Third Floor Antique Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1273301 (stock #1925)
Third Floor Antique Jewelry
$895.00
I have just returned from a buying trip to Paris where this wonderful 800 silver and vermeil chain, circa 1900 was purchased. It is designed with twisted silver wire connected with horizontal bands of rose gold vermeil. The chain has an unusual design, and I have never had another like it. It is quite beautiful worn alone or with other mixed metal chains.

It measures 60 inches long X 1/8 inches wide and can be doubled or tripled around the neck...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1273300 (stock #1924)
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$1,100.00
Spending a day in Paris and locating this chain was indeed a pleasure. It is French, circa 1900 and is designed with rectangular niello plaques joined by rose gold links.

Niello is the process of using alloys of copper,silver,sulphur and lead,fusing them, and then inlaying on incised metals. The patterns created are subtle and beautiful...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1265136 (stock #1923)
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$1,800.00
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 : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1265020 (stock #1922)
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Hector Aguilar has long been recognized as one of the masters of early Mexican jewelry. His work has world wide collectors who appreciate his original designs, reflecting the Aztec culture.

This bracelet is known as the New Maguey design, as Aguilar redesigned the center silver dome. It is beautifully rendered, smooth and hand hammered, typical of Aguilar's fine craftsmanship...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1263038 (stock #1919)
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$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...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1254667 (stock #1912)
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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 #1252683 (stock #1909)
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$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)
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$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 : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1250078 (stock #1902)
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$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...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1250019 (stock #1901)
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SOLD
I offer this wonderful Continental silver chain just having returned from a European buying trip...
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 : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1238132 (stock #1889)
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$895.00
This finely detailed sterling silver bangle bracelet is English, circa 1860. The design is 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 ...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1233162 (stock #1882)
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$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)
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$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)
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$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 ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre Victorian : Pre 1800 item #1229102 (stock #1968)
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$3,995.00
This pendant found in Vienna is exceptionally lovely. It is early 18th century and has three freely articulating sections each with a bow motif. It is designed with table cut diamonds and rubies set in rub over mounts. The silver work is fine with sculptured work around the central elements of each section. The first that I have offered that has the lovely enameled flowers as accents, visible in the second section.

The reverse has the original ribbon attachments and remnants of a gold was...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1228309 (stock #1964)
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$675.00
Having just returned from London I was pleased to find this fine antique Victorian silver locket. It is from the Aesthetic Period of design brought about by a trade agreement in 1854 between the United States and Japan by Commodore Perry. The world was now introduced to Japanese artistry, including the mixed metal arts of shakudo and shibuichi.

In this example the desirable rectangular shape lends itself to the intricacy of design. The cartouche, the mixed metals created by rose gold vermeil...

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1222545 (stock #1957)
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$550.00
These are lovely, classical, 19th century Scottish agate earrings, They are set in sterling, engraved and inlaid with jasper and bloodstone. They are completely original, and in excellent condition. They measure 1 1/2 inches long from the top of the wire X 5/8 across. The bottom ring is attached to the top to allow for gentle movement when worn. The size and scale are perfect to complement any Victorian jewelry. SImple, charming, Scotland, circa 1880