Superbly handcrafted in platinum over gold during the first or second decades of the twentieth century, this sophisticated and stunning sizzler features a pair of bright-white old European-cut diamonds sparkling from within delicately millegrained floating bezels. The perfect pair is surmounted by t...(more)
Circa 1900, a fabulous swag necklace displaying a variegated collection of golden citrines, ranging in hue from deep Madeira to honey to sunny yellow. The lovely gemstones are interspersed with eleven freshwater pearls (from the Mississippi river) arrayed over four layers of draping garlands. 15 1/2...(more)
By one of this country's most time-honored (and still thriving) manufacturers of fine jewelry to the trade comes this resplendent example of Art Nouveau artistry, circa 1900-1910. A stylized orchid, colored in iridescent pink and violet enamel, overlays a sinuous yellow gold backdrop and sprouts a p...(more)
Circa 1900, a thoroughly delightful Art Nouveau pendant necklace designed with a classic whiplash motif, studded with lustrous seed pearls and featuring a pair of light lime-green peridots glistening within and below, with a tiny trio of demantoid garnets for accent. Rendered in 15 karat gold, hence...(more)
This honeycombed twist on the classical riviere sparkles all around with 108 bright white round brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling 12 carats, each radiating from within a finely milgrained hexagonal bezel setting. 16 1/2 inches of high-voltage dazzle, hand fabricated in gleaming 18K white gold.
Crafted in gleaming 18 karat yellow gold, a central arrangement of round brilliant and marquise-cut diamonds anchors this all around sparkler containing 108 bright-white, high-quality diamonds, totaling 12.50 carats. Much more interesting and effective than the usual straight diamond chain, alternat...(more)
This 'dear diary' latches from the bottom to reveal double locket compartments. An original English Victorian keepsake, handcrafted in in 15 karat yellow gold and fully, intricately and artfully hand-engraved on both sides. This captivating volume measures 1 by 3/4 inch.
Reminiscent of a Faberge egg, this ultra-lovely pendant dates back to the latter-nineteenth century and is beautifully ornamented with a turquoise studded criss-cross design centered with 9 lustrous button pearls with a twisted rope border. A fleur-de-lys bale adds a certain of je ne sais ...(more)
Royal, radiant and ravishing, this tantalizing trinket was hand-fabricated in France, circa 1880. The resplendent necklace is composed of darkened silver over 18 karat rose gold and sparkles night and day with over 13 carats of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds, the largest of which, in the center,...(more)
This unique and unusual, sizable (almost 2 by 1 1/2 inches) and distinctively beautiful locket was made using a long-lost process called Niello, which lends a darkened, gun metal type finish to silver jewelry and objet d'art. The oval is centered with an inlaid flower basket rendered in brightly con...(more)
Something very special for aquamarine lovers. 24 large-scale, cool, pastel-blue, fully faceted aquamarine beads, or briolettes (totaling about 350 carats!) gently graduate in size to create this stunning and highly unusual necklace. The seven largest beads are punctuated with diamond-set roundels an...(more)
Small-scale lockets don't come any more charming than this French-made, 19th-century jewel. Superbly hand-fabricated in matte textured and repousse 18 karat yellow gold, this lovely keepsake is centered with a pearl and rose-cut diamond rosette and is crowned with a classic bow. Pristine and preciou...(more)