Period Pieces Art Nouveau Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1403356 (stock #AC8-545)
Period Pieces
These beautiful sterling silver cufflinks are stamped with the Unger Bros mark and "sterling925 Fine." The flower-patterned ovals are linked by chain and are the epitome of Art Nouveau. One oval, darn it, is a plain replacement. Each oval is 7/8" x 3/4". Circa 1910.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1426681 (stock #RR13174)
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Here is a fascinating ring consisting of strands of rose gold tied in a knot, and studded with gold balls. One ball is missing, which makes it pleasantly asymmetrical (it took us a while to realize that it wasn’t actually made that way!). The decorated area measures 5/8 x 1/2” and the shank measures 3/16”. The ring has a maker’s mark (“J.M”), the anchor for Birmingham, the date mark for 1903-4, “9”, and “375”, however it tests as 10k. It’s approximately size 7 (it could be ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1427332 (stock #RN10200)
Period Pieces
Here is a striking pendant out of the Arts & Crafts movement, which is enameled in an intense blue with patches of a much lighter blue. The dropper shades from a pale green through a lighter blue into the intense blue which echoes the color of the main part of the pendant. The back is marked “sterling silver”, and the dropper is marked silver. It measures 1-3/8 x 1-3/16, and is on a new 18” sterling chain. In very good condition overall. The enamel shows a little bit of wear around the edg...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1429167 (stock #RM09134)
Period Pieces
Here is a brush made by the well-known Gorham Manufacturing Company. The design looks like the top of an antique steamer chest, with a strapping and stud motif – very Steampunk. The top is monogrammed with a fancy "R". It has the Gorham marks, as well as “1857 C”, “Sterling,” and the scissors mark for 1907. It measures 6” x 1-3/4" across the top, and is in very good condition. Photo note: the bristles are an ivory color, but don’t show up that way in the photos. The photos are pa...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1940 item #1417587 (stock #AN5-301)
Period Pieces
A delicately carved mother-of-pearl cameo is surrounded by rose-cut diamonds in this lovely pendant. It is 14 k yellow gold, and the diamonds are set in 14 k white gold. Ten larger and 47 smaller rose-cut diamonds surround the cameo, and nine more diamonds are pave-set on the bail. Overall size is 1 7/8" x 1" including the diamond encrusted bale. The piece is marked [and tested] 14 k gold. It bears an unidentified maker's mark as well as the karat mark. The age unknown, but is estimated ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1900 item #1415686 (stock #SP5-247)
Period Pieces
This very Victorian pin is gold fill set with two rose-cut red pastes and one cabochon ‘turquoise’. The pin is 1 ¼" wide with a central ball element that is 3/8" in diameter. Applied circles of wire rope ornament a vertical, rectangular bar. A hollow ball dangles from two chains; another chain connects the pin to the stickpin. This device preceded the safety catch to prevent loss of the pin. The C hinge and double C catch are replacements. The pin bears a Maker's mark OB, which ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1960 item #1427554 (stock #RR07098)
Period Pieces
Here is a Victorian style ring with a beautiful Gothic design. The elaborate prongs set off the large iolite (approx. 2 ct.) very nicely, and there are 4 small single cut accent diamonds. The setting measures 7/8” north to south, and 3/4” east to west. Approximately size 8-1/2. It is marked 14k, the setting is rose gold and the shank is yellow gold. The stones are in excellent condition. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! We do lay-away. Shipping...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1417043 (stock #AN7-534)
Period Pieces
This pretty lavaliere is made of 10 k gold with an especially rich color. The oval gem is actually an amethyst look-alike--a garnet/glass doublet*and the dropper is a fresh water pearl. The pendant is 1 1/4" x 5/8" in size and is on a 16" gold filled chain. Circa 1900. *Check out the blog accompanying item #1416939 for more about garnet/glass doublets.