Exquisitely hand-fabricated in gleaming 14 karat gold, this darling Victorian brooch depicts a diamond-eyed Ouroboros - a serpent biting its own tail- an ancient Greek and Egyptian symbol of self-reflection and renewal. Measures 1 1/4 inch by 5/8 inch.
In the Victorian language of flowers, tulips signified passion, so the original recipient of this lovely brooch most surely knew her admirer was besotted. Exquisitely handcrafted in 14 karat with a rich high karat bloom, set with delicate shimmering seed pearls. Measures 1 3/4 inches long by 3/4 inc...(more)
The Victorian fascination with the arts of ancient Greece is wonderfully apparent in this charming late-19th century pin, featuring the confronting panthers motif from ancient Greek vases and amphora, and delicate Etruscan style granulation as seen on ancient jewelry. Beautifully crafted in 14 karat...(more)
Instead of Cupid’s arrow, this pearly Victorian pin is pieced through by a lustrous crescent. A 14K gold sweetheart measuring 1 3/4 inches by 5/8 inch.
Concentric circles of glittering old mine-cut diamonds, totaling 1.25 carats, join forces to create this high-voltage, late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century Victorian sparkler. Beautifully hand-crafted in platinum topped 14K gold, ring measures 9/16 inch diameter and is a finger size 5 1/4.
A very lovely and beautifully constructed original Victorian brooch centering on a single antique cushion-cut diamond adorned on each side with hand-engraved wheat motifs. The floating golden centerpiece is framed with lustrous half-pearls and the side gallery intricately adorned with a tiny beaded ...(more)
A handsome and distinctive emerald-cut garnet, weighing 3.75 carats, emits a dark romantic glow in this stylishly tailored ring hand-crafted in rich 18K yellow gold. In a finger size 7 1/2.
Over 4.50 carats of closely set old mine-cut diamonds (and a handful of rose cuts) join forces to create high-voltage sparkle in these gorgeous, 1 and 3/16 inches long, late-nineteenth century Victorian cluster drop earrings, hand crafted in gleaming 18K yellow gold. 9/16 inch wide.
This wonderful antique bracelet comes with a touching story. According to the private seller, this beauty was worn as a wedding bracelet since its original acquisition - the back is engraved "Elsie A. Lombard Nov. 16th 1858".
Expertly carved in black and white sardonyx, a woman's profile stands in ...(more)
A marvelous and unusual variation on the late 19th century crescent motif, this delightful brooch deconstructs the shimmering pearl crescent mid arc and punctuates it with floating diamonds, sapphires and rubies. Hand-crafted in England in 15 carat gold, with English hallmarks and a rich antique pat...(more)
Delicate drop cluster earrings highlighting two lustrous natural pearls wrapped with 2.25 carats of sparkling old mine-cut diamonds and dangling from diamond set mounts. Crafted in 18K yellow gold, these classic antique earrings measure 1 inch long by 1/2 inch wide.
A rare and truly exquisite antique pin/pendant and earring ensemble from late 19th century France with lovely Renaissance Revival and Medieval Celtic design elements. Masterfully hand-crafted in rich 18 karat gold with vivid green guilloche enamel, mine-cut diamonds and rich rubies set in butter cup...(more)