Jewels Collecting Dust

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Pearl Jewellery

 

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"I cant begin to guess how many times I'd be at a pearl convention  show or an auction when a drop dead gorgous woman

would stun everyone by strutting in, wearing a spectacular strand of pearls. Given the audience at these events every head

would swivel toward the necklace (not the woman).

Within a nanosecond the dealers would have assessed the pearls , orient, lustre, surface quality, size, shape and match - and

if they are as grand as they looked at first blush, the dealers eyes would dilate. Without a moments hesitation the first thing they

would sputter to the woman would be "May I ask the provenance of your pearls" . It was all a game, of course since the dealers

already knew, but a popular diversion nonetheless, since the wearer almost never had a clue"

From Tears of Mermaids - Stephen G Bloom  

 

Gold / Platinum

Hallmarked 9ct Gold Pearl Amethyst Bracelet

Description: Vintage 9ct Gold Uniform Cultured Pearl & Amethyst Triple Row Bracelet 

Code: Pearl.G.Tripleam

Marks: Hallmarked 9ct Gold 

Size: Measures 7 1/2 inches long. Pearl size is 6mm

Date: Mid 20th Century

Weight: Weighs 25.7 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Price: £395.00

Hallmarked 9ct Rose Gold Pearl Fancy Link Chain Necklace  

 

Description: Hallmarked 9ct Rose Gold Fancy Link Chain with Pearls

Code: Pearlfancyneck

Marks: Hallmarked Birmingham

Size: Measures 19 inches long width of chain link is 5mm wide

Date: Modern Hallmark as this was unmarked when I purchased it so was sent to assay office for hallmarking but the chain probably dates back to the 1980's 

Weight: Weighs 15.8 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Price: £450.00

Victorian 18ct Gold Blue Enamel Pearl Brooch

Description: Vintage 18ct Gold Pearl Cluster Brooch with Coblat Blue Enamel & Droppers

Marks: Not Marked

Size: Measures 45mm diamater

Age: Victorian

Weight: Weighs 25.8 grams 

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Code: G

Price: £1995.00

Rare Late 19th Century Hummingbird Feather Picture Brooch with 15ct Gold Pearl Frame

Description: Rare late 19th Century Hummingbird Feather Picture Brooch with 15ct Gold Pearl Frame -

The picture is is made up of hummingbird feathers which were imported from Venezuela.

There are two examples of brooches like this one on display in the collection of the British Museum. In actual fact I think the brooch that i have for sale is nicer than either of them.

The last 5 photos are the two brooches in the collection of the British museum with the informational card by them. I show them for comparison. Sorry the pics are not very good - they were taken with my mobile phone on a visit to the museum.

Marks: Marked 15ct

Size: Measures 35mm x 30mm

Age: Late 19th Century

Weight: Weighs 11.7 grams with safety chain

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Code: G

Price: £1200.00

Victorian 15ct Gold Diamond & Pearl Lavaliere Brooch & Necklace

Description: Victorian 15ct Gold Diamond & Seed Pearl Lavaliere Brooch & Necklace.

Marks: Marked 15ct and Inventory Number X2402

Size:  Measures 20 inches long and drop is 3 inches

Age: Late 19th Century

Weight: 27.9 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: Not For Sale

Edwardian Blue Zircon & Seed Pearl brooch

Description: Edwardian Blue Zircon & Seed Pearl Brooch

Code: Pearlg-12-3-1

Marks: Marked 9ct

Size: Measures 27mm diamater

Date: Early 20th Century

Weight: Weighs 3.9 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition. later Clasp has been added

Status: For Sale

Price: £165.00

Victorian Gold Seed Pearl & Diamond Brooch

Description: Victorian Gold Seed Pearl & Diamond Brooch 

Marks: Not Marked. Acid Tests Gold

Size: Measures 40mm x 32mm

Age: Late 19th Century

Weight: Weighs 16 grams but the brooch does appear to have some weighing on the inside that is not gold and I am unable to remove it to check weight more precisely

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Code: PEARL-10-8-1

Price: £299.00

Edwardian 15ct Gold Seed Pearl Heart Charm Pendant

Description: Edwardian 15ct Gold Seed Pearl Heart & Cross Pendant / Charm

Code: Pearl-11-12-3

Marks: Marked 15ct

Size: Measures 25mm x 14mm

Date: Early 20th Century Edwardian

Weight: Weighs 1.3 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Price: £125.00

Vctorian 15ct Gold Pearl Star Brooch

Description: Victorian 15ct Gold Pearl Star Brooch

Marks: Marked 15ct

Size: Measures 1 4/8 inches diameter

Age: Early 20th Century

Weight: 8.3 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition. Needs a pearl replacement - currently being done

Status: For Sale

Price: £350.00

Vintage Triple Strand Of Uniform Cultured Pearls Platinum Clasp

 

Description: Vintage Triple Row Uniform 7 1/2 mm Cultured Pearls With Platinum Diamond Clasp. Original Box

Marks: Not Marked Clasp Tests As Platinum

Size: Pearls are all 7 1/2 mm. Shortest necklace strand measures 16 1/2 inches long. Clasp measures 3/4 x 1/2 inch.

Age: Early to Mid 20th Century

Weight: 73.6 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Price: £750.00

Vintage 9ct Hallmarked Pearl & Emerald Flower Brooch

Description: Vintage 9ct Hallmarked Pearl & Emerald Flower Brooch

Code: Gem-11-11-1

Marks: English Hallmarked

Size: Measures 28mm x 20mm

Date: Early

Weight: Weighs 3.2 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Price: £195.00

18ct Gold Diamond Emerald Graduated Cultured Saltwater Pearls

Description: Vintage 18ct Gold Diamond Emerald Cultured saltwater Pearls Necklace. Pearl size measures 10mm - 2mm diamater

Code: Pearl-11-12-1

Marks: Marked 18ct on clasp

Size: Measures 18 1/2 inches long

Date: Early to Mid 20th Century

Weight: Weighs 18.2 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Price: £350.00

Victorian Gold Seed Pearl Stars & Crescents Crossover Bangle

 

Description: Victorian Gold Seed Pearl Crossover Bangle Bracelet with Stars and Cresents Design

Marks: Unmarked Tests as gold

Size: Measures 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 but this is a very small size

Age: Victorian

Weight: 5.6 grams

Condition: Good Condition. This is a little out of round and also has a seed pearl missing (currently being replaced)

Code: DG

Price: £185.00

 



Long Double Row Knotted 7 1/2mm Akoya Pearls 9ct GoldAmethyst Clasp

Description: Long Double Row Knotted 7 1/2 mm akoya pearls with 9ct Gold Amethyst Clasp

Marks: Clasp Hallmarked 9ct Gold

Size: Strands Measures 26 & 27 inches long

Age: Mid to Late 20th Century

Weight: Weighs 97.2 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: Not For Sale

Code: DG420

Price: £1000.00

Edwardian 9ct Gold Seed Pearl bar brooch

Description: Edwardian 9ct Gold Bar Brooch

Marks: Marked 9ct

Size: Measures 1 3/4 x 3/4 inches

Age: Edwardian

Weight: 4.0 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition.

Code: G

 Status: For Sale

Price: £150.00

Victorian 9ct Gold Seed Pearl Ruby Brooch

 

Description: Victorian 9ct Gold Seed Pearl Ruby Brooch

Marks: Hallmarked 9ct Gold Birmingham 1890

Size: Measures 30mm diamamter

Age: Late 19th Century

Weight: Weighs 4.9 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition. Original glass backing has been replaced with acrylic disc

Status: For Sale

Code: PEARL-10-8-2

Price: £135.00

9ct Gold Edwardian Seed Pearl Heart Bangle

Description: 9ct Gold Edwardian Seed Pearl Hear Bangle

Marks: Not Marked Acid tests 9ct Gold

Size: This is quite small in size it measures 2 1/8 x 1 7/8 inches

Age: Late 19th / early 20th Century

Weight: Weighs 4.7 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Code: G heartbang

Price: £195.00

Edwardian 15ct Gold Seed pearl Spray Brooch

Description: Edwardian 15ct Gold Seed Pearl Spray Brooch

Marks: Marked 15ct

Size: Measures 2 x 1 inches

Age: Edwardian

Weight: 4.2 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition.

Code: C/S

Status: For Sale

Price: £175.00

Victorian 15ct Gold Pearl Star & Cresent Moon Brooch

 

Description: Victorian 15ct Gold Seed Pearl Star & Cresent Moon Brooch

Marks: Marked 15ct Rd 143233 

Size: Measures 1 1/8 diamater

Age: Late 19th Century

Weight: 3 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

 Status: For Sale

Code: DG361

Price: £135.00

9ct Gold Diamond Seed Pearl Crescent Brooch

Description: Vintage 9ct Gold Diamond Seed Pearl Crescent Brooch

Marks: 9ct  Makers Mark CBS

Size: Measures 1 1/4 inches long

Age: Late 19th Century / Early 20th Century

Weight: 3.7 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Code: DG404

Price: £215.00

 

Silver

Vintage Freshwater River Pearl Necklace

Description: Vintage White Metal Freshwater River Pearl Necklace

Marks: Not Marked

Size: Measures 15 3/4 inches long

Age: Early 20th Century

Weight: 3.3 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Price: £49.00

Vintage Mikimoto Cultured Pearls Double Strand Necklace Sterling Clasp

Description: Vintage Double Row Uniform 5mm Mikimoto Pearls  & Sterling Mikimoto Screw back earrings with 6 1/2 mm pearls

Marks: Marked With Trademark M On Clasp

Size: Shortest strand measures 16 inches long

Age: Early To Mid 20th Century

Weight: Necklace 29.3 grams. Earrings 4.4 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Price: £795.00

Sterling Silver Vermail Cultured Pearl Spikey Brooch

Description: Vintage Sterling Silver Vermail Cultured Pearl Spikey Brooch

Marks: Marked 925S IBCL Sterling Hand Made

Size: Measures 1 1/4 inch diamater

Age: Mid to late 20th century

Weight: Weighs 7.5 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition.

Status: For Sale

Code: S- 12-7-20

Price: £75.00

Sterling Silver Cultured Pearl Brooch

Description: Vintage Sterling Silver Cultured Pearl Brooch 

Marks: Marked "Silver"

Size: Measures 2 x 1 1/2 inches

Age: Mid 20th Century

Weight: Weighs 10.2 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition.

Status: For Sale

Code: S-3-8-2

Price: £65.00

Vintage Very Long Freshwater Seed Pearl Rope Necklace

Description: Vintage Very Long Freshwater Seed Pearl Rope Necklace

Code: Bead-11-12-5

Marks: Not marked

Size: Measures 60 inches long

Date: Late 20th Century

Weight: Weighs 98.8 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition

Status: For Sale

Price: £99.00

Vintage Long Lavender Fresh Water Pearl & Amethyst Lariat Tasselled Necklace

Description: Vintage Long Lavender Freshwater Pearl & Amethyst Lariat Design Tasselled Necklace.

Marks: Not Marked

Size:  Measures 65 inches long with 1 inch width

Age: Late 20th Century

Weight: 300 grams

Condition: Very Good Condition. A couple of tassells have slight movement of the pearls on the strand.

Status: For Sale

Code: DS1145

Price: £95.00

 If you wish to make a purchase please email jewelscollectingdust@gmail.com

Payment methods are: Paypal, Google Checkout, Cheque, Money Order, Bank Transfer.

Please contact me and I will send you an invoice

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