Kensington House Antiques and Sterling Silver Kensington House
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1920 item #38494
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Very nice Victorian 14 karat yellow gold stickpin in the shape of a horseshoe, set with nine seed pearls. Marked "14K".

Origin: America, circa 1900. Condition: excellent. Size: 2" long.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1920 item #38481
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Lovely Edwardian bar pin of 10K white laid over 10K yellow gold, beautifully worked in an ornate filigree and millegrained pattern, centering a 1-pt. round brilliant-cut diamond. The back is marked "10K" and also has a maker's mark.

Origin: America, circa 1910. Condition: excellent, all original. Size: 2-9/32" long.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Retro : Pre 1940 item #36142
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Very nice 14 karat yellow and rose gold brooch in the Retro Modern style, set with a single deeply lustrous 4.5mm pearl. The circle is rose gold, and the leaves are a slightly green-tinted yellow gold. The interplay of gold colors is a signature of period Retro Modern jewelry. The back is marked by the jeweller, A. J. Hedges & Co.

Origin: Newark, NJ, circa 1935. Condition: virutally mint, all original. Size: 1-11/16" x 1-1/8".

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #27709
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Elegant 18 karat yellow gold brooch/pendant set with eighteen rose-cut diamonds totalling approximately 1/4 carat. A single prong-set diamond of approximately 3 points is suspended from a ribbon-like motif set with seventeen diamonds ranging from approximately 1 to 2 points each. The reverse is hallmarked for London, 1849.

The piece is in original condition, except that the original c-clasp was replaced with a modern, non-gold clasp (this could be reversed fairly easily). Size: 3/4" x 13/16".

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #27477
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Very fine Victorian gold brooch composed of a coral bar surmounted by a gold grapevine motif, all against a scalloped-edge gold plaque, hung with three cone-shaped gold pendants. The back retains the original tube hinge and c-clasp. There is also a ring for attaching a safety chain. The brooch was made by Ball, Black and Company of New York City.

An matching brooch is in Martha Fales collection of important American jewelry at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The museum's collection, comprising approximately 140 pieces, is considered the world's finest collection of American jewelry. The brooch, with matching earrings and studs is pictured on page 136 of the April 2002 edition of "The Magazine Antiques."

Origin: New York, circa 1860-70. Condition: excellent. Size: 1-1/8" x 1-1/2".

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Modernism : Pre 1960 item #23335
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Sterling silver and 14 karat gold bangle bracelet, set with three pearls and three rubies, each mounted in yellow gold. The gems are set equidistant from one another. The pearls are deeply lustrous and have a fine, faint pink tint. The pear-shaped rubies are also of good color and clarity. The pearls are 6mm in diameter; the rubies are approximately 4mm x 2mm. Ca. 1950's.