A fine and elegant Period Edwardian "bow" form brooch, c. 1900. The top tests Platinum and the back tests 18K gold, but there are no marks. It dates c. 1900 and has 38 old European cut diamonds, approximately 1.2 carats of diamond weight. It measures 1 1/8" in width and 1" in height. It weighs 7.8 grams. Condition is excellent.
A fine 18K gold Victorian period pendant with inlaid prong set tiny Persian turquoise and rubies. The piece tests 18K, but has no marks. It has an engraved border and the back is plain, with no monogram. It dates c. 1890 and is in very good condition with a bit of surface wear appropriate for it's age. It can easily be buffed, but I prefer to leave it as is, unless it is requested. The pendant measures 1" in diameter, 1 3/8" including the jump ring.
A fine Edwardian period 18Ct bar pin with two bezel set fiery opals and a bezel set European cut diamond. The brooch is marked 18ct. It comes in its original box where it was retailed by Gieves Ltd. of London. The piece measures 1 3/8" in width and the center diamond is approximately .20 carats. Condition is excellent and it dates c. 1900. 3.8 grams.
A beautiful Edwardian period 18K gold faceted heart shaped amethyst and diamond pendant, c, 1900. The gold bezel has 60 tiny prong set rose cut diamonds going all around. The gold tests 18K, there are no marks. The 18K white gold bale has three larger graduating diamonds and was made later for the pendant. Condition is excellent and the quality of the craftsmanship is really exceptional. Dimensions: Length: 1 3/8", Width: 1", Weight: 9 grams.
A fine Edwardian period 14K gold engraved bangle bracelet with two bright blue sapphires and a diamond. The engraved design goes all the way around the back of the hinged bracelet. The bracelet is by Carter Gough, of Newark, New Jersey and dates c. 1910. Condition is excellent. Dimensions: Opening Height: 2 9/16", Width: 2 3/8", Weight: 10.2 grams. It is marked 14K and Carter Gough.
A wonderful cabochon garnet bracelet in 14K gold prong set mounts. The bracelet has 14 oval garnets which are open backed, thus the photo makes it appear a bit more red then the actual color.It is marked 14K and also has a maker's mark which is an arrow, most likely a Newark, NJ maker. Dimensions: Length: 7 1/4", Width: 7 mm, Weight: 18.7 grams. Condition is excellent and it dates c. 1900 - 1920.
A fine Edwardian period large platinum and diamond filigree ring, c. 1910. There are three larger round brilliant diamonds in the center, (.45ct.t.w. Clarity Vs1/VS2, color G. There are 12 single cut diamonds, .25ct.t.w., Clarity Vs1/VS2, color G/H. (Total carat weight approx. .75 tdw). The ring is marked Platinum and has a wonderful pierced filigree design. It is a size 6 but can be resized. The top measures 1 1/4" in height and it weighs 5.6 grams. Condition is excellent.
A fine Edwardian 14K gold watch pin brooch by Krementz, of Newark, New Jersey. The pin has a bezel set cabochon sapphire in the center. There is a diamond of seed pearls surrounding the center stone. The sides of the brooch have cobalt blue enameling accented by seed pearls. There is a hook in the back to hang a watch. The piece measures 1 1/4" by 7/8". It dates c.1910 and is in excellent condition. It is marked 14K and has the Krementz maker's mark.
A fun antique 14K gold brooch in the form of a flying insect. The piece tests 14K and the wings have silver on top holding 3 old mine cut diamonds. There are two cultured pearls forming the insect's body and two small bezel set rubies are the eyes. It measures 1 3/8" wing span and 1" in height. It weighs 5.3 grams and is in very good condition. Probably dates c. 1900.
A finely carved antique gilt silver and jadeite floral brooch, c. 1900. The piece has a pierced decorative leaf border which tests silver and has a gold wash. The bezel surrounds a reticulated double floral blossom. It measures 1 3/4" by 1 1/4". Condition is Excellent.
This lovely Edwardian 14kt gold (marked) watch pin measures 1 1/4" wide and 1 " high. It is decorated with pearls and a single sapphire. In excellent condition, c. 1910.
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An exquisite Edwardian period 9 carat gold necklace with bezel set amethysts and seed pearls. The amethysts have a rich deep purple color and the seed pearls are in the leaves of the drops. The clasp and the back of the necklace are both marked 9ct. It measures 17 1/2" in length and longest drop is 1 1/2" in length. The necklace dates c. 1910 and is in excellent condition.
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A fine Edwardian Period carved jasper portrait cameo depicting a Roman man. The figure posed in profile, is crisply carved and beautifully polished. The stone has a rich color and is mounted in an 18 K white gold filigree setting. Condition: Very good. There is a very minute flea bite nick on the rim of the cameo which is barely visible...
A wonderful Edwardian period 14K white and yellow gold filigree bar pin by Krementz, of Newark, New Jersey, c.1910. The top of the pin is 14K white gold and has four bezel set diamonds, approximately .30 points. There is also a vibrant blue sapphire in the center. The piece has a yellow gold back which is marked 14K and has the Krementz maker's mark. It measures 2 3/4" by 3/8". Condition is excellent...