This exceptional, original sapphire and diamond three-stone ring, dating from the late-19th century, showcases a vibrant light-medium blue sapphire weighing 5.38 carats displaying distinct violet overtones. The enchanting gemstone is safely nestled in numerous coronet settings and is accompanied on ...(more)
Five beautifully matched cushion-cut sapphires with a rich twilight blue hue, totaling two carats, radiate across this truly stunning and splendid, original nineteenth century ring, expertly handcrafted in rich 18K yellow gold. The lush, deeply saturated gemstones are set shoulder-to-shoulder with t...(more)
This smiling, slithery and romantic, Victorian-era serpent, crowned with a glowing cabochon garnet, is graciously offering up a garnet-set heart locket. Extravagantly ornamented and masterfully handcrafted in supple and subtly graduated 14K yellow gold - circa 1860 - she is looking for a new home (p...(more)
A stylized heart, centered with a sparkling buttercup-set old mine-cut diamond and supporting a dangling freshwater pearl, anchors this lovely elongated pendant set with two rows of shimmering pearls. The 10K yellow gold has acquired a nice darkened patina after a century-plus. 1 5/8 by just over 1/...(more)
A charming pair of early-Victorian (early-to-mid-1800s) drop earrings composed of three articulated sections glistening with half-a-carat of small bright rose-cut diamonds set in darkly oxidized silver over 14K gold. Notice the floral design on the reverse. Rare, wonderful and wearable. 3/4 (not inc...(more)
For a lovely lepidopterist, a tiny butterfly is frozen in time under double-sided glass and backed with a shimmering iridescent blue Morpho butterfly wing in this exceptionally sweet and charming and quite unusual antique pendant necklace. 5/8 inch diameter, 17 inch chain.
A glowing trio of confetti colored opals alternate with two pairs of sparkling old mine-cut diamonds in this consummate, original Victorian jewel graced with a lovely scrolled side gallery and deeply engraved shoulders. 18K yellow gold, ring size 7+.
A gleaming, 18 inch-long antique (nineteenth century) necklace composed of gracefully graduating links alternating adorned with deeply engraved, repousse-style links and contrasting bright, plain links. 18K hallmarks. Victorian-era necklaces of this style are usually 14K, but not this one! A beauty...(more)
A classical beauty with alabaster white skin, curly tresses and flowing ribbons with apricot highlights is skillfully carved in profile in this sizable (2 1/8 high by 1 3/4 wide) and stunning shell cameo framed in 14K gold with elaborate floral hand engraving. Consummate Victoriana - circa 1875.
A radiant pair of old mine-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.85 carats (but presenting all of one carat each), seriously sparkle from within stylized silver settings, dramatically darkened with a deeply oxidized patina. The precious pair dance below a slender row of rose-cut diamonds and measure 3/4...(more)
We can only wonder why this may be the very first Victorian brooch we've encountered with three crescents (and a star) when the design is so symmetrically alluring. This nineteenth-century jewel glistens with three-quarters-of-a-carat of bright-white rose-cut diamonds set in darkly oxidized silver ...(more)
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...! This artfully designed and sculpted snowflake (no two are exactly the same!) fell to earth sometime during the mid-1880s. Finely hand crafted in gleaming rosy-yellow gold, this Victorian jewel features an early old mine antique cushion-cut diamond (weighing ...(more)