AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN genuine AMETHYST Renaissance inspired necklace with mother-of-pearl accents in a gold plated silver setting

AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN genuine AMETHYST Renaissance inspired necklace with mother-of-pearl accents in a gold plated silver setting.  The amethyst is said to promote peace and calmness, which we could certainly use in our world. It has the boar’s head hallmark on the clasp as well as the mark “<12″, the meaning of which we do not know.  … Continue reading “AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN genuine AMETHYST Renaissance inspired necklace with mother-of-pearl accents in a gold plated silver setting”

DEROSA necklace made of beautiful chartreuse green glass cabochons and clear rhinestones in a sterling silver setting

DEROSA necklace made of beautiful chartreuse green glass cabochons and clear rhinestones in a sterling silver setting.  It is a wonderful design and a very rare one as well. The wearable length is 15″ and the pendant portion is 3″ long by about 1-1/2″ wide. Signed “DeRosa” on the inside of the clasp, it also … Continue reading “DEROSA necklace made of beautiful chartreuse green glass cabochons and clear rhinestones in a sterling silver setting”

MIRIAM HASKELL baby blue and white glass beads necklace with a beautifully decorated catch of blue rhinestones and cabochons

MIRIAM HASKELL baby blue and white glass beads necklace with a beautifully decorated catch of blue rhinestones and cabochons set in gold tone.  The necklace is 14-16″ wearable length at the shortest, and it has seven strands of beads for a lush look.  It is signed “Miriam Haskell” on the back of the clasp and … Continue reading “MIRIAM HASKELL baby blue and white glass beads necklace with a beautifully decorated catch of blue rhinestones and cabochons”

VICTORIAN antique Whitby jet necklace that was hand carved with decorated links and stations, a one-of-a-kind piece

VICTORIAN antique Whitby jet necklace that was hand carved with decorated links and stations, a one-of-a-kind piece. The size is 20-1/2″ wearable length with a 4″ front drop. Note the detail on each drop, with both carved and applied decorative elements. It is all original and exactly as it was when newly made. An interesting … Continue reading “VICTORIAN antique Whitby jet necklace that was hand carved with decorated links and stations, a one-of-a-kind piece”

VICTORIAN antique Whitby jet hand carved necklace, a very intricate geometric design, pierced edging

VICTORIAN antique Whitby jet hand carved necklace, a very intricate geometric design that is 18″ long with a 5″ front drop. Note the intricate detail of the pierced edging and applied carved domes that would have been hard work with the hand made tools used in that era. The masterful  and detailed hand carving in … Continue reading “VICTORIAN antique Whitby jet hand carved necklace, a very intricate geometric design, pierced edging”

AMOURELLE by Frank Hess very rare convertible necklace/brooch and earrings set with glass pearls, clear rhinestones and gold tone chains, rare 1960s

AMOURELLE by Frank Hess very rare convertible necklace/brooch and earrings set with glass pearls, clear rhinestones and gold tone chains, a marvelous set of rare costume jewelry.  It includes 4 pieces: the necklace of glass pearls and gold chains 15-1/2″ long, a brooch 2″ with a 5/8″ loop that can attach it to the necklace, … Continue reading “AMOURELLE by Frank Hess very rare convertible necklace/brooch and earrings set with glass pearls, clear rhinestones and gold tone chains, rare 1960s”

DEROSA sterling fern motif parure of a necklace, bracelet and earrings with clear rhinestones in a rhodium plated sterling silver setting

DEROSA sterling fern motif parure of a necklace, bracelet and earrings with clear rhinestones in a rhodium plated sterling silver setting with repeating fern designs, circa 1940. The necklace is 15″ long with a 5″ long and 1/2″ wide rhinestone element; the bracelet is 7″ wearable length and 1/2″ wide and it has it’s safety … Continue reading “DEROSA sterling fern motif parure of a necklace, bracelet and earrings with clear rhinestones in a rhodium plated sterling silver setting”