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22K Gold and Gemstone Hair Comb c.1888

Dress up your tresses with this extra charming Victorian hair comb ornately rendered in 22K yellow gold and dotted with diamonds, rubies and sapphires. This baroque beauty is engraved on the reverse: Rachel Tweatman 1888. 4 1/2 inch by 2 1/2 inch.

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Victorian Repousse Gold Diamond Hair Comb

Beautify your bob with this ravishing and regal rarity. Five ornate, repousse golden plumes, each dotted with an old mine-cut diamond, crowns a translucent, butterscotch colored, double-tined hair comb. The base of the ornament is adorned with classic Victorian Etruscan Revival granulation. Somethin...(more)

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Art Deco Two-Tone Diamond Barrette

Multidimensional rays of golden sunshine are captured in this glorious 14 karat gold hair ornament that we converted from an early Art Deco brooch. A sparkling .45 carat European-cut diamond radiates from the center, surrounded by a stylized platinum frame. Graceful scalloping adorns the border this...(more)

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Large Victorian Gold Barrette

Impeccably rendered with ornate hand engraving, this open-hearted, hand fabricated hair barrette is much more than a beautiful piece of collectable Victoriana; it is a lovely and practical hair accessory perfect for today's styles and fashion. Measuring an impressive 3 1/2 inches in length and 1 inc...(more)

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Jumbo Victorian Silver Watch Chain

A marvelous, large-scale sterling silver watch chain from late 19th century England, with classic Industrial Revolution ornamental style, and long enough to be worn as a stunning necklace as well. Superb! With English hallmarks, 24" long by 7/8' wide

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Natural Pearl and Diamond Barrette

Just over one-and-a-half inch long and gracefully curved, this charming late Victorian~early Edwardian hair ornament shimmers with a central row of natural button pearls bordered on each side by glittering rose-cut diamonds. Crafted in silver topped rose gold. Sweet.

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Italian Four-Color Gold, Ruby and Diamond Compact

A fabulous work of jewelry art, a la Buccelati, for your purse or vitrine. This magnificent circular compact is handcrafted in four colors of 18 karat gold: green, rose, white and yellow. The tree design is wrapped in a flowing diamond bow and is blossoming with ten luscious cabochon ruby fruits. Wo...(more)

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Antique Diamond Barrette

We’ve converted this 2 and 1/4 inch long and slender bar pin into a much more useful and fashionable hair barrette to add a dash of flash of glitter to your glistening locks. Elegantly crafted in platinum over 14 karat gold, circa 1900, it scintillates with eighteen bright-white European-cut diamo...(more)

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Moonstone Medusa Scarf Ring

Turn your friends and onlookers into stone with this enchanting, late-Victorian scarf pin featuring the Greek goddess Medusa in all her fury with a stern look on her masterfully hand carved moonstone face, messy serpent riddled hair and a double snake-like tie under her chin set with fine natural Bu...(more)

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Five Piece Gold Antique Accessory Set (Chatelaine)

More fun than a Swiss Army knife - all the accoutrements needed to run the household of your manor or chateau - circa 1860. Suspended from an ornate rose gold fleur-de-lys pin are: an ornately covered lorgnette, a gold-topped perfumer, a gold button hook, a gold-covered pocket knife and a very rare ...(more)

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Pair of Antique Gold and Turquoise Barrettes

We've converted this pretty pair of late-19th century lingerie pins into a charming pair of hair barrettes. Handcrafted in lovely rosy-yellow 9 karat gold and dreamy robin's egg blue turquoise with spider’s web matrix, one navette shape is ever so slightly larger than the other. Measurement: 1 5/1...(more)

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Art Deco Diamond Barrette

Dress your flowing tresses with this rare, ravishing and romantic Edwardian/early-Art Deco hair barrette, lovingly handcrafted in platinum with neoclassical design inspiration. A row of eleven old mine-cut diamonds sparkle from within individual double-milgrained box settings, each of which is embel...(more)

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