Victorian Jewellery

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An early Victorian ERNESTO PIERRET Etruscan brooch. Made by '"one of the first artists of Rome, second only to Castellani”, this brooch signifies the end of the Romantic period. Made in 1860, the year before the death of Prince Albert in 1861 its Latin inscription translate to 'The Sweetest' with a central figure-eight/infinity motif representing everlasting love.

Victorian ERNESTO PIERRET 'The Sweetest'

Description Specifications History An early Victorian ERNESTO PIERRET Etruscan brooch. Made by '"one of the first artists of Rome, second only to Castellani”, this 18ct yellow gold brooch signifies the end of the Romantic period. Made in 1860, the year before the death of Prince Albert in 1861 its Latin inscription translate to 'The Sweetest' with a central figure-eight/infinity motif representing everlasting love. Ernesto Pierret (1824-1870) was a French jeweler, born in Paris and in the…

A spectacular museum quality "PETOCHI" Roma Giardinetto brooch. This rare, one of a kind piece is dated back to circa 1890, featuring an exquisite floral array of fancy coloured diamonds and natural untreated stones. The term 'Giardinetto' translates from Italian to English as 'garden'.

Victorian PETOCHI Roma Giardinetto Brooch

Description Specifications History A spectacular museum quality "PETOCHI" Roma Giardinetto brooch. This rare, one of a kind piece is dated back to circa 1890, featuring an exquisite floral array of fancy coloured diamonds and natural untreated stones. The term 'Giardinetto' translates from Italian to English as 'garden' and what a marvellous garden this is! The multitude of exceptional quality stones and delightful surprises even to the most experienced gemologist and diamond grader, such…

Just arrived! This lovely Victorian Cameo bangle. All in 9ct gold with gorgeous scroll details on either side of the cameo. A rare piece not to be missed out on!

Victorian Cameo Bracelet

Just arrived! This lovely Victorian Cameo bangle. All in 9ct gold with gorgeous scroll details on either side of the cameo. A rare piece not to be missed out on!

A little glimpse into our shop windows and our current Tortoiseshell jewellery display!

Victorian Tortoiseshell

A little glimpse into our shop windows and our current Tortoiseshell jewellery display!

A Victorian Tortoiseshell Locket on hand carved Victorian Tortoiseshell beads.

Victorian Tortoiseshell Locket

A Victorian Tortoiseshell Locket on hand carved Victorian Tortoiseshell beads.

Solid Gold Antique Victorian Locket. A beautiful large square locket in solid 15ct gold.

Antique Victorian Locket

Solid Gold Antique Victorian Locket. A beautiful large square locket in solid 15ct gold.

A Victorian Pietra Dura Pendant. Amazing craftsmanship goes into making this little piece of art. In store now.

Victorian Pietra Dura Pendant

A Victorian Pietra Dura Pendant. Amazing craftsmanship goes into making this little piece of art. In store now.

A Victorian Turquoise and Diamond Cross Pendant. In store now.

Victorian Turquoise and Diamond Cross Pendant

A Victorian Turquoise and Diamond Cross Pendant. In store now.

Victorian garnet and emerald cluster ring

Victorian garnet and emerald cluster ring

A Victorian garnet and emerald cluster ring. The stones are claw and milgrain set in 15ct yellow gold. The band is hallmarked Birmingham 1870.

Victorian gold onyx cross

Victorian gold onyx cross

A late Victorian gold onyx cross. The cross features a floral design made up of three kinds of 9ct gold - rose gold, yellow gold and green gold. The pendant measures 46.74 x 90.69 mm.

Victorian lion intaglio seal

Victorian lion intaglio seal

A Victorian lion intaglio seal. The 18ct yellow gold seal features a hand-carved bloodstone intaglio of a family crest with a lion. The bloodstone measures 12.52 x 13.79 mm.

Victorian diamond starburst pendant

Victorian diamond starburst pendant

A Victorian diamond starburst pendant brooch. The seven natural pearls and six old cut diamonds are set in silver on 9ct gold. The six Diamonds total 0.60 ct. The pendant doubles up as a brooch. Circa 1890.

Victorian butterscotch amber necklace

Victorian butterscotch amber necklace

A Victorian butterscotch amber necklace. The graduating strand of amber beads consists of fourty-three oval orange-yellow opaque to translucent amber beads tapering in size. The amber is strung with knots onto yellow cord with wire loop ends and a bolt ring. The fourty-three amber beads range in size: 22.00 to 8.60 mm.

Victorian yellow gold muff chain, Style me with any outfit!

Victorian yellow gold muff chain

A Victorian yellow gold muff chain. The 9ct faceted cable link chain measures 166 cm in length. Muff chains were worn in Victorian times to attach muffs (hand warmers) to an outfit. Today the muff chain is worn as an extra long chain which can be doubled over with the ability to attach charms, pendants and lockets.

Victorian 15ct yellow gold black enamel locket

Victorian 15ct yellow gold black enamel locket

A Victorian 15ct yellow gold black enamel locket. The front of the locket displays "IN MEMORIAM" with a central floral design. The back is highly decorative with small fleur-de-lis designs. The locket has a glass interior with a portrait of a young woman on one side.

Victorian 9ct garnet locket

Victorian 9ct garnet locket

A Victorian 9ct rose gold garnet locket. The three garnets are accentuated by engraved corners. The locket measures 20 mm x 38 mm.