This pretty, late Victorian piece features lapis lazuli accented by rose-cut, old European cut, and old mine cut diamonds. Its delicate floral motif is hand fabricated, using platinum over 14k yellow gold, a combination that was typical in the late 1890s. It comes with an extender, which is original...(more)
A superb ensemble (if two items constitute an ensemble). An antique necklace of graduated, hand carved coral fringe and beads is complimented with a matching bracelet.Fine condition. The necklace measures 17 1/2 inches long and the bracelet measures 7 1/2 inches long.
A pair of golden lions nuzzle maw-to-maw in this marvelous necklace by the legendary Athenian jeweler - Zolotas, superbly crafted in rich royal blue lapis lazuli beads and gleaming 22 karat gold. This enchanting and exotic 14 1/2 inch necklace stylishly reflects the glory and classic jewelry styles ...(more)
A truly magnificent, striking and unique coral necklace from the 1940s! (In fact, we've never had anything quite like it before.) Five perfectly matched, gem quality, oval shape oxblood corals (The very finest color possible) are contrasted against a dramatic...(more)
A truly rare, ravishing and remarkable diamond. This gorgeous old French-cut diamond, weighing 6.79 carats, has been drilled in one corner, in the manner of a briolette diamond, to accommodate a bail so that it may be worn as a solitaire diamond pendant. We show it here with a newly-made platinum an...(more)
A feminine and dainty jewel from the early 1900s is composed of a melange of tiny flowers and flowing garlands of rose cut diamonds with a single pearl dangling from the bottom. Sweet and lovely. Platinum. This piece measures 1 5/8 by 1 3/8 and the chain measures 15 inches long.
A collectible antique English Masonic ball fob, that opens to reveal a delightful surprise. Expertly hand-fabricated in 9 carat rose gold, the ball in its closed position resembles a "ballot ball" in use during Masonic voting. With a clever arrangement of hinges, it opens out into the form of a cros...(more)
A collectable antique English Masonic ball fob, that opens to reveal a delightful surprise. Expertly hand-fabricated in 9 carat rose gold, the ball in its closed position resembles a "ballot ball" in use during Masonic voting. With a clever arrangement of hinges, which are barely perceptible from t...(more)
Here kitty, kitty....you'll roar with delight over this marvelous Victorian locket, featuring a detailed dimensional tiger bursting forth with a glittering old mine-cut diamond in his powerful jaws, his ruby eyes aglow. Crafted in sturdy 14k gold with a rich high karat "bloom". 1 2/3 inches long inc...(more)
Richly bloomed 15k yellow gold has been hand fabricated to form one of the most lovely and lacy filigree necklaces we currently have in our collection. Tendrils, scrolls, coils and tiny rosettes are woven around bezel-set, cabochon-cut, lapis lazuli ovals, to form a neck-piece which could easily be...(more)
Who was that masked woman? The belle of the masked ball. An unusual and fun subject beautifully executed in colorful enamel and rose cut diamonds for her eyes. Victorian, 18 karat yellow gold. This piece measures almost 2 inches long by 1 inch wide.
A rare and wonderful triple strand necklace comprised of vivid, deep reddish-orange coral beads - most likely of mid-twentieth century Italian origin. This bright, beautiful and colorful necklace measures 20 inches long, plus the 3/4 inch coral centered 18 karat yellow gold clasp. The two inner stra...(more)