$ 1,666.00 $ 1,960.00
Named for their resemblance to the gates at Buckingham Palace in London, bracelets like this one became very popular in the late Victorian era. Gate bracelets were made in many different styles, from simple to intricate, sometimes even set with stones. This one caught my eye because of the wonderful wide width of it and also because of the intricate engraving that gives it extra depth and beauty.
Completely hand crafted around 1900 in England, this gate bracelet was made with an eye to exquisite detail. It can be worn with either side up, the engraved side or the smooth one. The bracelet is 7.5 inches long and closes securely with the heart lock clasp. The clasp may not be original to this bracelet, I don’t think it is, but it’s lovely and matches up well; it’s engraved with a leaf pattern on the front and marked with ‘9ct’, ‘GOLD’ and a makers mark ‘W.J.S.’ on the reverse. This bracelet has a silky soft feel and a lovely weight, it weighs 29.3 grams. The links are marked ‘9ct’ as well, for 9 karat gold. The bracelet is 28 mm wide. There are extra links on both the lock and bracelet for a safety chain if one is desired.
Gate bracelets like this one are so imminently wearable, once you put this one on, you might never take it off!
I offer layaway on most items purchased for full retail price. In general my layaway terms are 1/3 down and 1/3 in 30 days and the last 1/3 in 60 days. I am flexible so if you are interested please ask me and we can work out a payment plan that suits you. Items ship when payment is complete and items purchased or payments made on layaway are eligible for store credit only.
I always want you to be happy with every aspect of your purchase. If you are not completely satisfied for any reason simply let me know and we'll work together to get the item returned for a full refund. I guarantee that my pictures and descriptions are as accurate as possible. My goal is to exceed your best expectations!
$ 1,190.00 $ 1,400.00
They sat outside a café in a city in the summertime. The sky was blue and humid with cotton clouds and twittering birds. They had iced coffees and a newspaper between the two of them. He cracked a joke and she looked up at him laughing and squinting her blue eyes in the sunlight. He smiled and pulled a ring out of his pocket. She was stunned. He said, “Happy Birthday”. She fell speechless for a moment, sliding gold and turquoise onto her finger. It matched the sky and filled her heart with love.
This lovely antique Victorian turquoise gold knot ring was handcrafted in England around 1890. There are 12 round cabochon turquoise stones that create two forget-me-not flowers on either side of the center knot. A gold heart hangs from the knot, symbolizing everlasting love. The ring face with the drop measures 16 x 12 x 3.4 mm off the finger. The band width is 2.4 mm at the back. This ring is a size 6.75 and it weighs 3.4 grams. It bears no marks and has been acid tested at 15 karat gold. I believe that the dangling heart was a later addition to this wonderful love knot and forget-me-not flower ring.
Lover’s knot rings are a romantic motif of everlasting love and fidelity. They date back to ancient times to Egyptian carvings and Celtic artwork.
We offer a 3 or 4 payment layaway on most items purchased for full retail price, please inquire if you are interested in setting up a layaway. Items ship when payment is complete and items purchased or payments made on layaway are eligible for store credit only.
Please note that our photographs are part of our description, please look carefully, we do not digitally alter our items. We always want you to be happy with every aspect of your purchase, and If you are not completely satisfied for any reason simply let us know and we'll work together to get the item returned for a full refund. I guarantee that my pictures and descriptions are as accurate as possible. My goal is to exceed your best expectations!
ITEM ID: RGA22755VA