There's a lot going on in this very lovely and highly detailed pendant necklace, dating back to the first decade of the last century. The top of the curvaceous design is overlaid with a textured foliate motif and a lustrous seed pearl; the center sparkles with a buttercup-set diamond, and the narrow...(more)
Three freshwater pearl dangles dance below a golden pearl-centered repousse garland surmounted by a lovely matching seed pear centered bail in this utterly delightful 2 inch long pendant necklace - circa 1900. The chain measures 16 inches.
A lovely, long and slender tear drop shape pendant centered with shimmering pearl studded leaves with a feathery freshwater wing pearl dangling at the bottom. Circa 1900-1910. The drop measures 2 inches long, the chain measures 17 inches.
We're not sure if this unusual free form ring dates all the way back to the first decade of the last century, but it most certainly evokes a distinct Art Nouveau aesthetic. An unusual baroque freshwater pearl is enwrapped by textured leaves and shimmers between a pair of sparkling old mine-cut diamo...(more)
By Jones and Woodland, the predecessor of Krementz, comes this exotic and unusual scarab ring crowned with a turquoise-colored carved scarab. The artfully sculpted shoulders depict ancient Egyptian mother goddess Mut in her vulture headdress. It took more than a few black belt gemologists to identif...(more)
Few come sweeter than this enchanting Art Nouveau two-piece necklace - circa 1900. The bottom pendant is lightly crafted with an openwork design adorned with a mirror-image triple-leaf motif colored in shimmering pastel-green and pink enamel with a tiny diamond twinkling in-between. The matching scr...(more)
Attention aquamarine lovers! We run across a good deal of rings and earrings, occasional bracelets and necklaces, and every so often we stumble upon an elaborate Art Deco or Retro aqua brooch; however, here we have a glistening, cool blue gemstone serving as the focus of a classic 1920s bar pin, and...(more)
From the early 1900s, a sweet pendant centered by a single-cut diamond with delicate seed pearl accents and a shimmering freshwater pearl drop. This little lovely measures 1 1/2 inches long and dangles from a new 18-inch chain.
A very charming original Art Nouveau pendant, circa 1905, with a shimmering iridescent pink and green enamel tulip set atop a golden whiplash motif, matching loop, and a freshwater pearl drop dancing below. Sweet and pretty. Finely handcrafted in 15 karat gold, suggesting English origin. Measures 1 ...(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.
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)