A 2 inch long, light and lovely early-twentieth century pendant. The shapely open design encloses a foliate motif dotted with lustrous natural pearls and one twinkling diamond. A freshwater pearl dangles below. New 16 inch chain.
A highly stylized ribbon and bow motif coalesces with an inverted heart motif which in turn embraces a lyre motif, all of which are rendered with characteristic Edwardian period feminine laciness, in this consummate work of Edwardian jewelry artistry. 4.00 carats of sparkling bright-white European-c...(more)
By the fabulous French (Parisian) bijoutier of 26 Place Vendôme - circa 1920s, a splendid and sparkling bouquet glistening with three large rose-cut diamond flowers and crystalline carved green emerald leaves sprouting from a rose-cut centered platinum and diamond vase. We approximate the th...(more)
Classic bow and and foliate motifs are artfully and ingeniously integrated into this truly exquisite lavaliere necklace - circa 1910. This quintessential Edwardian masterpiece is hand crafted in platinum and sparkles with a total of 1.80 carats of bright-white old mine and European-cut diamonds. Eac...(more)
Poised in the classic Cartier Panther pose, the sleek black cat drapes over a golden loop in a relaxed yet vigilant posture. Silverium is a 1987 process trademarked by Cartier for the panthers' gorgeous, shiny black coat. 2 1/8 by 1 1/4 inches.
Gilded Age style and romance is elegantly embodied in this stunning and sizable garland and bow necklace. Flowing ribbons are finely hand crafted in platinum with twinkling rose-cut and single-cut diamonds. A sparkling collet-set teardrop diamond, weighing one-third-of-a-carat, swings freely in the ...(more)
A stylized heart, centered with a sparkling buttercup-set old mine-cut diamond and supporting a dangling freshwater pearl, anchors this lovely elongated pendant set with two rows of shimmering pearls. The 10K yellow gold has acquired a nice darkened patina after a century-plus. 1 5/8 by just over 1/...(more)
This smiling, slithery and romantic, Victorian-era serpent, crowned with a glowing cabochon garnet, is graciously offering up a garnet-set heart locket. Extravagantly ornamented and masterfully handcrafted in supple and subtly graduated 14K yellow gold - circa 1860 - she is looking for a new home (p...(more)
There's a lot going on in this very lovely and highly detailed pendant necklace, dating back to the first decade of the last century. The top of the curvaceous design is overlaid with a textured foliate motif and a lustrous seed pearl; the center sparkles with a buttercup-set diamond, and the narrow...(more)
A sweet, petite Art Nouveau treat designed and rendered with a classic whiplash motif colored in shimmering pink and green enamel, crowned with a tiny diamond twinkler and a pair of tiny seed pearls with a dangling freshwater pearl dancing at the bottom. 1 by 1/2 inch, the chain measures 18 inches.
A truly enchanting double-aquamarine pendant necklace dating from the turn-of-the-last-century. The gorgeous organically inspired jewel features a glistening pair of sky blue aquamarines (the bottom pear shape has a faceted top) enwrapped in high-karat golden leaves and dotted top and bottom with a ...(more)
For a lovely lepidopterist, a tiny butterfly is frozen in time under double-sided glass and backed with a shimmering iridescent blue Morpho butterfly wing in this exceptionally sweet and charming and quite unusual antique pendant necklace. 5/8 inch diameter, 17 inch chain.