From Victorian England, a romantic pair of gleaming, golden sweethearts, crowned with sinuous stems and leaves and each centered with a lustrous natural half-pearl, rub shoulders as they dangle from a decorative seed pearl-set bail. Somewhere in time, one tiny seed pearl was replaced with a glass pe...(more)
A collet-set diamond dangles below a diamond centered shield crafted in platinum and 14K yellow gold, circa 1930, in this darling and distinctive Art Deco drop. The pendant measures 13/16 inch, the newer chain measures 16 inches.
Here is one of the most uniquely beautiful antique crosses we've ever had in our collection, and we've seen many. The emerald centered post and cross bars are composed of faceted crystal, capped and overlaid with rose gold decorations. Old mine-cut diamond and emeralds drops dangle from the sides an...(more)
A darling and delicate negligee pendant necklace, circa 1910, centered with a twinkling buttercup-set diamond swinging freely inside a square open work frame. A shimmering pair of freshwater pear drops dace below. 1 3/4 inches, the newer chain measures 16 inches.
Three cascading strands of bright orange-salmon Mediterranean coral beads to brighten any outfit. They measure from 18.5 to 21 1/2 inches. The beads graduate from about 4.5 to 8.0 millimeters. Frutti de Mare!
Originally designed as a convertible pendant/brooch combination, this exquisite Art Deco masterpiece was simplified by its former owner into a full-time pendant necklace, probably due to the fact that the pin stem was visible through the delicate openwork (if you wish, however, we can add it back). ...(more)
French Art Nouveau artistry is in full flower as long, sinuous golden leaves enwrap shimmering freshwater pearl 'angel wings' to create this lithe and highly stylized, nature inspired jewel. Circa 1900. 1 7/8 inches by 3/4 inch.
A darling aquamarine pendant necklace recently crafted in platinum in homage to the romantic Edwardian style of the early-twentieth century. The glittering diamond-set bow, a characteristic motif of Edwardian jewels, surmounts a pastel blue briolette aquamarine swinging to and fro below. The pendant...(more)
Reputedly from nineteenth-century Budapest, Hungary (of all places! although no hallmarks survive), comes this very unusual and and unusually beautiful round locket colored in a winter white enamel background and centered with a 1 carat natural royal blue sapphire. Three rubies, four rose-cut diamon...(more)
In consummate Art Nouveau style (circa 1900) this lovingly enameled violet pendant channels the beauty of nature. Like a drop of dew, a bright-white diamond glistens at the center of the violet, with a satiny white freshwater pearl drop swinging to and fro. Though sweet year 'round, the violet was t...(more)
This fabulous early-20th century find features a varied array of royal blue lapis lazuli gemstones, including a central hand carved scarab crowned with a watchful pair of birds (Ibises maybe?) with a handful of natural freshwater pearls added for a dash of luster. A rare, exotic, exciting and except...(more)
A sizable (1 7/16 inches wide), unmonogrammed(!) round locket, crafted in sturdy, shimmering 10K yellow gold and centered with a single European-cut diamond sparkler to protect and display a picture of your loved one. Original late-Victorian - circa 1900.