This ultra-chic and charming, original Art Nouveau pendant necklace - circa 1910 - shimmers times three with a talented trio of freshwater pearls dancing below a sinuous Art Nouveau whiplash design rendered in striated yellow gold; by Chas S. Crossman & Company, Yew York 1904-1931. The new chain...(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)
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.
A very cool stickpin from the turn-of-the-twentieth century. A spiderweb turquoise is presented in a golden, neoclassically ornamented shield, with both Art Nouveau and art Deco style suggestions, by The Brassler Company, estab. 1909 in Newark, New Jersey.
A lovely example of American Art Nouveau. This fourteen karat yellow gold pendant dates back to the turn of the last century. Inspired by the French Art Nouveau movement, the pendant incorporates the traditional movement created by flowing curves, but this one is accented with freshwater pearls fo...(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)
A fancy Greek-key motif adds neoclassic style to this light and lovely Art Nouveau jewel with a tiny diamond twinkling from within a central buttercup setting along with a pair of lustrous seed pearls and a freshwater pearl drop swinging below. Circa 1900. 1 1/2 inch by 5/8 inch, 17 inch chain.
This enchanting, exotic and far-from-ordinary turn-of-the-twentieth century jewel highlights a translucent green natural Burmese jade drop that swings freely from a magnificently ornamented golden escutcheon centered with an all-seeing emerald eye. Three natural pearls add extra luster to this singu...(more)
Enchanting iridescent enamel purple and green hues shimmer and shine in this ultra-charming, stylized Art Nouveau tulip bud pin artfully hand fabricated in softly textured gold - circa 1900. This was originally intended as a watch pin with the loop at the bottom, however, upside down it works splend...(more)
A beautifully crafted 14 karat gold floral necklace by the renowned American jewelry manufacturers Krementz, circa 1900, with a fresh springtime theme. Shimmering freshwater pearl blossoms are nestled amongst scrolling leaves in verdant green and white enamel, suspended from a pair of delicate chain...(more)
Artistic, distinctive and graceful drop earrings from the early 20th century, with over one carat of bright and glittering mine-cut diamonds set inside elegant serpentine frames with sparkling Caribbean-blue zircons swaying beneath. Exquisitely hand-crafted in 15 karat gold (therefore likely of Engl...(more)
This exquisitely designed cross pendant apparently dates from the turn-of-the-twentieth century, however, the sparkling high-crowned table-cut diamonds were cut much earlier. The captivating and curvaceous jewel is rendered in rich, softly textured, 18K yellow gold and measures just shy of 2 3/4 inc...(more)