Third Floor Antique Jewelry
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 : 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 : Gold : Pre 1920 item #1343225 (stock #3302)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
Sale Pending
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...
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...
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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1950 item #1342885 (stock #3001)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$495.00
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...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1335396 (stock #2971)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$5,600.00
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 design of a large colored stone surrounded by diamonds is referred to as "a baque Pompadour."

The shank is hand chased in 18 karat gold and the diamonds are set in silver. The ring is very large, both in finger size and in scale. The size is an 8 3/4 US . It may have been worn on top of gloves by a man or woman. It would be striking ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1335174 (stock #2970)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$4,300.00
Simple, elegant, timeless design, this French 18 karat gold long chain is beautiful. The design is a love-knot and it is completely rendered by hand. The patina is rich and completely original. The chain measures 60 inches long X slightly less than 1/4 inches wide, and has an original dog clip that swivels open to join a pendant of choice. The length gives it versatility as it can be worn long, doubled or tripled around the neck. It has French poincons, or guarantee stamps for 18 karat gold. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1335170 (stock #1969)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$3,495.00
This Victorian 15 karat gold necklace is English, circa 1850. It has translucent, faceted, chalcedony stones set in gold hand crimped settings . The shape is appealing as it translates to a modern design, yet it is over 150 years old. The chalcedony takes on a lovely pale blue/gray hue with hints of lavender when it is against the skin. The facets across the surface of the stones create a magical effect, much like moonstone when light passes cross the stones.

It closes with a secure push...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1333552 (stock #2018)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$3,800.00
This French, 18 karat gold ring is circa 1840. It is bold and finely rendered with a beautiful play of color. It has a central flower motif created by a cabochon emerald set in a hand crimped gold collet surrounded by small rose cut diamonds . The onyx stone creates a dramatic contrast and gives depth to the creation. The perimeter of the ring is hand engraved and has fine milligrain. The shank continues the flower motif with a pierced vine of leaves. The reverse of the ring is as fine as the fr...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1950 item #1333525 (stock #2017)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$795.00
This French gold pendant is one of the finest expressions of love. It 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 tomorrow."

This pendant , wa...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1333492 (stock #2016)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$3,200.00
How lovely to find an 18th century Georgian sapphire ring in Paris. The ring is hand made and as expected, finely rendered and smooth to the touch. It has a central dark blue sapphire set in a gold rub over collet, with a perimeter of naive rose cut and table cut diamonds. The diamonds are gray and set in silver hand crimped rub over collets. They are the perfect foil for the color of the sapphire. All stones are set closed back, typical of the period. On each side of the central element are tin...