Antique Jewelry (1700s through early 20th century)
Unique Victorian Diamond, Peridot Gold Bracelet. The back of the bracelet is done in repousse with graduated size flowers on bloomed gold. The top of the bracelet centers 1 large faceted peridot surrounded by 4 rose-cut diamonds. Peridot: 20.30 carats, diamonds: 1.77 carats. Circa 1880
A diamond tiara/brooch/ring combination, circa 1900 The central sunburst and crescent moon motifs above a large cushion-shaped diamond, on a scrolling frame of shooting stars, set throughout with old brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in gold, principal diamond approximately 1.75 carats, remaining diamonds approximately 14.00 carats total, brooch, hair ornaments, ring and tiara fittings and screw supplied, fitted case by Cav. Vincenzo Giura Giojelliere, Napoli
Late 18th century ring of 15k yellow gold and silver provides a radiant example of the detailed and fine craftsmanship of Georgian jewelry. An oval faceted amethyst has been foiled and claw set closed back in a yellow gold crimped collet. The amethyst gem with pink and lilac hues appears to be floating within an openwork frame of lightly twisted gold work accented at the each cardinal points with an old mine cut diamond in a square rub-over silver collet. Circa 1780
Mid 18th century mixed-cut diamond ring. The center rose cut diamond is flanked by two table cut stones. The stones are set in silver while the remainder of the ring is in 18k gold. The beautiful reeded back and all original details on the shank are intact and appear to be in original condition. English in origin, circa 1760.
Rarely are rings found from the medieval ages. At this time nobility wore jewels of gold and silver. Base metal was worn by other classes. The English Empire was ruled by Henry V11 when this ring was worn. Symbolizing the amalgamation of the Lancaster and York noble factions, this silver band traveled time well. The bezel is composed of two concave rectangular panels engraved with hearts and Tudor Roses...circa 15th century
Exquisite Georgian Fede Locket Ring. In this instance the hands hold a jewel-encrusted floral form or quatrefoil set with an old mine cut diamond center and four natural half pearls in pinched gold collets interspersed with four small garnets between each petal. A cuff motif on each hand accents the fine detailing. To the reverse is a locket back with a beveled glass cover. Date: Circa 1820.
Late 19th c Men's Hardstone Cameo Ring with Rare Three Headed Depiction of the three stages of man, youth warrior and old man. One man on each side and one on top. The gold ring has fluted sides and a half round polished shank. The stone is from 1850-1900 - late 19th c /early 20th c
Four layered eye agate, size of the stone: 11 mm Yellow gold 19th Century setting The stone depicts the Apollo's head. Very fine quality of the intaglio. Circa 1870
Wedding Crown Date: 19th century Culture: Norwegian
Necklace of the stars, a piece of the Portuguese crown jewels
A marvelous and unusual variation on the late 19th century crescent motif, this delightful brooch deconstructs the shimmering pearl crescent mid arc and punctuates it with floating diamonds, sapphires and rubies. Hand-crafted in England in 15 carat gold, with English hallmarks and a rich antique patina.
Lucien Gaillard, Moth pendant, c.1900
A 19th century quartz pendant Of quatrefoil design, set with four faceted quartz stones in closed-back setting, with half pearl and rose-cut diamond highlights, on later suspensory loop. [Assume early 19th century, looks more Georgian than Victorian in style and make.]
Often seen in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, a configuration of three diamonds across with two diamonds above and two below create a magnificent ring of 18k yellow gold. 7 rose cut foiled backed diamonds set in silver pinched collects, circa 1700-1749
Lovely Georgian era sentimental ring. 6 rose cut diamonds form a forget-me-not flower clasped by two hands. Hands were often used in the 19th century as symbols of friendship and affection. Along with the forget-me-not flower, this ring would have been given as a token of enduring friendship and love. in 15 karat or higher gold.