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All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1371489
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$595.00
Lovely French Second Empire 18K yellow gold, ruby and pearl earrings. Each earring features a surmount set with a round ruby in a buttercup mounting suspending a scrolled drop terminating in a second ruby and seed pearl drop surrounded by an engraved horseshoe. The rubies are relatively pastel, with a soft reddish-pink coloring. The earrings have lots of movement and sparkle. The original wires are stamped with French 18K marks.
  • Origin: France, ca 1850
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Dimensions: 1-11/16" long (from top of ear wire); 1/2" wide.
  • Weight: 3.8 grams
  • Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: .76 carat
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1371171
Kensington House Antiques
$895.00
Heavy 18K gold figural watch fob seal depicting a Napoleonic grenadier (1804-1812). The soldier is depicted in the midst of tamping down his musket. The details are beautifully worked. The base appears to have had the original monogram removed. The bail is stamped with French 18K gold hallmarks.
  • France, ca. 1870
  • Excellent condition; monogram removed
  • Dimensions: 1/2" x 1/2" x 1-1/4"
  • 10.9 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1980 item #1370361
Kensington House Antiques
$1,175.00
An iconic pair of 18K yellow gold "X" earrings by Paloma Picasso for Tiffany & Co. These earrings were made in several sizes, and this pair is a larger size. The earrings never had posts, but they could be easily added, if desired. The backs are marked “1983 Tiffany & Co. 18K” and signed by Picasso.
  • America, ca. 1983
  • Excellent
  • Dimensions: 1-1/8” x 7/8”
  • Weight: 12.0 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1369784
Kensington House Antiques
$1,195.00
A classic 18K yellow gold tapered band by Tiffany & Co. set at the crown with an oval cabochon citrine. The stone has very nice slightly orangey-yellow color and eye-clean clarity. The ring has a very solid feel and can be worn by either a man or woman. The interior of the shank is marked “750” for 18K and is signed by Tiffany. This ring is no longer available at Tiffany, but originally sold for $2,150.
  • Italy, ca. 2000
  • Very good condition; light wear to the shank
  • Finger Size: 5
  • Dimensions: 5/16” wide at crown
  • Weight: 8.3 grams
  • Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: 2.0 carats
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1369768
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Vintage 18K yellow gold post-back earrings in the "Scribble" design by Paloma Picasso for Tiffany & Co. The design is sometimes called "Graffiti" or "Squiggle." The earrings were made in various sizes, with this pair being the most delicate and wearable. The backs are dated 1983 and are marked by Tiffany and Picasso.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1983
  • Excellent condition
  • Dimensions: 5/8" x 1-7/16"
  • Weight: 4.9 grams
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1910 item #1369722
Kensington House Antiques
$1,795.00
A beautiful late Victorian 18K yellow gold and platinum ring set with a 1/2-carat oval ruby bordered with rose cut diamonds set in platinum. The ruby is graded as slightly purplish-red color, medium-dark tone and moderately strong saturation (slpR 6/4) and shows no indicated of heat or other treatment. The carat weight of rose cut diamonds cannot be accurately determined by measurement, but they have the visual appearance of being about a half carat in total weight. Tested and guaranteed 18K gold and platinum.
  • Origin: America, ca. 1900
  • Very good condition; the back of the shank is an old sizing replacement that was obviously custom-made to match
  • Dimensions: crown, 7/8” diameter
  • Finger Size: 7-1/4
  • Weight: 3.4 grams
  • Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: ruby, .50 carat; diamond, .50 carat
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1369490
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An 18K tri-color gold ring in the inconic "Double C" motif by Cartier, with a stack of yellow, white and rose gold bands terminating in yellow gold C's at the opening. The interior is marked with Cartier's signature, the serial number "F95043", and the design date "1997".

Origin: France, ca. 1997

Condition: excellent

Finger Size: 56 European/8 US (can be opened slightly)

Dimensions: band, 1/4" wide; C's, 5/16" wide

Weight: 5.2 grams

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1369489
Kensington House Antiques
$2,700.00
An uncommon pair of large "X" earrings by Paloma Picasso for Tiffany & Co. One arm of each earring is worked in platinum and set with round brilliant diamonds (G/VS1). This design is uncommon in the large size and very difficult to find with diamonds. The earrings retain the original posts and omega clips. The earrings are marked by Tiffany, signed by Picasso and dated 1988.

Origin: America, ca 1988

Condition: excellent

Dimensions: 1-1/4" x 15/16"

Weight: 13.0 grams

Approximate Total Diamond Weight: .36 carat.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1369425
Kensington House Antiques
$1,695.00
A vintage pair of Tiffany & Co. 18K yellow gold earrings in a classic ribbed shrimp design. The earrings have posts and omega backs. Marked "T&C 750".

Origin: America, ca 1980

Condition: excellent

Dimensions: 1" long; 3/8" maximum width

Weight: 14.9 grams

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1369424
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An elegant pair of classic Tiffany & Co. 18K yellow gold hoop earrings in a braided, twisted rope motif. The backs have posts with omega clips. The interior of each hoop is marked "Tiffany & Co. 1995 750".

Origin: America, 1995

Condition: excellent

Dimensions: 1" diameter, 1/4" width

Weight: 11.2 grams

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1369423
Kensington House Antiques
$1,350.00
A classic pair of vintage Tiffany & Co. 18K yellow gold triple hoop earrings. The earrings are large, but have a light appearance due to the styling. The backs have hinged omega clips, allowing posts to be added, if desired. The backs are marked "Tiffany & Co. 18K."

Origin: America, ca 1980

Condition: excellent.

Dimensions: 1-1/8" x 1-1/16"

Weight: 16.5 grams

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1369341
Kensington House Antiques
$3,950.00
A lovely vintage 18K yellow gold and diamond ring by Boucheron. The top of the band has a quilted ("matelassé) pattern accented with crossed bands set with brilliant round-cut diamonds (E/VVS2). The setting is heavy and quite comfortable to wear. The interior of the shank is signed “Boucheron” and is marked “Or 750 / 885513912”. The outside of the shank is stamped with the “tete d’aigle” mark and with Boucheron’s maker’s mark.

Origin: France, ca. 1990

Condition: excellent

Finger Size: 6-1/4

Dimensions: 13/32” wide

Weight: 7.5 grams

Approximate Total Diamond Weight: .8 carat

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1369310
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$795.00
A fine Victorian locket in 10K yellow gold, the front face featuring an enameled bouquet of white lilies against a striking turquoise enameled background. In Victorian flower symbology, the white lily represented sweetness or purity. The surrounding areas of gold are ornately engraved in a swirly design that is repeated on the back cover around a shield-shaped reserve. The interior retains the original frame and glass cover. Tested and guaranteed 10K.

Origin: America, ca 1880

Condition: excellent, no enamel damage, no monogram or removal

Dimensions: 1" x 1-3/16"

Weight: 10.5 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1369253
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$150.00
A three-color faceted overlay glass locket in a rolled gold mounting. The glass is cut to show the layers of red, white and blue opaque glass. The back cover is ruby glass dark enough to appear opaque black unless held to the light.

Origin: France, ca. 1875

Condition: excellent, no chips or cracks

Dimensions: 1" x 13/16"

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Deco : Pre 1950 item #1369151
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$1,750.00
Extraordinary patriotic World War II era “V for Victory” brooch in 14K yellow gold set with sapphires and pearls. Victory sentiments were fashionable in costume jewelry, but fine jewelry examples are extremely scarce. This example is convertible into a propeller-shaped bar pin, favored by the wives and mothers of men in the Air Corps. The pin is set with blue sapphire (likely Montana origin), including a blue-to-purple color change sapphire at the hinge. The pinstem and clasp could be removed for conversion to a V-shaped or bar-shaped pendant. Stamped with an unknown maker's mark "A14K" and "Pat Pend".

Origin: America, 1940-45. Condition: excellent. Dimensions: 1-13/16” x 1-13/16” in the “V” formation; 3-1/2” x 1/4" in bar formation. Weight: 7.0 grams. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: sapphire, 2.81 carats.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #1368995
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$625.00
A nicely-detailed late Victorian pin depicting a lion’s head. The open mouth grasps a 10-point old European-cut diamond, while each eye is set with a small cabochon ruby. The head is surrounded by flowing fur that hints at Art Nouveau styling. The design is similar to a tiger’s head brooch that was made by Alling & Co., and probably was made by one of Alling’s Newark competitors. The c-clasp is an old replacement. Tested and guaranteed 14K gold.

Origin: America, ca. 1890. Condition: excellent, sharp detail, replaced clasp. Size: 1-7/32” x 7/8”. Weight: 5.0 grams. Approximate Total Diamond Weight: .1 carat.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Designer Signed : Pre 1980 item #1368825
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A handsome 18K yellow gold ring by Cartier in the "Lanières" design, set with diamonds and rubies. The wide gold band is decorated in an engraved checkerboard pattern, with certain squares filled in with either a brilliant round cut diamond or a round cut ruby. The ring is set with stones on only one side, so it can be turned around and worn as an handsomely geometric wide gold band. The ring can be worn by either a man or woman. The diamonds are graded as F color, SI1 clarity; the rubies are of equally fine quality with good color saturation and minimal inclusions. The inside of the ring is signed “Cartier”, marked “750” for 18K, marked “54” for the European size (the ring actually measures a 55), and has the serial number “949696”.

Origin: France, ca. 1970s. Finger Size: 54/55 (European), 7-1/8 (American). Band Width: 1/2”. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: diamond, .20 carat; ruby, .32 carat. Weight: 15.7 grams.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1950 item #1368823
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$1,250.00
A particularly fine gentleman’s ring in 14K yellow gold, the top set with alternating round cut rubies and brilliant round cut diamonds in star settings. Gypsy-set rings were first popular in the Victorian era, but reappeared in the 1930s and 40s, sometimes with the addition of star settings. The rubies are natural, without evidence of treatment, and are color-graded as medium dark slightly brownish strongly purplish-red (stpR 6/2) and clarity-graded as eye-clean. The diamonds are H/VS1. The ring has substantial weight and is comfortable to wear. The inside of the shank is marked 14K.

Origin: America, ca. 1940. Condition: excellent. Size: 5/16” wide. Finger Size: 9. Weight: 10.2 grams. Approximate Total Gemstone Weight: diamond, .60 ct; ruby, .70 ct.