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Antique collars look as spectacular now as when they were made over a century ago and here is a gorgeous French antique silver collar from the 1880's that will always look so incredible on the neck. More details coming soon......... Stock# ES6877 Circa: 1880 $1,750
Mourning jewellery was actually a beautiful way to remember the passing of a loved one, and here is a very beautiful antique white mourning ring of an unwed woman. More commonly found in black enamel, the white enamel means that this young lady was unmarried when she died at the age of 23 in 1777. In the centre, this mourning ring has an urn being a typical motif for mourning rings and the enamel border spells out " Eliz Bryant OB 14 Apr 1777 AE 23". This allows us to hold in our hand and wear on our finger a ring that is so much more personal now that we know who this ring was made for. The oval top measures 15.1mm by 13.5mm across and the ring is made in 18ct gold and the smooth top and band really feel so lovely on the finger. While some may consider a mourning ring as morbid, they were in fact a celebration of ones life and although this woman did pass away at a young age which is always a terrible shame, at least her memory can live on in this beautiful Georgian mourning ring. Stock# ES6810 Circa: 1777 $
Here is a very elegant and classic antique 5 stone diamond engagement ring that sits perfectly on the finger and will always be loved and admired. Hand made in 18ct yellow gold and with platinum claws holding the diamonds, there are five vibrant European cut diamonds that sparkle magnificently. The European cut diamonds have 58 facets like a modern round brilliant cut diamonds, but with slightly different angles and all the charm and character of being cut by hand over 100 years ago. The diamonds total 1.76 carats and are H in colour and Vs to Si in clarity and being claw set allows the maximum amount of light to reflect through the diamonds making them sparkle even more. From one diamond across to the other this distance measures 19.6mm across by 5.1mm wide at the centre and sits perfectly on the finger making it such a wonderful example of an antique engagement ring. Antique diamond engagement rings are always so popular and sought after and this one sits so well on the finger and will easily accommodate a wedding band along side. Stock# ES6807 Circa: 1910 $9,200
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Opening this box reveals the most gorgeous pen set from the Art Deco era of the 1930â€™s and has such a refined and elegant charm to it made all the more wonderful when you see it either in or out of its original fitted box. This exquisite set includes a retractile pencil, fountain pen, seal and inkwell. The nib for the fountain pen was made in 14ct gold plated by the British company William Mitchell, and all the other sections of the set â€“ the pencil, the calligraphy pen, the inkwell and the seal are all made in 900 grade silver that has been gilded the most beautiful colour. All of the pieces are set with pearls and blue paste stones in a gorgeous star pattern. The pencil measures 15.4cm in length, the calligraphy pen 16cm, the seal 6.6cmtall and the gorgeous inkwell a mere 3cm tall with the lid closed. The top of the seal does have a small dent, however this does not take away from the beauty of the set as a whole. Such a gorgeous set like this takes you back to a time gone by and this is without a doubt the most charming pen set that we have ever had. Stock# ES6780 Circa: 1930 $2,100
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Shakudo is an alloy of gold and copper, usually having around 4 to 10% gold and 90 to 96% copper, and here is a stunning antique Japanese Shakudo necklace. Originally designed for swords such as the katana (long sword) fittings and other pieces such as the kozuka (the grip of a small knife) Japanese swords, after the end of the samurai class grew obsolete, the shakudo masters turned their attention to jewellery. Dating from the Meiji period of the late 1800's, this necklace is set with twenty seven shakudo panels leading to a central one from which the butterfly is suspended. The pieces have such motifs as the crane which stood for good fortune and longevity because of its fabled life span of a thousand year, butterflies which stood for many things including the cycle of life and the happiness of a young girl including wishing a woman a happy wedding and life, temples for obvious connection with Japanese religion of Buddhism and Shinto beliefs. Laid out from end to end, the necklace measures 51cm in length and the butterfly itself measures 4.1cm wide and really makes such an elegant statement to an already incredible necklace. The way the pieces seem to lead the eye to the butterfly is just wonderful and this is such an elegant necklace that is not pretentious or ostentatious in the slightest. Stunning from end to end, this antique Japanese Shakudo necklace is just perfect. Stock# ES6875 Circa: 1880 $1,900
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The designs of many rings from the 1920's to the 1940's Art Deco era resulted in some fabulous designs and here is a wonderful platinum Art Deco emerald and diamond ring that looks spectacular on the finger. The way this ring has a curve to it really accentuates the design even further as does the five row design set with diamonds. In the five rows there are a total of forty diamonds and on each shoulder are a further three diamonds. The sparkle from these diamonds is just beautiful and the diamonds total 0.46 carats and the design and the diamonds all go to beautifully highlight the natural Colombian emerald in the centre. With a vibrant green colour and wonderful transparency, the emerald measures 0.46 carats and looks so beautiful in the pure white setting of the platinum. Measuring 11.6mm wide by 16.7mm in length, when you look at the ring from the side you will note that it has a wonderful curve to it that shows how much thought was put into hand making this ring all those years ago and shows just why there is nothing quite like a genuine Art Deco ring. From all angles, this is a magnificent example of a platinum Art Deco emerald and diamond ring that will always be loved and admired. Stock# ES6803 Circa: 1920 $12,800
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Albertina's were originally designed to hold a ladies pocket watch at one end and secure it to an outfit, however today they are more commonly worn as bracelets and here is a very beautiful antique rose gold Albertina dating from the 1880â€™s that will look so beautiful worn on the wrist, or attached to a chain to wear around the neck which is another option.
Made in 9ct rose gold it has 5 rows of very attractive chain with a gorgeous hand carved section in the centre. The detail on both sides is just incredible and you can see how much attention to detail went into just this section all those years ago. At one end is the swivel clip which easily connects to the section at the other end and drapes beautifully around the wrist. Laid out from end to end the it measures 20cm and feels so beautiful on the wrist or can easily be attached to a chain and worn around the neck as another alternative. This is such an attractive antique Albertina that is wonderful as a bracelet, necklace or to attach to a ladies fob watch and has such a delightful feminine look and feel to it. Stock# ES6772 Circa: 1880 $3,350
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The Omega Constellation is this watch that is fitted with the highest grade movements produced by Omega, and here is one of the rarest models of Omega Constellations, a very beautiful and rare vintage 18ct Omega constellation Grand Luxe reference 168.002. In superb condition, this Omega Constellation was made in 1966 and is all in solid 18ct yellow gold including the equally as rare original Omega Reinhor band. Not only is the case and band solid 18ct yellow gold, but the dial itself is also 18ct gold and the index markers made of black onyx. With the date window at 3 o'clock and centre sweep seconds, this is such a handsome and elegant watch to wear all the time and combined with the fabulous semi-extending Reinhor bracelet which stretches and extends, this is such a comfortable watch to wear. Measuring 34mm across plus the Omega Constellation crown, inside is the brilliant and highly accurate Chronometer rated 24 jewelled automatic Omega calibre 561 that runs perfect and comes with our twelve month warranty. If you have been after a rare and very collectable Omega Constellation, then you would be hard pressed to find a more rarer one than this. Stock# W688cc Maker: Omega Model: Omega constellation Grand Luxe reference 168.002 Circa: 1966 $19,850
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The Retro period of the 1950's post-war period resulted in some fabulous designs in jewellery being created and here is a wonderful rose gold Retro era diamond ring that will look so good on any finger no matter the time of day or night. Made in 14ct rose gold, this colour of gold was also popular during the 1950's and has such a wonderful warm colour to it that looks so good on its own and of course in this ring is highlighted with the sparkle of diamonds. The three diamonds total 0.45 carats and the setting at the top measures 16.5mm by 6.6mm and then looking from the side you will see such beautiful work to show the quality of the ring. 1950's Retro diamond rings a re so beautiful and unique and this one is certainly no exception. Stock# T152 Circa: 1950 $2,250
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Mourning rings of years gone by were actually a beautiful way to remember the passing of a loved on as there was of course no computers or photography, and here is a very beautiful antique mourning ring made in the Georgian period of 1808. Set with woven hair surrounded by black enamel, the black enamel signifies that this is a mourning ring and this is further made more personal by the hand engraved inscription under the ring. It is engraved with "Eliz h (Elizabeth) Wallman ob Feb 24th 1808 Ae (Age) 62. The top of the ring measures 14.4mm across by 12.4mm and the ring is made in 9ct rose gold with the colour of the gold having such a wonderful warm colour to it. A wonderful antique Georgian mourning ring that is still in incredible condition even well after 200 years later. Stock# ES6662 Circa: 1808 $1,850
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Perfect for a dining table, this antique Victorian silver plate comport will look so beautiful and get the attention that it rightly deserves. Made in the 1890's, this gorgeous silver plate centerpiece is made with a dog running around the base and the detail in the dog is just wonderful and brings to life this piece. On the top sits the original coloured glass bowl perfect to fill with fruit or sweets and this bowl measures 22cm in diameter. Standing 23.5cm tall, this antique comport will always look so beautiful and really complete any dining table. Stock# T141 Circa: 1890 $1,650 - Interstate and international delivery available with price upon request.
Perfect for any finger including making a gorgeous engagement ring, this Art Deco sapphire and diamond ring will always look absolutely stunning and always be admired. Beautifully hand made in 18cy yellow gold and platinum in the early part of the Art Deco era of the 1920's, the scalloped design alone is just gorgeous and when it is set with sapphires and diamonds, makes it truly spectacular. There are three larger diamonds in the centre surrounded by sapphires, however look closely and you will see that there are three round sapphires on each side of the centre diamond and eight square cut diamonds at the top and bottom. It is this combination of sapphire cuts that shows how much attention to detail went into making this ring all those years ago. The diamonds total 0.44 carats and the sapphires 0.28ct and the ring itself measures 17.2mm in length by 10.6mm wide and sits perfectly on the finger. Art Deco sapphire and diamonds are just wonderful to admire and wear and this one is certainly no exception. Stock# ES1079 Circa: 1920 $Sold.