Beautiful Citrine solitaire cocktail ring in a fancy 14K yellow gold setting. The pale canary yellow citrine is heavily faceted and about 13 carats. The ring is about a size 5-1/2. Excellent condition.
Beautiful Citrine solitaire cocktail ring in a fancy 14K yellow gold setting. The dark yellow citrine is heavily faceted and about 17 carats. The ring is about a size 8. Excellent condition.
Carved Green Jade Pendant Necklace Set in 18K White Gold with Diamonds
Superb little jade pendant which is prong set in an 18K white gold mount and hung on a 17-1/2 inch handmade 18K white gold chain. The jade is a luscious green incise carved with branches and leaves. It measures about 1.0 x 1.5 cm. The gold setting is fully backed with a bird design. The pendant has fourteen (14) small diamonds that are about 0.28C TCW. The handmade chain is about 17-1/2 inches long. The total weight (pendant...
Victorian 14K Gold Brooch Hand-Painted Portrait Medallions, Turquoise and Seed Pearl Accents. Beautiful Victorian era yellow gold brooch. The central brooch is made from three connected hollow panels. Each panel has a hand-painted portrait medallion and the center one has turquoise and seed pearl accents. The brooch is from c1860s, but it was altered at a later date. It looks like it was originally longer … the outer panels or extensions have been removed … see photo. Also, the pin and clasp...
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.
Superbly carved nephrite jade pendant with jade beads on a silver bezel and chain. The jade is somewhat opaque and graduates in color from white to green to dark green. Nice flower design on the jade medallion. The oval medallion is about 1-1/2 x 1-1/8 inch in size. The 18-1/2 inch chain looks handmade, as does the rest of the piece. The bezel is marked: Sterling. Excellent condition.
Mid-1800s yellow gold drop earrings. These appear to bear the hallmark of the city of Altenburg, Thuringia, Germany, pre-1886. The purity designation is 800, which indicates near 20K gold (19.2K actually). My tester indicates greater than 18K gold. Each has a nice dark blue sapphire in the middle of a gold "flower" and a pearl at the top. The sapphires are about 6mm diameter; the pearls about 4mm. Total weight is about 3.2 gm (0.10 TOz). Drop length is about 1 3/8 inch. Excellent condition.
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.
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.
Lovely ring set with three rows of facet cut amethysts in a 14k gold setting. The ring has two rows of five square cut amethysts and a center row of five round cut amethysts. The stones all have nice violet color. The piece is marked: 14K / ??. Ring size is 7 1/4 and the total weight is 0.14 Troy ounces. Excellent condition.
Beautiful flower with petals and leaves made of faux tortoise (celluloid?) or nut casing. The flower is suspended on a spring on the end of the hairpin so that it trembles. The flower is about 2 inches by 2 3/4 inches and 3/4 inch deep – very 3-dimensional. The spring attaches to a 3 3/8 inch long two-prong hairpin. Condition is excellent for such an old, delicate piece. One petal has a spot of surface damage and one leaf is partially loose. Not much, considering …
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.
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, delicate brooch made from seed pearl beads that are threaded individually using horsehair onto a mother-of-pearl backing which is attached to a 14K gold frame. The round brooch is about 1-1/8 inches across. The clasp is marked 14K. Excellent condition.
Superb, hand-made lariat necklace. It contains approximately 180 rough cut citrine beads over 32 inches. The terminals of the lariat have four gold keshi pearls and four faceted Australian rock opal beads. Overall length is 36 inches. Excellent condition.
This is a very nice raw gold nugget (approx. 20-22K) made into a pin. Probably from the Yukon Klondike gold rush of the 1890s. The pin on the back uses a turn of the century hinge and a C-clasp. Measures about 1-inch long and weighs about 4.4 grams or 0.145 Troy ounces. Tested, but not marked. Excellent condition.
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.
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.