Six luminous lunar rocks (a.k.a. moonstones): 4 ovals, 1 round and 1 pear shape, plus a sparkling pale blue sapphire, are arrayed in 9ct. gold and emit a celestial sheen in this breathtakingly beautiful necklace from to 1930s-40s Great Britain. The chain measures 17 1/2 inches, the pendant extends 2...(more)
Most carved rock quartz crystal pendants from the 1930s tend toward a fanciful and frilly filigree design, however, this streamlined shield shape beauty displays the striking architectural geometry associated with the Art Deco period. Crafted in bright 14K white gold and dotted with a twinkling diam...(more)
Red (calibre ruby), white (diamonds) and blue (enamel) stars and stripes shine and sparkle within a platinum shield anchored by ... an 18K golden anchor! Beautifully handcrafted, strictly for naval officers, their spouses and American patriots. 1 1/8 (without loop) by 11/16 inches.
Here we have one of the most striking and unusual locket and chain pairs that we've ever run across. Crafted in 800 silver with dark gunmetal colored inlays, a complicated process known as niello, the concentric circle motif of the locket is centered with a rose gold flower and suspends from ...(more)
The classic Art Nouveau whiplash motif in white enamel is brightened and embellished with shimmering green enameled leaves, a opalescent pink enameled flower blossom, and a swinging kite shaped drop accented with a small diamond and three natural pearls. Artfully rendered in 18K gold, circa 1900, th...(more)
A rosette composed of six tiny twinkling rose-cut diamonds is centered in an elegant oval framed with a double ellipse border all in a matte gold finish, die-struck in 9 karat gold in England, circa 1890. The pendant measures 1 3/8 inches in length including bale by 13/16 inch in width. the pendant ...(more)
From the days of Charles Dickens, The Bronte sisters, Thomas Hardy, et al, a charming book locket hand crafted in 9ct yellow gold, hence of British origin, and masterfully hand engraved on both sides. This miniature tome displays a hand painted portrait of a comely Victorian lass and measures 7/8 by...(more)
At no less than 59 inches long, this exotically striking antique chain (perhaps from Russia but we can't be sure) can be worn both doubled, tripled or full length, flapper style. The torqued silver oval links are inlaid in black, a process known as niello. The triple 'slave' links are rendere...(more)
Up up and away in my (your) beautiful balloon! The alluring and airy design of this fabulous Edwardian hot air balloon pendant necklace will elevate your senses. Sparkling European and rose-cut diamonds combined with a deep purple amethyst center and basket add extra lift to this wonderfully whimsic...(more)
An artfully stylized, crisply hand engraved, Greek-key sash decorates both sides of this Victorian oval locket, crafted in nineteenth century Great Britain in velvety patinated 15K yellow gold. i inch by 3/4 inch.
At an ample 19 inches long, this consummate Victorian watch chain with T-bar makes for a very cool and distinctive necklace. Hand crafted in nineteenth century Great Britain with sturdy 9K rosy-yellow gold industrial style links. The century-plus old chain is in pristine condition.
A gracefully stylized bell shape lavaliere necklace, dating from the first or second decade of the last century, crafted in gleaming 14K gold by the renowned American jewelry manufacturer Krementz. A faceted round garnet glistens from the center, a lustrous freshwater pearl dances below and crowns t...(more)