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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1262631
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Antique Victorian, late 19th century, 9 karat gold bracelet with hollow links with repousse hammered decoration on the fronts of alternating groups of links, with matching heart shaped detachable clasp, and attached safety chain. The backs of the links are plain and the bracelet is a reversible "night and day" piece. The heart, and one end link of the bracelet are marked 9.C., which is the English designation for 9 karat gold. 7 1/2 inches wearable length and 1/4 inch wide...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1960 item #1262629
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Classic vintage circa 1950 bracelet with carved agate scarabs mounted in 14KT yellow gold. Marked 14K. With scarabs in carnelian, rock crystal, tiger eye, banded onyx, unakite, and bloodstone. 7 1/4 inches wearable length and 1/2 inch wide. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1249156
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Antique English Victorian long necklace with a watch clip in 9 karat gold. Late 19th century. The clip was used to hold items such as lorgnettes and watches, or to thread through a muff so it could be worn around the neck, falling at or below the waist. Marked A.C.C. 9CT on the clasp and also marked 9CT on a cartouche at the top of the chain. The hinge of the clasp is brass, shown on both sides in photos. The rest of the clasp and chain is 9 karat gold...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1244623
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Beautiful antique gold ring with turquoise stones cut and fitted around a center riviere of mine cut diamonds which are set in what looks like silver. Late 19th century, with tiny marks on the outside of the shank that look like French marks, pictured but very difficult to photograph. Tests positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. Ring size 5 1/2 to 5 3/4. The top is 3/4 inch long and just under 3/8 inch wide. Excellent original condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1980 item #1135257
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Fabulous statement making asymmetrical necklace with a double sided genuine mabe pearl gold mounted station strung among very large black onyx round beads, hand knotted with black thread. Circa 1970 or 1980. The gold tests positive for 14KT with jeweler's acid. Continuous strand and can be doubled with a necklace extender/shortener, which I will include. Each mabe pearl is 20mm in diameter. The pearl station is 21mm by 18mm overall. The onyx beads are 12mm in diameter...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1123700
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Lovely antique necklace of carved graduated coral beads in reds and oranges, with a tiny 14KT gold slide clasp. Circa 1900. The coral is undyed Mediterranean. The clasp tests positive for 14KT gold. It has been professionally restrung for security, on a very fine flexible gold finished wire. 24 inches wearable length and just under 1/4 inch wide at the center. The largest bead is 5 mm wide. Excellent condition. The clasp has a tiny indentation, pictured but not noticeable when worn...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1940 item #1123699
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Beautiful early vintage Chinese apple jade beaded necklace with a very finely carved and pierced oval element mounted with prongs in a 14KT gold setting with a slide clasp. Circa 1930. Marked 14K and tests positive for 14KT gold. The beads graduate from large to small and back again to large at either end of the center element. 15 inches wearable length and 1 inch wide at the center. The carved gold mounted element is 1 5/8 inches side to side and 1 inch top to bottom...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1960 item #1065213
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Beautiful four strand choker length necklace made from unusual double cultured pearls caught in two gold stations, and with a gold hook clasp with a short chain. Mid-20th century, or possibly earlier, given that the gold is not marked. The pearls have been identified and verified by a gemologist, and the gold has also been tested and confirmed with jeweler's acid at the same professional jeweler. Each side section has four strands with five double pearls each...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1940 item #992060
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Lush vintage angelskin or salmon coral beaded necklace with a 14KT white gold engraved slide clasp. Circa 1930. Clasp is marked 14K. The color is warmer than the photos depict. The beads range in size from 6 mm to 3 mm. The shortest strand (wearable length) is 16 inches and the longest strand is 20 inches. The center drops about 2 1/2 inches. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail. Display form is lifesize.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1980 item #941617
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Fabulous statement size cuff bracelet in matte textured finish sterling silver with an applied heavy gold element in the form of a lion with emerald eyes. I am also listing the matching gold and emerald earrings from the same estate. Circa 1970. Not marked but the metals test positive for sterling silver and 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. The matching earrings (listed separately) are marked 14K and also marked MS in large letters on the back of each earring...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1980 item #941615
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Beautiful vintage clip back earrings in the form of lions, in 14KT yellow gold, with emeralds as eyes I am also listing the matching emerald, gold, and sterling silver cuff bracelet from the same estate. Circa 1970. Marked 14K (also tests positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid) and also marked MS in large letters on the back of each earring. Together they weigh 11 grams. The four emeralds are 1 mm each. The clip backs can be easily converted to pierced by adding posts. Each is 7/8 inch b...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #866692
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A fabulous and huge antique 14KT yellow gold ring with pearls and dark blue translucent enameling. Georgian, circa 1800. Not marked but tests positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. With three 4 mm diameter pearls in the center, and 34 pearls around the frame, each 2 mm in diameter. With engraved flower form detail on each side and with matching dark blue enamel in the engraved areas. Heavy and substantial at 15 grams. An outstanding and very wearable cocktail size antique ring....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #866684
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Antique yellow gold engraved necklace chain, watch chain, or possibly a muff chain. Circa 1870. Not marked but all elements including end pieces test positive for 14KT gold using jeweler's acid. Very substantial at 37 grams. With thick links alternating between smooth links and heavily engraved links. Also with a swivel clasp piece on one end, and a gold ring on the other end. There probably was another element to the original clasp or fastener, now lost. The ring may be a later ad...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #866683
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Stunning large antique pendant / brooch. Georgian, circa 1800. Not marked but tests positive for 9 KT gold. With a very large amethyst surrounded by tiny rubies and emeralds, accented by sea pearls, with a large sea pearl pendant hanging from a bow form element. With a C catch pin back and a hinged pendant loop. It weighs 14 grams. 2 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition. The tiny pearls on the bow form detail at the bottom of the main piece have some nacre loss; thi...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #864651
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Spectacular and big antique bracelet made from pink coral beads and matching flower form carved coral elements, centered by an amazing full length carved coral three dimensional cherub or putto, all wired on a gold frame. Circa 1850. The center element and the clasp element are hinged to the sides. With a slide clasp with a carved coral cabochon. The color is warmer than the photos depict.

Great size -- 1 1/2 inches wide at center and with a wearable length of 6 7/8 inches. Excel...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1900 item #864635
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Beautiful distinctive antique gold ring with two luminous globe shaped moonstones. The ring has Etruscan style wirework and an unusual oval shape. Not marked but tests positive for 14KT gold with jeweler's acid. Late 19th century. It weighs 2 grams. Each moonstone is 5 millimeters. The top is 1/2 inch long. Ring size 4. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1910 item #864634
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Antique circa 1900 gateleg bracelet in 9KT gold with Persian turquoise stones and luminous moonstones. Marked 9CT using the English designation. It weighs 10 grams. The spring ring and opposite jump ring of the clasp are new replacements in 14KT gold, invisibly soldered by a professional jeweler. 3/8 inch wide and 7 1/2 inches wearable length. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Deco : Pre 1940 item #850069
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Beautiful Art Deco diamond and emerald ring in white gold. Circa 1930. Marked 14K. With a center square cut diamond of about 4 mm by 4 mm, or .40 carat, and ten other small round diamonds including four at 2 mm and six at 1 mm. With two emeralds of about 1 mm by just under 2 mm. It weighs 2 grams. Ring size 7. The top is 3/8 inch by 5/16 inch. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.