Wonders of Delphi

WM076
Really unusual antique bracelet: first of all because it is made in eighteen-carat yellow gold rather than nine; and a very heavy gauge. <br>It comes with its original padlock and the link is really beautifully designed as a fan with links in between and also three panels beautifully set with Read more
WM075
Wonderful original late Victorian period brooch made in England c1890 to 1900. It is set in a very unusual fifteen-carat heavy yellow gold, and depicts a spider. The spider itself is set with a cushioned cut peridot stone for the body and a ruby as a head. Even the pin Read more
WM074
Really unusual antique brooch made in France c1900, in the Art Nouveau period.It is set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold setting, and it depicts an orchid.The very centre of the orchid is set with stems, which are set with a natural pearl, and the leaves are decorated in a Read more
WM072
Really unusual piece made in the Edwardian period: match box known as a Vesta case. It was made in England c1906 and it is set in nine-carat rose gold. It has a beautiful engine turned pattern on the front. It can be worn on a Muff chain or an Albert Read more
WM071
Very unusual piece which can be worn on a muff chain or an Albert chain. It is a Victorian nine-carat rose gold combined Vesta case and Sovereign holder. On one side there is a section that holds sovereigns, they clip down into it. And on the reverse there is a Read more
WM068
Really unusual original vintage ring made c1960s and set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold setting with a beautiful leaf design all the way around the ring. It is set in the centre with a large oval cabochon-cut malachite stone, which can be worn by day. It is an unusual Read more
WM067
Wonderful original vintage brooch made in France c1960 by the famous Hermes company. It is set in eighteen-carat fine yellow gold and of course depicts this beautiful flower and leaf on the stem. The intricate work of the stamina inside the flower is absolutely exquisite. It is signed Hermes Paris Read more
WM066
Really unusual vintage bracelet made c1920 to 1930. It is set in nine-carat rose gold and it is made in the form of a serpent. The head of the snake is set with two ruby eyes. The bracelet itself is beautifully articulated and just wraps around the wrist when worn. Read more
WM065
Beautiful and unusual vintage brooch in the form of a cat, made in Italy c1950 to 1960. It is set in a fine 18-carat yellow gold setting. The body and the head of the cat are made from cabochon cut turquoise stones of two slightly different shades. The eyes of Read more
WM063
Really unusual and rare vintage bracelet made in England c1940 to 1950. It is what is known as a tank bracelet, and it is set in eighteen-carat heavy yellow gold. There are two tones of gold in the bracelet, and the outside of the bracelet is polished while the inside Read more
WM062
Beautiful pair of late 19th century diamond set earrings made in France c1900 and set in fine eighteen-carat yellow gold settings. Each earring is set with two principal old European-cut diamonds set within eight clause with a smaller diamond set above in a drop style setting. The way they are Read more
WM061
Really unusual and early bracelet consisting of four very unusual charms. All of the charms are made from natural Sicilian coral set in gold: there is a figa hand (a symbol of fertility), a wonderful cross (symbol of faith), a bunch of grapes (symbol of truth and life), and the Read more
WM060
Wonderful antique fob watch with a brooch attachment made in France C1880 to 1900, with the brooch section being made slightly later around 1915 to 1920. It is set in eighteen-carat yellow gold and both pieces are decorated with wonderful rich blue enamel. The watch itself is encrusted with old Read more
WM059
Wonderful pair of French eighteen-karat yellow gold gem set lockets and chains, C1898.The shaped foliate surround with ruby, emerald and rose cut diamond set flower heads and further sapphire diamond and ruby detailing. The frames inscribed 'JUILLET 1898', with central oval glazed panels containing period photographs. The scrolled bales with Read more
WM057
Very special little wonderful French piece made C1870 to 1880. It is set in eighteen-carat fine yellow gold, and it is a key for an antique watch. The fitting at the end would be the section where you would wind the watch up. It is depicting on the bottom a Read more
WM056
Really unusual and unique brooch made C1940, known as a tutti-frutti broach. It is set in eighteen-carat yellow gold and platinum. It is set with diamonds on the top with the main part of the brooch set with a selection of beautiful stones including opal, peridot. Pearl, green garnet, a Read more
WM055
Really unusual and rare piece of Victorian jewellery made in England c1880 to 1900 and set in eighteen-carat yellow gold. It is a brooch made in the form of a banjo. The centre part of the banjo is mother of pearl, and you even have strings on the banjo and Read more
WM052
Wonderful piece of Victorian metamorphic jewellery. It consists of a fifteen-carat curb link bracelet, with a hidden clasp. But we also have a section which can be worn as a brooch, or put into the bracelet to extend the bracelet and to turn it into an evening piece: it can Read more
WM051
Beautiful antique brooch made in France c1940 to 1950. It set in fine eighteen-carat yellow gold and depicts a reindeer. The reindeer is set with beautiful turquoise stones and a ruby for the eye. So let Christmas come early to one special person this year and get them this beautiful Read more
WM050
Beautiful original antique locket made in England c1850 to 1860. It set in a fine eighteen-carat gold and it is engraved on the front with "with skill and courage" as a latin motto (arte et animo). It has got an engraved pattern in the centre with a buckle on the Read more
WM049
Selection of three late Victorian period pins made in England c1880 to 1900. They are set in fine eighteen-carat and nine-carat yellow gold. They all depict horseshoes. The one here on the right is completely set with beautiful sapphire stones. The pin in the centre is set with old round Read more
WM047
Spectacular antique brooch made in France c1880 to 1900 and set in a fine eighteen-carat rose gold and silver fronted setting. It is made in the form of a dragonfly. The wings are set with old European cut diamonds, the body is set with rubies and the centre with a Read more
WM044
Wonderful vintage ladies brooch made circa 1950-1960, set in a very fine 18 carat yellow gold heavy setting. It depicts a phantasmagorical sea creature, or whimsical cat, or fierce dragon with beautiful cabochon-cut Ruby eyes. The whiskers and the nose are set with beautiful old brilliant cut diamonds and the Read more
WM043
Really unusual Muff chain made in England c1880 to 1900. It is made in eighteen-carat yellow gold and of a beautiful fine close link. It has its original swivel. It is also the full sixty inches in length and very unusually it is decorated with gold balls along the chain Read more
WM041
Remember... A memory... Forget me not... In the Italian, as suggested by the spelling of Dicembre 1897. Beautiful piece of antique jewellery, a real Christmas piece It is contained in a beautiful handmade leather box and when we open up the box it reveals the most beautiful locket and chain Read more
WM040
Wonderful original Edwardian period watch made c1910.It is set in platinum. The watch itself has an off-white coloured dial with black numerals. The fitting to the top of the watch is set with diamond as is the winder. The winder also has a diamond when you turn the watch around. Read more
WM037
Really unusual piece , one-of-a-kind. The box itself is just simply exquisite. It is a leather box, it is initialled on the front with the initials NE, the original owner of the piece inside, and the box is decorated with wonderful gold tooling on the sides and mounted on the Read more
WM036
Exceptional original antique full length muff chain. This beautiful chain was made in France c1900 and is made in eighteen-carat rich yellow gold. It is really unusual because on one side it has a slide that moves up and down the chain and the slide itself is decorated with amethyst Read more
WM035
Really unusual and rare piece, this beautiful brooch was made in France c1930 to 1940. It is set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold, and it obviously depicts a floral basket full of flowers. The flowers are made from emeralds and diamonds, rubies and diamonds, and sapphire and diamonds. What Read more
WM034
An exceptional antique gold and platinum set bracelet. This exquisite bracelet was made in France c1905 to 1910. It is set in eighteen-carat yellow gold and platinum. There's a centre bow which is set with small old round cut diamonds with a single solitary diamond on each side, set in Read more
WM032
This rare bracelet was made c1840-50, and is set in the finest eighteen-carat yellow gold. It consists of seven interlinked individual panels.This would have been a typical Grand-Tour souvenir, for the aristocrats visiting Italy, Greece, as they did in the nineteenth century.The panels depicts different scenes in Rome, on a Read more
WM031
Beautiful wrist watch by Cartier & Company. It is made in 18ct white gold. It has a small mother of pearl dial with black roman numeral and silver curved hands. The bezel of the watch is also set with small brilliant-cut diamonds. As this watch is the same width around Read more
WM030
Very unusual Art Deco bracelet made in London c1930-1940 and set in nine-carat gold. It is very heavy, and is set with eight rows of five beautiful Madera citrine stones each, the colour of which is exquisite. It sits beautifully when worn. Read more
WM029
Wonderful marvel from the past, all set in fourteen-carat yellow gold: a gold pocket watch made by Waltham (USA) with a white enamel dial and black numerals and a beautifully engraved case, the chain is original to the case, and it comes with a waist-coat fitting and a decorative anchor Read more
WM028
Unusual original wrist watch by Cartier & Co, in 18k yellow gold with its original 18k yellow gold bracelet strap. The dial of the watch is off white in colour with block roman numeral numbers. The sides and winder of the watch are set with brilliant-cut diamonds and it comes Read more
WM027
Very special fob, which can be worn as a pendant or as a charm on a bracelet, is set in fine eighteen-carat yellow gold and decorated with floral motifs on the border/basket, and set with a magnificent amethyst stone. It was originally worn on a muff-chain, which is typically sixteen-inch Read more
WM026
AWE
Nine-carat-yellow gold pig brooch sitting on a fine bar. Pigs are often bough for good luck and prosperity. Read more
WM023
Unusual antique brooch known as a gold-miner's brooch. It was traditionally made form the first nugget of gold that a miner would have found, often gifted to their sweet-heart. It is set in nine-carat slightly rose-coloured gold, and depicts the pick, spade and bucket ; the thee tools of the Read more
WM022
This exceptional piece is from Delphi Antiques in Dublin. It is an original early nineteenth century musical fob pendant. It was made in France C1840 and is made in eighteen carats yellow gold. It is of a fine empire design with the gold work of exceptional quality. The base of Read more
WM021
Edwardian period opal, sapphire and diamond set pendant necklace, made c1910. It is set in a fine platinum setting with a single opal suspended from the centre. The opal is rich green and blue in colouring. The top section of this piece is set with small French square cut sapphire Read more
WM019
This beautiful and unusual original antique egg shaped pendant is from Delphi Antiques in Dublin. It was made in Russia C1900 and is made in eighteen carats yellow gold and silver. It is made in the form of an egg which has been decorated with a rich blue enamel. The Read more
WM018
Late nineteenth century English 18ct yellow gold Fob watch, made c1890. It has a Swiss movement with unusual hand winding mechanism. It has a white enamel dial withy black Roman numeral and red numbers on the outer disk Read more
WM017
Fantastic Edwardian fob watch made in England c1905. Set in the finest eighteen-carat yellow gold, the top of the brooch is detachable so it can be worn as a pendant and/or a brooch, or combined.It sits in its original beautiful velvet-lined case retailed by Garrard & co. Read more
WM016
WEN
Late nineteenth century English 18ct yellow gold watch, made c1890. It has a Swiss movement with unusual hand winding mechanism. It has a white enamel dial withy black Roman numeral and black numbers on the outer disk Read more
WM015
Unusual Edwardian period, c1910 necklace, set with a large natural pearl which is entwined in a platinum setting set with small transitional cut diamonds in an Art Nouveau design. Read more
WM012
OEN
This very unusual original antique silver sovereign case is from Delphi Antiques in Dublin. It was made in England C1896 and is from the Victorian period. There are hundreds of silver sovereign cases to be bought at antique shops and fairs but what is really unique about this one is Read more
WM010
OWE
Late nineteenth century English Fob watch with a Swiss hand winding movement made in England c1890. It is in 18ct yellow gold with a white enamel dial with black numbers and beautifully crafted pierced hands. The back of the watch is set in the centre with a single peridot stone Read more
WM008
DWE
PT042 Hexagonal gold locket Read more
WM007
PWE
This beautiful vintage charm is from Delphi Antiques in Dublin. It was made C1950 and sis made in nine carats yellow gold. It is decorated with gold metal work and hand engraved. It is also set with semi-precious stones. It would be perfect as a very large charm on a Read more
WM006
Very unusual nine-carat rose gold compact complete with mirror and powder, that would suit an Albert or muff-chain.It is not engraved, and is decorated on the outside with a beautiful engine-turned pattern. Read more
WM005
Late nineteenth century English 18ct yellow gold watch, made c1890. It has a Swiss movement with unusual hand winding mechanism. It has a white enamel dial withy black Roman numeral and black numbers on the outer disk. The back of the watch is also embossed in the rococo style Read more
WM003
Beautiful vintage bracelet made in England c1940-1950 is set in a fine nine-carat yellow gold in a brick-style pattern, with the buckle and straps decorated with a bark finish just like the v-shaped end-tip of the overall belt design. Read more
WM002
This is a really unusual piece of antique jewellery. It is an original late victorian period match box or what was known at the time as a vesta case. It was made in England C1895 and is nine carats rose gold. It was proberly worn originally on a victorian muff Read more

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PT170
Something quite unusual for Delphi Antiques: a set of wonderful late 19th century rosary beads. They were made in France c1890 to 1900 and they're made in the finest eighteen-carat yellow gold with the beads being hand carved in an octagonal ball shaped setting in jet. There is a Christian Read more
PT106
This wonderful necklace is straight from the 1950's. The 1950's was the era of glamour and this beautiful neckpiece represents this era so well. It was made in England and is made in eighteen-carat white gold. It depicts panthers walking in a row and is completely encrusted with old brilliant-cut Read more
BL104
Really unique and one-of-a-kind bracelets made in Russia C1880 to 1900. It is set in a fine fourteen-carat rich yellow gold setting and is set with a mixture of stones: old European cut diamonds, Burma rubies and Ceylan sapphires. All set within a square four-clawed box-style setting. Read more
DR483
Really unusual and rare ring made by the famous Parisian company Van Cleef & Arpels. Van Cleef & Arpels were set up in Paris in 1906 and this beautiful ring was made c1970. It is set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold setting with a pair of emerald cut diamonds Read more
BH142
Really unusual ladies brooch in the form of a bug. It is set in fine eighteen-carat yellow gold and set with this absolutely superb large cabochon-cut, oval shaped, fire opal and a circular fire opal. The bug also has two rubies set as the eyes. It is a wonderful and Read more
VR097
Amazing and one-of-a-kind ring beautifully made in France c1905 to 1910. , in the Art Deco period. It is set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold setting and set in the centre with a spectacular marquise-cut fire opal. This is surrounded by decorations with guilloché enamel and is highlighted with Read more
BH143
Very unusual pair of late Victorian period brooches made in England c1880. They are set in fine eighteen-carat yellow gold, and depict two lizards, most likely two geckos. They can be worn on the lapel of a jacket and arranged any which way, because they have a beautiful chain in Read more
GP035
Really unusual and unique ring in the shape of a band and depicting a buckle on the front and then the belt going all the way, hand engraved around the ring. This ring is extremely old. It was made in the Georgian period c1770 to 1800 and it is set Read more
EG120
Wonderful pair of original French Cartier turquoise and diamond set earrings made circa 1960, si they are vintage. They are set in fine eighteen-carat yellow gold settings with each earring being set with three cabochon cut turquoise stones and numerous brilliant cut diamonds. In this beautiful leaf design each of Read more
BL107
Really unique and unusual Victorian bracelet made in England C1860 to 1880, in the Victorian period. It is set with an amazing array of agate stones: a series of rectangular panel shaped ones accompanied by a pair of agate stones, repeated all the way around the bracelet.It comes with its Read more
BH015
Unusual and rare original Edwardian period brooch, made c1910 in the form of a cat holding an umbrella. It is set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold and platinum setting with old cut diamonds, two natural pearls and two rubies in what has to be a brooch to converse over. Read more
BL098
Beautiful original vintage gold and diamonds bracelet made in Italy c1950. It is set in eighteen-carat yellow gold and beautifully set with brilliant cut diamonds set in a fine four-claw setting. The design of the bracelet is really unusual. It is an interlinked box links with panels in between. The Read more
BL103
Most unusual late 19th century bracelet made in France c1880 to 1890 and set in a fine heavy eighteen-carat yellow gold. It depicts a dragon, beautifully decorated with blue and green enamelling. It has a cabochon cut stone as its eye and the head is also set with small all Read more
PT157
Exceptionally pretty pearl and diamond set locket and chain made in England c1905 to 1910, so from the Edwardian period, and it is set in a fine platinum setting. The heart-shaped locket is set with natural pearls with very small old round cut diamonds in between. It comes with this Read more
GP032
Unusual ring made in the Georgian period in England c1780 to 1800. It is set in eighteen-carat yellow gold and it is set with a rock crystal which is hand carved and then painted in reverse. The painting is set on woven hair as a background for grief, probably for Read more
SR177
Incredible original vintage ring made in France c1950 to 1960 and set with two beautiful sapphire stones. The sapphire stone on the left is a natural ceylon stone, it is octagonal in shape and weighs approximately six carats. The one on the right is a yellow sapphire stone, really beautiful Read more
UN190
Really pretty signet or pinky ring made in England c1915 and set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold setting. The centre panel of the ring is square and inset with a small old brilliant cut diamond in a square shaped setting. It is a really pretty and beautifully handmade piece Read more
ER096
This ring was certainly a special request at the time, as it is highly unusual in its design and in the shapes involved. It was made in England c1900, set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold setting with a cushion-cut diamond at the top, an Asccher-cut Colombian emerald at the Read more
VR084
Wonderful original Art Deco aquamarine and diamond ring made c1920. It is set in a fine platinum setting with a wonderful Asscher cut aquamarine stone at the centre, set in four claws. The weight of the aquamarine stone is four carats and eighty-three points and it is simply set on Read more
DR399
Really unusual ring set in a fine platinum setting with a very rare heart-shaped diamond as a centrepiece set in six claws. The diamond weight is one carat and nine points, with a colour I and a clarity VS1.It is simply set on each shoulder with a single baguette-cut diamond Read more
PT145
Wonderful original vintage aquamarine and diamond-set pendant necklace. This beautiful necklace was made c1940 and is set in a fine eighteen-carat white gold setting with a single rich blue pear-shaped aquamarine stone as its centrepiece. It is surrounded by seventeen brilliant-cut diamonds, all in a pear shaped design. The chain Read more
PT132
A really unusual and unique piece of Victorian jewellery. This unique pendant and chain is from the Victorian era, c880. It consists of a large rock crystal stone with a bug mounted onto it.The fly itself is made from an amethyst stone. It comes with its original chain which is Read more
GP022
Very unusual pair of earrings made in England in the Georgian period, c1780-1800. They are set in fine gold settings, silver fronted.The are set in the centre with a pear-shaped ruby, surrounded by a single row of rose-cut diamonds in the shape of a heart, with a small ruby set Read more
GP001
Exquisite pair of Georgian gold and citrine earrings.They are very long, and of the best quality, but still very light in weight, and easy to wear.Each earring is set in eighteen-carat yellow gold, set in the centre with a pear-shaped citrine stone, with an oval one at the bottom, and Read more
ET027
Unusual and rare set of three individual eternity rings, set in fine eighteen-carat white gold: one is made of sapphire, one of diamonds, and one of ruby, all of them in an Asscher cut, all set within four claws.They can be worn individually or you can mix them together or Read more
CL018
These are a wonderful pair of cufflinks. They were made in England C1910 and are from the Edwardian period. They are made in eighteen carats yellow gold and beautifully handpainted in enamels depicting images of horses. The quality of the painting is exceptional and they are in mint condition. Read more
BL089
Very unusual vintage bracelet made c1940-1950 set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold setting, made of individual panels sequences: four Burma sapphires followed by five brilliant-cut diamonds, four Colombian emeralds followed by five brilliant-cut diamonds, and finally four Burma rubies and five diamonds, and so on! Read more
BL085
Late Victorian period bracelet, made in England c1880-1890, set in nine-carat yellow gold, and nine-carat rose gold. The four engraved hearts are very unusual on this bracelet, with the curb links set between them. It has its original heart-shaped padlock clasp. Read more
CL049
WON
Unusual pair of silver oval-shaped cufflinks. Made in Germany c1910 they are handpainted with portraits of King Charles Spaniels, and blue enamel in an Art Nouveau pattern. Read more
VR071
This exquisite and unusual original antique ring is from Delphi Antiques in Dublin It was made in Austria C1905 It is set in a fine eighteen carats yellow gold and silver setting with a wonderful oval shaped pink Tourmaline stone in the centre set in a fine rub over setting Read more
BH005
WON
Beautiful and unusual small brooch, made in France c1920, set in eighteen-carat yellow gold. The cutest of scotty and cat are handcarved in coral stone: it is really unusual and sweet. Read more
BH039
Unusual Edwardian period brooch, made in the form of a hand holding an open fan, made c1900, it is set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold setting which is set with two asscher cut rubies and is also hand painted with a floral design. Read more
BH056
Horse shoes are always connected with good luck and in Victorian times more than ever This beautiful Victorian brooch made in the shape of a horse shoe was most likely made originally for someone that had a keen interest in horses or made to be given to someone for good Read more
BH080
AWE
Unusual late Victorian nine-carat gold brooch depicting an Irish harp and shamrock motif. Read more
BH113
This wonderful and rare original antique Irish brooch is from Delphi Antiques in Dublin. It was made in Dublin C1890 by Johnson of Dublin and is made in fifteen carats yellow gold. It is beautifully made and is known as an Irish Tara brooch. The quality and detail in the Read more
BH012
Unusual and rare Edwardian period c1910 18 ct gold and platinum brooch. Consisting of a lizard, which is set with old cut diamonds and rubies. The lizard sits inside a shell carved from mother of pearl. Read more
BH074
Selection of wonderful late Victorian period brooches in the form of butterflies. They were made in England c1880-1900 and are set in eighteen-carat yellow gold and platinum settings and are set with sapphires rubies diamonds and natural pearls all in the most beautiful handmade settings. Read more
BH117
AWE
Touching Mizpah brooch: forget-me-not token for a loved one, which reads: (May) The Lord watch between thee and me... when we are absent from one another Mizpah is the Hebrew word for "watchtower". Read more
BL025
Usual and rare late nineteenth century eighteen-carat yellow gold bracelet which is decorated with a selection of six Russian and Persian enameled eggs. The beautiful eggs are hand enameled in a selection of outstanding colours with some of the eggs being also inset with various stones. Read more
BL026
Beautiful original c1890 late Victorian period 9ct yellow gold curb link bracelet with original heart-shaped padlock clasp. It has a selection of hand painted enamel charms of cherubs which make this bracelet a one of a kind. Read more
BL035
This exceptional original Victorian bracelet was made in England C1900. It is made in fifteen carats yellow gold and is of a curb link design. Victorian gold bracelets in fifteen carats gold are very unusual and rare to find these days as most Victorian bracelets are either made in nine Read more
BL047
Beautiful original late Victorian diamond set bangle bracelet, made in England c1900. It is set in a fine 18ct yellow gold setting with 9 old cut diamonds in the centre set in a flower or cluster style setting with smaller diamonds set on each shoulder of the bangle. Centre stone Read more
BL051
Unusual and rare late nineteenth century eighteen-carat yellow gold curb links bracelet which has 4 beautiful hand enameled Russian eggs applied to it, the eggs are hand enameled in beautiful colours and also inset with garnet, ruby, emerald and diamond stones. Read more
PT019
c1905, unusual and rare Edwardian period diamond set negligée pendant and chain, in its original presentation case with fittings to convert the 2 main stones in the pendant for use as a ring or bar brooch. The pendant is made in the form of a bow with 2 transitional cut Read more

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