Circa 1800. A gorgeous and glistening, darkly romantic necklace aglow with 33 foil-backed, deep raspberry-hued garnets set in 9K rosy-yellow gold collets, hence very likely of British origin. A classic. 15 1/4 inches long and lovely.
Three coral buttons and a drop are embellished with delicate twisted golden wire in this enchanting pendant necklace dating from the first decade of the last century. A sweetheart. The pendant measures 1 7/8 by 3/4 inches; the chain measures 15 inches.
A fabulous Edwardian bracelet centering on a platinum-topped yellow gold buckle, rich in detailed scroll work and glittering with over 2 carats of bright-white diamonds, creating a stunning and dramatic contrast against the black velvet ribbon. The majestic bracelet is completed by a platinum-topped...(more)
A collection of fourteen matched, natural, deep apple green jade cabochons, each framed in a hand engraved 18K gold bezel, are artfully arrayed in this rare and wonderful swag necklace hailing from 1930s-40s China or Hong Kong; however, the jades are very likely much, much older. The clasp is emblaz...(more)
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...(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 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)