This rare and wonderful Georgian-era ring (circa late-18th ~ early-19th century) is crafted in silver over 14K yellow gold and displays a scintillating array of rose-cut diamonds embellished with black enamel. The crown of the ring measures 5/8 inch in length and a rounded 5/8 inch in width where it...(more)
A petite, precious and pristine collectable - circa late-1700s ~ early 1800s - featuring a glowing trio of oval cabochon garnets. Hand crafted in 18K yellow gold, the white enamel inscription reads: "MARY LEARY OB 19 AUG 1781 AEI Y 10 M".
The AEI stands for Affinity, Eternity, Infinity or Amity, Et...(more)
barely begins to describe this exemplary early-Victorian snake bracelet - circa 1840 - magnificently handcrafted in silver over rich 18K yellow gold and packed to the hilt with over 12 carats of bright-white old mine-cut diamond sparklers, including a .70 carat old-mine cushion-cut o...(more)
Over 2.50 carats of bright white and sparkling old mine-cut diamonds are arrayed throughout this exceptionally lovely 1 inch wide pendant, crafted in darkly oxidized silver and dating all the way back the middle of the nineteenth century. Ultimate Victorian.
10 rose-cut diamonds glisten in the sun or by candlelight from within each of these foliate style ear drops dating back to the early-to-mid nineteenth century. The pear shape, or tear drop, bottoms swing and sway below glittering diamond-set leaves. Rare, wonderful and as sweet as can be. About 1.10...(more)
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)
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)
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)
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)