An elegant Art Deco hair ornament, designed and meticulously hand-fabricated by one of the most important American jewelers of the early-20th Century - Marcus and Co. The platinum hair barrette sparkles with 33 bright-white European-cut diamonds, forming a ribbon outlined with dramatically contrast...(more)
Seal your proclamations with this fabulous and sizable antique fob, masterfully handcrafted in repousee gold with (coincidentally) your very own family crest (a shield and flag) finely hand engraved in butterscotch colored carnelian. This consummate Victorian keepsake makes for a very hip pendant. 1...(more)
Fabulous 18K yellow gold ladies Art Deco era black enameled compact with geometric gold inlay details and a central jadeite, coral and rose cut diamond floral motif. The compact opens to reveal a mirror, lipstick case and compartment for rouge and measures 2 long by 3 wide and 1/2 thick. With French...(more)
A nineteenth century watch chain that was long ago intended for a solemn occasion now makes for a timeless adornment worn as a dramatic bracelet with drop. Nineteen faceted onyx orbs, culminating in a twentieth matching 19 millimeter fob, are connected by 14K rose-gold links to create a very cool 11...(more)
A charming, old fashioned silver and gilt (inside) round box enameled with an ivory background and a central bouquet of pink roses concentrically encircled by faint lavender colored rose motifs which continue all around the sides. This beautiful box measures 4 inches round and 1 1/4 inches tall.
Only the French would come up with such a fanciful clip that can be used in so many ways. Perhaps a decadent money clip? Perhaps a sturdy clip brooch for a jacket or sweater? You decide. However you use it, it is a beautiful 18 karat yellow gold clip set with dreamy moonstones and lapis lazuli. Fren...(more)
Beautify your bob with this ravishing and regal rarity. Five ornate, repousse golden plumes, each dotted with an old mine-cut diamond, crowns a translucent, butterscotch colored, double-tined hair comb. The base of the ornament is adorned with classic Victorian Etruscan Revival granulation. Somethin...(more)
In addition to making a stunningly stylish necklace pendant, restaurant menus and opera programs suddenly become clearer with this charming, late-Edwardian/early-Art Deco, double-sided lorgnette expertly hand crafted and hand engraved in platinum with .65 carat of glittering diamonds. The better to ...(more)
This ravishing polychromatic rarity has a remarkable pedigree, according to the hallmark (a shield shape cartouche with keys and a papal hat) it hails from a part of mid-nineteenth century Italy which was, until 1870, under papal rule. The central panels of this extraordinary and functional adornmen...(more)
More fun than a Swiss Army knife - all the accoutrements needed to run the household of your manor or chateau - circa 1860. Suspended from an ornate rose gold fleur-de-lys pin are: an ornately covered lorgnette, a gold-topped perfumer, a gold button hook, a gold-covered pocket knife and a very rare ...(more)
Just in case you need to stitch up your fancy frock whilst on the run, this traveling 18K yellow gold sewing kit is just for you. Your chauffeur or handmaiden should always keep this handy in the glove compartment of your Rolls or Bentley. Complete with scissors, needle, needle case, thimble and awl...(more)
A handsome and splendidly decorated watch chain from Victorian England, with ornate interlocking bars connected by faceted links embossed with a Greek key motif. Expertly crafted in rosy-yellow 9 karat gold, with swivel and T bar, measures 14 3/4 inches long by 7/16 inch.