The Beginning

What you see above, is one of the first ever pieces of jewelry that was designed by Antiquarian Couture.  What many jewelry brands never do, is show you the beginning.  This typically isn’t shown because it reveals that their brand has made mistakes and may […]

Antique 1896 Elgin Watch Cicada

An antique watch movement, made by the Elgin National Watch Company, was produced in 1896. There is a thin coating of resin over the movement. A cicada wing is attached to the side and a coat of resin is over that as well. This hangs […]

Metal Dragonfly and Gears Pendant

This pendant is made using an antique watch case back which has layers of metal gears and a metal dragonfly. Resin was poured inside and cured to seal everything underneath. This has a silver plated bail on the back.