By virtue of our San Francisco location we are fortunate, now and then, to come across original local estates with these exceedingly rare gold in quartz collectibles from the days of the gold rush. Here is a magnificent watch chain and fob in rose gold and yellow gold with double bars of gold in qua...(more)
An Art Deco sterling silver powder box with an engine turned back. The box is enameled with a striking black, cream, green, grey and blue geometric and floral motif. 2" diameter.
A charming accessory to carry in your purse. This sterling silver compact is decorated with a quaint floral and basket weave design.
Need a light? Call forth the dragon on this Japanese silver cigarette case. The dragon aims to protect and bring good fortune. On this case, it is surrounded by a deeply engraved foliate motif pattern. 950 Silver.
Silver rectangular compact with engraved scrolling foliate motif. This compact measures 1 3/4 by 2 by 3/4".
A petite, palm size, 14k yellow gold round compact with a basket weave texture. 2 1/16 inches round. Sweet as can be.
A darling Victorian accessory. A miniature compact and lipstick combination in 14k yellow gold with elaborate hand chased floral designs around a machine engraved texture. 2" by 1 1/2 "
A chevron pattern is rendered in 14k yellow gold and platinum in this perfectly lovely change purse from the turn of the 20th century. This looks great and is fun to wear on a long neck chain. The purse measures roughly 3 inches square.
A stunning pair of boxes in 14k rose gold and green gold stripes with contrasting machine engraved patterns by the renowned New York, Paris and Palm Beach jeweler's Charlton & Co. Elegant tiny diamond set clasp in platinum. Both pieces are engraved on the inside lid "Betty Sherwood / New York". Exce...(more)
A beautiful gold-filled buckle studded with gem-toned paste in assorted geometric shapes. The buckle is decorated with exquisite floral and foliate repousse work. This piece measures 3 1/2 inches by about 1 1/2 inch wide.
This beautiful damascene cigarette case, probably from the Meiji era (1868-1912), depicts a shinto shrine under a holy mountain. Originally a souvenir from a pilgrammage.
An original souvenir from the 49ers. (Not the football team). Seven three-sided gold in quartz inlayed links set in rose gold with the original matching T-bar and a gold nugget for good luck. Rarer than hens teeth.