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.
Fun, festive and fabulous, large-scale earrings handcrafted in 800 silver and festooned with dancing coral drops. From Venice, Italy in their original box by G. Vorano Gioielliere (Marco 78) Venezia. These exotic vintage earrings, dating from the second or third quarter of the twentieth century, mea...(more)
A sweet pair of cabochon garnet earrings, finely crafted in 14K yellow gold, in classic repoussé style. The lever backs are newer.
Antique jewelry lover Cathy Waterman is a designer after our own hearts... as these gorgeous contemporary cluster earrings bursting with Edwardian inspiration can attest. 1.30 carats of bright and sparkling brilliant-cut and single-cut diamonds are bead-set in 14k white gold with a shiny rhodium fin...(more)