The lovely Azurite gem in this silver ring is the perfect combination of blues and greens. The shadow setting sets the gem off beautifully. Vintage 1950's-60's south west. Fab.
Details...Currently a size 6, this ring comes with one free sizing. The top measures 1.36" x .74", and 3.5mm band.View full product details
It's the simple things that make beauty. This necklace holds a naturally beautiful agate in a cut back collet frame. Cut back collets were popular in the 18th and early 19th century, a forerunner of the modern prong setting. They were created by cutting away gold from a thick bezel thus forming "tines" that come up over the stone. The process of removing metal rather than adding it allows you to see the tool marks and the simple beauty of hand crafting. The agate in this piece is lovely earth tones, which are complemented by the rich gold. The pendant dates from the early 1800's and the chain is new.
Details.....The agate pendant measures 1.54" x 1.06" and the chain is 18" long. The gold in the pendant is 18k and the chain is 14k. It is in lovely condition.View full product details
These Garnets. Calibré cut to snuggle together and curve around in this gold horseshoe brooch. The lovely 14k gold is made not only to hold the deep red gems but to show them off, each stone a unique beauty. As in the late 1800's we at GSL are also obsessed with horseshoe shaped jewels.
Details..... The brooch measures 1" x 1.2"View full product details
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From our collection of Victorian Mourning jewelry comes this Fabulous ring in 18k gold with woven hair and an enameled plaque set with 3 natural pearls.
I wonder from the design of the cutouts in the band, which resemble Victorian playing card suits if this ring was made in Remembrance of a card player. It may be just a whimsy on my part. This rich yellow gold ring is hallmarked on the inside with English Hallmarks for Chester, 18k, and a date mark for 1887.
The Victorians held great meaning in symbolism and that is reflected in the use of colors and gems in mourning pieces. The Pearls on this ring represent tears for the loss of a loved one, and the black enamel is for mourning, the loved ones hair is plaited and placed in the band, visible thru the cutouts in the shapes of diamonds and clubs.
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Materials: 18k yellow gold, enamel. natural pearls, Human hair.
Measurements: .25" wide
Size: Finger size 6, cannot be resized.
Condition: Very good with some wear, and scratching to the enamel.View full product details
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