Long regarded as an omen of good fortune and happy marriage, this precious peony brooch, circa 1940s-50s, is lovingly rendered in hand carved angel skin coral with realistically textured 14K gold stem and leaves that beautifully support the deckle-edged, wispy folds of the lush, full bloom. 2 3/4 by...(more)
A streamlined, sleekly stylized trio of cranes (symbolic of happiness and eternal youth) are soaring skyward, with three diamonds in tow, in this marvelous work of wearable art, crafted in textured 18K yellow gold by the renowned and still thriving American jewelry manufacturer - Krementz. 2 1/2 by ...(more)
They don't come any sweeter than this beautiful, diminutive bouquet gathering hand carved gemstone elements including a nephrite jade leaf, frosted quartz crystal flower studded with a bright sparkling mine-cut diamond and a colorful coral strawberry. This work of wearable art is hand fabricated in ...(more)
William Ruser was a designer to the Hollywood In-Crowd in the 50's-60's and this signed Bunny is typical of the whimsy and unmistakable style that made him a legend both in his own time and now. We've seen many of his angels and poodles, but this is the first bunny to cross our threshold. Designed i...(more)
Spring is always here with this delightful and very colorful butterfly brooch, hand fabricated, circa 1890, in silver over gold with a glittering array of diamonds, rubies, sapphires and a golden zircon in the center. She boasts a 2 inch wing span and the pin is removable so it can be worn as a pend...(more)
Our first ever dolphin brooch sighting! This lovable and graceful cetacean (i.e., an aquatic mammal) would look lovely skimming over the waves of your blouse or jacket. She measures 3 inches long and is rendered in tiny circle textured 18K yellow gold with a sapphire eye.
Who? 'A wise old owl who lived in an oak, the more he heard the less he spoke', that's who! He's 1 inch tall with bright red ruby eyes and a sparkling diamond tummy. 18K yellow and 14K white gold; .40 carat total diamond weight.
Add some extra sting to your wardrobe and desperately needed buzz to your life with this sparkling diamond and emerald-eyed honey, crafted in 18K white and yellow gold and packed with 1.35 carats of bright-white, round brilliant-cut diamonds. 1 and 1/16 inch wingspan, 1 and 1/8 inch long.
Exquisitely designed and impeccably hand fabricated, this Art Deco, Platinum and Diamond Bar Pin is simply splendid. Each contour and design element of the pin is unique yet essential to the overall design of the piece. Centering on a .20 carat central bright white diamond, the pin is further accen...(more)
An elegantly fashioned and ultra-sparkling diamond-set lily brooch from the 1950s, expertly hand crafted in platinum. This resplendent flower features 119 pave-set round brilliant-cut diamonds on the petals and leaf as well as four larger round brilliant-cut diamonds in the center. 10 baguette-cut d...(more)
This sweeping abstract foliate design, measuring 2 3/8 by 1 7/8 inches, is blooming with 14 bright translucent green natural jades: 1 large oval, 1 small oval, 4 navettes and 8 pear shapes. The sinuous stems sparkle with small bright-white round diamonds set in 18K white gold and the jades are backe...(more)
We can thank the heated cold war years of the 1940s thru the 1960s for spawning so-called 'atomic', and sometimes 'sputnik' or 'space-age' design, and here we have some bold, sizable and quite dramatic expressions of that relatively brief mid-twentieth century style in a brooch with matching earrin...(more)