Wonders of Delphi

WM042
Really amazing piece of antique jewellery made in France circa 1920. It is set in fine eighteen-carat slightly rose-coloured gold, and it is a pendant brooch, made in the form of a tiger. It is beautifully enamelled in the colourings of a large cat. The mouth opening is set with 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
WM039
Here we have a wonderful original late Victorian period muff chain with the original sovereign case attached, made in England c1880. It is made in nine-carat rose gold, and it is fashioned with beautiful torpedo and ball set panels with Belcher links in between the pattern. It comes with this Read more
WM038
Really unusual mid Victorian period bracelet made in the shape of a snake's head holding a heart. It is set in fifteen-carat yellow gold and beautifully designed.The head of the snake is set with wonderful turquoise stones. It has got diamonds set for the eyes. The heart is also holding 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 saffron diamonds. What is 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
WM025
Unusual and rare Art Deco platinum wrist watch. Made by Cartier and Company c1920 it is of an octagonal shape with a wonderful simple grey coloured dial with black numerals. It also has its original platinum bracelet strap and because of its age has a winding movement. 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
WM014
Rare piece made in England c1840-1850, in the glory of the Georgian to Victorian period, and is set in nine carat yellow gold and consists of four items: a wonderful seal set with a cornelian stone at the base, a locket int he centre for your loved one, and a Read more
WM013
PPE
This unusual perfume bottle pendant is from Delphi Antiques in Dublin. It was made in England C1900 and is from the late Victorian period. It is solid silver which is fully hallmarked with a London silver mark. It has been gilded with eighteen carats gold which has a slightly rose 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
WM009
Unique original miniature watch-ring. Made in France c1910 in the art nouveau style it is eighteen-carat yellow gold and has the sweetest small watch set into the head of the ring. The watch and shoulders of the ring are beautifully decorated with red green and black enamel in the art 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
WM004
This beautiful original antique diamond set brooch is from Delphi Antiques in Dublin. It was made in France C1880 and is made in the form of a violin. It is made in eighteen carats slightly rose coloured gold and the detail in the violin is exquisite. It is set with 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
WM001
DWE
This beautiful charm is from Delphi Antiques in Dublin. It is a beautiful vintage piece C1960 and is set in nine carats yellow gold. It is made in the form of a lantern and is set with semi precious stones including Ametyst pearls coral and turquoise . It is a Read more

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CL081
Antique cufflinks made by Wilson and Gill in London. They are set in fine nine-carat gold settings and depict Foxes' heads. The Foxs’ heads are beautifully executed and carved, and each head is set with two ruby eyes. The detailing of the fox is just really incredible and brings these Read more
OR084
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
DR400
Really beautiful vintage three-stone diamond ring set in a signed platinum setting with three brilliant-cut diamonds set within six claws. The centre diamond here is seventy-three points. It is a colour E and a clarity VS2. The shoulder diamonds are sixty points each, and they are both a colour E 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
EG110
Wonderful pair of original Art Nouveau period amethyst-set earrings made in England c1910 to 1915. They are set in fine eighteen-carat yellow gold settings, with each earring being set with a wonderful rich marquise-cut amethyst stone. They are a wonderful rich deep colour and the detailing to the gold, particularly 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
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
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
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
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
OR071
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
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
BH031
Unusual late Victorian bug brooch, made in England c1880, it is set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold setting with a bug perched upon a bar, it is set with single cushion garnet, old cut Victorian diamonds, two rubies and a single natural pearl. The shape of the body and 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
BH045
Unusual late Victorian diamond set bug brooch, made in England c1880, it is set in a fine eighteen-carat yellow gold and silver fronted setting, it is set with five old cut diamonds, which are surrounded by similar smaller diamonds in a finest Victorian setting. 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
BH090
This beautiful original antique brooch is from Delphi Antiques in Dublin. It was made C1900 most likely by Hopkins and Hopkins in Dublin and is a Celtic Tara brooch. It is not set in gold and is set with semi precious stones so it was a piece of dress jewellery 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
BL053
Pretty original 18ct yellow gold charm bracelet, made in England c1940. It is decorated with six 18ct gold enamel decorated charms 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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