This truly unique and gorgeous antique necklace dates back to the first decade of the last century and combines a curvaceous, classic Art Nouveau whiplash motif with Edwardian-era materials - specifically, small European-cut diamonds and lustrous natural pearls set in platinum over 18K gold. Equally...(more)
From the first decade of the twentieth century, a romantic Art Nouveau pendant necklace fashioned in the iconic, curvaceous whiplash design, and thoroughly dotted with tiny lustrous seed pearls. The hand crafted 9K rose gold (hence of British origin) pendant features a pair of glistening lime green ...(more)
Five golden nymphs with long flowing tresses support as many shimmering baroque freshwater pearls, along with three pearl separators and a tiny hair ornament in the center, in this lovely Art Nouveau necklace - circa 1910. 14 1/2 inch choker length.
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)
A sinuous trio of shimmering blue and green enamel morning glories form the centerpiece of this enchanting Art Nouveau necklace centered with a lustrous freshwater pearl, a tiny twinkling diamond with a freshwater 'wing' pearl dancing below. An ultra-lovely nature-inspired jewel - circa 1900. 1 1/4 ...(more)
A lovely, long and slender tear drop shape pendant centered with shimmering pearl studded leaves with a feathery freshwater wing pearl dangling at the bottom. Circa 1900-1910. The drop measures 2 inches long, the chain measures 17 inches.
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)
From the early 1900s, a sweet pendant centered by a single-cut diamond with delicate seed pearl accents and a shimmering freshwater pearl drop. This little lovely measures 1 1/2 inches long and dangles from a new 18-inch chain.
A very charming original Art Nouveau pendant, circa 1905, with a shimmering iridescent pink and green enamel tulip set atop a golden whiplash motif, matching loop, and a freshwater pearl drop dancing below. Sweet and pretty. Finely handcrafted in 15 karat gold, suggesting English origin. Measures 1 ...(more)
In the artistically experimental, nature-inspired period known as Art Nouveau, roughly from 1890 to 1910, it was not uncommon for artisans to craft gold jewelry in combination with glass and/or synthetic gemstones. This pretty necklace is just such a piece, as confirmed under magnification by our ge...(more)
The underlying textured 18K gold peeks through shaded lavender enamel for a shimmering iridescent effect in this splendid Art Nouveau orchid pendant - circa 1900. One glittering diamond in the center and one lustrous freshwater pearl dangling below lend an added splash of magic to this thoroughly en...(more)
A lush and flowing foliate design, composed in richly textured 22K yellow gold, culminates in a pair of lustrous pearl-petaled blossoms in this exemplary work of jewelry art originating from fin-de-siecle France. A pair of loops on the reverse accommodates a neck chain. 1 5/8 inches by 1 1/2 ...(more)