1/4 inches wide...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1910 item #1277263 (stock #269a50)

Measurements: TOTAL LENGTH: 25" - EXTENSION LENGTH ONLY: 8 1/2" - SLIDE: 5/8" x 3/8" x 1/4" - TOTAL WEIGHT: 23 grams

This type of long chain had many uses for the Victorian woman. Using a watch pin, the chain could be used to hold a lapel watch. At its full length (with or without the extender), the chain could be used to hold a lady's lorgnette or, less commonly, to hold a hand warmer or muff during the cold weather.

The entire chain is Victorian...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1960 item #1277209 (stock #aawsom003672)
A Wonderful Vintage Emerald Paste Necklace Art Deco Cabochons circa 1930-40s. This beautiful vintage necklace holds five vivid emerald green French paste stones. The stones are set in silver tone settings with yellow tone linked chain. The necklace clasps with a hook and can be closed at many different lengths depending on how you want it. The entire length of the necklace is 19 1/2 inches and that would be the longest you could make it...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1940 item #1277158 (stock #aawsom003867)
A Wonderful Antique Sapphire French Paste Ring Art Deco Retro, circa 1920-30's. This beautiful estate ring holds a faceted sapphire French paste stone at center. It is set into an Art Deco Period setting composed of antique gold gilt. The setting has lovely floral and openwork details. Overall the ring measures about 1/2 inch long by about 11/16 inch wide...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1276967 (stock #1937)
This is necklace is signed and designed by Nelly Biche de Bere. The beads, all 30 of them, are 19th century banded agates.

Biche de Bere is a famous contemporary designer who often incorporates old elements with a modern design. She is a runway Paris designer of avante guard haute couture. In this example, she utilized 19th century antique beads and joined them with gilded metal parts. The result is dramatic and beautiful...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1950 item #1276932 (stock #1113)
Truly a unique bracelet (6" in length; 1" wide). Circa 1940. 5 squares of baked enamel on plastic connected with copper.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1700 item #1276000
Could the era that gave us Puck - not to mention Henry VIII, history's most self-indulgent monarch since Nero - be less than playful? Not likely! Little princess Liz, herself, might have practiced up to fund colonies and fight armadas with a toy purse on a frame like this one. It was the perfect accessory for a Tudor tot learning to say "MINE" along with "GO TO THE TOWER" - and it's perfect now as a whimsical pendant for an adult or child...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre AD 1000 item #1275998
In remarkable condition, this stunning ancient pendant is formed in a well-detailed floral shape and set with a ruby red cabochon stone (presumably glass). It's most unusual to find an item of such antiquity still containing a stone, let alone one in splendid condition, but the overlapped edge of the mounting indicates it's original...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1920 item #1274490
The opulence of the old Austro-Hungarian Empire is captured in this rare buckle dating from Czechoslovakia's earliest years of independence, just after World War I...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Modernist : Pre 1980 item #1274450 (stock #JJ1477)
An interesting pair of earrings by modernist jeweler, JB Pericles of Haiti. Small disks overlapping larger textured disks. Marked Pericles Haiti on the back of one and Pericles on the back of the other. Measure 2 1/2" long and 3/4" across. Fish hook backs for pierced ears. One of the hooks is a little bent. Look wonderful on!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1837 VR item #1274106 (stock #1930)
Incredibly lovely, this French, Napoleon 111, bracelet is circa 1810. It is in gilded metal, still so vibrant, that it looks like 18 karat gold. The design is of a central section embellished with opalescent glass. Within each glass section is a fine decorative flower motif centered with a turquoise colored glass stone. The metal is repousse, which is metal shaped from the back to create decorative forms...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1900 item #1274099 (stock #1929)
This necklace is Victorian, circa 1860. Interestingly, it is referred to as French jet, which is neither jet, nor French. It is faceted black glass set on a metal back. The black glass was used to simulate Whitby jet, which became popular during the mourning period of Queen Victoria...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1940 item #1273739 (stock #aawsom003860)
A Wonderful Antique Opal Paste Necklace Victorian Style Art Deco, circa 1930. This beautiful estate necklace holds three opal art glass stones with beautiful coloration mixed with clear faceted paste. The setting is gold gilt and it dates circa 1930's. The drop portion is about 1 1/2 inches long and the entire necklace is about 15 inches in length. This piece was acquired through an estate collection and is in lovely vintage condition.