Third Floor Antique Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1900 item #1259822 (stock #1918)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
SOLD
This lovely pique pin has been designed with fine inlaid silver and gold forming a pattern on the curved tortoise shell. it is part of a fine collection and is in excellent condition.

It measures 1 1/4 inches and is pictured with the other two pins offered for sale from this collection.

Fine and uniquely lovely. England or France, circa 1860

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1259820 (stock #1917)
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This small pique pin is a work of art. The tortoise shell has been carved to form four sides and each has been finely inlaid with birds and flowers, in silver and gold.

It measures 1 inch and is in excellent condition. It is pictured with a grouping of three pique brooch, all offered for sale separately.

France or England, circa 1860

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1259819 (stock #1916)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
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Striking and beautifully detailed is this bold pique pin. It is Victorian, circa 1860 . It is part of a sophisticated collection. I have taken a picture with the three pins now offered for sale, They were worn together and although priced separately, they do make an incredible statement in a grouping.

This particular pin measures 1 1/2 inches. The silver and gold inlay are in excellent condition.

Simply beautiful, and a lost art. England or France, circa 1860

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1259818 (stock #1915)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
Sale Pending
So rare, and from a fine collection, this pique bracelet is extraordinary. Pique is the the term used to define the technique in which silver and gold are inlaid into tortoise shell to form a pattern. The technique was used on objects and spread to jewelry in the 19th century reaching a peak during the 1850's-1880's...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1259354 (stock #1914)
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$4,500.00
This fine antique French long chain is circa 1890. It has plaques centered with fine filigree interspersed with decorative links.

The chain measures 60 inches long X 3/8 at the widest point, and terminates with a spring ring. It is 18 karat gold and and has the mellow, rich patina expected of antique French jewelry. It weighs 22.9 dwt. and retains French guarantee marks for 18 karat gold on the spring ring...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1259230 (stock #1913)
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$4,200.00
These earrings are of the finest quality and were purchased in Paris. They are long and beautiful, finely set with 66 diamonds , 12 old mine cuts and 54 antique rose cuts, with an approximate weight of 1.60 carats. The diamonds are fine quality, white F-G , VS/SI clarity. They earrings are set in 18 karat gold and the diamonds are set in silver, typical of the period of design.

The line of scintillating, articulating diamonds, terminates with a faceted coral drop ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1254667 (stock #1912)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$995.00
This exemplary long French silver chain is circa 1900. It has a beautiful,elegant design of a Louis XV1 interlaced ribbon border with an X motif. The scale is perfect as it allows the chain to be tripled, doubled or worn long. It has French silver guarantee stamps and maker's marks on the end ring and dog clip. The silver is Continental, 800 fineness and the pale rose gold is vermeil, a gold wash over silver.

It measures a long 59 inches X 1/5 inches and has a glorious ,original patina...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1253257 (stock #1911)
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This antique French silver bangle was purchased in Paris. It has a classical motif and is rendered in Continental(800) silver and rose gold vermeil.

The bangle has a classical flower basket and cornucopia motif. The rose gold is applied to the silver and is hand engraved. The craftsmanship and design are superior, as would be expected of French jewelry. The gold and silver retains the beautiful, original patina. it measures 7 1/2 inches X 7/8 width and will fit an average wrist...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1252908 (stock #1910)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,050.00
This wonderful, very bright pair of Georgian paste earrings are circa 1800. Just purchased in London, they are a superb example of Georgian paste.

The paste stones, originally designed to copy diamonds are now viewed as an art form, with world-wide collectors. The clear pastes are white and reflective, foil back and set in hand crimped silver collets. The use of foil in stones closed in the back adds a brilliance as well as a mellow hue. It is especially beautiful in the evening light...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1252683 (stock #1909)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,295.00
These silver and 18 karat gold earrings are Italian, circa 1880 and are designed with authentic ancient coins. They have fine silver detailing incorporating fine twisted silver wire as a bezel for the coin, as well as an accent in the central element. It is a three section earring with the bottom element freely articulating...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1251669 (stock #1906)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,350.00
This French silver,vermeil Gothic Revival bracelet was just purchased in Paris. It is unique in design and has very fine pierced engraved, silver work. It is as lovely on the reverse, as it is on the front, typical of fine French jewelry. Each section has cylinder, hinges of rose gold vermeil(gold wash over silver), that beautifully complements the silver.

It graduates in size from 1 /2 inches wide to the central panel that measures a bold 1 1/4 inches wide...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1251307 (stock #1905)
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$975.00
This is an antique Regency, 18 karat gold quizzing glass. During this period, the use of a hand held lens became a fashion accessory, not limited to poor vision. Eyeglasses were deemed unfashionable, and the well dressed woman would wear this 'socially acceptable' item on a long ribbon or chain. The term "quizzing" was used as the wearer would look quizzically with a stare or glance...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Platinum : Pre 1950 item #1250880 (stock #1904)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$2,200.00
This fine, platinum French eternity ring is circa 1940. It is beautiful hand made setting as would be expected of French jewelry. The 20, white diamonds are brilliant cut, 5-6 pts each FG, VS. The total carat weight is approximately 1. 4 of glistening stones. The size of the stones are enhanced by the magnificent platinum setting and appear larger.

The platinum bears a French guarantee stamp for platinum, a dog's head. It is a size 5 3/4 and cannot be sized.

Purchased in Paris, it is...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1837 VR item #1250878 (stock #1903)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,300.00
This Georgian 18 karat gold ruby and diamond ring is circa 1830. It is a testament to the skill of the jeweler. It is designed with a central cabochon ruby accented by diamonds on either side. The ruby has a beautiful rope edge border and is foil back to reflect light. The ruby is a natural Burmese, measuring 1/4 carat. The diamonds, which are silver set in hand crimped collets are old mine cut HI, VS and SI, measuring 6 pts. each with a deep set stone. The shank is a work of art, completed ha...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1250078 (stock #1902)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,100.00
This is a distinguished, antique English sterling bracelet in a class of its own. It is an amazing feat of silver work and dates circa 1860. The design of multi-colored gold and silver is executed by a master craftsman. The bracelet is a classic of the Aesthetic Movement. This design period began when Admiral Perry negotiated a trade agreement in 1854 with Japan and opened the West to Asian design. It is characterized by naturalistic themes, rendered in multi-colors of gold and silver, remini...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1250019 (stock #1901)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$850.00
I offer this wonderful Continental silver chain just having returned from a European buying trip. It is French, circa 1900, with unusually fine silver work. The silver is 800, which is Continental. The links are finely finished and the silver smooth as would be expected of French jewelry. It bears a French guarantee stamp for silver on the spring ring. This oval link motif is similar to another I had sold last year, but in this example the oval has additional twisted interior wire ornamentation...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1245218 (stock #1900)
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$950.00
This ring is Japanese Shakudo circa 1880. Shakudo is the art of utilizing mixed metals such as copper,silver and gold and creating works of art. It is an alloy of approximately 96 percent copper and 4 percent gold and when patinated turns a fine gray/black.

Highly trained Japanese artisans used their skills in the art of Shakudo, to adorn the swords of the Samurai warriors. Following the Haitoreo Edict in 1877, forbidding the use of weapons, the culture of the Samurai was abruptly ended. Th...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1242771 (stock #1899)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,800.00
The design and execution of this locket epitomizes the beauty of French jewelry. It has a finely detailed 18k bezel of pierced gold work, holding two faceted glass inserts. The bezel has an original, rich, yellow gold patina with scrolling ivy. The ivy is symbolic of timeless affection and friendship. The top of the locket unscrews and a photo can be inserted if desired. I love it worn as seen, because it is simple and elegant. The large size makes it most desirable as they are quite rare. The l...