The Archive - Antique & Estate Necklaces

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Art Nouveau 14k Gold and Pearl Pendant

This ultra-chic and charming, original Art Nouveau pendant necklace - circa 1910 - shimmers times three with a talented trio of freshwater pearls dancing below a sinuous Art Nouveau whiplash design rendered in striated yellow gold; by Chas S. Crossman & Company, Yew York 1904-1931. The new chain...(more)

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Art Deco Carved Quartz Diamond Pendant

A pair of translucent quartz crystal plaques, a beveled rectangle surmounted by an octagon, each centrally pierced with a small twinkling diamond, carved with a radiant design and framed in decoratively embossed 10K white gold, swing from the original 19 inch chain in this very lovely depression-era...(more)

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Gutta Percha Cameo Carved Pendant

1 and 3/4 inch round pendant featuring a superlative hand-carving of a female bust surrounded by an interlacing ribbons with a beaded border carved out of Gutta-percha - a dark rubbery, organic substance derived from tropical trees (Sapotaceae palaquium). From the mid 1800's it was used in jewelry, ...(more)

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Emerald and Diamond Serpent Pendant

A platinum, diamond-headed serpent is coiled around a bright-green round cabochon emerald. We are showing it with this 'snake style' platinum chain, but the pendant may be purchased separately.

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-2853

Small Art Nouveau Locket

A belle epoch beauty, draped in glittering diamonds, inhabits the front of this darling, round Art Nouveau locket rendered in velvety 15K yellow gold, hence of British origin. Just shy of 1 inch across, excluding the loop.

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-6271

Multi-Color Sapphire Chain Necklace

This sparkling, splendorous and very colorful 28 inch sapphire and 18 karat white gold neckchain glistens with fifty natural sapphires totaling approximately 75 carats (!). The sapphires range from virtually the entire color spectrum (of sapphires, that is) and include: dark, medium and light blue; ...(more)

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Art Nouveau Pearl and Diamond Pendant

A graceful early-20th century Art Nouveau pendant in 10 karat gold, accented with textured green gold leaves, a sparkling diamond and a shimmering freshwater pearl. Measures 1 5/8 inches long by 11/16 inch, suspended from a new 18" 14 karat yellow gold chain.

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-6196

Art Nouveau 14k Bear Locket

A ravenous grizzly bear is bursting out of this glorious dimensional locket with his garnet eyes and tongue aglow. Crafted in sturdy 14 karat gold, with a rich high-karat "bloom", this thoroughly whimsical, yet masterfully executed, locket - circa 1880, measures 1 1/8 inches in diameter, and has a b...(more)

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14K White Gold Carved Quartz Pendant

A charming 1930s pendant composed of frosted carved Rock Crystal Quartz with a striking Art Deco frame, twinkles with a tiny diamond center and suspends from an original 16-inch vintage chain. Delightfully delicate.

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-6286

Small English Puffed Heart Locket

The title says it all, except that the hallmarks indicate Birmingham, England, circa 1902. Rendered in 15K yellow gold with velvety finish. A sweetheart! 1/2 inch.

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18 Karat Yellow Gold Link Necklace

A 24 inch long, heavy, solid link necklace in rich 18k yellow gold.

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-1449

Antique Book Locket

An endearing and enduring Victorian keepsake in which to keep a precious photo or a memento of a loved one. This charming, fully engraved book locket measures 1 1/8 inch by 13/16 inch and currently contains an artfully woven hair design. A beauty - circa 1875.

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-4483