We've always maintained that the backsides of fine Belle Epoque jewels are prettier than the front sides of their modern counterparts, and this astonishingly beautiful necklace is a case in point! Virtuosically handcrafted in gossamer-like platinum during the first or second decade of twentieth cent...(more)
There's a lot going on in this very sweet and very Frenchy nineteenth century jewel, beautifully hand crafted in three distinct layers: The circular base is outlined in white, red dotted enamel supporting a turquoise-set dome which, in turn, is overlaid with a natural pearl and diamond fleur-de-l...(more)
Raphael's winged cherub, rendered in enamel, is pondering eternity on the front of this diminutive (11/16 inch without the loop) round locket dating from the mid-1800s. The reverse is emblazoned with a decorative, shaded blue enamel monogram: BT or TB. As sweet as can be.
A delicate filigree border frames a radiant carved rock quartz crystal oval, pierced in the center with a small twinkling diamond, in this classic Depression-era, Art Deco pendant necklace with matching filigree bale. The pendant measures 1 3/4 by 3/4 inches, the new chain measures 16 inches.
From the first or second decade of the last century, a ravishing and romantic, English-made swag necklace composed of five pairs of gleaming lime green peridots, the center of which is enveloped in an open foliate design, artfully rendered in platinum, sparkling old mine-cut diamonds and a small lus...(more)
A gorgeous, glowing pair of moonstones shine by night and day in this stunning pendant necklace, hand-fabricated in gleaming 14K yellow gold and studded all around with sparkling old mine-cut diamonds alternating with bright red cabochon rubies. The top moonstone is an exceptionally high cabochon, a...(more)
A very unusual two-tone niello silver chain measuring 32 1/2" in length and approximately 1/8" in width. This technique has been used since antiquity, incorporated into jewels made by the ancient Egyptians and Romans and was most recently employed in jewels and decorative items in late-nineteenth/e...(more)
At 18 inches, this former Victorian watch chain is the perfect length for a necklace (although it is still perfectly serviceable for its previous purpose). Crafted in gleaming 15 carat rosy-yellow gold (and stamped on every link!), except for the center clasp which is stamped 9 ct. with an 'S. Bros....(more)
A rare and wonderful, late-nineteenth century, double-strand opal bead necklace culminating in a decorative opal and diamond clasp designed to be worn in front. The subtly graduating beads display a shimmering color profile of pastel green and blue with flashes of yellow and orange, and each bead is...(more)
Originating from turn-of-the-twentieth century Great Britain, a charming diamond drop necklace designed and rendered in darkened silver over 9ct. rose gold in a highly stylized, open bell shape motif. The pendant glitters with an array of rose-cut and old mine-cut diamonds, totaling .85 carat, and m...(more)
An enchanting array of ten pastel colored, natural sapphires, ranging in color from pale blue and yellow, aqua, light lavender and pink - totaling 17 carats - glisten and glow from within golden bezels arranged in the form of a sizable (2 5/16 by 1 3/4 inches) cross for a stunning and highly ...(more)
From turn-of-the-twentieth century Great Britain comes this thoroughly enchanting Art Nouveau necklace. The pendant features a pair of glistening lime green peridots dangling inside and below a classic whiplash motif studded with shimmering seed pearls. The 2 inch long pendant is 15ct. gold, the 20 ...(more)