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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Platinum : Vintage : Pre 1960 item #1407334
Kensington House Antiques
$4,200.00
A very fine pair of platinum, diamond and sapphire earrings in a classic line pattern. The brilliant round-cut diamonds graduate from .10 ct at the top to .20 ct at the bottom. The diamonds are finely matched at H color, SI1 to SI2 clarity, with good to very good cut. The modified-brilliant round-cut sapphires have a beautiful limpid medium violet-blue color, excellent brilliance and eye-clean clarity. Each stone is set in a fully articulated mounting with a pierced gallery. The earrings have screw posts. Tested and guaranteed platinum.
  • Dimensions: 1-9/16" long
  • Weight: 8.1 grams
  • Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: diamond, 2.4 carats; sapphire, 1.22 carats
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1960 item #1407333
Kensington House Antiques
$1,295.00
A heavy pair of 18K yellow gold baton cufflinks, the faces with Florentined engraving and bands of round rubies at either end. The rubies have nicely saturated, strongly purplish-red coloring and eye-clean clarity. The back batons are finished with reeded engraving. The toggle connectors are marked with French 18K gold import marks.
  • Circa 1950
  • Excellent condition
  • Dimensions: longer batons, 27/32"
  • Weight: 14.8 grams
  • Approximate Total Ruby Weight: .50 carat.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1407139
Kensington House Antiques
$495.00
A nice quality and heavy 18K gold watch key enhanced with black enamel and seed pearls suspending a pair of foxtail chain tassels and a dog clip clasp. This was originally the cross bar and fob attachments for a Victorian watch chain. With the entire assembly attached to a necklace using the existing jump ring, the key and and tassels would make stunning "charms" and another charm of your choice could be attached to the dog clip. This last charm could be changed up depending on your mood! Stamped with French 18K gold marks.
  • Origin: France, ca. 1890
  • Dimensions: watch key, 1 1/2" long; longer tassel, 1 11/16"
  • Weight: 7.9 grams.
  • Condition: excellent.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1970 item #1407135
Kensington House Antiques
$795.00
A handsome pair of mid-century modern 14K gold and malachite cufflinks reminiscent of an Aztec design. The arch cabochons of malachite have very nice color n markings. The gold surfaces are stippled for added textural interest. The toggle backs are stamped "14k."
  • Origin: America, ca. 1970.
  • Dimensions: faces, 1 1/8" x 23/32"
  • Weight: 18.0 grams.
  • Condition: excellent
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1407132
Kensington House Antiques
$375.00
A wonderful Victorian 18K gold and jet watch chain that has been converted to a bracelet. The bracelet comprises variously-shaped baton and spherical beads. The original carved spherical watch fob and the crossbar dangle freely from the bracelet. The watch fob is carved in a stylized foliate pattern against a matte background. The spring ring is stamped "14K"; other elements are tested and guaranteed 14K.
  • Era: ca. 1890
  • Length: 7 3/8" (easily extended, if needed, with additional gold links).
  • Condition: very good; one of the long beads has a 1/8" flake at one end and another long bead has a 1/16" flake at one end, but neither are easily visible without very close inspection.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1980 item #1406936
Kensington House Antiques
$2,795.00
A fine pair of vintage 18K gold flower-form earclips accented with diamonds and sapphires. The undulating petals are deeply cupped to create a realistic three-dimensional feel. Each earring is centered by a round brilliant-cut diamond surrounded by oval sapphires. The diamonds are graded as G/VVS2. The sapphires have fine pure blue coloring with excellent saturation. There are no marks, but there are inventory numbers. That, combined with the excellent workmanship and high quality stones, suggest the earrings are by a significant maker. The backs retain the original clips, but the posts have been removed. New posts can be added easily. Tested and guaranteed 18K.
  • ORIGIN America, ca 1980
  • DIAMETER 1 1/8"
  • WEIGHT 27.2 grams
  • APPROXIMATE TOTAL GEMSTONE WEIGHT diamond, .30 carat; sapphire, 4.90 carats
  • CONDITION excellent; posts removed
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1406934
Kensington House Antiques
$1,295.00
A fine pair of Victorian 14K yellow gold tassel earrings. The foxtail chains are suspended from surmounts enhanced with foliate engraving, black taille d'epargne enameled borders and Etruscan ropetwist "ram's horns". The foxtail chains terminate in small gold balls. The earrings are a bit longer than most tassels and have a lot of movement when being worn. Tested and guaranteed 14K.
  • ORIGIN America, ca 1880
  • LENGTH 2 3/8" from tops of wires
  • WEIGHT 12.3 grams
  • CONDITION excellent; new 14K wires
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1970 item #1406928
Kensington House Antiques
$695.00
A striking Modernist take on a traditional 18K gold floral brooch. The stark thorn-like arrangement, enhanced with Akoya pearls, has an almost brutalist style. The gold surfaces are stippled to create a matte texture that contrasts with the polished gold of the small ribbon at the base. The pearls are nice quality with ivory body color. The brooch looks equally stylish worn as a pendant. The back is stamped "18K" and has an unidentified maker's mark.
  • ORIGIN America, ca. 1960
  • DIMENSIONS 2 3/16" x 1 1/2"
  • WEIGHT 10.2 grams
  • CONDITION excellent
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1940 item #1406927
Kensington House Antiques
$7,500.00
An outstanding Retro 18K gold mesh buckle bracelet generously set with diamonds and rubies. The bracelet is constructed with alternating bands of rose and yellow gold, creating a subtle striped pattern. The buckle is topped with platinum and is set with old European cut diamonds around the frame and calibre-cut synthetic rubies (typical of the period) on the prong. The tip of the bracelet strap is channel-set with synthetic rubies. The diamonds are H/I color and VS1 clarity. The mesh has a series of six small "belt holes" that allow the bracelet to be sized appropriately in 1/4-inch increments anywhere from 6 to 7 1/4 inches. The buckle is further secured with a safety catch. Tested and guaranteed 18K and platinum.
  • ORIGIN America, ca. 1935
  • DIMENSIONS: overall length, 8 3/4"; strap width, 7/8"; buckle width, 1 5/16"
  • WEIGHT 80.3 grams.
  • APPROXIMATE TOTAL GEMSTONE WEIGHT: diamond, 1.18 carats; ruby, 2.16 carats
  • CONDITION excellent
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1940 item #1406926
Kensington House Antiques
$1,950.00
A nice bracelet comprising twelve Victorian era 14K and 10K gold slides. The slides are in various styles, but are all original to the Victorian period. Slide bracelets enjoyed a moment of popularity in the 1930s when older Victorian pieces were dismantled and converted into a new style of charm bracelets. The first, tenth, eleventh and twelfth slides (L to R in the first photo) are 10K. The others are 14K. The diamonds, opals, turquoise and pearls are natural; the sapphires and rubies are glass. The two opals, in particular, are very nice quality. The slides are strung on a 14K gold double chain with 14K gold spacer beads and a 14K clasp. Tested and guaranteed metal content.
  • ORIGIN America, ca 1860-1900
  • DIMENSIONS 7 3/4" long
  • WEIGHT 16.5 grams
  • APPROXIMATE TOTAL GEMSTONE WEIGHT: diamond, .03 carat; opal, .6 carat
  • CONDITION excellent, a few light pinpoint dings on the largest slide
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Cufflinks and Accessories : Gold : Pre 1970 item #1406924
Kensington House Antiques
$750.00
A pair of Modernist 14K gold and sapphire cufflinks in the brutalist style. The gold surfaces are etched in a Florentine finish that contrasts nicely with the rich blue sapphires. The toggles are marked "14K".
  • ORIGIN America, ca 1970
  • DIMENSIONS 1 1/8" x 3/8"
  • WEIGHT 14.8 grams
  • APPROXIMATE TOTAL GEMSTONE WEIGHT: sapphire, .84 carat
  • CONDITION excellent
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1930 item #1406923
Kensington House Antiques
$1,195.00
An Edwardian 14K yellow and rose gold bracelet featuring three Essex crystals of flying ducks set between depicting cattails. The cattail leaves are worked in gold that is very slightly tinted green, and the brown part of the cattail is rose gold. Reverse-carved intaglios became popular in the Victorian era, especially to depict sporting and hunting themes. They remained popular through the early part of the 20th century. The crystal depict three different species, including a mallard. Each duck is shown flying over water. The carving and painting are nicely done. The back is marked “14K”.
  • ORIGIN America, ca. 1920
  • CONDITION very good, all original, the crystals have faint moisture marks around the edges (much less visible than in the photos)
  • DIMENSIONS 7-5/8” long; 9/16” wide
  • WEIGHT 20.5 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Period : Pre 1980 item #1406916
Kensington House Antiques
$95.00
An attractive 800 silver and Baltic amber ring, the oval cabochon amber in a silver setting reminiscent of Jensen’s designs from the 1930s. The amber is natural has not been quench-crackled. The back of the shank is signed with an unidentified maker’s mark and has Polish hallmarks for 800 silver.
  • ORIGIN Poland, ca. 1970
  • CONDITION excellent; silver has been lightly cleaned to retain patina
  • FINGER SIZE 7-1/4
  • DIMENSIONS crown, 1” x 3/4"
  • WEIGHT 7.0 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Edwardian : Pre 1930 item #1406913
Kensington House Antiques
$750.00
A pin featuring three horses, each sporting a red enamel bridle by the New York maker Sloan & Company. The horses are finely detailed. The clasp is stamped with Sloan's 14K mark.
  • ORIGIN America, ca. 1920.
  • DIMENSIONS 1 3/4" x 9/16".
  • WEIGHT 5.4 grams.
  • CONDITION excellent; no enamel damage; sharp detail.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1406517
Kensington House Antiques
$495.00
A wonderful Victorian 14K gold comet pin worked in the Etruscan Revival style. The pin is decorated with ornate granulated rosettes and ropetwist motifs surrounding a single square Persian turquoise cabochon set at the comet's nucleus. The gold surfaces are bloomed for a soft sheen. Tested and guaranteed 14K.The pin was likely produced to commemorate the appearance of Halley's Comet in 1835.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1835.
  • Dimensions: 2 1/8" long.
  • Weight: 4.4 grams.
  • Condition: excellent, all original, no dings or missing decorative elements.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1980 item #1406515
Kensington House Antiques
$650.00
A glamorous pair of drop earrings in a formal Georgian style set with rose cut diamonds and richly colored pear-shaped rhodolite garnets. The gems are set in silver-topped 12K gold to heighten the color of the diamonds, in the manner of period Georgian jewels. The main body of the earring is hinged and swings freeely from the surmounts. The earrings are completed with a diamond-set fringe at the bottom edge. The rose cut diamonds have nice sparkle that nicely complements the rich purple color of the garnets. Tested and guaranteed 12K gold.
  • Dimensions: 2 3/8" long from top of earwire.
  • Weight: 8.2 grams.
  • Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: diamond, .62 carat; rhodolite garnet, 1.4 carats.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1406370
Kensington House Antiques
$1,095.00
A fine Victorian 14K gold mesh and onyx cameo bracelet. The center cameo depicts a classical youth flanked by four maidens, all in Greek or Roman attire. The cameos are nicely carved with good detail. The clasp is concealed by the male cameo. A heavy gold mesh makes up the remainder of the bracelet. The gold has a slight rose tint that contrasts nicely with the black and white of the cameos. The tongue of the clasp is stamped "14K."
  • Origin: America, ca. 1890.
  • Dimensions: 7 5/8" long; 13/16" wide.
  • Weight: 34.5 grams.
  • Condition: excellent; no damage to cameos; all original except the safety chain added at a later date (easily removed).
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1940 item #1406369
Kensington House Antiques
$1,095.00
A substantial Retro 18K rose gold bow pin set with diamonds and natural rubies. The center knot features an old mine cut diamond flanked by small rose-cut diamonds set in white gold that extend out across the loops of the bow. Two rows of natural rubies accent the design. The rubies have fine red coloring without the hint of purple often seen. Tested and guaranteed 18K.
  • Circa 1940.
  • Dimensions: 2 3/8" x 1 1/2".
  • Weight: 17.5 grams.
  • Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: diamond, .30 carat; ruby, 1.09 carats.
  • Condition: excellent, all original.