Period Pieces Art Nouveau Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1432679 (stock #RP13231)
Period Pieces
$59.00
Here is a large – 2-1/4” x 1/2” – bar pin. The fancy engraving is highlighted by black enamel, and the pin is centered by a faux pearl. It shows wear, but it still very pretty. The clasp might be a replacement, but if so, it’s an old repair. The photos are part of the description. Please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance free within the USA.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1424458 (stock #RSP04012)
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$159.00
Here is a simple and elegant stickpin with a stylized flower design, based on a Japanese family crest. It is marked β€œk20” on the back, and tests as a very strong 20kt. The flower head measures 1/2" x 7/8”, and the whole pin is 2-1/2” long. It weighs 2.4g. The pin is a bit bent, not surprisingly given the high gold content (please see photos), otherwise in excellent condition. Circa 1900. Japanese art had a huge influence on the Art Nouveau movement in Europe and America, and this stick p...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1920 item #1427760 (stock #RSP12069)
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$225.00
Here is an elegant stick pin featuring an amethyst measuring 7/16” x 5/16", in a rounded-off diamond-shaped setting made from a warm-hued 14kt gold (marked and tested). The setting measures 9/16” x 1/2” and the whole thing is 2-11/16” long and weighs 2.7g. Circa 1900 and in excellent condition. AMETHYSTS are thought to be spiritual stones, aiding in meditation; also good for curing headaches. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! We do lay-away. ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1406032 (stock #AP7-469)
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$175.00
This splendid Victorian brooch is an example of Egyptian Revival style. It is silver gilt with a polychrome enamel winged pharaoh. It has an old tube hinge and C clasp. It is marked 800 (for silver content) and has an indecipherable maker's mark. The pin is 1 1/4 " X 5/8". There is a small crack in the enamel of one feather. Pre 1900.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1428525 (stock #RSP09057)
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$249.00
Here is a fascinating stick pin, depicting a crescent moon – symbol of the female principal, intuition and new beginnings (and doesn’t that sound great!); an arrow – symbol of swiftness, Sagittarius, and sexual attraction (Cupid’s bow); and a 5-pointed star, symbolic of so many things we won’t even start! It is set with 11 turquoises (birthstone for December, believed to be good for healing and focus) and one seed pearl. The rose gold tests as 14kt. It measures 7/8” at the widest po...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1431393 (stock #RN04019)
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$189.00
Here is a classic Victorian pin/pendant, with a pinwheel motif, with 9 lovely bright dark purple garnet and glass doublets (from the period when amethysts were quite rare and expensive, so they made these doublets out of comparatively inexpensive material), and lots of seed pearls. It has both a pin stem assembly for use as a brooch, and a jump ring so it can be worn as a necklace. It is stamped 10k on the clasp. There is a small break in the gold framework, which isn’t noticeable without magn...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1411237 (stock #AP6-359)
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$85.00
Swirls and Dangles A lovely Victorian pin with coral beads and branch in a gold-filled setting. The three dangles, with beads and a small coral branch give movement and liveliness when it's worn. The whiplash design of the mounting suggests that it has an Art Nouveau influence. Circa 1885.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1920 item #1425910 (stock #RP04011)
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$125.00
Here is a petit pin which has a lotus or water lily motif highlighted by a tiny seed pearl. (The lotus is a symbol of purity and enlightenment, especially to Buddhists.) It is unmarked but tests as 10kt gold. It measures 1-1/8”, and weighs in at 0.04 oz. It would look lovely on a lapel or blouse. Circa 1900. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1429512 (stock #RP13227)
Period Pieces
$230.00
Here is a very Victorian brooch, consisting of a navette-shaped border of rose gold surrounding an oval of yellow gold which highlights a flower and two leaves of rose gold. It tests as 10k, and is signed β€œA.J.C”. Measuring 1-3/4” x 3/8”, it weighs 3.2g. In overall good condition, but it could use some cleaning up. This pin came out of an important household in Newport, RI as a gift, circa 1900. The photos are part of the description; please examine carefully. Thanks! We do lay-away. S...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1920 item #1430205 (stock #RP11199)
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$399.00
Here is a lovely pin in the style of Murrle, Bennett and Archibald Knox. It features a heart interlaced with a navette-shaped frame (this interlace-type motif is also called β€œentrelac”). It is centered by a pretty oval turquoise, and has a safety chain. Unsigned, and marked 9ct. It measures 1-1/2 x 3/4", and weighs 2.6g. The gold has a nice patina, and it is in excellent antique condition. Circa 1900. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! We do lay-...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1429625 (stock #RN06087)
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$349.00
Here is a sweet little pendant or charm made by Jean-Baptiste-Emile Dropsy, one of the famous French medalists. The design was usually made out of a heavy gold plate, but this one is 18kt rosy gold. Signed by Dropsy on the front, as is usual with French medals, it measures 1/2” in diameter (with the jump ring, 7/8”), and weighs 1.5g. In excellent condition, showing a gentle patina, and circa 1900. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! We do lay-away...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1432418 (stock #RN07130)
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$959.00
Here is a lovely pendant/pin with a stylized floral motif using enamel which shades from green-to-yellow in a design reminiscent of a French fleur-de-lis. It is centered by a small diamond (approx. 5 points), and has a pearl-set modified starburst accenting the enameled β€œpetals.” In 14k rose gold, it measures 1” in diameter at the widest point. The bale folds down nicely when it’s worn as a brooch. We had the enamel touched up a little bit at the edges, so it is now in excellent conditio...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1405815 (stock #AS5-142)
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$125.00
Gold and Pearl Art Nouveau Stickpin Simple and simply attractive. This Art Nouveau stickpin dates from about 1900. The artful knot of 14 k gold holds a small pearl. The pin is ~3" long, and it comes with a clutch to prevent accidental stabbings. :-)
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pins : Pre 1990 item #1418384 (stock #AS10-641)
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$80.00
The chances of finding a four-leaved clover are one in ten thousand. Here's a sure thing, ready for the picking and ready to grace your lapel. It's 10k gold with an green and white enameled four-leafed clover to bring you luck. The shamrock is 1.2”; overall length of the stickpin is 2 1/8". Age unknown.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Period : Pre 1900 item #1411472 (stock #AP6-360)
Period Pieces
$45.00
This charming pin is the embodiment of Victorian design. A very stylized butterfly perches on a row of 'gold' ball-shaped dangles. The 'butterfly is centered with a colorless brilliant, and small red imitation rubies are at each side. As was common at the time in the Victorian era, a matching stickpin acts as a safety feature as well as being pretty. The pin is a generous 1 1/2" and is gold filled. There is a maker's mark PC Co. Circa 1880
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1427916 (stock #RSP08045)
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$449.00
Here is a wonderfully detailed dragon stick pin with a tiny accent diamond in her mouth. She tests as 14k gold, and measures 5/8 x 1/2" with a total length of 2-1/8". She weighs in at 2.4g. In excellent condition and circa 1900. Display your inner fantasy/mythology geek on your lapel - or simply your love of history and beauty. The photos are part of the description, so please examine them carefully. Thanks! We do lay-away. Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Arts and Crafts : Pre 1910 item #1414589 (stock #AP10-654)
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$255.00
This lovely Arts & Crafts pin is hammered sterling silver with a mauve enamel center medallion. It is hallmarked and was made in Birmingham, England in 1907-8. It is 1 1/4" x 15/16" in size.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1920 item #1426716 (stock #RSP10058)
Period Pieces
$255.00
Here is an adorable stick pin! The pin is unmarked, but the gold tests at about 12k. The total length is 2-1/8”, the dog’s face is 1/2” x 7/16”, and it weighs 0.9g. He may be a Weimaraner. They were bred as hunting dogs in the early 1800s in Germany, and were named after the Grand Duke Weimar. In real life they are a silvery color, but this guy is a nice warm gold. Wikipedia tells us β€œThe Weimaraner is loyal and loving to his family, an incredible hunter, and a fearless guardian of hi...