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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1930 item #936849
Requiem Antique
$295.00
Nice chunky central bead measures 1" and graduate down nicely to 1/4". The 19" necklace is strung on gold-filled chain you will probably never need to restring. Their symmetry is just slightly off at the closure, (a bead or two more on one side than the other), but the wearer is the only one who will be able to detect this.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1930 item #903247
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$98.00
Art Deco French jet bead necklace with crystal drop worn by a Flapper. This faceted strand measures 44" end to end plus the drop about 1 1/8". Easily fits over the head twice or wear long like the gals of the 20s did. Has no clasp and very light wear. Durable chain assures many years of carefree wear without restringing expense.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Jewels : Pre 1960 item #848186
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$149.00
Interesting amethyst gemstone necklace is silver strung. About 24" end to end, the stones are in the 1" range. Usual inclusions to the stones, some imperfections. Collected in Mexico in the 50s. Discolor to some areas where the stones are connected to the chain.