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Victorian Large Gold-Filled Agate & Mother of Pearl Anchor Locket/Pendant

An incredible agate and mother of pearl locket pendant from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This impressive piece is carved from a solid piece of agate, and is quite substantial in size. The agate is smoothly polished for a glossy, rich dark finish and has a circular section of faint brown, tan, and white banding. Adorning the center of the agate plaque is a large anchor which is carved from mother of pearl, and riveted into the surface. The mother of pearl has a lovely iridescent quality with colorful hues of deep pink, green, purple and brown that catch the light beautifully. There is a small inscription etched into the surface of the anchor towards the bottom which is difficult to read; please refer to images. On the reverse side of the piece is a glass window set within a gold filled frame. The frame opens to reveal an open compartment, perfect for storing a special photograph inside. The piece hangs from a large jump ring at the top, and would look wonderful paired with a complimentary chain. A fantastic Victorian piece, it would make a wonderful addition to any collection! Measurements: The piece hangs approximately 2 1/4" long (including the bail at the top). The oval-shaped agate plaque measures approximately 1 7/8" tall, 1 1/2" wide, and 1/4" thick. Condition: The overall condition of the locket pendant is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the agate plaque, which is free of chips or scratches. The jump ring and locket frame are secure, and the glass window is intact. The carved mother of pearl anchor is intact and securely set. brown, tan, and white banding, The mother of pearl has a lovely iridescent quality with colorful hues of deep pink, green, purple and brown that catch the light beautifully. Measurements:, Condition:Read more

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530 GBP

Victorian 18kt Diamond Horseshoe Pendant Necklace 1.50ctw

A gorgeous diamond horseshoe pendant necklace from the Victorian (ca1880s) era! Crafted in 18kt yellow gold, this unique piece is comprised of a diamond-encrusted horseshoe pendant that hangs from a fine, ornate 14kt gold chain. On the front of the piece are eleven sparkling old European Cut diamonds, which are set within alternating starburst and diamond-shaped etched designs, giving the piece an unique and fantastic look. Collectively, the diamonds have a total approximate carat weight of 1.50ctw and the sides of the horseshoe display intricate scalloped wirework which carries around the entire length. Two gold rings rest on both sides of the top of the horseshoe, attaching to the chain, and a secure barrel clasp can be found in the back. The diamond pendant which was originally a pin, has since been converted for modern day wear. It's a stunning piece, perfect for the equestrian enthusiast and would look gorgeous worn everyday! Measurements: The entire length of the necklace measures 17.5" long. The diamond horseshoe pendant hangs a little over 1 1/4" long, is 1 1/4" wide and slightly less than 1/4" thick. Condition: The overall condition of the necklace is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting or to any of the diamonds, all of which are intact. The chain and clasp are both secure and in great working condition. he diamonds have a total approximate carat weight of 1.50ctw and the sides of the horseshoe display intricate scalloped wirework which carries around the entire length. Measurements:, Condition:Read more

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2 700 GBP

Victorian 14kt Carved Moonstone Face & Diamond Crescent Charm

A beautiful and unusual crescent moon charm from the Victorian (ca1880) era! Originally an antique stick pin, the piece has been transformed into a charming pendant, a wonderful example of antique conversion jewelry. This delicate pendant is crafted in 14kt yellow gold and has a whimsical celestial-inspired design. A carved moonstone face rests within the curve of the crescent, depicting expressive facial features in 3-dimensional detail. The stone itself has a wonderful pale blue color and iridescent flash, giving a mysterious and alluring quality to the carving! Bordering the moonstone is a row of delicate Mine Cut diamonds, which line the crescent's sparkling surface. The beautiful stones are graduated and rest in a shared prong setting. Completing the design is a fluted gold bail at the top, perfect for hanging the piece from a favorite chain, or adding it to a special charm bracelet!, Measurements:, Measurements: The charm hangs 3/4" long in total length (including the bail at the top). The crescent moon itself measures 1/2" tall, 5/16" wide, and 1/8" thick. Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the charm is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting. The moonstone is free of chips or scratches, and all of the diamonds are intact and securely set. The bail is secure and in good conditionRead more

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2 300 GBP

Victorian 14kt Carved Oxblood Coral Floral Filigree Ring

A beautiful oxblood coral ring from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This striking piece is crafted in 14kt gold, and has quite an artistic design. At the center of the setting is a natural, un-dyed coral plaque, which is intricately hand-carved with a lovely floral motif. This particular variety of coral has a deep, rich red color known as "oxblood," which is particularly valuable and desired among collectors! Delicate cutouts form the shapes of individual flowers, blooming with cheerful petals and stems surrounded by leaves. Completing the design is a decorative filigree pattern that emerges along the sides and shoulders of the setting. The nature-inspired motif continues, with vine-like swirls and fine flourishes throughout. Completing the design is a stacked band in the back, stamped with a small maker's hallmark on the exterior of the shank. A fabulous statement piece, this stylish ring is perfect for any coral lover and would make a beautiful addition to any collection!, Measurements:, The ring has a small finger size 7.5, but could be resized if needed. The oval-shaped coral plaque measures 7/8" tall, 5/8" wide, and rests about 3/8" above the finger when worn. The gold band measures 3mm wide at the back. Condition:, The overall condition of the ring is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold filigree setting or to the natural carved oxblood coral stone, which is intact and securely setRead more

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830 GBP

Victorian Extra Large 14kt Pointer Dog Fob with Carnelian Intaglio Seal

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. The base of the fob would often have been used to seal the wax of a letter or note. The opposite of a cameo, an intaglio is created by carving below the surface to produce and image in relief with the purpose of pressing into sealing wax, often used in signet rings. fob, intaglio, A fantastic figural fob from the Victorian era (ca1880) with a charming hunting dog motif!, A fantastic figural fob from the Victorian era (ca1880) with a charming hunting dog motif! Made of vibrant 14kt yellow gold, the fob is particularly large in scale, and has a wonderful 3-dimensional design. The dog appears to be trotting in motion, with an outstretched snout and a long, pointed tail. The lovely craftsmanship includes delicate facial features, floppy ears, and textured detail to represent fur. Additionally, each eye is represented by a small garnet stone. The hunting dog is featured prominently atop a yellow gold platform and at the base of the fob is a large, smoothly polished carnelian seal. Carved into the surface of the seal is a set of initials which are framed in a wheat-like border. The fob hangs from a large gold ring which is attached to the dog's back, perfect for hanging from a chain or charm bracelet. Figural fobs are very collectible, and this one is particularly wonderful due to its exceptionally large size. The bail is stamped "14". It would make a perfect piece for any dog lover or antique fob collector! Measurements: The fob hangs a little less than 2" long, including the bail at the top. The fob stands 1 1/4" tall, measures 1 7/8" wide, and 1" deep. Condition: The overall condition of the fob is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the yellow gold setting or to the carnelian seal, which is intact and free of chips or scratches. The bail for hanging is securely attached. Measurements:, Condition:Read more

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3 800 GBP

Victorian Sterling/14kt Ruby + Diamond Link Bracelet with Floral Motif

An absolutely stunning ruby and diamond bracelet from the Victorian (ca1880s) era! Crafted in 14kt yellow gold topped in sterling silver, this fabulous piece adorns sparkling diamonds and vibrant rubies and features 18 ornate flowing links. All of the links display open wirework, carrying two different alternating shapes, round and rectangular. The larger, rectangular links each adorn a lovely five petal flower which is accented by six old Rose Cut diamonds. The round links feature an alternating design of sparkling diamonds and luscious rubies which are all bezel set and surrounded by an open frame. The links seamlessly connect at fine hinges and the bracelet fastens at a secure clasp which is incorporated into the design. Additionally, there is a hinged safety latch and clasped safety chain for added security. The beautiful design of the piece is feminine yet bold and displays fantastic craftsmanship. This gorgeous bracelet looks wonderful when worn and would make an outstanding addition to any collection! Measurements: The bracelet measures 6.75" long, is 1/4" at the widest point and approximately 1/8" at the thickest point. Condition: The overall condition of the bracelet is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no serious damage to the sterling and gold setting or to any of the ruby and diamond stones, all of which are intact. The bracelet clasp and safety's are secure and in good working condition. Measurements:, Condition:Read more

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3 000 GBP

Victorian Silver, Bone, Abalone & Mother of Pearl Insect Cufflinks

A wonderful and unusual pair of cufflinks from the Victorian era (ca1880)! Made of silver, the double-sided cufflinks have a colorful insect motif inlaid into a smooth bone background. The insects' legs and antennae are etched delicately into the surface of the bone. Shimmery pieces of abalone shell and mother of pearl represent the insects' bodies, which are carved and textured, inlaid into the surface of the design. A strand of silver chain connects each oval cufflink face together. Stamped on the back of each link are several English hallmarks, including the maker's initials "M.G. & S" and the symbols of an anchor, a lion, and the letter "K." These unique cufflinks are quite artistic and have a lovely combination of natural materials. They would make a special addition to any collection!, Measurements:, Measurements: The cuff links measure 3/4" tall, 1/2" wide, and 1/8" thick. The strand of chain connecting each link measures 7/8" long. Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the cuff links is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the silver setting or connecting chain. The bone surface and the insects' mother of pearl and abalone shell accents are intact and in good condition. There is some light surface wear to the smooth silver face of each cufflink, which is normal for antique jewelry and not noticeable when wornRead more

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1 100 GBP

Victorian Huge 15kt Carved Shell "Three Graces" Cameo Pin

In Greek mythology, a Charis is one of several Charites (Graces), goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, fertility, and human creativity. They ordinarily numbered three, from youngest to oldest: Aglaia (Splendo), Euphrosyne (Mirth), and Thalia (Good Cheer), hence the term "Three Graces." They were usually considered to be the daughters of Zeus and Eurynome, but also said to be daughters of Dionysus and Aphrodite or Helios and Aegle. Three Graces, This large, gorgeous cameo pin is from the Victorian (ca1880) era, and depicts the image of the "Three Graces" carved from shell. The cameo is bezel set within a fancy hand-etched frame crafted in 15kt gold. All three of the female figures are all hand-carved with exquisite detail, including flowing dresses, swaying hair, and feminine facial features. Decorating the frame is a fine gold rope border, and a large 3-dimensional bow at the top. On the back of the piece is a bar pin, as well as a safety chain for added security. This impressive cameo is magnificent in person, and would make an outstanding addition to any antique collection!, Measurements:, Measurements: The cameo measures approximately 2" long and approximately 1 1/2" wide. The overall size of the brooch measures approximately 2 1/2" long, 2" wide and a little less than 1/2" thick. Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the brooch is excellent. There are no apparent marks in the cameo or the gold. The clasp fits snug and secure and in good working conditionRead more

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1 500 GBP

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