A pudgy, pink, winged cherub (remarkably reminiscent of yours truly as an angelic toddler) is bringing in the harvest in this wonderful and whimsical, intricately hand painted Victorian pin, beautifully framed in 14K yellow gold. A petite 3/4 by 5/8 inch.
This stunning, sparkling and sizable love-knot brooch, circa the 1960s, is superbly crafted with three interwoven, multi-dimensional sections in highly-textured, rich 18 karat yellow gold, and with platinum settings to better set off 2.00 carats of bright-white, brilliant-cut diamonds. 1 and 1/2 inc...(more)
An adorable and happy little chickadee (actually not so little at 1 1/2 inches) is resting on a sparkling diamond branch. Her belly is of green chrysoprase. Beautifully textured in rich and weighty 18 karat yellow gold.
You have to hand it to those wild and whimsical Victorians for creating this marvelous pair of bejeweled, braceleted and cuffed hands, each of which is daintily presenting a fanciful foliate token. The hands, which most likely, originally served as necklace clasps, are aglitter with closely-set rose...(more)
Sinuous, interlocking, mirror-image flowers, bejeweled with shimmering seed pearls and vibrant yellowish-green demantoid garnets, comprise this enchanting Art Nouveau brooch and/or watch pin, hand crafted in 15K yellow gold, hence of English origin - circa 1900. The loop on the back accommodates a p...(more)
An old and interesting natural jadeite carving depicting ripe peaches and flowing leaves. The substantial gemstone displays a lustrous celedon green color and is backed and outlined in silver. A captivating work of wearable Asian art. Just shy of 2 inches by 1 1/4 inches. Chinese mark on the reverse...(more)
A striking and sizable diamond shaped citrine, framed with fanciful hand engraving, casts a golden glow from this very cheerful and sunshiny Victorian bauble. 1 1/2 by 1 inch.
A unique and strikingly beautiful bouquet brooch, intricately hand crafted in silver over gold and glittering with 1.50 carats of old mine and rose-cut diamonds, accented with tiny emeralds and highlighting translucent, glowing green, jade-like leaves which are actually carved from natural green chr...(more)
You've earned your wings and they're all tied up in a bow! This highly stylized and streamlined bow pin, expertly crafted in platinum over 18K yellow gold, centers on a sparkling old mine-cut diamond and glitters throughout with tiny rose-cut diamonds accented with royal blue calibre sapphires. This...(more)
The perfect adornment to wear to your favorite watering hole. This original Art Deco 'bar' pin measures 2 1/2 inches across and gently tapers with alternating rows of faceted (French/scissor-cut) sapphires, totaling over 2 carats, and .90 carat of bright-white and sparkling, high-quality European-cu...(more)
Nature’s most majestic creature - The Three-Toed Sloth - is just hangin' around and doing nothing, as usual. This handsome fella measures an ample 2 1/2 by 2 1/4 inches and is hand fabricated in gleaming 14K yellow gold.
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A glittering trio of diamond-set ovals join hands with a pair of lustrous natural pearls in this sparkling Edwardian-era charmer, finely handcrafted in platinum over gold with 68 small but mighty, high-quality old mine-cut diamonds totaling over one carat. This thorough charming 2 inch long jewel - ...(more)