Period Pieces Art Nouveau Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1310574
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$1,999.00
This lovely slide bracelet has 11 (10K & 14k) gold slides, some of which have opals and seed pearls and what looks like coral. The central slide depicts a beautiful Art Nouveau flower. The clasp is gold filled or 9k, the gold paperclip chain tests as 10k, but the round beads are hard to test beyond confirming that they are gold. One slide has a 14k hallmark and a maker’s mark, and one other has a maker’s mark, which looks like an oak leaf. It weighs in at 16.6g...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1323420 (stock #RN10193)
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$2,030.00
This Edwardian/Art Nouveau necklace would make a wonderful Valentine’s Day gift – and perfect for a bride! Both the size and the pearl and diamond dangle make it unusual. It measures 1-1/4” at the widest point, and from the top-most diamond to the bottom of the dropper it is 2-1/4”...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1310331 (stock #RR12165)
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$580.00
I love this ring, which could have been worn by Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby, or by any of the stylish ladies of Downton Abbey. A cabochon of green chalcedony (thought by Native Americans to promote harmony and good will), reminiscent of high quality jade, is surrounded by red and green enamel on the setting. The shank has Celtic interlace decoration (also called entrelac), highlighted with more red and green enamel...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1920 item #1312583 (stock #RP04011)
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$87.00
This sweet pin has a lotus or water lily motif highlighted with a tiny pearl. (The lotus is a symbol of purity and enlightenment, especially to Buddhists.) It is unmarked but tests as 10kt gold. It measures 1-1/8”, and weighs in at 0.04 oz. It would look lovely on a lapel or blouse. Circa 1900. Please read this description and look at the photos very carefully, as we are not responsible for buyer remorse. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1920 item #1313153 (stock #RN08133)
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$399.00
Here we have a pretty 9k yellow gold pendant. The design is Art Nouveau/Arts & Crafts. It is centered by a dark red garnet, possibly a spessartite. Garnets are the birthstone for January, and were thought to bring travelers safely home. The dangle is set with a blister pearl of a mellow off-white color. There are 3 tiny seed pearls in the main setting...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1321531 (stock #RP05056)
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$379.00
This dramatic brooch features two round black onyxes. Onyx has been used to defend against negativity – crucial in today’s world! Unmarked, but tests as 14 or 15 karat gold. It is centered by a baroque or freshwater pearl, and has two draping chains to highlight a central dogs-tooth pearl dangle. Further decorated by swirls and ropes of gold. It measures 1-11/16” x 1-1/4”, and the chains and dangle add another inch, making it 2-1/4” long in total. It is in excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1316521 (stock #RSP10058)
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$265.00
We think this guy is just adorable! The pin is unmarked, but the gold tests at about 12k. The total length is 2-1/8”, and the dog’s face is ½” x 7/16”. It weighs 0.9g. He may be a Weimaraner. They were bred as hunting dogs in the early 1800s in Germany, and were named after the Grand Duke Weimar. In real life they are a silvery color, but this guy is a nice warm gold...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1309092 (stock #RSP11063)
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$335.00
Created in the shape of an arrow head, this wonderful stickpin features a sparkly cognac-colored diamond of approximately 10 points. Above and below the diamond are 2 lovely (cultured?) golden pearls. It weighs a satisfying 2.3g of unmarked but tested 14k yellow gold, which has been hammered to enhance the “arrow head” look. It measures ½” x 7/16” x 2-1/2" long. In excellent condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1308311 (stock #RE09026)
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$429.00
Ruby is the birthstone for July, and symbolizes love, devotion, and immortality. Pearls symbolize purity and harmony. What a great combination for these pretty earrings! They are marked 375 for 9 karat gold, although they test as 10k. The hanging flower basket motif is quite charming! They contain a total of 16 rubies and 18 seed pearls. The total length is 1-7/8”, and together they weight 4.3g. As usual with older earrings, it’s possible that the wires are replacements...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1323623 (stock #RP12224)
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$188.00
This pair of identical rich yellow gold pins would be an excellent addition to your collection of Victorian jewelry! 1-1/4” x ¼”, they say “BEBE” on the front...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1307371 (stock #RSP04012)
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$147.00
Here is a sweet, simple stickpin with a design based on a Japanese family crest - we believe it's a stylized flower. It is marked “k20” on the back. The flower head measures ½ x 7/8”, and the whole pin is 2-1/2” long. It weighs 2.4g. The pin is a bit bent, not surprisingly given the high gold content (please see photos), otherwise in excellent condition. Circa 1900. Please read this description and look at the photos very carefully, as we are not responsible for buyer remorse. Thanks! ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1323515 (stock #RE11031)
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$535.00
Emeralds (birthstone for May) have been thought to preserve love (great for Valentine's Day), and bring wisdom. These sweet bright green emerald earrings are unmarked, but the gold tests as 14k. They are 13/16” long, and the buttercup settings measure ½” across. The stones measure 5-1/2mm across. I believe the ear wires used to have hooks to slip into, but those are gone and the stubs filed down and smoothed over for comfort. One of the emeralds is chipped in the back, but both stones face ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1310068 (stock #RSP06025)
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$121.00
This beetle is in very good condition (though the pin is slightly bent), and is set in unmarked but tested 14k rose gold. The beetle itself is 9/16” x 7/16” at the widest point, and is held firmly in place by 4 prongs. The whole thing is 2-3/4” long. The Victorians loved to use all kinds of organic things in their jewelry, including real beetles. This particular type seems to have been a favorite. They are very collectible! We have been told they are late Victorian, so probably Circa 1880....
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1920 item #1322785 (stock #RSP12068)
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$299.00
This pretty stickpin features a lovely square-cut tourmaline (said to aid in self confidence and compassion). It is surrounded by a Nouveau framework in gold, with a Tudor or wild rose below. A little white pearl completes it. It is marked 14k, with an illegible maker’s mark. It measures 1/2” x 5/8" and the whole thing is 2-1/2" long. It weighs 2.9g including the gold-filled clutch. In excellent condition and C. 1900. The Tudor rose is a combination of the white rose of York and the red...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1316810 (stock #RN08161)
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$949.00
This gorgeous jewel sports 2 large and lovely peridots. The central stone is cushion cut, and the dangle is pear-shaped. It is decorated with a total of 28 seed pearls of colors that vary slightly, set into the leaves & vine-like gold ribbons. It is marked 14k on 1 leaf and the spring ring. In excellent condition. The decorative panels measure 3-1/2" x 1", and the whole thing measures 15-1/4" total (we have gold necklace extenders available if that’s too short). Circa 1910, right around the ti...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1920 item #1313406 (stock #RN10194)
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$399.00
This sweet lady is made of unmarked but tested 18k yellow gold. Spangled with 8 tiny diamonds (the birthstone for April), and with her hair swept up into a bun with whispy tendrils of hair around her ears, she is just charming! She measures 1” x 1”, and weighs 2.5g. The gold is a little worn at the high points, and we had the ring repaired, as it was worn very thin – someone clearly loved it a lot! On the back, it looks as though someone made a groove for testing the gold. Otherwise in ver...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1940 item #1303737 (stock #RP08132)
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$145.00
Here is a shield-shaped sorority pin (9/16 x ½”), with 16 tiny seed pearls set around the perimeter, and 3 colored stones. The 2 upper stones are emerald green, the bottom one is sapphire blue. They are too tiny to identify with certainty. The shield is crossed by a band of white enamel bisecting a background of black enamel. On the band are the Greek letters Kappa Phi, and in gold on one side is a candle stick and on the other is a flower. On the back it is engraved with what looks like a s...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1920 item #1309002 (stock #RN12224)
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$333.00
What a sweet necklace! Pansies have been equated with thoughtfulness, free thinking, and deep contemplation. Thus Shakespeare’s Ophelia said "There's pansies, that's for thoughts." This little pansy is made from (tested) 10k gold, with a modern-looking 14k, probably a later addition. The enamel shades from dark yellow through to white, with some dark details, and a (cultured?) pearl center. It measures ½” x ½”, and the chain is 16’-1/2” and is marked 14k. Together they weigh 1.6g. Ju...