The Archive - Antique & Estate Necklaces

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Art Nouveau Gold Pearl and Diamond Pendant

A fancy Greek-key motif adds neoclassic style to this light and lovely Art Nouveau jewel with a tiny diamond twinkling from within a central buttercup setting along with a pair of lustrous seed pearls and a freshwater pearl drop swinging below. Circa 1900. 1 1/2 inch by 5/8 inch, 17 inch chain.

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Vintage Camphor Glass and Diamond Filigree Pendant

A diamond-centered frosted pressed glass plaque - known as Camphor Glass - shimmers with a radiant carved design and is topped with a fancy filigree crown in this delightful depression-era jewel (circa 1930s) crafted in 14K white gold. A sweetheart. Just a tad shy of 1 1/2 inch by 13/16 inch; the ne...(more)

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Gold Filigree Bead Necklace

16 1/2 inches of delicate filigree beads graduating from 3/8+ to 3/16 inch in diameter make up this lovely high karat (22K) gold necklace. For such delicate filigree this necklace has a surprisingly heavier heft than expected due to the high karat gold. A treasure.

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American Art Nouveau Pearl and Diamond Pendant

A lovely example of American Art Nouveau. This fourteen karat yellow gold pendant dates back to the turn of the last century. Inspired by the French Art Nouveau movement, the pendant incorporates the traditional movement created by flowing curves, but this one is accented with freshwater pearls fo...(more)

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Sterling Silver Engraved Chain & Locket

Hallmarked 1881 and handcrafted in Birmingham, Great Britain, this locket and chain exemplify jewelry from the wardrobe of a Victorian woman of the day. Embellished with ornate vines and leaves, twisted wire motif with a plaque detailed with fine floral leaf engraving. The locket measure 2 3/4 by ...(more)

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Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Filigree Pendant

A most lovely and delicate pendant from the early 1900s, hand-fabricated in lustrous platinum with an artful arrangement of .40 carats total weight of sparkling European-cut diamonds, and accented with milgrain hand-engraving. Pendant measures 1 3/4 inches long and 5/8 inch wide. The platinum cable ...(more)

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Victorian Engraved Oval Locket with Cross and Floral Motifs

An exceptional double-sided locket measuring 1 1/2 inches high (without the bail) by 1 1/8 inches wide. Extremely elaborate and intricate hand engraving throughout. English, 15 karat yellow gold.

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Antique Pearl and Diamond Pendant

From the turn-of-the-last century we have an artful and unexpectedly asymmetrically designed wreath, dotted with tiny seed pearls, presenting a diamond topped freshwater pearl swinging freely inside and a second freshwater pearl swinging below. The pendant measures 1 3/4 by 2/3 inch, the newly added...(more)

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Shreve & Co. Demantoid and Diamond Art Nouveau Locket

An exotic and exemplary antique locket, circa 1900, from San Francisco's renowned jeweler - Shreve & Company. This rare and wonderful jewel is very finely handcrafted with graceful textured gold pierced work overlaying red guilloche enamel. The sinewy foliate motif is dotted with three chartreus...(more)

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Carved Quartz Art Deco Pendant

Delicate 14 karat white gold filigree frames a carved rock crystal quartz set with a single European-cut diamond. Crafted in 14k white gold, pendant measures 1 inches long by 3/4 inch wide and is suspended from a 3/4 inch filigree bale on a 16 inch white gold cable chain.

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Victorian Ruby and Diamond Locket

A stylish and distinctive late 19th century rectangular locket, crafted in warm and pretty 9 karat rose gold and embellished with an engraved texture and a diagonal arrangement of lovely glittering mine-cut diamonds and a fiery red ruby. Measures 1 inch by 7/8 inch

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Art Nouveau Enameled Pearl Pendant

Lustrous freshwater pearl buds blossom amid sinuous enameled green diamond-set leaves and pink petals in this truly gorgeous original Art Nouveau pendant necklace artfully and substantially rendered in 14K gold by Bippart, Griscom & Osborn Jewelers of Newark, NJ - circa 1890-1900 (the flaming t...(more)

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