Enchanting and romantic early-to-mid-19th century ear drops, designed as flowers crowned by leaves, composed of twenty glistening, foil-backed garnets, glow in the sun or, preferably, by candlelight. Crafted in 8-9ct gold, they measure 1 1/2 by 3/4 inch. Beautiful.
A dark and dramatic pair of antique diamond earrings hailing from the early-to-mid-nineteenth century. These possibly Georgian, but at the very least early-Victorian, diamond drops glisten with two pairs of diamond centered halos of rose-cut diamonds set in deeply patinated silver over 9K gold. Enc...(more)
A stunning riviere necklace modeled after jewels from the early-19th century Georgian period. Twenty-six sizable, vibrant, deep royal purple amethysts (together weighing over 150 carats!) are displayed in backed collet settings, crafted in silver over 14 karat yellow gold. The oval cut amethysts gen...(more)
This rich Georgian brooch set with sumptuous garnets into rich 18 karat yellow gold is in pristine condition. This type of intricately detailed, hand-fabricated, coiled wire work is referred to as cannetille, named after the gold embroideries of the Napoleonic years. We date this pin to the late-Geo...(more)
You have to hand it to those wild and whimsical Victorians for creating this marvelous pair of bejeweled, braceleted and cuffed hands, each of which is daintily presenting a fanciful foliate token. The hands, which most likely, originally served as necklace clasps, are aglitter with closely-set rose...(more)
From the late-1700s/early-1800s. A glistening diamond hand, sculpted in darkly oxidized silver, disembodied from both its arm and its original jewelry context (probably a necklace clasp), has been repurposed into a dramatic, whimsical and weird stickpin. Thoroughly studded with about one-and-a-half ...(more)
Circa 1800. A gorgeous and glistening, darkly romantic necklace aglow with 33 foil-backed, deep raspberry-hued garnets set in 9K rosy-yellow gold collets, hence very likely of British origin. A classic. 15 1/4 inches long and lovely.
A golden early-18th-century oldie glittering with twenty-one rose-cut diamonds set in a silver floral design above a splendid, deeply engraved, rosy-yellow gold repousse-style ring shank. Because the ring shank is in almost new condition we conjecture that it may have been replaced at a later date i...(more)
A sparkling 1.20 carat old mine-cut diamond centers this exceptional and exceptionally beautiful antique Georgian silver and diamond flower brooch glistening with over 10 carats of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds. The six petals are overlaid with round flower-like diamond clusters which add extra...(more)
A ravishing and remarkable late-18th~early-19th century Georgian flower brooch masterfully crafted 'en tremblant': "En tremblant" is a French term - meaning "to tremble". It was first used to describe 18th and 19th century jewelry where parts of the diamond set pieces were attached to a tr...(more)
A rare and wonderful, one inch long, diamond dinner ring, dating back to eighteenth century Georgian, England, glitters on top with a navette shape cluster of rose-cut diamonds set atop a dramatic cobalt blue enamel background. This resplendent survivor is in remarkable condition and is inscribed on...(more)
Ravishing rarities, in pristine condition. Early-to-mid-nineteenth century earrings masterfully handcrafted in 14k yellow gold, with a graceful and opulent baroque design accented with colorful rosettes of vibrant burgundy garnets. With newly made earwires, these Georgian enchanting earrings measure...(more)