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.
Little birdies don't come any lovelier than this charming chickadee dressed in shimmering iridescent feathers of blue, pink and green enamel. She is perched inside a golden oval frame embellished with lustrous natural pearls, enameled leaves and a sparkling white old mine-cut diamond. Expertly craft...(more)
From turn-of-the-twentieth century Great Britain comes this thoroughly enchanting Art Nouveau necklace. The pendant features a pair of glistening lime green peridots dangling inside and below a classic whiplash motif studded with shimmering seed pearls. The 2 inch long pendant is 15ct. gold, the 20 ...(more)
This fierce, ruby-eyed, mythological creature, half eagle, half lion - griffin (or gryphon) by name - is taking a wild ride on a diamond-set arrow to deliver a sparkling diamond in his beak via air mail. Masterfully sculpted in gleaming 18K yellow gold - circa 1900.
1 5/16 by 1 3/16 inches.
The classic Art Nouveau whiplash motif in white enamel is brightened and embellished with shimmering green enameled leaves, a opalescent pink enameled flower blossom, and a swinging kite shaped drop accented with a small diamond and three natural pearls. Artfully rendered in 18K gold, circa 1900, th...(more)
A shimmering trio of freshwater pearls dangle and dance below a classic seed pearl-set whiplash motif in this charming, original Art Nouveau pendant necklace - circa 1910. Made by Champenois and Company from Newark, NJ from 1865 until the 1950s. 14K yellow gold, the newly added chain measures 16 inc...(more)
Sinuous flowering vines take over the delicately scrolling surround of velvety 18k gold. Within each frame are bezel-set cushion and pear-cut aquamarines and lustrous pearls. This truly delightful turn-of-the-century necklace measures 18 inches long.
Amazing is the adjective that comes to mind when describing this masterpiece from the early-20th century. Art Nouveau artistry is in full flower in this stunning and sizable (2 and 3/4 by 2 inches) jewel composed of black opals, white opals, diamonds and rare demantoid garnets. A blossom of organica...(more)
We've never seen anything quite like this exotic and strikingly beautiful diamond ring, artfully hand crafted in silver over gold and presenting a gorgeous and glistening antique cushion-cut diamond weighing approximately 2.50 carats. The radiant rock is held by six yellow gold prongs against a dark...(more)
A classical enchantress comes alive in colorful orangy-salmon coral, artfully handcarved in a high relief and framed in softly textured, diamond-dotted 14K gold. A sizable and uniquely lovey, eye-catching dinner ring - circa 1900 - designed and rendered in elegant and timeless Art Nouveau style. 1...(more)
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)