This ravishing, rare and wonderful suite of frutti de mare, by way of early-to-mid-19th century Italia, presents eleven deep orangy-salmon-colored coral cameos, carved in high relief, depicting as many classical Mediterranean beauties. The five necklace cameos are connected by a fabulo...(more)
From The Land of the Rising Sun, circa late-1800s, comes this wonderful, wearable work of jewelry art. A Japanese sail boat with a full billowy mast is artfully rendered in tri-color gold and sails across the bay with Mt. Fuji in the background and a crane soaring in the sky. This intriguing and exo...(more)
A 61 inch (5 foot!) long and lovely double chain necklace, dating from early last century, rendered in 14K yellow gold and punctuated every 5 inches or so with a glistening faceted golden citrine alternating with a smaller cabochon golden citrine. A swivel clasp allows you to display the pendant, wa...(more)
A uniquely lovely and modestly proportioned (1 by 3/4 inch) mid-nineteenth century locket, evocative of a small Faberge egg. The delightful jewel is fashioned in rich 18 karat gold in the French style (it is indeed French), and features a rich, royal-blue oval lapis lazuli on the front and an artful...(more)
This sparkling, splendorous and very colorful 28 inch sapphire and 18 karat white gold neckchain glistens with fifty natural sapphires totaling approximately 75 carats (!). The sapphires span virtually the entire color spectrum (of sapphires, that is) and include: dark, medium and light blue; light ...(more)
Although probably not as old as most, this is indeed one of the most unusual, impressive and boldest Bohemian style garnet necklaces we've seen. Three large, and eight smaller, oval plaques are designed around four navette shaped faceted-top garnets to create a highly distinctive and stylish adornme...(more)
A 35 inch long and extra-lovely neckchain designed with ten sections cleverly composed of back-to-back royal blue lapis cabochons to simulate the appearance of solid double-cabochons. The rich blue stones are fancifully framed in the neoclassical manner and are separated by golden baroque style link...(more)
A rare, ravishing and rather unusual 1 3/8 inch diameter Victorian-era locket starring a bright and lively, lime green, emerald-cut peridot. The gorgeous gemstone is embellished by a sparkling round diamond at each corner and is embroidered all around with a beautiful baroque applique. A fanciful mo...(more)
A glorious, ultra-high-quality platinum and diamond necklace dating from the early twentieth century - (circa 1915). The five central bright-white European-cut diamonds range from 1.85 carats in the center down to 1.00 carat, for a grand total of 5.25 carats; the remaining diamonds, of equal caliber...(more)
This unusual and very charming vintage pendant necklace, by way of early-20th century England, is crafted in 15K yellow gold and glistens with a colorful quartet of round faceted aquamarines set in collets, centered and orbited by lustrous natural pearls. 3/4 inch across, new 16 inch chain.
An artful, geometric assemblage of fine baguette, marquise, round brilliant and bullet-shaped diamonds, totaling 5.00 carats, coalesce in this chic and sophisticated platinum necklace created during the second half of the last century in faithful emulation of timeless 1920s high-Art Deco style. A tr...(more)
A wearable and collectable souvenir from the 19th century California or Alaska gold rush. 38 natural gold nuggets alternate with 18K gold twisted rope style wire links to form a very striking 25 inch long chain necklace.