The Archive - Antique & Estate Necklaces

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Art Deco Carved Quartz Pendant

Most carved rock quartz crystal pendants from the 1930s tend toward a fanciful and frilly filigree design, however, this streamlined shield shape beauty displays the striking architectural geometry associated with the Art Deco period. Crafted in bright 14K white gold and dotted with a twinkling diam...(more)

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Large Victorian Malachite Locket

This 14K Victorian locket features a large cabochon of malachite displaying the lacy curves and paisley orbs typical of the fine Russian material available in the 19th century. The gemstone is bezel set and framed with Etruscan Revival inspiration of delicate twisted rope and hand fabricated spirals...(more)

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1930s Carved Rock Quartz Necklace

Crafted in the 1930s, a delicate 10 karat gold border frames a radiating carved quartz - also known as camphor glass - pendant. Like viewing the Emerald City through crystal-colored glasses, the metalwork creates an image of an enchanted cityscape, with a twinkling diamond at the center. The Art Dec...(more)

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Late Deco Onyx Pendant

A delicate 14K white gold lacy filigree border frames a highly polished black onyx plaque, pierced in the center with a small twinkling diamond, in this unusual Depression-era, Art Deco pendant necklace with matching filigree bale. The pendant measures 1 5/8 by 3/4 inches, the new chain measures 16 ...(more)

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French Art Deco Diamond and Platinum Pendant Necklace

A trio of bright and sparkling old cut diamonds: a European-cut, and antique cushion-cut and a rose-cut, swing to & fro from inside a sleek kite shape frame, hand crafted in platinum and glittering all around with rose-cut diamonds. All the aforementioned dangle from a collet-set old mine-cut di...(more)

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French Art Nouveau Enamel Pendant c.1909

This French Art Nouveau pendant, artfully rendered in 18K gold, depicts the gentle golden glow of dawn breaking with a lovely maiden in profile, her flowing locks caress her neck, enveloped within blushed morning blooms of hand-painted enamel. The reverse is fancifully engraved C a’ S...(more)

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.23 Carat Art Deco Diamond Drop

You'll never lose direction when wearing this classic 'compass-set' diamond drop featuring a bright-white and sparkling European-cut diamond weighing just two points shy of a quarter-carat. The setting is composed of platinum over 18K yellow gold. The new white gold chain measures 16 inches.

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Edwardian Diamond and Pearl Necklace

Gilded Age style and romance is elegantly embodied in this stunning and sizable garland and bow necklace. Flowing ribbons are finely hand crafted in platinum with twinkling rose-cut and single-cut diamonds. A sparkling collet-set teardrop diamond, weighing one-third-of-a-carat, swings freely in the ...(more)

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Art Deco Diamond Drop

An almost quarter-carat (.23 ct.) old mine-cut diamond dances and sparkles below a fanciful filigree escutcheon shape pendant in this delightful Art Deco necklace dating from the 1920s-30s. 14K white gold. The pendant measures 7/8 inches, the chain measures 16 inches.

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Piaget Diamond Heart Pendant

Piaget, the eminent Swiss watchmaker, occasionally dabbles in fine jewelry. This open stylized heart pendant measures 1 1/2 inches from the top of the bail to the bottom tip. The heart sparkles with seventy-five full-cut diamonds set in 18k white gold. Signed Piaget #B61932.

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French Antique 18K Locket

From nineteenth-century France, repoussé wreaths adorn both sides of this ultra-charming hexagonal locket, superbly crafted in rich 18K yellow gold. French hallmark and assay mark. Just shy of 1 1/8 inches across, 1 3/8 inches with loop.

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Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Lavalier Necklace

From wedding day to everyday, this breathtaking turn-of-the-century diamond lavalier is an elegant choice for any occasion. A sparkling .85 carat pear-shaped diamond is suspended like a lovely dewdrop from stylized scrolled leaf fronds, shimmering with delicate diamonds throughout. Exquisitely hand ...(more)

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