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There are few pieces of jewellery more elegant than a collar, and here is a magnificent antique collar that looks and sits perfect around the neck and has such a graceful look to it that will always be admired. Made in the Victorian era in the 1880's, this antique collar was made in 9 carat rose and yellow gold and has the distinct advantage of easily being able to be worn showing either side. With one side displaying the rose gold sections with a somewhat segmented design and the other side completely plain, the collar is fitted with a large bolt ring at one end which can be worn at the front as a feature or at the the back, can have something hanging off it such as a locket or seal, or its extension piece to either add length, or to hang from with a piece of jewellery at the bottom such as a locket as shown in one of the additional images. (Locket is available to purchase separately and is not included in the sale of this collar.) From end to end the collar measures 43.5cm and the extension piece with its own bolt ring to attach something to measures an additional 4.1cm. This is such a versatile antique collar that can truly be worn so many different ways and no matter which way you choose to wear it, there is no doubt that it will always be loved and admired. Stock# ES9410 Circa: 1880 $5,800 (Collar only - locket is additional and priced at $2,800 and is available here: https://www.kalmarantiques.com.au/product/antique-photo-locket-set-with-a-european-cut-diamond/
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Collars as the name implies, sit around the neckline, and here is a truly exceptional antique collar that dates from the Victorian period of the 1880's and is truly exceptional and so beautiful to admire from near or far. Made in 15 carat gold, the collar was so thought out when it was made by having the long links have a curve to them to allow it to sit perfectly around the neck and thanks to the rich colour from the gold, will make this piece stand out no matter where or when it is worn. The design of these links is just extraordinary and the detail is captivating and made all the more wonderful when you consider that it was made well over 140 years ago. The long links are all connected by oval links that measure 14.8mm and from end to end the collar measures 40cm in length and has a very discreet clasp that closes into itself. From near or far, there is no doubt that this is one of the most exceptional gold collars out there, and one that is a true treasure. Stock# ES7546 Circa: 1880 $10,800
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Here is a truly spectacular antique necklace that is not only made in Whitby jet, but also has seven panels of hand carved cameos that makes this necklace stand out like no other. Whitby jet is a fossilized material of a tree called the Araucaria Tree which is also known as the Monkey Puzzle tree. Dense black in colour â€“ which is where the term â€śJet blackâ€ť came from â€“ the best material has always come from the town of Whitby in England, where it was mostly depleted by the end of the 20th century. With a wonderful tactile feel to it, the largest piece in the centre measures 35.2mm in length and the smallest oval pieces near the end 27.7mm in length. The round piece at the very ends measure 15mm in diameter, and laid out from end to end, it measures 40cm in length and sits so beautifully around the neck. This is the style of piece that will make any woman walk tall and feel so proud to wear this. The shell cameos depict various scenes such as St George slaying the dragon and The Three Graces. The way the soft colouring from the shell cameo is set into the black of the Whitby jet, really makes each piece compliment one another, and there is no doubt that whenever and wherever this necklace is worn, it will always get the attention that it rightly deserves. As beautiful and elegant today as when it was made 140 years ago, this Whitby jet and cameo necklace is just divine. Stock# ES3448 Circa: 1880 $Sold.
When this antique collar is around your neck, it will surprise so many people when they find out that it is 140 years old, and that it is not only in wonderful condition, but still looks as fashionable today as when it was made in the 19th century. Made in 15 carat gold, it measures 45cm in length and sits perfectly around the neck. Able to easily support a locket or left on its own, it is the perfect piece of jewellery to wear for any occasion, as well as any time of the day or night. Designed with round links that measure 7.7mm wide, they are connected by those gorgeous oval links that measure 3.5mm wide and feel wonderful to touch, let alone as it sits on the neckline. With a gorgeous rich colour to it, this is such an elegant antique collar that will always be loved and admired. Stock# ES9041 Circa: 1880 $5,250
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This antique collar has such a wonderful solid heft to it that combined with the intricate details of the links, makes it a truly exceptional collar and one of the finest around. Collars have been popular for centuries, originating as far back as Egyptian times, and this one made in sterling silver dates from the Victorian period of the 1880's, and sits so comfortably around the neck. Measuring 50.5cm in length, at one end is a bolt ring which can be placed at the back of the neck, at the front on its own, or used to attach a locket or seal to. The round links measure 18.1mm in diameter and those beautiful oval links each with so much detail measure 10.1mm wide. The detail is so beautiful and will have people admiring this collar from near or far. It is incredible to think that this collar was made over 140 years ago, yet still looks as beautiful today as when it was made. Stock# ES9016 Circa: 1880 $2,600
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Antique collars look so amazing around the neck, and can so easily be worn day or night, and here is a very elegant antique collar that was made in sterling silver in the late Victorian period of the 1890's. Measuring 47.5cm in length, at the end is a bolt ring which can be placed at the back of the neck, at the front on its own, or used to attach a locket as can be seen in one of the images. Measuring 1.8cm wide, collars are so versatile for any time of the day or night and suit any woman of any age and can so easily be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. In wonderful condition, this antique collar is as beautiful today as when it was made over 130 years ago. ***Please note that the locket attached in one of the images, is not included in the sale of the collar, but is there to show how it looks with a locket. Click here to view the locket pictured: https://www.kalmarantiques.com.au/product/antique-sterling-silver-photo-locket-made-in-the-1890s/ *** Stock# U057 Circa: 1890 $1,550
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Collars sit so beautifully around the neck and are perfect to wear during the day and well into the evening, and here is a lovely antique sterling silver collar made in the Victorian era of the 1890's. Measuring 46.5cm in length and the links 1cm wide, every second link is beautifully hand engraved which adds to the charm and character of it. This is so comfortable to wear all the time, and as it is also fitted with a bolt ring, this can be placed at the back or worn at the front as a feature and of course have a lovely antique locket attached to make a real statement piece. With a look, feel and style to it that belies its age, this antique locket will be the perfect accessory for any woman of any age. Stock# ES8626 Circa: 1890 $Sold
Collars have been around since ancient Egyptian times, and look stunning on the neck, and here is a very elegant antique rose gold collar made in the late Victorian era of the 1890's. More often found in sterling silver, it is wonderful to find a genuine antique collar in gold. The colour of the 9 carat rose gold has that lovely warm tone to it that looks so beautiful against the skin, and this collar can be worn as it is, or with the addition of a locket connected to the bolt ring. Measuring 47.5cm in length, this sits perfectly on the neckline and is made of such a lovely design that feels so tactile to the touch. With the widest links measuring 9.4mm wide, this collar can be worn during the day and well into the evening. Stock# ES8691 Circa: 1890 $Sold.
Here is an incredibly beautiful very wide antique collar made in 15 carat gold in the 1880's that looks and feels incredible on the neckline. Collars have been around since Egyptian times and became very popular in the Victorian era when this one was made. Measuring 21.9mm wide, this is much wider than most collars and the centre links have such a beautiful design that accentuate the collar as a whole. From end to end the collar measures 44cm and is fitted with the most incredible bolt ring to join the collar together, this ring has a very secure screw fitting to prevent it inadvertently opening, and can be worn at the back or the front to make a feature of it at the front. When worn at the front, it can then easily hold a locket to make this collar stand out even more. This collar feels so incredibly tactile and looks and feels amazing on the neckline where it will no doubt always get the attention and admiration that it rightly deserves. Stock# ES8603 Circa: 1880 $11,250
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Perfect for any occasion and time of the day or night, this hand engraved sterling silver collar from the Victorian era dates from the 1880's and not only looks magnificent, but sits perfectly on the neckline where it will always be admired. With each link so beautifully hand engraved, the quality and detail that can be achieved from hand engraving is far superior to machine engraving often seen today. To think that each link was engraved by hand would have come to to an immense amount of time and the patience and skill to complete this would have no doubt been immense. With the widest parts measuring 2.1cm wide, the collar measures 45.5cm in length and is fitted with a bolt ring that can be placed at the back or worn at the front and have for example a lovely large antique silver locket attached. Still in wonderful condition even after 140 years has passed, this antique collar is so beautiful and attractive. Stock# ES8594 Circa: 1880 $Sold.
Collars go back as far as Egyptian times and look amazing around the neck, and here is a very elegant 15 carat gold antique collar from the Victorian era of the 1880's. Still as beautiful today as when it was made, it is incredible to think that this is approximately 140 years old and is still not only in superb condition, but can so easily be worn with both modern and antique jewellery. With a lovely soft colour coming from the 15 carat gold, the collar measures 48cm in length and at the widest sections, measure 8.8mm in width. Fitted with a bolt ring that will easily accommodate a plethora of items to hand such as a locket, pendant or a seal, it also has such a graceful look left on its own. So comfortable and easy to wear during the day and well into the night, this antique collar has such a royal look and feel to it, that will make any woman walk tall with this around her neck. Stock# ES8312 Circa: 1880 $5,400
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Collars where popular towards the late Victorian period of the later part of the 1800's and where more often than not made in sterling silver, so it is very rare to find one in gold and even rarer to find one not only with its gold locket, but that locket set with diamonds as we have here with this incredible and very rare 18ct antique diamond collar with the morning glory flower design on each of the links. Sitting so elegantly on the neckline, this antique collar dates from the 1880's and measures 43cm from end to end, with each link measuring 1.4cm wide. When you feel this collar on your neck or even holding it in the palm of your hand, it feels so lovely and tactile and is just so charming with the morning glory flowers on each link. Representing love or morality in Victorian times, it was just another way to show ones love for another without making it overly public. Then leading down to the front is not only a very romantic heart shaped padlock connecting both ends, and not only is it displaying the most exquisite details, but there are two more very important features to it. Firstly it is set with a total of twenty two antique cut diamonds that total an impressive 3.07 carats and really sparkle incredibly. To find an antique collar is rare, but to find on set with diamonds really takes it to another level. Then secondly turning the padlock over reveals a locket compartment for a photo of a loved on to wear close to your heart. Once in a while an antique piece of jewellery comes along that is like no other, and this diamond set antique gold collar is really just one of those pieces. Stock# ES6671 Circa: 1880 $Sold.