An exotic nubile beauty is decked out in almost full regalia in this surreal Art Deco compact crafted in silver, metal and colorful enamel. 1920s.
The top of this nineteenth-century clamshell-shaped silver box is inlaid with translucent rust and white colored banded agate. Perfect for your pills and/or snuff. 2 3/8 inches by 1 3/4 inches.
A rare collectable from the San Francisco 49ers - the original gold miners, not the football team. This truly extraordinary keepsake is composed of two thick and substantially proportioned (1 1/2 inches by 1 1/4 inches) gold-in-quartz plaques that serve as book covers for two golden, double-sided, m...(more)
A striking and sizable, double-sided, early-twentieth century covered lorgnette decoratively pierced in gleaming 14 karat rosy-yellow gold with neoclassical floral design motifs. This elegant and useful (for the over-40 crowd) adornment is miraculously unengraved (monogram-wise) and measures an ampl...(more)
A fabulous work of jewelry art, a la Buccelati, for your purse or vitrine. This magnificent circular compact is handcrafted in four colors of 18 karat gold: green, rose, white and yellow. The tree design is wrapped in a flowing diamond bow and is blossoming with ten luscious cabochon ruby fruits. Wo...(more)
Breathtaking Boucheron, 18 karat rose gold and sterling silver minaudiere, studded with 12 bezel-set cabochon-cut rubies. The top of this opulent purse is 18 karat pink gold, pierced and engraved, depicting two birds surrounded by ruby-studded flowers and leaves. The box is elegantly hinged and open...(more)
A whimsical vintage scarf ring in sterling from Tiffany & Co. This friendly viper will hold your scarf stylishly around your neck. A wonderful Tiffany vintage treasure.
Scarves are coming back and this is just the thing! A lascivious Satyr fronts a ring of grapevine leaves in this very cool and unusual hinged Art Nouveau clip artfully rendered in gleaming, and weighty, 18 karat gold - circa 1900.
This sparkling, rare and enchanting hair adornment hails back to the turn-of-the-twentieth century - circa 1900. Elegantly hand fabricated in platinum with delicate openwork and milgraining,, this beautiful barrette centers on a shimmering natural button pearl, closely embraced on each side with a b...(more)
A rare and darling Portugese-made jewel to dress up your lovely locks, made after the hallmark dates of 1938, crafted in silver over gold, and glistening with rose-cut diamonds and navette-shaped amethysts. Sweet. 1 11/16 inch long.
A rare and ravishing adornment for your flowing tresses beautifully handcrafted in platinum over 14 karat yellow gold. This light and lovely hair ornament features a bright and sparkling .15 carat European-cut diamond which floats in the center of an openwork navette-shape border. A thoroughly charm...(more)
Who wouldn't love to adorn her flowing tresses with this exquisite sparkling diamond barrette? A row of five bezel-set, old mine-cut diamonds cascades atop the gentle curve of this quintessential early-Art Deco Jewel, circa 1920. The background and frame are delicately adorned with fine decorative o...(more)