The wonders of nature have always served as inspiration for Art Nouveau jewels, and here's a shining example. A sinuous and symmetrical cattail plant, blossoming with glittering diamond flowers, overlaps a gracefully stylized whiplash-motif frame. A single shimmering seed pearl punctuates the bottom...(more)
A lustrous, dusky silver, natural button pearl centers a violet pansy flower rendered in layered enamel over 14K gold by the renowned, early-twentieth century American jeweler - Krementz. Circa 1900. Very minor enamel defect on one petal. 7/8 inch by 3/4 inch.
While waiting to dress your tresses, this rare and wonderful pair of hair barrettes, each measuring 1 and 1/4 inch long, reside in their original green and gold box. Darling, circa 1900.
A marvelous and poetic rarity, this suite of brooch and matched bracelets hail from the Art Nouveau or Arts and Crafts movement, circa 1900, and were inspired by the arts of Japan, and in particular the revered waterlily, the flower that in the same time period became something of an obsession for ...(more)
An entrancing peacock-colored, pear-shape black opal, weighing 1.50 carats, is exotically presented in a shimmering green enamel and diamond-set frame in this consummate and quintessential Art Nouveau jewel. Please note that there is a very small chip at the tip of the opal. The top element measures...(more)
Once the Egyptian tombs were opened in the late 19th century Egyptian revival jewelry became the rage. This lovely brooch is set with a carved green stone scarab beetle (possibly an ancient relic) framed by graceful papyrus flowers and buds crafted of plique-a-jour blue to green transparent glass e...(more)
The radiant Roman goddess Ceres, with flowing tresses and adorned with ribbons and a sheath of wheat on her shoulder, is handcarved in high-relief in pretty peachy-pink coral. This captivating cameo is framed in warm 14 karat gold with a lovely thistle-motif design and may be worn as either a brooch...(more)
Now that those groovy silk neckerchiefs (scarves) from the seventies are finally back in fashion, secure yours with this fabulous 18 karat gold and diamond griffin. The .15 carat European-cut diamond is set in platinum. 1 1/4 inches long.
Translucent green water, golden lily pads and a single sparkling diamond support a friendly amphibian in these rare and wonderfully whimsical Art Nouveau double-sided cufflinks - circa 1900. 1/2 inch diameter.
A sweetly stylized pansy flower with flowing petals dotted with a shimmering natural pearl - circa 1900. Just over 3/4 inch.
Spring has eternally sprung in this bright and colorful early-twentieth century flower brooch. The 18 karat yellow gold stems blossom with shimmering lavender and light greenish-yellow leaves, centered with a small lustrous pearl, that barely overlap shining iridescent green leaves. A more than OK b...(more)
A pair of lustrous and shimmering natural freshwater pearl blossoms are crowned with red enamel leaves and are entwined in sinuous green enamel vines dotted with teeny-tiny seed pearls in this extra-lovely Art Nouveau jewel - circa 1900. 1 5/16 inches wide by 13/16 inch high.