The Archive - Antique & Estate Necklaces

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Victorian Seed Pearl Locket

This uncommonly lovely and sizable Victorian locket (measuring 2 by 1 1/4 inches) is masterfully rendered in satiny, bloomed 18 karat yellow gold and is adorned in front with delicate seed pearls, each shimmering from within an Etruscan style beaded setting. This precious keepsake, circa 1875, opens...(more)

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Double-Strand Coral Bead Necklace

A double strand of deep, richly saturated, reddish-orange tonneau shape coral beads graduating from 15 by 14 millimeters in the center down to about 7 by 7 millimeters - plus a giant 17 millimeter bead that serves as the clasp. A gorgeous gift from the deep blue Mediterranean sea. The strands...(more)

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Vintage Gold, Citrine and Seed Pearl Necklace

A pair of perpendicularly presented golden honey color citrines, each wearing a tiny pearl necklace, join hand by means of a tripartite link centered with a small golden rosette in this charming and cheerful 1930s vintage double pendant necklace. Note the pair of round citrine beads adorning the 15 ...(more)

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Art Nouveau Cattail Pendant Necklace/Pin

The wonders of nature have always served as inspiration for Art Nouveau jewels, and here's a shining example. A sinuous and symmetrical cattail plant, blossoming with glittering diamond flowers, overlaps a gracefully stylized whiplash-motif frame. A single shimmering seed pearl punctuates the bottom...(more)

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Antique Diamond Silver Over Gold Pendant

Originating from turn-of-the-twentieth century Great Britain, a charming diamond drop necklace designed and rendered in darkened silver over 9ct. rose gold in a highly stylized, open bell shape motif. The pendant glitters with an array of rose-cut and old mine-cut diamonds, totaling .85 carat, and m...(more)

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Antique Locket

A sentimental, British, Victorian locket, rendered in 9 ct. yellow gold, is impeccably engraved with foliate inspired oak leaf on the front and vertical stripes on back. The oval locket is in pristine condition considering it's age - circa 1895, and is fitted with it's original glass crystal to keep...(more)

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Antique Seed Pearl Necklace

A darling nineteenth-century fringe necklace, measuring just shy of 16 inches, shimmering with a multitude of lustrous natural seed pearls. Handcrafted in 14 carat gold, most likely from Victorian England. Classic and eminently wearable Victoriana.

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Sapphire and Seed Pearl Pendant

This delicate and charming antique drop centers a .25 carat corn flower blue sapphire sparkler set within a double circular border with double triangular pendant pearl set drops suspended on delicate pearl set knife edge links. Sweet. The pendant rests upon a fine 16 inch chain of 14 karat gold and ...(more)

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English Engraved Heart Locket

Lovingly rendered in ravishing 9 karat rose gold, this romantic English-made sweetheart is adorned on the front with a hand-engraved, sweeping floral design and opens to reveal double locket compartments. Late 19th~early 20th century Victoriana. 1 1/8 by 7/8 inch. The interior frame is gold filled.

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Edwardian Platinum, Diamond & Natural Pearl Sautoir

This thoroughly sublime antique sautoir necklace dating from the-turn-of-the last century magnificently reflects the light, lacy and feminine design and delicate craftsmanship for which Edwardian jewels are so justly heralded. A sparkling platinum and diamond gossamer bow suspends from a sparkling d...(more)

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99.99% Pure Gold Goldmaster Flower Necklace

The perennial power of pure gold! A ravishing evocation of eternal springtime is beautifully rendered in rich and weighty (4 ounces!), highly textured 24K or 99.99% pure yellow gold. Signed and numbered by Goldmaster. 16 3/4 inches.

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Holbeinesque Renaissance Revival Garnet and Enamel Pendant

Named after the great 16th century German artist Hans Holbein, not because he designed them but because they appeared on many of his portrait paintings, this stunning example of 'Holbeinesque' jewels centers on an oval garnet carbuncle surrounded by polychrome champlevé enamel, and in lieu o...(more)

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