Beautifully crafted in rich 18 karat gold and glittering gemstones, this bold, delightfully fearsome and highly detailed brooch depicts the mythological creature the cockatrice, coming to us largely from Elizabethan literature. About the size of a large rooster, these terrifying little creatures hav...(more)
A lithe and lovely, 14 1/2 inches, choker necklace comprised of 14K yellow gold mesh, dating from the 1950s-60s.
A delightful vintage diamond engagement ring in 14 karat white gold. This sweet ring features a .25 carat European-cut diamond set into an illusion-style head and flanked by a baguette-and round cut-diamond set on either side. This ring is shown with a vintage-style channel-set wedding band that is ...(more)
A classic, illusion-style diamond engagement ring from the Mid-Century. The center .12 carat round brilliant-cut diamond is set with four prongs in an illusion-style head with two small accent diamonds twinkling on either side. A vintage charmer.
A ribbon of gold intersected with a square watch bordered in diamonds shows off the 1940s retro style. A diagonal line of three diamonds set into square shapes sprinkled on each side completes the design. The watch has a mechanical movement, a silvery white dial, small square markers for the hours...(more)
A big, almost square, smoky brown quartz (sometimes misnamed smoky topaz) glows solo from a fancifully pierced 14K yellow gold mounting - circa 1950s. 7/8 inch by 13/16 inch.
A big beautiful confetti colored bauble by one of America's premier high-end jewelry manufacturers - Hammerman Brothers of NY, NY. A gorgeous 14.00 carat opal, displaying a multi-chromatic palette of glowing pastel colors, is framed with 2.00 carats of bright-white and sparkling round brilliant-cut ...(more)
Spiky and weighty (2 1/3 oz!) creatures of the deep are magnificently rendered in matte-finished 18 karat gold in this classic Tiffany & Co. brooch and earring suite - circa 1960s. Whilst strolling down Fifth Avenue they magically transform from sea urchins into street urchins!. The brooch measu...(more)
A sleek and stylish diamond engagement ring, hailing from the mid-20th century, circa fabulous fifties. A bright-white and shining .60 carat European-cut diamond sparkles between a pair of shimmering straight baguette diamonds, followed closely by a pair of twinkling single-cut diamonds. Crafted in ...(more)
3.50 carats of bright-white diamond dew drops glisten night and day atop this delightful, mid-century vintage leaf brooch with matching earrings. These jewels are superbly hand made with platinum-topped 14K yellow gold wire work. Lovely. The brooch measures 2 inches by 1 inch and the earrings measur...(more)
Explore other worlds with this stellar, supersonic platinum and diamond rocket ship brooch. 7.00 carats of round brilliant and baguette diamonds emit a galactic glow. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to appreciate the novel beauty of this moderne space-age marvel. 3 1/2 inches in length. Blast-...(more)
A high-profile lunar gemstone (a/k/a moonstone), measuring an ample 20 carats, gleams and glows high above your finger in a 28-prong basket setting crafted in 14K yellow gold by Strell. A unique and luminous bauble. In a finger size 6.