The Archive - Antique & Estate Necklaces

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Boucheron Pearl Neckace with Rose-Cut Diamonds and Carved Emeralds

By the fabulous French (Parisian) bijoutier of 26 Place Vendôme - circa 1920s, a splendid and sparkling bouquet glistening with three large rose-cut diamond flowers and crystalline carved green emerald leaves sprouting from a rose-cut centered platinum and diamond vase. We approximate the th...(more)

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Art Nouveau Diamond and Pearl Necklace

A shimmering natural freshwater pearl dots the center and dances from below this romantic, gracefully sculpted Art Nouveau diamond necklace, crafted in platinum and yellow gold - circa 1900. The curvaceous foliate design glitters with tiny rose-cut diamonds and measures 1 and 11/16 inch wide by 1 5...(more)

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Antique Gold, Amethyst and Pearl Pendant

A very sweet and lovely pendant necklace, dating back to the-turn-of-the-last century, designed and rendered in a classic tear drop design shimmering with lustrous natural seed pearls and highlighting a pair of round faceted violet purple amethysts. The pendant measures 1 5/8 inches, the chain measu...(more)

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Vintage Aquamarine Pendant Necklace

A sleek and slender early-twentieth century necklace composed of a gracefully elongated pear shape aquamarine, weighing 7 carats, surmounted by a smaller oval aqua and a sparkling European-cut diamond. The pendant portion of this refreshingly feminine jewel measure 2 inches from the top of the loop...(more)

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Vintage Triple-Diamond Drop Pendant

Three antique single-cut diamonds sparkle at the center of three open sculpted buttercup flowers in this darling early 20th-century pendant, handcrafted in 14 karat yellow gold. Measures 1 1/2 inches long by 3/8 inch wide, suspended from a new 18" 14k gold cable chain.

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Carved Quartz Diamond Pendant Necklace

A darling, delicate and demure Depression-era drop centering on a radiant carved quartz crystal, dotted with a small diamond and framed in gleaming white gold filigree. The pendant measures 1 1/8 inches long (with matching loop) by 1/2 inch; the original chain measures 15 inches.

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Antique Aquamarine Necklace

A gracefully graduated row of thirty-one faceted aquamarines, imbued with a soothing pastel-blue hue, glisten and glow below a 20 karat woven mesh necklace in the supremely beautiful and enchanting Victorian treasure. 31 aquas total approximately 11.75 carats. 15 inches long.

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Bohemian Garnet Floral Fringe Necklace

Five central florets each support a dancing dangle (plus a garland in the center) in this very charming late-19th/early-20th century Bohemian garnet necklace from Czechoslovakia. This one is even stamped Czechoslovakia on the clasp. 16 1/4 inches long.

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Silver Link Necklace and Earring Set

Bold silver necklace and earrings reminiscent of Greek ionic column decorations. The high polished silver scrolls are gathered with a ribbon of beaded 18 karat gold. Dramatic!

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Art Nouveau Peridot and Pearl Pendant

A delicate, dainty and darling original Art Nouveau pendant necklace rendered in 10K yellow gold with a seed pearl studded whiplash design and crowned with a glistening faceted round peridot. A shimmering freshwater pearl dances below. 1 1/4 by 9/16 inch. The chain measures just over 15 inches.

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Victorian Masonic Ball and Cross Fob

A collectible antique English Masonic ball fob, that opens to reveal a delightful surprise. Expertly hand-fabricated in 9 carat rose gold, the ball in its closed position resembles a "ballot ball" in use during Masonic voting. With a clever arrangement of hinges, it opens out into the form of a cros...(more)

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Art Deco Diamond and Sapphire Pendant Necklace

Once upon a time, during the 1920s, this splendid Art Deco pendant necklace contained a timepiece which, unfortunately, disappeared sometime during the past 90 or so years. However, the glorious jewel remains perfectly intact and in pristine condition, with the crown (winder) magically (invisibly) r...(more)

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