The first satellite - Sputnik - was launced in 1957 by the Soviets and was almost immediately depicted in American jewelry - a fitting tribute to our anti-capitalist cold war comrades. This golden bauble was made shortly thereafter in the early 1960s and is studded with 20 different gemstones, inclu...(more)
A classic diamond solitaire in platinum. The center marquise cut .75 carat diamond shines in this streamlined diamond solitaire. The diamond is flanked by a straight baguette cut diamond set on either side. A clean and tailored design.
A dazzling and distinctive mid-century (circa 1940s - 1950s) ring highlighting a trio of bezel-set, electric turquoise-blue zircons, diagonally arranged and embellished with a charming foliate design rendered in two-tone - yellow and rose - gold.
The ring measures 9/16 inch across.
A fabulous and superbly crafted double-hinged bangle bracelet, crowned with a colorful, ruby-eyed, turquoise serpent. A 'striking' mid-century vintage bracelet. Note the decorative openwork inside the bracelet. 18 karat yellow gold.
This heavy and solid 14 karat yellow gold gent's ring is crowned with a large 22 karat grey-blue cabochon-cut sapphire with a distinct star phenomenon. On each side is a triangle-set round brilliant-cut diamond for added sparkle. The star sapphire measures just shy of 5/8 inch by 1/2 inch and the ri...(more)
Unleash your inner tiger with this ultra-mod, convertible brooch/pendant. This iconic, boomerang-inspired piece of wearable moderne sculpture showcases a silky, chatoyant tiger's eye quartz and measures 2" long and 1 3/4" wide. Circa 1960s, most likely of British origin.
Cool and artsy Retro earrings rendered in mirror-like 14 karat yellow gold and designed with a curved row of cabochon rubies (totaling 5.00 carats) and a flare of sparkling diamonds. Wonderful and wearable mementos of the glamorous past. Circa 1940s. 1 inch by 5/8 inch.
This bangle looks like a classic antique bangle bracelet, however the diamonds are a newer cut so we are classifying this piece as Victorian retrospective. Five diamond-studded quatrefoil elements are set across the top of this hollow bangle which is also decorated with twisted wire which wraps in b...(more)
A classic vintage wedding band from the 1950s. Seven small round-cut diamonds are set across the top in fishtail settings. Finished with a knife-edge shank.
A bright and lustrous pair of refreshing, pastel-blue, square emerald-cut aquamarines speak for themselves in minimalistic platinum ear stud settings. The pair of aquas weigh 22 carats and measure 9/16 of an inch in both directions. Circa mid-twentieth century.
A rare and ravishing twenty-one inch strand of bright pink coral beads (exactly the color of angels' cheeks) graduate in size from 15 millimeter in the center, to 6.5 millimeter at the extreme end. The beautiful, 3/4 inch wide, coral-centered clasp is crafted in silver over 14 karat gold and is enci...(more)
This is a classic wedding band from the Mid-Century. Nine single-cut diamonds are set in fishtail prongs across the top of the ring which will match perfectly with your 1950s diamond engagement ring.