Fanciful floral hand engraving adorns the top half of this very lovely, 3/8 inch wide, bangle bracelet, dating from early last century. Beautifully crafted in gleaming 14K yellow gold, the hinged bangle is flat on top and curved underneath for comfortable wearing. It fits a full size wrist and is eq...(more)
Realistically woven baskets burst with bountiful bouquets of gleaming golden flowers and leaves blossoming with freshwater pearls, in these fun and fabulous Victorian creations artfully handcrafted in three dimensions. 1 3/4 by 1 inch.
A splendid, original Victorian-era engagement ring with a rather rare and unusual pedigree - Austro-Hungarian! Delicately hand fabricated in two-tone gold - white gold on top of a yellow gold ring shank, it stars a bright and shining old mine-cut oval diamond, weighing just under a half-carat. Hallm...(more)
Graceful foliate swirls of finely textured gold create a lovely pinwheel motif pendant centered with a tiny sparkler orbited by a half dozed seed pearls. Sweet! Circa 1900. Just shy of 7/8 inch diameter, the new chain measures 16 inches.
Absolutely delightful, original Victorian ear baubles - circa 1870. A pair of round faceted light purple amethysts gleam in the center from within 17(!) prong settings, framed in textured rosy-yellow gold and ornamented with black enamel tracery and outer beading. A silver floret crown the tops and ...(more)
1 and 3/8 inches long and lovely, original antique diamond drop earrings sparkling at the bottoms with a quartet of bright white old mine-cut diamonds suspended from a slender dagger, crowned by a collet-set rose-cut diamond stud. Hand fabricated in platinum over 18K gold - circa 1900. 1 carat total...(more)
From Birmingham, England, circa 1907 (so the hallmarks tell us), a charming band ring, crafted in rich 18K yellow gold, adorned with a distinctive braided~nail head top. 5/16 inch top, ring size 6 1/2.
A rare and wonderful and eminently wearable pair of original Victorian ear sparklers, hand fabricated in rich 18K yellow gold - circa 1890. A dazzling duo of matched European-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.65 carat, dance below stylized lyre motif tops. What's not to love? They measure 5/8 inch b...(more)
Rare, ravishing and radiant, original Victorian diamond earrings, circa 1875. A classic cluster of antique cushion-cut diamonds, set in silver, sparkle night and day from the center of a yellow gold, buttercup style surround. Just shy of 2 carats total diamond weight, the two center stones alone tot...(more)
A 7/8 inch wide ribbon of supple golden mesh is capped with multi-fringed tassel (or is it multi-tasseled fringe?) and is crowned with a decorative slide, strikingly ornamented with black enamel tracery, for which to adjust the bracelet length. Some minor enamel loss above the fringe, otherwise in s...(more)
A diamond crowned, diamond-eyed serpent, hand fabricated in bright 14K yellow gold, is ready to coil around your finger. An enduring symbol of creative life force. Circa 1890-1900. Ring size 5 1/2.
A darling and delicate delight dating from the earliest days of the last century. The slender 1 and 5/8 inch long lavaliere is anchored by a lustrous cluster of rosé tinged natural pearls, dotted with bright apple green demantoid garnets. 15K yellow gold, hence of British origin. The new 20 inch ch...(more)