Requiem Antique Jewelry and Curios from Victorian to Modernist Requiem Antique
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 : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1062428
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$149.00
Gold plated Victorian era locket with seed pearl embellishment. The locket opens to reveal one original frame without a lens. The chain is an interesting weave of kidney shaped links and it measures 18" end to end. The locket measures about 2 1/4" with the bale included. Lovely late 1800's momento.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1027683
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$475.00
Rare offering of Victorian gold friendship charm earrings in solid gold. The circa 1870 earrings are beautifully engraved with intertwining initials of GDC. They measure 7/8" diameter and weigh approximately 10 grams and have been tested to a minimum of 15k. During this era, actual coins were used to create friendship charms which were pounded and inscribed with initials, dates, or messages from one friend to the other...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1024134
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$695.00
Large Victorian gilded metal locket with AEI monogram superimposed to reference the Victorian sentiment of Amity, Eternity and Infinity. Mourning lockets contained photos of loved ones and sometimes a lock of hair as momentos to wear close to one's heart. Beautifully made, the size is substantial and the classic book chain is pierced overall with tiny crosses. Locket and it's bale measures 2 3/8" long. The bookchain measures 19" long...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1021047
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$295.00
Mid-Victorian hairwork watch chain mounted in 10kt gold fittings and further enhanced with a gold capped tiger tooth fob would make a fine choker as it measures 15" in length. The gold is nicely engraved overall. The hairwork is very precise and in clean & neat condition as the enlarged pictures will show.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #974260
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$1,495.00
Genuine hand-carved tortoise shell locket with original matching chain, circa 1880. The locket has applied carved initials and a rose gold hinge. The chain is complete, and is composed of alternating O and D rings so that it lays flat around the neckline. This early bale form will ensure the locket hangs beautifully. Closure is a hook and eye clasp. Measures 19" end to end chain and the locket is 2" tall x 1 1/2" wide. Interior has one glass and a brass surround...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #961361
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$1,250.00
Grand Tour bracelet with huge vermeil filigree work mounting for this pietra dura inlay work. The clasp is set with an additional pietra dura work in a smaller scale. The bracelet is formed from woven brass. Face measures 1 5/8" tall x 2" wide. End to end just over 7" so a very wearable length for the modern sized woman which is rare with this era jewelry. Guard chain is intact. Best condition. Inquiries welcome.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #937294
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$895.00
Grand Tour 1880s Italian gilded 5 panel bracelet with hard stone floral inlay. Vermeil is 14k over sterling silver and as you see, the gold is nicely patinated and all intact. Measures 7 1/8" end to end, easily increased with additional chain links if needed. Panels are 1 1/8" long and about 3/4" wide. Shown enlarged for your close inspection.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #903579
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$125.00
Antique pink conch shell cameo brooch set in 10kt engraved frame with twisted rope detail. This is finely carved Italian cameo with a profile similar to that of the Greek Goddess Hera, Goddess of Love and Marriage. (But don't let that scare you off!) The gold is a very warm rose color. There is an intriguing locking clasp and the pin stem is extended. Measures 1 1/8" x 1" approximately. No wear. Under magnification, a slight gap to the 3 o'clock position. Pictures are zoomed for detail...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #860069
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$95.00
Lovely Victorian cuff links in rosey gold with engraved L initial and "bar and bean" backs. These are hallmarked with a star as shown. 3/4" tall. Price reflects old filing mark on side of one cufflink. Wear and display fine but not perfect.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #851308
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$265.00
Victorian Whitby Jet pendant hand carved with IMO or "In Memory Of" and worn in remembrance of loved ones during the long periods of mourning common in those times. This English pendant is 2 3/4" long including the jet bale. The pendant alone measuring 2 3/8". Excellent condition as you can see. Great on black silk cord, black velvet ribbon or on a Whitby chain if you are lucky to have one. Small loss old repair.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #844359
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$85.00
Gold framed brooch of black onyx is set in the center with a single seed pearl flower. This is typical of Victorian era mourning jewelry....understanted and elegant. It measures 1" across. Bezel is gold. Old tube style pinback is original and not gold.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #827215
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$125.00
Fabulous Victorian Bumbershoot handle is a classic with hallmarked 18ct gold plated wrap and cap. There's an oval shaped cartouche waiting for engraving. The overall pattern on the handle is like scales or the swirling wave pattern seen in Japanese art. The Mother of Pearl shell handle is luminous and in fine condition. The wooden portion is bamboo in keeping with the Japonaise aesthetic, so popular in Victorian times. 8 1/2" long x 2 3/8" at top...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #823077
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$295.00
French jet mourning cross is hand gilded in true Victorian style with central star/cross and leaves. The chain is gilt brass book link type. The top of the cross is pierced and the bale allows the cross to swing. Chain 18" end to end. Cross 2 1/4".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #810183
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$125.00
Three citrine cabochons are set in English gold in this Victorian era pin. The stones are foiled at the back. No loss and unmarked 9ct. Note the early extended pin stem style.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #804140
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$185.00
In Memoriam, a sentiment used to embellish Victorian Mourning jewelry used to hold photos or plaited hair momentos of deceased. This one's done in yellow gold with black and white enameling; the letters are raised across a band through the center of the face. The reverse is completely engraved. The interior holds two frames with covers and both carry plaited hair momentos. Circa 1860s, one tidyer than the other. Locket measuring about 1 1/4" with one fixed bale ring at top.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #758235
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$175.00
Tortoise shell was a popular material for jewelry during the Victorian era of 1837-1900. Its got thermoplastic properties ie: melts when heated, can be molded into shapes and therefore can be inlaid quite nicely. These "pique" pins are getting harder to find and ours features a leaf and berry design thats pure karat gold. The border is complete with a Greek Key pattern. No loss to the inlay here and has the old style clasp, its original to the pin...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #736506
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$185.00
Rose Gold mounted tusk, a trophy from a boar hunt. This is a nice large size great for a shoulder brooch that can be used to secure the scarf or wraps. Measures approximately 3 7/8" at top cap to tusk tip. This is about 2" tall; a striking and unusual accessory.