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.
The underlying textured 18K gold peeks through shaded lavender enamel for a shimmering iridescent effect in this splendid Art Nouveau orchid pendant - circa 1900. One glittering diamond in the center and one lustrous freshwater pearl dangling below lend an added splash of magic to this thoroughly en...(more)
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)
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)
From the turn-of-the-twentieth century, circa 1900, comes this breathtakingly feminine lavalier necklace. This precious piece features a 3.25 carat pastel-blue cushion-cut aquamarine sparkling at the center of an elegant arabesque motif, accented with glittering rose-cut diamonds and shimmering pear...(more)
This is the most spectacular treasure for the discriminating oenophile we've ever come across! And yes, those ripe, red, luscious Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are indeed genuine rubies! Two glorious diamond studded grape leaves are magnificently rendered in shaded plique a jour (translucent) enamel fo...(more)