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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1255278
Kensington House Antiques
$1895.00
A classic pair of "leopard spot" earrings in 18K yellow gold and mother-of-pearl by Angela Cummings. The earrings are signed on the reverse "Angela Cummings/750". Cummings pioneered the art of hardstone inlay as a designer for Tiffany & Co. After leaving Tiffany, she opened a luxury boutique in her own name.

Origin: America, 1984-2003. Condition: excellent; all original. Dimensions: 3/4 x 9/16". Weight: 10.8 gr.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1940 item #1255276
Kensington House Antiques
$1,950.00
An outstanding pair of 18K yellow gold cufflinks, the oval faces set with black harlequin opals (probably doublets) of exceptional quality in simple millegrain borders. The simplicity of the setting allows the opals to display their superb play-of-color. Virtually every color of the spectrum is visible in the opals, but with a preponderance of red, orange, green and violet. The backs are marked "18Ct Britannic", a high-end English maker of gold and platinum cufflinks and watch bands in the 1930s.

Origin: England, ca. 1935. Condition: excellent. Dimensions: 9/16 x 7/16". Weight: 9.9 gr.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1255267
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$1,895.00
A very fine 14K yellow gold bracelet of interlocking floral plaques in the Art Nouveau style. Five plaques are set with round brilliant cut green tourmalines of particularly fine quality. The bracelet is finished with a concealed box clasp marked "RMU 585".

Ca. 1900. Condition: excellent; all original. Dimensions: 9/16" wide; 7-3/4" long. Weight: 21.8 gr. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: 5.28 cts.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1255264
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$3,600.00
An outstanding Victorian Arts & Crafts long chain fashioned from a series of oval cut colored gemstones in graduating sizes, each bezel-set in 14K yellow gold and joined to one another with very delicate handmade gold links. The selection of stones includes amethyst, citrine, topaz, aquamarine, almandine garnet, hessonite grosularite garnet, pink tourmaline, green tourmaline, and smoky quartz. The chain is an amazing 78 inches (6-1/2 feet) long and can be worn draped around the neck at various lengths. Long chains without clasps and are difficult to wear around the wrist, but this example can be wound about ten times around the wrist for wear as a stunning bracelet. Tested and guaranteed 14K gold.

Origin: America, ca. 1890. Condition: excellent; all original. Dimensions: 78 inches long. Weight: 31.1 gr. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: 94.6 cts.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1255260
Kensington House Antiques
$850.00
A particularly lovely Art Nouveau enameled 14K gold flower pin in the form of an iris. The flower is enhanced with iridescent enamels in delicate shades of green, cream and purple. A 3-point old mine cut diamond is nestled in the center of the blossom. The flower petals are deeply ruffled and finely engraved for added texture. The back retains the original clasp, stamped with the mark for Whiteside & Blank, but the pinstem has been replaced.

Origin: America, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent; no enamel damage; replaced pinstem. Dimensions: 1-3/4 x 11/16". Weight: 5.7 gr.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1930 item #1255258
Kensington House Antiques
$1,695.00
A stunning late Edwardian pendant necklace worked in 14K yellow gold and platinum and featuring a drop pendant of an oval cabochon amethyst surrounded in a triple halo setting punctuated with old European cut diamonds. The pendant is joined to the delicate chain with a wedge-cut amethyst in a finely millegrained platinum setting. The amethysts are of very fine quality, with deeply saturated color and eye-clean clarity. The diamonds are of equal quality, with H color and VS1 clarity. The design has the delicacy of the Edwardian style, but the geometric shape is very much foreshadows the Art Deco taste. Tested and guaranteed 14K and platinum.

Origin: America, ca. 1920. Condition: excellent, all original. Dimensions: chain length, 17.5"; pendant 1-3/8" x 3/4". Weight: 6.6 gr. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: amethyst, 8.9 cts; diamond, .30 ct.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1980 item #1255252
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$1,950.00
A fine pair of 18K yellow gold, crystal and diamond cufflinks in the "Happy Diamond" style originally created by Chopard. The faces have circles of round brilliant cut diamonds encircling sealed crystal compartments enclosing bezel-set round brilliant diamonds that move freely. The cufflinks are similar to the Chopard design, except each compartment contains five diamonds instead of four. The diamonds are graded as I/J color with SI2 clarity. The connectors are marked "18K/750" and have the design number "D107".

Ca. 2010. Dimensions: 11/16" diameter. Weight: 11.9 gr. Approximate Total Diamond Weight: 1.2 cts.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1940 item #1255212
Kensington House Antiques
$2,495.00
An extremely desirable pair of of Edwardian 14K yellow gold double-sided cufflinks set with reverse-carved Essex crystals depicting American birds, retailed by Abercrombie & Fitch. The faces have beautifully rendered depictions of a ruffed grouse, a sandpiper, a standing mallard duck, and a mallard duck in flight. Each of the birds is brilliantly colored and set against a mother-of-pearl background. The connectors are marked "14K" and are signed "AF" for Abercrombie & Fitch.

Origin: America, ca. 1930. Condition: excellent. Dimensions: 5/8" diameter. Weight: 11.1 gr.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1960 item #1252906
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A rare pair of 18K yellow gold earclips in the Sputnik style. The domes are bezel-set with round amethysts, citrines, aquamarines, and green and pink tourmalines. This design was created in the 1950s to highlight the range of colored gemstones available from the mines of Stern's native Brazil. It later came to be called "Sputnik" for its resemblance to the spiky Soviet satellite launched in 1957. Each piece has a unique appearance that relies on the particularly selection and placement of the gemstones for its overall look. This example trends toward mid-tone colors, neither too intense or pastel. The earrings are unmarked, as were many Stern pieces of the period. Tested and guaranteed 18K.

Origin: Brazil, ca. 1955. Condition: no dings or chips to stones; replaced posts. Dimensions: 13/16" diameter. Weight: 10.2 grams. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: 10.3 cts.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1930 item #1252003
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$1,495.00
A lovely vintage 14K gold heart pin set all the way around with old European cut diamonds. The diamonds are set in a white gold shared-prong setting that creates a lovely gallery effect along the outer edge of the pin. The diamonds are nice quality, graded as H/I color and VS1 clarity. Tested and guaranteed 14K.

Origin: America, ca. 1920. Condition: excellent, all original. Dimensions: 1" x 1". Weight: 6.9 gr. Approximate Total Diamond Weight: 1.20 cts.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1252000
Kensington House Antiques
$275.00
A delightful Victorian 14K yellow gold stickpin in the form of a smoking monkey. The face is beautifully detailed and he grasps a small pearl at the edge of his mouth to represent a cigarette. The surface is highlighted with a slightly rust-colored bloomed finish. The back is stamped with the mark for Wordley, Allsopp & Bliss.

Origin: America, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent, sharp detail. Dimensions: head, 1/2" x 1/2"; overall length, 2-1/2". Weight: 1.9 gr.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1910 item #1251998
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$795.00
An interesting pair of English Victorian cufflinks hallmarked by Joseph & Richard Griffin. Each face is in the form of a carriage wheel with spokes radiating out from central bezel set old mine cut diamonds. The faces are joined by chain connectors. Marked "15Ct".

Origin: England, ca. 1900. Dimensions: 9/16" diameter. Weight: 6.6 grams. Approximate Total Diamond Weight: .12 ct.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1910 item #1251995
Kensington House Antiques
$850.00
A very attractive pair of double-sided 14K yellow gold Victorian cufflinks, the faces set with oval garnet cabochons. Cufflinks of the kind are usually made with a simple bezel setting, but this pair has a double border of gold around the garnets, giving them a more substantial look. The garnets are very fine, with vivid red coloring. Each cufflink is marked "14K" and is signed wtih the maker's mark for Sansbury & Nellis.

Origin: America, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent. Dimensions: 9/16" x 7/16". Weight: 9.3 grams. Approximate Total Garnet Weight: 10.84 carats.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1910 item #1251992
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$1,195.00
A most unusual and attractive dress set comprising a pair of double-sided cufflinks and three shirt studs, the faces featuring bezel-set lapidary cabochon amethysts. The amethysts have good, even color and the faceting adds a bit of sparkle. Each piece is stamped "14K".

Origin: America, ca. 1900. Condition: excellent. Dimensions: cufflink faces, 7/16" diameter; stud faces, 5/16" diameter. Weight: 8.7 grams. Approximate Total Amethyst Weight: 23.58 carats.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1960 item #1251990
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$4950.00
A heavy sculptural 18K gold bracelet in the form of interlaced feathers. The two large feathers at the top of the bracelet have rows of round cut diamonds set along the quills. The diamonds are graded as I/J color and VS2 clarity. The gold surfaces are expertly textured to resemble feathers. The clasp is stamped "Van Gogh 18K."

Origin: America, ca. 1950. Condition: excellent, sharp detail. Dimensions: 1-3/8 inches wide tapering to 5/8 inches at the back; fits a 6-3/4" wrist. Weight: 56.6 grams. Approximate Total Diamond Weight: 1.60 carats.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1950 item #1251982
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$2,695.00
A chic pair of 18K rose gold earclips in bow form, each suspending a pair of tubular chains terminating in platinum-set diamonds. The bows are pave-set with small single-cut diamonds (J/K; SI2) and are accented with arches of round brilliant diamonds (I/J; SI2). The larger diamonds (I; SI1) at the ends of the chains dangle freely for added sparkle. The uneven lengths of the chains complements the asymmetric design of the bows. The backs retain the original clips and posts have been added for pierced ears. Tested and guaranteed 18K and platinum.

Origin: America, ca. 1940. Condition: excellent. Dimensions: 3/4 x 1-13/16 inches. Weight: 18.9 grams. Approximate Total Diamond Weight: 1.68 carats.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1930 item #1251145
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$695.00
A nice pair of Art Deco 14K yellow gold double-sided cufflinks, the faces set with faceted disks of bloodstone. The bloodstone has nicely mottled red and blackish-green coloring attractively accented with a gold bars in the center of each face. The connectors are marked for 14K gold and bear the hallmark of Enos Richardson & Co.

Origin: America, ca. 1920. Condition: excellent, all original. Dimensions: 15/32" diameter. Weight: 6.8 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1930 item #1251143
Kensington House Antiques
$895.00
A classic pair of heavy 14K yellow gold Edwardian cufflinks. The oval faces are simply finished with an engraved border. Cufflinks of this type are usually fairly lightweight, but this pair has noticeable heft. The backs of the faces and the connectors have 14K marks.

Origin: America, ca. 1920. Condition: excellent, all original. Dimensions: 3/4 x 9/16 in. Weight: 17.1 grams.