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Agate crystals occurs in many hues and typically grows as a layer stones. Sometimes these layers are strikingly different colors, and this contrast can be used to great effect in cameos, intaglios, or in the case of this piece, to create a pretty striped halo. Metaphysically speaking, the multiple layers of the agate crystal have the power to elicit hidden truths and balance yin and yang. This Victorian ball locket features two beautifully mismatched banded agate cabochons fitted in…

Agate crystals occurs in many hues and typically grows as a layer stones. Sometimes these layers are strikingly different colors, and this contrast can be used to great effect in cameos, intaglios, or in the case of this piece, to create a pretty striped halo. Metaphysically speaking, the multiple layers of the agate crystal have the power to elicit hidden truths and balance yin and yang. This Victorian ball locket features two beautifully mismatched banded agate cabochons fitted in…

Late Victorian Silver and Paste Locket Necklace, $350

Late Victorian Silver and Paste Locket Necklace, $350

This Victorian rose gold ring is adorned with an abstracted greek key motif set…

This Victorian rose gold ring is adorned with an abstracted greek key motif set…

Is anyone guiltily watching the history-porn show "Outlander"? Just me? OK. Well, I was into Victorian Scottish jewelry before that, like this agate and silver bracelet, which would have been made popular by Queen Victoria's own Scotland fetish in the mid 1800's. Whether the Celtic motifs were true to Scottish culture, or even if this bracelet was made in Scotland, is up for debate. It was meant to evoke a romantic Victorian idea of Old Caledonia, and I think it does the job.

Is anyone guiltily watching the history-porn show "Outlander"? Just me? OK. Well, I was into Victorian Scottish jewelry before that, like this agate and silver bracelet, which would have been made popular by Queen Victoria's own Scotland fetish in the mid 1800's. Whether the Celtic motifs were true to Scottish culture, or even if this bracelet was made in Scotland, is up for debate. It was meant to evoke a romantic Victorian idea of Old Caledonia, and I think it does the job.

Ancient Flint Arrowhead in Victorian Era Gold Mounting

Ancient Flint Arrowhead in Victorian Era Gold Mounting

This large Victorian era oval locket is made in burnished 15k yellow gold. The…

This large Victorian era oval locket is made in burnished 15k yellow gold. The…