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)
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)