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Eighteenth century portrait ring with diamonds

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Eighteenth century portrait ring with diamonds

English ca 1760 portrait ring with diamonds. Measurements of the bezel ; 15 x 13 mm Ring size : "Q" = US 8+1/4

Renaissance intaglio ring

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Renaissance intaglio ring

Carved blue chalcedony intaglio of a male portrait in ancient toga and stance.The ring is ca 1740. Measurements of bezel : 13 x 12 mm Ring size :"J"+1/2 = US 5+1...

Giardinetti ring with rose diamond

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Giardinetti ring with rose diamond

English ca 1770 Giardinetti ring with a rose cut diamond in the middle and many small diamonds in the rest of the ring. Measurements of bezel : 15 mm Ring size...

Pair of cufflinks

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Pair of cufflinks

Pair of cufflinks ca 1890 marked 18 only, with enamel rubies, emeralds, and diamonds.

Roman intaglio ring

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Roman intaglio ring

A good sized ancient Roman chrome chalcedony intaglio of perhaps Ceres / holding a pear and with a wheat sheaf / as a symbol of "plenty" and renewal in nature were i...

Roman intaglio ring

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Roman intaglio ring

A fine ancient Roman intaglio in green chrome chalcedony depicting Athena holding Nike on her streched out hand.Nike was a very close acquaintance of Athena, and is ...

Renaissance gold ring with diamond

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Renaissance gold ring with diamond

Ca 1500 gold ring with a single table cut diamond. Some traces of enamel. Measurements of bezel 4.6 x 4. 2 mm Ring size :"L" + 1/2 = US "6"

Ca 1700 Italian devotional gold ring

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Ca 1700 Italian devotional gold ring

Unmarked gold ring , probably Italian ca 1690-1700 gold ring, with and enraved bezel where the letters "I H S " / Jesus Hominum Salvator " stand proud. The underide ...

1680 enamelled gold ring with cobalt glass

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1680 enamelled gold ring with cobalt glass

English ca 1680 gold ring with cobalt glass. The sides of the gold ring is enamelled, and the large glass is to imitate a sapphire. Measurement of bezel :10 x 9 mm ...

Seventeenth century gold cross with diamonds

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Seventeenth century gold cross with diamonds

Probably Spanish ca 1680 gold cross , engraved and set with diamonds. Measurements 68 mm in drop

Memento Mori gold ring

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Memento Mori gold ring

Eighteenth century Memento Mori ring, on the outside engraved with flowers and a skull. The inside is wth and engraved message that reads : " J Goodall ar. obt 19 Fe...

Seventeenth century posy ring

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Seventeenth century posy ring

Seventeenth century posy ring with the posy "A vertouos wife preserveth life " Width of band 5.2 mm Ring size "N" = US 7

Late Byzantine gold ring

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Late Byzantine gold ring

Fourteenth century Byzantine gold ring. The edge of the bezel is engraved with "mirror writing" with typical letters used in the fourteenth century , the middle is w...

17 the century posy ring

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17 the century posy ring

ca 1680 heavy gold posy ring. Engraved inside; " onus ona onum " Width of ring is 5.5 mm Ring size : "P" + 1/2= US "8"

Book pendant with enamelled pages

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Book pendant with enamelled pages

Very small gold pendant with inlaid lapis lazuly covers and with four enamelled pages. The enamelled pages are with the poem in French by Alfred de Musset and calle...

Renaissance revival gold ring

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Renaissance revival gold ring

ca 1880 probably French gold ring with enamel and a cabochon sapphire

Late Roman gold ring with sapphire

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Late Roman gold ring with sapphire

Ca 600 A.D. gold ring with cabochon sapphire. The shoulders are with granulated decoration. Measurement of bezel : 13.6 x 10.5 mm Ring size : "K" = US 5+1/2

Beautifully carved carnelian scarab, in the ancient Etruscan manner with a seal carved on the underside, in a gold setting with Etruscan granulation. Makers mark on pin….Probably Rome Italy ca 1880   Measurement of scarab :18 x 12 mm   height : 10 mm

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Emeralds ring

Gold and emeralds ring , probably Spanish ca 1780. The overarching gold ring is set with 15 table cut emeralds. Ring size : "N" = 6+3/4

Etruscan revival carnelian scarab stick pin

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Etruscan revival carnelian scarab stick pin

Beautifully carved carnelian scarab, in the ancient Etruscan manner with a seal carved on the underside, in a gold setting with Etruscan granulation. Makers mark on ...

Two silver gilt , enamelled dress ornaments

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Two silver gilt , enamelled dress ornaments

Two silver gilt and enamelled dress ornaments, ca 1620, with glass / imitating garnets/ . Must have been used as a dress ornament and was fastened onto the dress, ei...

Ancient Roman gold earrings

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Ancient Roman gold earrings

Pair of ancient ca 300 A.D. gold earrings with original amethyst beads. The hoops are hollow in construction. Length of earrings:39 mm

Eighteenth century topaz and diamonds ring

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Eighteenth century topaz and diamonds ring

Ca 1760 English gold and silver ring , with a yellow topaz and diamonds set around in silver. Topaz and diamonds are foiled to give a brighter appearance to the ston...

Silver posy ring

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Silver posy ring

Ca 1700 silver posy ring, with the inscription inside:" FEARE GOD ONLY" Makers mark "W" in shaped shield The ring has fire gilding on the inside. Width of band:6 ...

1756 diamonds and crystal memorial ring

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1756 diamonds and crystal memorial ring

Gold memorial ring with black enamel. The raised inscription reads: "Marg Stenton ob 11 may 1756 AE 38 " In the center is a diamond fazetted rock crystal , and two ...

Eighteenth century Grand Tour ring

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Eighteenth century Grand Tour ring

Gold ring set with a light blue agate on top of it an Islamic seal set in gold . Probably an Islamic seal bought in the Middle East and on return set into this commi...

Medieval silver gilt ring

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Medieval silver gilt ring

Fire gilt silver ring, engraved with bead work and diagonal lines to create a pattern. English ca 1500. The inside has been gilt as well. Ring size : "N" = US 7 Wi...

Early posy ring

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Early posy ring

Gold posy ring ca 1650. Reads:"ACCePt my good will" Narrow excavated band Ring size:M = US 6+ 1/4 Width of band: 2.5 mm

Black amore cameo ring with diamonds

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Black amore cameo ring with diamonds

Two colored agate cameo of a black male, set in silver and gold. The silver surround is pave set with tiny diamonds. The ring is high carat gold and is ca 1800. Ring...

Medieval sapphire ring

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Medieval sapphire ring

English ca 1350-1400 medieval sapphire and gold ring, with punched decoration on the shoulders. All reference books have plenty of rings illustrated with the likes o...

Double sided intaglio ring

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Double sided intaglio ring

Double sided dark green jasper intaglio ca 1680, in high carat gold "swivel" ring. One side has the image of a male figure in a classical Corinthian helmet holding a...

Georgian Diamond Ring

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Georgian Diamond Ring

Ca 1790-1800 diamond ring, the diamonds are set in silver, and the " undercarriage" is made of gold.

Sapphire and diamond ring

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Sapphire and diamond ring

"Navette" shaped diamonds and sapphire ring. Unmarked , probably English ca 1840-50. Measurements of bezel:28 mm x 12 mm Ringsize "M" = US 6+ 1/4

Diamond ring

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Diamond ring

"Navette " shaped diamonds and natural pearls ring. Unmarked probably English ca. 1860-80 Measurements of bezel:30 mm x 12 mm Ring size : "M" = US 6+1/2

Chrysoberyl and diamonds ring

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Chrysoberyl and diamonds ring

Cabochon honey colored chrysoberyl with small rose cut diamonds around, set in silver. The ring is probably English and ca 1880. Marked only 18 / meaning 18 ct./ Me...

Byzantine gold pendant with pearls

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Byzantine gold pendant with pearls

Ca 700 A.D. gold pendant with tear drop cabochon garnet in the middle.Original attached loop on top.3 natural pearls . The pearls are exceptional quality. Measurem...

Enameled Grand Tour gold pendant

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Enameled Grand Tour gold pendant

Enameled gold pendant, Italian ca 1760 from the Grand Tour period. These simple pendants were made for the visiting foreign tourists to take back home with them the ...

Diamond and natural pearls ring

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Diamond and natural pearls ring

Antique gold ring in the shape of two intertwining hearts formed by the two pearls and with the diamonds surround.The two pearls are natural pearls.There are 33 diam...

Ancient intaglio of Serapis in nineteenth century setting

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Ancient intaglio of Serapis in nineteenth century setting

"Large" niccolo intaglio of Serapis in Victorian setting. The setting is ca 1880 and in 15 carat gold. Ring size "J"

Second century gold ring with carnelian intaglio

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Second century gold ring with carnelian intaglio

Ancient Roman gold ring, with original carnelian intaglio. ca 200 A.D. Width of gold shank: 4 mm Measurement of bezel :12 x 9 mm Ring size :"O" = US + 1/4

Hellenistic intaglio in eighteenth century ring

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Hellenistic intaglio in eighteenth century ring

Ca 100 B.C. carnelian intaglio of a bull set in a ca. 1760 gold ring.. Grand Tour, the ring is probably Italian. Ring size: "K" = US 5+1/2

Ancient Roman intaglio in 18 ct ring

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Ancient Roman intaglio in 18 ct ring

Ancient Roman carnelian intaglio of a see monster and mermaid. The ancient scene was also a favorite subject for cameos in the sixteenth century. Measurement of the...

The “Green Man”  gilt silver ring

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The “Green Man” gilt silver ring

Fire gilt silver ring , probably Europe ca 1550-1580.The legend or mythology of the Green Man The mythology of the Green Man developed independently in the traditio...

Medieval fire gilt “diamond” ring

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Medieval fire gilt “diamond” ring

English ca 1400 mercury gilt silver ring fashioned as if it held an uncut pyramid shaped diamond, as it's gold and "proper" diamond variant of the age. Measurement ...

Caspar, Melchior, Balthazar,medieval ring

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Caspar, Melchior, Balthazar,medieval ring

Medieval silver ring with an inscription, of the names of the three wise man from the Bible...Caspar, Melchior, Balthazar. The actual spelling is " Iaspar, Baltazar...

Rare fourth century cameo

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Rare fourth century cameo

Very rare and important Roman cameo ca 400 A.D. depicting a wedding feast. Roman cameos are / specially "large" ones/ are very very rare. The ratio of cameo versus i...

Seventeenth century Carmelite pendant.

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Seventeenth century Carmelite pendant.

Ca 1660 Spanish enamelled gold pendant set with garnets. measurements:40 mm x 22 mm / shield only/

Fourteenth century silver gilt iconographic ring

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Fourteenth century silver gilt iconographic ring

English ca 1380-1400 silver gilt iconographic ring. The "saddle" shaped bezel is divided by a "ridge". One side shows Joseph and the other shows Mary..The side of th...

Enamelled gold ring with cinamon diamond

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Enamelled gold ring with cinamon diamond

Antique enamelled gold ring with a natural cinamon coloured diamond. The diamond is ca one carat.Measurement of square bezel : 6 mm x 6 mm. Ring size : "K" + 1/2

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