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AC Silver offers a fine collection of aquamarine jewellery, including many pieces featuring diamonds or pearls which enhance the natural elegance of aquamarines.

Our stunning collection includes a range of jewellery types and styles, ranging from statement antique aquamarine earrings through to vintage Art Deco pendants and more.

All of the aquamarine jewellery for sale at AC Silver includes free and insured global shipping.

Andrew Campbell personally hand picks all of the vintage and antique aquamarine jewellery in our inventory. All of which are provided with independent diamond grading report cards and/or certificates.

antique aquamarine jewellery

Throughout much of recorded history, the aquamarine has been believed to serve a symbolic purpose and bring luck to the wearer.

During the Roman era, these gemstones were often embellished with a carved image of a frog, creating a talisman that was thought to reconcile enemies and make them friends. In addition to this, the Romans also believed that aquamarines would "absorb the atmosphere of young love." Because of this, the gemstone was considered the most appropriate gift to give to a bride on the morning after her wedding, and today the aquamarine is considered the official present for a 19th wedding anniversary. There was another Roman belief that aquamarines would help to cure illnesses; particularly of the stomach, liver, jaw, and throat.

For the Romans and the Greeks, the aquamarine was believed to be the sailor''s gem, presumably because of the stone''s resemblance of the ocean. Having an aquamarine on the ship was thought to ensure a safe passage through rough and choppy tides.

The pale blue stone was later believed to bring luck to soldiers. During the medieval period, it was thought that wearing an aquamarine into battle would render a soldier invincible. It was also believed, within medieval society, that this gemstone would reawaken the love of married couples.

After the Victorian era, in the late 19th century, Aquamarines encountered perhaps their biggest surge in popularity. During this time, Art Nouveau styles rebelled against the strictness of the Victorian era and jewellery makers took inspiration from nature and animals creating swirling, playful designs often incorporating gold. The aquamarine was also a jewel of choice when it came to the Art Deco era during the early 20th century. The elongated, emerald cut gems perfectly suited the sleek geometric jewellery styles that this artistic movement was so famous for.

Throughout history, aquamarine jewellery has been popular due to the beautiful, colourful variety of tones these gemstones can come in. During the 19th century, light green aquamarines were most frequently used in jewellery making. However, today we most often encounter sky blue aquamarine jewellery.

During the Art Deco and Art Nouveau periods, aquamarine was particularly popular in jewellery making. Jewellers specialising in Art Nouveau Jewellery style during the late 1800s and the early 1900s rebelled against the strict rules of jewellery making in the Victorian era, and chose to craft pieces inspired by nature and animals, often featuring the gorgeous aquamarine.

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40.72ct Aquamarine and 1.82ct Diamond Platinum Dress Ring - Vintage Circa 1990
Price: GBP £14,450.00
21.12ct Aquamarine and 5.86ct Diamond, 18ct White Gold Clip on Earrings - Vintage Circa 1980
Price: GBP £14,245.00
34.22 ct Aquamarine and 1.28 ct Diamond, 15 ct White Gold Cocktail Ring - Art Deco - Vintage Circa 1950
Price: GBP £13,950.00
9.06ct Aquamarine and 8.25ct Diamond, Platinum Cluster Earrings - Vintage Circa 1970
Price: GBP £13,950.00
Antique 42.88ct Rectangular Cut Aquamarine, Diamond and White Gold Pendant
Price: GBP £13,950.00
22.32ct Aquamarine, 7.62ct Diamond and 18ct Yellow Gold Pendant - Vintage Circa 1950
Price: GBP £12,950.00
Vintage 30.09ct Aquamarine and 2.94ct Diamond Ring in Yellow Gold
Price: GBP £12,950.00
Antique 4.73 ct Aquamarine and 0.54 ct Diamond, Seed Pearl Necklace
Price: GBP £12,950.00
25.23ct Aquamarine and 3.40ct Diamond, Platinum Dress Ring - Vintage Circa 1950
Price: GBP £12,045.00
Vintage 33.20 ct Aquamarine, 3.59 ct Diamond and Platinum Pendant
Price: GBP £10,950.00
104.26ct Aquamarine and 18ct Rose Gold Necklace - Antique Circa 1920
Price: GBP £10,950.00
20.50 ct Aquamarine and 2.15 ct Diamond, Platinum Dress Ring - Vintage Circa 1950
Price: GBP £9,950.00
Cushion Cut 71.50ct Aquamarine, Diamond Pendant in Platinum
Price: GBP £9,950.00
48.34ct Oval Aquamarine and 0.70ct Diamond, 18ct Yellow Gold and Platinum Necklace
Price: GBP £9,950.00
Antique 42.24ct Aquamarine, 1.62ct Diamond and Platinum Brooch / Pendant
Price: GBP £9,950.00
45.09ct Aquamarine and 0.96ct Diamond, 18ct White Gold Cocktail Ring - Vintage Circa 1970
Price: GBP £9,845.00
40.35ct Aquamarine and 18ct Yellow Gold Cuff Bangle - Vintage Circa 1980
Price: GBP £8,950.00
43.84 ct Aquamarine, 0.85 ct Diamond and Pearl, Platinum Brooch - Antique Circa 1910
Price: GBP £8,450.00
14.35ct Aquamarine and 0.20ct Diamond and 18ct White Gold Dress Ring - Vintage Circa 1950
Price: GBP £7,950.00
13.04ct Aquamarine and 0.20ct Diamond, 18ct Yellow Gold Cocktail Ring - Vintage Circa 1970
Price: GBP £7,950.00
2.23ct Aquamarine and 2.75ct Diamond, Platinum Earrings - Antique Circa 1930
Price: GBP £7,950.00
3.28ct Aquamarine and 1.68ct Diamond, 18ct White Gold Cocktail Ring
Price: GBP £7,950.00
10.97ct Aquamarine and 1.57ct Topaz, 1.42ct Diamond and Platinum Necklace - Antique Circa 1920
Price: GBP £7,645.00
3.22 ct Diamond and 2.10 ct Aquamarine, Pearl and 18 ct Yellow Gold Pendant/Brooch - Antique Victorian
Price: GBP £7,645.00

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