This exceptional, original sapphire and diamond three-stone ring, dating from the late-19th century, showcases a vibrant light-medium blue sapphire weighing 5.38 carats displaying distinct violet overtones. The enchanting gemstone is safely nestled in numerous coronet settings and is accompanied on ...(more)
There's a lot going on in this very lovely and highly detailed pendant necklace, dating back to the first decade of the last century. The top of the curvaceous design is overlaid with a textured foliate motif and a lustrous seed pearl; the center sparkles with a buttercup-set diamond, and the narrow...(more)
For a lovely lepidopterist, a tiny butterfly is frozen in time under double-sided glass and backed with a shimmering iridescent blue Morpho butterfly wing in this exceptionally sweet and charming and quite unusual antique pendant necklace. 5/8 inch diameter, 17 inch chain.
A gleaming, 18 inch-long antique (nineteenth century) necklace composed of gracefully graduating links alternating adorned with deeply engraved, repousse-style links and contrasting bright, plain links. 18K hallmarks. Victorian-era necklaces of this style are usually 14K, but not this one! A beauty...(more)
A sweet, petite and dainty turn-of-the-century drop centering on a bright light-green peridot with lustrous seed pearls arrayed over a graceful and airy gold wire framework. A freshwater pearl dances below. Circa 1900. 1 1/2 inches by 1/2 inch; 17 inch chain.
A sparkling 1.20 carat old mine-cut diamond centers this exceptional and exceptionally beautiful antique Georgian silver and diamond flower brooch glistening with over 10 carats of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds. The six petals are overlaid with round flower-like diamond clusters which add extra...(more)
A pampered pussy with an 18 karat gold fur coat and a platinum, diamond and pearl collar to purr on your lapel. Circa 1890. 1 3/8 by 5/8 inch.
2.65 carats of dazzling mine-cut, antique cushion-cut and rose-cut diamonds provide the celestial fire in this stunning example of a classic, mid-nineteenth century Victorian starburst jewel. Gracefully hand-fabricated in darkly patinated silver-topped gold, this lovely piece is gently domed, for ad...(more)
We were pleasantly surprised to discover French hallmarks on this gorgeous, classic mid-nineteenth century Etruscan Revival style ensemble composed of bright orangy-salmon colored corals and rich 18K yellow gold doughnuts ornamented with fine twisted wire and granulation. We would normally expect Vi...(more)
An adorable West Highland White Terrier is hyper-realistically depicted against a mother-of-pearl background in one of the finest, most masterfully rendered reverse intaglio crystals we've ever seen. When you loupe (magnify) the doggie you will not believe the lifelike, three-dimensional details (a ...(more)
A darkly romantic garnet brooch by way of nineteenth century Bohemia (former Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic) with three glistening dangles dancing below a graceful double-wing motif. A rare beauty in fine condition from the mid 19th century. 2 inches by 1 5/8 inches.
This 'new moon' is over 100 years old and measures 7/8 inch across. Rendered in gilded metal by way of late-19th~early-20th century Czechoslovakia.