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.
Dress up your tresses with this extra charming Victorian hair comb ornately rendered in 22K yellow gold and dotted with diamonds, rubies and sapphires. This baroque beauty is engraved on the reverse: Rachel Tweatman 1888. 4 1/2 inch by 2 1/2 inch.
A marvelous, large-scale sterling silver watch chain from late 19th century England, with classic Industrial Revolution ornamental style, and long enough to be worn as a stunning necklace as well. Superb! With English hallmarks, 24" long by 7/8' wide
A colorful and artsy round container, circa 1920s, perhaps formerly a compact, adorned on top with a splendid Art Deco floral design rendered in blue, green, yellow, red, lavender and ivory enamel. The reverse shimmers with a radiating engine engraved design. Sterling silver, 2 3/8 inches by just sh...(more)
A talented golden bear forever pedals his unicycle atop a virgin (uncarved that is) agate seal. The ultimate trained seal! Rare, whimsical and wonderful. 1 1/4 inch by 7/8 inch.
Now that those groovy silk neckerchiefs (scarves) from the seventies are finally back in fashion, secure yours with this fabulous 18 karat gold and diamond griffin. The .15 carat European-cut diamond is set in platinum. 1 1/4 inches long.
From pre-Soviet Imperial Russia, this folding miniature altar pendant, crafted in .84 silver, unfolds to reveal a colorful enamel triptych centering on the Virgin and Child guarded left and right by vigilant archangels. Closed: 1 1/2 inches high by 1 1/4 inches wide; open: 2 3/8 inches wide.
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. 2 and 3/8 inches diameter.
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 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)
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.