A sizable circular mosaic composed of many colored agates frame a glistening golden citrine beaming from within a silver buttercup setting, in this 2 inch diameter antique Scottish brooch. A beauty.
A sparkling array of round, baguette and marquise diamonds, totaling 3.75 carats, join forces in this classic Art Deco double-clips and brooch combo, handcrafted in platinum - circa 1930. Architectural geometry combined with decorative openwork make for a striking design reminiscent of characteristi...(more)
The goddess of Victory - Nike, is divinely handcarved in a glowing, many-splendored opal with her wings aflame. The wreath-bearing deity bestrides a golden globe and is surrounded by a sparkling constellation of old mine-cut diamonds. A truly unique and astonishingly beautiful mid-nineteenth century...(more)
While waiting to dress your tresses, this rare and wonderful pair of hair barrettes, each measuring 1 and 1/4 inch long, reside in their original green and gold box. Darling, circa 1900.
An unusual and striking pair of Art Deco clips, of early mid-century vintage, by the preeminent American jeweler - Tiffany & Company. Fashioned in 14K yellow gold with a shimmering florentine finish, the geometric design evokes a subtle mixture of both 1920s-30s Art Deco and 1940s Retro s...(more)
Entwined ribbons of diamonds, dotted with pearls, create a glorious wreath to surround a dazzling 3/4 carat mine-cut diamond in this tantalizing turn-of-the-century jewel. Crafted in rich 18 karat gold, this lovely piece can be worn as either a pin or a pendant. Measures nearly one inch in diameter.
Beautifully crafted in rich 18 karat gold and glittering gemstones, this bold, delightfully fearsome and highly detailed brooch depicts the mythological creature the cockatrice, coming to us largely from Elizabethan literature. About the size of a large rooster, these terrifying little creatures hav...(more)
Once the Egyptian tombs were opened in the late 19th century Egyptian revival jewelry became the rage. This lovely brooch is set with a carved green stone scarab beetle (possibly an ancient relic) framed by graceful papyrus flowers and buds crafted of plique-a-jour blue to green transparent glass e...(more)
A cool and artsy mid-century brooch, influenced by nature and created in blackened steel and 18 karat white gold and dotted with twinkling white diamonds and one lustrous cultured pearl, by the inimitable San Francisco-based jeweler of yore - Marsh & Co. As a testament to the uncompromising work...(more)
Spiky and weighty (2 1/3 oz!) creatures of the deep are magnificently rendered in matte-finished 18 karat gold in this classic Tiffany & Co. brooch and earring suite - circa 1960s. Whilst strolling down Fifth Avenue they magically transform from sea urchins into street urchins!. The brooch measu...(more)
An intriguing array of rose-cut and table-cut diamonds, totaling 1.50 carats, glisten from the blossoms of this sinuous and sparkling Lily of the Valley brooch, masterfully handcrafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold - circa early-1800s. A ravishing rarity. 1 7/8 inches by 1 1/4 inches.
Three carats of bright-white and beautiful old mine-cut diamonds join forces in this celestial beauty formed of overlapping rays and handcrafted in platinum around the turn-of-the-twentieth century. A masterfully engineered removable pin mechanism allows it to be worn as a pendant. Stellar! 1 1/4 in...(more)