Sterling vermeil clip 3" long x 1 1/2" wide with hinged clip earrings. Lots going on here: sword, shield, swirling banners with tiny clear rhinestones and faux pearls. Very three dimensional.
Elegant vermeil brooch from the 1940s. Large crystal stone and clear pave rhinestones. 2 1/2" by 1 3/4" approximately.
Adorable cornucopias full of oranges, pears, tomatoes, carrots,leaves and more. Just plain fun. Clips 2" long, 1 1/2" at widest and 3/4" at deepest. Slip on earrings 1 1/4" long, 3/4" wide and 1/2" deep. This set did not pass my Bakelite test, but it may be Bakelite because the test is not fool proof.
Interesting combination of magenta and purple, this set is of composition beads in various sizes and shapes. Knotted throughout, the two necklace strands measure 26 1/2" and 29". The clasp is rhinestone. Complimentary clip earrings(with beautiful Haskell style backs) measure 1 1/2" by 1" approximately.
Real amethyst crystals surrounded by chunky gold plate. Brooch has gold leaf pattern with prong set clear rhinestones, 2" by 1 3/4". Clip earrings have gold nugget look, 1" by 3/4".
This humorous, mustached character has a mischievous glint in his amber colored rhinestone eyes. Gold plated, heavy and very three dimensional. Pendant 3 1/2" long, 2" at widest, 1" at deepest. Chain 23 1/2".
Beautiful striped agate mounted in sterling silver and gold. The back of the mounting is silver and the top edges are gold. There are no hallmarks, so the brooch is probably American or a custom-made English piece. It retains its original clasp. 1.25"x1.5"
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.
Lovely Art Deco quadruple strand necklace composed of white seed beads flanking two lapis lazuli hemispheres alternating with three rings of channel-set paste.
Origin: American, ca. 1925. Condition: excellent. Size: 15" long.
Lovely bar pin in lapiday-cut banded agate. The strong malachite green color is very unusual and striking. The mountings are gold filled. The back retains the original "C" clasp and tube hinge.
Origin: Scotland, mid 19th century. Condition: small flakes on the back sides of three corners (only faintly visible from the front when inspected closely). Size: 2-1/4" long.
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...
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)...
Wonderful 19th century gilt metal chatelaine on a ring, comprising a gilt metal double fruit knife, ribbon puller in the form of a stork (with a mummy case but no mummy!), a mummy case with a mummy inside, a pencil holder (with pencil), and a scent bottle (no stopper). There's light wear to the gilt on the high points, but it's a charming antique piece -- a mix of Egyptian revival and art nouveau that works! Measures 6 inches at its longest; the scent bottle measures 2 3/8 inches long...
Handpainted portrait miniature on porcelain of a young girl holding a small dog, set in a gilt metal frame. Her dress and hair are typical of the Biedermeier period; she wears a red dress with white collar and a blue shawl, and her hair is styled around her ears. She stands next to an ivy-covered wall and before a background of trees and cloudy sky. Probably German. Measures 1.5 inches by 1.2 inches. Condition: very good.
From a TROCADERO Customer..."I believe the tiffany piece with a heart that you said is a money clip is a bookmark and the hole at the end is where a ribbon would be attached to mark the page even further". This Seller described as follows: Must call this Piece a Money Clip by TIFFANY & COMPANY. Saying that since haven't seen another of these in the 18 years this Seller has been in the Estate Jewelry and Silver Business. Feels Too Heavy to be worn as a Tie Bar...
This is typical fine work by Hobe. The leaves and bow are layered. The roses go a step further by having individual petals wrap to form a circle just as real roses do. The semi-triangular plaque with the rectangular bottom marked Hobe, sterling, 1/20 14k, indicates that this brooch is lovely older Hobe dating between 1918 and 1932. 3" long.1 1/2" wide. 1/2" deep.
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".
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.