A rare and radiant survivor from the days of yore - circa 1800. 16 bright red, foil-backed rubies alternating with 15 bright-white, rose-cut diamonds are arrayed over an elegantly fashioned navette shape brooch, hand fabricated in silver, a long time ago. This ravishing, Georgian-era, museum worthy ...(more)
Spiral scrolling volutes of 18 karat white gold and 14 karat rose gold embellished with diamonds and rubies make a dramatic Hollywood (Golden Age) statement in this spectacular, sizable (3 1/2 by 2 1/2 inches) and important Retro brooch from the 1940s. The fabulous, multidimensional work of jewelry...(more)
Amazing is the adjective that comes to mind when describing this masterpiece from the early-20th century. Art Nouveau artistry is in full flower in this stunning and sizable (2 and 3/4 by 2 inches) jewel composed of black opals, white opals, diamonds and rare demantoid garnets. A blossom of organica...(more)
A continuous ring of eternal bright white sparkle is created by 18 of the highest quality European-cut diamonds, totaling 1.80 carats and set in gleaming platinum, in this classic and consummate Art Deco-era circle pin. 7/8 inch.
Streamline and sophisticated high-Art Deco clip pins, circa 1925. These ultra-moderne works of jewelry art were seemingly snatched from the top of the Chrysler building. Highly dimensional rock crystal ornaments are wrapped in double bands of platinum which extend to form blue and white stripes of s...(more)
This impressively sparkling, 3 and 1/8 inch long, platinum, sapphire and diamond bar pin, dating from the heart of the Jazz Age - circa 1925 - artfully presents a velvety blue cushion-cut sapphire, weighing 1.25 carats, radiating in all directions, but predominately east and west, with a glittering ...(more)
An exquisite ornament from early-twentieth century France. This slender, 3 inch long bar pin, delicately hand crafted in platinum, twinkles day and night with an array of old mine and rose-cut diamonds. The old mine-cuts center the spoke wheel motifs, while tiny rose-cuts glitter around the frame an...(more)
This bird of a different feather, with sparkling diamond and ruby eyes, two-tone blue enameled wings and gleaming textured gold plumage, has stumped ornithologists worldwide. She would love to survey the terrestrial goings on whilst perched on your lapel. She measures 1 3/4 by 1 3/8 inches and has b...(more)
A rare and darkly romantic, impressively proportioned, Victorian cabochon garnet brooch embroidered all around with twinkling rose-cut diamonds set in silver atop a yellow gold bezel mounting with Fleur-de-lys style prongs. The garnet cabochon, which is convex'd on the bottom to emit a translucent g...(more)
An exemplary treasure from the pinnacle of the Art Deco era. This magnificent bow tie pin from the early-to-mid 1920s displays all of the characteristics which distinguishes Deco jewelry: sophisticated, geometric style, impeccable craftsmanship and top quality materials.
The central lozenge shape di...(more)
This very verdant and fanciful foul, with flowing, rich translucent green plumage, is artfully carved in natural Burmese jade and measures an impressive 2 and 1/2 inch long by 1 and 1/8 inch high. The colorful brooch is backed in silver with a white gold pin stem. Accompanied by a Stone Gemological ...(more)
This stunning and sensational jabot pin, circa 1925, will light up any room - the darker the better! Two three-dimensional (disco) balls - 14 millimeters and 12 mm. - are tightly paved with with over 200 bright white and sparkling European-cut diamonds, weighing 8.50 carats total. The two balls are ...(more)