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Jewellery by David Anderson has become synonymous with quality and is not only very beautiful but also highly collectable and sought after, and here is a lovely vintage enamel butterfly that is destined to always be loved and admired every single time that it is worn. Dating from the 1930's, the brooch measures 44mm across by 28mm and the purple enamel is so vivid and highlighted perfectly by the orange and green. Even the body of the butterfly has enamel and the overall look and feel of this brooch is just wonderful. With a beautiful smooth feel to it, this is a wonderful example of a beautiful brooch by David Anderson that will no doubt always be loved and cherished. Stock# ES9046 Maker: David Andersen. Circa: 1930 $Sold
Still in wonderful condition and so vibrant even after all these years, there is no doubt that this vintage enamel butterfly brooch will always be loved and admired every single time that it is worn and will be the perfect accessory to any outfit. Made in Norway in in the 1930's by Hroar Prydz, the brooch measures 44mm across by 28mm and has so much detail in the colours including down the body of the butterfly that show the quality of this brooch. With such a smooth and tactile feel to it, this vintage butterfly brooch will always look perfect no matter the outfit it is being worn on. Stock# ES9050 Circa: 1930 Maker: Hroar Prydz $Sold
A vesta case is a box that was used to hold the earlier friction matches that could easily be lit by striking them against nearly any surface. This one here dates from the late Victorian era when they were most popular and is not only made in sterling silver but also has the panels in agate that not only looks amazing but has such a smooth tactile feel to the fingertip. Measuring 4.4cm by 3.1cm by 1.1cm thick, the top hinges open to allow the matches to sit inside and the base as well as one side was designed to allow the match to easily be struck and lit. With a gorgeous look and feel to it, this antique vesta case will always be a wonderful and exciting talking point. Stock# ES9172 Circa: 1890 $Sold.
Bohemian garnets have such a deep rich intense colour that look even more amazing when grouped together in jewellery such as in this gorgeous antique Bohemian garnet necklace. Made in silver gilt in the late 1800,s, the necklace sits perfectly around the neck and it is incredible how well it captures the light and will always be admired day or night. Measuring 45cm in length, from where the garnets start at one end across to the other, this distance measures 30cm and the small drops measure 2cm in length and the largest one in the centre, 3.7cm. The rich deep burgundy-red of the garnets are stunning, and combined with the gorgeous clusters and how perfectly it sits on the neck, this is the perfect piece for any occasion. Stock# U085 Circa: 1890 $Sold.
Here is not only a very elegant antique curb link bracelet, but one that is so much more special than most others out there. To begin with it was made in 15 carat gold whereas most curb link bracelets were made in 9 carat gold. 15 carat gold has a lovely warm tone to it, and was used in Australia and England making it harder to come by than 9 or 18 carat gold pieces. Made by one of Australia's most prolific jeweller, Duggin, Shappere and Co. This esteemed jewellery company became well known for their high quality jewellery from the late 19th to early 20 centuries. Then there is the condition of the bracelet itself. It is in truly exceptional condition with no wear to any of the links. The links measure 9.2mm wide and are not only in superb condition, but also each are individually stamped with Duggin, Shappere & Co's stamp of an anchor on one of the end links along with the Australian stamp for 15 carat gold, being the "15" as well as the sheep. And to complete with entire package, the heart shaped padlock is also stamped with their makers mark as well as gold carat stamps. Measuring 19.8cm in length and fitted with a safety chain, on or off the wrist, this is a fabulous antique bracelet that it so beautiful for so many reasons and a real treasure to find. Stock# U117 Maker: Duggin, Shappere & Co Circa: 1910 $Sold
The Retro period followed the Art Deco era and produced lovely jewellery often in large bold designs that look absolutely fabulous such as this amazing Retro bracelet made in France in the 1940's. Made in 18 carat yellow gold, the design of the bracelet allows it to wrap beautifully around the wrist, and once on it looks, sits and feels sensational where it will always get the admiration that it rightly deserves. Measuring 19cm in length, it measures 1.6cm wide and has a beautiful curve to it that feels so sleek and elegant both on and off the wrist. This is the perfect bracelet to wear during the day and well into the evening for that special occasion, and is a real testament to the French jewellers of this wonderful era. Stock# ES8868 Circa: 1940 $Sold.
The turquoise and pearls set into this brooch work so perfectly as a colour combination that is highlighted further by the warm tone from the 9 carat rose gold as well as the design of the brooch itself. Made by the early Australian jewellery firm Duggin, Shappere & Co in the early 1900's, the brooch measures 28.5mm in diameter and is set with three pieces of natural turquoise as well as six seed pearls, three of which are set into a gorgeous star shaped setting. The beautiful flowing design of the brooch as well as its size will so easily allow this brooch to be worn on any outfit day or night and always look perfect. As charming today as when it was made over a century ago, this antique brooch is just perfect. Stock# T518 Maker: Duggin Shappere and Co Circa: 1900 $Sold
Here is such a beautiful chain that has so much character thanks to the fancy sections each set with turquoise to the beautiful colour coming from the rose gold. Dating from the late 1800's, this chain was made in 9 carat rose gold and measures 88cm in length. The sections set with turquoise are so beautiful and are typical in design of Art Nouveau jewellery of this era that adds so much extra charm and character to the necklace. Perfect to wear on its own, it with something attached, this is such an elegant example of a genuine antique necklace that is so versatile to wear for any occasion. Stock# ES7468 Circa: 1895 $Sold.
This antique chain looks and feels amazing around the neck, thanks to the fantastic weight of it combined with the amazing detail in the links. Made in the 1890's, the necklace measures 79cm in length, and as it is fitted with a swivel, it is likely that this chain was originally a much longer guard or muff chain that has been shortened at some time. This does not detract from it one bit, as the links are just amazing to admire from near or far, and besides being painstakingly hand made, the links measure 5.3mm wide. This necklace will certainly stand out from near or far, and can so easily accommodate a pendant or locket of any size to hang from the swivel. Stock# ES8862 Circa: 1890 $Sold.
Here is a truly exception antique music box that was made in the Georgian era in 1816 that has been serviced and sounds as beautiful today as when it was made over 200 years ago. Made in sterling silver, it is astonishing to consider that this was made two centuries ago and not only looks and feels so beautiful to hold, but is just as beautiful to listen to. With a gorgeous tune, it is simply astonishing to think that all of this was made all those years ago, and still works today. The solid sterling silver case was made by the silversmith company Lea & Clark which was founded by William Lea and Francis Clark in 1811 and measures 7cm by 4.5cm by 1.8cm high, turning the case over reveals a hole for winding the movement as well as a discreet slide button to turn the music on or off. When this was made, this would not have been an inexpensive piece, rather something quite important for a well to do family to show off with pride on those special occasions. If this piece could talk, no doubt what wonderful stories it could tell. In full working order, this is a truly exceptional Georgian music box that will still astound all who see and hear it. Stock# W493 Hallmarked: Birmingham 1816 $Sold
An enhancer is a pendant that can easily be opened at the top to allow it to be placed between pearls or other beads, as well as being worn as a traditional pendant on a chain, and here is a lovely vibrant amethyst and diamond enhancer that will look so beautiful no matter how it is worn. Made in 18 carat gold, in the centre is a stunning oval facetted amethyst that measures 10.32 carats and is surrounded by forty eight round brilliant cut diamonds that total 0.24 carats. The combination of such a strong purple being surrounded by the diamonds works perfectly and will certainly make sure that it is admired day or night. Measuring 16.5mm across by 20.6mm or 32.5mm to the top of the bail, this is a perfect and very versatile piece that is perfect for any occasion. Stock# NS270 $Sold
The link design of this antique garnet bracelet is just amazing and allows it to wrap itself around the wrist so elegantly and is then highlighted by the wonderful design set with three cabochon cut garnets in the centre. Made in the Victorian period in the 1870's, the bracelet was made in 15 carat gold and the colour of the gold has such a soft warm tone to it that looks even more beautiful against the skin. The bracelet has such a smooth and tactile feel to it, and measures 17.5cm from end to end, making this is not only a very beautiful bracelet, but one that is so versatile as it can so easily be worn all the time. The three cabochon cut garnets are set into a fancy shape section that has a facetted design to the gold that captures the light even more, and the rich colour of the garnets combined with the incredible link design, all come together to create this wonderful and truly unique bracelet. No matter the time of the day or night, there is little doubt that this bracelet will always be loved and admired for its beauty and elegance. Stock# U103 Circa: 1870 $Sold