New York City has been buzzing with Fashion Week festivities, and one of the prominent trends on the runways here has been a classically simple, streamlined silhouette. And while many assume that antique jewelry is often too fussy for modern tastes, Nelson and Nelson features some beautiful antique pieces that make a fabulous 21st-century statement.
This unusual antique Victorian 15k yellow gold finely woven mesh rope chain features a beautifully formed figural snake head (with ruby eyes) and tail, which are delicately engraved to mimic the scaled skin of a reptile. Made in England circa 1880, this work of art is fully hallmarked and designed to hang just below the collar bone. For more information, click here.
While these striking English Victorian 15 karat gold earrings were made around 1875 (during the height of the Industrial Revolution), they have a wonderfully contemporary aura. Approximately 1.5 inches in length, they are in excellent estate condition. For more information, click here.
This timeless antique diamond, platinum and 14 karat gold Edwardian bangle bracelet was made in the U.S. circa 1910. The gold bangle frame is centered with a platinum and diamond-set geometric section featuring 9 Old Mine diamonds totaling approximately 1.0 carat. For more information, click here.