Vintage Jewelry and Decorative Objects at Blackbird Hill Antiques
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1224159 (stock #PJ130)
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$425.00
A 19th-century bracelet with a modern feel, featuring a distinctive, geometric ridged design edged with intricate scrollwork applications. The tongue and groove clasp is very secure, with an added safety chain. The hinge shows no signs of stress and is in good working order. The back exhibits an elaborate engraved monogram and the year 1882. The inside has hallmarks for Birmingham, England, 1882, and the maker’s mark for Sydenham Bros...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1163534 (stock #J2135a-e)
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$125.00
Each of five heart charms decorated with embossed scroll decoration; include is also an engraved faux lock. The hearts are identical, with one showing minor impacts; the lock looks to be hardly worn. All have their bails intact and are marked sterling on the back. Each heart measures 1/2 inch wide by 3/4 inch long, including the bail; the locket measures just under ½ inch wide by 5/8 inch long. Weight: 4.8 grams total
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1141064 (stock #J2009)
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$75.00
This oval pin exhibits a clean, modernistic, leather-like impressed design that belies its dating. It bears the mark of Paye & Baker, a North Attleboro, MA, maker also known for its early 20th-century flatware patterns. The brooch has a very secure C-catch; the pin stem appears to have the same sort of impressions as the front of the pin. The pin measures 2 ½ inches long by 1 ¾ inches wide. Weight: 14.4 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1120961 (stock #J1887)
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$295.00
A distinctive, eclectic design of various size rings and impressed floral elements. The chain tests as silver, is highly patinated, resembling gunmetal. Doubled, the chain measures 16 ½ inches long. Weight: 58.9 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1119589 (stock #J1872)
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$125.00
Constructed as mold-pressed discs with raised reserves and scrolled borders. The discs test as sterling; the removable bridge bars are marked sterling. All connecting rings are original, as are the bridge bars. Each disc button measures ½ inch in diameter. Weight: 2.8 grams total
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1112308 (stock #J1824)
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$825.00
Hand-worked chain with applied textured silver wire intertwined among bow-like links. It has an attached spring ring clasp, and bears a French silver mark on the jump ring. The clasp is original; the jump ring has been re-positioned to secure the chain; originally, the clasp would have been used to attach a lorgnette, for instance. The chain is probably .800 silver. Unclasped, it measures a little over 55 inches long. Weight: 32.4 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1920 item #1112303 (stock #J1821)
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$135.00
Composed of mold-pressed gilded sterling silver, formed as pointed oblong buttons, decorated with pale blue enameled scrolls and flowers. Linked by removable S-formed bridges, both marked sterling. Each button measures about 1 inch long and ¼ inch at its widest part. Weight: 6.1 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1104532 (stock #J1761)
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$175.00
Charming sterling silver bracelet composed of a series of square panels embossed with scrollwork. A sterling embossed ball is suspended from the safety chain, which detaches by means of a hook. Each panel is molded hollow, with edges rolled under. The bracelet is lightweight, but substantially made; the tongue-and-groove clasp is secure, and bears the patent date of Sept. 6, 1887...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1088400 (stock #J1635a)
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$425.00
This classic sterling silver 19th-century bangle is decorated with an applied buckle and belt motif that features engraved leaves on a scored background. There is an engraved leaf on each side of the buckle decoration; the back is undecorated and exhibits a minor dent. The tongue and groove clasp is secure and the hinge is in excellent condition. The inside is marked only ‘Sterling Silver.’ The bracelet measures nearly ¾ inch wide, with an internal circumference of a little over 6 ½ inches...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1920 item #1087407 (stock #J1586)
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$70.00
This silver fob is molded almost like a puzzle cube, composed of separate lobed pieces that have been fitted together. It is of hollow construction. It is dated conservatively, and is likely English sterling. There are no marks. The fob measures 5/8 inch on all sides, not including the bail. Weight: 4 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1084724 (stock #J1584)
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$185.00
This charming cast sterling silver box is formed as a walnut, with a deeply textured and oxidized surface. It has a strong working hinge and closes somewhat securely; a competent jeweler or silversmith could probably achieve a tighter closure. The rim of the bottom piece bears the mark of S. Cottle & Co., a New York workshop that produced quality gold and silver novelty items from 1877 to 1920. The walnut has a bail for use as a pendant or charm...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1078806 (stock #J1549)
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$295.00
The decorative links on this long chain feature tiny ridged or beaded edges, as well as intricate rings within ovular elements. The links are strong and well soldered; there are three links that are missing an inner ring (see close-ups). Oval polished pieces of amber provide an unusual finished look to the piece; all show hardly any signs of wear...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1046588 (stock #J1369)
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$450.00
This sterling silver bar pin features suspended medallions of classical profiles and other Homeric elements, an iconic design of George W. Shiebler of New York. It has a secure modified C-clasp on the back as well as the maker’s mark of a winged S, and a design number of 590. It is also marked sterling. The pin measures 3 inches wide by a little over 1 1/2 inches at its longest drop. Weight: 20.9 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1045435 (stock #J1352)
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$75.00
This bracelet, probably American, is made of alternating silver beads and rings strung on a flexible silver wire. It is unmarked, but tests for sterling silver. It stretches from an inside circumference of 5 inches in its resting state to about 6 inches. It is 2 inches in diameter, expanding to about 2 1/2 inches. The bracelet shows a fair bit of tarnish, but very few signs of wear. Weight: 11.8 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1039227 (stock #J1305)
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$185.00
This sterling silver bangle bracelet exhibits the quality tool work of many of the New York and Newark, NJ, bench jewelers of the late 19th century. The bangle is hollow, but sturdy enough to withstand the hand chasing of the twisted surface. It bears the maker’s mark of George W. Heath, New York (later Newark), as well as a sterling mark. There are a few very minor indentations in the surface (some are in photo #3), but nothing that compromises the structural integrity or beauty of the piece...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1031163 (stock #J1227)
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$285.00
Delicately engraved with flowers and stylized ruffles at the rims, this sterling silver bangle bears the hallmarks for Birmingham, 1884, and a maker’s mark of WH (or HM). It has a safety chain to which a larger link has been added. The tongue-and-groove clasp is very secure, and snaps together tightly. The hinge is in excellent working condition. There are minor surface scratches. The bangle is an oval, measuring 2 3/8 inches by 1 7/8 inches inside; interior circumference is about 7 inches...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1029464 (stock #J1226)
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$175.00
Set with colorful Scottish agates, this pin is enhanced with engraving along the edge of the sterling silver mount. The faceted agates are substantially intact and secure in their mountings. A minute area of roughness is at the tip of one of the red stones. A tiny (under 1/8 inch) chip occurs at the base of the other red stone, at the mounting. Both are very hard to see without magnification...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1019976 (stock #J1131)
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$195.00
This classic English sterling brooch features a circular design enhanced with twisted silver wires and silver beads, surrounding a globular center. It has a secure C-clasp and hinge; the hinge shows a bit of metal stress, but is in good working order...