All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428160
Victorian stickpin of a dog in Essex crystal set in an 18K gold frame with a large 9K gold pin that measures 4 1/2" long. Keep your lovely furry companion with you all day. Crystal carvers began with a rock crystal which was then carved and painted in reverse so that the objects appear to float inside the crystal when viewed from the front. The image is then painted in realistic detail...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428154
Beautiful White and Yellow Gold Circle Drop Earrings C. 1900
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1428119
We are in love with these adorable C1900 mice with red glass eyes which hang demurely from a chain (chain is not included), ready to pounce on the next unsuspecting soul. The turquoise stones are a sky blue color, well matched and pave set on a silver backing. Each mouse has a loop from which one can hang them directly from a chain or on a round silver ring...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428118
These agate earrings are so modern looking and terrific one would have thought they were designed today, and not in 1880. Agate is a variety of quartz and takes many forms, and in this case, it is a particularly lovely form of banded, or striped agate. AGate has been carved, cut and polished into seals, beads, brooches, and earrings since ancient times.This particular brand of banded agate is carnelian, a red agate which in the Victorian era was mined in Scotland...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428100
This a fabulous pair of triple star form cut steel earrings, circa 1840. Cut steel was a fascinating jewelry genre which became a cottage industry in 18th century England. Its manufacture is attributed to Matthew Boulton, an English industrialist from Woodstock, England. He was known to have hired villagers to collect the horseshoe nails from which the jewelry was made and to employ local women for polishing the nails...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428099
C1860 this lovely 15ct ring in the shape of what we call a classic Victorian five stone ring, has three citrines and four emeralds. The double emeralds flanking the central citrine are an unusual design, and the combination of the yellow and green stones is electric. The stones are housed in an ornate claw setting and the ring has elegant scrolled shoulders. Citrine is a type of clear yellow quartz, often a treated amethyst, which changes to a yellow color when heated...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428097
Multi-stone Victorian 15K ring with 4 natural pearls accenting the 3 rubies and 6 emeralds. This ring could have been worn as part of the Suffragist movement, as the white, violet, and green stones convey the message Green for give, White for women, and Violet for votes. The ring is hallmarked assayed in Birmingham in 1868. It was in 1867 the first Women's Suffrage Committee was formed, developing into a national movement in the 1870s...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428096
Multi-stone Victorian 15K ring with 4 natural pearls accenting the 3 rubies and 6 emeralds. This ring could have been worn as part of the Suffragist movement, as the white, violet, and green stones convey the message Green for give, White for women, and Violet for votes. The ring is hallmarked assayed in Birmingham in 1868. It was in 1867 the first Women's Suffrage Committee was formed, developing into a national movement in the 1870s...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1428095
HM Chester 1902 18ct SIZE 5 3/4. Saph & 2 Dia star set gypsy ring, adorned with 2 cushion cut diamonds and 1 center sapphire encased in 8 pointed stars on a polished gold band with charming incised lines on the shoulders. Gypsy rings settings are of the most secure for gemstones and are worn by people with active lifestyles, men and women alike. Their popularity commenced during the Victorian era and continued until the twentieth century. The ring is hallmarked Chester and dating to 1902...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1428094
We love this Antique 15k diamond, sapphire, ruby & pearl ring, circa 1910, for its strong combination of shapes and colors as well as its dynamic symmetry. The ring sits on the diagonal, in contrast to the more common linear arrangement. Studded with old mine cut diamonds, a sapphire and a ruby, the pearl provides balance to the strong color and rough texture of the gemstones...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1428092
Fabulous emerald lizard form brooch! Comprised of of emerald green pastes and set in silver, this is a perfectly proportioned lizard with distinctive silver hands and toes. The lizard's red paste eyes are a perfect compliment to the green paste. Paste was a type of leaded glass formulated in the 18th century...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1428091
Bold and masculine Edwardian signet ring of steel. This is the unusual signet ring in that it is a band and is the same width all around. The crest on the coat of arms is a crown implying nobility. Below the crest is a fancy inscribed letter "E". A set of 3 beautifully carved leaves "reaches" around each side and points to the center crest. The ring is boldly engraved 1915, a size 9 1/2 and measures 9/16 at its widest.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1428090
Hallmarked Birmingham for 1904, crafted in 18K yellow gold, and adorned with a distinctive braided head which looks equally beautiful when viewed from inside. A keeper ring is a snug fitting ring worn on the finger to preventing the loss of a more valuable ring by keeping the other ring from sliding off. We love the way the ring looks solo, as shown here and we think you will agree it needs nothing else. The ring is a size 7 1/2.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428089
An Antique Yellow gold ring with a 5/8 inch diameter round, beautifully colored smooth cabochon coral at the center and millegrain detail in the gold border. A classic, simple pretty Victorian coral ring from the 1880's. The ring is a size 7.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428088
Feminine and pretty Victorian gold ring, hallmarked Birmingham to the year 1870. This ring has 2 unusually shaped tear drop aquamarines set on the horizontally, with a round aquamarine set in the center surrounded by 6 small but mighty rubies. An additional square cut ruby flanks each tear drop shaped aqua, giving this subtle but powerful ring a total of 8 rubies and 3 aqua stones. The ring is a size 6 and can be sized.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428087
Antique French Silver Buckle Bracelet with gold buckles and gold balls accenting the black and silver bangle. The front surface of the bangle is decorated with niello, a mixture of sulphur, copper, silver, and lead, used as an inlay on engraved or etched metal, especially silver, and popular during the Victorian period. The bracelet fits a 6 ½ inch wrist.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428086
Ornate 18K Georgian repousse rose cut diamond ring which likely belonged to someone of nobility. This lavish Austrian or German ring pulls out all the stops with its intricately carved band and gorgeous rose cut diamond mounted in silver "petals" which are in turn set in a carved gold bezel. to maximize the optical qualities of the stone. The carved shoulders of the ring widen on each side to encase another, smaller rose cut diamond mounted again in silver petals. This is the fanciest and most e...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1428085
This is a rare example of the remarkable talent behind the wonderful Austrian Bronze handmade, hand painted bronze miniature figurines which were made around the turn of the 20th century in foundries in Austria and Vienna. Austrian bronzes are individually cast from sand molds used only once, then sculpted and cold painted by hand with several coats of a special and secretive type of enamel paint, resulting in very detailed and life like miniature figures. Our tarantula, approximately 1 inch squ...