VICTORIAN woven hair watch chain with brown hair

VICTORIAN woven hair watch chain with brown hair in two weave styles, one a box chain and one a spiral, gold fittings with leaf designs on both ends, t-bar for a button hole on one end and hook on the other, in excellent condition with almost no loose hairs, 14″ by 5/16″.   #V38281   $128.00

VICTORIAN 15 karat yellow gold snake infinity brooch with a garnet cabochon head and eyes

VICTORIAN 15 karat yellow gold snake infinity brooch with a garnet cabochon head and eyes and a lovely genuine pearl drop.  It has no marks but tests 14-15k and it’s 1-1/2″ by 1-1/4″. The snake has delicately engraved scales on and behind his head.  This style snake symbolized eternal love in the Victorian era, a … Continue reading “VICTORIAN 15 karat yellow gold snake infinity brooch with a garnet cabochon head and eyes”

VICTORIAN 10-14 karat yellow gold and hand painted portrait brooch with a pop-up loop for a necklace chain

VICTORIAN 10-14 karat yellow gold and hand painted portrait brooch with a pop-up loop for a necklace chain. It is hand painted with gold trim, marked “DIBB 10k” on the back bottom, 2-1/8″ by 1-5/8″. It is marked 14k on the catch and 10k on the frame, chain tests 10k but the catch doesn’t. I … Continue reading “VICTORIAN 10-14 karat yellow gold and hand painted portrait brooch with a pop-up loop for a necklace chain”

VICTORIAN tortoise pique point earrings with dangling balls at either end of gold chains circa 1880

VICTORIAN tortoise pique point earrings with dangling balls at either end of gold chains, circa 1880. Each of the balls is exquisitely decorated with gold stars and silver dots, 2″ total length. Decorating tortoise was accomplished by heating, polishing and inlaying the material with precious metals. Dots and star designs were called “pique point” and … Continue reading “VICTORIAN tortoise pique point earrings with dangling balls at either end of gold chains circa 1880”

VICTORIAN Cannetille brooch of 18k karat yellow gold set with three topaz

VICTORIAN delicate Cannetille brooch of 18k karat yellow gold set with three topaz, 1-7/8″ by 1″ not counting the bottom pearls. Suspending from the bottom are three delicate pearls that tremble gently when worn. Total weight 8.11 grams or .25 ounces, it is a beauty with light passing through the open-backed topaz stones.  View   View … Continue reading “VICTORIAN Cannetille brooch of 18k karat yellow gold set with three topaz”