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For my protection, refunds will only be given on diamond jewelry once it has been ascertained, by my jeweler, that the stone(s) returned is the one shipped.
ART DECO JADEITE AND ENAMEL NECKLACE, CIRCA 1920-30
Superb NECKLACE in truly excellent condition.
The 40mm x 20 mm rectangular pendant is a pleasant, evenly
color green jadeite, carved and pierced in floral design with a
very Deco style 14K bail attaching to a 17 mm round carved and
pierced Jadeite, prong set on a 14K yellow gold
frame. The Deco checkerboard side pieces are glass enamel on
gold. The chain is 14K yellow gold spaced with 5 mm jadeite
beads on each side. The jade is natural and undyed. Original
clasp apparently abandoned in favor of an easier to manipulate hook and
eye, silver tone base metal. Total length is 18 inches; the
medallion and pendant fall 2 1/2 inches from the chain
attachments. An appraisal dated April 1987 indicates a retail
appraisal at that time of $1675. (Good gosh, $1675
adjusted for inflation is a shocking $3439.) Appraisal criteria
has adjusted since then, and Sparklz estimates current
replacement value at $2400 +.
14 K GOLD AND SHELL, HAND CARVED CAMEO
There is good depth of carving and great hair detail on this cameo
of a Roman woman. Set in 14K yellow gold (marked). The
latching clasp is irca 1910s style. Vintage estate jewelry in
excellent condition, the BROOCH is 1 3/8 inhes.
SOLD! 1606.. PUFFY DIAMOND HEART PENDANT/CHARM
The heart is pavéd in diamonds, perhaps as many as 45-50 of them,
estimated at about one carat total weight. The reverse of the
heart, 14K yellow gold is pierced in heart patterns and is marked 14K,
maker ODB. The pendant, including the large split bail
measures about 7/8 inch and is suspended from a 1.5 mm, 24 inch
14K yellow gold chain. Estimated retail value approx
$1500. Pedant available without the chain at $388.
VINTAGE BRANCH CORAL NECKLACE
Intense color, natural, undyed, branch coral. The branches in the
center front are a little more than an inch. The necklace is
finished with some nugget shape coral beads and Navajo, hand-made sterling
beads. It's a nice length at 24 inches. Vintage estate
jewelry. Priced lower than usual as original stringing was on thin
thread and it is suggested that it be restrung soon for security.
Sparklz can quote cost and have that done for you, if
GRADUATED CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE
Japanese cultured pearls, they range in size from 6.5 mm to 2.5
mm. Length is 16 inches, finsihed with a sterling, filigree fishhook
clasp. The pearls are well matched and free of blemishes, knotted
and clean. Note that there are several mismatched and/or dull pearls
in the last two inches where they won't be seen. Priced
accordingly. Vintage estate jewelry
SOLD! 1606.. SEMI-TRANSLUSCENT WHITE JADEITE PENDANT NECKLACE
Three circles of white jadeite, a 14K bail and 16 inch 14K yellow
gold chain. The pendant is available without the chain if
desired. The pendant is approximately 1 inch. Vintage estate
jewelry in excellent condition.
AKOYA CULTURED PEARL NECKLACE STRAND
About 20 inches long, graduated from 6.5 mm - 2mm and finished with a
white gold 14K fishhook clasp. The strand is nicely
knotted. Estate jewelry, estimated retail replacement is $600-$800.
NATURAL CORAL NECKLACE
Deep Mediterranean red, natural and undyed. The 4mm beads are
sliced and vary in size and shape. The color is well
matched. Total length including sterling end caps is 22
inches. Strung in the style popular within the Navajo Indian
tribe. Vintage estate jewelry
KARAT GOLD ARTICULATED FISH FOR CHARM OR NECKLACE ~ priced separately
The 14K, tested & guaranteed, beautifully articulated fish is 2
inches long (including the jump ring) and can be worn as seen here, as a
necklace or on a large charm bracelet. The 18K yellow gold bar chain is 25
inches, with its single strand adding 2 1/4 inches to the length of the
fish, for a total drop of 4 1/4 inches. The order button is for the
Necklace (fish & chain) as seen. Priced separately, the Fish is $375;
the 18 K chain is $400.
HEAVY DOUBLE CURB 14k YELLOW GOLD CHARM BRACELET
The ever popular heavy stile charm bracelet, this one is from the
1960s. Marked 14K, the thumb release is heart shape and the double curbs
are slightly open, creating additional bulk. 7 3/8 inches long x almost
1/2 inch wide x almost 1/4 inch thick. Vintage estate jewelry in excellent
SOLD! 1706.. AKOYA CULTURED PEARL EARRINGS 8.5-9.0MM WITH DIAMONDS
Circa 1950-60, these are high quality Akoya cultured pearls from Japan
in an exceptionally large size. The diamonds are approximate 0.15 ct each
for a total of 0.30 ct. Set in 14K white gold. Vintage estate jewelry in
like new excellent condition, the estimated retail replacement is $1050.00
~~ FREE shipping in USA ~~ .
HORSE ANTIQUE FOB LOCKET ~ 10K YELLOW, GREEN & WHITE GOLD
Gorgeous antique fob, circa 1905-10,is an opening locket. Originally
embellishing a gentleman's watch chain, and now suitable for a charm
bracelet or necklace pendant. The horse head, in yellow gold, is nicely
detailed with white gold rein. The flower and leaves are yellow gold and
green gold while the locket itself is a barely rosy in color. The interior
of the locket has both frames. There is a transparent plastic and a photo
on one side. There is a very shallow percusssion on the reverse (so minor
Sparklz is unable to catch it in the picture). About 1 1/4 inches, fine
estate jewelry, tests 10K.
1940s 14k ROSE GOLD HALF-SPHERE CLIP EARRINGS
Each sphere, 7/8 inch, is set with 18 faceted, natural gemstones in
various colors, including sapphire, peridot, citrine, garnet &
amethyst, each set in collets. Clip EARRINGS, 14K yellow gold (tested
& guaranteed), perhaps custom made. The color of the gold is a light
rose. Estimated retail replacement value is approximately $990.00 ~~ FREE
shipping in USA ~~
14K YELLOW GOLD AND GARNET CHAIN NECKLACE
The length is thirty inches and the chain has 7 stations of faceted 6
mm richly colored garnets. Vintage estate jewelry in excellent
condition, the chain is 14K yellow gold.
SOLD! 1606..EDWARDIAN 14K AND PLATINUM FILIGREE BAR PIN
The Edwardian era, 1901-1919, saw the emergence of interest in white
metal. Often these pieces were made with a 14K yellow gold back and a
platinum front. This lovely, hand made pin of excellent design has a 0.10
carat diamond in the center, and the pin itself is 2/38 inches long.
Antique estate jewelry in excellent condition.
Jewelry indicating an "appraisal range" or "retail range" or "approximate retail value" are the opinions of the owner of this website. If you obtain a written Replacement Appraisal from a reputable appraiser, it should be within the "Retail Range".
Retail and/or Replacement appraisals vary as much as -25% to +25% from one appraiser to another. . Factors affecting this include geographical location, high/low rent districts, & price range. I have chosen a medium price range for ease of comparison. The selling prices are, in almost every case, well below the appraisal range. If the selling price approaches the appraisal price, there may be unusual factors guiding the pricing. Please inquire if you wish further information on the pricing structure or a guarantee of an appraisal amount. If you obtain an independent written Retail Replacement Appraisal from a reputable appraiser it should be within the "Retail Range".
*Jewelry marked "Master Gemologist" indicates that appraisal was done by a person who been trained to the highest standards, as determined by the American Society of Appraisers. A Master Gemologist's training is superior to a Gemologist, Graduate Gemologist, or Certified Gemologist, and she is prepared to back up her appraisal with facts based on her research, and tests done with gemological equipment. A written copy of appraisals already done by the Master Gemologist I use is available for a small additional fee and does not delay shipping of the jewelry.
A Master Gemologist appraisal can be obtained on ANY piece of jewelry. The delay in shipping the jewelry could be 5-10 days.
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