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Antique Jewelry Shows Fine Craftsmanship

This exquisite necklace from the Edwardian period, circa 1900-1915, exhibits the fine craftsmanship we associate with antique jewelry. The piece was made by fabricating and forming raw metals into the parts of the jewel. The main body and dangles began as thin sheets of platinum. The chain and bezels were made from hand-drawn wires and […]

Antique and Vintage Jewelry – Still Stylish!

We’ve recently added several fashionable vintage jewelry pieces to our Estate Department. This cameo was a real sleeper– it was literally so crusted over with years of accumulated crud (gemological term!) that we barely recognized it.¬†Once we cleaned it, the real beauty shone forth. We had been attracted to the superb pierced work of the […]