Third Floor Antique Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1351778 (stock #1970)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$6,200.00
This opulent, large antique French tourmaline ring is circa 1890. It has an important 17 carat faceted pink tourmaline surrounded by rose cut diamonds. The tourmaline is a beautiful shade of deep pink and surrounded by diamonds makes this ring "a baque Pompadour." So called, after Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour. 1721-1764...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1837 VR item #1350435
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$4,595.00
Seldom seen on the market are these rare, flat cut garnet Georgian earrings. The design is simply among the most elegant I have ever offered for sale. They are set with faceted, flat cut almandine garnets that have been hand cut with faceted sides and flat tops. This cut produces more reflection of light and brilliance. When foil is placed beneath the stone, as was characteristically done in this period, it adds more depth of color and undertones...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1347202 (stock #3018)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,295.00
These large antique saphiret earrings are circa 1880. Saphiret glass is an early glass used for jewelry during the 1800's- 1900's. It was created by melting gold into sapphire colored glass. The magical result was a beautiful brick brown color with flashes of agua blue. The color changes with light and movement. Although copies were made into the 20th century, the early glass produced in Czechoslovakia is prized for its unique beauty...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1347187 (stock #3017)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$5,300.00
These rare and beautiful earrings are circa 1800. They are called day/night earrings as the bottoms detach for daytime wear and then can be added for evening formal wear. There are four faceted foil back citrines surrounded by small rose cut diamonds. They are set in 15 karat gold and silver. The backs are bulbous and lovely from every angle.

They measure 1 1/2 inches long from the top of the wire x 1/2 inch across the bottom...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1346845 (stock #3504)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$5,800.00
This bold, beautiful, 18 karat gold pendant is circa 1880. It was purchased In Paris and shown to several specialists in antique Indian jewelry who believe it was made in Pondicherry, India in the 19th century. It is completely handmade with high carat, intricate gold work. It has a paisley of enamel colors including, white, blue green and rust. The gemstones are emeralds, rubies, and diamonds. The central emerald is 3.5 carats, set in a fine detailed collet...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1346498 (stock #3016)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,400.00
This lovely English, 15 karat gold pendant , is circa 1840. In the language of flowers, the pansy signifies "pensee" or "think of me." It was often presented as a token of love. In this harlequin pendant , the vibrant multi-colored stones are citrine, aquamarine and amethyst. The pansy has a tiny diamond accent in the center.

It has a rich, original patina and the gold work is superior. The top loop has been replaced at some point in its 170 year lifetime...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1346369 (stock #3015)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$525.00
This French 800 silver chain is circa 1900. Beautifully designed, it alternates rectangular twisted links with rose gold vermeil. The chain is tailored, and the rose gold creates a beautiful subtle accent.

It measures a long 60 inches X almost 1/4 inches wide and terminates with a secure dog clip. It weighs 41.4 grams and retains a French guarantee stamp for silver on the end ring.

The chain is long and can be doubled or tripled...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1346162 (stock #3303)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$4,150.00
These striking antique 18 karat gold Victorian earrings are circa 1860. while there are many examples of Victorian gold earrings, it is difficult to find an outstanding example. These English earrings have fine gold details as seen in the pictures. While many Victorian earrings have flourishes and swags, these are very refined with a restraint in design. The tear drop for is classic and remains popular even today...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1837 VR item #1346026 (stock #3503)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
SOLD
Berlin jewelry is rare, and fine examples are collected world wide...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1346017 (stock #3502)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$775.00
Sapphirite glass is an early glass used in jewelry making from the 1800's through the early 1900's. It was created by melting gold into sapphire colored glass. The result was magical as the glass turned a brick/ brown color with dense flashes of blue. The blue reflection is the result of the angle of the light passing through the unfoiled stones. It was produced in Czechoslovakia and ended in the early 1900's, as it was too expensive to produce. Later 20th century copies were made in Germany and...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1343314 (stock #3014)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
SOLD
This rare undulating almandine garnet bow is 18th Century. Each garnet is faceted on the perimeter, flat cut, foiled and set closed back. The design is extraordinary, realistically modeling a tied ribbon.

The garnets are various hues ,pale to deeper color depending on the choice of stone and the foiling. The center , bottom, has an articulating piece, garnet set, to replicate the end of the ribbon, but also has a hook in the back that could suspend a pendant if desired.

On the rever...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1920 item #1343225 (stock #3302)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
SOLD
These French, large white paste earrings are outstanding in their size and radiance. I have not had a pair like these for several years. They beautifully replicate diamond earrings of the period, utilizing 18 karat gold and silver. The bottom stone equates to over 2 carats and the top about 6 pts. The stone is the desirable cushion cut, and it is closed in the back, not with foil, but 18 karat gold. This gives the stone extra brilliance and it is almost impossible to detect these are not real...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1343214 (stock #3500)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,950.00
These are a charming pair of French diamond earrings, circa 1900. The style is known as dormeuse as their petit size rendered them comfortable enough for wearing through them through the night. The diamonds are mine cut and have platinum fleur de lis settings. The lever backs and mounts are 18 karat gold. The diamonds are white and radiant, FG SI. They larger stones are approximately 30 pts each and the top stone approximately 8 pts each.

They measure 5/8 ths inches long X 3/8ths a...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1343210 (stock #3501)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,995.00
These are beautiful, antique French diamond earrings, circa 1900. They are known as dormeuse, or sleeper earrings as their petit size made them comfortable enough to wear through the night. They have a buttercup settings in platinum with 18 karat gold mounts and ear wires. The larger stones are approximately 32 pts each and the top approximately 8 pts. The color is white, VS FG finely cut and radiant on the ears. The bottom stones are attached with a connecting loop and move ever so slightly an...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1950 item #1342885 (stock #3001)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
Sale Pending
This is the last petit French love token in inventory. It is one of the finest expressions of love and was conceived as a translation of the poem "The Eternal Son" written in 1889 by Louise Rose Etiennette Gerard, known as Rosemonde Gerard, a poet and playwright. She wrote, "Car, vois-tu, chaque jour je t'aime davantage, Aujourd hui plus qui'hier et bien moins que demain." The English translation of the couplet is "For you see, each day I love you more today than yesterday and less than tomorro...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1342877 (stock #3300)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$7,200.00
Perhaps one of the finest rings I have had the privilege of selling, this antique Georgian diamond ring is circa 1800. The oval translucent blue glass plaque applied with a finely rendered central rose-cut diamond urn motif with a border of rose cut diamonds. The blue glass is foil backed and when the light passes through the stone illuminates a radiant magical blue color. The diamonds sparkle with every movement and the oval size is bold and elegant.

The ring is set in 9 karat gold a...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1340808 (stock #2120)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$2,200.00
These French antique gold and diamond earrings are circa 1830. They are designed as a flower head set with foil back rose cut diamonds. The cen The diamonds are set in silver in typical fashion of the time period with foil beneath the stones. The color of the diamonds are the mellow gray with hints of color so beautiful and distinctive in early jewelry. The central cluster is surrounded by gold semi- circles. There is a small guarantee stamp with a rams head, guarantee stamp for 18 karat gold...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1336443 (stock #3000)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$3,250.00
These antique, French gold earrings are quite dramatic. They are early 19th century and the for is poissarde. This form of earring with back to front closure was popular in France, Germany and Italy. In the book Georgian Jewelry, by Dawes and Collings, pg 33 states...These were hoop earrings with a back to front fitting that resembled a fish hook. The form was so called because they were first worn by the fishwives selling their wares in Les Halles.

This example is especially beautiful w...