A masterfully hand carved and especially refined shell cameo depicting a Classical priestess or friend and admirer of Bacchus, replete with a riotous grapevine and grape cluster hairdo, toga and, on trend for circa 1850, a double pearl strand. Mounted in an elegant gold frame with a twisted wire app...(more)
A light and lovely Edwardian natural pearl and diamond bow pin in platinum over 18 karat yellow gold. The flowing open work design glistens with numerous tiny single and rose cut diamonds. The pearls appear to float above a delicate pierced pattern in yellow gold. Stamps indicate European origin.
A stellar silver over yellow gold creation, its rays sparkling with seventy-two European-cut diamonds and a fiery .85 carat center European-cut, for a total of 4.50 carats of animated shimmer. The reverse is cleverly equipped with a fully retractable hinged bail and a pin to switch from brooch to pe...(more)
A glorious, large scale Peacock, artfully handcrafted in 14K yellow gold, proudly struts it’s stuff - a bright green tail composed of 22 deep green jade feathers and a cats eye chrysoberyl set wing. He winks with an opal eye, sports a coral top knot and measures an impressive 3 1/2 by 1 5/8 inches...(more)
A charming hand fabricated Orchid pin of good proportions (2" by 1 1/2") depicts the national flower of Venezuela, known as the Flor de Mayo- May flower, Mayito - Little May) and Flor del Nazareno - Flower of the Nazarene. Textured gold leaves with a soft, aged patina further enhanced with nugget st...(more)
14K White gold free form cluster pin set with rectangular and square cut emeralds (3.00 carats total weight) and a mixture of round, baguette and marquise cut diamonds (7.65 carats total weight, G-H color, VS clarity).
This lovely Victorian 15 karat yellow gold pin made in Chester, England - circa 1875 - boasts exquisite details, including a small sapphire surrounded by delicate rose-cut diamonds set in the center of a perfectly hand cut star. The shoulders are ornamented with fine twisted wire, beads, floral and ...(more)
Quintessential, multi-dimensional Victorian decorative motifs abound with a teeny-tiny star-set rose-cut diamond in the center of this oval brooch. The reverse side of the brooch allows for a souvenir of a loved one.
A particularly grotesque and fearsome mythical winged creature, otherwise known as a Gargoyle, embraces a sparkling-white, old mine-cut diamond in her (it is a Goyle after all!) menacing claws. Circa 1900, 18 karat yellow gold, 1 1/4 inches.
Display your patriotism in high style with this platinum ribbon motif pin gleaming with rubies, sapphires and diamonds by the great all-American jeweler Harry Winston. This novel and festive pin measures about 1 1/2 inches tall by 1-inch wide. Hooray for the red, white and blue!
Victorian five pointed star pin with scrolling swirls in 14K yellow gold with a central old European cut diamond (.40 carat, J-K color, SI clarity), five old mine cut diamonds (.85 carat total weight, H-I color, SI clarity) in the swirls and thirty old mine cut diamonds (1.00 carat total weight, H-I...(more)
A soaring streamlined swallow, crafted in silver over gold, sparkles with bright diamond wings accented with lime-green demantoid garnets in this superb and stunning Victorian jewel - circa 1885. This beautiful bird brooch is outfitted with a removable pin mechanism and measures 1 3/4 inches in both...(more)