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9ct Rose Gold Victorian Bangle
Located in London, GB
Beautiful rose Gold Victorian Bangle Stamped 9ct inside Hollow inner diametre is 7cm
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Late 19th Century British Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Rose Gold

  • 9ct Rose Gold Victorian Bangle
  • Antique 9ct Rose Gold Victorian Bangle
  • 9ct Rose Gold Victorian Bangle
  • Antique 9ct Rose Gold Victorian Bangle
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D 0.12 in Dm 2.76 in
9 Carat Gold Victorian Rope Chain
Located in London, GB
9ct Gold Victorian Rope Chain Length 16.4" Inches Thickness 2mm 9c Plaque positioned near clasp in
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Late 19th Century European Late Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold, 9k Gold

  • 9 Carat Gold Victorian Rope Chain
  • Antique 9 Carat Gold Victorian Rope Chain
  • 9 Carat Gold Victorian Rope Chain
  • Antique 9 Carat Gold Victorian Rope Chain
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L 16.4 in
14 Karat Rose Gold Victorian Butterfly Brooch
Located in New York, NY
This 14K Rose Gold Victorian Butterfly Brooch features rose cut diamonds, and blue sapphires
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Early 19th Century American Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Blue Sapphire, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

Antique 9ct Gold Victorian Barrel clasp Necklace
Located in London, GB
Antique 9ct 375 Gold Victorian Chain with secure Barrel clasp With a wrap around Plaque marked "9c
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1880s British Late Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold

9ct Gold Victorian Watch Chain Section
Located in London, GB
9ct Gold Victorian display Chain section These were used to display medals ,coins , but are now a
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1880s British Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold

  • 9ct Gold Victorian Watch Chain Section
  • Antique 9ct Gold Victorian Watch Chain Section
  • 9ct Gold Victorian Watch Chain Section
  • Antique 9ct Gold Victorian Watch Chain Section
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W 0.71 in D 0.08 in L 4.34 in
9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Chain Earrings
Located in London, GB
9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Earrings these are genuine carved shell cameos from Victorian era
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Late 19th Century Unknown Empire Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold

  • 9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Chain Earrings
  • Antique 9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Chain Earrings
  • 9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Chain Earrings
  • Antique 9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Chain Earrings
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W 0.28 in D 0.16 in Dm 0.28 in L 0.91 in
9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Chain Earrings
Located in London, GB
9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Earrings these are genuine carved shell cameos from Victorian era
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Late 19th Century Unknown Empire Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold

  • 9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Chain Earrings
  • Antique 9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Chain Earrings
  • 9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Chain Earrings
  • Antique 9ct Gold Victorian Pink Cameo Chain Earrings
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W 0.28 in D 0.16 in Dm 0.28 in L 0.91 in
Antique Garnet and Gold Victorian Drop Earrings
Located in Chipping Campden, GB
Antique Garnet and Gold Victorian Drop Earrings the most sweetest pair of drop earrings
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1880s British Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Garnet, Gold

Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Fox Brooch
Located in Brighton, GB
Gold Fox Brooch 15ct Gold Victorian Circa 1880 Two Colour Gold Riding Crop Featuring a
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold, 15k Gold

14K Yellow Gold Victorian Enamel Tassel Slide Bracelet
Located in Westport, CT
An authentic 14K yellow gold Victorian enamel tassle bracelet. The gold-mesh bracelet ends off with
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Late 18th Century Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

14k Gold, Yellow Gold, Enamel

18ct Gold Victorian Old Mine Cut 0.7 Carat Diamond Ring
Located in London, GB
18ct Gold Victorian Diamond Ring 0.7 Carats approx Comprising of Five Old Mine Cut Solitaires in
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Late 19th Century Unknown Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian Sapphire & Diamond Ring
Located in Brighton, GB
Sapphire & Diamond Gypsy Ring 18ct Gold Victorian Hallmarked Birmingham 1880 Beautiful Blue
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold

Antique 9ct Rose Gold Victorian Albert Chain
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Albert Chain 9ct Rose Gold Victorian Fabulous Victorian Albert Chain Classic Curb
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

9k Gold, Rose Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian Buckle Belt Ring
Located in Brighton, GB
gold Victorian buckle ring. The buckle has long been a symbol of everlasting love, fidelity and loyalty
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold

Antique 9k Rose Gold Victorian Guard Chain with Dog Clip
Located in New York, NY
Fabulous antique 9k rose gold Victorian guard chain with dog clip at 20". We love it worn plain
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Rose Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian Pearl & Diamond Crescent Pendant
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Crescent Pendant 18ct Gold Victorian Circa 1870 Stunning, Victorian crescent moon
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Pearl, Gold, 18k Gold

18K Gold Victorian Articulated Cannon Charm with Coral
Located in Venice, CA
This 18k gold Victorian charm is shaped like a cannon, with articulated moving parts that allow the
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Early 1900s Italian Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Coral, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian 5 Stone Diamond Ring
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique 18ct Gold Victorian 5 Stone Diamond Ring 18ct Gold Hallmarked Birmingham 1898 Set with
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

Antique cabochon Garnet Mourning brooch, 15k gold, Victorian
Located in NEWARK, GB
: Unmarked, tests as 15kt gold, Victorian era, C1870s. Condition: Fair used condition overall, surface wear
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19th Century British Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Garnet, 15k Gold, Yellow Gold

Gold Victorian Etruscan Revival Brooch
Located in New York, NY
Victorian, 15K gold (unmarked, but tested), "Etruscan" brooch, England, Ca. 1870's-1880's; @2" long
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

15k Gold

Antique 9ct Gold Victorian Turquoise & Pearl Crescent Bangle
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Crescent Moon Bangle 9ct Gold Tested Circa 1880 Fabulous, yellow gold Victorian bangle
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Late 19th Century English Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Pearl, Turquoise, Gold, 9k Gold

Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Knot & Ball Design Watch Key Pendant
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Pocket Watch Key 15ct Yellow Gold Victorian Circa 1880 Swivel Mechanism Beautiful
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold, 15k Gold

Yellow Gold Victorian Link Chain Drop Pendant 14k Converted Antique Watch Chain
Located in Greensboro, NC
Yellow Gold Victorian Link Chain Drop Pendant 14k Converted Antique Watch Chain Additional
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19th Century Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Yellow Gold

14k Gold Victorian Undulating Turquoise and Pearl Flower Pin
Located in Venice, CA
This 14k gold Victorian pin has an undulating flower form with curved petals that spiral like a sea
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1880s Unknown Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Pearl, Turquoise, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Seed Pearl Crescent Brooch in original box
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Crescent Brooch 15ct Gold Victorian circa 1880 Gorgeous Victorian Crescent Brooch Set
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Pearl, Gold, 15k Gold

14K Gold Victorian Pique Geometric Dangle Earrings, circa 1880
Located in Venice, CA
14K Gold Victorian Pique Geometric Dangle Earrings, circa 1880 These elegant Victorian pique drop
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19th Century European Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

14k Gold, Yellow Gold

15K Gold Victorian Banded Agate Shield Shaped Signet Ring
Located in Venice, CA
The banded agate in this 15k gold Victorian signet ring was left uncarved—allowing the agate’s
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1870s English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Agate, 15k Gold, Yellow Gold

Unusual Gold Victorian Revivalist Earrings
Located in Riverdale, NY
Extremely unusual Victorian Earrings in the Archeological Revival style, constructed of a series of
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1850s American High Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

14k Gold

  • Unusual Gold Victorian Revivalist Earrings
  • Unusual Gold Victorian Revivalist Earrings
  • Unusual Gold Victorian Revivalist Earrings
  • Unusual Gold Victorian Revivalist Earrings
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W 0.5 in D 1 in L 1.5 in
Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Ruby & Diamond Fox Riding Crop Stock Pin Brooch
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Fox Head Stock Pin 15ct Gold Stamped Victorian Circa 1880 This exquisite 15ct gold
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 15k Gold

12kt. gold Victorian seed pearl and 0.75 carats of pink tourmaline ring
Located in Braintree, GB
Antique 12kt. yellow gold Victorian seed pearl and 0.75 carats of pink tourmaline ring. Made in
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1890s British Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Pearl, Tourmaline, Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian Tassel Pendant
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Gold Tassel Pendant 18ct Gold Tested Circa 1880 Fabulous, Victorian era gold pendant
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold

Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Pearl Bangle
Located in Brighton, GB
Victorian Gold Bangle 15ct Gold with Beautiful Seed Pearls (15ct stamped on the clasp tongue
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Pearl, Gold, 15k Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian Diamond Bangle
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Diamond Bangle 18ct Gold & Silver Tested Circa 1880 Fabulous, Victorian gold bangle
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

Antique Diamond cufflinks, 18kt gold, Victorian
Located in NEWARK, GB
A gorgeous pair of Victorian diamond cufflinks. These are such a beautifully crafted pair on rich
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19th Century British Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

14k Gold Victorian Era King of Hearts Whist Marker Pendant
Located in Venice, CA
14k Gold Victorian Era King of Hearts Whist Marker Pendant This Kirsten’s Corner signature
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1850s French Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

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14k Gold

Hoops of Gold Victorian Chandelier Earrings
By Glorious Antique Jewelry Collection
Located in Stamford, CT
evening. The gold is a beautiful golden bloom of soft color. The earrings are hollow and therefore cause
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1870s British Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

15k Gold

  • Hoops of Gold Victorian Chandelier Earrings
  • Hoops of Gold Victorian Chandelier Earrings
  • Hoops of Gold Victorian Chandelier Earrings
  • Hoops of Gold Victorian Chandelier Earrings
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W 0.66 in L 2.66 in
Antique9ct Gold Victorian Sweet heart Bracelet
Located in London, GB
Antique Victorian Circa late 1800's 9ct Gold Sweet heart Bracelet decorated with a heart shaped
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Late 19th Century British Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Amethyst, Gold, 9k Gold

18K Gold Victorian Sandstone Orb Fob
Located in Venice, CA
Set in an 18k gold filigree fob, this Golden Sandstone orb has a mesmerizing sparkle. The orb
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Early 1900s Unknown Tudor Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

  • 18K Gold Victorian Sandstone Orb Fob
  • 18K Gold Victorian Sandstone Orb Fob
  • 18K Gold Victorian Sandstone Orb Fob
  • 18K Gold Victorian Sandstone Orb Fob
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W 0.75 in Dm 0.75 in L 1.25 in
Antique 9ct Gold Victorian Pique Dangle Earrings
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Pique Earrings 9ct Gold Circa 1880 Lovely, Victorian drop earrings. Features three
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold, 9k Gold

Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Turquoise & Pearl Buckle Pendant
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Buckle Pendant 15ct Gold Stamped Victorian Circa 1860 Beautiful Buckle Pendant Set
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Mid-19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Pearl, Turquoise, Gold, 15k Gold

Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Hardstone Cameo Earrings
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Cameo Earrings 15ct Gold Circa 1870 Gorgeous Victorian, Carnelian Hardstone Cameo
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold, 15k Gold

Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Hardstone Cameo Brooch
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Cameo Brooch 15ct Gold Circa 1870 Fabulous Victorian Carnelian Hardstone Cameo Brooch
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold, 15k Gold

14K Gold Victorian Scrolling Foliate Oval Cufflinks
Located in Venice, CA
These Victorian cufflinks are graceful and elegant; a repousse design covers the oval shapes with a
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1880s Unknown Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

14k Gold, Yellow Gold

  • 14K Gold Victorian Scrolling Foliate Oval Cufflinks
  • 14K Gold Victorian Scrolling Foliate Oval Cufflinks
  • 14K Gold Victorian Scrolling Foliate Oval Cufflinks
  • 14K Gold Victorian Scrolling Foliate Oval Cufflinks
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W 0.63 in D 0.63 in L 0.82 in
Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Crystal Tassle Pendant
Located in Brighton, GB
Victorian Tassel Pendant 15ct gold Circa 1880 Lovely, Victorian Tassel Pendant. Set with a
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Crystal, Gold, 15k Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian Ruby & Diamond Carved Ring
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Ruby & Diamond Carved Ring 18ct Gold Stamped Victorian Circa 1880 Fabulous Victorian
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian Sardonyx Signet Ring
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Sardonyx Signet Ring 18ct Gold Circa 1880 Fabulous, Victorian Oval Shaped Signet Ring
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold

14 Karat Gold Victorian Hair Mourning Brooch
Located in Wallkill, NY
Intricately woven Victorian hair Brooch circa 1860's set in 14K gold. Measuring 1.36 inches x 1.16
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1850s Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Pearl Flower Brooch
Located in Brighton, GB
ntique Pearl Flower Brooch 15ct Yellow Gold Stamped Victorian Circa 1890 Hallmarked Chester
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Pearl, Gold, 15k Gold

  • Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Pearl Flower Brooch
  • Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Pearl Flower Brooch
  • Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Pearl Flower Brooch
  • Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Pearl Flower Brooch
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H 0.63 in W 1.76 in
Antique Agate Cameo pendant, 9ct gold, Victorian
Located in NEWARK, GB
it would make a great gift. Marks and era: English make, Victorian era, unmarked tests as 9ct gold
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19th Century British Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Agate, Gold, 9k Gold

Antique 15ct Gold, Victorian Pearl Harp Pendant
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Harp Necklace 15ct Gold Tested Circa 1880 Beautiful, Victorian harp shaped, pendant
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Pearl, Gold, 15k Gold

  • Antique 15ct Gold, Victorian Pearl Harp Pendant
  • Antique 15ct Gold, Victorian Pearl Harp Pendant
  • Antique 15ct Gold, Victorian Pearl Harp Pendant
  • Antique 15ct Gold, Victorian Pearl Harp Pendant
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H 1.03 in W 0.58 in
Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Banded Agate Earrings
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Banded Agate Earrings 15ct Gold Fabulous Victorian Banded Agate Drop Earrings
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Agate, Gold, 15k Gold

Antique 10ct Gold Victorian Garnet Snake Ring
Located in Brighton, GB
Victorian Snake Ring Rare 10ct Rose Gold Circa 1880 Beautiful Victorian Coiled Snake Set with
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Late 19th Century European Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Garnet, Gold, 10k Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian Diamond Crescent Pendant
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Crescent Pendant 18ct Gold Tested Circa 1880 Gorgeous, Victorian crescent moon pendant
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian Diamond Marquise Ring
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Marquise Ring 18ct Gold Stamped Circa 1880 Beautiful, Victorian marquise/navette shaped
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Coral Statement Earrings
Located in Brighton, GB
Victorian Earrings. Set in Rose Gold, These Beautiful Drop Earrings Are Set with Fabulous, Hand Carved
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

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Coral, Gold, 15k Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian Diamond Cluster Ring
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique Diamond Cluster Ring 18ct Gold Stamped Circa 1880 Pretty, Victorian diamond cluster ring
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

!8 Carat Gold Victorian Pendant with Moonstone
Located in Amsterdam, NL
An 18 carat gold pendant set with a large, oval-pear, cabochon cut moonstone open set in fourteen
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1880s French Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Moonstone, Gold

  • !8 Carat Gold Victorian Pendant with Moonstone
  • !8 Carat Gold Victorian Pendant with Moonstone
  • !8 Carat Gold Victorian Pendant with Moonstone
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H 1.58 in W 0.79 in
18k Yellow Gold Victorian Sapphire Wedding Ring
Located in Atlanta, GA
Ring Size: 6.25 Metal Type: 18k Yellow Gold [Hallmarked, and Tested] Weight: 3.1 grams Center
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Early 1800s Unknown Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Yellow Gold

Antique 18ct Gold Victorian Ruby & Diamond Ring
Located in Brighton, GB
Antique 18ct Gold Ruby & Diamond Ring 18ct Gold Hallmarked Chester 1897 Beautiful Victorian
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold

Shell Cameo Yellow Gold Victorian Gentleman's Ring
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
A fine depiction is carved into this gentleman's antique ring. One can see the fantastic detail in this carving, such as the "centaur" on this soldier's helmet. Handmade circa 1850, ...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Gold Antique Victorian

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Yellow Gold

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Gold Antique Victorian For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact gold antique victorian you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. Every item for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using Gold, 18k Gold and Yellow Gold. In our selection of items, you can find a vintage example as well as a contemporary version. If you’re looking for a gold antique victorian from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 18th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. For this particular piece, .5 Carat and 1 Carat are consistently popular carat weights. Finding an appealing gold antique victorian — no matter the origin — is easy, but Glorious Antique Jewelry Collection, Karen Sugarman Designs and Tiffany & Co. each produced a popular version that is worth a look. While most can agree that any gold antique victorian from our collection can easily elevate most outfits, but the choice of a Diamond version from the 2013 available is guaranteed to add a special touch to your ensemble. A round cut version of this piece has appeal, but there are also old mine cut and rose cut versions for sale. If you’re browsing our inventory for a gold antique victorian, you’ll find that many are available today for women, but there are still pieces to choose from for unisex and men.

How Much is a Gold Antique Victorian?

Prices for a gold antique victorian can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $95 and can go as high as $1,400,000, while this accessory, on average, fetches $2,759.

A Close Look at victorian Jewelry

The reign of Queen Victoria encapsulates a quickly evolving period of history — and jewelry styles were no exception. No single period has seen such a diverse group of jewelry attributed to it than the Victorian era. Today, there is a vast collection of authentic antique Victorian jewelry and watches on 1stDibs.

Victorian jewelry is named after Queen Victoria, whose reign lasted from 1837 to 1901, making her the second longest-ruling monarch. (She was surpassed by Queen Elizabeth II in 2015.) During this time, different styles of fashion and jewelry came and went. Thanks to our fascination with royalty and swoon-worthy melodramas like Netflix’s The Crown — which is rife with evocative fashion, jewelry and interiors — and the 2017 feature film Victoria & Abdul, we are all familiar with her story. After the death of Victoria’s father and three childless uncles, she ascended to the throne at age 18. In 1840, Queen Victoria married the love of her life, her first cousin Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

Queen Victoria loved serpentine jewels, and she had even more power to shape trends than Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle do today. The British monarch’s best-known piece in this mold is the gold coiled-snake engagement ring she received from Prince Albert — the sinuous reptile was considered a symbol of everlasting love.

The Queen's 63-year reign has been divided by historians into the Romantic period, the early happy years, circa 1837–60; the Grand period, marked by the deaths of the Queen’s mother and husband, circa 1860–80; and the late Victorian or Aesthetic period, which lasted from about 1880 until 1901 and ushered in the Belle Époque. Queen Victoria wore her heart on her sleeve, and her fashion and jewelry reflected her emotions.

Romantic period jewelry, which featured common decorative motifs and was embellished with seed pearls, coral and turquoise, was a celebration of the young monarch’s love. Everything changed with the death of Prince Albert, and the Grand period is most often associated with mourning jewelry. Jewelry was smaller, lighter and more dainty during the late Victorian period. During this era, diamonds came into fashion, and semiprecious gems such as amethysts and opals became prevalent, too. Using gemstones for their natural beauty and not their worth was something that jewelers of the era felt passionate about, and this ideology would really become relevant in Art Nouveau jewelry.

Find a collection of authentic antique Victorian jewelry — from rings, necklaces and brooches to a range of other accessories — on 1stDibs. 

Questions About Gold Antique Victorian
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Antique gold is as real as contemporary gold. Pure gold is 24-karats, though few pieces of jewelry are actually made completely of 24-karat gold because it's extremely soft. 14-karat and 18-karat gold jewelry is usually mixed with alloy to make the piece a bit more durable.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Whether or not an antique gold finish is real gold or not depends on the item in question. Often, things said to have an "antique gold finish" simply have a gold-toned finish. However, in some cases, the finish may be real gold plating. On 1stDibs, find a large collection of gold decorative objects and jewelry.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To tell if jewelry is antique gold, take it to a licensed appraiser experienced in evaluating jewelry. It is difficult to identify jewelry materials using only the naked eye and online resources. On 1stDibs, shop a collection of expertly vetted gold jewelry.