Third Floor Antique Jewelry
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 : 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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1343314 (stock #3014)
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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...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1329940 (stock #2009)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,400.00
This Scottish sterling silver agate pin is circa 1860. It is a rare form of a penannular, a traditional brooch. It is unique in utilizing only Montrose grey agates, as well as its simplicity of form. I have long admired and collected Scottish jewelry for its singular beauty. Scottish jewelry became very popular when Queen Victoria visited Balmoral, her castle in the Highlands. She adorned herself with Scottish jewelry and dressed her children in tartans...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1328893 (stock #2007)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,895.00
This antique Scottish agate, sterling silver bracelet is a rare work of art. Scottish jewelry has a unique beauty with world wide collectors. It became extremely popular when Queen Victoria visited her beloved Balmoral Castle, dressed her children in tartans and adorned herself in Scottish jewelry. Most Scottish jewelry has traditional forms worn by the men, but bracelets and some sentimental brooches were designed specifically for the women...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1326168 (stock #2004)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$525.00
The allure of the serpent in jewelry is as relevant today as it was through the centuries. The snake, symbolizes everlasting love and became very popular when Prince Albert presented Queen Victoria with a snake ring upon their betrothal. This example is dramatic, as the snake coils five times around the wrist. It has a finely engraved head and a smooth well rendered realistic body. The bracelet would fit an average to large wrist...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1317548 (stock #1998)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$495.00
This antique 800 silver French long chain was recently purchased in Paris. It has a chic , tailored design with rectangular etched, detailed rectangular plaques separated by equal lengths of chain. The plaques have an "x" design very popular during the early 1900's in French jewelry. I have seen it on lockets, but rarely on a chain.

It is smoothly finished and in excellent condition. It has a lovely, original patina and retains French guarantee stamps on the end ring...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1317149 (stock #1996)
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These are unusually rare and original Portuguese chrysoberyl earrings, circa 1750. In the 18th century, Portugal had access to rare stones such as topaz and chrysoberyl, via their dominion over Brazil. The aristocracy draped themselves with these stones, openly displaying their opulence wearing large brooches, rings and earrings...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1309429 (stock #1982)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,395.00
This bold Scottish agate brooch is circa 1880. It is a traditional design called a penannular, or split ring, and was used to adorn the tartans.

Queen Victoria's love of Balmoral Castle, and the traditions of its people was equally matched by the enthusiasm of the populace. If the Queen wore Scottish jewelry, so did the people...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1299208 (stock #1974)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$875.00
The bangle bracelet graced the wrists of most Victorian well dressed women...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1298630 (stock #1972)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,495.00
This Victorian locket and chain were designed utilizing the art of niello. Niello, is the term used to describe the process of fusing silver,copper,gold and sulphur and then pouring them on to incised silver. The patterns created by incising the silver are then filled with the fused metals. The effect is unique , and when combined with rose gold vermeil (silver with a gold wash), it is transformed into a beautiful piece of jewelry.

This example has a particularly pretty chain. The chain ha...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1296481 (stock #1965)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$650.00
This sleek bracelet is circa 1890 and is designed with a buckle closure accented with rose gold vermeil (gold wash over silver). The bracelet is Continental 800 silver and is in excellent condition. It opens and closes with a secure push clasp. It has a remarkable modern aesthetic, although it is circa 1900.

The use of both silver and rose gold vermeil was popularized during the Aesthetic Movement , and the influence of Japan and their use of mixed metals are evident in this design.

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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1293931 (stock #1962)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$695.00
This beautiful,long, antique French chain is circa 1900. It is smooth to the touch and finely finished. The silver design is so feminine with ovals, bows and flowers. It measures a long 55 inches X slightly less than 1/4 inches across the oval plaques.

There are French silver marks on the spring ring denoting 800-900 silver (Continental) and weighs 25.2 grams. The original patina has a beauty that only the passage of time can create. It can be doubled or tripled around the neck. A pend...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1290079 (stock #1955)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$450.00
This sleek very long silver French chain is circa 1900. It has silver, finely detailed links highlighted by oblong links centered with rose gold vermeil plaques. The rose gold is rich in color and double sided.

The chain measures 56 inches long X 1/4 inches across the plaques. It has a spring ring which can be used for a charm or pendant of choice or easily adjusted to be used as a clasp. The condition is superb. It is 23.6 grams and retains French poincons ,or guarantee stamps on the end ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1275020 (stock #1933)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,100.00
This unusual and rare antique silver match safe is French, circa 1890. It is in the form of a book and commemorates the death of Victor Hugo in 1885. Hugo was the acclaimed poet, novelist and dramatist. One of his most acclaimed works, was Les Miserables.

This match safe is symbolically in the form of a book and labeled Victor Hugo dated 1885. It is finely detailed and engraved. It has rose gold vermeil accents and the interior has the original gold gilding. Then interior has the silver poc...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1263038 (stock #1919)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$2,995.00
This of a kind silver, garnet bracelet is French, circa 1860. It is meticulously designed with lozenge shaped plaques centered with cabochon garnets, alternating with finely detailed cherubs. Vermeil (gold wash on silver) is used for contrast, enhancing the unique design. It is Renaissance Revival, with a sophistication on the scale of Jules Wiese and Froment Meurice.

It measures 7 5/8ths inches long X 1 3/8ths wide. It opens and closes with an integral push clasp. There is a French guara...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1252683 (stock #1909)
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These silver and 18 karat gold earrings are Italian, circa 1880 and are designed with authentic ancient coins. They have fine silver detailing incorporating fine twisted silver wire as a bezel for the coin, as well as an accent in the central element. It is a three section earring with the bottom element freely articulating. Notice too, that the backs are as beautifully finished as he front.

The use of ancient coins in jewelry is familiar to us when the firm of Bulgari, which opened in Rome...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1251669 (stock #1906)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,350.00
This French silver,vermeil Gothic Revival bracelet was just purchased in Paris. It is unique in design and has very fine pierced engraved, silver work. It is as lovely on the reverse, as it is on the front, typical of fine French jewelry. Each section has cylinder, hinges of rose gold vermeil(gold wash over silver), that beautifully complements the silver.

It graduates in size from 1 /2 inches wide to the central panel that measures a bold 1 1/4 inches wide. The bracelet measures 7 1/2 in...