Gold and silver ring, the hoop widening at the shoulders to support the elongated oval bezel centred on a seed pearl bouquet of mixed flowers and ears of barley tied with a ribbon, applied to a royal blue enamel ground, bordered with pearl, outlined in gold leaves and flowers, with in an old-cut diamond border Circa 1770
I absolutely adore this locket. I love anything with a leaf detail from the Victorian / Art Nouveau era. I believe this to be earlier 1900's, but I'm not totally sure. The seller could not open it so when I received it I took a pin and "forced" it open and there was two lovely pictures from the later 1800's. One was a man that looked like Santa! Only a little less jolly. Signed W S
Gold, diamond, ruby and emerald miniature bracelet, the flexible band with centrepiece enclosing a portrait of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) wearing tiara on her head, earrings and pearls, flowers in her hair, facing three quarters front, within a diamond frame interspersed with four emeralds and four rubies. The back is inscribed MEINE THEUREN NICHTE STEFANIE VON VICTORIA RAM (9TEN MAI 1858) (MY DEAR NIECE STEPHANIE FROM VICTORIA R. (9 MAY 1858)). English.
Onyx cameo head of a negress facing in profile towards the left, magnificently habillee in gold and rose diamond jewels like an Empress diamond necklace fringed with drop shaped pendants, huge gold crescent and girandole earring, bandeau tied with a knot over brow with plume linked by festoon chains and pendants to jewelled net over chignon at the back of the head...