You have to hand it to those wild and whimsical Victorians for creating this marvelous pair of bejeweled, braceleted and cuffed hands, each of which is daintily presenting a fanciful foliate token. The hands, which most likely, originally served as necklace clasps, are aglitter with closely-set rose...(more)
From mid-nineteenth century England comes this rare and ravishing necklace, hand crafted and fully backed in warmly patinated 9ct. gold. The enchanting antique adornment is composed of alternating garnet-set flowers and single faceted round garnets, all set in collets accentuated with small, prong-l...(more)
barely begins to describe this exemplary early-Victorian snake bracelet - circa 1840 - magnificently handcrafted in silver over rich 18K yellow gold and packed to the hilt with over 12 carats of bright-white old mine-cut diamond sparklers, including a .70 carat old-mine cushion-cut o...(more)
This exquisite and very early (circa 1830) bow motif pin with a suspended drop is rendered in intricately textured and engraved 9 karat yellow gold (hence most likely of British origin) and is arrayed with opals, rubies and emeralds. This rare and delicate jewel possesses its original, soft, aged pa...(more)
The curvilinear design of this antique lovers' knot also resembles a coiled double serpent - take your pick. This probably British-made jewel is rendered in highly textured 9 karat yellow gold with a deep, time-worn patina and brightened with five round garnets. Circa early 1800s.