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Art Deco 14kt Seed Pearl Diamond Filigree Necklace

This stunning filigree necklace from the Art Deco (ca1920) era is a true beauty! Made of 14kt white gold, this lovely piece has an elegant filigree design comprised of a drop extension that hangs from a complimentary chain. At the center is a beautiful pendant which forms an elongated shape and has a surface entirely comprised of intricate filigree wirework. The design features a single diamonds resting at the center, held within an individual milgrained box setting. Resting on either side of the pendant and incorporated into the chain are 2 ornate links which carry a complimentary filigree design. The 3 links join together at a collection of 3 seed pearls and additional pearls rest at the ends of the two side links. The ornate multi-link centerpiece attaches to a delicate and complimentary chain which clasps at the back. The filigree is simply exceptional in this piece, complete with floral accents throughout and fine milgrained detail and open wirework. It's an elegant and feminine piece and would make a stunning addition to any collection!, Measurements:, Measurements: The chain of the necklace measures approximately 16" long. The extension in the center hangs 1 1/2" long and the pendant measures 5/8" wide. Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the necklace is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the white gold setting and all of the diamond and pearls are intact. The spring ring clasp is secure and in good working conditionRead more

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600 GBP

Victorian Silver Gilt & Bohemian Garnet Fringe Earrings

Bohemian garnet, Bohemian garnet jewelry dates back to the 19th century. During this time, garnets were one of the most popular types of stones used in jewelry production. The garnets were often placed close together in an effort to produce a more pronounced color and brightness than when they were set singularly. Most often, bohemian garnet jewelry was set in a closed back setting made of rose gold gilt over silver; this method is sometimes referred to as 'garnet gold'. A gorgeous pair of Bohemian garnet earrings from the Victorian (ca1880) era! Each earring is made of gilded silver, and encrusted with deep red garnets. Three teardrop links dangle freely from the round centerpiece, adding wonderful movement to the design! All of the garnets are pavé set, and faceted for a gorgeous light-catching sparkle. They hang from simple earring wires at the top, framing the face nicely when worn. A stylish example of bohemian garnet jewelry, they would make a lovely addition to any collection!, Measurements:, Measurements: Each earring hangs approximately 1 1/2" long (including the wires). The round centerpiece has a 1/2" diameter and measures 1/8" thick. Each dangling teardrop link measures 1/2" long. Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the earrings is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the silver gilt setting. All of the bohemian garnets are intact and securely set. The earring wires are securely attached. There is some natural color variation to the metal setting, which is normal for vintage and antique jewelryRead more

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300 GBP

Victorian Niello Watch Fob Spinning Ball Pendant with Star Motif

Niello, Niello is the art of ornamenting metal surfaces that is thought to have originated with the Egyptians and spread throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. It is enamel-like substance made alloys of sulfur, copper, silver and lead and used as an inlay on engraved metal. 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 spinner or swivel fob has two or more plaques that can be turned or swiveled within a moveable bracket. This allows the wearer a choice as to which face is displayed prominently!, 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 spinner or swivel fob has two or more plaques that can be turned or swiveled within a moveable bracket. This allows the wearer a choice as to which face is displayed prominently!, This unusual watch fob from the Victorian era (ca1880) is a wonderful example of the, Niello, craft!, The silver pendant consists of a ball-shaped fob, which has a unique spinning feature. When turned, the ball rotates to reveal a small round watch face on one side of the pendant. The entire exterior of the piece is enameled in a traditional Niello fashion, with a darkened background that has the oxidized appearance of gunmetal. A pattern of engraved silver stars decorates the spinning ball and the cap, creating the illusion of a starry night sky. The watch face is white with gold hands and ticks, and is, rests behind its original glass frame. The watch winder can be found at one side, and the watch fob hangs from a large watch swivel clasp enameled with a striped Niello motif. Although the watch component is no longer functional, this collectible piece would look wonderful worn on a long Niello chain as a unique everyday accessory!, Measurements:, Measurements: The entire piece hangs 2" long, including the large watch swivel clasp at the top. The ball fob itself has a 1" diameter. Condition:, Condition: As a decorative piece, the fob remains in excellent antique condition. The watch remains intact but is no longer functional. However, the Niello piece retains its unique value as a collectible and decorative piece of antiquity. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the enameled Niello pattern. The winder and glass watch face remain intact. The watch swivel clasp fastens securely and is in good working conditionRead more

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380 GBP

Late Victorian Sterling & Celluloid Equestrian Horse Fob

A wonderful equestrian inspired fob/, pendant from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This artistic and unusual piece is rather substantial and wonderfully detailed. Made of silver and celluloid, the figural fob is comprised of two equestrian motifs: one is a pair of horse hooves, the other is a horse's head above an open horseshoe. The horse head has a 3-dimensional design carved with realistic facial features, and is dressed with metallic accents. Two silver cuffs wrap, A wonderful equestrian inspired fob/pendant from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This artistic and unusual piece is rather substantial and wonderfully detailed. Made of silver and celluloid, the figural fob is comprised of two equestrian motifs: one is a pair of horse hooves, the other is a horse's head above an open horseshoe. The horse head has a 3-dimensional design carved with realistic facial features, and is dressed with metallic accents. Two silver cuffs wrap around the base of each horse hoof, connecting to a strand of chain from which the horseshoe hangs below. There are seven cutouts punched into the horseshoe's surface to represent nails (always seven for good luck!). At the top of the piece is a large watch swivel clasp, perfect for attaching the piece to a favorite chain. This unique piece is perfect for the equestrian enthusiast, and would make a fabulous statement piece!, Measurements:, The entire piece hangs 5" long, measuring from the top of the watch swivel clasp to the base of the horseshoe pendant. The horse hooves measure 1 3/4" long and 7/8" wide. The horseshoe measures 1 1/4" tall and 1" wide. Condition:, The overall condition of the fob is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the carved celluloid or silver setting. The watch swivel clasp fastens securely and is in good working conditionRead more

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220 GBP

Victorian Sterling Silver Mixed Metals Flower Locket

A beautiful flower locket from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This lovely piece is crafted in sterling silver with colorful gold mixed metals accents. A feminine floral motif graces the front surface, comprised of a blooming rose gold flower with green gold leaves. Engraved details provide texture to the design, and a scalloped rose gold border that surrounds the central image. A delicate beadwork pattern decorates the outer edge, a wonderful finishing touch! When opened, the interior of the locket reveals two open spaces, perfect for storing special photographs inside. The piece hangs from a fluted sterling bail at the top, perfect for hanging from a favorite chain. A lovely example of Victorian artistry, this locket would make a special keepsake addition to any collection!, Measurements:, Measurements: The locket hangs approximately 2 1/4" long, including the bail. The oval locket itself measures 1 3/4" tall, 1 3/8" wide, and 1/4" thick. Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the locket is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the sterling setting or gold mixed metals details. The locket opens easily and snaps securely shut, and the bail is securely attached. Inside the locket are several hand etched marks, which are not noticeable when the piece is worn, or if photos are kept inside. There is a natural patina on the surface of the silver, which is a normal characteristic of antique jewelry. However, it can be polished if a brighter look is desiredRead more

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Fixed price
680 GBP

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