From the days of Charles Dickens, The Bronte sisters, Thomas Hardy, et al, a charming book locket hand crafted in 9ct yellow gold, hence of British origin, and masterfully hand engraved on both sides. This miniature tome displays a hand painted portrait of a comely Victorian lass and measures 7/8 by...(more)
At no less than 59 inches long, this exotically striking antique chain (perhaps from Russia but we can't be sure) can be worn both doubled, tripled or full length, flapper style. The torqued silver oval links are inlaid in black, a process known as niello. The triple 'slave' links are rendere...(more)
Up up and away in my (your) beautiful balloon! The alluring and airy design of this fabulous Edwardian hot air balloon pendant necklace will elevate your senses. Sparkling European and rose-cut diamonds combined with a deep purple amethyst center and basket add extra lift to this wonderfully whimsic...(more)
An artfully stylized, crisply hand engraved, Greek-key sash decorates both sides of this Victorian oval locket, crafted in nineteenth century Great Britain in velvety patinated 15K yellow gold. i inch by 3/4 inch.
At an ample 19 inches long, this consummate Victorian watch chain with T-bar makes for a very cool and distinctive necklace. Hand crafted in nineteenth century Great Britain with sturdy 9K rosy-yellow gold industrial style links. The century-plus old chain is in pristine condition.
A gracefully stylized bell shape lavaliere necklace, dating from the first or second decade of the last century, crafted in gleaming 14K gold by the renowned American jewelry manufacturer Krementz. A faceted round garnet glistens from the center, a lustrous freshwater pearl dances below and crowns t...(more)
A rare, wonderful and sizable antique pendant necklace, highlighting a luminous oval moonstone, presented in consummate Victorian fashion. The moonstone is held in place by no fewer than twenty-four prongs and is embellished with a subtle rope-motif frame, hand-engraved design elements, and three tw...(more)
From the very literary nineteenth century British Isles come this captivating volume with a beautifully hand engraved, 15ct. yellow gold cover. A picture is worth a thousand words! 3/4 inch.
Three slender dangles, diamonds on the outside and a pearl in the center, swing and sway with your every movement in this fabulous and feminine Edwardian necklace, masterfully hand crafted in platinum over 18K yellow gold - circa 1910. A varied combination of classic Edwardian motifs: bows, swags, l...(more)
A shimmering trio of freshwater pearls dangle and dance below a classic seed pearl-set whiplash motif in this charming, original Art Nouveau pendant necklace - circa 1910. Made by Champenois and Company from Newark, NJ from 1865 until the 1950s. 14K yellow gold, the newly added chain measures 16 inc...(more)
From Victorian England, a charming oval locket hand crafted in 15K yellow gold and masterfully hand engraved on both sides with foliate and floral motifs. Lovingly worn with age and un-monogramed! Just under one inch high by 13/16 inch wide.
In the jewelry world, lavalier necklaces with asymmetrical drops such as this are referred to as negligees (not to be confused with the slinky sheer nightgowns), and this sparkling early-twentieth century jewel, in glorious blue & white, is as lovely as they come. A faceted round sapphire, crown...(more)