Period Pieces Art Nouveau Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1416333 (stock #AO8-583)
Period Pieces
$375.00
This one piece sterling silver buckle would be stunning on a black velvet sash! It was made by Unger Bros in the early 20th century. The ornamental design is a classic scroll and acanthus. The buckle is 4 1/4" x 2 1/2". Marks are 925 (sterling) and the Unger Bros markIt is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1980 item #1415068 (stock #AS5-140)
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$40.00
This Egyptian Revival style stickpin tests as 10 k gold. The decorative head is 7/8" in length and the pin overall is 2 5/8". The yellow "stone" is glass. A clutch will be supplied with the pin. Not marked. Age uncertain.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1920 item #1343195
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$400.00
Gentlemen: this terrific lion is just waiting to take his place on your tie or lapel! Made from unmarked but tested 14kt yellow gold, with tiny red stones for eyes, and a (cultured?) pearl in his jaws, he measures 7/16” x 1/2”. The findings are either a low-carat gold or gold filled. The lion himself weighs 1.5g, and the total weight is 4.1g. He probably began life as a stickpin, circa 1900, and is in excellent condition. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefull...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1440859 (stock #RN09187)
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$449.00
Here is a graceful garland or festoon necklace composed of seed pearls set in 10 kt gold, with two pearls built into the draping chains, and a pearl dangle. The whole thing measures 14-5/8” (we have gold necklace extenders if needed). The decorated section measures 1-1/4” x 3/4” including the dangle. It is in excellent condition. One seed pearl is missing, but it’s really hard to tell - we only noticed when examining it under the microscope. Circa 1910 – it would have been right at hom...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1414849 (stock #AP7-457)
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$245.00
Good things come in small packages! This charming watch pin embodies all the beauty of Art Nouveau design. It is 14 K gold set with a 4 x 6 mm amethyst and seed pearls. The pin is 3/4 X 3/4" and carries the maker's mark L B A. Circa 1900.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1414273 (stock #AP6-406)
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$295.00
This unusual Art Nouveau pin features a lady in profile. Her curving, golden tresses frame her face. The pin is 1 1/2" X 1" in size. It has a old style lever safety clasp and is marked 14k. Circa 1900.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1980 item #1433023 (stock #RR08119)
Period Pieces
$199.00
Here is a sweet ring made from 10kt (marked and tested) yellow gold, with a marquise or navette-shaped ruby flanked by two tiny accent diamonds. (Ruby is the birthstone for July, and is a symbol of love, devotion, and immortality – it just doesn’t get any better than that!) It also has a maker’s mark, which is either “QI” or “OJ”. The 2 diamonds are set in white metal – it’s not possible to tell whether the metal is platinum or silver. It’s size six and could be sized. The ph...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1900 item #1438542 (stock #AN5-229)
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$74.00
The popularity of all things Italian amounted to mania in the Victorian England of 1860-1880. Especially favored were objects of Etruscan design. This locket is gold fill, decorated with a dimensional Etruscan Revival motif that is punctuated with a pearl. It is 1½" long and is unmarked.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1980 item #1440653 (stock #RC15094)
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$45.00
Here is a white metal bracelet, consisting of 7 links, each with two dolphins leaping through a heart. Really sweet! Dolphins represent peace, harmony, and joy. 7-3/4” long, with a toggle closure. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance free within the USA.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1415305 (stock #AP7-507)
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$55.00
Recycling isn't a new idea! This charming pin was made with an Art Nouveau era button. The detail of the lady, the flowers, and the bow is wonderful. The pin is 1" X 1/2"; the button is 1/2" in diameter. Circa 1900.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1415876 (stock #AN10-638)
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$450.00
This plique a jour pendant is centered with an oval opal and accented with eight colorless brilliants and a fresh water pearl dropper. The translucent enamel is an unusual and lovely blue in color. Plique a jour, that unusual, difficult, and beautiful technique, dates from the 15th century. It was used by Cellini, then revived in the late 1800s in France. The metal frame in this lovely piece is 900 silver, suggesting that the piece is most likely German or Austrian in origin. Circa 1900.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1436271 (stock #RR04036)
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$1,499.00
Here is a very elegant band, with a continuous wheat sheaf pattern (wheat signifies love and charity). It was made at the turn of the last century, according to jewelry historian Christie Romero (RIP). She also told us it was probably made using a process called “die rolling.” It is marked “22ct”, “PLATINUM” (the platinum is under the gold, as you can see in the photos), and the maker’s mark is “B’s”. It is size 5-1/4 plus a little, and it cannot be sized. 5.6 grams. It is i...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1436376 (stock #CM-15)
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$85.00
A visit to Maisel’s Trading Post was de rigueur for tourists visiting New Mexico before the store closed in the late 1960s after Mr. Maisel’s death. (It was later reopened in 1980 by a grandson, but closed again in 2019.) Tourists flocked to the store, which featured an open lower-level gallery where Native American artists crafted the jewelry and artifacts sold above. Maisel’s was a splendid entertainment and a source of excellent jewelry. This pendant and bracelet were purchased there...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1438268 (stock #RP08146)
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$699.00
Here is a very pretty watch pin made of marked and tested 14k gold, many seed pearls, and 2 accent diamonds. It has a leaf and motif, and 2 little flowers with heart-shaped petals, and we think it’s just beautiful. It measures 1-1/8 x 1-1/4" and weighs 6.9g. One seed pearl was missing, so we had it replaced. The pin stem assembly is original. In excellent condition, and circa 1910. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! We do lay-away. Shipping, handl...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1430868 (stock #RR08117)
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$349.00
Here is a beautiful ring which is unsigned, but attributed to Bernard Instone, one of the well-known Arts & Crafts era jewelers. He often used leaves-as-prongs in his ring settings, and as was often the way in the A&C movement, he didn’t use costly stones nor gold, so he could keep his prices affordable. This ring is made from sterling silver and set with a blue-green “Swiss lapis” (dyed quartz) which measures approximately 3/4” x 9/16”. It is about size 5-1/2, however due to the cons...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1434673 (stock #RN11214)
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$245.00
Here is a lovely Victorian cameo, set in flourishes of yellow gold and decorated with 4 pearls. The background is a slightly darker pink than the lady. The attention to detail in the carving is very nice, and she is in excellent condition. There is one missing pearl, but it’s unnoticeable. It seems to say “SIG” in script across the back. The bale is signed with “10K” inside what looks like a stylized “C”. It measures 1-13/16” not including the bail, by 1”. We have some chains ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1408983 (stock #AP5-450)
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$95.00
This Egyptian Revival watch pin is 14k gold set with an oval opal. It dates from ~1880. The original catch has been replaced with a more modern safety catch. The pin is 1 1/2" wide by 5/8" high.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1437451
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$110.00
Here is a sweet little pin which has an interestingly textured top, like stylized waves or cross hatching. It measures 7/8” x 1/8”, and weighs 1.0g. Unmarked, it tests as 14kt. Circa 1900 and in excellent condition. The photos are part of the description so please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.