Period Pieces Art Nouveau Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1970 item #1324201 (stock #RN13244)
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$399.00
Amethysts are traditionally though to aid in clarity of mind, putting the wearer in touch with their intuitions, and helping to cure headaches. This large amethyst should be a great help, measuring 10mm across. It is set in a framework of leaves that bring to mind the Arts and Crafts era, with another leaf on the bale, and a fringe of tiny seed pearls dangles below. It is marked and tested 14k gold and weighs 1.8g. I believe it was made during the 1960s, but am not sure – it could be earlier...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1950 item #1324063 (stock #RN13240)
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$215.00
This necklace is such a pleasure to wear! It drapes very nicely around the neck, measuring 15-1/2” long, with a maximum of ½” in width. It is marked "DANECRAFT STERLING RFG US PAT OFF" and weighs 36.8g. In excellent condition, and we believe it was made between 1940 and 1950. The flowers are lotuses (which are a type of water lily). To Buddists, they represent resurrection, purity and enlightenment. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1324005 (stock #RSP05016)
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$145.00
Here is a pretty lady’s face in profile. Her long golden hair trails down to end with a tiny baroque or freshwater pearl. Total length of the face, hair and pearl is nearly 3/4”. This design was based on a drawing by Charles Dana Gibson – a Gibson Girl! Please see the final photograph. It is hallmarked 14k, weighs 1.2g, and is in excellent condition. It doesn’t have a maker’s mark, but we have seen this exact stick pin with Alling’s mark. Circa 1910...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1323928 (stock #RN11222)
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$499.00
This striking Jugendstil or Arts & Crafts pendant is enameled in white and purple. It is made from 900 silver (sterling is 925), and centered by a lovely oval amethyst which is flanked above and below by tiny seed pearls. There is a pearl dangle (which we added, as the original was missing) below an arc of textured metal. It measures 1-1/2” x 7/8” and weighs 4.7g...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1323855 (stock #RN09187)
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Here is a sweet garland or festoon necklace composed of seed pearls set in 10 kt gold, with two pearls built into the draping chains, and a pearl dangle. The whole thing measures 14-5/8” (and we have gold necklace extenders if that’s too short). The decorated section measures 1-1/4” x 3/4” including the dangle. It is in excellent condition, but one seed pearl is missing. It’s really hard to tell - we only noticed when examining it under the microscope...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1980 item #1323746 (stock #RC15094)
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$45.00
Dolphins represent peace, harmony, and joy. Couple them with hearts, and you have a real winner for Valentine’s Day! This bracelet, made from white metal, consists of 7 links, each with two dolphins leaping through a heart. 7-3/4” long, and 18.3g, it sports a toggle closure. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance free within the USA.
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. They test as 9k, weigh 3.0 g, and the findings are signed “VID”. There are tiny flowers and floral designs at the edges. It looks like the findings are old replacements. One of them has 2 brownish stains on the back, otherwise in excellent condition. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully...
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...
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”. The dropper is a dogtooth pearl, 11/16” long, which has a collar of gold around it, set with 3 tiny diamonds, and swirls of gold holding 4 more little pearls! Wow! The main section features 3 more tiny diam...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1910 item #1323301 (stock #15)
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$99.00
Here is a sweet pin consisting of an oval front made from porcelain or china, and painted with pinkish-brownish flowers – roses? – and greenery. It has a gold colored border, and is mounted on a backing of gold-toned metal. It measures 2-1/2” x 1-7/8”, and weighs 41.6g or 1.46oz. The C-Clasp is a bit bent, but that doesn’t have any effect on its wearability, and otherwise it is in very good antique condition. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thank...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1323218 (stock #RP11199)
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$480.00
In the style of Murrle, Bennett and Archibald Knox, this lovely brooch features a heart interlaced with a navette shape (this interlace-type motif is also called “entrelac”). It is centered by a pretty oval turquoise, and has a safety chain. Unsigned, and marked 9ct. It measures 1-1/2 x 3/4", and weighs 2.6g. The gold has a nice patina, and it is in excellent antique condition. Circa 1900. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & in...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1323141 (stock #RP05071)
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This lovely navette-shaped pin or brooch from the Arts & Crafts era measures 2-1/4 x 3/8”. It has a leaf and berries design, centered by a blister pearl of an intriguing shape. It is marked STERLING, and the pin-stem assembly is original. We have not cleaned it, so it has a nice patina and a little bit of tarnish. In excellent condition, and circa 1900. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1323023
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$910.00
This elegant locket is made out of (tested) 14k yellow gold. The front is partially enameled in black, with seed pearls and a floral design. The back is beautifully engraved, and the overall shape is rather unusual. Inside, both sides are set up for photos or mementos, backed up by blue fabric. It measures 1-5/8” x 3/4” and weighs 4.5g. In overall very good antique condition. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1322953 (stock #RN07116)
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$2,220.00
This stunning garland necklace has a rigid cross piece. Above is a chain running through loops over 5 oval amethysts with excellent color, each set into an inverted heart-shaped framework, and separated from the next by a tiny pearl. Set below each amethyst is a seed pearl, and below the framework are 7 draping chains, the central 5 each having a freshwater pearl dangle. At each end of the bar is an additional little round amethyst, for a total of 7. The central piece is 3” wide, and from the ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1980 item #1322873 (stock #19)
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$28.00
This brooch is really cute. It features prong-set amber-colored rhinestones and colorless glued-in rhinestones in a roundish setting made of gold-toned metal. It makes me think of snowflakes and flowers. Unsigned, in excellent condition and 1” in diameter. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.
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 : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1322701 (stock #RN05034)
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$499.00
This sweet jewel consists of a circle of gold enameled in deep blue, with gold highlights. Through it is tied a 3-looped bow, decorated with tiny seed pearls, as are the bail and drop. There are a few places where the enamel appears to have been applied imperfectly, and a couple very tiny chips, but these very minor flaws are visible only with magnification. It is stamped 15kt gold, but there is a place on the back where it looks as though someone made a repair using rose gold. The pendant measu...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1920 item #1322656 (stock #RM12167)
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$280.00
These 10kt yellow gold cuff links sport an ivy motif – one of our favorites! Ivy is symbolic of growth, marriage, and friendship. The decorated ends measure ¾” x ½”, and they weigh 3.2g. Unmarked, they test at 10k, and we believe them to be from the Art Nouveau period. In excellent condition, and just lovely. The photos are part of the description so please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.