One of our all time favorites, this antique Victorian gold necklace has a detachable locket pendant brooch and a detachable bail. Gorgeous slightly rose gold shade.
Workmanship is simply exquisite, stunningly detailed cover. The high relief depicts a singing swallow bird (notice the tail) on a branch with leaves. Ornate frame in Byzantine Revival style and stationary safety cover for the pin.
Locket with removable bail opens in the back to accommodate a single picture and is deep enough for a lock of hair. Estimated to date from the 1880's, it is in excellent condition with some original patina left.
Locket with bail is 2 1/4" long,1 3/16" at the widest point and 7/16" at the deepest not including pin bar brooch. Without the bail worn as a brooch it is 1 5/8" long.
Double rolo chain necklace has a very early type of c clasp which can be a bit difficult to open but works very well. Link pairs are 3mm wide and 4mm in diameter. Overall wearable length is 21".
Superb condition overall, one small loss on the corner of the glass photo cover inside the locket, barely visible.
It is unmarked, tests as weak 14k, likely 12k. Overall approximate weight is 26.44 grams.
Dates from the 1880's.View full product details
Outstanding antique Victorian necklace with detachable double tassel pendant brooch. Gorgeous!
Antique 14k Rose Gold necklace composed of hand wrought pendant and chain. The pendant is a large high dome oval Sapphire cabochon bezel set with rope frame. Setting creates a floating reflection on the stone, really beautiful as the light reflects at the solid gold background.
The stunning pendant measures approximately 1" including bail by 5/8" at the widest and 5/16" deep at the center of the dome. Sapphire is estimated at 17mm by 13mm.
Chain is also made by hand, closing with built in toggle clasp. Measures 16.5" long and 1/16" or 2mm thick.
Overall weight for the necklace is 7 gram. In excellent condition, no marks, carefully tested. Estimated to date from the 1900's. Stone is likely lab created.View full product details
Gorgeous naturally mottled Salmon color Coral from the Asian continent.
Long enough to wear as a double strand.View full product details
There is so much to talk about this gorgeous necklace I don't know where to start! Made in 800 Silver, the open heart locket holds a hand drawn scene depicting a young angel child holding a ribbon, the other end of the ribbon is held by a swallow bird at its beak. The locket frame is solid gold. Back of the heart pendant is closed off.
This lavalier necklace center is a bow, the heart drops from the center. Both the bow and locket frame are adorned with old Marcasite stones, punctuated by Peridot color paste stones. The top center stone on the elaborate heart frame is adorned by a single Ruby colored glass paste stone.
Necklace measures 17" long. Center is almost 1 3/4" tall overall by 1 1/2" at the widest point, the tips of the bow.
Chain is soldered and original to the necklace but clasp is a replacement. There are no marks on the pendant.
Condition is very good considering this necklace is almost 200 years old. Some wear to the raised glass that covers the drawing. Lovely patina. One tiny Marcasite is chipped and one tinier one is missing. Not obvious when worn, almost not visible to the naked eye.View full product details
Beautiful Late Victorian carved Coral Cameo pendant necklace set in 10k Gold with short and long chain in solid 14k gold.
Expertly carved, lovely from every angle, deeply carved actually extending above the cabochon setting in some areas. It is a very fine cameo. Female figure has delicate but strong features and is very well rendered. Frame is hand chased/engraved, made of solid 10k gold.
Pendant measures approximately 1 5/16" top to bottom including bail by 5/8" at the widest and 7/16" at the deepest.
Chain alternates three short and one long link. Measures 16" long and is made of solid 14k gold. It is also newer than the cameo or perhaps has a newer clasp.
Both carefully tested. In superb condition, dating from the 1890's for the pendant.View full product details
Gorgeous graduated natural color oval Lapis Lazuli bead necklace with 18k Gold accents and clasp.
Truly one of the prettiest cameo necklaces I have seen. Set in yellow gold, framed with twisted ribbons of gold and seed pearls with Diamonds at the cardinal points. The pearls frame each of the Diamond settings and are likely natural pearls, not cultured. Estimated to date from the Edwardian Era.
The lovely figure's hair is adorned with flowers, perhaps a reference to the goddess Flora. Delicate figure and wonderful details with hair tendrils framing the forehead. An anchor adorns her left shoulder, a symbol of Hope. Cameo is hand carved from pink shell, a soft pink background for the cream colored figure.
Each Diamond is brilliant cut and they are fiery. Approximately 2.2mm in diameter each, estimated total carat for all four is 0.12 cts.
Pendant measures 1 7/16" long including bail and 15/16" at the widest. Made of 10k Yellow Gold, although not marked. Carefully tested.
Completing the necklace is a newer Singapore chain in 14k gold. The twisted ribbon look of the chain is the perfect compliment to the cameo's settings. The laser cuts are perfect paired with the fiery Diamonds. Chain is 18" long.
In excellent condition, pendant dates from the 1910's.View full product details
Incredible workmanship and detail on this antique Sterling filigree double headed Eagle vinaigrette pendant book chain necklace. The pendant top unscrews to open the vinaigrette locket.
Overall measurements are:
Pendant: 1 5/8" East West, 2 1/2" North South including the top and 9/16" thick at the center florette which is the highest point.
Chain is 20" long not including the width of the pendant by 9mm wide.
Condition is excellent. Please note the clasp on the chain is a replacement. We estimate this necklace to date from the 1880's, perhaps of Austro-Hungarian origin.
Unmarked, carefully tested. Overall approximate weight is 69 grams. It is fairly heavy.View full product details
Vintage Danish Grann & Laglye pendant necklace. It is marked "GJ, Sterling, Denmark" on the jump ring. Elaborate cap for the Butterscotch Amber drop.
Pendant measures 2 1/4" tall including the bail, chain is 19.5" long, closes with toggle clasp. In very good condition, minor signs of wear consistent with age. Beautiful and rare pendant necklace.View full product details
Exquisite extra long natural Rock or Quartz Crystal Art Deco sautoir necklace. The 14k Gold clasp is set with three mine cut Diamonds. It's simply gorgeous.
Faceted natural Quartz beads are 1/4" or 7mm in diameter near the clasp and increase to 3/8" or about 10mm at the center of the necklace.
Hand carved stone scarabs are bezel set on 14k gold and arranged as a chevron at the center of the woven 14k gold flat chain. Easy to wear style that looks great on it's own or layered with other longer pendant necklaces.
Chevron center measures approximately 3/4" by 1 3/16" wide straight across.
The carved scarabs are bezel set. Stones are Tiger Eye, Bloodstone, Rose Quartz and Black Onyx, left to right on the mail image. Each measures an estimated 7mm by 5mm.
Overall necklace length is 17.5" long. The well detailed flat chain is 2mm wide.
In excellent condition, looks unworn. Very well made necklace. Marked 14k on the chain tabs and clasp. Carefully tested, ca 1970's. Total approximate weight is 4.4 gram.View full product details
A gorgeous Edwardian filigree pin was repurposed into a modern circle pendant. Made in solid 14k White Gold in intricate filigree design accented by Midnight Blue vitreous enamel. The pendant is all original and it can be restored to a pin if desired. It measures 15/16" in diameter and is 1/8" deep.
Completing the necklace is a solid 14k White Gold box chain 20" long. Slide pendant can be moved to another chain if desired but this one complements it so well.
Pendant dates from the 1920's, chain is newer.
Carefully tested, chain is marked. Overall approximate weight for the necklace is approximately 3.8 gram. In excellent condition, you won't find another like it.View full product details
Beautiful British made lavalier necklace in solid gold set with Amethysts and seed pearls. Custom clasp set with half pearls in flower design.
There are 6 oval cut and prong set Amethyst stones in slightly graduating size.
Necklace measures 19" long, the lavalier drop is 1 1/4" long including the horizontal set Amethyst.
Very well made and substantial with approximate overall weight of 14 grams. Drapes beautifully on the decolletage. Marked with the Crown for London, 375 for 9K or 9CT gold, Lion's face and letter J which dates it to 1965. In excellent condition.View full product details
Lovely antique Belle Epoque gold, seed pearl and baroque pearl pendant necklace. The two part or lavaliere pendant is studded with tiny natural seed pearl buttons. The higher portion of the pendant is a large natural Baroque pearl with pearl studded setting. The lower portion is a smaller Baroque pearl or a baby tooth pearl. Shaped as a triple bow, it's the perfect something old for the romantic bride.
Pendant measures 1 1/16" long. Included is a solid 14k gold gorgeous flat oval link chain, substantial and strong for it's delicate look. Found with the pendant, chain is 16" long and newer than the pendant, about 1950's or so. Pendant dates from the 1900's.
In excellent condition but two tiny pearls have been lost to time. Not obvious when worn. Carefully tested. Overall approximate weight is 4.5 gram.View full product details
This beautiful flower necklace is hand sculpted of Fine Silver Precious Metal Clay (PMC). The detail is amazing. The flower and leaves have the lightest hint of color.
Precious Metal Clay is a relatively new addition to the Jewelry world. It is a clay made from very finely ground pure Silver with other natural mediums that burn off when the piece is fired in an oven. Once fired, the end result is Fine Silver. Other components are burned out in the process.
The massive center floral sculpture measures 5 3/8" across East West from tip of leaf to tip of leaf.
Overall height is 3 1/2".
It is dimensional and the deepest point is 1" at the ends of the curled up leaves.
The base for the sculptural center piece is a Sterling Silver twisted cable neck ring. It is flexible and comfortable, strong enough to accommodate the massive floral center. Closes with a half twist barrel clasp.
Overall wearable length is 15" due to the leaves.
Back of center piece has 3 built in bails. The twisted cable necklace can be removed and replaced by a longer one.
Necklace weighs approximately 86 gram. It is heavy, at around 3 ounces of Fine Silver.
There is no signature or any mark on this incredibly intricate necklace.
Carefully tested to verify metal content. Contemporary 1990's or newer, one of a kind.View full product details
$ 385.00Stunning intense Purple Amethyst gemstones, little orbs of natural crystal, not color enhanced shaped as globes and strung on silk cord. Necklace is hand knotted in between each bead and finished with a beautiful filigree clasp in solid 14k yellow gold. The smallest orb is 9mm in diameter and the largest one at front center is 12mm in diameter. Necklace total length when closed is 22.5" long. The gorgeous delicate filigree clasp is 3/4" long, unusually large. Necklace is in excellent condition, ca 1920's. Overall weight is approximately 80 gram or 380 carats! View full product details
Gorgeous set of 4 necklaces includes 2 vintage Zuni fetish necklaces and 2 natural carved and polished shell beaded necklaces. Included are:
1 Zuni fetish necklace with carved Spiny Oyster shell birds and tumbled Turquoise beads and Coral beads completed with beige shell heishi beads. Hand made Sterling Silver hook and eye clasp, no signature, tested, approximately 28" long. Authentic Native American piece.
1 Zuni Fetish necklace composed of brown heishi beads and several carved stone bear beads with Sterling Silver hand made hook and eye clasp and features a large hand carved Turquoise bear pendant. Stones included are Jade, several types of Jasper, Agate, Malachite, Azurite, Turquoise, Pipe Stone and Mother of Pearl . Unmarked, carefully tested. Measures approximately 29" long. Authentic Native American piece.
2 beige/red graduated Mother of Pearl or Spiny Oyster (as they are sand and coral red) beaded necklaces. One necklace is 19" and the other is 16.5". Origin unknown as they have gold tone barrel clasps.
All together they form a stunning, cheerful and colorful ensemble. In excellent condition, estimated to date from the 1970's.View full product details
This is a beautiful elegant necklace, estimated to date from the early 1980's. Made in solid 14k Yellow Gold, features a spare design with a built in pendant which is adorned by a single Diamond.
Necklace measures approximately 17" long, not including the drop of the pendant. Pendant measures 15/16" by 1", which includes the first 2 bars as they are built into the pendant.
The chain is created by wire wrapped tubes of solid 14k Gold. The wire is 14k Gold as well. Resembles a rosary chain.
Overall weight of the necklace is approximately 7 grams or 4.5 pennyweights. It is in excellent condition, carefully tested to verify metal content, also marked on the clasp.View full product details
Gorgeous Diamond solitaire pendant set in 14k Gold with a delicate rope chain that is 21.5" long. Diamond estimated at .25 cts, about 4mm in diameter. Four prong setting, about 3/16" deep. Beautiful bright Diamond. In excellent condition, pendant is 10mm tall, slightly under 7/16". Classic and Minimalist.View full product details
Lovely pendant necklace, an oval green Turquoise cabochon prong set in 14k Gold with twisted rope frame. The pendant is lovely, the chain is outstanding. Composed of long and short links with solid tapered stations with engraved twist pattern, it is heavier than it looks. Chain is 16" long making this a choker length. Pendant is 13/16" including the bail by 7/16" wide and 3/16" deep.
Chain is marked 14k on the clasp. Pendant is marked 14k on the back of the setting. Bail is gold filled. Overall approximate weight is 4 grams. In excellent condition, ca 1960's.View full product details
A modern classic from Lanvin Couture, this beautiful necklace is comprised of three strands in different lengths. Each strand is a different size of faux pearl with woven sand color grosgrain ribbon. Pearl are 6, 8 and 12mm and the strands dace as you move.
The clasp is adjacent to the Art Deco inspired rhinestone station with has an antique look and set with beautiful crystal rhinestones with wonderful sparkle.
Overall wearable length for the necklace is 16.5", which is the length of the shortest strand.
Versatile, it can be worn with the station to the back, either side or front.
In very good condition, signed "Lanvin, Paris" on the rhinestone station.View full product details
Unusual antique cameo lavalier pendant necklace, the cameo is hand carved of Tiger Eye hardstone and depicts the Greco Roman god of war, Mars, as a helmeted soldier. The pendant is articulated and measures approximately 1.5" overall. The well carved and detailed cameo is 9/16" in diameter including the rope frame. The features are nicely done with mustache and beard plus feathers on the helmet and outline of his breastplate.
Included is a delicate 10k Gold chain, approximately 18" long. Chain is newer than the pendant which dates from around 1900's.
Both carefully tested, pendant is marked 10K and OB for Ostby & Barton on the bail. Chain is marked on the chain tag.
Ostby & Barton were the foremost fine jewelry producers at the turn of the 20th Century. Mr. Ostby traveled the globe every year to hand pick the gems used in their designs. In one fateful trip, he perished as a passenger of the Titanic. Their jewelry is very desirable. Cameos, pendants and necklaces are the hardest to find.View full product details
Minimalist 14k White Gold cable necklace with Pear shaped Blue Topaz slide.