The Archive - Antique & Estate Necklaces

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18K Art Nouveau Dragon Pendant

A sparkling spirographic design creates a fine lace background for this sleek and sinuous dragon, patiently waiting for just the right moment to devour the floating pearl dangling in front of him. The creature's body forms the circular frame for this entrancing and exotic pendant, hailing from the z...(more)

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Vintage Diamond and Pearl Drop Pendant

Concentric golden circles frame a pair of lustrous freshwater pearls and a buttercup set diamond sparkler in this 1 and 5/8 inch long and lovely pendant necklace dating from the early 20th century. Sweet. The newer chain measures 16 inches.

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-6755

Art Nouveau Enamel and Pearl Necklace

An artfully stylized and colorful pink and green enameled heart is ready for take-off with a pair of pearl studded wings and a shimmering 'wing' pearl dangling below. Romantic and ravishing Art Nouveau, circa 1900. 1 5/8 by 1 3/8 inches with original 17 inch swag neck chain.

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18K Rose Gold Collar and Earring Set

Fabulous mid-century/Retro style makes its mark with this stunning necklace and earrings set. Superbly crafted in rosy 18 karat gold, a serpentine line of soft three-dimensional gold cubes, punctuated by small gold spheres, wraps around the neck with the conical ends luxuriously overlapping each oth...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-6762

English Late-Victorian Pearl Pendant Necklace

From Chester, England, circa 1904 (so the plentiful hallmarks tell us), a classic snowflake or flower necklace, crafted in very British 15K yellow gold and shimmering with a lustrous melange of half-pearls. Just shy of one inch with a new 16 inch chain.

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Art Deco Gold and Diamond Drop

A collet-set diamond dangles below a diamond centered shield crafted in platinum and 14K yellow gold, circa 1930, in this darling and distinctive Art Deco drop. The pendant measures 13/16 inch, the newer chain measures 16 inches.

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Amethyst Briolette Drop

A luscious rich and vibrant regal purple faceted briolette 13 carat amethyst with a sparkling diamond set 18 karat white gold cap is suspended from a 14 karat delicate cable link chain measuring 18 inches in length. Fit for a queen.

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7.27 Carat Natural - No-Heat Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Pendant

A richly saturated, cornflower blue, natural Ceylon sapphire, weighing 7.27 carats, was fashioned long ago into a full figured pear shape and set within a sparkling halo of small old mine-cut diamonds, in this majestic antique pendant, hand crafted - circa 1875 - in silver over gold. The top half of...(more)

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Shakudo Pendant

From The Land of the Rising Sun, circa late-1800s, comes this wonderful, wearable work of jewelry art. A Japanese sail boat with a full billowy mast is artfully rendered in tri-color gold and sails across the bay with Mt. Fuji in the background and a crane soaring in the sky. This intriguing and exo...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-6361

Zolotas Diamond Necklace

A sensational long diamond necklace by the renowned Greek jeweler Zolotas. Measuring 30 inches in length and artfully composed of cushion-shaped plaques of 18 karat yellow gold linked together with contrasting black gunmetal, or possibly iron, circular links. The necklace contains sixteen 1/4 carat,...(more)

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24 Karat Gold and Sapphire Bead Necklace by Ghuran

An intriguing ancient-flavored necklace by the distinctive Turkish jewelery designer - Ghuran. Lenticular-shaped 24 karat gold beads alternate with button-shape sapphire beads to create this very beautiful and very wearable 18-inch long estate necklace.

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Four Strand Coral Necklace with Sterling Silver Clasp

Four strands of bright orangy-salmon colored coral beads, of cascading lengths, drape your lovely neck and decolletage in this delightfully festive necklace brought to you from the mid-century Mediterranean sea. A decorative filigree clasp, die-struck in sterling silver seals the deal. Frutti de ...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-5978