ANTIQUE JEWELRY

Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and pre-dating WWII

vintage cameo jewelry suite

VINTAGE/ANTIQUE CARVED SHELL CAMEO & ONYX JEWELRY SUITE

4-piece jewelry suite consisting of a necklace, bracelet, earrings, and ring. Circa 1940's. Origin: European. An elegant combination of ONYX stone and carved ABALONE shell on MOTHER-OF-PEARL. Metal setting is an 800 silver with gold vermeil.

An exquisite set with a strong personality! The cameo carvings depict Athena, Greek Goddess of wisdom and military victory.

All pieces are in very good condition including clasps and fasteners.

Ring: Size 7; Turkish 800 silver hallmark.
Necklace:15 3/4 inches in total length; available wearable length is 14 inches. Unmarked.
Bracelet: 7 inches total length; unreadable Turkish hallmark on closure.
Earrings: 1 inch in length; marked with an 800 for silver content. Screw Back Closures
Cameos: 1 inch by 3/4 of an inch Onyx Cabochons: 3/4 by 1/2 inch.

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Vintage Athena Cameo Onyx Necklace Mother-of-Pearl Athena Cameo Vintage European Onyx Jewelry Vintage Jewelry clasp

vintage screwback earring marked 800 Turkish 800 silver mark

Item# JA-052814................................................Price $525

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Antique Etruscan Revival Watch Fob Cantinelle



ANTIQUE VICTORIAN ETRUSCAN REVIVAL BALL WATCH FOB/CHAIN

Antique ball fob dating between the 1860's and 1880's. The pattern of raised beads and fine twisted wire work is Etruscan revival, a classical style of jewelry inspired by the archeological digs of the mid 19th century.

The sphere, approximately 20mm in size, is attached to a chain of ridge-seamed metal beads. From end-to-end the piece measures 5.25 inches long. Metal: brass. Item is in very good condition. It does have a dark patina and tarnish as pictured.

***Fob can be suspended from a chain and re-purposed as a necklace charm.

Circa 1870 Victorian Watch Fob Etruscan Revival Fine Wire Work Click any photo to enlarge.


Item# AD3114..........................................................Price $65
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Antique Watch Fob Snake Scale Chain



ANTIQUE VICTORIAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL REVIVAL WATCH BALL & SNAKE SCALE FOB

Designed in the archaeological revival style of the 19th century, this watch chain and fob is 4.25 inches in length from end-to-end and possesses very interesting visual and tactile qualities.

The ball part of fob is 14mm in size. One side of the sphere smooth while the other features a raised beading and wire-work motif inspired by Etruscan jewelry techniques. This is attached to an interesting and very attractive snake-scale chain. Metal is a gold-plated brass. Minor tarnish. In excellent condition.

***Fob can be suspended from a chain and re-purposed as a necklace charm.

Antique Fob Snake Scale Chain Antique Gold Vermeil Fob Click any photo to enlarge.


Item# AD3114-2..........................................................Price SOLD
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Antique Lava Cameo Landscape

ANTIQUE LAVA CAMEO MOUNT VERNON

Antique Lava Cameo depicting Mount Vernon, home of George Washington. The cameo is in high relief and bezel set with a long pin and c-clasp. There is a tiny dent to the bezel (left-hand side; can be seen on enlarged main pic) otherwise in excellent condition. Unmarked for gold content. The frame is either a gold-filled or 9K gold. Measures 2" by 1 5/8".

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Victorian Lava Cameo Mt. Vernon Lava Cameo Antique C-Clasp

Item# JA-0814-01................................................Price $575

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Antique Art Deco Necklace



ART DECO PERIOD MULTI-STRAND CZECH GLASS NECKLACE & MATCHING BROOCH

Featured in both the necklace and matching brooch are brilliant channel-set rhinestones and beautiful old Czech beads.

The beads are a forest-green color with a reflective surface indicating a very high-quality finish. Only a few of the beads on the 18" multi-strand necklace have hand-knots in between. However, the beading is strung quite snugly. No gaping spaces. An off-set brooch of rhondelle rhinestones and rhondelle opaque glass forms the necklaces' focal point.

The matching brooch is 2 inches by 1 inch. It's design elements are wired together and topped with small glass end-caps. Thermoplastic backing.

Round box clasp is good working order. Note: One rhinestone missing from clasp. Condition of set is excellent.

Jewelry of the Art Deco Period Art Deco Brilliant Rhinestone Brooch and Clasp Antique Jewelry Art Deco Rhinestones



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Item# JA-122411..........................................................Price $450
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Lacy French Antique Belt Buckle



ANTIQUE FRENCH VICTORIAN LADIES BELT BUCKLE

Lacy gold-gilt antique belt buckle with French blue glass stones in saw tooth bezel settings. In excellent condition. Please click on image to your left for an enlarged view.

The buckle is two separate pieces which when connected measure 2 inches wide and 2.25 inches high. Ribbon, lace or velvet would have been threaded through the metal bars on the back to form a belt.

Victorian Antique Belt Buckle

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Item# JA-012912..........................................................Price $95
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Hawaiian black coral bracelet

HAWAIIAN BLACK CORAL BANGLE BRACELET - TOTEM FIGURES

Hand carved Hawaiian black coral hand carved and polished to a high gloss. Totem figures and basket weave motifs.

On the underside of the bracelet there is small section in which pitting natural to coral can be seen. In excellent condition. Opening measures 2.5 inches. Approximate thickness is just over 1/4 of an inch.

Hawaiian Black Coral

Item# JA-1500................................................SOLD

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Antique Sterling Chatelaine





VICTORIAN STERLING SILVER CHATELAINE

Antique Chatelaine with six appendages - compact, lipstick case, notepad, pencil, coin compartment and needle case. Marked sterling in several places. Ornamental fancy monogram. A very few dings here and there appropriate to its age. Condition is Excellent! Click on any photo to enlarge.

Chatelaine notebook Chatelaine coin purse and pencil Chatelaine compact compartment Chatelaine Sterling Silver Repousse Chatelaine lipstick Victorian Chatelaine Repousse Sterling Silver

Item# JA-500................................................SOLD

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Antique Lava Cameo Mermaid and Cherub

ANTIQUE LAVA CAMEO MERMAID and CHERUB

Antique lava cameo depicting Cupid with its bow at rest and a Mermaid/Sea Nymph luring hapless seafarers with her harp. Measures 1 3/4" in length and 1 3/8" in width. The cameo is set in a plain bezel with a silver rope frame. Frame is possibly sterling, however, unmarked for silver content. Condition is excellent as pictured. A slight snowy appearance more marked in the photographs than in real life. Closure is a Victorian-era long pin and c clasp.

Victorian Lava Cameo Silver Frame Lava Cameo Victorian Long Pin Closure

Item# JA-0815-01................................................SOLD

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Antique 835 Gold Filigree Earrings

835 SILVER FILIGREE EARRINGS

Lushly romantic filigree dangle earrings. Sky blue and Egyptian blue enamel in near perfect condition makes for a striking contrast against the gold overlay.

Screwback closures with the older European mark for silver jewelry - 835. Two inches long and half an inch wide.

Antique Earrings marked 835

Item# JA-301................................................Price $195

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Art Deco Czechoslovakian Cut  Glass Necklace





ART DECO CZECHOSLOVAKIAN GLASS NECKLACE

Old Czech art glass is always stunning but the the red color of these geometric (stylized skyscraper) links is simply awe inspiring! Click on any photo to enlarge for detail.Circa 1925, this necklace in a blue color can be seen in the book Warman's Jewelry 2002 by Christie Romero p. 141. Closure in good working order and marked: Czechoslov. Measures 16" in length. Metal is a silver on brass.

Antique Necklace Clasp Signed Czechoslov Art Deco Red Bohemian Glass Jewelry Art Deco Red Glass and Brass Necklace Czechoslovakian Art Deco Geometric Necklace

Item# JA504................................................Price $175 SOLD

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ANTIQUE Carved Glass Shell and Silver NECKLACE


ANTIQUE Glass Shells & STERLING NECKLACE

Circa Late Victorian molded glass shell necklace. Slight variation in the shells hints at a handmade process. Very unique. Beautiful, lissome design.

The closure is an older style spring clasp and is marked STERLING. Measures 24 inches in length. Shells are in EXCELLENT condition. No chipping or damage.

Antique Sterling and Glass Shell Necklace Fine Estate Jewelry ANTIQUE STERLING Estate Finds

Item# JA-505 ..................................................................Price $195

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ART NOUVEAU Sterling Ring


Fine ART NOUVEAU RING Sterling/Gold with BAROQUE PEARLS

The Art Nouveau movement may have faded at the dawn of the first World War but it left behind incredibly beautiful examples of its unique emotive beauty. Circa early 1900's this fine estate art nouveau period piece features baroque pearls set in sterling silver with gold highlights. Marked sterling on the inside of the ring. Approximate (women's) size 6. Click on any image to enlarge.

Art Nouveau ESTATE JEWELRY Baroque pearls ring

Item# J1002 ..................................................................Price $295 ----SOLD

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