Third Floor Antique Jewelry
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)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$695.00
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)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$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.

The vast majority of these were cast and made in heavy plated gold...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Platinum : Pre 1950 item #1250880 (stock #1904)
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$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...

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...
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...
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)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1920 item #1242473 (stock #1898)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,650.00
This lovely 18 karat gold pearl ring is English, circa 1920. It is designed as a half hoop, with a row of beautiful white pearls that are accented by alternating faceted rubies and emeralds. The pearls and gemstones are all set in hand crimped collets, and the shank is substantial. It is a size 6 1/2 US and the central element measures 7/8 inches across X 3/8 down. The patina is rich and the condition is excellent.

This is an elegant ring with a beautiful play of color.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1990 item #1241329 (stock #1897)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$2,600.00
These 18 karat gold earrings are signed by the well known jewelers, Vasari of Barcelona. The Vasari shop opened in 1982 and quickly gained recognition for their designs that had an emphasis on architectural forms, with every piece demonstrating beauty and quality. They now have shops in Madrid and Andorra.

This particular pair of earrings is a work of art. Designed as a curve, they look beautiful from every angle. The gold color is mellow, and they retain a lovely patina. The clip/post mech...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1930 item #1239878 (stock #1895)
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This WMF or Wurttembergische Metallwarefabrik, necklace is German, circa 1930. WMF beads, designed by Karl Weidman, are similar to Tiffany favrile and were known as the Myra Krystall line, This particular beaded necklace, with dark petrol green iridescent glass was created bead by bead, entirely by hand. Each bead has a distinctive hue, and when held to the light reveals a honey colored glass.

This original Art Deco designed necklace has seven large 13.5 mm beads with brass spaces and ori...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1950 item #1239841 (stock #1894)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$2,950.00
These glistening diamond and emerald earrings are circa 1950. They are beautifully designed and set in 18 karat gold. There are 34 natural, gem quality, vivid green emeralds and 92 white single cut diamonds of GH color and VS clarity. The diamond weight is approximately 1 .5 carats and over 1 carat of emeralds. They measure 3/4 inch across X 7/8 inches down.

These clip earrings are so comfortable, and the curve of the earrings hugs the earlobes. They have a lovely patina with a hint of...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1239210 (stock #1893)
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What could be lovelier than a pair of Georgian period, pale, golden topaz earrings with that illusive hint of pink? The color of topaz has always been chosen to grace the most beautiful jewels, and the Georgian period was no exception. Many of these stones came by way of Brazil, where precious stones such as topaz and chrysoberyl were mined.

These topaz earrings were foil back, enhancing their radiance and contributing to the beautiful peach colored hue. They are 15 karat gold and are set ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1239090 (stock #1892)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$2,995.00
The Victorians loved symbolism, and the love knot form was favored. In Scottish agate jewelry the Celtic knot, symbolized endless love, where there is no beginning or end.

I have had this form in silver (as most Scottish jewelry was designed in silver,) but rendered in gold it becomes a rare offering. Lovely agates of mauve and Montrose gray were cut,shaped, polished and inlaid in hand engraved surrounds. Swirling gold commands the eye as it twists and turns gracefully like a ribbon, to ...