All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1086277 (stock #JSO667A)
This gold Georgian band packs a lot of family history into a very small package! It is both a wedding or engagement ring and a mourning ring. The inscription on the interior reads: “ACD to DBM May 7 1807”. Added later, the inscription continues: “to ACD died Aug 23rd 1838 aged 54”. The outside of the band is engraved “Desier 1897”. Tests strong at 14K. Good condition. Ring size 6.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #920963 (stock #JKZ01)
Gorgeous Georgian mourning ring, featuring a central amethyst surround by seed pearls. 9k reeded band. Inscription on reverse is fading, but the date of death is readable: “ob 24 Feb/1803”. Good condition; has been resized. Ring size 6 1/4.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #104740 (stock #JHD04)
A lovely Georgian lady’s hardstone signet ring in 14k gold. Initials appear to be EFJ. Bright cut border. Great condition. Size 6 ½.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1045414 (stock #JEFSW)
Georgian gold memorial swivel ring, featuring plaited brunette hair on one side and an intaglio crest on the other, flanked by an amethyst on each side. The crest is comprised of the figure of a dragon (or possibly a hound!) over a shield over a banner bearing the motto “sed labe sine decus” or “honor without a stain”...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1073064 (stock #JDBFL)
Stunning Georgian era sentimental ring, probably French, featuring blue paste set with a gilt and silver rosecut diamond flower, surrounded by a border of tiny rose cuts. The reverse of the ring is inscribed with an image of forget-me-nots, a common message of affection on early jewelry. Carved scrolling gold band marked 585 at a later date on the band exterior, per European regulations. Very good condition; some wear to glass. Asymmetrical leaves appear to be original. Ring size 4 1/2”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1086255 (stock #JBO186)
Lovely 9k gold Georgian mourning ring, featuring a glass compartment containing plaited blond hair, surrounded by tiny seed pearls. Carved, reeded split shoulders and shank. Very good condition; one chip to glass; wear to gold on reverse of ring head. Size 8.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #976136 (stock #JCA3)
Wonderful Georgian mourning eternity ring, featuring black faceted stones – probably jet – set into 18k gold. Fully marked for London 1831 with makers mark “CJ”. Inscribed “Ann Powell Ob 24 Augt 1831 aet 73. Very good condition; scratching and wear to stones under magnification. Ring size 6 ¾.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #976155 (stock #JCA8)
Superb, wearable Georgian snake hoop earrings in 14 k gold, set with garnet eyes. The snakes are beautifully carved and rippled; excellent condition. Back to front closures. Measure 1” in diameter.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1361352
A stunning Georgian 18K gold textured chain necklace suspending a graduated series of nineteen carved hardstone hearts. The colorful stones include lapis lazuli, moonstone, opal, carnelian, moss agate, porphyry, chrysoprase, banded agate, jasper and more. Stones such as these would have been mined in many different parts of the globe, and wearing a necklace of such "specimens" would have indicated wealth as well as a certain curiosity and intelligence about the world...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1071381 (stock #JHSEP)
Fantastic , probably French or German, featuring blue pansies with beaded surrounds. Poissarde means “fishwife” in French, and, indeed, these back-to-front hoops resemble fishhooks. Very good condition; slight wear to enamel. Hoops measure 3/4”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1837 VR item #1002347 (stock #54710)
Featuring an exquisite pair of antique 14k gold c.1820 Swiss enamel earrings with replacement modern 14k gold lever backs for pierced ears. Beautifully shaded roses in opaque enamels and yellow and blue guilloche enamel flowers, and leaves, in transparent enamels. There is a tiny enamel white flower and white enamel border. Just amazing workmanship in such a tiny area and very rare...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #481816 (stock #JC364)
Great Georgian earrings are so hard to find. These are a stunning pair of gold earrings, circa 1840, when the fashion was for long and light. These earrings feature an elongated repousse drop in a floral motif, suspended from a similar surmount. Beautiful condition; at some point they were converted to gold posts. Measures 3”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1409855
A Georgian 15K gold gentleman's ring set with a hematite intaglio with a rare image from Greek/Roman mythology. We see the buff god Apollo in his horse-drawn chariot being led by Eros ("Cupid"), the god of love. This scene depicts the beginning of the tale of the water nymph Daphne.

Best know as god of the sun, Apollo was also the patron god of archers. One day, he mocked Cupid for the small size of the latter's bow and arrows...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1366825
A lovely Georgian mourning pin worked in 9K yellow gold, the center crystal-covered compartment bordered in faceted jet. Lighter-colored hair is somewhat less common that dark hair, and it contrasts particularly nicely with the black border. The reverse is engraved "Wm Dumelow/ob. 16 Mar/1811 At 42." Tested and guaranteed 9K.

Origin: England, 1811. Condition: excellent, all original. Dimensions: 1" x 9/16". Weight: 3.3 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1393709
An extraordinarily fine pair of Georgian hardstone cameo earrings set in 15K yellow gold. The cameos, certainly of Italian origin, and possibly several hundred years older than the earrings themselves, are carved from a grayish-green stone with white and rust banding. The images depict a satyr with exaggerated pointy ears and a leering grin, and a female companion with a floral wreath in her hair...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #884178 (stock #JP01)
Fabulous all original Georgian flat cut garnet luckenbooth, or witches heart, set in silver. A luckenbooth is a heart-shaped love token named after the Luckenbooths, or locked booths, where they were sold, in the Royal Mile near St. Giles Kirk in Edinburgh. The pins were exchanged by lovers at betrothal and later pinned to the first-born's shawl to protect it from evil spirits. Measures 3/4”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1058555 (stock #JKMER)
Superb gold and collet-set diamond Georgian earrings, in a delicate drop design. Even the reverse has pretty engraved details. Very good condition: one spot of solder to reverse; front-to-back-wires may be later replacements. Marker mark “G.S.”. Measure 1 1/2”.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1025936 (stock #JKMSCE)
Extraordinary pair of Spanish Colonial earrings, circa 1825. These intricate gold filigree hoops also feature a large natural pearl suspended from the back of the hoop, and a seed pearl drop dangling from the bottom. Fantastic condition. Measure just over 2 1/4”.