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...(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)
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)
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)
A shimmering freshwater pearl dances at the bottom of this delicate, delightful and thoroughly feminine turn-of-the-twentieth century jewel gleaming with tiny natural seed pearls and a central old mine-cut diamond sparkler. The pendant measures 1 5/8 by 5/8 inch, the chain measures 16 inches.
A gleaming, 18 inch-long antique (nineteenth century) necklace composed of gracefully graduating links alternating adorned with deeply engraved, repousse-style links and contrasting bright, plain links. 18K hallmarks. Victorian-era necklaces of this style are usually 14K, but not this one! A beauty...(more)
Five central florets each support a dancing dangle (plus a garland in the center) in this very charming late-19th/early-20th century Bohemian garnet necklace from Czechoslovakia. This one is even stamped Czechoslovakia on the clasp. 16 1/4 inches long.
A sweet, petite and dainty turn-of-the-century drop centering on a bright light-green peridot with lustrous seed pearls arrayed over a graceful and airy gold wire framework. A freshwater pearl dances below. Circa 1900. 1 1/2 inches by 1/2 inch; 17 inch chain.