Delicately hand crafted in 10K yellow gold, this lovely antique pendant, circa 1910, combines elements of Art Nouveau curves with the sentimentality of Victorian blossoms. Scrolling seed pearl embellished tendrils frame a rich, regal purple faceted amethyst, leading to seed pearl studded blooms and ...(more)
As the seasons change and the leaves transform, the first drops of rain fall like diamonds in this soothing Art Nouveau brooch. Hand-fabricated in 18 karat yellow gold, expert enameling adorns the graceful, lightly pastel colored leaves. Two bezel-set, old mine-cut diamonds add a dash of dew-like s...(more)
A sweetheart blooms in this small cluster of maple seed pods rendered in shimmering green enamel over 15 karat rose gold (hence most likely of British origin). All are vibrantly hued, gently fading from grass green to sunny yellow with the cell structure faintly appearing through the enamel of each ...(more)
Art Nouveau stick pin perfection! A natural pearl glimmers from within a curvaceous whiplash foliate design so indicative of the period. The whiplashes are finished in baked enamel and delicately colored in gently fading orange at the outer edges, behind which glows through rich 14 karat yellow gold...(more)
This graceful and dainty Art Nouveau pendant, circa 1900, combines whimsical and natural elements indicative of the period, yet uniquely its own. A small European-cut diamond twinkles from within a petite buttercup and curlicue, all of which are framed by an open skirt outlined with silvery seed pea...(more)
French Art Nouveau artistry is in full flower as long, sinuous golden leaves enwrap shimmering freshwater pearl 'angel wings' to create this lithe and highly stylized, nature inspired jewel. Circa 1900. 1 7/8 inches by 3/4 inch.
In consummate Art Nouveau style (circa 1900) this lovingly enameled violet pendant channels the beauty of nature. Like a drop of dew, a bright-white diamond glistens at the center of the violet, with a satiny white freshwater pearl drop swinging to and fro. Though sweet year 'round, the violet was t...(more)
A gorgeous turn-of-the-century necklace shimmering with a pair of lustrous, snow white, baroque freshwater pearls dangling inside and below a curvaceous, free form frame of bright white, glittering old mine-cut diamonds. Elegantly hand fabricated in platinum over 20K (!) gold - circa 1900-1915. Clas...(more)
This Victorian/Art Nouveau inspired diamond and opal bangle bracelet was crafted in the mid-twentieth century with close attention paid to every detail. The fourteen karat yellow gold bangle is crowned with finely milgrained, platinum and diamond whiplash motifs which lead the eye to a central prong...(more)
A sparkling spirographic design creates a fine lace background for this sleek and sinuous dragon, patiently waiting for just the right moment to devour the floating pearl dangling in front of him. The creature's body forms the circular frame for this entrancing and exotic pendant, hailing from the z...(more)
The fabled Griffin - half eagle/half lion, is chomping on a shimmering freshwater pearl in this mythological (yet real) watch pin dating back to the turn-of-the-last century. 1 1/16 by 15/16 inches.
2 and 1/2 inch long and lovely, nineteenth century drop earrings lightly crafted in a stylized variation of the classical, Etruscan amphora motif. The central amphoras swing freely inside a symmetrical wishbone shaped frame, all of which are ornamented with delicate granulation and twisted rope des...(more)