E496 Museum Quality, Very Rare, Large Cross Pendant in 22 Karat Gold, Called "Croix "à la Jeanette":


Likely created in Austria, Belgium, Germany or France, not sure because of the absence of hallmarks, which were not uncommon. The design Source of inspiration was Christianity. The pendent was made by the lost wax method of Jewelry design, this method goes back to the middle ages, this cross was made by a master goldsmith.  
The pendant is circa 1750, George II, Early Georgian time period.
The filigree frills of this 22K yellow gold cross are made with great detail. The designed is called "Croix "à la Jeanette" which translates to "Gold Cross".

$2,800.00

BI103 Museum Quality, Sapphire and Pearl Pendant in 18 karat Gold:


This is a handmade Pendant has a circa date of 1855 to 1860. The setting was created by using 18 karat yellow gold and the lost wax method of casting; this is one of a kind pendant in a floral motif. In this period, gold was mixed with platinum by the goldsmiths which made the 24 karat gold stronger. The setting holds sixteen natural Cornflower Blue Sapphires which are hand cut and handset. Also set are 20 seed pearls at 2mm to 1.75 each. To cut gemstones in this period diamonds were used since the diamond with the hardest element.

$2,300.00

E638 Edwardian Diamond Pendant In 18-Karat White Gold:


This diamond Pendants setting is handmade of 18-karat white gold and designed by an American Goldsmith between the years of 1901 and 1915. The substantial gold work was made but the lost wax method of Jewelry design. The motif is a scrolling design, feminine elegant look. The pendant is from the Chadds Ford area in Pennsylvania. The setting holds five hand-cut diamonds; four are 1.5mm, and the Diamond in the dangle weights approximately 30 points of a carat. The center diamond is an Old European cut natural diamond; the smaller diamonds are single cut diamonds.

$1,275.00

E631 Lovely Platinum Diamond Ring circa 1890 to 1920:


The ring setting is handmade of Platinum using the lost wax method. The back of the band of the ring is 14 karat white gold when it was resized in the mid-1980s. The ring is set with 13 hand cut natural Diamonds. The diamonds are hand cut in a round cut in the "Old European" cutting style.
Information on Old European Cut Diamonds:
Until the mid-1900s, if someone needed a diamond, it had to be cut and measured by hand. The diamond cutters at the turn of the century used only their eyes to measure for precision. They cut and polished their diamonds to maximize sparkle against candlelight.

$2,300.00

E582 Elegant, Victorian, Amethyst Heart Ring with Pearls:


The setting is handmade of 15 karat yellow Gold tested, in the design of Heart crowned with Pearls. The Natural Amethyst Heart is hand cut; the heart is a complicated shape to cut because of the angle of the crystal growth. The size of this gemstone is over nine carats in weight and has a great even color throughout the stone. In the Victorian period, the Symbolism of Objects the Heart Shape represented The Center, the Source of Love, the Center of the Soul.

$900.00

E503 Museum Quality, 22 karat yellow Gold Ring, Cannetille Gold Work, set with Natural Pearls, Circa 1830, Late Georgian:


Handmade Gold Cannetille design made of tightly coiled wires. The ring is set with nine 5 mm natural ocean pearls on the outer edge of the rings face. Between the outer pearls and center pearl is a roll of tightly coiled wire, beautiful Cannetille filigree work in a 22-karat wire. The high karat of wire is used because it is softer and more flexible to work in making this elegant design. The rings double band is made of 15 karat yellow gold and is a size 7 1/4.
Information on Cannetille work:

$1,170.00

E502 Museum Quality, 22 karat yellow Gold Brooch, Cannetille Gold Work, set with Natural Pearls, Circa 1830, Late Georgian:


Handmade Gold work Cannetille rosettes made of tightly coiled wires. The brooch is set with twenty-five 3/4 natural ocean pearls of 4.5 mm each in a circle on the outer edge of the brooch. The next circle of fifteen 3/4 pearls and 4 mm each in size a 5/8 cut pearl in the center at 6.5 mm. Between the rows of pearls and the center, pearls are rolls of tightly coiled rosettes, beautiful Cannetille filigree work in the 22-karat wire. The high karat of wire is used because it is softer and more flexible to work in making this elegant design.
Information on Cannetille work:

$3,700.00
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