The antique carved jades in these very interesting and unusual mid-twentieth century ear clips were most likely reincarnated from their past lives as fancy coat buttons. The pale donuts are crowned with mushroom cap shapes colored with a splash of bright apple green. Natural. No indications of polym...(more)
A bright-white emerald-cut diamond, weighing just three points shy of a half-carat, is elegantly presented in this late-Art Deco engagement ring. Twinkling from each side of the center stone are three small diamonds set low in a channel detailed with finely milgrained edges. The ring is engraved ins...(more)
This dynamic dazzler by Granat Brothers (a renowned San Francisco based jeweler circa early-to-mid twentieth century) flashes across your finger with 2.15 carats of blazing white diamonds; chief among them being a beautiful round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 1.05 carats. The stone sizzles between...(more)
Two halves of natural jade make a whole bangle bracelet, hinged and clasped in 14K yellow gold adorned with hand engraved foliate designs. The top half displays a white-to-lavender background marbled with bright apple green; the bottom half is mostly white with light green highlights. This amply siz...(more)
Dating from the late-1940s-1950s, this wonderful and very wearable bracelet is composed of braided, 14K gold, springy (it stretches a bit), flattened 'gaspipe' strands interspersed with sparkling platinum and diamond flames. A chic Retro adornment stretches to 7 inches in length.
This sweet little hummer, crafted in shining 14 karat gold with freshwater pearl wings and a sapphire eye, is ready and waiting to pollinate your dress, blouse or coat. She measures 2 inches tall by 1 inch wide.
Artistically designed and crafted in glorious black & white by the highly distinctive and desirable jeweler - Marsh and Co., of early-to-mid-century San Francisco, a pair of lovely, foliate-inspired, earclips crafted in Marsh's signature blackened gun metal and 14 karat white gold. A pair of lu...(more)
A large and lovely, natural, thick double cabochon jade, measuring an impressive 1 inch long by 11/16 inch wide is bezel-set in a handmade, two-tone (yellow and rose) gold mounting, circa 1930s-40s. The grassy green jade is highly translucent and mottled (or marbled) in variegated lighter green shad...(more)
Mikimoto Pearls are universally revered as producing the finest strands of cultured pearls in existence. This 19 1/2 inch, graduated strand of 3.6 to 7.5mm pearls illustrates the exceptional matching, luster, orient and complexion worthy of the Mikimoto reputation. Knotted on silk this timeless str...(more)
Here's a real catch. A magnificent marlin leaps out of the salty sea in this handsome reverse crystal intaglio brooch. A rock crystal cabochon with an intaglio carved into the flat back is then painted realistically with oils so that when viewed from the top, the image has a rich, three-dimensional ...(more)
A sizable soft pale apple green jade striated with rich chrome and moss green color is finely carved on both sides with three lucious peach fruits (longevity and fulfillment), chrysanthemum flowers (joviality and a life of ease after retirement) and a bird overseeing the scene is set atop a simple f...(more)
An artful, free form array of 'gemmy', rich, vibrant green, emerald-cut emeralds and bright-white marquise, square and pear shape diamonds join forces to create these chic and sparkling 1960s vintage earrings, hand fabricated in platinum. 1.35 carat total diamond weight, 1.10 carat total emerald wei...(more)