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These intriguing antique amphora motif earrings were originally worn during the Victorian period as mourning jewelry. These days however they make a sophisticated fashion statement and a dramatic compliment to your basic black wardrobe. The three-dimensional amphoras are hand carved in onyx with rose gold and seed pearl decorative overlays; the fanciful handles are crafted in 9 karat rose gold and the tops are rendered in black enamel and seed pearls, circa 1875
Gold, Black Enamel, Seed Pearl Earrings, c 1875
A French gold ring, circa 1820, which pulls open to reveal a so-called Galilean telescope with a combination of a convex or converging lens and a dispersing lens. Designed as ‘toys’ or amusements for the wealthy, these miniature telescopes were found hidden in fans and perfume bottles as well as in pieces of jewellery. A pendant with a telescope is in the British Museum and a similar ring is in the Koch collection.
Miniature Telescopic Ring A French gold ring, circa 1820, which opens up to reveal a so-called Galilean telescope with a combination of a convex or converging lens and a dispersing lens.
Enameled gold mourning ring, English, 1661. The ring is hollow, and a lock of hair curls around within it, visible through the openwork of the enamelled decoration of skulls and coats of arms. There are two coats of arms, one for Nicholets, of Herefordshire. Inscribed inside "Samuell Nicholets obijt [died] 17 July (1661) Christ is my portion".
This enamelled gold mourning ring commemorates the death of Samuel Nicholets of Hertfordshire who died on 7th July 1661, as is recorded in the inscription inside the ring. The ring is hollow, and a lock of hair curls around within it, visible through the openwork of the enamelled decoration of skulls and coats of arms.
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From Lisa Barth: "When my my son was four he gave me his favorite marble. I love the memory it holds. I made this "memory keeper" so I can now wear it. I used fine silver metal clay to form four columns of Celtic knots that are bound together at the bottom with a silver bead."