A gleaming, golden Excalibur, measuring just over 2 1/2 inches long and sparkling to the hilt with old mine and rose-cut diamonds. Unsheathe your inner King Arthur! Victorian, circa 1880.
From Victorian England, a romantic pair of gleaming, golden sweethearts, crowned with sinuous stems and leaves and each centered with a lustrous natural half-pearl, rub shoulders as they dangle from a decorative seed pearl-set bail. Somewhere in time, one tiny seed pearl was replaced with a glass pe...(more)
An elegantly bloomed 15K gold antique puff heart pendant is adorned with delicate twisted rope scrolls and a diagonal sash sporting a central shimmering diamond bordered by flaming crimson rubies. Hallmarks indicate the antique jewel was made in Chester, England in 1903. Measuring 11/16 inch in widt...(more)
Here is one of the most uniquely beautiful antique crosses we've ever had in our collection, and we've seen many. The emerald centered post and cross bars are composed of faceted crystal, capped and overlaid with rose gold decorations. Old mine-cut diamond and emeralds drops dangle from the sides an...(more)
A scintillating septet of gorgeous, high-crowned, old mine-cut diamonds, totaling 2.50 carats, join forces to create this dynamic ultra-sparkler, crafted in silver over gold - circa 1890 - during a brief Georgian revivalist period. The top measures just over 1/2 inch; currently ring size 8 1/2.
Reputedly from nineteenth-century Budapest, Hungary (of all places! although no hallmarks survive), comes this very unusual and and unusually beautiful round locket colored in a winter white enamel background and centered with a 1 carat natural royal blue sapphire. Three rubies, four rose-cut diamon...(more)
This fabulous early-20th century find features a varied array of royal blue lapis lazuli gemstones, including a central hand carved scarab crowned with a watchful pair of birds (Ibises maybe?) with a handful of natural freshwater pearls added for a dash of luster. A rare, exotic, exciting and except...(more)
A sizable (1 7/16 inches wide), unmonogrammed(!) round locket, crafted in sturdy, shimmering 10K yellow gold and centered with a single European-cut diamond sparkler to protect and display a picture of your loved one. Original late-Victorian - circa 1900.
A captivating quintet of old mine-cut diamonds, totaling 1.25 carats, each baring an individual faceting style (as was the hallmark of the diamond cutters of yore), create a sparkling flash across your finger in this elegantly simplified and classic design, hand fabricated in 18K rosy-yellow gold - ...(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)
An enchanting, geodesically faceted, antique rose-cut diamond, weighing 1.65 carat, glistens solo from within a buttercup setting atop a striking repousse mounting adorned with stylized floral motifs in this classic Victorian 'Belcher' style ring. 14K, currently size 7.
Consummate Victorian artistry is exemplified in this classic emerald and diamond three-stone 'carved' ring adorned with elaborate scrolls and curvilinear engraving. This beautiful late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century jewel features a vibrant green emerald, weighing 1.00 carat, set horizontally an...(more)