Requiem Antique Jewelry and Curios from Victorian to Modernist Requiem Antique
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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 : 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)...
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 : 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"...
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 : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1078728
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$595.00
Victorian sterling silver mounted tiger claw brooch is the largest example we've seen. That is to say, the claws themselves are enormous measuring 1" across at the widest and about 2" measured diagonally from the corner of the claw to the sterling tip. The silver is beautifully engraved overall and the repousse tiger's face has been dented inwards. Measures about 2 1/4" wide and tall...
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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1900 item #1040623
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$125.00
Beautiful coin silver oyster ladle with spade shaped bowl, twisted and engraved handle...
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. These were usually hewn from silver and then attached to a bangle bracelet w...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1900 item #1024140
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$495.00
Large Victorian mourning locket is unadorned on both sides. The interior is ornately molded with fleur-de-lis motifs. This locket is paired with a long ebony guard chain. These chains were placed around the neck to hook onto a ladie's hand muff. These round beads are knotted in between. This necklace was worn as doubled about the neck. Locket contains a photograph and a lock of hair tied in ribbon. It's gold frames and lenses are included. Bale is also gold ring which was enameled black at one t...
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. Includes two Victorian photos, both with original frames and ...
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. This can be nicely fitted with ...
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 : Strands : Pre 1900 item #961309
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$650.00
Victorian era guard chain of genuine Whitby Jet faceted beads in a length you'll rarely find and circa 1880. These types of chains were designed to place around the neck to hold the muff by a ring when not in use. The beads are all identical in size and shape, that is as nearly as hand-faceting will allow. Each bead is knotted in between and there are two French Jet glass beads at the closure, placed for aesthetic purposes. 62" total length and approximate length of each bead is 1". Some enamel ...
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 : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #921019
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$95.00
Tortoise Shell earrings with sterling silver grape leave and vine inlay and mother of pearl grapes. These are screwbacks and you could convert to posts if needed. 1" diameter and no loss to inlay....