A shimmering natural baroque freshwater pearl is nestled between a pair of golden leaves in this very lovely and enchanting nature-inspired jewel - circa 1900. The top measures 7/8 inch by 1/2 inch, the pin extends 2 inches beyond the bottom of the pearl.
A rich, deep purple faceted amethyst is elegantly displayed in a gorgeous Art Nouveau frame with four bright, high luster freshwater pearls. Hallmarked Whiteside & Blank, attributed to Gustav Manz. A gem!
Unusual and exotic Art Nouveau cufflinks, magnificently sculpted in rich 18 karat yellow gold. An emerald-headed serpent, which borders the soft pentagonal plaque, is sipping a magical elixir from a diamond-studded golden chalice; flame-like leaf motifs fill in the background. A very striking and s...(more)
Sinuous whiplash motifs abound in this consummate and perfectly characteristic Art Nouveau necklace - circa 1900. A pair of bright lime-green peridots are embellished with color-matched iridescent green enamel, shimmering freshwater pearls, and a single twinkling diamond. The pendant, minus the swag...(more)
About the sweetest antique silver pin ever. A precious little angel earned her wings circa 1875. Just over 1 and 3/4 inches.
Cover up those embarrassing holes in your jacket lapel with these gleaming golden collar buttons depicting a blossoming young maiden in the center of a sunflower. Sweet! 14 karat yellow gold, 9/16 inch - circa 1900.
A wonder of nature has been more than slightly improved upon in this truly wonderful and ravishing turn-of-the-century pansy pin, resplendently rendered in iridescent pastel pink, yellow enamel with purple accenting, and a single natural pearl. By Whiteside & Blank, a notable American jeweler of...(more)
Few come sweeter than this enchanting Art Nouveau two-piece necklace - circa 1900. The bottom pendant is lightly crafted with an openwork design adorned with a mirror-image triple-leaf motif colored in shimmering pastel-green and pink enamel with a tiny diamond twinkling in-between. The matching scr...(more)
Twin diamond-crowned serpents slither around a rich, green, elongated cushion-cut tourmaline in this exotic and entrancing Art Nouveau stick pin, artfully crafted in 18 karat yellow, circa 1900. The top measures 5/8 inch high, the full pin measures 3 1/4 inches long. The top is numbered on the back ...(more)
A gorgeous turn-of-the century bracelet in 18 karat gold and platinum with a charming French twist. Four bright-red rubies alternate with four sparkling old mine-cut diamonds in platinum-topped settings in this delightful antique jewel. 7 1/2 inches by 1/4 inch. French hallmark and assay mark.
A light and extra-lovely lavaliere necklace dating back to the turn-of-the-twentieth century. The charming neo-classical design centers on a single faceted oval amethyst and old mine-cut diamond enshrined by shimmering seed pearl laurel leaves with three freshwater pearl dangles dancing below. Darli...(more)
Pretty pastels, glistening gold and shimmering freshwater pearls combine to create this refreshingly feminine and consummate Art Nouveau necklace - circa 1900. The pear-shape aqua pendant is imbued with a serene light Caribbean-blue hue and the shaded enamel scrolls gradate from lime yellow to glaci...(more)