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A.G. EKER Vintage Sterling Norwegian Modernist Ring

Anna Greta Eker (AGE), Anna Greta Eker (AGE) was an industrial designer that was originally born in Finland in 1928 and relocated to Norway in the 1950's. She married Erling Christoffersen, head of the silver department at Norway's Applied Arts Center of Fredrikstad, and began designing jewelry. Known for her modernist designs, she produced many wonderful sterling silver pieces during the 1960s and '70s. This Mid Century (ca1960) Scandinavian ring is exemplary of Anna Greta Eker's talent! Made of sterling silver, the ring has a bold, Modernist design. A row of raised bars across the face of the ring creates a striking ridged appearance. A blackened patina rests within each groove, accentuating the striped motif perfectly. The band wraps around the finger, leaving a space at the back where the two ends meet. Stamped inside of the ring are several hallmarks, including "925S," "STERLING NORWAY," "AG Eker," and two small symbols. A wonderful example of Modernist Scandinavian jewelry, the ring makes a fabulous statement and is perfect for the modern day woman!, Anna Greta Eker's, Measurements:, Measurements: The ring self-adjusts between a smallest size of 5.5 to a largest size of 7, but could be resized further if needed. The surface of the band measures 1/2" wide, and the ridged design measures 1/8" tall. Condition: The overall condition of the ring is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the sterling setting. Condition:Read more

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300 GBP

Victorian Sterling Silver Onyx Seal Fob

A, fob, is an adornment or a seal that hangs from the ribbon or chain of a pocket watch. Its purpose is to decorate or add weight to the watch chain itself making it easier for the watch to be withdrawn from a pocket. A sterling silver fob from the Victorian era (ca1880)! This fob is rich with detail and comprised of an elaborate framework design, with swirled accents and engraved texture. At the base of the silver fob is a smooth onyx seal. fob, Completing the design is a twisted wire ring at the top, perfect for hanging the piece from a favorite Victorian chain. A few small hallmarks are stamped on the back, including the initials "MB" "925" and two different symbols. A sterling silver fob from the Victorian era (ca1880)! This fob is rich with detail and comprised of an elaborate framework design, with swirled accents and engraved texture. At the base of the silver fob is a smooth onyx seal. Completing the design is a twisted wire ring at the top, perfect for hanging the piece from a favorite Victorian chain. A few small hallmarks are stamped on the back, including the initials "MB" "925" and two different symbols. A unique Victorian piece, it is perfect for the antique fob collector!, Measurements:, The piece hangs 1 6/8" long, (including the bail at the top), measures 7/8" wide, and 5/8" thick. Condition:, The piece is in very good antique condition. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the sterling silver setting. The onyx seal intact and the ring at the top of the piece is securely attached. There is a natural patina on the surface of the setting, which is a normal characteristic of antique jewelry, and adds further depth to the design. **Paired with Item #PMP498 Victorian Long Sterling Silver Articulated Chain 59", Paired with Item #PMP498 Victorian Long Sterling Silver Articulated Chain 59"Read more

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220 GBP

Edwardian Platinum/18kt Pavé Diamond Heart Ring 1.25ctw

An absolutely exquisite diamond heart ring from the Edwardian (ca1914) era! This stunning platinum piece adorns a diamond encrusted heart-shaped centerpiece resting on a decorative band. The incredible old Mine Cut diamonds are pavé-set and weigh 1.25ctw collectively, exhibiting a beautiful sparkling array with every turn. The gallery features a lacy filigree design crafted in 18kt yellow gold, creating a gorgeous design visible from every angle! Beautiful filigree wirework also lines the shoulders of the mounting, while a delicate cutout pattern travels along the band. Engraved inside the shank is "AJT 1914." This breathtaking ring would look incredible worn on special occasions, or could make a romantic gift for someone special!, pavé, The gallery features a lacy filigree design crafted in 18kt yellow gold, creating a gorgeous design visible from every angle!, while a delicate cutout pattern travels along the band. Engraved inside the shank is "AJT 1914.", Measurements:, Measurements: The ring has a finger size 6, but could be resized if desired. The heart-shaped centerpiece measures a little more than 1/2" wide and tall, and rests approximately 1/8" above the finger when worn. The graduating band measures 1.5mm wide at the back. Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the ring is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the platinum and gold setting. All of the diamonds are intact and securely setRead more

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3 800 GBP

Retro Black Bakelite Rhinestone Clamper Bracelet

Bakelite, Bakelite is a resin material that was produced in the early 1900's and was the first plastic substance made of synthetic components. Initially used for its electrically non-conductive and heat resistant properties in radio and telephone castings, the material was also used in other products such as kids' toys, kitchenware and jewelry. Typically made of bright, beautiful colors, Bakelite has become very collectible over recent years and is appreciated amongst many. A fabulous Vintage Bakelite bracelet from the 1950s! This bold and wide bangle has a "clamper" style design with a hinge and opening on each side, making it easy to slip on and off securely. Crafted in rich, black Bakelite, the bracelet features several rows of bright rhinestones on the front surface, which trail into a point at one side, delivering a radiant sparkle that stands out dramatically against the dark background. The back of the piece features a smooth surface with a polished finish, perfectly completing the bold look. It's a fantastic and fun Vintage bracelet and would make a perfect addition to any collection! Measurements: The opening of the bracelet, where your wrist would rest, measures approximately 2 1/4" wide and 1 7/8" tall. The surface of the bracelet measures 1 3/8" wide and is approximately 1/4" thick. Condition: The overall condition of the bracelet is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the Bakelite except for a few minor surface scratches on the back and on one end; none of which are not noticeable when worn. All of the rhinestones are intact and securely set, however a handful of them are slightly discolored due to the age of the piece. The hinge displays some wear, however, it is in excellent working condition, functioning with a tight spring and clamping fully shut. delivering a radiant sparkle that stands out dramatically against the dark background. Measurements:, Condition:Read more

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300 GBP

Victorian 18kt Etruscan Ram's Head + Urn Pin/Pendant

An exceptional pin/pendant from the Victorian (ca1880) era! Crafted in vibrant 18kt yellow gold, this piece features an elaborate handmade design. The pendant is comprised of an incredible 3-dimensional ram's head in profile, which curves around to form an open loop. Hanging from the center of the loop is a fabulous urn ornament covered in beautiful Etruscan detail. The ram's head is complete with curling horns, delicate facial features, and textured fur at the crown and neck. Covering the entire surface of the piece is incredible Etruscan bead and wirework, adding spectacular depth to the design. Found at the top of the ram's head is a large fluted bail, perfect for adding it to a favorite chain, and resting at the back is a secure pin clasp. If desired, the bail or pin clasp can be permanently removed by a jeweler, if the wearer prefers to wear the piece singularly as just a pin or pendant. The exemplary craftsmanship is evident in this Victorian piece, which would make a stunning addition to any collection! Measurements: The pin/pendant hangs approximately 2" long (including the bail). Excluding the bail, the round ram pendant is 1 3/4" tall, 1 1/4" wide, and measures approximately 1/2" at the thickest point. The pennyweight of the entire piece is 9.3 dwt (14.5 grams). Measurements:, Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the pin/pendant is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting or Etruscan wirework details, and the pin's clasp is secure and in excellent working condition. The bail at the top is securely attached. There is a natural patina on the surface of the gold in some areas, which gives a darkened antiqued look that is normal for a Victorian era piece, adding depth to the design. **Paired with Item #AB2020 Victorian Etruscan Link Book Chain Necklace, Paired with Item #AB2020 Victorian Etruscan Link Book Chain NecklaceRead more

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5 000 GBP

Victorian Japanese Sterling Figural Shakudo Cufflinks

Shakudo, is the use of mixed metal alloys, and was originally used in Japanese armor and swords. Artisans would sometimes remove the Shakudo plaques from the armor and incorporate them into jewelry or art. It has become very collectible and quite unusual. These unusual cufflinks from the Victorian era (ca1880) era a wonderful example of the, art! Both cufflinks have unique figural motifs that are independent, yet complimentary to each other. Beautiful silver and gold accents are inlaid into the Shakudo surface, creating a striking mixed metals design with dramatic contrasts. The Shakudo plaques are mounted on sterling silver backs, which are stamped "STERLING 950" and "MADE IN JAPAN" on the reverse. Hinged airplane backs are attached behind the shakudo plaques, allowing for secure wear. These unique cufflinks display exemplary artistry and are perfect for the Shakudo collector!, Measurements:, Each Shakudo plaque measures approximately 1 1/4" long, 5/8" wide, and are approximately 1/4" thick. The posts on the back are 3/4" long, and the airplane backs measure 3/4" wide. Condition:, The overall condition of the cufflinks is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the sterling silver setting or to either of the Shakudo plaques. The inlaid mixed metals accents show normal some signs of fading that are commensurate with age, and do not detract from the beauty of the design. On the sterling setting is an untouched patina, which provides an antiqued appearance and adds to the character of the pieceRead more

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530 GBP

Victorian Large Sterling + Scottish Agate Buckle Pin

An unusual Scottish agate pin from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This lovely 3-dimensional piece is crafted in sterling silver, and forms the shape of a large, circular buckle. Beautiful Scottish agate stones have been inlaid into the surface of the buckle strap and circular border, adding a wonderful pop of color. The polished agate stones include earthy shades of orange, yellow, beige, grey, and white, with naturally occurring inclusions that create a marbled appearance. An embossed pattern decorates the surface of the silver, forming a flowing design of scrolls and swirls. Set on the back of the piece is a bar pin and "c-catch" clasp, perfect for fastening the brooch to a favorite garment. Thanks to its substantial size, this impressive pin would make quite an eye-catching accessory, and would look beautiful paired with other sterling pieces!, Measurement:, Measurement: The pin measures 1 1/2" in diameter, and is about 1/2" thick. Condition:, Condition: The pin is in good antique condition. There is some surface wear present throughout the sterling setting, including some solder on the underside where the clasp was attached, and some minor dings and dents along the sides and back, which are not visible when the piece is worn. All of the Scottish agate stones are intact, though a few have minor chips along the edges. However, there are no significant chips or deep scratches. The pin clasp fastens securely and is in good working condition. There is a natural patina that gives a darkened appearance to the silver, which is a normal characteristic of antique jewelry. If desired, the silver could be polished for a brighter appearanceRead more

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530 GBP

Victorian Gunmetal Watch & Niello Chain Necklace

Niello, is a blackened substance, which is comprised of metallic alloys (such as copper, silver, and lead) mixed with sulphur. Like enamel, it serves as a decorative overlay applied to etched metals, but was primarily used in silver, and was characterized by its black color and oxidized appearance. It originated in ancient Egypt and Rome, and later spread throughout Europe during the Medieval and Renaissance periods. During the Victorian era, it experienced a revival, and by the early 20th century, the majority of Niello work was produced in the Russian town of, Tula, (sometimes referred to as ", Tula silver, " or "Tula work"). Although Niello work has now been replaced by more modern techniques, it still is used in Thailand. However, the original antique Niello pieces have now become very collectible!, An attractive compilation necklace from the Victorian era (ca1880)! This stylish necklace is comprised of a gunmetal watch pendant that hangs from a long, chain. The square-shaped pendant has a gunmetal finish on both sides, and displays a round watch face at the center. The winder and hinged rose gold-filled handle can be found at the top, which opens to reveal the watch movement mechanism inside. The extra long chain is comprised of twisted oval links that alternate with small connectors. Each link is enameled in a traditional striped Niello motif. At the center of the chain is a spring ring clasp, which makes it simple to easily attach and detach the watch pendant. The generous length of the chain allows it to slip easily on and off overhead, and it can be doubled (or even tripled) for a stylish layered look. A wonderful Victorian Niello piece, it has a very versatile everyday look and would make a fabulous addition to any collection!, Measurements:, The entire length of the chain measures approximately 58" long. The gunmetal watch pendant hangs 1 5/8" long (including the handle at the top). The square-shaped setting measures 1" across, and is 3/8" thick. The round watch face has a 5/8" diameter. ", Condition:, The necklace is in excellent antique condition. There is some normal surface wear to the Niello enamel and to the gunmetal finish, but no significant signs of damage. The watch crystal remains intact and is free of cracks or scratches. The winder is in good working condition, and the chain's spring ring clasp fastens securely. Currently, the watch is not running and remains a decorative accentRead more

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980 GBP

Victorian Silver French Paste Dangle Earrings

French paste, is a vintage jewelry term used to describe the practice of using faceted cut glass, cut in the shape of a real gemstone, instead of using gems. This process, which was developed in the 1700s, created the look of a sparkling gemstone or diamond but cost much less than real stones. A gorgeous pair of, earrings from the Victorian (ca1880) era! Crafted in silver, each earring features a closed back multi-prong set stone hanging from a simple leverback earring wire. The facets in each stone catch the light beautifully with every turn, simliar to real diamonds, and the polished prongs create a wonderful scalloped appeal that, is visible from the sides. Finishing the design is a simple clasped earring wire attached at the top, which is stamped with a "A (heart symbol) R," hallmark on one side and a faded hallmark on the other. The earrings dangle with lovely movement and frame the face beautifully, making them perfect for everyday wear or for special occasions!, Measurement:, Each earring hangs 5/8" long (including the wire at the top). The prong-set stones measure approximately 3/8" in diameter and are 1/4" thick. Condition:, The overall condition of the earrings is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the silver setting. The French paste stones are intact and securely set. The earring wires are secure and in good working conditionRead more

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300 GBP

Edwardian Platinum Sapphire + Diamond Cluster Ring 0.70ct center

A stunning sapphire and diamond ring from the Edwardian (ca1910) era! This gorgeous piece is crafted in platinum and features a gorgeous faceted sapphire resting at the center of a sparkling diamond border. The bezel set sapphire, weighs approximately 0.70ct, exhibiting a rich blue color as the facets catch the light beautifully with every turn. A sparkling border of old Mine Cut diamonds encircles the center stone, pairing perfectly against the richly colored sapphire. Three rows of accent diamonds graduate along each shoulder, adding more light catching effects to the stunning design, and collectively all of the diamonds weigh 0.50ctw. Fine milgrained work decorates the entire centerpiece, and a delicate cutout design travels along the band which graduates slightly towards the back. A unique and stunning piece, it would look perfect worn on special occasions, or it would make a spectacular gemstone engagement ring!, Measurements:, A stunning sapphire and diamond ring from the Edwardian (ca1910) era! This gorgeous piece is crafted in platinum and features a gorgeous faceted sapphire resting at the center of a sparkling diamond border. The bezel set sapphire weighs approximately 0.70ct, exhibiting a rich blue color as the facets catch the light beautifully with every turn. A sparkling border of old Mine Cut diamonds encircles the center stone, pairing perfectly against the richly colored sapphire. Three rows of accent diamonds graduate along each shoulder, adding more light catching effects to the stunning design, and collectively all of the diamonds weigh 0.50ctw. Fine milgrained work decorates the entire centerpiece, and a delicate cutout design travels along the band which graduates slightly towards the back. A unique and stunning piece, it would look perfect worn on special occasions, or it would make a spectacular gemstone engagement ring! Measurements: The ring has a finger size 6.25, but it could easily be re-sized if desired. The sapphire and diamond centerpiece measures a little under 1/2" in diameter and rests 1/8" above the finger when worn. The graduated band measures 1mm wide at the back. Condition: The overall condition of the ring is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the platinum setting. The sapphire and all of the diamonds are intact and securely set. Condition:Read more

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3 300 GBP

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