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)
Fuzzy wuzzy is beautifully crafted in highly-textured (and weighty) 18 karat gold fur with a warm and lovely, well-earned patina. His bright green eyes are demantoid garnet, his black nose is an onyx bead, and his tongue is perpetually stuck out. 1 1/2 inch by 1 3/8 inch.
Platinum diamond circle pin topped with a bow motif fully set with sixty eight baguette and tapered baguette cut diamonds and four round brilliant cut diamonds sparkling with 7.50 carats total weight (H-K color, VS-SI clarity). This pin measures 1 5/8 tall by 1 1/2 wide.
A sparkling pinwheel comprised of blinding bright-white diamond feathers make for the most magnificent and mesmerizing corsage brooch ever! Measuring an impressive 2 and 5/8 inches, this opulent, multi-dimensional ornament contains 20 carts of high-color round and baguette diamonds, and each articul...(more)
Although mysteriously unsigned, this breathtaking work of jewelry art rates among the finest latter-twentieth century pieces ever conceived or rendered by the most eminent French or American jewelery houses. The sculptural flower brooch is composed of eight distinct petals, plus the central cabochon...(more)
A thoroughly charming brooch from the legendary San Francisco jewelry and fine arts dealer - Gumps. The rose is hand carved from deep salmon color coral and the leaves are carved from leafy green nephrite jade. The sinewy stems are crafted in 14 karat yellow gold. This lovely mid-twentieth century f...(more)
A single diamond sparkles from the center of sinuous interweaving scrolls, rendered in gleaming 14 karat gold, in this opulent adornment in the turn-of-the-twentieth century style. 1 1/4 inches across.
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)
Spring has eternally sprung in this bright and colorful early-twentieth century flower brooch. The 18 karat yellow gold stems blossom with shimmering lavender and light greenish-yellow leaves, centered with a small lustrous pearl, that barely overlap shining iridescent green leaves. A more than OK b...(more)
This lovable, if lethargic, creature, rendered in gleaming 18K yellow gold, is dressed up in her finest carapace of diamonds and bright lime-green enamel. Hurry, turtles are fast movers! 1 1/2 inches by 1 inch.
A royal purple Siberian amethyst shines front and center in this fabulous and regal early-nineteenth century brooch in gleaming yellow gold with elegant repousse borders, leaf motif overlays with pearls atop a finely textured background. The reverse contains a beveled glass covered locket space disp...(more)
A large scale American Art Nouveau sterling silver brooch of a lady in profile with long flowing hair and flowers.