A fierce mythological beast, presumably a Griffin or Gargoyle with his wings in repose, is jealously grasping a sparkling old mine-cut diamond in its maw, in this very cool and different Art Nouveau gent's (or unisex) ring, circa 1900. Ring size is 9 1/2.
A lovely lass with a regal profile stops to smell the flowers in this enchanting Art Nouveau brooch, crafted in sterling silver (on top), circa 1900.
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.
An exotic rosy-cheeked enchantress donning a floral headdress twinkling with a diamond and crowned with a pearl is artfully rendered in gold and enamel in this very lovely stickpin, signed by the nineteenth-century Newark jeweler Alling and Company - circa 1900.