Third Floor Antique Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1293931 (stock #1962)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$695.00
This beautiful,long, antique French chain is circa 1900. It is smooth to the touch and finely finished. The silver design is so feminine with ovals, bows and flowers. It measures a long 55 inches X slightly less than 1/4 inches across the oval plaques.

There are French silver marks on the spring ring denoting 800-900 silver (Continental) and weighs 25.2 grams. The original patina has a beauty that only the passage of time can create. It can be doubled or tripled around the neck...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1293047 (stock #1958)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
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Follow your heart....the perfect message to give to a loved one, young or old. This Victorian sterling silver, working compass is English, dated 1896. Finding a compass in the form of a heart is very unusual.

It is in superb condition with very tiny minor dings. The back is fully hallmarked for Birmingham, 1896 as well as a hallmark on the side of the heart. The heart measures 3/4 inches long X 5/8 inches across. The sterling chain is antique, with hallmarks on the spring ring...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1290886 (stock #1956)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,100.00
I have always loved the artistry of niello for its subtle beauty, and this long 800 silver niello chain is an exquisite example. Niello. is the term used to define the process of fusing silver,copper,lead and sulphur and then pouring the melted metals on to incised silver. The patterns created in the silver are then filled with the fused metals...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1290079 (stock #1955)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$850.00
This sleek very long silver French chain is circa 1900. It has silver, finely detailed links highlighted by oblong links centered with rose gold vermeil plaques. The rose gold is rich in color and double sided.

The chain measures 56 inches long X 1/4 inches across the plaques. It has a spring ring which can be used for a charm or pendant of choice or easily adjusted to be used as a clasp. The condition is superb...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1289557 (stock #1951)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$895.00
This antique, French Art Nouveau Chain was just purchased in Paris. It is designed with profiles of Athena, the Goddess of wisdom and Diana, the goddess of the moon and hunting. The reverse of each plaque depicts the appropriate symbol of the arrow and the crescent moon for Diana and the olive tree for Athena. Athena, representing the goddess of wisdom. There are ten double sided plaques...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1950 item #1281852 (stock #1941)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,400.00
This iconic Hector Aguilar bracelet was designed in Taxco,in the 1940's. Hector Aguilar originally apprenticed under the renowned William Sprawling and in 1939 opened his own shop at the Taller Borda. His works are coveted by collectors around the globe and he is considered a master artisan..

This bracelet, like much of his works , is inspired by Aztec art. In this example he interpreted the agave plant with pre-Columbian motifs utilizing hand scoring and beveling to create the design...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1275020 (stock #1933)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,100.00
This unusual and rare antique silver match safe is French, circa 1890. It is in the form of a book and commemorates the death of Victor Hugo in 1885. Hugo was the acclaimed poet, novelist and dramatist. One of his most acclaimed works, was Les Miserables.

This match safe is symbolically in the form of a book and labeled Victor Hugo dated 1885. It is finely detailed and engraved. It has rose gold vermeil accents and the interior has the original gold gilding...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1265136 (stock #1923)
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Simply wonderful, a pair of Georgian 18th Century sterling silver clasps in their original lined satin, velvet, red leather box. The portraits are of two woman, most likely mother and daughter. The painting is so finely detailed that every tendril and wave is clearly visible. They are rendered in Grisaille, a term used to describe the use of monochrome shades of gray or brown...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1263038 (stock #1919)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$3,200.00
This of a kind silver, garnet bracelet is French, circa 1860. It is meticulously designed with lozenge shaped plaques centered with cabochon garnets, alternating with finely detailed cherubs. Vermeil (gold wash on silver) is used for contrast, enhancing the unique design. It is Renaissance Revival, with a sophistication on the scale of Jules Wiese and Froment Meurice.

It measures 7 5/8ths inches long X 1 3/8ths wide. It opens and closes with an integral push clasp. There is a French guara...

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. Notice too, that the backs are as beautifully finished as he front.

The use of ancient coins in jewelry is familiar to us when the firm of Bulgari, which opened in Rome...

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. The bracelet measures 7 1/2 in...

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
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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 : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1238132 (stock #1889)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$895.00
This finely detailed sterling silver bangle bracelet is English, circa 1860. The design was influenced by the Aesthetic Movement following the trade agreement with Japan in 1854 by Commodore Perry. This agreement opened the world to the art of utilizing mixed metals, known as Shakudo and Shibuichi,

This lovely example, has a branch of leaves resembling the Guilder Rose, rendered in yellow gold vermeil. The leaves are applied to a hand hammered backdrop, adding a soft texture to the com...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1233162 (stock #1882)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$695.00
This Art Deco rock crystal striking pendant is circa 1920. It has a silver plaque depicting a biblical story, perhaps of Jonah and the Whale. The bail is malachite with a detailed twisted, rope edge surround. The rock crystal is around the perimeter and on the entire back giving this pendant beautiful reflection of light.

It measures 2 inches long with the bail or 1 1/4 inch long without the bail X 1 5/8 inches across. It is especially pretty worn on a long black cord which I will provide...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1232582 (stock #1879)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$875.00
This bangle bracelet is Victorian, circa 1890. It is has a strap and buckle motif with an overall foliate pattern encircling the bracelet. It retains an original, beautiful, patina and opens and closes with a concealed push clasp. The silver is Continental, or 800 silver. The interesting texture is created by repousse, a technique of hammering, or embossing from the reverse side. It measures 1 1/2 inches wide X 7 inches circumference and would fit an average wrist. It is in excellent ,original c...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1230659 (stock #1973)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$1,295.00
Most early pieces of jewelry have changed hands and through the centuries been altered or sadly lost. When I met a charming dealer in Paris and told her that my true passion was early historical jewelry these earrings were taken from her purse. She explained that they have been in her family and sadly not only did she not have pierced ears, she did not have a daughter. She had brought them to sell and although her specialty is porcelain, she hoped these tiny treasures would find their way into ...