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18k French Art Nouveau brooch - Victorian jewelry - clover pin - Antique luck
Located in Antwerp, BE
For sale is this wonderful late Victorian 18 K yellow gold clover. This yellow gold clover is
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Antique Late 19th Century French Art Nouveau Brooches

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Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

  • 18k French Art Nouveau brooch - Victorian jewelry - clover pin - Antique luck
  • 18k French Art Nouveau brooch - Victorian jewelry - clover pin - Antique luck
  • 18k French Art Nouveau brooch - Victorian jewelry - clover pin - Antique luck
  • 18k French Art Nouveau brooch - Victorian jewelry - clover pin - Antique luck
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H 0.89 in W 0.91 in D 0.36 in L 1.05 in
Victorian Enamel Yellow Gold Miniature Portrait Earrings circa 1875
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Extremely fine rendition of Victorian jewelry, with detailed miniature portraits of enamel in an
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Antique 1870s Drop Earrings

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Yellow Gold, Enamel

Cushion Cut Diamond Earrings Victorian Silver and Gold, Antique Estate Jewelry
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Jewelry: Victorian jewelry is dated from 1837 to 1901. The era’s name was inherited from Queen Victoria
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Antique Early 1900s Unknown Victorian Drop Earrings

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Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver

Antique Victorian Banded Agate Sardonyx Eye Gold Cufflinks
Located in Munich, Bavaria
been been worn as a talisman. IT became again very popular in Victorian jewellery.
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Antique 1880s Unknown Victorian Cufflinks

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Agate, Gold

Victorian Cabochon Sapphire and Enamel Locket
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
characteristic of late Victorian jewelry. The piece is decorated on the front with a sugar-loaf cabochon sapphire
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Antique 1890s Pendant Necklaces

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Sapphire, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Enamel

Victorian Diamond 14k Gold Drop Stud Earrings, Antique Estate Jewelry
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
. Over time the foil-backed jewelry became rare and sought-after by collectors. These fabulous Victorian
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Antique Early 1900s Unknown Victorian Drop Earrings

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Diamond, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

Victorian 1890 Necklace in 18kt Gold with 51.04cts Peridots Turquoises & Pearls
Located in Miami, FL
Inches). Hallmarks: No marks, tested for 18kt gold. Victorian Jewelry Victorian jewelry originated in
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Antique 1890s English Late Victorian Drop Necklaces

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Pearl, Peridot, Turquoise, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian 1890 Pendant Locket in 18kt Gold with 9.44ctw Diamonds Rubies Emerald
Located in Miami, FL
Fabulous pendant locket from the Victorian Era. An outstanding piece of jewelry, created in
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Antique 1890s English High Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Silver

Victorian Yellow Gold Emerald Coral Enamel Locket Pendant Chain Necklace
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
1.5" W; the chain is 14" L x 1/16" W. Weight is 41.3 grams. About Victorian jewelry Victorian
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Antique Early 1900s Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Coral, Emerald, 14k Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Enamel

Victorian Pendant 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Circa 1860
Located in London, GB
. Sentimentality being at the heart of Victorian jewellery! Finally tassels graduating in size dangle from the
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Antique 1860s British Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

  • Victorian Pendant 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Circa 1860
  • Victorian Pendant 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Circa 1860
  • Victorian Pendant 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Circa 1860
  • Victorian Pendant 18 Karat Yellow Gold, Circa 1860
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W 1.07 in D 0.48 in L 2.96 in
Certified Antique Victorian No Oil 393.00 Carat Russian Emerald Necklace
Located in New York, NY
is antique Victorian jewelry. The Victorian jewelry style lasted for 64 years from Queen Victoria's
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Antique Early 1800s Victorian Choker Necklaces

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Emerald

Victorian Diamond Crescent Brooch in 14 Karat Gold
Located in Miami, FL
A staple of the Victorian jewelry, this crescent is a perfect example of gold craft from that
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Antique 1890s Unknown Victorian Brooches

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Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

14 karat Rose Gold Green Agate Ring
Located in Jerusalem, IL
sits in a flush setting in a crown design evocative of Victorian Jewelry. The Ring is very well built
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2010s Asian Artist Dome Rings

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Agate, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

Victorian 15k Yellow Gold Chick and Egg Brooch
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Victorian jewellery collections This fine and impressive brooch has been crafted in 15k and 18k yellow gold
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Antique 1890s Unknown Brooches

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Yellow Gold

  • Victorian 15k Yellow Gold Chick and Egg Brooch
  • Victorian 15k Yellow Gold Chick and Egg Brooch
  • Victorian 15k Yellow Gold Chick and Egg Brooch
  • Victorian 15k Yellow Gold Chick and Egg Brooch
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H 0.2 in W 0.79 in Dm 0.91 in
Victorian 1870 Geometric Enameled Oval Pendant Locket in 18kt Gold with Diamonds
Located in Miami, FL
18kt gold. Victorian Jewelry Victorian jewelry originated in England. Victorian jewelry was produced
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Antique 1870s English High Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Diamond, White Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Enamel

Victorian Butterfly Pin Brooch Gold Gemstones Enamel 18k Estate Jewelry Antique
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
the Victorian era, there was a resurgence of interest in nature-inspired jewelry. It often
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Antique Early 1900s Unknown Brooches

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Diamond, Emerald, Ruby, Blue Sapphire, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Victorian Flower Earrings Etruscan Revival Gold
Located in New York, NY
in the Etruscan style, the earrings are exquisite examples of Victorian jewelry making. The earrings
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Victorian Stud Earrings

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10k Gold, Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique Ruby Diamond Gold Chain Bracelet
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
- 0.6". Total weight is 11.25 grams. Victorian jewelry is dated from 1837 to 1901. The era’s name was
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Antique Early 1900s Victorian Chain Bracelets

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Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold

  • Antique Ruby Diamond Gold Chain Bracelet
  • Antique Ruby Diamond Gold Chain Bracelet
  • Antique Ruby Diamond Gold Chain Bracelet
  • Antique Ruby Diamond Gold Chain Bracelet
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W 0.6 in L 7 in
Five Carat Victorian Citrine Stickpin
Located in Stamford, CT
example of Victorian jewelry art with any stickpins already in their collection. A beautiful pin to wear
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Brooches

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Citrine, 15k Gold

Antique Victorian 18 Karat Gold Cabochon Garnet Diamond Heart Pendant
Located in New York, NY
Victorian jewelry. The locket is 1.18 inches long and 0.75 inches wide.
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Antique 1860s Unknown High Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Diamond, Garnet, 18k Gold

Victorian 14 Kart Gold and Black Enamel Mourning Pendant Locket with Hair
Located in Philadelphia, PA
hinge. A very rare form in Victorian jewelry! Unmarked for fineness. Professionally tests at 14k
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Antique 19th Century American Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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14k Gold

Victorian Garnet and Turquoise Snake Brooch
Located in London, GB
Victorian jewellery and the popularity of its style at the time. Condition: Used (Very Good) Weight: 7.8
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Antique Late 19th Century Victorian Brooches

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Garnet, Turquoise, Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian Etruscan Revival 15 Karat Yellow Gold Filigree Brooch
Located in Arnhem, NL
that was characteristic from the jewelry from the Victorian Epoche in the late 19th century. The brooch
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Brooches

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Yellow Gold

Victorian Enamel Non Heated Sapphire Diamond 18k YG Earrings Pendant- Brooch Set
Located in New York, NY
This magnificent Victorian jewelry suite consists of a pendant-brooch and a pair of earrings
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Early 20th Century French More Jewelry

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Diamond, Blue Sapphire, Yellow Gold, Enamel, 18k Gold

Victorian Crown 18 Karat and Platinum Ring, Synthetic Ruby and Rose Cut Diamonds
Located in Fairfield, CT
metalwork that Victorian jewelry is known for. The use of platinum allows for a sturdy yet delicate lace
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Antique Mid-19th Century Victorian Band Rings

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Diamond, Ruby, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Platinum

Victorian Turquoise, Diamond and Pearl Cluster Ring
Located in London, GB
yellow gold. Turquoise and pearls were often used together in Victorian jewellery as the vibrant blue
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Antique 19th Century Victorian Cluster Rings

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Diamond, Pearl, Turquoise, Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian Blue Enamel and Diamond ring 18 KT
Located in Napoli, IT
approx .60 Ct. G/H VVS/SI Low profile, lovely example of the glorious Victorian jewellery, possibly
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Antique 1890s European Victorian Engagement Rings

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Diamond, Enamel

Victorian 18kt/Sterling Diamond and Pearl Cluster Earrings
Located in Narberth, PA
An elegant pair of earrings from the Victorian (ca1880s) era! Crafted in 18kt yellow gold and
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Antique 1880s Unknown Victorian Drop Earrings

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Sterling Silver

Victorian 1880s 15k Yellow Gold Bracelet
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
our diverse antique Victorian jewellery collections This magnificent, fine and impressive antique
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Antique 1880s Unknown Victorian Link Bracelets

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Yellow Gold

  • Victorian 1880s 15k Yellow Gold Bracelet
  • Victorian 1880s 15k Yellow Gold Bracelet
  • Victorian 1880s 15k Yellow Gold Bracelet
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H 0.11 in W 1.4 in L 7.09 in
Victorian Essex Crystal Yellow Gold Dog Cocktail Ring
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
our diverse antique Victorian jewelry and estate jewelry collections. This fine and impressive
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Antique Late 19th Century British Late Victorian Dome Rings

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Crystal, 9k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique Victorian Four Coil Snake Ring with Diamonds
Located in Stamford, CT
. For Victorians snakes symbolized endless love and Victorian jewelry used the form in jewels for every
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian Band Rings

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Diamond, 15k Gold

Antique Victorian Cabochon Cut Banded Agate Yellow Gold Jewelry Suite
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A magnificent boxed antique Victorian jewelry set consisting of necklace, bracelet, earrings and
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Antique 1860s British Victorian Beaded Bracelets

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Agate, 15k Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique Victorian Late 1800s 6.72 Carat Total Mixed Old Euro Cut Diamond Brooch
Located in Miami, FL
, encircled by 46 old European cut diamonds totaling 4.72ct. A fine testament to Victorian jewelry
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Antique 1890s European Late Victorian Brooches

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Diamond, Gold

Victorian Coral Flower Pendant Hand Carved Circa 1880 Gold Rare Necklace
Located in New York, NY
This is a stunning antique Victorian Pendant of hand carved Coral with a design of flowers or
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Coral, Gold, Yellow Gold, 9k Gold

Victorian Diamond and Seed Pearl Yellow Gold Brooch
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
jewelry and estate jewelry collections. This fine and impressive antique Victorian brooch has been
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Antique 1890s Unknown Brooches

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Diamond, Pearl, Yellow Gold

  • Victorian Diamond and Seed Pearl Yellow Gold Brooch
  • Victorian Diamond and Seed Pearl Yellow Gold Brooch
  • Victorian Diamond and Seed Pearl Yellow Gold Brooch
  • Victorian Diamond and Seed Pearl Yellow Gold Brooch
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H 0.08 in W 0.48 in L 2.68 in
Old Mine-cut Diamond Star and Crescent New Moon Brooch
Located in New York, NY
authorities on Victorian jewelry, crescent and star brooches were in vogue from approximately 1885 to 1901.
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Late 20th Century Victorian Brooches

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Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique 9ct Rose Gold Stamped, Victorian Open Curb Link Turquoise Bracelet
Located in Brighton, GB
complements the warm tones of the rose gold perfectly. A piece from the golden era of Victorian jewellery
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Link Bracelets

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Turquoise, 9k Gold, Rose Gold

Victorian Gold & Enamel Flower Brooch with Center Rose Cut Diamond, Circa 1900
Located in Chatham, CA
everlasting commitment' in Victorian jewelry - the back as finely finished as the front (always a sign of a
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Antique Late 19th Century European Victorian Brooches

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Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, Rose Gold, Yellow Gold, Enamel

Victorian Gold and Diamond Bracelet Curved Link Etched Detail, 1895
Located in MIAMI, FL
date it back to Feb. 22, 1985 bringing it right into the Aesthetic Period of late Victorian jewelry
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Antique 1890s Unknown Victorian Chain Bracelets

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Diamond, Gold

Antique Crescent moon and Star brooch, Sapphire and Diamond, 15k gold, Boxed
Located in NEWARK, GB
nestling into the moon. Stars have a rich history in Georgian and Victorian jewellery and they have
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Brooches

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Diamond, Sapphire, 15k Gold

Antique Turquoise Pearl Necklace Bow Motif Victorian 14 Karat Gold Pendant
Located in New York, NY
adorned with seed pearls. The necklace is an exquisite example of Victorian jewelry. The gold is a rich
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Victorian Drop Necklaces

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Turquoise, Pearl, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian Persian Turquoise Flower Dangle Drop Earrings Forget Me Not Gold
Located in New York, NY
earrings are exquisite examples of Victorian jewelry making. The earrings date to circa 1850-1900. The
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Victorian Dangle Earrings

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Turquoise, Gold, 10k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage Flower Pendant or Brooch w Seed Pearls Diamond, Victorian, Circa 1929
By Five Star Jewelry
Located in Austin, TX
Victorian jewelry that is in this good or quality. The jewelry appraiser circa dates it to 1929. The loop on
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Vintage 1920s American Victorian Brooches

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Diamond, Pearl, 14k Gold

Antique Victorian Whitby Jet mourning locket, AEI, hairwork
Located in NEWARK, GB
was a popular motif in Victorian jewellery in both mourning and other jewellery, mostly found on
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Pendant Necklaces

Victorian Diamond, Demantoid Garnet, Ruby and Pearl Bug Brooch, circa 1880s
Located in London, GB
This delicate little brooch dates back to the 1880s and is a fabulous piece of Victorian jewellery
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Antique 1880s Unknown Victorian Brooches

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Diamond, Garnet, Ruby, 15k Gold, Silver

Victorian Bohemian Garnet Pearl Dangle Drop Earrings Gold
Located in New York, NY
Pearls, the earrings are exquisite examples of Victorian jewelry making. The earrings date to circa 1850
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Victorian Dangle Earrings

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Garnet, Pearl, Gold, 10k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian Coral Rose Earrings Etruscan Revival 14 Karat Gold Flower Leaf Motif
Located in New York, NY
in the Etruscan style, the earrings are exquisite examples of Victorian jewelry making. The earrings
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Victorian Dangle Earrings

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Coral, Gold, Yellow Gold, 14k Gold

Antique Victorian Diamond and Pearl Yellow Gold Locket Pendant
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
requirements. This fine example of antique Victorian jewellery has been independently tested using state of
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Antique 1890s Unknown Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Diamond, Pearl, 15k Gold, Yellow Gold

18 Karat Dark Green Jade and Diamond Ring
Located in Jerusalem, IL
fashion of Victorian Jewelry where the settings were made in Silver. The Ring is size 7 1/2 US - 15
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Vintage 1960s Unknown Retro Cluster Rings

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Diamond, Jade, 18k Gold

Antique Austro-Hungarian Etruscan Revival Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Jewellery by Vivienne Becker and Victorian Jewelry Design by Charlotte Gere. Signed, Austro-Hungarian
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Antique 1880s Austrian Etruscan Revival Drop Earrings

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18k Gold, Gold, Yellow Gold

HM 1911 Sterling Tennis Cuff Bracelet
Located in Baltimore, MD
The sporting craze in Victorian jewelry started in the 1890's and continued into the 20th century
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Early 20th Century Edwardian Cuff Bracelets

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Silver

Antique Turquoise and Diamond-Set Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
excellent condition. Noted: Pictured on model with similar earrings Inv.#23560 Remark: "Victorian jewelry
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Antique 1890s Victorian Fashion Rings

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Diamond, Turquoise, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique Victorian Garnet 9ct Gold Bracelet
Located in London, GB
historical charm, making it a versatile and captivating addition to any jewelry collection. In the Victorian
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Chain Bracelets

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Garnet, 9k Gold

"Knitted" Victorian 18K Gold Chain Necklace
Located in New York, NY
This 18K gold "knitted" chain was created circa the 1860s-1880s, in the Victorian period. The broad
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Antique Late 19th Century Victorian Chain Necklaces

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Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Superb Victorian 14kt Yellow Gold Pearl and Turquoise Locket Compartment Back Br
Located in Wheaton, IL
This stunning antique Victorian brooch is a true masterpiece of jewelry design. It is made of 14kt
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Antique Mid-19th Century Victorian Brooches

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Pearl, Turquoise, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian 18kt Etruscan Wirework and Carved Horn Fly Earrings
Located in Narberth, PA
dangle with lovely movement. These earrings are perfect for any Victorian jewelry aficionado! The
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Antique 1880s Unknown Victorian Dangle Earrings

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14k Gold

Antique 15ct Gold Victorian Coral & Pearl Brooch/Pendant
Located in Brighton, GB
Victorian Jewellery. Set in Rose Gold, This Beautiful Piece Boasts a Magnificent, Hand Carved- Coral Rose
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Coral, Pearl, Gold, 15k Gold

Victorian Antique Diamond Dragonfly Brooch circa 1870s
Located in London, GB
fitting. Insects were hugely popular motifs in Victorian jewellery and meaning was attached to them all
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Antique Late 19th Century English Brooches

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Diamond, Gold, Silver

Victorian Turquoise Pendant with Dice 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Located in London, GB
'CB' 750 The use of gemstones in Victorian jewellery is always meaningful - turquoise in particular
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Antique Early 1900s British Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Turquoise, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

  • Victorian Turquoise Pendant with Dice 18 Karat Yellow Gold
  • Victorian Turquoise Pendant with Dice 18 Karat Yellow Gold
  • Victorian Turquoise Pendant with Dice 18 Karat Yellow Gold
  • Victorian Turquoise Pendant with Dice 18 Karat Yellow Gold
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W 1.19 in D 1.19 in L 1.38 in
Victorian Pendant 18 Karat Yellow Gold Enamel Pearl circa 1860
Located in London, GB
jewellery style. The Victorian chain the pendant is pictured with is not included but can be purchased in
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Antique 1860s British Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Pearl, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold, Enamel

  • Victorian Pendant 18 Karat Yellow Gold Enamel Pearl circa 1860
  • Victorian Pendant 18 Karat Yellow Gold Enamel Pearl circa 1860
  • Victorian Pendant 18 Karat Yellow Gold Enamel Pearl circa 1860
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Victorian Jewellery For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact victorian jewellery you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. Frequently made of Gold, 18k Gold and Yellow Gold, this item was constructed with great care. In our selection of items, you can find a vintage example as well as a contemporary version. Finding the perfect victorian jewellery may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 18th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 21st Century. As it relates to this specific piece, our collection includes designs that are universally popular, but .5 Carat and 1 Carat carat weights, specifically, are sought with frequency. Finding an appealing victorian jewellery — no matter the origin — is easy, but J DAUPHIN, Glorious Antique Jewelry Collection and Tiffany & Co. each produced a popular version that is worth a look. While most can agree that any victorian jewellery from our collection can easily elevate most outfits, but the choice of a Diamond version from the 7196 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 old european cut versions for sale. When shopping for a victorian jewellery, you’ll find that there are less available pieces for unisex or men today than there are for women.

How Much is a Victorian Jewellery?

The price for a victorian jewellery starts at $92 and tops out at $1,400,000 with these rings, on average, selling for $2,763.

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.