The Archive - Antique & Estate Necklaces

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Antique Enamel and Freshwater Pearl Violet Necklace

In consummate Art Nouveau style (circa 1900) this lovingly enameled violet pendant channels the beauty of nature. Like a drop of dew, a bright-white diamond glistens at the center of the violet, with a satiny white freshwater pearl drop swinging to and fro. Though sweet year 'round, the violet was t...(more)

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Victorian Bohemian Garnet Necklace

A 16-inch necklace composed of glistening garnet flowers culminates in a sizable pear shaped drop, designed around a central cabochon bordered all around by a double-tiered faceted garnet frame, in this rich and romantic jewel originating from late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century Bohemia, i.e. Cz...(more)

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Edwardian Sapphire and Diamond Pendant

A sweetly stylized heart motif is elegantly designed and hand-fabricated in silver over gold in this delightful antique jewel dating from the-turn-of-the-twentieth century. The necklace sparkles with an array of old mine and rose-cut diamonds and features a gorgeous pair of true-blue round faceted s...(more)

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Vintage Moonstone Necklace

Six luminous lunar rocks (a.k.a. moonstones): 4 ovals, 1 round and 1 pear shape, plus a sparkling pale blue sapphire, are arrayed in 9ct. gold and emit a celestial sheen in this breathtakingly beautiful necklace from to 1930s-40s Great Britain. The chain measures 17 1/2 inches, the pendant extends 2...(more)

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Vintage Diamond Pendant

A marriage of old and new. .85 carats of bright and sparkling diamonds combine in this pretty cluster pendant, crafted in platinum over 14 karat gold. The bottom floral element dates circa 1910-20 and is crowned with a more recently added trio of diamonds and bale. The stunning sparkler suspends fro...(more)

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Antique Aquamarine and Diamond Necklace

A rare and gorgeous, opulent and elegant, Victorian-era aquamarine and diamond necklace in silver over gold. A graduated array of pear-shape and cushion-shape aquamarines totaling approximately 150(!) carats are presented in regal style , circa 1890. In addition to the collection of aquas, the neckl...(more)

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Victorian Ruby and Diamond Necklace

Old world elegance is beautifully captured in this majestic antique necklace, finely crafted in silver over rose gold - circa 1875. Five fanciful graduated sections designed around cushion-cut rubies alternate with diamond pendants surmounted by rubies, all of which suspend from slender knife-edged ...(more)

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18k Antique Enameled, Ruby, Sapphire and Diamond Locket

Reputedly from nineteenth-century Budapest, Hungary (of all places! although no hallmarks survive), comes this very unusual and and unusually beautiful round locket colored in a winter white enamel background and centered with a 1 carat natural royal blue sapphire. Three rubies, four rose-cut diamon...(more)

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Art Deco Carved Quartz and Diamond Necklace

An unusually delicate filigree border frames a radiant, rectangular cushion shaped carved rock quartz crystal, pierced in the center with a small sparkling diamond, in this classic Depression era Art Deco pendant necklace with matching filigree bale and a (hard to find) matching all around tooled ne...(more)

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Victorian Garnet Locket Necklace

A large round claret-colored cabochon garnet glows from the center of this elegantly designed and refined Victorian necklace equipped with a locket compartment on the reverse. Supple serpentine chains create draping swags with festive tassels dancing below. 15 karat yellow gold, hence of British ori...(more)

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Victorian Engraved Heart Shaped Locket

Reflecting the true sense of Victorian sentimentality is this lovely British, 9K heart shaped locket, featuring hand engraved stylized forget-me-nots surrounding an empty plaque still awaiting a personalized monogram. The locket opens to reveal a compartment perfect for displaying a loved one's phot...(more)

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Antique Diamond and Freshwater Pearl Necklace

This graceful and dainty Art Nouveau pendant, circa 1900, combines whimsical and natural elements indicative of the period, yet uniquely its own. A small European-cut diamond twinkles from within a petite buttercup and curlicue, all of which are framed by an open skirt outlined with silvery seed pea...(more)

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