This is an Antique Victorian Bohemian garnet, gold gilt, oval, hinged bangle bracelet. It has 49 sparkling, prong-set, faceted garnets. The bangle is 1/8 inch wide (4 millimeters). It has a box clasp and a safety chain. It will fit up to a 6 1/4 inch wrist comfortably. It is in excellent antique condition.
Two real iridescent green beetles on a gold filled pin and mount. The back of the pin is open so that you can see the bottoms of the beetles. The beetles are prong set and the original C-clasp is present. This type of jewelry was popular with the late Victorians, though due to its fragile nature not a lot has survived making the existing piece rather scarce. ...click for details
A wonderful RARE GOLD VICTORIAN BROOCH featuring a large piece of gold quartz with hanging dangles from the Gold Rush Period in the 1800's. The edge of the gold quartz stone is beveled and set in a bezel setting. No markings as most of this type of jewelry was not marked. It has been tested for gold with of minimum of 14K and more likely that it is 18K. The pin has an early C catch closure. ...click for details
Exquisite gold filled locket and original matching chain with hand chased scroll work on the front of the locket. Even the bale has decorative work. Both interior sides of the locket contain the original picture frames and celluloid covers. There is a maker mark of H.A.& Co and both the hinge and the latch of the locket are secure.
A wonderful antique mourning ring in the form of a buckle made of woven hair and 14K gold (tested). This type of jewelry was made to commemorate a loved one. The name on the keeper part of the buckle is "Cora."
Condition is excellent with no damage on the hair or the 3 piece gold buckle. The hair is very tightly woven with ...click for details