This is a lovely late-Victorian Arts and Crafts style 14K yellow gold stickpin. The shield design includes three seed pearls and a small mine-cut diamond. Measures about 9/16-inch long, the pin about 2-1/2 inches long and the total weight is about 1.2 grams or 0.040 Troy ounces. The pin shank is marked, but it is too small to decipher, however I think it is a French hallmark. Excellent condition.
Fabulous late-Victorian or Edwardian pansy brooch. This is masterfully handmade in 14k gold. The Art Nouveau pansies are individually hand enamelled, each having a small, 3/16 carat mine cut diamond in the middle. The pansies are about 7/8 inch across. The brooch is about 3 1/2 inches tall and 2 1/2 inches across. It has a maker's mark on the back: K-A, with the K reversed/backwards.
It weighs about 0.8 Troy ounces (25 grams). The pin clasp has a ball hinge and an old safety catch...
Beautiful bow shaped pendant in 14k gold with a substantial garnet (4.5 x 6.4 mm). The pin is not marked, but tests as14k gold. Total weight is 0.165 Troy oz (5.2 gms). Measures about 7/8 inch across. Excellent condition.
White gold ring set with three diamonds – two small single cut diamonds with a larger full cut diamond in the center. The diamonds are about 0.25 carat total (estimated). The ring is marked 14K. Total weight is about 0.07 Troy oz (2.2 gms). Measures about size 6 1/4. Excellent condition. Beautiful ring.
Fabulous late-Victorian or Edwardian pansy bracelet. This is masterfully handmade in 14k gold. The Art Nouveau flowers are articulated on each link so that they move independently from the curvature of the bracelet. The pansies are individually hand painted in a silvery enamel, each having a small, 3/16 carat mine cut diamond in the middle. The pansies are about 1 1/8 inch across. The bracelet is about 7 inches long and 1 inch wide...
Nice hand made bar pin with an old style hinge and early safety clasp. The metal is 10K gold and is marked on the clasp. The three rubies are prong set and the design includes two hand chased leaves. No maker’s marks. Measures about 2 1/4 inches long and 1/4 inch wide. Excellent condition.
Fantastic stickpin with a hand-pierced and chased setting that holds a round opal cabochon. Gold-filled. The top is about 5/8-inch tall by 1/2-inch wide with a pin that is about 2-1/2 inches long. It has a mark that is hard to decipher, but looks like 10 or TO (see photo). Excellent condition.
Lovely chatelaine or watch chain with wonderful scrolling links. It has a fob on the end that is monogrammed RB. The clasp at the top has a spike in it so that it would attach nicely to a ribbon or scarf. Measures about 4 1/4 inches. Excellent condition. Wonderful piece for any Victorian jewelry or sewing collection.
Yellow gold ring set with a single solitaire diamond. The diamond is about 0.35 carat, excellent color and clarity. The ring is marked 14K. Total weight is about 0.08 Troy oz (2.7 gm). Measures about size 8 1/2. Excellent condition. Beautiful ring.
This is a fantastic modernist pendant done in 14K yellow gold. The design shows a primitive couple holding hands. Marked on the back: 14K. Measures about 1-1/2 by 7/8 inches (including the bale) and weighs about 7.9 grams or 0.255 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
Nice hand made bar pin with an old style hinge and C- clasp. The metal is gold-filled base metal or silver. The bar is MOP with two rose gold-filled bands. No marks. Measures about 2 inches long and 1/4 inch wide. Excellent condition.
This is a Victorian Mourning Watch Fob Locket Pendant with layered onyx on one side and carnelian on the other, all set in 10K gold. The locket was sealed when I got it, but I opened it. Inside is a sealed side with something in it! The other has a picture holder with no picture in it. The “glass” appears to be rock crystal and is broken. Dates from the 1880s.
There is an example of this type of locket on page 200 of Collecting Victorian Jewelry by C. Jeanenne Bell (KP Books ©2004)...
This is a lovely flower pendant done in the Arts and Crafts style. The rose gold color pendant is made by Carl-Art Inc. of Providence, RI, and is marked as gold-filled over silver: 1/20 12K G.F. on Silver / logo CA with arrow. Also marked: Design Pat’d. Measures about 1-1/2 inch tall, including the bale. Excellent condition.
Yellow gold ring set with 21 small single cut diamonds in a floral setting. The diamonds are about 0.3-0.4 carat total (estimated). The ring is marked 14K. Total weight is about 0.06 Troy oz (1.8 gms). Measures about size 6 1/2. Excellent condition. The ring is marked 14K and J in a triangle. Total weight is about 0.115 Troy oz (3.58 gms). Measures about size 7 1/4. Excellent condition. Beautifully crafted ring.
This is a gorgeous delicate pin with a gold flower on a stem. The flower is adorned with a beautiful dark blue sapphire in the middle surrounded by four clear crystal (gem?) stones. The yellow gold is 14K and is marked 585 on the stem. The piece weighs about .065 Toz. The sapphire is about 2.5mm. Excellent condition & beautiful.
This is a very nice raw gold nugget (approx. 20-22K) with quartz inclusions made into a pin. Probably from the Yukon Klondike gold rush of the 1890s. The inclusions give this a spectacular glint! The nugget measures about 3/4-inch long, the pin about 2 inches long and the total weight is about 4.3 grams or 0.140 Troy ounces. Tested, but not marked. Excellent condition.
Beautiful insect pin with a jade body, ruby eyes, pearl head and 14K gold legs and wings. The brooch measures about 1 1/4 inch long and is marked 14K. Excellent condition.
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This is a beautifully made hollow body pin. The back appears to be low karat gold or gold-filled. The front is 14K yellow gold, set with a nice little diamond (about 2mm) and decorated with enamel in-laid flowers of turquoise and white. The pin back has a C-clasp, which is marked with a G inside a diamond shield. Measures about 7/8 inch across. Excellent condition, although the diamond is securely set with just four of the five original prongs – one broke long ago.