A charming circle pin from the 1950's composed of ten shimmering 'angel wing' pearls, set in a pinwheel pattern, from the waters of the Mississippi River each dotted with a tiny dark blue sapphire. 1 1/8 " diameter.
Fit for a queen or, at the very least, a princess. A regal Victorian crown pin, modeled in 14K yellow gold and studded with lustrous natural seed pearls. Impress your subjects! 1 1/2" wide by 7/8" height.
The perfect gift for a perfect 10! An eight-pointed Maltese Cross, a traditional symbol of regeneration, is rendered in vibrant blue calibre sapphires on a sparkling white diamond background measuring 1 inch in diameter. Floating in the center is the Roman numeral 10 (or X marks the spot). This uniq...(more)
A classic Georg Jensen foliate brooch (number 138) crafted in sterling silver and blossoming in the center with a glowing cabochon garnet. A Danish delight. 1 5/8 by 1 1/4 inches.
In addition to the streamlined geometric styling, fine Art Deco jewels of the 1920s-30s are noted for their superior gemstones, and here is a splendid case in point. This majestic platinum and diamond brooch showcases a truly magnificent, old mine Colombian emerald from the renowned Muzo mines. Besi...(more)
With a wingspan of 4 and 3/4 inches, this soaring Egyptian Revival scarab brooch - circa 1920s - glows with translucent turquoise blue and shaded green plique-a-jour enamel feathers. Crafted in 800 silver (possibly German or Austrian origin) - exotically striking and beautiful.
A striking and sizable (2 3/8 inches) brooch - circa 1950 - assembled with two matching kite shape golden citrines, weighing about 9 carats total and tilted ever-so-slightly upward (wing-like) and flanking a central 20 carat oval citrine. The gleaming golden stones are fully bezel-set and wrapped in...(more)
A classical beauty with alabaster white skin, curly tresses and flowing ribbons with apricot highlights is skillfully carved in profile in this sizable (2 1/8 high by 1 3/4 wide) and stunning shell cameo framed in 14K gold with elaborate floral hand engraving. Consummate Victoriana - circa 1875.
We can only wonder why this may be the very first Victorian brooch we've encountered with three crescents (and a star) when the design is so symmetrically alluring. This nineteenth-century jewel glistens with three-quarters-of-a-carat of bright-white rose-cut diamonds set in darkly oxidized silver ...(more)
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...! This artfully designed and sculpted snowflake (no two are exactly the same!) fell to earth sometime during the mid-1880s. Finely hand crafted in gleaming rosy-yellow gold, this Victorian jewel features an early old mine antique cushion-cut diamond (weighing ...(more)
A pampered pussy with an 18 karat gold fur coat and a platinum, diamond and pearl collar to purr on your lapel. Circa 1890. 1 3/8 by 5/8 inch.
A sparkling 1.20 carat old mine-cut diamond centers this exceptional and exceptionally beautiful antique Georgian silver and diamond flower brooch glistening with over 10 carats of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds. The six petals are overlaid with round flower-like diamond clusters which add extra...(more)