An utterly charming pair of original early-twentieth century diamond drop earrings, daintily handcrafted in silver over gold, sparkling at the bottom with antique pear shape diamonds, set in buttercup settings and dancing below slender diamond-set tops. Rare and timeless twinklers measuring just shy...(more)
Simply heavenly antique drop earrings, artfully ornamented with exquisite black and white Swiss enamel in a scrolling foliate pattern against a gleaming 18k rosy-yellow gold background. Rare, wonderful and very versatile, with the bottom pendant drop being removable, these marvelous nineteenth-centu...(more)
A sweet and petite pair of early-twentieth century drops, each glittering with a trio of old mine-cut diamonds, set in platinum bezels over 18K yellow gold and separated by articulated knife wire. 3/4 inch long.
These gorgeous and glistening sky blue aquamarine ear clips come to us from the mid-twentieth century with timeless, geometric Art Deco style at the forefront. The rich pastel blue gems are crowned with a sparkling trio of round diamonds and supported at the base with a classic diamond-set step moti...(more)
The beauty of antique and vintage diamonds, compared to their modern counterparts, are the individual characteristics which distinguishes each and every stone. Rather than strictly adhering to cookie-cutter formulas, the diamond cutters of yore viewed each rough diamond as an ancient Greek or Roman ...(more)
Nineteenth century drop earrings for mourning, noon and night. Bad joke, but what were once upon a time (the Victorian period) sentimental mourning jewelry now makes for a hip, basic black fashion statement. Faceted black onyx pendaloques swing below faceted black onyx hexagons set in rosy-yellow go...(more)
Ravishing rarities. In place of tried and true turquoise, these late-nineteenth century earrings, hand crafted in silver over gold, feature a pair of robin's egg blue (possibly Peruvian) opals surrounded by a glittering halo of old mine-cut diamonds, totaling one carat. The posts were added at a lat...(more)
The only component less that one hundred years old in these dazzling diamond ear drops are the platinum and gold mountings which were probably remade at a later date to replace the silver over gold originals. 1.65 carats of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds are arrayed in classic circular clusters ...(more)
Carmen Miranda would have loved these sweet and juicy tutti-frutti earrings centering on a translucent green cabochon emerald embellished with a sparkling floral spray of diamonds, cabochon rubies and sapphires. (If you're too young to know who Carmen Miranda is...Google her!) Color your world (and ...(more)
Artistic, distinctive and graceful drop earrings from the early 20th century, with over one carat of bright and glittering mine-cut diamonds set inside elegant serpentine frames with sparkling Caribbean-blue zircons swaying beneath. Exquisitely hand-crafted in 15 karat gold (therefore likely of Engl...(more)
A handmade pair of platinum and diamond drops with sophisticated, quintessentially Art Deco styling. A geometric cascade of round and baguette diamonds terminate in a high-quality round brilliant-cut diamond enhanced by a diamond-studded crescent and a dangling teardrop (pear-shape) diamond. Chic an...(more)
Rare and whimsical, original antique earrings depicting exotic blackamoors rendered in sculpted 14 karat gold and black and white enamel. Late nineteenth century, possibly Venetian.