Aquarius the water bearer is serving up a thirst quenching cocktail of fresh cold diamonds in this artfully stylized Retro brooch by the chic and sophisticated Chicago and Paris based jewelers' of yesteryear - Trabert, Hoeffer & Mauboussin. Circa 1940s-50s, 14K, 2 3/16 by 1 1/8 inches.
A sparkling trio of bright-white European-cut diamonds, totaling 1 carat, are the featured stars of this platinum brooch dating from the peak of the Art Deco period - circa 1925. Measuring and impressive 2 1/8 by 1 inch, the plaque packed to the hilt with a glittering array of old mine and rose-cut ...(more)
Something strikingly different by way of London, England - circa 1971, an extraordinary example of high-end hippie jewelry. The amorphous free-form design, reminiscent of a creature from the deep, is hand crafted in gleaming 18K yellow gold and randomly studded with round brilliant-cut diamonds, tot...(more)
Delicate, geometric, platinum filigree outlines a sparkling, diamond-set, elongated bow-tie shape bar pin containing 1.40 carats of beautiful bright-white old mine-cut diamonds, including a .55 carat center stone. A gorgeous Jazz Age jewel - circa 1920s. (Bar pins are also perfectly suitable for tav...(more)
A central trio of antique cushion-cut diamonds, totaling 1.75 carats, sparkle across a striking louvered design set inside a blazing double frame of icy-white, high-quality, transitional European-cut diamonds (bringing the total diamond weight to 5.00 carats) in this stunning Art Deco masterpiece, e...(more)
Talk about a big rock! A 1 and 5/8 inch diameter, round cabochon agate displaying a harmonious variety of earth tone hues, is simply presented in a 9K rose gold bezel in this fabulous brooch originating from 19th-century Scotland. A big, bold, bonnie bauble!
Quintessential Art Deco splendor is consummately captured in this sleek and sophisticated bar pin dating from the zenith of the design period - circa 1925. Three colorful sections: the center featuring a natural oriental pearl, and the outer sections centering on a pair of collet-set European-cut di...(more)
A pair of pretty kitties, whimsically rendered in 18K yellow gold and shimmering enamel, are patiently waiting to be adopted. Take them home! Circa 1960s, 1 1/2 by 1 13/16 inches.
A striking, mid-century wall sculpture has been reduced in size in this ultra-hip, late-1950s/early-60s work of wearable art. A cool blue pair of emerald-cut aquamarines are set diagonally atop a 'matchstick' arrangement of textured, overlapping white gold bars randomly dotted with sparkling white d...(more)
The fabled Griffin - half eagle/half lion, is chomping on a shimmering freshwater pearl in this mythological (yet real) watch pin dating back to the turn-of-the-last century. 1 1/16 by 15/16 inches.
A pair of silver butterflys are flitting among the silver tulips in this iconic 2 inch-plus wide brooch from Denmark's most celebrated jeweler and silversmith. Moonlight Blossoms #283.
It must be supper time! We've never seen a ruby-eyed, golden poodle run so fast! This frisky frolicker measures 1 1/2 by 3/4 inch. 18K yellow gold.