Victorian Diamond and Ruby Snake Bracelet

… bracelet with gold scaled body, with an old-mine diamond and ruby head and tail set in silver.

English, ca. 1880

$42,000

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Victorian Alexandrite and Diamond Ring

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Victorian three stone ring set with an oval alexandrite and two old European cut diamonds, set in a carved gold mount.

Alexandrite is a rare, color-changing form of chrysoberyl. Depending on the light source, the stone changes color, ranging from green to red. Discovered in the emerald mines of Russia’s Ural Mountains in 1830, the stone was named after the young Alexander II, as it was discovered on the future czar’s twelfth birthday. The stone’s colors coincidentally matched the colors of the Russian Imperial Guard, and so it became the national stone of Imperial Russia. Natural alexandrite is quite rare. Primarily found in Russia, deposits were also later found in Sri Lanka and Brazil.

English, ca. 1890.

$42,000

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Mid-century Sapphire and Diamond Floral Clip Earrings

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Mid-century sapphire and diamond floral clip earrings, set in platinum.

English, ca. 1950.
Length: 1 inch

$14,000

These are available for purchase in the ALVR shop.

These earrings appear in our clip on earrings video on our videos page.

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Victorian Peridot and Diamond Pendant

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Victorian pendant with radiant-cut peridot accented with four old mine diamonds, suspending a fancy-cut peridot drop, set in silver and gold.

The bright, green stone peridot has long been associated with light, with the ancient Egyptians calling it “the gem of the sun.” Beliefs in its protective powers persisted through the ages – worn around the neck or bound to the left arm, peridot became an amulet against evil spirits, night terrors, and sorcery. Superstitions aside, it’s a beautiful stone!

English, ca. 1880.
Length: 1 1/2 inches

$6,900

This item is available for purchase in the ALVR shop.

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Vintage 1950s Aquamarine and Diamond Necklace

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Fancy-cut aquamarine and diamond necklace set in white gold.

English, ca. 1950.
Length: 16 1/2 inches

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Victorian Gold Bird Nest Earrings

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Antique 15k gold pendant earrings designed as birds in filigree nests with forget-me-nots, accented with natural pearls and cabochon rubies. These earrings are featured on our videos page.

English, ca. 1870.
Length: 2 in.

$10,800

These earrings are available for purchase in the ALVR shop. 

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Victorian Diamond Fish Brooch

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Pavé diamond trout brooch set in silver and gold.

English, ca. 1890.
Length: 1 1/2 in.

$9,400

This item is available for purchase in the ALVR shop.

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Antique Green Garnet and Diamond Grasshopper Brooch

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Demantoid garnet and diamond grasshopper brooch set in gold and platinum.

English, ca. 1900.
Length: 1 1/4 in.

$12,000

This item is available for purchase in the ALVR shop.

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Antique Enamel and Gold Tassel Earrings

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Pair of blue engine-turned enamel earrings ornamented with spiraling diamonds, and fringe of gold tassels.

English, ca. 1870
Length: 2 1/4  inches

$38,000

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Victorian Woven Pinchbeck Necklace

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Victorian filigree pinchbeck woven rope necklace.

Pinchbeck is a brass alloy imitating gold and invented by the English clockmaker Christopher Pinchbeck (1670-1732) in the 1720s.

English, ca. 1850
Length: 19 inches

$8,800

This item is available for purchase in the ALVR shop.

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Dorrie Nossiter Arts and Crafts Earrings

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Arts and Crafts flower petal cluster earrings set in silver with a large zircon, citrines, pearl and
pink tourmalines.

Dorrie Nossiter, English, ca. 1930.
Length: 1 ½ in.

Dorrie Nossiter (1893-1977) was an English jewelry designer working in the Arts and Crafts movement. Her work is characterized by floral motifs with curved lines and colorful gemstones. She studied at the Municipal School of Art in Birmingham from 1910-1914. She exhibited at London’s Walker Galleries from 1935-1939 and was among four women featured. For more info see our Dorrie Nossiter video on our videos page.

$8,500

This item is available for purchase in the ALVR shop.

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Contemporary Turquoise Bead Necklace

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Turquoise, ruby, and diamond bead necklace.

English, ca. 1990.
Length: 55 inches

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