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)
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)
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)
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)
We think that these bright and shimmering antique diamond earrings, crafted in darkly oxidized silver over gold, were made long ago (nineteenth century) in an exotic land - perhaps Asia or the Middle-East. At slightly over half-an-inch in diameter they make for a romantic, sophisticated and showy st...(more)
Radiant rocks to light up your lobes. A bright-white and sparkling pair of old mine-cut diamonds, dating from the very early twentieth century, glitter day and night from within more recent 18K white gold buttercup settings (having the effect of enlarging the dimension of the stones). The bottoms da...(more)
Slender and sexy, one inch (plus) long diamond drop earrings from the slinky and sexy Art Deco era. A bright and sparkling pair of European-cut diamonds, set in stylized buttercup settings, dance and dangle from thin wires surmounted by smaller versions of themselves.
Sizzling antique diamond clusters to light up your lobes! These intense sparklers, dating back to the nineteenth century, are hand fabricated in 18K yellow gold and jam packed with bright-white, deeply cut old mine diamonds totaling 2.00 carats. Timeless, versatile classics with threaded screwback p...(more)
A bright-white old mine-cut diamond flashes from the centers of these dark, dramatic and romantic antique earrings and ring. The the darkly oxidized silver petals glisten with bright rose-cut diamonds atop 18 karat yellow backs and carved ring shank. Contrasting yellow gold stamens also surround the...(more)