Requiem Antique Jewelry and Curios from Victorian to Modernist Requiem Antique
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1900 item #1133343
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$350.00
Delicate black onyx mourning necklace of Victorian era 1850s with hand-carved cross. The cross has a miniscule window with glass cover, when you peer inside you can see the fine table-worked human hair from the deceased loved one which has been carefully preserved. Gold bale, gold trim to window and gold mounting to the back of the cross itself. Necklace is restrung on black silk cording and knotted between beads, original Victorian tube hinge and goldfilled safety catch...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1132493
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$495.00
Private collection Navajo dragonfly brooch in hand-wrought sterling silver and hand-stamped is the largest scale we've seen. Dragonfly symbolizes happiness, speed and purity in Native American culture. It represents living in the moment, overcoming one's self created delusions and opening of one's eyes in other ancient cultures. If you can identify the tool's marks, you can identify the artist as back in the day the stamps and dies were handmade...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1930 item #1132489
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$750.00
Antique Ivory bracelet of finest quality is wide, thick and heavy. It's smooth on three sides and has a hand-carved elephant head on one side I always wear towards the back of the wrist as I prefer them unadorned. Measures 1 3/4" tall, walls nearly 1/2" thick in areas, interior opening measures about 8" around. the diameter measures 3" x 2 1/2" so will fit most. No chips or damage, great striations and patina. Weight shy half pound!!! Available to USA mailing address only. Email for details.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1900 item #1132487
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$595.00
Fine quality hand-carved Victorian ivory cross with bale strung on hand-carved ivory beads necklace with carved barrel screw type clasp. Best condition, good patina. Cross length 2 1/8" includes ivory bale, width is 1" and thickness is 1/4", bead necklace measures 34" end to end and can be worn doubled or not. (17" end to end if doubled in other words). No loss!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Edwardian : Pre 1910 item #1132483
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$395.00
Hand-engraved sterling silver bracelet hallmarked for Chester, England. Artistically carved leaves and swirling flourishes typical of 1910's encompass entire top of cuff and back half is unadorned. Lion Passant, Chester mark, Maker's mark and date mark are all stamped on the upper cuff, lower half has hallmarks too worn to discern and clasp is further hallmarked. Measures continuous 1 1/4" wide. Interior measures about 7" end to end. Opening measures 2 1/4" x 2" when closed...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1132480
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$450.00
Unusual ivory bead choker with two strands of warm brown butter tone spheres. 1920s era necklace features a hand carved hook and bar type closure clasp as well as two ivory stations set with sterling silver bar overlays marked for 925 standard. At the central drop, three of the beads are handcarved in a cross hatch pattern. The choker measures approximately 17" end to end at shortest strand. Measures 1" wide at the center front and tapers to 7/8" at the ivory clasp...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Far Eastern : Pre 1930 item #1132467
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$395.00
Striking ivory cuff bracelet hand-carved bypass style with spring hinge of vermeil or gold plated silver. Lovely warm butter to rosy tones to the ivory with swirling graining visible (Schreger lines). Measures 2" wide at the face where the segments intersect. Measures approximately 6 5/8" interior when closed but the style allows for much expansion. Tapers down to 5/8" at the clasp...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1900 item #1081535
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$495.00
Whitby jet beads (lignite) are graduated and hand-carved and set with French jet (glass)bead spacers and original tongue type clasp also of French jet. It's been said that as early as 1825 the first jet carving business was established in Yorkshire area of England and of course today production still flourishes. Largest bead measures 3/4" diameter down to about 3/8". The strand measures 28" end to end with minor loss.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1081499
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$395.00
Beautiful raw green spiderwebbed turquoise nuggets are simplistically set on this old Zuni made cross. Wonderful hand to this piece which measures about 2 5/8" x 2". Clip type bale for use with silver chain or Navajo pearls.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1081493
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$695.00
Fine quality Navajo silver work paired with an alluring spiderweb turquoise slab. Face measures 2 1/4" by 1 7/8". Interior end to end measures 5 1/2" plus an additional 1 1/4" non-adjustable gap.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1900 item #1081480
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$995.00
Early to mid-Victorian mourning festoon necklace of carved Whitby jet. This ornately designed bib fits close to the collar bone with the top strand running about 15". The three rows of carved beads are suspended by hand-carved and polished terminals and a row of large round beads is at the back to ensure comfortable wearing. The closure is typical Victorian plunger style push pin that locks inside a single carved bead. Two sterling safety chains are intact...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1081443
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$395.00
Antique Figa hand-carved of ivory and mounted in 18k gold of Italian origin. The amulet used for good luck and warding off evil, has gold thumb and fingernails and a moving bangle bracelet at the wrist and is fitted with a wide 7mm gold seamless ring for hanging on a good sized chain. Schreger lines are clearly visible in the ivory and there is one small age line. Pendant measures 1 1/2" long.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1930 item #1079313
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$98.00
Catalin bangles in swirled hues or orange, brown, gold or horn and green. These are called spacers, usually paired with big fatter examples to fill in the spaces between and separate them. They measure about 1 1/4" wide all together and the diameter opening is about 2.5" across so will fit most. Look great stacked on the arm 6"-10" tall. See others now listed just in from a local estate.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1492 item #1079310
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$150.00
Deep burnt orange hue red catalin bangle bracelet circa 1927. This bangle is tested and clean and measures 2 5/8" across interior diameter so will fit most. It's about 1/2" wide with a nice thick wall over 3/8" thick. Shown with other examples also for sale now.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1930 item #1079308
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$175.00
Kool mottled orange-red bangle bracelet in catalin, a phenolic resin invented in 1927. This 1920's era gem measures 2 1/2" diameter and is just under 1" wide. No damage. Shown with other examples for marketing purposes only.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1930 item #1079306
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$250.00
Fine quality 20's catalin bangle bracelet in marbled green hues is thick-walled and deeply carved in a basketweave pattern. Measures 7/8" wide and about 7 5/8" around interior opening which is just over 2 1/2" diameter. The wall is about 1/2" wide. No damage or wear. Last picture is shown with other examples also available here.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1940 item #1079246
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$295.00
Striking deep red hue and colossal olive shaped beads range from 1 1/4" down to 1/4" and with no clasp this slips over the head. Finest condition bakelite resin has no chips, few threads show at knotted end on back of necklace.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1078762
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$895.00
Finest quality lapidary and silver work in this massive pendant which is deaccessioned museum piece. 6 gem quality robins egg blue turquoise cabochons are highly polished with copper colored matrix. The crown dancer inlay is stone to stone turquoise, onyx, oyster and spondyllus in a mother of pearl ground. Beautiful feather and raindrop bead work balance this in such a pleasing way. It's quality, subject and smithing compare to work by Elliot Qualo however this piece is unsigned...