Spring springs eternal with this wonderful and ravishing turn-of-the-century orchid brooch rendered in iridescent dusky rose and shaded golden green enamel over 18 karat gold. The 1 and 1/2 inch high by 1 1/4 inch wide jewel is in full blossom with a one carat old mine-cut diamond sparkling in the c...(more)
Flowing 14 karat golden ribbons, accented with diamonds set in platinum and rows of royal blue sapphires, intersect in three-dimensional space to create this cool and kinetic Retro brooch - circa 1940s-1950s. 2 1/8 inch by 1 1/4 inch.
A wonderful, whimsical, wise, winking, wide-eyed owl from mid-twentieth century France is parked on a coral and diamond-set branch, which, in turn, is parked on your blouse or jacket lapel. Consummately and substantially rendered in 18 karat yellow gold and platinum (and emerald eyes), French hallma...(more)
A magnificent Castellani-quality brooch (not signed) depicting a goddess quenching the thirst of a docile lion is intricately composed of colorful tiny tesserae tiles in this truly superb micro-mosaic brooch, exquisitely crafted in 18 karat yellow gold. The corners of the diamond-shaped frame are ad...(more)
A rich, deep purple faceted amethyst is elegantly displayed in a gorgeous Art Nouveau frame with four bright, high luster freshwater pearls. Hallmarked Whiteside & Blank, attributed to Gustav Manz. A gem!
This shining star fell from the skies approximately one hundred and fifty years ago. The nucleus radiates with a shimmering natural button pearl encircled with a sparkling diamond halo, and the eight rays each glisten with a buttercup-set diamond and a tiny pearl. This celestial Victorian jewel is f...(more)
A glittering and romantic necklace and brooch combination artfully handcrafted in platinum with graceful open knife-edge wire work during the apex of the Edwardian design period - circa 1900. This ravishing and radiant treasure, designed as a highly-stylized heart, measures 2 inches in both directio...(more)
A single original Art Deco diamond clip, circa 1925, to add asymmetrical sparkle to your collar or lapel. This geometric, architecturally inspired jewel is handcrafted in platinum (with a white gold clip back) and is brimming with 3.00 carats of deeply cut old mine-cut diamonds, the largest of whic...(more)
A thick and translucent, bright spring-green, handcarved jadeite maple leaf is simply presented in 9 karat white gold - hence of British origin - in this unique and very lovely, mid-twentieth century vintage clip brooch. The jade is accompanied by a gemological certificate stating: Natural, no indic...(more)
Consummate Art Deco geometric artistry is in full force in this striking and sophisticated, highly stylized bow brooch masterfully handcrafted in platinum and diamonds. The 1 and 1/2 inch by 1 inch jewel glitters with 2.50 carats of bright-white, high-quality transitional European-cut and baguette d...(more)
Eminent Victoriana. An absolutely stunning and extra-fine diamond bow pin dating from the mid-nineteenth century. The darkly patinated silver ribbons (over gold) glisten with tightly set old mine cushion-cut diamonds, a rare, natural Fancy Light Pink antique pear-shape diamond weighing .77 carats (a...(more)
About the sweetest antique silver pin ever. A precious little angel earned her wings circa 1875. Just over 1 and 3/4 inches.