A swarthy, stern looking, rosy-cheeked Arab gent, decked out in a golden gem-set (diamonds, rubies and demantoid garnets) keffiyeh is artfully rendered in multi-colored enamel in this very unusual, exotic and collectable stickpin - circa 1900.
Rarely do we stumble upon such a quaint and charming snapshot of history. Among other important cultural milestones, 1891 marked the premier of Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler; Carnegie Hall opened in NY with none other than Maestro Peter Tchaikovsky at the podium as guest conductor, and Hormel intro...(more)
A luminous high-domed moonstone is orbited by eleven purple stars of various hues in this striking and celestial stickpin, hand fabricated in gleaming 15K yellow gold, hence more than likely originating from the United Kingdom - circa 1910.
A bright, translucent apple-green jade oval of substantial thickness is simply and elegantly displayed atop a gold stickpin. The jade measures 1/2 inch by just over 3/8 inch-wide and is accompanied by a gemological certificate from the Stone Group Lab stating natural jadeite, no polymers or dyes, Bu...(more)
An entrancing peacock-colored, pear-shape black opal, weighing 1.50 carats, is exotically presented in a shimmering green enamel and diamond-set frame in this consummate and quintessential Art Nouveau jewel. Please note that there is a very small chip at the tip of the opal. The top element measures...(more)
This sweet fleur-de-lys stickpin is circa 1900 and designed in the Renaissance Revival style. The pin is set with a round cabochon opal in 10 karat yellow gold.
The portrait of a Roman Centurion dressed in full regalia is handcarved in the burnt-orange color top layer with his lily-white wife just behind him in this masterfully conceived tri-color agate stickpin - circa 1890. The top measures 7/8 inch by 5/8 inch - the pin extends just short of 2 inches bey...(more)
A lustrous 8.6 millimeter cream-rose natural button pearl is cradled by glistening rose-cut diamonds in this extra charming jabot pin, finely handcrafted in platinum over gold, circa 1900. A glistening diamond arrowhead twinkles at the end.
A sizable 16 millimeter by 14.5 mm. deep orange coral double-cabochon egg is tightly grasped by a realistically rendered dragon or eagle's claw in this sensational mid-nineteenth century stickpin in its original leather and velvet fitted box. 4 1/4 inches long.
A cool and distinctive Art Deco stickpin featuring a fancy-cut triangular moonstone pierced dead center with a twinkling European-cut diamond. The moonstone is ringed in platinum and is orbited by a trio of bright-blue Montana sapphires set within the platinum ring. The top measures 1/2 inch across,...(more)
A fierce, winged mythological beast, highly detailed in rich 18 karat yellow gold, guards a shimmering natural seed pearl atop a 2 3/4 inch stickpin. French hallmark on pin.
A lovely and good size early 20th Century diamond horseshoe stickpin, crafted in two-tone gold and glistening with just under half a carat of old European-cut diamonds. The lucky horseshoe measures 3/4 inch high by 11/16 inch across.