A sparkling trio of bright-white European-cut diamonds are compass set in the center of three concentric golden circles in this charming 1930s-1940s vintage necklace drop. .35 carats total, 1 5/8 inches long including loop. This piece dangles from an 18 inch, 14 karat yellow gold chain.
From the first or second decade of the twentieth century, a hypnotic pair of glowing, and sizable, round moonstones are spectacle set between a single radiant red ruby. The larger of the two stones measures 11/16 inch across and the overall pendant measures 1 3/4 inches with a 16 inch necklace. Lumi...(more)
A festive holiday, or anytime, necklace from the 1920s-30s composed of 18K gold green and white guilloche enameled cylinders connected by a seed pearl dotted platinum chain. 17 1/2 inches long with some slight enamel wear here and there. Think green.
A festive Christmas ornament for all year 'round. This exceptional antique heart-shape pendant locket, delicately crafted in 14K rose gold, glistens all around with alternating old cushion-cut diamonds, rubies and emeralds, all of which are of a bright, crystalline, gemmy quality. The double-puffed ...(more)
'Absolutely exquisite' is an understatement in describing this magnificent articulated diamond plaque, that we feature on a black velvet sash, and which we believe originates from fin de siècle France, although no hallmarks are apparent. The 3 1/8 inches wide by 2 1/16 inch high jewel is mas...(more)
An exquisitely fashioned Edwardian/early-Art Deco platinum and diamond pendant, circa 1915-1920, surmounts a sparkling one carat pear-shaped diamond drop that, judging from its more recent cut, was presumably added at a later date. The stylized bell-shape top glitters with delicately milgrained, col...(more)
They don't come much sweeter than this ravishing necklace, dating from the turn-of-the twentieth century, by the renowned American jewelry manufacturer - Frank Krementz Company of Newark NJ 1915-1950. This thoroughly feminine jewel is composed of bright, light turquoise and shimmering freshwater pea...(more)
A richly colored antique pendant, circa 1890, glowing with a deep amber-color, faceted Madeira citrine. The enchanting gemstone is elegantly presented in a delicately ornamented frame alternating with shimmering natural seed pearls and fan-shape Etruscan Revival-style motifs. A true Victorian jewel ...(more)
Meet the beetles! Twenty-one actual scarabs with iridescent green carapaces - and no two are exactly the same!. Each is mounted atop a 10 karat rose gold four-prong setting. Exotic Egyptian Revival a.k.a. 'Cleopatra's ornaments' - circa 1850. 16 inches. This necklace is extremely delicate and has t...(more)
Mediterranean coral does not come any redder than this amazing thirty-six inch long necklace composed of no less than 102 tonneau-shape beads. This fabulous and festive necklace, probably from Sardinia ('the Coral Riviera') may be worn full length or doubled. The beads graduate in size from a...(more)
A rare, wonderful and eminently wearable, original Art Deco diamond necklace, handcrafted in platinum - circa 1920s - and beaming with 12.75 carats of bright-white and beautiful old mine and European-cut diamonds. The five main center stones, each set in finely milgrained collets with gracefu...(more)
Sublime and scintillatingly sexy, this original Art Deco negligee necklace, circa 1930s, beams with a matched pair of GIA-certified European-cut diamonds: 3.18 carat - I color VVS1 clarity, and 3.38 carat J color VS2 clarity. The sizzling diamonds suspend asymmetrically from long slender baguettes ...(more)