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VICTORIAN JEWELRY

Victorian jewelry is as complex in it's symbolism, sentiment and design as the fashion, architecture and decor of the time. Worn as an ornament, a love token or a remembrance, both the costume and fine jewelry of the era not only completed the well-dressed lady's attire but also denoted her position in society, her marital status and her sense of self.

Since the Victorian era stretched over six decades, many types of jewelry came and went in vogue. Mass production made jewelry available to the widest number of buyers in the broadest range of designs ever seen before in history. When it came to formal occasions, the "more is better" theme of the Victorian era carried over into how jewelry was worn by royalty and the aristocracy. Paintings of Queen Victoria and other royals at state occasions show multiple brooches, swags, earrings, bracelets and hair ornaments. But the jewelry of the everyday woman is collectible, fascinating and a lesson in history that enchants us even today.
  
 

 

VICTORIAN    15ct and garnet 2-1/2 brooch and 2 dangle 
		earrings with original box, 5 by 3-1/3.The workmanship 
		is amazing, with a different texture on the leaves and tiny balls of 
		gold accenting each piece and festoon chains on the brooch. To find a set like this with it's original 
		box is very rare. The earrings have had a stabilizing gold bar placed 
		across the back years ago so they are very wearable. A wonderful boxed 
		set.  A festoon brooch similar to 
		this can be seen in Benette  Mascetti's Understanding Jewellery on 
		page 96.

VICTORIAN  18 karat yellow 
		gold snake necklace with garnet cabochons and faceted garnet eyes, heart 
		shaped dangle from snake's mouth has hair compartment on the reverse, 
		interesting snake-scale chain and intricate design on snake's head, 
		19-3/4 with snake's head and heart 2-1/2.

VICTORIAN 18k yellow gold 
star center brooch 
and earrings, brooch with pendant loop 1-3/4 long 1-1/2 wide, earrings 2 long 
without tops and 7/8 wide. Earrings have later added screw back findings.

VICTORIAN 15ct and garnet 2-1/2" brooch and 2" dangle earrings with original box, 5" by 3-1/3". The workmanship is amazing, with a different texture on the leaves and tiny balls of gold accenting each piece and festoon chains on the brooch. To find a set like this with it's original box is very rare. The earrings have had a stabilizing gold bar placed across the back years ago so they are very wearable. A wonderful boxed set. A festoon brooch similar to this can be seen in Benette & Mascetti's "Understanding Jewellery" on page 96.   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V32796 

VICTORIAN 18 karat yellow gold snake necklace with garnet cabochons and faceted garnet eyes, heart shaped dangle from snake's mouth has hair compartment on the reverse, interesting snake-scale chain and intricate design on snake's head, 19-3/4" with snake's head and heart 2-1/2".    View   View   View      #V32798

VICTORIAN 18k yellow gold star center brooch and earrings, brooch with pendant loop 1-3/4" long 1-1/2" wide, earrings 2" long without tops and 7/8" wide. Earrings have later added screw back findings.   View   View   View   View   #V32757

 

VICTORIAN garnet cabochon eye-shaped brooch set in yellow gold gilt metal with an 
applied 
filigree decor, 1-7/8 by 1. The finish is a bit matte, which gives 
it a golden glow that is just lovely and a wonderful contrast with the garnet's 
color. The middle element is a delicate fleur-de-lis design and the edge is a 
tiny wire twist design.

VICTORIAN garnet 
		cabochons white and red enamel brooch and earrings set in box, brooch 
		has a tiny bit of white enamel missing, earrings perfect, brooch 1-5/8 
		by 1-1/3, earrings total length 2, red velvet box with blue velvet 
		lining 3-1/2 by 2-1/2 by 1-1/3 deep.

VICTORIAN  bird 
		pendant beautifully carved with 9 ct yellow gold 
		fittings, tiny heart with a gypsy set pearl in it’s mouth, circa late 
		1800s, 2-1/8 by 
		1-3/4. This recalls the story of the dove who brought a leaf to 
		Noah's ark signaling the end of the flood, a symbol of hope.

VICTORIAN garnet cabochon eye-shaped brooch set in yellow gold gilt metal with an applied filigree decor, 1-7/8" by 1". The finish is a bit matte, which gives it a golden glow that is just lovely and a wonderful contrast with the garnet's color. The middle element is a delicate fleur-de-lis design and the edge is a tiny wire twist design.    View   View   #V38225

VICTORIAN garnet cabochons white and red enamel brooch and earrings set in box, brooch has a tiny bit of white enamel missing, earrings perfect, brooch 1-5/8" by 1-1/3", earrings total length 2", red velvet box with blue velvet lining 3-1/2" by 2-1/2" by 1-1/3" deep.  View   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V37397

VICTORIAN bird pendant beautifully carved with 9 ct yellow gold fittings, tiny heart with a gypsy set pearl in it’s mouth, circa late 1800s, 2-1/8" by 1-3/4". This recalls the story of the dove who brought a leaf to Noah's ark signaling the end of the flood, a symbol of hope.    View   #V33978

 

VICTORIAN  BOXED SET 
	Etruscan Revival 15kkarat yellow gold, turquoise and seed pearls brooch and 
	earrings with twisted wire cannetille work, beading andfoxtails. On the reverse is a 
	plaited hair compartment. This set is presented in it's original vintage 
	velvet lined box.Pristine, spectacular and unusual. The brooch 3 by 
	1-3/4, earrings 2-1/4 total length. VICTORIAN  15 caratyellow gold 
eye-shaped high domed brooch with cannetille work, aqua and white enameling, nine rose cut 
		diamonds and four pearls as accents set in a star, delicate wire and bead work in the 
		gold, circa 1870. The brooch is 1-5/8 by 2 and 3/4 deep. There is 
		hook on the back to hold a pendant watch and a compartment to hold a 
		tiny photo or lock of hair as well as a safety chain. The brooch has 
		substantial weight and is of excellent quality and condition.  
As an 
		added bonus, this lovely brooch is presented in it's original fitted 
		turtle-shaped burgundy velvet lined box marked Widdowson  Veale 
		Goldsmiths  Jewellers, The Court of Spain 73 Strand, London (partly 
		illegible). They were at the Strand address from about
		 
		1830-1850 . Widdowson  Veale was a well-known jewelry company who 
also did sterling serving pieces, novelties, weapons and flatware. A pendant 
like this can be seen in Benjamin's Antique Jewellery on page 65. He calls 
this color Cambridge blue.  VICTORIAN  Etruscan 
	Revival 15 carat yellow gold cannetille work with pearls and diamonds locket, fittings 
	inside for 2 photographs, original box from T.J. Paris, Liverpool, locket 
	1-3/4 by 1-1/3, loop 1/2. A wonderful boxed locket.
VICTORIAN BOXED SET Etruscan Revival 15k karat yellow gold, turquoise and seed pearls brooch and earrings with twisted wire cannetille work, beading and foxtails. On the reverse is a plaited hair compartment. This set is presented in it's original vintage velvet lined box. Pristine, spectacular and unusual. The brooch 3" by 1-3/4", earrings 2-1/4" total length.  View   View   View   View   View   View   #V33029

 

 

VICTORIAN 15 carat yellow gold eye-shaped high domed brooch with cannetille work, aqua and white enameling, nine rose cut diamonds and four pearls as accents set in a star, delicate wire and bead work in the gold, circa 1870. The brooch is 1-5/8" by 2" and 3/4" deep. There is hook on the back to hold a pendant watch and a compartment to hold a tiny photo or lock of hair as well as a safety chain. The brooch has substantial weight and is of excellent quality and condition.
As an added bonus, this lovely brooch is presented in it's original fitted turtle-shaped burgundy velvet lined box marked "Widdowson & Veale Goldsmiths & Jewellers, The Court of Spain 73 Strand, London" (partly illegible). They were at the Strand address from about 1830-1850. Widdowson & Veale was a well-known jewelry company who also did sterling serving pieces, novelties, weapons and flatware. A pendant like this can be seen in Benjamin's "Antique Jewellery" on page 65. He calls this color "Cambridge blue".   View   View   View   View   View   #V33207
VICTORIAN Etruscan Revival 15 carat yellow gold cannetille work with pearls and diamonds locket, fittings inside for 2 photographs, original box from T.J. Paris, Liverpool, locket 1-3/4" by 1-1/3", loop 1/2". A wonderful boxed locket.   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V33028

 

 

 

VICTORIAN  15 carat yellow 
	gold and seed pearl crescent and star brooch in the original box, 1-1/8, 
	marked 15 ct on back.   
	  
	    0 VICTORIAN SB  SLB 9 
karat yellow gold fancy link and pad lock bracelet, marked on the heart 9ct 
gold 7 by 1/3. The padlock opens with a latch and a safety chain is 
attached. VICTORIAN  yellow gold and 
	seed pearl crescent and star brooch in the original box, 1-3/4.
VICTORIAN 15 carat yellow gold and seed pearl crescent and star brooch in the original box, 1-1/8", marked 15 ct on back.   View   View   View   #V33020 VICTORIAN SB & SLB 9 karat yellow gold fancy link and pad lock bracelet, marked on the heart "9ct gold" 7" by 1/3". The padlock opens with a latch and a safety chain is attached.    View   View   View   #V33979 VICTORIAN yellow gold and seed pearl crescent and star brooch in the original box, 1-3/4".   View   View   #a33082 

 

VICTORIAN  gate bracelet 
		with embossed and plain hollow links and heart lock with key, 7 
		bracelet and 3/4 heart lock. Marked on an end link and the top of the 
		heart FB for Theo. W. Foster  Bro. Co., see Rainwater American 
		Jewelry Mfg page 94. Began circa 1898 and was a general jewelry maker 
		at 100 Richmond St, Providence, RI. They are also listed in the 1934 
		Keystone on page 7 and in the 1915 edition on page 30.

VICTORIAN   9 ct yellow gold gate bracelet with a padlock 
		closure and safety chain, a larger size at 7 wearable length, and the 
		padlock is 5/8.The weight of this is about .55 ounces. The padlock is 
		the type that snaps open and never needed a key.

VICTORIAN  10k rose gold 
		padlock bracelet with peridot stone and picture on back, 7-1/2 with 
		5/8 heart .Each tiny link is either faceted or has an etched 
		design and the heart opens with a latch and not a key.

VICTORIAN gate bracelet with embossed and plain hollow links and heart lock with key, 7" bracelet and 3/4" heart lock. Marked on an end link and the top of the heart "F&B" for Theo. W. Foster & Bro. Co., see Rainwater "American Jewelry Mfg" page 94. Began circa 1898 and was a general jewelry maker at 100 Richmond St, Providence, RI. They are also listed in the 1934 Keystone on page 7 and in the 1915 edition on page 30. View View View #V28754

VICTORIAN 9 ct yellow gold gate bracelet with a padlock closure and safety chain, a larger size at 7" wearable length, and the padlock is 5/8".The weight of this is about .55 ounces. The padlock is the type that snaps open and never needed a key.   View   View   View   View  View   #V38319 

VICTORIAN 10k rose gold padlock bracelet with peridot stone and picture on back, 7-1/2" with 5/8" heart . Each tiny link is either faceted or has an etched design and the heart opens with a latch and not a key.   View   View   View   #V34593

 

VICTORIAN 9ct yellow gold bar brooch with a rhodolite garnets and seed 
pearls, hallmarks illegible, 1-7/8 by 1/2', with box. This has the older tube 
hinge and c-clasp, circa 1890. It is also marked 375 in two places. VICTORIAN English 9 ct yellow gold gate bracelet set with red and green 
	tourmalines, marked 9 on the clasp, with safety chain, 7 by 1/3. Total 
	weight about 11 grams.Gate bracelets can be seen in the wonderful book, 
	Victorian Jewellery on page 150. VICTORIAN 9ct yellow gold bar brooch with garnet doublettes and a 
	diamond chip, hallmarked for maker CMW, 375 9ct and other marks I cannot 
	read,  with it's box . This has the 
	older tube hinge and c-clasp and is circa 1890.
VICTORIAN 9ct yellow gold bar brooch with a rhodolite garnets and seed pearls, hallmarks illegible, 1-7/8" by 1/2', with box. This has the older tube hinge and c-clasp, circa 1890. It is also marked "375" in two places.  View   View   View   #V38609  VICTORIAN English 9 ct yellow gold gate bracelet set with red and green tourmalines, marked "9" on the clasp, with safety chain, 7" by 1/3". Total weight about 11 grams. Gate bracelets can be seen in the wonderful book, "Victorian Jewellery" on page 150.    View   View   View   View   View  #V38613 
 
VICTORIAN 9ct yellow gold bar brooch with garnet doublettes and a diamond chip, hallmarked for maker "CMW", 375 9ct" and other marks I cannot read, with it's box. This has the older tube hinge and c-clasp and is circa 1890.   View   View   View   #V38610

 

VICTORIAN c. 1840 pinchbeck Swiss 
polychrome floral enamel bracelet with black and white enameling, 
7-1/4 by 2.

VICTORIAN circa 1840 pinchbeck Swiss 
polychrome floral enamel bracelet with black and white enameling, 
7-1/4 by 2. Pinchbeck was an alloy of copper and zinc used to 
simulate karat gold, but the exact proportions were a secret. The polychrome 
enamel is vivid and detailed, and the clasp is typical of this era. The black 
and white checkerboard motif on each side makes this even more special. Bracelets similar to this can be seen in Margaret 
Flower's Victorian Jewellery on page 111. This wonderful 
bracelet is a real treasure.VICTORIAN circa 1840 pinchbeck Swiss 
polychrome floral enamel bracelet with black and white enameling, 
7-1/4 by 2. Pinchbeck was an alloy of copper and zinc used to 
simulate karat gold, but the exact proportions were a secret. The polychrome 
enamel is vivid and detailed, and the clasp is typical of this era. The black 
and white checkerboard motif on each side makes this even more special. Bracelets similar to this can be seen in Margaret 
Flower's Victorian Jewellery on page 111. This wonderful 
bracelet is a real treasure.VICTORIAN circa 1840 pinchbeck Swiss 
polychrome floral enamel bracelet with black and white enameling, 
7-1/4 by 2. Pinchbeck was an alloy of copper and zinc used to 
simulate karat gold, but the exact proportions were a secret. The polychrome 
enamel is vivid and detailed, and the clasp is typical of this era. The black 
and white checkerboard motif on each side makes this even more special. Bracelets similar to this can be seen in Margaret 
Flower's Victorian Jewellery on page 111. This wonderful 
bracelet is a real treasure.

VICTORIAN  c.1840 pinchbeck Swiss floral enamel bracelet with black and white enameling, 
7-1/4 by 2.

VICTORIAN c. 1840 pinchbeck Swiss polychrome floral enamel bracelet with black and white enameling, 7-1/4" by 2".   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V32251

VICTORIAN circa 1840 pinchbeck Swiss polychrome floral enamel bracelet with black and white enameling, 7-1/4" by 2". Pinchbeck was an alloy of copper and zinc used to simulate karat gold, but the exact proportions were a secret. The polychrome enamel is vivid and detailed, and the clasp is typical of this era. The black and white checkerboard motif on each side makes this even more special. Bracelets similar to this can be seen in Margaret Flower's "Victorian Jewellery" on page 111.  This wonderful bracelet is a real treasure.  View   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V32251

VICTORIAN  c.1840 pinchbeck Swiss floral enamel bracelet with black and white enameling, 7-1/4" by 2".   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V32251

 

VICTORIAN garnet cabochons 
brooch and earrings set in 14k yellow gold flowers and leaves, gilt backs, all 
in original boxmarked John Young, late Turnbull  Young, goldsmith  watch 
maker, 1  3 Buchannan St., Glasgow, brooch 1-5/8 by 1-1/3, earrings body 
only 7/8 by 3/4, total drop 1-1/4.

VICTORIAN scenic mosaic 
		links bracelet set in rolled gold, 6-1/4 by 1. Each link has a 
		different Italian scenecreated with tiny multi-colored tessera and each 
		is a work of art. In all probability this would have been a souvenir of 
		a grand Victorian era European tour.

VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold 
		pendant oval cameo locket carved with roses, flowers and 
		leaves bouquet, frame decorated with pearls and rubies and a bird at the 
		top, photo of a lady wearing a brooch and engraved initials I.R. on 
		the back, original box, 2-1/2 total by 1-1/3.

VICTORIAN garnet cabochons brooch and earrings set in 14k yellow gold flowers and leaves, gilt backs, all in original box marked "John Young, late Turnbull & Young, goldsmith & watch maker, 1 & 3 Buchannan St., Glasgow", brooch 1-5/8" by 1-1/3", earrings body only 7/8" by 3/4", total drop 1-1/4".   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V34218

VICTORIAN scenic mosaic links bracelet set in rolled gold, 6-1/4" by 1". Each link has a different Italian scene created with tiny multi-colored tessera and each is a work of art. In all probability this would have been a souvenir of a grand Victorian era European tour.   View   View   View  #V33684

VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold pendant oval cameo locket carved with roses, flowers and leaves bouquet, frame decorated with pearls and rubies and a bird at the top, photo of a lady wearing a brooch and engraved initials "I.R." on the back, original box, 2-1/2" total by 1-1/3".   View   View   View   View   #V34319 

 

VICTORIAN   14k yellow gold knot brooch with garnets, 
	chain festoons and a hair 
	compartment on back of lower dangle, 1-3/4 by 3. This is a lovely 
	high-relief piece and a very unusual type of hair jewelry. The knot is a 
	symbol for unending love. The center dangle 
	has a fox tail end, and the overall design is detailed, three-dimensional 
	and elegant. See Bell's Collecting Victorian Jewelry page 149 
	and  Benette  Mascetti's Understanding 
	Jewellery page 96 . A circa 1835-1840 stamped brooch and long earrings 
	set in gold and garnets can be seen in the book Queen Victoria: a Life in 
	Jewellery by Gere and Rudoe on page 17. VICTORIAN sterling silver gilt bangle with 
rubies and pearls, applied delicate scallop and dots design, etched flowers set 
with rubies and pearls, safety chain, in original box, hallmarked for sterling 
1882, 7 by 1. VICTORIAN sterling silver gilt bangle with 
rubies and pearls, applied delicate scallop and dots design, etched flowers set 
with rubies and pearls, safety chain, in original box, hallmarked for sterling 
1882, 7 by 1.
VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold knot brooch with garnets, chain festoons and a hair compartment on back of lower dangle, 1-3/4" by 3". This is a lovely high-relief piece and a very unusual type of hair jewelry. The knot is a symbol for unending love. The center dangle has a fox tail end, and the overall design is detailed, three-dimensional and elegant. See Bell's "Collecting Victorian Jewelry" page 149 and Benette & Mascetti's Understanding Jewellery page 96. A circa 1835-1840 stamped brooch and long earrings set in gold and garnets can be seen in the book "Queen Victoria: a Life in Jewellery" by Gere and Rudoe on page 17.   View   View   View   #V30099 VICTORIAN sterling silver gilt bangle with rubies and pearls, applied delicate scallop and dots design, etched flowers set with rubies and pearls, safety chain, in original box, hallmarked for sterling 1882, 7" by 1".   View   View   View   View   View   #V31965 VICTORIAN sterling silver gilt bangle with rubies and pearls, applied delicate scallop and dots design, etched flowers set with rubies and pearls, safety chain, in original box, hallmarked for sterling 1882, 7" by 1".   View   View   View   View   View   #V31965

 

GEORGIAN  center and 
	Victorian band 15 carat yellow gold hair 
	bracelet with tiny seed pearls and curl over plaited gray-blonde hair, blue enamel, 
	engraved on the back John Burdon, b. Octr 14th 1811, d. Novr 12th 1893, 
	6-1/3 around the inside with the front navette shape 1-7/8 by 1. Rev. John Burdon was a son of Rowland 
	Burdon and lived at Castle Eden Dene in northern England.

VICTORIAN 14 karat 
		yellow gold braceletwith tiny star design on four-strand band with oval 
		center double-sided finely woven hair or photo compartments, circa 1880. 
		Hand engraved flowers and leaves decorate each side of the center oval 
		and the oval itself as well as the catch, delicately and beautifully 
		done. This is an unusually long 8 length and 5/8 band with 1-3/4 by 
		1-1/2 center.

VICTORIAN 14 karat yellow gold 
charm bracelet, 7-3/4 long and 1/4 wide chain with faith, hope and love 
locket compartments lined in silk 3/4 to 7/8 long, one heart-shaped and two 
ovals.Faith is represented by the cross, love by the heart engraved with 
ivy, symbol of the eternal, and hope by the anchor. Each charm has an enclosed 
compartment for a photo or a lock of hair on the reverse. Note the unusual 
design of the bracelet chain.

GEORGIAN center and Victorian band 15 carat yellow gold hair bracelet with tiny seed pearls and curl over plaited gray-blonde hair, blue enamel, engraved on the back "John Burdon, b. Octr 14th 1811, d. Novr 12th 1893", 6-1/3" around the inside with the front navette shape 1-7/8" by 1". Rev. John Burdon was a son of Rowland Burdon and lived at Castle Eden Dene in northern England.   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V33003 

VICTORIAN 14 karat yellow gold bracelet with tiny star design on four-strand band with oval center double-sided finely woven hair or photo compartments, circa 1880. Hand engraved flowers and leaves decorate each side of the center oval and the oval itself as well as the catch, delicately and beautifully done. This is an unusually long 8" length and 5/8" band with 1-3/4" by 1-1/2" center.   View   View   View   #V32800  

VICTORIAN 14 karat yellow gold charm bracelet, 7-3/4" long and 1/4" wide chain with "faith, hope and love" locket compartments lined in silk 3/4" to 7/8" long, one heart-shaped and two ovals. Faith is represented by the cross, love by the heart engraved with ivy, symbol of the eternal, and hope by the anchor. Each charm has an enclosed compartment for a photo or a lock of hair on the reverse. Note the unusual design of the bracelet chain.  View   View   #V32801

 

VICTORIAN Sydenham Brothers 15k English yellow gold, diamond and seed 
	pearl hinged bangle circa 1901, hallmarked 15 625 for 15k gold and an 
	anchor and letter B for 1902, and SBros for the maker Sydenham 
	Brothers, along with a safety chain. It is 6-1/2 around the 
	inside and 1/4 wide and the weight is .41 ounces. GRADUATED gold tone three strand beads necklace with two stations, wearable length 
	15-1/2. This lays just beautifully on the neck, a graceful classic. VICTORIAN  9 carat yellow gold bangle with ruby and diamonds, hinged 
		bangle with safety chain, Chester 1906 and maker's mark RN for the 
		maker's mark, 6-2/3, 7/16 wide at the front and 3/16 wide at the 
		back, marked in 3 different places, weight is approximately .40 ounces. 
		The applied wire work, twisted rope edge and beaded detail is amazing. 
		It has it's safety chain too.
VICTORIAN Sydenham Brothers 15k English yellow gold, diamond and seed pearl hinged bangle circa 1901, hallmarked "15 625" for 15k gold and an anchor and letter "B" for 1902, and "SBros" for the maker Sydenham Brothers, along with a safety chain. It is 6-1/2" around the inside and 1/4" wide and the weight is .41 ounces.   View   View   View   #V38465 GRADUATED gold tone three strand beads necklace with two stations, wearable length 15-1/2". This lays just beautifully on the neck, a graceful classic.  View   View   View   #V38461 VICTORIAN 9 carat yellow gold bangle with ruby and diamonds, hinged bangle with safety chain, Chester 1906 and maker's mark "RN" for the maker's mark, 6-2/3", 7/16" wide at the front and 3/16" wide at the back, marked in 3 different places, weight is approximately .40 ounces. The applied wire work, twisted rope edge and beaded detail is amazing. It has it's safety chain too.  View  View   #V37875

 

VICTORIAN  opalescent 
	bracelet with cut steel, adjustable to 6, 6-1/2 and 7, front 1-1/4 back 
	1/2.This can be seen in
    
            


       Davidov  Dawes Victorian Jewelry page 98.

VICTORIAN  brooch with a scene of the Indian Taj Mahal delicately 
		hand painted on a cream colored background, set in a gold tone setting 
		with lovely black enamel work, 2 by 1-1/2. The detail is amazing and 
		it looks like some of the lines were done with one hair, it is so fine. 
		I suspect this would have been purchased as a souvenir of a Grand Tour 
		trip so popular in that era.

VICTORIAN  aqua and white enamel locket brooch with pearls set in 
		gold tone metal with a glass covered locket back, 1-1/8. The back of 
		this can be carefully opened to insert a small photo or lock of hair. A 
		pendant similar to this can be seen in John Benjamin's book Antique 
		Jewellery on page 65. He identifies this color as Cambridge Blue.

VICTORIAN opalescent bracelet with cut steel, adjustable to 6", 6-1/2" and 7", front 1-1/4" back 1/2". This can be seen in Davidov & Dawes "Victorian Jewelry" page 98.  View   View   #V33053

 

VICTORIAN brooch with a scene of the Indian Taj Mahal delicately hand painted on a cream colored background, set in a gold tone setting with lovely black enamel work, 2" by 1-1/2". The detail is amazing and it looks like some of the lines were done with one hair, it is so fine. I suspect this would have been purchased as a souvenir of a Grand Tour trip so popular in that era.   View   View   #V38226

VICTORIAN aqua and white enamel locket brooch with pearls set in gold tone metal with a glass covered locket back, 1-1/8". The back of this can be carefully opened to insert a small photo or lock of hair.  A pendant similar to this can be seen in John Benjamin's book "Antique Jewellery" on page 65. He identifies this color as "Cambridge Blue".   View   #V38224
 

 

VICTORIAN  hand painted East Indian scene, hand paintedand set in gold, 
	1-5/8 by 1-1/3.This is probably a souvenir from a trip to India, and how 
	exciting that must have been well over 100 years ago. VICTORIAN 10k hand painted Taj Mahal pendant set in a faceted 10 karat 
	yellow gold setting with a locket back, 1-1/2 by 1-1/4. Finely painted, 
	the detail is amazing. This was probably a souvenir piece brought back from 
	traveling, and how exciting that would have been well over 100 years ago. VICTORIAN  antique mosaic Roman Coliseum brooch set in 
	silver tone, 1-1/4 by 1.These were popular souvenirs during trips to 
	Rome, and for the Grand Tours of the Victorian era. There is not even one 
	little teassarae missing in this wonderful pin, unusual for one so old.
VICTORIAN hand painted East Indian scene, hand painted and set in gold, 1-5/8" by 1-1/3". This is probably a souvenir from a trip to India, and how exciting that must have been well over 100 years ago.  View   View   #V38431 VICTORIAN 10k hand painted Taj Mahal pendant set in a faceted 10 karat yellow gold setting with a locket back, 1-1/2" by 1-1/4". Finely painted, the detail is amazing. This was probably a souvenir piece brought back from traveling, and how exciting that would have been well over 100 years ago.  View   View   View   View   #V38417 VICTORIAN antique mosaic Roman Coliseum brooch set in silver tone, 1-1/4" by 1". These were popular souvenirs during trips to Rome, and for the Grand Tours of the Victorian era. There is not even one little teassarae missing in this wonderful pin, unusual for one so old.   View   View   #V38385

 

  VICTORIAN Swiss carved boxwood set of brooch and earrings with hand 
	painted Fragonard style Rococo romantic scene. The earrings are perfect but 
	the brooch has some breaks in the twigs, hard to see unless examined 
	closely. The brooch is 2 by 1-1/2 and the pierced earrings are 1-1/3 by 
	7/8.  
  VICTORIAN Swiss carved boxwood set of brooch and earrings with hand painted Fragonard style Rococo romantic scene. The earrings are perfect but the brooch has some breaks in the twigs, hard to see unless examined closely. The brooch is 2" by 1-1/2" and the pierced earrings are 1-1/3" by 7/8".  View   View   View   View    #V38611  

 

VICTORIAN  14-15 karat yellow gold locket back brooch with rubies and 
		seed pearls, applied bead work and wonderful detail, 1-7/8 by 1-3/4. 
		The back can be opened carefully to insert a curl of hair or a photograph 
		There is also a loop on the back where a safety chain could attach. The 
		turtleback box is fitted to hold this piece perfectly.

VICTORIAN rare 10-14k Tassie 
cameo portrait of Mad King George II(1738-1820), size 5 and 3/4 by 5/8 
along the finger. This material for making cameos was invented by James Tassie 
	in the late 18th century.The blue coloring at 3 o'clock on the ring is a 
	manufacturing color change at the time it was made since the blue color is 
	also under the top layer of the white cameo, seen from the side. The total 
	weight is about .26 ounces. Hallmarks on the band are crown, 375, tiger 
	face, and cursive D and a maker's mark B G. The band tests 10k, front 
	tests 14k, so I am thinking that the band is possibly not original 
	to the ring. There are no other signs that it was ever anything else but a 
	ring, so it is a bit of a puzzle.

VICTORIAN  Etruscan Revival 14k brooch and dangly earrings circa 
		1880, the Victorian Grand Period (1860-1885). All the pieces are 
		articulated, and both 
		the brooch and the earrings have an applied wire work, leaf and graduated balls motifs. The 
		brooch is 2 long by 1-1/8 wide and the pierced earrings are 2 from the very top 
		of the hoop to the bottom and 5/8 at the widest. The brooch is hinged 
		in the middle and both tiny balls dangle as well. The earrings are 
		hinged between the top ball the the earrings itself. There are no marks 
		on this set but it tests 14 karat gold. I am showing a jpg of a similar set 
		from a SF Myers 1885 Catalogue below, just for reference. You can see 
		the entire catalogue by clicking
		 
		  HERE.VICTORIAN  Etruscan Revival 14k brooch and dangly earrings circa 
		1880, the Victorian Grand Period (1860-1885). All the pieces are 
		articulated, and both 
		the brooch and the earrings have an applied wire work, leaf and graduated balls motifs. The 
		brooch is 2 long by 1-1/8 wide and the pierced earrings are 2 from the very top 
		of the hoop to the bottom and 5/8 at the widest. The brooch is hinged 
		in the middle and both tiny balls dangle as well. The earrings are 
		hinged between the top ball the the earrings itself. There are no marks 
		on this set but it tests 14 karat gold. I am showing a jpg of a similar set 
		from a SF Myers 1885 Catalogue below, just for reference. You can see 
		the entire catalogue by clicking
		 
		  HERE.

VICTORIAN 14-15 karat yellow gold locket back brooch with rubies and seed pearls, applied bead work and wonderful detail, 1-7/8" by 1-3/4". The back can be opened carefully to insert a curl of hair or a photograph There is also a loop on the back where a safety chain could attach. The turtleback box is fitted to hold this piece perfectly.  View   View   View   #V37976

 

VICTORIAN rare 10-14k Tassie cameo portrait of "Mad" King George II (1738-1820), size 5 and 3/4" by 5/8" along the finger. This material for making cameos was invented by James Tassie in the late 18th century. The blue coloring at 3 o'clock on the ring is a manufacturing color change at the time it was made since the blue color is also under the top layer of the white cameo, seen from the side. The total weight is about .26 ounces. Hallmarks on the band are crown, 375, tiger face, and cursive "D" and a maker's mark "B G". The band tests 10k, front tests 14k, so I am thinking that the band is possibly not original to the ring. There are no other signs that it was ever anything else but a ring, so it is a bit of a puzzle.   View  View   View   View   View    #V37534

VICTORIAN Etruscan Revival 14k brooch and dangly earrings circa 1880, the Victorian Grand Period (1860-1885). All the pieces are articulated, and both the brooch and the earrings have an applied wire work, leaf and graduated balls motifs. The brooch is 2" long by 1-1/8" wide and the pierced earrings are 2" from the very top of the hoop to the bottom and 5/8" at the widest. The brooch is hinged in the middle and both tiny balls dangle as well. The earrings are hinged between the top ball the the earrings itself. There are no marks on this set but it tests 14 karat gold. I am showing a jpg of a similar set from a  SF Myers 1885 Catalogue below, just for reference. You can see the entire catalogue by clicking HERE.   View   View    View   #V37865

 

VICTORIAN 10 karat yellow 
gold European hallmarked earrings with small garnet cabochons, blue and aqua enamel, hallmarked 
on the wires but illegible, 1-5/8 total 
length.

VICTORIAN NCR Company 
		silver gilt bee motif set- a spectacular pendant, collar and earrings 
		with a three-dimensional bee motif. The detail in this is so fine, 
		better than pictures can show. On each piece, the detailed bee sits atop 
		a puffy oval with lovely dangles beneath. The collar itself has the 
		front of each link decorated with ferns and scrolls and a beaded edge. 
		This unusual design ties into the Victorian interest in nature. 
		 
		The maker's mark NCR CO is on the bolt loop. The collar is 15 by 
		5/8wide; the pendant body is 1 by 1-1/3, total length 2-1/2 from top 
		of loop to bottom of dangles; the brooch is 1-1/4 by 1-3/4 total; and 
		the earrings are 2-1/2 total length by 3/4 wide.

VICTORIAN  aqua enamel gold 
filled buckle brooch, 1-1/3.

VICTORIAN 10 karat yellow gold European hallmarked earrings with small garnet cabochons, blue and aqua enamel, hallmarked on the wires but illegible, 1-5/8" total length.   View   View   #V34387

 

 

VICTORIAN NCR Company silver gilt bee motif set- a spectacular pendant, collar and earrings with a three-dimensional bee motif. The detail in this is so fine, better than pictures can show. On each piece, the detailed bee sits atop a puffy oval with lovely dangles beneath. The collar itself has the front of each link decorated with ferns and scrolls and a beaded edge. This unusual design ties into the Victorian interest in nature.

The maker's mark "NCR CO" is on the bolt loop. The collar is 15" by 5/8"wide; the pendant body is 1" by 1-1/3", total length 2-1/2 from top of loop to bottom of dangles; the brooch is 1-1/4" by 1-3/4" total; and the earrings are 2-1/2" total length by 3/4" wide.   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V34178

VICTORIAN aqua enamel gold filled buckle brooch, 1-1/3".   View   #V60623

 

 

 

 

VICTORIAN  9 carat yellow gold, 
	cameo and garnet long earrings with tiny foxtails, shaped flowers and leaves 
	, 3.

 VICTORIAN sterling silver gilt 
	fern motif locket hallmarked Birmingham 1886. The locket, which has a 
	pattern of stars and beading all around the edge, is 1-7/8 with 1 loop on 18 by 5/8 chain 
	collar with total front drop of 4, amazing condition and in 
	original fitted purple-lined 7 by 9 box. The locket is fitted inside to hold 
	two photographs.

VICTORIAN  Bohemian garnet 
		bracelet with domed glass center, garnet-colored glass beads and gilt 
		band, 7 1-5/8 by 1-1/3 clasp and 9-strand 1-1/4 band.Inside 
		the glass center are all but illegible letters which have no meaning as 
		far as I can tell.

VICTORIAN 9 carat yellow gold, cameo and garnet long earrings with tiny foxtails, shaped flowers and leaves , 3".   View   View   #V33024

 

VICTORIAN sterling silver gilt fern motif locket hallmarked Birmingham 1886. The locket, which has a pattern of stars and beading all around the edge, is 1-7/8" with 1" loop on 18" by 5/8" chain collar with total front drop of 4", amazing condition and in original fitted purple-lined 7" by 9" box. The locket is fitted inside to hold two photographs.    View   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V32080 

VICTORIAN Bohemian garnet bracelet with domed glass center, garnet-colored glass beads and gilt band, 7" 1-5/8" by 1-1/3" clasp and 9-strand 1-1/4" band. Inside the glass center are all but illegible letters which have no meaning as far as I can tell.  View   View   View   View   #V35678

 

GEORGIAN  Halley's comet 
brooch, rose cut diamonds set in 15 karat gold, in vintage box, 1-1/8. Each time 
		it was to be seen in the heavens, a surge of comet jewelry became 
		popular again, worn to commemorate the excitement of it's sighting. It 
		was seen, among other years, on November 16, 1835 and this pin dates to 
		that sighting. Mark Twain was born shortly thereafter, and 
		coincidentally passed away at it's next sighting in 1910. It is one of 
		the most beautifully made comet pins I have ever seen, a tiny treasure 
		to illustrate a glowing event.

VICTORIAN  Shibayama fan 
		shaped inlaid brooch with bird, branches and leaves in mother-of-pearl, 
		tortoise, coral and set in gold tone with silver tone beaded 
		edge, 3-1/2. This is Shibayama work from the Japanese Meiji period 
		1868–1912.

VICTORIAN  Halley's Comet 10 
karat yellow gold pin with paste stone set in double buttercup setting with 
black enameling, one chip under a prong visible only with a 10x loupe, 1-1/4.

GEORGIAN Halley's comet brooch, rose cut diamonds set in 15 karat gold, in vintage box, 1-1/8". Each time it was to be seen in the heavens, a surge of comet jewelry became popular again, worn to commemorate the excitement of it's sighting. It was seen, among other years, on November 16, 1835 and this pin dates to that sighting. Mark Twain was born shortly thereafter, and coincidentally passed away at it's next sighting in 1910. It is one of the most beautifully made comet pins I have ever seen, a tiny treasure to illustrate a glowing event.   View   View   #V34393

VICTORIAN Shibayama fan shaped inlaid brooch with bird, branches and leaves in mother-of-pearl, tortoise, coral and set in gold tone with silver tone beaded edge, 3-1/2". This is Shibayama work from the Japanese Meiji period 1868–1912.    View   View   #V35757

VICTORIAN Halley's Comet 10 karat yellow gold pin with paste stone set in double buttercup setting with black enameling, one chip under a prong visible only with a 10x loupe, 1-1/4".   View   View   #V34617

 

VICTORIAN child's set, a 9 carat 
yellow gold brooch and earrings set in original box, brooch 1-1/4 by 7/8, 
earrings 1 total length, box 4 by 2-1/2 by 1 deep.

VICTORIAN  9 carat yellow gold Halley's 
		comet pin with a clear paste center and black enameling, 1-1/4. It also 
		has it's safety stick pin and chain.

VICTORIAN  Halley's Comet brooch, 
1. Halley's comet passed over in both 1835 and 1910, and I have always 
suspected the comet jewelry was made in other years as well. Victorian had a 
real fascination with celestial things, and these are an example of that hobby.

VICTORIAN child's set, a 9 carat yellow gold brooch and earrings set in original box, brooch 1-1/4" by 7/8", earrings 1" total length, box 4" by 2-1/2" by 1" deep.  View   #V35587
 

VICTORIAN 9 carat yellow gold Halley's comet pin with a clear paste center and black enameling, 1-1/4". It also has it's safety stick pin and chain.  View   View    #V36616 

VICTORIAN Halley's Comet brooch, 1". Halley's comet passed over in both 1835 and 1910, and I have always suspected the comet jewelry was made in other years as well. Victorian had a real fascination with celestial things, and these are an example of that hobby.    View   #V37365

 

VICTORIAN  9 karat yellow 
		gold pin with a purple center stone and seed pearls, marked 9ct on the 
		back, safety chain, 2.

VICTORIAN 9 karat yellow gold 
bar pin with faceted tiny amethyst, marked on the back 9ct, loop for a safety 
chain, circa 1900, 2.

 

VICTORIAN 9 karat yellow gold pin with a purple center stone and seed pearls, marked 9ct on the back, safety chain, 2".  View   #V37148

 VICTORIAN 9 karat yellow gold bar pin with faceted tiny amethyst, marked on the back 9ct, loop for a safety chain, circa 1900, 2".  View  #V37147

 

 

VICTORIAN  hummingbird head brooch with the feathers rainbow colored 
		and brown, black glass eyes, and set in gold tone with a tube catch, 
		1-5/8 by 1-1/3. This is a genuine taxidermy hummingbird head 
		so it is fragile and may be better as a collectible rather than a piece 
		that would be worn a lot. Having said that, it has lasted well over 100 
		years already!

VICTORIAN  milliner's hummingbird mount, a real bird preserved to use 
		as an ornament, typical of it's era..

VICTORIAN 10 carat yellow 
	gold, garnet and pearls brooch with photograph compartment 
		and pendant loop on the back, 1-3/4, marked 10c. The 
	graduated beading along each side highlights the center motif and wire twist 
	edge.

VICTORIAN hummingbird head brooch with the feathers rainbow colored and brown, black glass eyes, and set in gold tone with a tube catch, 1-5/8" by 1-1/3". This is a genuine taxidermy hummingbird head so it is fragile and may be better as a collectible rather than a piece that would be worn a lot. Having said that, it has lasted well over 100 years already!    View   View   #V37752

VICTORIAN milliner's hummingbird mount, a real bird preserved to use as an ornament, typical of it's era..  View   #V37294

 

VICTORIAN 10 carat yellow gold, garnet and pearls brooch with photograph compartment and pendant loop on the back, 1-3/4", marked "10c". The graduated beading along each side highlights the center motif and wire twist edge.    View   View    #V33787 

 

VICTORIAN  14k karat gold 
citrine (tests in the quartz area) stones brooch with replacement safety catch 
on the back, a dainty beauty, 1-5/8.

VICTORIAN  paste dangle earrings 
with foxtails, set in gold tone, in original box, earrings length 2.

VICTORIAN  14k gold enamel brooch 
with sardonyx cross and glass locket compartment and pendant loopon the back, 
1-1/2 by 1-1/4.

 VICTORIAN 14k karat gold citrine (tests in the quartz area) stones brooch with replacement safety catch on the back, a dainty beauty, 1-5/8".  View   #V36020 

VICTORIAN paste dangle earrings with foxtails, set in gold tone, in original box, earrings length 2".    View   View   View   #V35783

VICTORIAN 14k gold enamel brooch with sardonyx cross and glass locket compartment and pendant loop on the back, 1-1/2" by 1-1/4".   View   #V36019

 

VICTORIAN  double strand 
	of jet beads and a cherub brooch worn by  
	Her Royal Highness,  The Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne (Louise 
	Caroline Alberta, b. 3-18-1848, d. 12-3-1939) . 
	She was the 4th of Queen Victoria's daughters. VICTORIAN  carved curly 
	headed cherub face with wings brooch, circa 1890s, 2-3/4. A similar brooch can be seen 
	in a photo of  Her Royal Highness,  The 
	Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne, Queen Victoria's 4th daughter. A 
	similar brooch can be seen on page 26 of Old Jewelry, 5th Editionby 
	Jeanenne Bell.    PRINCESS  Her 
	Royal Highness,  The Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne (Louise 
	Caroline Alberta, b. 3-18-1848, d. 12-3-1939) wearing a double strand of jet 
	beads and a cherub brooch . She was the 
	4th of Queen Victoria's daughters.
 VICTORIAN double strand of jet beads and a cherub brooch worn by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne (Louise Caroline Alberta, b. 3-18-1848, d. 12-3-1939). She was the 4th of Queen Victoria's daughters.     VICTORIAN carved curly headed cherub face with wings brooch, circa 1890s, 2-3/4". A similar brooch can be seen in a photo of Her Royal Highness, The Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne, Queen Victoria's 4th daughter. A similar brooch can be seen on page 26 of "Old Jewelry, 5th Edition" by Jeanenne Bell.   View   View    View  #V29475 PRINCESS Her Royal Highness, The Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne (Louise Caroline Alberta, b. 3-18-1848, d. 12-3-1939) wearing a double strand of jet beads and a cherub brooch. She was the 4th of Queen Victoria's daughters. View   View   View   View  #V29475

 

VICTORIAN Flora cameo 
		brooch with full lady's face, well mellowed over the past 120 years to 
		this lovely creamy color, circa 1880, 2 by 1-1/2. The long curls are 
		accented by the roses in her hair. The 
	twist design frames her beautifully and is typical of this style. According 
		to Rowan in Nineteenth Century Cameos page 122, the French were the 
		makers of most ivory cameos and cherubs and this is probably from 
		Dieppe, France, where most of the carving took place.

VICTORIAN  cameo of full face 
angel or child, circa 1890, 1. This is loose and 
		ready to set in your own ring or pendant. According to Rowan in 
Nineteenth Century Cameos, the French were the makers of most ivory cameos and 
cherubs.

VICTORIAN antique cherub pendant 
circa 1880, 2-3/4. The expression is beautiful, 
the detail amazing 
and the original delicate loop is still present. The patina is lovely and it has 
aged well over the past 120 years.This would have been worn on a velvet 
ribbon around the neck. According 
to Rowan in Nineteenth Century Cameos, the French were the makers of most 
ivory cameos and cherubs.

VICTORIAN Flora cameo brooch with full lady's face, well mellowed over the past 120 years to this lovely creamy color, circa 1880, 2" by 1-1/2". The long curls are accented by the roses in her hair. The twist design frames her beautifully and is typical of this style. According to Rowan in "Nineteenth Century Cameos" page 122, the French were the makers of most ivory cameos and cherubs and this is probably from Dieppe, France, where most of the carving took place.   View   View   View   #V33546

VICTORIAN cameo of full face angel or child, circa 1890, 1". This is loose and ready to set in your own ring or pendant. According to Rowan in "Nineteenth Century Cameos", the French were the makers of most ivory cameos and cherubs.   View   View   #V33721

VICTORIAN antique cherub pendant circa 1880, 2-3/4". The expression is beautiful, the detail amazing and the original delicate loop is still present. The patina is lovely and it has aged well over the past 120 years. This would have been worn on a velvet ribbon around the neck. According to Rowan in "Nineteenth Century Cameos", the French were the makers of most ivory cameos and cherubs.    View   #V33719

 

CAMEO  
    Flora set in 10k yellow gold, a lovely full face Queen Conch shell cameo 
that is very deeply carved with the hair 
beautifully
      fashioned
      of rose blooms, classic gold twist mount, 1-1/2 by 1-1/8 and 1/2 deep.A similar cameo can be seen on page 76 of Rowan's 
		Nineteenth Century Cameos.

GEORGIAN/VICTORIAN natural seed pearls strung with gut on mother-of-pearl 
		backing bracelet circa 1840, comes in box marked Boodle  Dunthorne Goldsmith's, 13 Lord 
		Street, Liverpool, 7-1/3 by 5/8 at the widest. Looks like lace made of 
		pearls. There are 4 tiny pearls missing from the left side of the center 
		leaf motif.This bracelet, like all these antique seed pearl pieces, is 
		extremely delicate and could only be worn with great care, an elegant 
		collector's piece. A lovely parure of seed pearls can be seen in Michael 
		Poynder's book Victorian Jewellery on page 172.     
		   
		   
		   
		   
		   
		  
	Seed pearl jewelry in this delicate style, sewn to a mother-of-pearl 
	backing, was popular in the early 1800s when women wore delicate 
	Classically styled Grecian costumes. By the time of Prince Albert's death in 
	1860, crinolines became popular and both clothing and jewelry became 
	heavier.

GEORGIAN/early VICTORIAN natural seed pearl 
brooch with gut on mother-of-pear backing set in gold filled setting, circa 
1840, 1-1/2 by 1-1/4. This delicate piece is not missing a single tiny pearl 
and is in amazing condition, a great example of the hand work that makes these 
so desirable.  
   
   
    
  It is interesting that seed pearls were used in different ways as the 
	decades progressed. In Victorian jewelry it was set in gold, onyx and jet, 
	where the seed pearls were often used to represented tears. It was used 
	again in Edwardian jewelry, often in the form of delicate crescent moons and 
	stars, birds in flight and lavalieres.

CAMEO Flora set in 10k yellow gold, a lovely full face Queen Conch shell cameo that is very deeply carved with the hair beautifully fashioned of rose blooms, classic gold twist mount, 1-1/2" by 1-1/8" and 1/2" deep. A similar cameo can be seen on page 76 of Rowan's "Nineteenth Century Cameos".    View   View   View   #U20324

GEORGIAN/VICTORIAN natural seed pearls strung with gut on mother-of-pearl backing bracelet circa 1840, comes in box marked Boodle & Dunthorne Goldsmith's, 13 Lord Street, Liverpool, 7-1/3" by 5/8" at the widest. Looks like lace made of pearls. There are 4 tiny pearls missing from the left side of the center leaf motif. This bracelet, like all these antique seed pearl pieces, is extremely delicate and could only be worn with great care, an elegant collector's piece. A lovely parure of seed pearls can be seen in Michael Poynder's book "Victorian Jewellery" on page 172.   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V33717

Seed pearl jewelry in this delicate style, sewn to a mother-of-pearl backing,  was popular in the early 1800s when women wore delicate Classically styled Grecian costumes. By the time of Prince Albert's death in 1860, crinolines became popular and both clothing and jewelry became heavier.

GEORGIAN/early VICTORIAN natural seed pearl brooch with gut on mother-of-pear backing set in gold filled setting, circa 1840, 1-1/2" by 1-1/4". This delicate piece is not missing a single tiny pearl and is in amazing condition, a great example of the hand work that makes these so desirable.   View   View   View   #V33718

It is interesting that seed pearls were used in different ways as the decades progressed. In Victorian jewelry it was set in gold, onyx and jet, where the seed pearls were often used to represented tears. It was used again in Edwardian jewelry, often in the form of delicate crescent moons and stars, birds in flight and lavalieres.

 

VICTORIAN gilt sterling basket weave bracelet with etched birds clasp, 
really lovely but with some gilt wearing off the inside, 7-1/2 by 1-1/8 tests 
sterling but has no hallmarks.

 VICTORIAN  antique bone 
		lily-of-the-valley brooch with forget-me-nots and long leaves, 
		beautifully and delicately carved, circa 1880, 2-1/4.

VICTORIAN  9ct yellow gold, blue 
agate and seed pearls bar brooch in box, brooch 1-5/8.

VICTORIAN gilt sterling basket weave bracelet with etched birds clasp, really lovely but with some gilt wearing off the inside, 7-1/2" by 1-1/8" tests sterling but has no hallmarks.  View   View   #V36566

VICTORIAN antique bone lily-of-the-valley brooch with forget-me-nots and long leaves, beautifully and delicately carved, circa 1880, 2-1/4".  View  View   View   #V36346

VICTORIAN 9ct yellow gold, blue agate and seed pearls bar brooch in box, brooch 1-5/8".   View   View   View   #Q36383


     VICTORIAN taille d'epargne black taille d'epergne enamel and seed pearl ring, rectangular shape with seed pearl,  circa 1870.  View   #V3495

  ELGIN 14k yellow gold lady's pendant 1-1/3" watch with 1-1/3" watch holder brooch with black taille d'epergne enameling. The watch works and is marked "Elgin U.S.A., 15386609" size Os, circa 1910. Case marked "Keystone Co. 14k, 5120061".   View   View   #w25029

     VICTORIAN 14k enameled bow brooch with taille d'epergne black enamel, watch hook on back.  View   #V23518

 

VICTORIAN  onyx 
	mourning pendant with seed pearls cross on the front, photo compartment on 
	the back, engraved Henry Fredrick Swan, 10 Sept 1842 obit 25 March 1908, 
	loop is enameled In Memory Of, circa 1908?, 1-3/4 by 1-1/2 with 1/2 
	loop. VICTORIAN  15 carat 
	yellow gold, blue enamel and pearl hinged bangle, circa 1860. There are 
	six-sided asymmetrical stars on each side, outlined in blue enameling. A 
	lovely hand engraved design outlines both sides of the front as well as both 
	sides of the center element, ending at the sides by the hinge and opening 
	with scrolls and flowers. Gold beads tip each side of the domed front. The 
	condition isperfect except for a VERY shallow 1/2 straight light 
	depression on the back. The clasp closes firmly and easily, the pearls are 
	all there and have a lovely sheen and the enamel is all in place. It is a 
	size slightly smaller than the standard contemporary size of 7 at 6-1/2 
	with a 1-1/4 wide front and 1/2 wide back..The finish is matte or 
	bloomednot shiny, absolutely gorgeous. VICTORIAN  9 carat yellow 
	gold set banded agate cross with tiny diamond, flowers at each station, 
	marked 9ct on back, a large 4-1/2 by 3.
VICTORIAN onyx mourning pendant with seed pearls cross on the front, photo compartment on the back, engraved "Henry Fredrick Swan, 10 Sept 1842 obit 25 March 1908, loop is enameled "In Memory Of", circa 1908?, 1-3/4" by 1-1/2" with 1/2" loop. View   View   View      #V33052 VICTORIAN 15 carat yellow gold, blue enamel and pearl hinged bangle, circa 1860. There are six-sided asymmetrical stars on each side, outlined in blue enameling. A lovely hand engraved design outlines both sides of the front as well as both sides of the center element, ending at the sides by the hinge and opening with scrolls and flowers. Gold beads tip each side of the domed front.  The condition is perfect except for a VERY shallow 1/2" straight light depression on the back. The clasp closes firmly and easily, the pearls are all there and have a lovely sheen and the enamel is all in place. It is a size slightly smaller than the standard contemporary size of 7" at 6-1/2" with a 1-1/4" wide front and 1/2" wide back.. The finish is matte or bloomed not shiny, absolutely gorgeous.   View   View   View   #V33049 VICTORIAN 9 carat yellow gold set banded agate cross with tiny diamond, flowers at each station, marked "9ct" on back, a large 4-1/2" by 3".   View   #V33023  

 

VICTORIAN watch cock 
	necklace in gold tone with lovely designs, each slightly different, and a 
	barrel catch, 20 and about 1 wide. This is in the book Victorian Jewelry: 
	Unexplored Treasures by Davidov  Dawes..

VICTORIAN  10 karat yellow 
	gold buckle bangle hinged bracelet with seed pearls, safety chain, original 
	box, 6-1/2 by 1/3.This comes in it's lovely B.Barnett, London green box 
	and displays beautifully there on a fitting that tilts up when the box is 
	opened.

VICTORIAN  gold and enamel 
	locket with message Ever Thine, lilies and forget-me-nots on front and 
	initial G in cartouche on the back, circa 1890, fittings inside for 2 
	photographs, 1-1/4 by 1, real quality with even the loupe hand faceted.

VICTORIAN watch cock necklace in gold tone with lovely designs, each slightly different, and a barrel catch, 20" and about 1" wide. This is in the book "Victorian Jewelry: Unexplored Treasures" by Davidov & Dawes..  View   View  #V36563

VICTORIAN 10 karat yellow gold buckle bangle hinged bracelet with seed pearls, safety chain, original box, 6-1/2" by 1/3". This comes in it's lovely "B.Barnett, London" green box and displays beautifully there on a fitting that tilts up when the box is opened.   View   View   View   View   #V36041

  VICTORIAN gold and enamel locket with message "Ever Thine", lilies and forget-me-nots on front and initial "G" in cartouche on the back, circa 1890, fittings inside for 2 photographs, 1-1/4" by 1", real quality with even the loupe hand faceted.   View   View   View   #V33035

 

VICTORIAN  scarab stickpin, 
2-1/3.

 VICTORIAN 15ct carat gold scarab 
set original box, brooch has a hook for a small watch to hang from, 1-3/4; 
earrings are 2-1/3 total length, turtle back box is lined in blue velvet, 4 by 
3-1/3 by 1-1/4.

VICTORIAN  Bohemian garnet brooch and earrings 
	with rose cut garnets, original box fitted just for this set, brooch 1-1/8 
	by 1, earrings total length 1-1/4.The unusual original box adds to this 
	lovely treasure.

 VICTORIAN scarab stickpin, 2-1/3".    View   #V35503

VICTORIAN 15ct carat gold scarab set original box, brooch has a hook for a small watch to hang from, 1-3/4"; earrings are 2-1/3" total length, turtle back box is lined in blue velvet, 4" by 3-1/3" by 1-1/4".   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V35500

VICTORIAN Bohemian garnet brooch and earrings with rose cut garnets, original box fitted just for this set, brooch 1-1/8" by 1", earrings total length 1-1/4". The unusual original box adds to this lovely treasure.   View   View   #V34077

 

VICTORIAN bar pin of a 
	shimmering sword with 
seed pearls, circa 1900, 2-1/3.

VICTORIAN 9ct yellow 
	gold and red stone bar brooch in box, brooch 1-7/8, box marked Faltorini  
	Sons, Diamond Merchants, Bradford. The box is 2-3/4 by 1-1/2 by 7/8 
	deep.

VICTORIAN  10 karat yellow 
		gold regard locket with shield and ribbon design, faceted edges and 
		loop, fittings inside for photos, 1-1/8 by 1 by about 1/4 deep.

VICTORIAN bar pin of a shimmering sword with seed pearls, circa 1900, 2-1/3".  View   #V32445

VICTORIAN 9ct yellow gold and red stone bar brooch in box, brooch 1-7/8", box marked "Faltorini & Sons, Diamond Merchants, Bradford". The box is 2-3/4" by 1-1/2" by 7/8" deep.   View   View   View   View   #V33158 

VICTORIAN 10 karat yellow gold "regard" locket with shield and ribbon design, faceted edges and loop, fittings inside for photos, 1-1/8" by 1" by about 1/4" deep.   View   View   View   #V32921

 

VICTORIAN  15 karat yellow gold 22 chain about 1/8 wide weight. Each link 
is an interlocking figure-8. The safety catch is an early 20th century 
replacement, and there are no marks on the chain or catch.

VICTORIAN  silver gilt brooch and earrings 
		with lovely beaded detail, hair or photo compartment on the back, 
		vintage box, brooch 2 by 1-1/2, 
		earrings earrings total length 2-5/8.

VICTORIAN  14k yellow gold 
brooch with green agate cabochon, beautifully detailed etched setting, a tiny 
treasure at 1.

VICTORIAN 15 karat yellow gold 22" chain about 1/8" wide weight. Each link is an interlocking figure-8. The safety catch is an early 20th century replacement, and there are no marks on the chain or catch.   #V34053

VICTORIAN silver gilt brooch and earrings with lovely beaded detail, hair or photo compartment on the back, vintage box, brooch 2" by 1-1/2", earrings earrings total length 2-5/8".   View   View   View   View   View   #V34047

 VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold brooch with green agate cabochon, beautifully detailed etched setting, a tiny treasure at 1".  View   #V34474

 

VICTORIAN 9 carat amethyst and seed 
pearl hinged bangle, bracelet 6-3/4 with a 1/2 wide front. This is 
in excellent condition and circa 1900.

VICTORIAN  9 ct, amethyst 
		and seed pearl pendant necklace, pendant total length 1-1/2, chain 
		wearable length 15, pendant and chain marked 9ct.The pearl 
		bow beautifully emphasizes the amethysts in this wonderful design, circa 
		1900.

VICTORIAN 18k, amethyst and 
seed pearl earrings pierced earrings, very small and dainty at a total length of 1-1/8, earrings marked 
750 for 18 karat.

VICTORIAN 9 carat amethyst and seed pearl hinged bangle, bracelet 6-3/4" with a 1/2" wide front. This is in excellent condition and circa 1900.  View   View   #V36971

VICTORIAN 9 ct, amethyst and seed pearl pendant necklace, pendant total length 1-1/2", chain wearable length 15", pendant and chain marked 9ct. The pearl bow beautifully emphasizes the amethysts in this wonderful design, circa 1900.  View   View   #V36884

  VICTORIAN 18k, amethyst and seed pearl earrings pierced earrings, very small and dainty at a total length of 1-1/8", earrings marked "750" for 18 karat.  View   #V36972

 

EDWARDIAN dainty peridot and seed pearl earrings for pierced ears, total 
length of earring itself is 1 not including hook, circa 1900.

VICTORIAN peridot and seed pearl lavaliere brooch set in 9 carat yellow 
	gold, marked 9ct on the pendant back and the chain catch, circa 1900. The 
	pendant is 2 from the top of the loop to the bottom of the pendant and the 
	chain is 15. On the back is a c-catch pin mechanism so this can be worn as 
	a brooch, too.

VICTORIAN brilliant citrine 
oval brooch set in 
10 carat yellow gold with an embossed design all around the frame, 1-1/8 by 3/4.

EDWARDIAN dainty peridot and seed pearl earrings for pierced ears, total length of earring itself is 1" not including hook, circa 1900.  View   #V37973

VICTORIAN peridot and seed pearl lavaliere brooch set in 9 carat yellow gold, marked "9ct" on the pendant back and the chain catch, circa 1900. The pendant is 2" from the top of the loop to the bottom of the pendant and the chain is 15". On the back is a c-catch pin mechanism so this can be worn as a brooch, too.   View   View   #V38288

VICTORIAN brilliant citrine oval brooch set in 10 carat yellow gold with an embossed design all around the frame, 1-1/8" by 3/4".  View   #V38321

 

VICTORIAN    9ct yellow gold, lava and coral pierced earrings 
	with flower elements and dangling coral beads, circa 1870, 3 total length. 
	They came to me in this velvet-lined box but I do not think it is the 
	original box, just a nice old one.  VICTORIAN  French ormolu box with 
	Fragonard-style hand painted miniature on a celluloid insert on the top, circa 1860, 4-5/8 by 
	3-1/2 by 1-1/2. VICTORIAN  carved coral set 
	in gold engraved on the back with the initials GP, extended pin stem 
	typical of mid-Victorian jewelry, 1.
VICTORIAN 9ct yellow gold, lava and coral pierced earrings with flower elements and dangling coral beads, circa 1870, 3" total length. They came to me in this velvet-lined  box but I do not think it is the original box, just a nice old one.   View   View   View  #V32406 VICTORIAN French ormolu box with Fragonard-style hand painted miniature on a celluloid insert on the top, circa 1860, 4-5/8" by 3-1/2" by 1-1/2".   View   View   View   View   View   View   #a32405 VICTORIAN carved coral set in gold engraved on the back with the initials "GP", extended pin stem typical of mid-Victorian jewelry, 1".   View   View   View   #V32408

 

VICTORIAN  parure of 
		coral beads set in 10 karat yellow gold with etched designs circa 1880. 
	Each piece has beautifully fashioned gold leaves and berries that hold the 
	stick coral. The bracelet is four 
		strands of coral beads with a coral bead catch, 7 long and has a safety chain. The larger brooch has a 
	three foxtails and a watch hook on the back, 
	1-1/2; the smaller brooch is 3/4; earrings are 14k screw backs which 
		were probably replaced in the early 1900's and are 7/8; 
	the ring is size 7.These are a mix of karat gold and gold filled, with 
	the clasps and brooch fronts being 10k, the ring shank 14k and the fittings 
	and earrings backs gold filled. Sets with this many matching pieces are very 
	scarce, and this is a real treasure.
		In the Victorian era, coral was 
	thought to promote good health. A set almost identical to this can be seen in Jewelry in 
	America, 1600-1900 by Martha Gandy Fales on page 245.

VICTORIAN  stick coral 
		in eternity knot 
		brooch circa 1890, extra large sized at 2-1/3 across.A similar but much 
		smaller brooch can be seen in this
		 carte de viste . In the 
		Victorian era, wearing coral was thought to promote good health. VICTORIAN  stick coral 
		in eternity knot 
		brooch circa 1890, extra large sized at 2-1/3 across.A similar but much 
		smaller brooch can be seen in this
		 carte de viste . In the 
		Victorian era, wearing coral was thought to promote good health.

VICTORIAN  coral carved segments bracelet 
with square rosette and carved bar stations, yellow gold fittings, circa late 
1800s, 7-1/3 by 7/16.In 
the Victorian era, wearing coral was thought to promote good health.

VICTORIAN parure of coral beads set in 10 karat yellow gold with etched designs circa 1880. Each piece has beautifully fashioned gold leaves and berries that hold the stick coral. The bracelet is four strands of coral beads with a coral bead catch, 7" long and has a safety chain. The larger brooch has a three foxtails and a watch hook on the back, 1-1/2"; the smaller brooch is 3/4"; earrings are 14k screw backs which were probably replaced in the early 1900's and are 7/8"; the ring is size 7. These are a mix of karat gold and gold filled, with the clasps and brooch fronts being 10k, the ring shank 14k and the fittings and earrings backs gold filled. Sets with this many matching pieces are very scarce, and this is a real treasure. In the Victorian era, coral was thought to promote good health.  A set almost identical to this can be seen in "Jewelry in America, 1600-1900" by Martha Gandy Fales on page 245.    View    View   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   View   #V3800

 VICTORIAN stick coral in eternity knot brooch circa 1890, extra large sized at 2-1/3" across. A similar but much smaller brooch can be seen in this carte de viste. In the Victorian era, wearing coral was thought to promote good health.   View  #V32108

 

 

VICTORIAN coral carved segments bracelet with square rosette and carved bar stations, yellow gold fittings, circa late 1800s, 7-1/3" by 7/16". In the Victorian era, wearing coral was thought to promote good health.  View   #V32107

 

 

 

VICTORIAN royal blue transparent 
enamel and seed pearls lily-of-the-valley brooch set in gold tone metal, 1-3/4 
by 1-1/3. There is a is a tiny 1/8 nick on back where someone tested for gold, 
does not show at all from the front. The lily-of-the-valley was a symbol of 
remembrance in the Victorian era.

VICTORIAN 18ct yellow gold, blue enamel and pearls double buckle 
		hinged bangle, French hallmark, 7 by 7/8.  
		   
		   
		    
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VICTORIAN  2-3/4 hand painted on 
		cream portrait circa 1840 with a 
		lock of hair on the reverse. It also was featured in  Southeastern Antiquing  
    Collecting Magazine , August 2003.

   VICTORIAN royal blue transparent enamel and seed pearls lily-of-the-valley brooch set in gold tone metal, 1-3/4" by 1-1/3". There is a is a tiny 1/8" nick on back where someone tested for gold, does not show at all from the front. The lily-of-the-valley was a symbol of remembrance in the Victorian era. View   #V37281    

   VICTORIAN 18ct yellow gold, blue enamel and pearls double buckle hinged bangle, French hallmark, 7" by 7/8".   View   View   View   #V33149  5

   VICTORIAN 2-3/4" hand painted on cream portrait circa 1840 with a lock of hair on the reverse.  It also was featured in Southeastern Antiquing & Collecting Magazine, August 2003.  View   View   View   #V3810

 

VICTORIAN  14 karat 
yellow gold and emeralds buckle bangle, 
		etched design, 6-1/2 by 3/4.Emerald is the symbol of 
		Spring and renewal.

VICTORIAN  amethyst and 15 
		karat yellow gold brooch in a hollow scrolls and dog tooth setting with 
		a tube and c-catch in the early Victorian style, tests15 karat yellow 
		gold, 1-1/3 by 1-1/8.

 

VICTORIAN 14 karat yellow gold and emeralds buckle bangle, etched design, 6-1/2" by 3/4". Emerald is the symbol of Spring and renewal.  View   View   #V32117

VICTORIAN amethyst and 15 karat yellow gold brooch in a hollow scrolls and dog tooth setting with a tube and c-catch  in the early Victorian style, tests 15 karat yellow gold, 1-1/3" by 1-1/8".  View   #V37283

 

 

VICTORIAN  15ct 625 
	yellow gold and pearls boxed brooch and earrings set, hallmarked and dated 
	1896-97, in the original box. Both the wire work and the beading is delicate 
		and lovely. The brooch is 1-1/2 and the earrings 5/8 wide with a total 
		length of 7/8. A photo compartment on the back holds a picture of a 
		smiling little boy. This is presented in it's vintage fitted and velvet 
		lined box. GOLD  lady's cuff links 
		with Grandmother's initials, AJK and beaded edge, circa 1910. VICTORIAN 9ct yellow 
	gold and red stone bar brooch in box, brooch 1-7/8, box marked Faltorini  
	Sons, Diamond Merchants, Bradford. The box is 2-3/4 by 1-1/2 by 7/8 
	deep.
VICTORIAN 15ct 625 yellow gold and pearls boxed brooch and earrings set, hallmarked and dated 1896-97, in the original box. Both the wire work and the beading is delicate and lovely. The brooch is 1-1/2" and the earrings 5/8" wide with a total length of 7/8". A photo compartment on the back holds a picture of a smiling little boy. This is presented in it's vintage fitted and velvet lined box.  View   View   View   View   View   View   #V33148 GOLD lady's cuff links with Grandmother's initials, "AJK" and beaded edge, circa 1910.   View   #V2994 VICTORIAN 9ct yellow gold and red stone bar brooch in box, brooch 1-7/8", box marked "Faltorini & Sons, Diamond Merchants, Bradford". The box for this boxed set is 2-3/4" by 1-1/2" by 7/8" deep.   View   View   View   View   #V33158  

 

VICTORIAN  9 ct yellow gold In 
Memory Of bar brooch with diamond chips, banded agate and seed pearls, safety 
chain and box, pin 1-1/3. This is an unusual barbell shape with tiny diamond 
chip stars centered on each end of banded agate. It also has a very small 
compartment on the back for a lock of hair, though the hair is no longer there. This 
would have been given to family and special friends after a death, a momento 
mori or mourning piece.

VICTORIAN    14 karat micromosaic Roman scenic brooch set in 
		14k yellow gold with a c-catch, circa 1870, 1-1/2 by 1-1/4. This is in 
		excellent condition with not a single piece missing, almost as though it 
		was never worn. In addition the mosaic work is masterful so be sure to 
		look at the subtle coloring, shading and details. This may have come 
		back to England after a lady's Grand Tour of Europe, a wonderful 
		souvenir of Italy. The building is of course the Pantheon in Rome, a 
		temple to the ancient gods of Rome. One similar to this piece canbe 
		seen in theChristie Romero bookWarman's Jewelry, 3rd Ed, page 65.

VICTORIAN 18k pearl and cornflower 
blue sapphire crescent pin, 1-7/8, circa 1890. This has a silver replacement pin stem, 
natural sapphires and pearls, and the sapphire cuts differ as is correct for 
this age, with rounds, cushions and oval cuts with good color.

VICTORIAN 9 ct yellow gold "In Memory Of" bar brooch with diamond chips, banded agate and seed pearls, safety chain and box, pin 1-1/3". This is an unusual barbell shape with tiny diamond chip stars centered on each end of banded agate. It also has a very small compartment on the back for a lock of hair, though the hair is no longer there.  This would have been given to family and special friends after a death, a momento mori or mourning piece.   View   View   View   View   #V36391

VICTORIAN 14 karat micromosaic Roman scenic brooch set in 14k yellow gold with a c-catch, circa 1870, 1-1/2" by 1-1/4". This is in excellent condition with not a single piece missing, almost as though it was never worn. In addition the mosaic work is masterful so be sure to look at the subtle coloring, shading and details. This may have come back to England after a lady's Grand Tour of Europe, a wonderful souvenir of Italy. The building is of course the Pantheon in Rome, a temple to the ancient gods of Rome. One similar to this piece can be seen in the Christie Romero book "Warman's Jewelry, 3rd Ed", page 65.  View  View   #V36267  

VICTORIAN 18k pearl and cornflower blue sapphire crescent pin, 1-7/8", circa 1890. This has a silver replacement pin stem, natural sapphires and pearls, and the sapphire cuts differ as is correct for this age, with rounds, cushions and oval cuts with good color.  View   View   View   #V36559  

 

VICTORIAN  14k yellow gold 
	and pearl pin and earrings, pin 1-7/8 earrings total length 2-1/4. VICTORIAN pietra dura oval 
	brooch in 10k setting, white roses and blue forget-me-nots, 1-5/8 by 2. 
	Also shown is a great CDV of a lady also wearing an oval pietra dura brooch. Also shown is a great CDV of a lady also wearing an oval pietra dura brooch.
VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold and pearl pin and earrings, pin 1-7/8" earrings total length 2-1/4".   View   View   View   View   View   #V32433 VICTORIAN pietra dura oval brooch in 10k setting, white roses and blue forget-me-nots, 1-5/8" by 2". Also shown is a great CDV of a lady also wearing an oval pietra dura brooch.   View   View   #V32434 Also shown is a great CDV of a lady also wearing an oval pietra dura brooch.

 

VICTORIAN pietra dura bar 
	brooch with pink morning glory and blue forget-me-nots, 1-1/3 by 1/2.

VICTORIAN pietra dura pendant set in 9 carat yellow gold on a gold filled 
chain, pendant 1-3/16 by 1 chain 18. HERE , 
just fun for you to see, is a jpg of a Victorian lady wearing a similar pendant 
on a black ribbon.

VICTORIAN  gold bangle with 
banded agate center, size is 6-1/4 to 6-3/4 around the inside by 1-1/4 front 
and 5/8 back. Very unusual design.

VICTORIAN pietra dura bar brooch with pink morning glory and blue forget-me-nots, 1-1/3" by 1/2".   View   #V29819

VICTORIAN pietra dura pendant set in 9 carat yellow gold on a gold filled chain, pendant 1-3/16" by 1" chain 18". HERE, just fun for you to see, is a jpg of a Victorian lady wearing a similar pendant on a black ribbon.   View   View   #V38287 

VICTORIAN gold bangle with banded agate center, size is 6-1/4" to 6-3/4" around the inside by 1-1/4" front and 5/8" back. Very unusual design.   View     #V31797

 

VICTORIAN  
	lady wearing a pietra dura pendant on a black velvet 
	ribbon. Carte de viste marked Lewis, Prize Medals, Isle of Man. VICTORIAN  pietra dura 
	lilies and forget-me-nots brooch set in 18k yellow gold frame, 1-1/3. VICTORIAN  lady wearing a 
	pietra dura brooch. Carte de viste marked on the back C. G. Carleton, 
	Photographer, Main Street, Waterville, Maine.
   VICTORIAN lady wearing a pietra dura pendant on a black velvet ribbon. Carte de viste marked "Lewis, Prize Medals, Isle of Man".   VICTORIAN  pietra dura lilies and forget-me-nots brooch set in 18k yellow gold frame, 1-1/3".    View    #V28338  VICTORIAN lady wearing a pietra dura brooch. Carte de viste marked on the back "C. G. Carleton, Photographer, Main Street, Waterville, Maine".

 

PIETRA 
	DURA  floral brooch with pink rose, lily-of-the-valley, morning glory and 
		forget-me-not, c-catch and tube hinge, circa 1910, 1.
	Seen in Christie Romero's Warman's Jewelry, 3rd Edition on page 66.

VICTORIAN purple 
	faceted glass set in 10k gold with black enamel Greek key design mourning 
	brooch with photo compartment on back, baby picture, 1-1/2.

VICTORIAN 10 karat and black enameled 
	porcelain floral 1-5/8 brooch circa 1900.

     PIETRA DURA floral brooch with pink rose, lily-of-the-valley, morning glory and forget-me-not, c-catch and tube hinge, circa 1910, 1". Seen in Christie Romero's "Warman's Jewelry, 3rd Edition" on page 66.   #AGpd

 VICTORIAN purple faceted glass set in 10k gold with black enamel Greek key design mourning brooch with photo compartment on back, baby picture, 1-1/2".   View   #V31552

  VICTORIAN 10 karat and black enameled porcelain floral 1-5/8" brooch circa 1900.   View   #V24932

 

VICTORIAN yellow gold 
	lover's knot brooch with black enamel, seed pearl flowers and leaves.

VICTORIAN  18 carat yellow gold early 
		1800s 
		ring with central Old European cut diamond, four pearls and black and 
		white enamel, size 7-3/4. You can just barely see where it was once 
		engraved as a memorial inside the band, but over the years it has almost 
		all rubbed away. The raised design goes all around the band in a 
		chain-like design meeting at the front with scrolls that hold the 
		central rectangular element. There is slight loss of some of the black 
		enameling visible only under magnification.

VICTORIAN  yellow gold and 
		seed pearls hinged bangle bracelet, 7 by 1/2.

VICTORIAN yellow gold lover's knot brooch with black enamel, seed pearl flowers and leaves.   View   #V31492

 

 

   VICTORIAN 18 carat yellow gold early 1800s ring with central Old European cut diamond, four pearls and black and white enamel, size 7-3/4. You can just barely see where it was once engraved as a memorial inside the band, but over the years it has almost all rubbed away. The raised design goes all around the band  in a chain-like design meeting at the front with scrolls that hold the central rectangular element. There is slight loss of some of the black enameling visible only under magnification.  View   View   #V32118

VICTORIAN yellow gold and seed pearls hinged bangle bracelet, 7" by 1/2".   View   View   #V31780

 

 

 

VICTORIAN jet and shell 
	carved cameo brooch with Greek key design edge, 2 by 1-3/4.

VICTORIAN  gilt bangle with 
	onyx and seen pearl, 6-1/2 inside dimension with 1 front and 1/2 back, 
	petal and bead front design with seed pearl set in only center, one shallow 
	dimple on side.

VICTORIAN gold tone metal half dome brooch with foxtails, Greek revival 
style with Greek key center design, 2-1/4 by 1-1/8.

VICTORIAN jet and shell carved cameo brooch with Greek key design edge, 2" by 1-3/4".   View   #V29821

  VICTORIAN gilt bangle with onyx and seen pearl, 6-1/2" inside dimension with 1" front and 1/2" back, petal and bead front design with seed pearl set in only center, one shallow dimple on side.   View   View   #V31203

 VICTORIAN gold tone metal half dome brooch with foxtails, Greek revival style with Greek key center design, 2-1/4" by 1-1/8".  View   View   #V37915  

 

VICTORIAN  14k tested yellow 
	gold, old mine cut diamond and onyx bar pin engraved A.K.Mc to E.G. 1876, 
	size7-1/4, has been sized in the past. VICTORIAN  14k tested yellow 
	gold, old mine cut diamond and onyx bar pin engraved A.K.Mc to E.G. 1876, 
	size7-1/4, has been sized in the past. Victorian Civil War ear set with provenance.
This ring and brooch were given to Eliza Gray by Alexander K(elly) McClure (b.1828, d.1910), her husband, in 1876. The jewelry is engraved on both pieces with names and dates.

According to the 1860 census, they lived in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. McClure was a politician and writer, and was a supporter of Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 Presidential election. He was a owned a newspaper and was a prolific political writer.
VICTORIAN  14k tested yellow 
	gold, old mine cut diamond and onyx bar pin engraved A.K.Mc to E.G. 1876.
VICTORIAN 14k tested yellow gold, old mine cut diamond and onyx bar pin engraved "A.K.Mc to E.G. 1876", size 7-1/4, has been sized in the past.   View   View   View   View   #G32111

 

 

 

 

VICTORIAN 1876 McClure family ring and bar pin set with provenance: a 12 karat yellow gold, mine cut diamond and black onyx (dyed black chalcedony) bar pin and ring engraved "A.K.Mc to E.G. 1876". The ring is a 12 karat yellow gold size 7-1/4, has been sized in the past. The diamond is a cushion shaped mine cut approximately 4.0 x 3.5 x 2.5 mm. and about 0.25 carats, color I, clarity I-1 with a shallow chip under one prong visible under magnification.  The brooch is 12k yellow gold, cushion shaped mine cut diamond and black onyx (dyed black chalcedony) bar pin engraved "A.K.Mc to E.G. 1876". The diamond is approximately 3.2-3.8 x 2.55 mm, about 0.20 carats.  This ring and brooch were given to Eliza Gray McClure in 1876 by her husband Alexander Kelly McClure (b.1828, d.1910). The jewelry is engraved on both pieces.
Alexander McClure was a politician and writer, and was a biographer and supporter of Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 Presidential election, just before the Civil War. He owned a newspaper and was a prolific political writer. According to the 1860 census he lived in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.  View   View   View   View    VICTORIAN   View   View   View  #G32111

VICTORIAN 14k tested yellow gold, old mine cut diamond and onyx bar pin engraved "A.K.Mc to E.G. 1876".   View   View   View   #V32110

 

 

 

 

 

VICTORIAN   bloodstone 
and gilt bangle with etched foliate and floral design, hinged segments, circa 
1890, 7 wearable length, 1-5/8 front and 1/3 back. Bloodstone is a 
variety of chalcedony that is a deep green with flecks of red jasper quartz, 
		reminiscent of agate..

VICTORIAN  oval 10k and 
		onyx locket back brooch with seed pearls set in 10 karat yellow gold, 
		1-3/4 by 1-1/2. The onyx has a lovely beveled edge and the pearls are 
		prong set into an applied gold center, beautifully made. This has the 
		Victorian era tube and c-catch and also has a safety chain which can be 
		used or removed. There is a photo on the back under glass, but it can be 
		easily removed to add you own photograph.

VICTORIAN crisscross bracelet in 
gold tone and black enamel, as is condition, marked on the back pat. Dec 16, 
1879, enamel wear on the back and inside, adjustable size with a 3/4 by 5/8 
front element.This patent could be by A. Vester and if so, it is patent number 
222,755.

VICTORIAN bloodstone and gilt bangle with etched foliate and floral design, hinged segments, circa 1890, 7" wearable length, 1-5/8" front and 1/3" back.  Bloodstone is a variety of chalcedony that is a deep green with flecks of red jasper quartz, reminiscent of agate..   View   View   View   #V36952

VICTORIAN oval 10k and onyx locket back brooch with seed pearls set in 10 karat yellow gold, 1-3/4" by 1-1/2". The onyx has a lovely beveled edge and the pearls are prong set into an applied gold center, beautifully made. This has the Victorian era tube and c-catch and also has a safety chain which can be used or removed. There is a photo on the back under glass, but it can be easily removed to add you own photograph.   View   #V37328 

VICTORIAN crisscross bracelet in gold tone and black enamel, as is condition, marked on the back "pat. Dec 16, 1879", enamel wear on the back and inside, adjustable size with a 3/4" by 5/8" front element. This patent could be by A. Vester and if so, it is patent number 222,755.  View   View   View   #V37543  

 

VICTORIAN carte de visite of a lady wearing a bull's eye brooch with 
foxtails at the bottom on a black ribbon around her neck.Silas Eastham 
Photographer, 217 Lord Street, Southport. Size 2-1/2 by 4.

VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold, pearl and rubies starburst pin in original box, 
1-1/3. Box lid says Estd. 1835, Sanders, Court Jewellers, 43  45 High 
St., Kensington, W.8..

VICTORIAN HGS  
(  Henry Griffith  Sons)  
hallmarked Chester 9ct gold and seed pearl double starburst brooch in 
original box, early 1900s, 1.

   VICTORIAN carte de visite of a lady wearing a bull's eye brooch with foxtails at the bottom on a black ribbon around her neck. "Silas Eastham Photographer, 217 Lord Street, Southport". Size 2-1/2" by 4".  View   View   #Vkph3

VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold, pearl and rubies starburst pin in original box, 1-1/3". Box lid says "Estd. 1835, Sanders, Court Jewellers, 43 & 45 High St., Kensington, W.8.".    View   View    View   View   #V32204

VICTORIAN HG&S (Henry Griffith & Sons) hallmarked Chester 9ct gold and seed pearl double starburst brooch in original box, early 1900s, 1".   View   View   View   View   View   #V32308

 

VICTORIAN    
hunting locket with a Greyhound or whippet dog head surrounded by a whip, 10 
karat yellow gold locket, 12 karat yellow gold 30” chain. The locket has a 
foliate design on the back with an open cartouche, and there are small slight 
dents on the back, 1-1/8. The locket is empty on the inside and has one fitting 
for a photograph but no glassine.

VICTORIAN  
	14k yellow gold decorated links bracelet with diamond and aqua enameled center and a 
	weighted chain 
		slide-style safety, circa 1895, 7 by 3/4 at front, 1/3 band. 
	In the S.F. 
	Myers Catalogue, 1893  and the
	 
	Roddin Catalogue, 1889  were bracelets in the same style.

VICTORIAN  9 carat yellow 
gold horse jumping over fence with two tiny rose cut diamonds for his eyes, 
horseshoe frame, crop and jumping cross country fence beneath the horse, on a 9 
karat gold18” belcher chain, illegible mark on the loop above the horse, 1-1/4 
pendant.Circa 1890, a very similar piece can be seen in the
 1897 Sear's Catalogue , 
2nd row, 3rd item from the left.

VICTORIAN hunting locket with a Greyhound or whippet dog head surrounded by a  whip, 10 karat yellow gold locket, 12 karat yellow gold  30” chain. The locket has a foliate design on the back with an open cartouche, and there are small slight dents on the back, 1-1/8". The locket is empty on the inside and has one fitting for a photograph but no glassine.   View   View   #V34591


VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold decorated links bracelet with diamond and aqua enameled center and a weighted chain slide-style safety, circa 1895, 7" by 3/4" at front, 1/3" band. In the S.F. Myers Catalogue, 1893  and the Roddin Catalogue, 1889 were bracelets in the same style.   View   View   View   #V20328  

VICTORIAN 9 carat yellow gold horse jumping over fence with two tiny rose cut diamonds for his eyes, horseshoe frame, crop and jumping cross country fence beneath the horse, on a 9 karat gold 18” belcher chain, illegible mark on the loop above the horse, 1-1/4" pendant. Circa 1890, a very similar piece can be seen in the 1897 Sear's Catalogue, 2nd row, 3rd item from the left.  View   View   #V34592 

 

VICTORIAN  French 
		gold tone hinged bangle with seed pearl, applied front element, safety 
		chain, maker's mark CM with two boar's heads, 7-1/4 by 5/16 wide. 
		The French boar's head mark denotes at least 800 parts silver, ion this 
		case with a gold gilt finish. VICTORIAN  Gothic style 
		Scottish agate bracelet set in gold tone with lovely striations in each 
		link, 7 by 1-1/2.  VICTORIAN rock crystal pendant with swallow holding an amethyst faceted 
	dangling heart charm, pendant 1-1/4 by 1 and with later added sterling 
	chain marked 925 and 14 long. This is guaranteed rock crystal and not 
	faceted glass.  A similar bird piece can be seen in the book The 
	Price Guide to Jewellery by Michael Poynder on page 226 where he dates it 
	to 1880.
  VICTORIAN French gold tone hinged bangle with seed pearl, applied front element, safety chain, maker's mark "CM" with two boar's heads, 7-1/4" by 5/16" wide. The French boar's head mark denotes at least 800 parts silver, ion this case with a gold gilt finish.   View   View   #V37399 VICTORIAN Gothic style Scottish agate bracelet set in gold tone with lovely striations in each link, 7" by 1-1/2".   View   View   View   View   View   #V37284  VICTORIAN rock crystal pendant with swallow holding an amethyst faceted dangling heart charm, pendant 1-1/4" by 1" and with later added sterling chain marked "925" and 14" long. This is guaranteed rock crystal and not faceted glass. A similar bird piece can be seen in the book ""The Price Guide to Jewellery" by Michael Poynder on page 226 where he dates it to 1880.    View   View  #V36644

 

VICTORIAN 14k 
	yellow gold fresh water pearls and oval citrine 1 pin, 1. VICTORIAN 10 carat fancy yellow 
gold and citrine bracelet, center citrine is 25+ carats, bracelet weighs 15 
grams., 6-3/4 by 1 front. Old repairs can be seen on the back and this 
bracelet is still very delicate. VICTORIAN  gold garter 
	pin, 1-1/4.
     VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold fresh water pearls and oval citrine 1" pin, 1".  #V24313  VICTORIAN 10 carat fancy yellow gold and citrine bracelet, center citrine is 25+ carats, bracelet weighs 15 grams., 6-3/4" by 1" front. Old repairs can be seen on the back and this bracelet is still very delicate.   View   View   #V34577  VICTORIAN  gold garter pin, 1-1/4".   View   #V24442

 

CAMEO  
		stylepurple 
	glass brooch in an intricate and artistic 2-1/2 setting. Circa 1900.

VICTORIAN  
      18k hair brooch/pendant, oval with braided hair in two blonde colors, hair 
		back as well, 2 wide.

VICTORIAN  
      portrait brooch, 2-1/2. This lady dressed in plum is delicately hand 
		painted on a porcelain disk set into a twisted gold filled setting. 
		Notice the detail of the feather in her hat.

        CAMEO style purple glass brooch in an intricate and artistic 2-1/2" setting. Circa 1900.  View  View   View   View    #V19519  

      VICTORIAN 18k hair brooch/pendant, oval with braided hair in two blonde colors, hair back as well, 2" wide.  View   #V18982

  VICTORIAN portrait brooch, 2-1/2". This lady dressed in plum is delicately hand painted on a porcelain disk set into a twisted gold filled setting. Notice the detail of the feather in her hat.   View   #V22943

 

VICTORIAN gold tone slide 
	necklace with a fist holding the hook for your watch or locket, with a 
	dimpled ball slide, chain 59, hand 1, slide 1/4. VICTORIAN  10k rose gold French 
earrings – wedding rings or infinity motif with seed pearls, ear wires that hook from 
back to front, light and easy to wear once you get used to the way they work, 3/4.  VICTORIAN  English 9ct yellow 
	gold karat Price Albert 
	watch chain, every link marked 375 for 9ct., total length 22 and about 
	1/4 wide chain, approximately1.64 ounces.
VICTORIAN gold tone slide necklace with a fist holding the hook for your watch or locket, with a dimpled ball slide, chain 59", hand 1", slide 1/4".  View   View  #V36328  VICTORIAN 10k rose gold French earrings – wedding rings or infinity  motif with seed pearls, ear wires that hook from back to front, light and easy to wear once you get used to the way they work, 3/4". View #V34625 VICTORIAN English 9ct yellow gold karat Price Albert watch chain, every link marked "375" for 9ct., total length 22" and about 1/4" wide chain, approximately 1.64 ounces.    #V35242

 

VICTORIAN  necklace in yellow 
gold filled, heavy to wear at over 50 grams, 17 with 3-1/2 front drop. Bottom hook marked 14K, top catch may also be faintly marked. Similar 
pieces can be seen in the   
 1887 E. V. Roddin Catalogue

VICTORIAN 9k rose gold 
		gate links bracelet with safety chain circa 1900, marked 9ct on 
		tongue, 7 by 1/4.

VICTORIAN JRS  Sons gold 
filled 
braided chain necklace with two slides at end, circa 1880, 12k gold filled 
hooks, 21-1/4 by 1/4 wide. A similar style can be seen in the
 1878 S.F. Myers  Co. Jewelry 
Catalogue.

VICTORIAN necklace in yellow gold filled, heavy to wear at over 50 grams, 17" with 3-1/2" front drop. Bottom hook marked 14K, top catch may also be faintly marked. Similar pieces can be seen in the 1887 E. V. Roddin Catalogue  View   View   View   #V34618  

VICTORIAN 9k rose gold gate links bracelet with safety chain circa 1900, marked "9ct" on tongue, 7" by 1/4".   View   #V34596 

VICTORIAN JRS & Sons gold filled braided chain necklace with two slides at end, circa 1880, 12k gold filled hooks, 21-1/4" by 1/4" wide. A similar style can be seen in the 1878 S.F. Myers & Co. Jewelry Catalogue.    View   #V34608

 

VICTORIAN  agate links bracelet with an engraved plaque that says, AR 
    Clothier. 111 London. Rd. Chippenham. WRCD 47/2 as one link. Probably an advertising 
    piece and circa 1840, very unusual. A similar style bracelet can be seen in Warman's Jewelry, Ed. 3, page 47 and in Dawes Georgian Jewlery on page 
	52. VICTORIAN  agate links bracelet with an engraved plaque that says, AR 
    Clothier. 111 London. Rd. Chippenham. WRCD 47/2 as one link. Probably an advertising 
    piece and circa 1840, very unusual. A similar style bracelet can be seen in Warman's Jewelry, Ed. 3, page 47 and in Dawes Georgian Jewlery on page 
	52.

 VICTORIAN yellow gold 
	filled watch slide chain with three tiny opals, circa 1900, marked inside 
	hook, 50. Slide chains like this can be seen in this
	 Daniel Low  Co. Catalogue, 1901 .

BRACELET  made of 
	turn-of-the-century cuff link and button covers.

 VICTORIAN agate links bracelet with an engraved plaque that says, "AR Clothier. 111 London. Rd. Chippenham. WRCD 47/2" as one link. Probably an advertising piece and circa 1840, very unusual. A similar style bracelet can be seen in Warman's Jewelry, Ed. 3,  page 47 and in Dawes "Georgian Jewlery" on page 52.   View   View   View   View   #23382   

VICTORIAN yellow gold filled watch slide chain with three tiny opals, circa 1900, marked inside hook, 50". Slide chains like this can be seen in this Daniel Low & Co. Catalogue, 1901.    View   View   #V33250   

   BRACELET made of turn-of-the-century cuff link and button covers. View    View    View   #V18690

 

VICTORIAN yellow gold 3-D fruit 
and leaves brooch, replacement pin back, 1-3/4 by 1-1/2.

VICTORIAN gold tone embossed 
hinged buckle bangle, 6-2/3 by 1-1/2.

VICTORIAN whiplash design gold 
filled watch pin, 1.

VICTORIAN yellow gold 3-D fruit and leaves brooch, replacement pin back, 1-3/4" by 1-1/2".   View   #V32765

VICTORIAN gold tone embossed hinged buckle bangle, 6-2/3" by 1-1/2".   View   View   View   View   #V32849

VICTORIAN whiplash design gold filled watch pin, 1".   #V32562

 

VICTORIAN bone hand brooch with 
yellow gold band bracelet and rod circa 1890, 2. VICTORIAN cowry sea shell set in gold 
	tone pronged brooch, 1-1/3. VICTORIAN yellow gold 
	enamel with black pierced earrings with 14k wires, 1-1/3 total 5/8 circle.
 VICTORIAN bone hand brooch with yellow gold band "bracelet" and rod circa 1890, 2".   View   #V31786    VICTORIAN cowry sea shell set in gold tone pronged brooch, 1-1/3".  View   #V31799    VICTORIAN yellow gold enamel with black pierced earrings with 14k wires, 1-1/3" total 5/8" circle.   View   #V29730

 

VICTORIAN  Bohemian garnet double 
bangle 6-2/3 by 1/4.

VICTORIAN    
malachite set in yellow gold filledoval brooch, 1-5/8. The frame on this 
brooch is a classicetched scrolls design, complimenting thetypical bands of 
light and dark greencharacteristic ofmalachite. Malachite wasa stone worn in 
older timesto attract wealth, and was a favorite of King Louis XIV.On the back 
is the typical Victorian c-clasp.

VICTORIAN garnet 
	bangle, 8-3/4 by 1/8 wide, a 2-3/4 circle.

VICTORIAN Bohemian garnet double bangle 6-2/3" by 1/4".   #V31779

VICTORIAN malachite set in yellow gold filled oval brooch, 1-5/8". The frame on this brooch is a classic etched scrolls design, complimenting the typical bands of light and dark green characteristic of malachite. Malachite was a stone worn in older times to attract wealth, and was a favorite of King Louis XIV. On the back is the typical Victorian c-clasp.   View   View   #V31781

VICTORIAN garnet bangle, 8-3/4" by 1/8" wide, a 2-3/4" circle.    #V31550

 

VICTORIAN 15 karat yellow gold 
bar pin with gypsy set greenish aqua stone, marked 9ct on the hinge, 1-1/3 
wide.

VICTORIAN  agate bracelet with 6 
rectangular segments, each carved on the top, 7 wearable length by 5/8 wide.

VICTORIAN  9 karat yellow gold 
bar pin with pale aqua stone, marked 9ct on the back, 2.

VICTORIAN 15 karat yellow gold bar pin with gypsy set greenish aqua stone, marked 9ct on the hinge, 1-1/3" wide.  View   #V37141

VICTORIAN agate bracelet with 6 rectangular segments, each carved on the top, 7" wearable length by 5/8" wide.   View   #V37329

VICTORIAN 9 karat yellow gold bar pin with pale aqua stone, marked 9ct on the back, 2".  View   #V37209

 

VICTORIAN  gold tone hinged 
	bangle with topaz colored faceted glass oval rhinestone center and etched 
	front band, plain back band, safety chain, finish wear in two tiny spots 
	beside the stone which is barely noticeable, 6-7/8 wearable size with a 
	1-1/8 by 5/8 stone. This is really lovely and looks like fine jewelry.

VICTORIAN delicate birds, 
	roses and rope carved bone pendant earrings with gold tone fittings, boxed. 
	The bone portion is 2 long, the brown box, which is a bit worn and as is, 
	is 3 by 3 by 5/8and is fitted with velvet to house the earrings.

VICTORIAN matte gold tone hinged 
bangle with safety chain, a lovely classic design circa 1890, 6 wearable size 
and 3/4 wide.

VICTORIAN gold tone hinged bangle with topaz colored faceted glass oval rhinestone center and etched front band, plain back band, safety chain, finish wear in two tiny spots beside the stone which is barely noticeable, 6-7/8" wearable size with a 1-1/8" by 5/8" stone. This is really lovely and looks like fine jewelry.   View   View   #V37256

VICTORIAN delicate birds, roses and rope carved bone pendant earrings with gold tone fittings, boxed. The bone portion is 2" long, the brown box, which is a bit worn and "as is", is 3" by 3" by 5/8"and is fitted with velvet to house the earrings.  View   View   View   View   #V37282

VICTORIAN matte gold tone hinged bangle with safety chain, a lovely classic design circa 1890, 6" wearable size and 3/4" wide.  View   #V37336

 

VICTORIAN  
	carved and pierced Agnes name brooch, 1-1/2. See 
	Victorianname pinsin Kaplan's Antique Jewelry page361-363. VICTORIAN  lady 
	wearing a 
	carved name brooch and teardrop-shaped necklace which is probably jet. Carte de viste 
	marked Photographie Parisenne, Letalle  Co., (from Paris), 36 Cannon St., 
	Birmingham. VICTORIAN  lady 
	wearing a 
	carved name brooch and teardrop-shaped necklace which is probably jet. Carte de viste 
	marked Photographie Parisenne, Letalle  Co., (from Paris), 36 Cannon St., 
	Birmingham. VICTORIAN  carved name brooch Jane 
	with pierced and beaded edge and center. See Victorianname pinsin Kaplan's 
	Antique Jewelry page362-363.
VICTORIAN carved and pierced "Agnes" name brooch, 1-1/2". See Victorian name pins in Kaplan's "Antique Jewelry" page 361-363.  View   #V29712    VICTORIAN lady wearing a carved name brooch and teardrop-shaped necklace which is probably jet. Carte de viste marked "Photographie Parisenne, Letalle & Co., (from Paris), 36 Cannon St., Birmingham".   View VICTORIAN carved name brooch "Jane" with pierced and beaded edge and center. See Victorian name pins in Kaplan's "Antique Jewelry" page 362-363.   View   #V23463

 

GOLD TONE  wire Alice name 
	pin, 1-1/2. VICTORIAN  lady wearing a name 
	brooch, Allie.VICTORIAN  lady wearing a name 
	brooch, Allie.   VICTORIAN  Scottish ram's head brooch, yellow gold washed, 1-1/8.
  GOLD TONE wire "Alice" name pin, 1-1/2".  View   #Y51084 VICTORIAN lady wearing a name brooch, "Allie".  View VICTORIAN Scottish ram's head brooch, yellow gold washed, 1-1/8".   View   #V35244 

 

EDWARDIAN  9 carat yellow gold Mizpah brooch with a lovely floral design 
	and the Mizpah verse, 1-1/2 by 5/8. This is hallmarked on the back 9 carat 
	375, an anchor for Birmingham, and the date letter for 1911. There is also a 
	maker's mark that begins with the letter W but the second letter isn't 
	legible. VICTORIAN sterling Mizpah pin with roses and leaves, hallmarked for the 
	maker F.S.B., Chester sterling, and the date letter for 1887, 1-1/4 by 
	7/8. The term Mizpah means watchtower or beacon and it comes from the 
	Bible in Genesis xxxl, 49.  
EDWARDIAN 9 carat yellow gold Mizpah brooch with a lovely floral design and the Mizpah verse, 1-1/2" by 5/8". This is hallmarked on the back 9 carat 375, an anchor for Birmingham, and the date letter for 1911. There is also a maker's mark that begins with the letter "W" but the second letter isn't legible.    View   #V38393 VICTORIAN sterling Mizpah pin with roses and leaves, hallmarked for the maker "F.S.B.", Chester sterling, and the date letter for 1887, 1-1/4" by 7/8". The term "Mizpah" means watchtower or beacon and it comes from the Bible in Genesis xxxl, 49.  View   View   #V38368   

 

 
LORGNETTE chain, F&C Co gold filled 48" chain with 1/3" seed pearl slide, circa 1900.   View   #Q25386

       VICTORIAN watch bar pin with floral motif and yellow and white gold filled, extremely well detailed, 2-3/4". View #V26411   

    VICTORIAN black glass oval 2-1/8" pendant with hand painted white flowers and a hair compartment on reverse.  View   #V24441

 

VICTORIAN Labrodite and 
silver cross pendant on grosgrain ribbon with silver slide bar, ribbon worn, 
cross 2-1/8 by 1-3/4, ribbon 28.

VICTORIAN  14k yellow gold 
		and black onyx bar brooch with seed pearls in a floral design on front, 
		solid 14K rose gold back with watch hook on the back, circa 1990, 
		2-1/3, does not test as gold.Similar brooches can be seen in the 1889
 
  S.F. Myers  Co. Jewelry Catalogue   .

VICTORIAN  silver tone 
		metal skirt or train lifter,70 grams, 7 total length.

VICTORIAN Labrodite and silver cross pendant on grosgrain ribbon with silver slide bar, ribbon worn, cross 2-1/8" by 1-3/4", ribbon 28".   View   View   #V34581

 VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold and black onyx bar brooch with seed pearls in a floral design on front, solid 14K rose gold back with watch hook on the back, circa 1990, 2-1/3", does not test as gold. Similar brooches can be seen in the 1889 S.F. Myers & Co. Jewelry Catalogue.    View   #V34594

VICTORIAN silver tone metal skirt or train lifter,70 grams, 7" total length.   View   View   #V34601

 

VICTORIAN hair purse 
	pocketbook charm, , 7/8. Bell's Collector's Encyclopedia of Hairwork 
	Jewelry page 197.

VICTORIAN lady wearing a horseshoe brooch.

VICTORIAN  gold diamond and 
	seed pearl horseshoe pin, 3/4.

VICTORIAN hair purse pocketbook charm, , 7/8". Bell's "Collector's Encyclopedia of Hairwork Jewelry" page 197.   View   #V31399

  VICTORIAN lady wearing a horseshoe brooch.

VICTORIAN gold diamond and seed pearl horseshoe pin, 3/4".   View   #V29947

 

VICTORIAN  gold filled snake brooch 
	with green and red rhinestones, 
	1-3/4. VICTORIAN large yellow gold 
	filled bloodstone fob with Egyptian symbol and initials CT, 1-1/2' high 
	and 1 face.  ENAMEL 
      MINIATURE LANDSCAPE  pin, lake and mountain scene painted on porcelain 
      with safety chain. Set in 14k gold, this 2 1/4” x1 7/8 piece has a hinged c-clasp, circa 1860.
VICTORIAN gold filled snake brooch with green and red rhinestones, 1-3/4".   View   #V29250  VICTORIAN large yellow gold filled bloodstone fob with Egyptian symbol and initials "CT", 1-1/2' high and 1" face.   View   View   #V29733    ENAMEL MINIATURE LANDSCAPE pin, lake and mountain scene painted on porcelain with safety chain. Set in 14k gold, this 2 1/4” x1 7/8" piece has a hinged c-clasp, circa 1860. View   #V12531

 

VICTORIAN  yellow gold buckle motif brooch with etched floral and 
		scrolls design, 1-5/8.

VICTORIAN gilt oval pin with decorated edge, open back, 1-1-2.

VICTORIAN  
		lapis lazuli glass bead in yellow gold brooch, marked Gili on the 
		back, 2-1/8.

VICTORIAN yellow gold buckle motif brooch with etched floral and scrolls design, 1-5/8".   View   #V28599 VICTORIAN gilt oval pin with decorated edge, open back, 1-1-2".   View   #V29638  

 VICTORIAN lapis lazuli glass bead in yellow gold brooch, marked "Gili" on the back, 2-1/8".   View   #V28590

 

VICTORIAN banded 
agate in oval rolled gold setting brooch, 1-3/4. VICTORIAN  hair 
	locket brooch with etched flowers and embossed scrolls, engraved on back FHN. VICTORIAN  blonde 
	plaited hair brooch set in black enameled gold filled frame, engraved on 
	back L.E. 8 Feb1870, 1-1/2.
  VICTORIAN banded agate in oval rolled gold setting brooch, 1-3/4".   View   View   #V29754      VICTORIAN hair locket brooch with etched flowers and embossed scrolls, engraved on back "FHN". View View #V27368   VICTORIAN blonde plaited hair brooch set in black enameled gold filled frame, engraved on back "L.E. 8 Feb1870", 1-1/2".   View   View   #V27789

 

VICTORIAN  gold filled and goldstone 
	Nanny brooch, circa 1880.One 
	end of the brooch unscrews to access a hidden compartment which holds a 
	sewing needle and thread.Marked 
	on the back DRCM 268036, 2. See Bell's  Collecting 
	Victorian Jewelry page 152 and Taunton's Antique Needlework Tools page 
	208. VICTORIAN  goldstone bar brooch 
with cross, heart and anchor for faith, hope and love, 1-1/3 by 1. VICTORIAN gold stone and gold 
tone Nanny sewing brooch, marked with the German Gesch on the back, short for 
Geschutz or registered, 2. The thread holder unscrews from one side, 
invisible when worn.
VICTORIAN gold filled and goldstone "Nanny brooch", circa 1880. One end of the brooch unscrews to access a hidden compartment which holds a sewing needle and thread. Marked on the back "DRCM 268036", 2". See Bell's Collecting Victorian Jewelry page 152 and Taunton's "Antique Needlework Tools" page 208.   View   View   #V29310 VICTORIAN goldstone bar brooch with cross, heart and anchor for "faith, hope and love", 1-1/3" by 1".   View   #V31853 VICTORIAN gold stone and gold tone Nanny sewing brooch, marked with the German "Gesch" on the back, short for "Geschutz" or registered, 2". The thread holder unscrews from one side, invisible when worn.   View   View   View   #V35136 

 

VICTORIAN  Wedgwood-style brooch with 
		scalloped gold filled frame, 1-5/8.

VICTORIAN yellow 
	gold and malachite pin, 2 by 1-3/4.

POWDER BLUE  Jasperware 
Wedgwood style cameo brooch with a girl and her dog scene, paper tag on the back 
says Land End Turner c. 1770 Ht. 3495 and pressed into the back the name 
Turner, with a gilt silver setting and Victorian style c-catch, 1-7/8 by 
1-1/2. I do not know what the words on the tag mean. Under a 5x loupe (or lens 
like my camera has) you can see a minute crack across the dog's lower body and 
from the girl's head to the leash. These happened during the curing process and 
are only surface deep, not all the way through, so they have been there since 
this lovely brooch was made.

    VICTORIAN Wedgwood-style brooch with scalloped gold filled frame, 1-5/8".  View   View   #V28210

 

 

VICTORIAN yellow gold and malachite pin, 2" by 1-3/4".   View   #V27906

 

 

POWDER BLUE Jasperware Wedgwood style cameo brooch with a girl and her dog scene, paper tag on the back says "Land End Turner c. 1770 Ht. 3495" and pressed into the back the name Turner, with a gilt silver setting and Victorian style c-catch, 1-7/8" by 1-1/2". I do not know what the words on the tag mean. Under a 5x loupe (or lens like my camera has) you can see a minute crack across the dog's lower body and from the girl's head to the leash. These happened during the curing process and are only surface deep, not all the way through, so they have been there since this lovely brooch was made.  View   View  #V37342 

 

VICTORIAN Etruscan revival 
		child-sized 
bracelet in gold tone and garnets, circa 1885, 5-1/4. See the
 1887 E.V. Roddin Catalogue  page 
with bracelets like this, and also Bell's Collecting Victorian 
Jewelry page 133.

VICTORIAN French gold 
	knot bracelet with etched flowers and scrolls on all sides, adjusts to sizes 6-3/4, 7 
and 7-1/4 by 1-1/2 wide at the front.

VICTORIAN  hair watch 
      fob with crystal barrel, total length 6-1/3 by 7/8.

VICTORIAN Etruscan revival child-sized bracelet in gold tone and garnets, circa 1885, 5-1/4". See the 1887 E.V. Roddin Catalogue page with bracelets like this, and also Bell's "Collecting Victorian Jewelry" page 133.    View   View   #V32310

 VICTORIAN French gold knot bracelet with etched flowers and scrolls on all sides, adjusts to sizes 6-3/4", 7" and 7-1/4" by 1-1/2" wide at the front.   View   View   #V31543

VICTORIAN hair watch fob with crystal barrel, total length 6-1/3" by 7/8". View   View   #V4399

 

   VICTORIAN gold tone disk 
	linked bracelet, engraved initials on the front, 7-1/2 by 3/4 to 1-1/8 
	wide.  VICTORIAN gold 
	filled scroll links bracelet with locket center, 6-1/3 by 1-5/8 with 
	1-1/8 locket clasp. VICTORIAN  fob locket etched scrolls design 
		with hair insert, 1-1/4 with loop.  
VICTORIAN gold tone disk linked bracelet, engraved initials on the front, 7-1/2" by 3/4" to 1-1/8" wide.   View   #V28842     VICTORIAN gold filled scroll links bracelet with locket center, 6-1/3" by 1-5/8" with 1-1/8" locket clasp.   View   #V28687   VICTORIAN fob locket etched scrolls design with hair insert, 1-1/4" with loop.   View   #V28189  

 

     VICTORIAN French jet (black glass) set in gold tone branch with leaves brooch, circa 1890, 2".   View   #V29426

  VICTORIAN red cut to clear reverse carved glass love birds brooch set in gold tone, signed "Edy", 2".    View   #V34586

    VICTORIAN sterling kilt or dirk pin with purple and yellow stones,  circa 1900, hallmarked, 2-7/8".   View   #V7108 

 

   VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold, mabe pearl and ruby dangle earrings, 2".   #V26302

 VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold tone hinged bangle with etched fruit, leaves and flowers on front, 6" by 5/8". View #V25958

      VICTORIAN 10k yellow gold 2" hanky holder on 1-3/4" chain with ring size 7-1/2, circa 1880. See Christie Romero's "Warman's Jewelry, Edition 2", page 54.   #V50458

 

VICTORIAN  locket with acorn and leaf motif, 1-1/2 long. Note one small 
    beads of gold has broken off the bottom of the acorn, hard to see without 
    a loupe.

VICTORIAN  
      2-1/2 by 2 matching hinged gold filled bangles, 
      each 6 inside dimension by 7-16 wide.

VICTORIAN  rolled gold pin, leaf and apple design with beaded edging, 
	1-1/8.

         VICTORIAN locket with acorn and leaf motif, 1-1/2" long. Note one small "beads" of gold has broken off the bottom of the acorn, hard to see without a loupe.   View  #V23363

   VICTORIAN 2-1/2" by 2" matching hinged gold filled bangles, each 6" inside dimension by 7-16" wide.    View   #V23427     

       VICTORIAN rolled gold pin, leaf and apple design with beaded edging, 1-1/8". View #V26230

 

VICTORIAN  painted snow 
	scene brooch with pendant bale (marked England), 1-5/8 . VICTORIAN  swivel 
	brooch, with straw flower inserts for the seasons, 2-5/8VICTORIAN  swivel 
	brooch, with straw flower inserts for the seasons, 2-5/8 VICTORIAN  gold 
	filled branch coral pin with pendant loop on the back, circa 1890, 1-1/2.
      VICTORIAN painted snow scene brooch with pendant bale (marked England), 1-5/8" . View #V27216    VICTORIAN swivel brooch, with straw flower inserts for the seasons, 2-5/8"  View    View   #V27784    VICTORIAN gold filled branch coral pin with pendant loop on the back, circa 1890, 1-1/2".   View   #V4417

 

WOODEN  carved initial 
	L for Lucy brooch.

VICTORIAN  gold 
		filled engraved baby pin, 1-1/4.

VICTORIAN  silver picture locket, 
4 bows edge, 1-1/3.

  WOODEN carved initial "L" for Lucy brooch.  View   #w22922

   VICTORIAN gold filled engraved "baby" pin, 1-1/4".   View   #V23865

VICTORIAN silver picture locket, 4 bows edge, 1-1/3". #V29128

 

VICTORIAN gold filled 
	watch pin with scallops and floral motif, 1-1/8. VICTORIAN gold filled 
	bar pin with compass pendant, 1-3/4 by 2-1/8. VICTORIAN amber brooch with a center amber surrounded by deep golden faceted 
amber beads in a gold tone setting, 1-1/3 by 1-1/8.
   VICTORIAN gold filled watch pin with scallops and floral motif, 1-1/8".   View   #V28332 VICTORIAN gold filled bar pin with compass pendant, 1-3/4" by 2-1/8".   View   #V28335  VICTORIAN amber brooch with a center amber surrounded by deep golden faceted amber beads in a gold tone setting, 1-1/3" by 1-1/8".   View   #V38471

 

VICTORIAN Silesian wire brooch 
	with double black glass bead edging in a lovely symmetrical design , 2 by 1-1/4.

VICTORIAN  
      Vauxhall 
      cobalt glass starburst pin, 2-1/3.There is very slight damage 
      to some petals, noticeable only under magnification.

VICTORIAN  French jet (black 
	glass) faceted bug pin with great detail, 1.

    VICTORIAN Silesian wire brooch with double black glass bead edging in a lovely symmetrical design , 2" by 1-1/4".   View   View   #V34098

     VICTORIAN Vauxhall cobalt glass starburst pin, 2-1/3". There is very slight damage to some petals, noticeable only under magnification.  View  #V21752

VICTORIAN French jet (black glass) faceted bug pin with great detail, 1".   View   #V33032   

 

VICTORIAN onyx and seed 
pearls pin, 1-1/4 by 3/4 wide.

VICTORIAN  onyx brooch 
	and earrings with dangling teardrops, brooch

VICTORIAN  
	French jet (black glass) crescent moon and star pin, circa 1890, 2-5/8.

VICTORIAN onyx and seed pearls pin, 1-1/4" by 3/4" wide.   View    #V32500

 VICTORIAN onyx brooch and earrings with dangling teardrops, brooch   View   View    #V29734 

VICTORIAN French jet (black glass) crescent moon and star pin, circa 1890, 2-5/8".  View   #V32438

 

VICTORIAN French jet 
	(black glass) pendant with seed pearl, 1. VICTORIAN lady faces 
	fob. VICTORIAN French jet 
	(black glass) pendant with seed pearl, 1.
   VICTORIAN French jet (black glass) pendant with seed pearl, 1".  View   #V50648 VICTORIAN lady faces fob.   View   View    #V28384     VICTORIAN French jet (black glass) pendant with seed pearl, 1".  View   #V50649

 

VICTORIAN 14k yellow 
	gold pierced earrings with round etched-designed bottoms, 7/8 total. VICTORIAN gold filled 
	heart brooch with etched flowers design. VICTORIAN  10k yellow gold 
	and turquoise stickpin circa 1900, 1 top and 3 total length.
VICTORIAN 14k yellow gold pierced earrings with round etched-designed bottoms, 7/8" total.   View   #V28337    VICTORIAN gold filled heart brooch with etched flowers design.   View   #V29579    VICTORIAN 10k yellow gold and turquoise stickpin circa 1900, 1" top and 3" total length.   View  #V28514

 

VICTORIAN  gold filled 
	eye-shaped well detailed brooch with aqua enamel star and artificial pearl center and 
	beaded edge, 1-3/4. VICTORIAN  onyx mourning 
	brooch with seed pearl tears. VICTORIAN  gold filled and 
	black enamel forget me not brooch, an unusual sentiment, 1-1/8.
 VICTORIAN gold filled eye-shaped well detailed brooch with aqua enamel star and artificial pearl center and beaded edge, 1-3/4".   View   #V29442   VICTORIAN onyx mourning brooch with seed pearl "tears".   #B3045 VICTORIAN gold filled and black enamel "forget me not" brooch, an unusual sentiment, 1-1/8".   View   #V29440

 

    CIVIL WAR two piece Civil War veteran's  badge engraved "BF PINSON, Co B 12 ALA Vol Inf CSA", 2-1/4 by 1-3/4". View View #V26826

   VICTORIAN earrings, silver and bead and bezel set diamonds, 2" screw back, circa 1850. These earrings were originally pierced, and the  screw backs were probably added in the early 1900's.  View   View   #V23442

 VICTORIAN agate set in gold filled slide, 3/4".   View   #V32674

 

MASONIC  gold 
	washed pin 
	with a molded opalescent glass moon face and a blue enameled G, engraved Master 1913, 
	Charles H. Lipscomb, Mt. Pisgah Lodge No. 96, Cripple Creek, Colo. and a 
	maker's mark WC?, in it's original case, 4 by 1-3/4.   
	 
	  
	  
	  
	  
	  
	  
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VICTORIAN  
	Masonic keystone charm 5/8 watch fob on 15 Albert chain, circa 1900.This 
	charm can be seen in the  Ben Allen 1899 
	Catalogue .

VICTORIAN    Masonic   10   karat yellow gold with black and white enamel pin engraved 
	JC PINSON, Texas, KT, Stamford Commandery, 2-1/4 by 1-1/4.

MASONIC gold washed pin with a molded opalescent glass moon face and a blue enameled "G", engraved "Master 1913, Charles H. Lipscomb, Mt. Pisgah Lodge No. 96, Cripple Creek, Colo." and a maker's mark "WC?", in it's original case, 4" by 1-3/4".     View   View   View   View   View   View   View   Advertisement    #V26827a

 VICTORIAN Masonic keystone charm 5/8" watch fob on 15" Albert chain, circa 1900. This charm can be seen in the Ben Allen 1899 Catalogue.   View   #V17046 

    VICTORIAN Masonic 10 karat yellow gold with black and white enamel pin engraved "JC PINSON, Texas, KT, Stamford Commandery", 2-1/4 by 1-1/4".   View   #V26827b


 

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