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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1055600 (stock #142)
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Circa 1850. This spectacular pin comes from the estate of the prominent jewelry family, the Linz brothers of Dallas. It is large in scale, measuring 5 1/4" long x 2 1/2" wide, and incredibly dramatic with it's 2 tremblant flowers. It is made from antique gold with a silver top and is pave set with old mine cut and rose cut diamonds totalling 2.5 carats (VS-2 to I-1(I)). It does have early repairs with a modern pin stem and clutch added. It has French hallmarks throughout the pin and is stam...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1056581 (stock #150)
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$295.00
This charming antique pin measures 1 3/4" long x 1 3/8" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver. It has a 7/8" diameter portrait hand painted on preban ivory and the mounting is elaborately set with small seed pearls. The portrait has a small age fracture which has darkened with age, and the reverse has a safety clutch which appears to be a later replacement. Neither detracts from the beauty of this piece which is in amazing condition for it's age.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1105568 (stock #DSC7)
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$150.00
This unique mourning pin measures 1 1/2" long x 1 1/8" and is made from gutta percha with 14k gold accents. It has an unusual Etruscan design and the bottom rim has 3 jump rings for attachments. The reverse has a "C" scroll clasp mechanism and a loop for a watch attachment. It is in excellent vintage condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114544 (stock #DSC14)
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$75.00
This unusual victorian pin measures 2 1/4" long x 3/4" and has a detailed image of an eagle in flight. It is made from gold fill metal and has a genuine garnet eye. It has the initials "S M M B" inscribed on the reverse. There is a hole in the bird beak which possibly had a dangle at one point.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114549 (stock #DSC15)
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$75.00
These lovely antique earrings are made from gold fill metal and are 1 1/2" long x 7/8" wide. They have a 10 x 15mm oval carnelian cabochon mounted in an ornate repousse frame. They have a beautiful patina and are in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114553 (stock #DSC16)
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$95.00
These lovely Victorian dangling earrings are 1 1/4" long x 3/8" wide and are made from gold fill metal. They have mediterranean red branch coral accents and the frame has chased designs. They have some lead solder on the reverse which is original to the earrings. Overall, they are in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114554 (stock #DSC17)
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$175.00
These beautiful Scottish Victorian banded agate pins are mounted in gold fill settings. The large oval pin is 2 1/4" long x 2" wide and has a white to red striated agate in a braided oval border. The darker agate pin is 2 1/4" long x 2" wide and has a frame with scrollwork designs. They are in very good condition and are sold as a pair.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1114561 (stock #DSC19)
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$125.00
This lovely antique watch chain measures 52" long and is handcrafted from sterling silver. It has 7/8" long etched bar segments and the end terminates in an old style spring ring closure. It is in excellent condition and would be great with a watch pendant or loupe.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Other Metals : Pre 1900 item #1114572 (stock #DSC20)
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$150.00
This unique collection of buttons dates to pre 1900 and are being sold as a group. One appears to be vintage steel, and the others are brass with enamel and stone details. They are approximately 1/2" to 5/8" in diameter and are in very good condition. They are perfect for the collector or crafter.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1900 item #1114638 (stock #11123)
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$495.00
This lovely antique English necklace was handcrafted from whitby black faceted jet during the time of Queen Victoria's mourning. The necklace is 18 1/2" long including the box clasp, and tapers from 3/4" wide to 1 3/4" wide at the center element. Each of the hand faceted panels is strung on cloth cord which ends in a black enamel box closure. There is some chipping on the reverse side near the drill holes, but it is not noticeable from the front. I have seen this in all of the whitby jet pie...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1174028
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$250.00
This charming antique Hungarian pin measures 1 3/4" long x 1 1/8" wide and is made from 800 silver. It has a highly detailed silver cherub face with wings within a gold vermeil baroque frame. Suspended from the bottom are three turquoise cabochon accents. It has a "C" scroll closure on the reverse, and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1226369 (stock #eb1)
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$495.00
This wonderful vintage bangle bracelet was made in London England at the last part of the 20th century. It is slightly over 1" wide and has an interior 6 1/2" measurement. It is made from repousse sterling silver and has a gold vermeil finish. It is hallmarked with a Lion cartouche for sterling silver and has the panther mark for the city of London. It also bears the makers cartouche marks of "CS" and "ES". It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Mexican : Pre 1910 item #1057181 (stock #159)
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$600.00
This charming antique colonial Mexican pin measures 2 1/2" long x 1 1/4" wide. It is intricately made from 14k gold and has two sterling silver birds set with Persian turquoise stones perched above a nest with fresh water pearl "eggs". It has elaborate scrolls and leaves on the front, and the reverse has a 2 sided glass compartment which originally held a hair sample. It can also be used to keep a cherished photo or other thin momento. It has a secure pin back and the top has a bale so it ca...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1057414 (stock #163)
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$600.00
This beautiful antique lorgnette is made from gunmetal and has a 14k watch hook at the end. The lorgnette is 5" long x 1 1/2" wide and hangs from a 60" chain with paste stone accents. The mechanism works perfectly and releases 2 lenses which can be changed to a specific prescription if desired. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "14k" at the watch fob.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1910 item #1105560 (stock #DSC2)
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$395.00
This stunning victorian bracelet has an beautiful detailed center panel of a lion with real garnet eyes. It measures 6 3/4" long x 1 3/4" wide and has an arched front allowing the bracelet to fit up to a 7" wrist. It is made from gold fill metal and has look of real gold. It has a tab closure and it is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1105561 (stock #DSC3)
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$295.00
This beautiful victorian era stick pin is unusual in it's design and scale. It is made of 14k gold and is 3/4" long x 3/4" wide and has real garnet eyes and a faceted ruby in it's mouth. It is 3" long in overall length and has no hallmarks. It weighs 3.2 grams and has been acid tested for 14k gold. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Art Nouveau : Pre 1910 item #1105781 (stock #11028)
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$150.00
This wonderful antique watch pin was made by William B. Kerr of Newark, New Jersey. It measures 1 3/8" long x 1 1/4" and has a detailed high relief repousse angel with a border of flowers. The reverse has a hook for a watch and the top is hallmarked "Sterling 924" with the Kerr hatchet hallmark. It is in excellent condition and has it's original "C" scroll closure.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Edwardian : Pre 1910 item #1213861 (stock #ae3)
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$1,250.00
This spectacular antique bracelet has the look and construction of fine jewelry. It is 7 1/4" long x 1/2" wide and is made from sterling silver with paste stone accents. It is hallmarked with the boars head cartouche and the male part of the clasp is marked "Made in France". It has some darkened stones from age, but overall, it is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1910 item #1213894 (stock #ch2)
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$125.00
This lovely antique pin measures 1 3/4" long x 1 1/4" wide and is made from filigree sterling silver. The wings have 2 pieces of antique green jadeite with carved designs, and the reverse has a newly added safety clutch clasp. It is in very good condition and is hallmarked "silver" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1920 item #1105564 (stock #DSC4)
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$180.00
This great vintage watch was made for the fraternal group of the Modern Woodmen of the World. The fob and chain are made from gold fill metal and the log is hand carved preban elephant ivory. It is just under 13" long from end to end and the fob is 1 1/2" long x 1 1/8" wide. It has some slight wear to the axe edges, but overall it is in excellent vintage condition. This version of the fob with the ivory log is particularly hard to find...don't miss out!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1920 item #1114585 (stock #DSC21)
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$95.00
This unique vintage pendant measures 3 1/8" long x 3/4" wide and is made from repousse sterling silver. It has a charming repousse figure with dangling carnelian bead at the bottom. It is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1920 item #1213833 (stock #uc1)
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$125.00
This beautiful vintage bangle bracelet is 5/8" and has a 7" interior measurement. It is made from gilt brass and has an intricate filigree design. The front has a raised floral design with 3 unfoiled crystal accents. It has some minor wear to the gold plating, but it does not take away from the beauty of the piece. Overall, it is in very good vintage condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Scandinavian : Georg Jensen : Pre 1920 item #1288279 (stock #gj1)
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This lovely pin was made by the renowned Danish firm of Georg Jensen. It measures 1 3/4" long x 1 1/4" wide and is handcrafted from sterling silver. This is an early piece dating to around 1910 and has an early trombone style closure. It is engraved "A.S Lilley Detroit" and bears the hallmarks "925 Sterling Denmark 18 GI". It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Victorian : Pre 1930 item #1137811 (stock #TBC1)
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These wonderful antique earrings measure 2 1/4" long x 3/4" wide and have an unusual renaissance design. The 19th century bottoms are made from 800 silver with enamel fronts, and the screwback tops are made from 10k gold. There is some minor loss of enamel and one earring has a split above the head. This is not noticeable when worn and does not detract from their beauty. These are "one of a kind" earrings from a well known Philadelphia estate.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1930 item #1226414 (stock #ch1)
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$95.00
This lovely vintage Chinese export pin measures 3 1/2" long x 1/2" wide and is actually a converted fingernail guard. It is made from silvertone metal with colorful enamel and is hallmarked "China" on the reverse. It has darkened from age, but this gives it a wonderful patina. It could be polished a bit more, but I will leave that to the new owner.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1930 item #1226422 (stock #ch2)
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This sensational vintage Chinese export bracelet has a bold oversized buckle design showing influence from the West. It is 2 3/4" wide in front and has an interior measurement of 7 1/4". It is intricately made from sterling silver and has repousse, carved, and pierce cut designs of birds and flowers. It has no markings but has been tested and is guaranteed to be sterling silver. It weighs 109 grams and is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #696550 (stock #43305)
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$250.00
This wonderful vintage bakelite bracelet is 1" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening and 7/16" thick walls. It is made from yellow bakelite and has a deeply carved leaf design. It is in very good condition and has been tested for bakelite.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #707038 (stock #43437)
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$150.00
This lovely vintage pin is a faithful interpretation of a William Spratling design. It is 2 1/4" wide x 2 1/2" long and is made from sterling silver with a carved amethyst tulip. It is in excellent condition and is signed "Mexico Silver" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #989472 (stock #JK3)
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$295.00
This charming vintage pin is 3" long x 3" wide and is made from carved black bakelite. The horse's profile has nice details in the carved mane, painted eye/nose, and yellow reins. It has some light loss of the yellow coating on the reins, but other than that, it is in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #989474 (stock #JK4)
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$295.00
This charming vintage bakelite pin measures 3" long x 2" wide and is made from butterscotch bakelite tumbled in a red resin. This gives the pin great patina and dimension in the carved details. It has glass eyes, patterned brass reins, and a riveted pinback assembly. It is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1031022 (stock #86094)
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$195.00
This period 1930's Art Deco pin has a great design which is timeless and modern. It is a large 4" long x 3" wide and has large unfoiled rhinestones in green and topaz. It has a gold tone setting and a secure clasp mechanism with safety clutch. It has not markings and it is in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1940 item #1056980 (stock #151)
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$250.00
This beautiful vintage pin has a detailed depiction of Raphael's "Madonna of the Meadow" painted on a thin sheet of preban ivory. It is 1 1/2" long x 1 3/8 and has an intricate frame made of 800 silver with a think piece of protective glass. It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "800" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1940 item #1076650 (stock #ILL1)
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$150.00
This charming vintage Mexican silver pin dates to the 1930's and is a great example of the early repousse work from Taxco. It is 3 1/4" long x 1 3/4" wide and is made from heavy weight sterling silver (21.8 grams). It is in excellent condition and is hallmarked "Silver Mexico" on the reverse.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Bakelite : Pre 1940 item #1078531 (stock #10851)
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$225.00
These wonderful vintage bracelets look great in the trio as shown or worn individually. They are made from faceted bakelite and each bracelet is just under 1/2" wide with a 2 1/2" diameter opening. They are in excellent condition and have been semichrome tested.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1940 item #1114649 (stock #11124)
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$395.00
This lovely vintage pin is exquisitely made from 14k gold and sterling silver. It has an intricate filigree design with a large 9.5 x 13mm (6 carat) center pink rhodolite garnet and 13 mine cut diamonds of 2 points each. It has a "C" closure with safety on the reverse and weighs 10.5 grams. It's missing one diamond on the upper right of the main photo. I can look into it's replacement for any potential buyer. Other than that, it is in very good condition and has been acid tested for 14k gol...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Unsigned : Pre 1940 item #1124753 (stock #11228)
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$125.00
This unusual vintage 1930's bracelet has a hard to find Egyptian revival sphinx design. It measures 1 1/8" wide in front with an interior 6 3/4" length which will expand to fit most average wrists. It is made from turquoise Czech glass and has painted details on each panel. It has been restrung on elastic cord and is in excellent condition.