A bright and sparkling European cut diamond is framed with a square box of white gold centered in a fluted gold engagement ring. She won't say yes until you ask her!
A wonderful, whimsical, wise, winking, wide-eyed owl from mid-twentieth century France is parked on a coral and diamond-set branch, which, in turn, is parked on your blouse or jacket lapel. Consummately and substantially rendered in 18 karat yellow gold and platinum (and emerald eyes), French hallma...(more)
Flowing 14 karat golden ribbons, accented with diamonds set in platinum and rows of royal blue sapphires, intersect in three-dimensional space to create this cool and kinetic Retro brooch - circa 1940s-1950s. 2 1/8 inch by 1 1/4 inch.
A khaki-green colored chrysoberyl cat's-eye glows from atop a smartly tailored mounting, crafted in platinum - circa 1950s - but harking back to classic geometric Art Deco style of the 1930s. The gemstone is highlighted on each side with a shimmering row of three square step-cut diamonds and displa...(more)
A 7/8 inch long by 1/2 inch wide oval jadeite, accompanied with a gemological laboratory certificate stating: Natural, no indications of treatment, Burma, is elegantly presented atop a 9 karat gold Art Deco mounting, more than likely from the British Crown colony of Hong Kong, circa second quarter ...(more)
This bright and cheerful sparkler, circa 1950s, flashes across your finger with three bright rows of diamonds. The raised center row is comprised of seven bright-white full-cut diamonds set shoulder-to-shoulder. The outer rows are fancifully fashioned with diagonally-set marquise diamonds punctuated...(more)
'Round and 'round they go. Forty high-color, high-clarity straight baguette diamonds - weighing 5.50 carats - shine shoulder-to-shoulder in this eternally beautiful diamond eternity wedding band, finely crafted in platinum - circa mid-twentieth century. A very slightly enlargeable size 6.
A GIA certified 1.79 carat European-cut diamond, graded K color - VS1 clarity - shines mightily from the center of this beautifully designed Art Deco dazzler, crafted in platinum - circa 1950s in consummate 1930s style. The graceful triple-tiered mounting cascades down the sides with baguette and si...(more)
A very sweet and lovely ladies' bracelet watch by Sellita - Incabloc with a 17 jewel Swiss movement. Stylized diamond-set wishbone motifs cap off the relatively petite, 6 inches long, gently tapered mesh bracelet.
A straightforward, traditional wedding band, circa 1950s, crafted in platinum and sparkling with seven round brilliant-cut diamonds set across the top. The perfect accompaniment to most vintage diamond engagement rings.
This fun and artsy free form ring, circa 1950, employs an unusual, yet very effective, colorful combination of gemstones. A glowing multi-chromatic round opal is wreathed in sparkling diamond flowers and is further embellished by a trio of bright-green jades. Handcrafted in platinum and 18 karat gol...(more)
A classic vintage platinum and diamond engagement ring with a subtle variation. A bright and sparkling European-cut diamond, weighing 1.02 carat, is set in four trefoil prongs and is embellished on each side by a slender marquise-cut diamond followed by a twinkling single-cut diamond. A soft knife-e...(more)
This big, bold, and bodacious bauble, dating from the Fabulous Forties, is befitting of a screen goddess from Hollywood's Golden Age. The magnificent bracelet is artfully sculpted in two-tone gold in classic, geometrically inspired, Retro style. The three main, mirror-finished, yellow gold plaques e...(more)
A lithe and graceful topless dancer in a flowing and glittering diamond-set, pearl-fringed skirt caresses a lustrous cultured pearl bubble in this wonderful and whimsical brooch and earrings suite dating from the mid-twentieth century. Her body is golden, her skirt is rendered in matte-finished whit...(more)
A bright translucent green jade is strikingly presented in a very cool, mid-century modern, abstract mounting crafted in white gold and glittering with diamonds. A wearable work of art. The ring is accompanied by a gemological laboratory report stating: Natural, no indications of treatment. - Burma....(more)
For fans of mid-century and Retro jewels, a pair of stylized fans in gleaming, corrugated 18 karat yellow gold by America's preeminant jeweler - Tiffany & Company. 7/8 inch by 3/4 inch.
A true classic diamond engagement ring from the 1950s. A .20 carat European-cut diamond is set into a square box head and highlighted on either side with a small accent diamond. Vintage charm!
A sweet and petite vintage engagement ring from the 1950s. This 14 karat two-tone ring features a .18 carat transitional round brilliant-cut diamond is set with four classic claw prongs. The center diamond is embraced by a small accent diamond on either side and a stylized scroll motif.
A bright and shining quintet of high-quality round brilliant-cut diamonds sing and sparkle shoulder-to-shoulder in this traditional and timeless vintage wedding band dating from the 1950s-1960s. The five diamonds, which together total 1.00 carat, radiate from within classic mid-century 'fishtail' se...(more)
This platinum ring has an intriguing architectural construction which suspends the beautiful blue aquamarine high above the finger. The 2.17 carat emerald-cut aquamarine is set with four diamond studded prongs and brightened with three baguette-cut diamonds set down each shoulder. Crafted in platinu...(more)
Timeless, every-day chic in a substantial, solid curb link bracelet in gleaming 14k gold. A must-have for the minimalist or the bracelet stacker alike. 7 1/2 inches long by 1/4 inch wide with an easy-to-operate spring-ring clasp.
This unique, free form cocktail ring from the 1960s is handcrafted in a richly textured 18 karat yellow gold dome dotted with 20 bright-green and translucent mini-jadeite cabochons. A one-of-a-kind, just-for-fun, vintage bauble. 3/4 inch across.
A traditional platinum and diamond solitaire engagement ring featuring a sizzling, high-color, round brilliant-cut diamond weighing two and a quarter carats. We’ve given this bright-white (F color) and beautiful diamond a clarity grade of I1 based on a colorless feather inclusion. The gorgeous di...(more)
Seven rich, honey-colored citrine gemstones alternate with textured matte gold links to warm and glowing effect in this distinctive, handmade bracelet. This golden slice-of-sunshine is 7" long and 3/8" wide, with a secure box clasp and safety chain for good measure.
A tantalizing trio of royal-blue star sapphires make for a very beautiful, and quite unusual, main component of this artfully designed and masterfully executed Retro bow pin from the glamorous 1940s. The sweeping, multi-dimensional design is rendered in contrasting rose gold and yellow gold, accente...(more)
Four extremely high-domed (or sugarloaf) Mediterranean corals, displaying a rich and splendid deep reddish-orange color, alternate with open navette-shape links set half with bright-white and sparkling full-cut diamonds and half with small coral buttons in this colorful and stylish bracelet dating b...(more)
A bright and glistening Jolly Rancher sour-apple-green peridot is framed by a double row of sparklers in this fun and festive mid-twentieth century bauble crafted in white gold atop 18 karat yellow gold. This beautiful vintage ring measures 3/4 inch by
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.
A constellation of sparkling star-set diamonds orbits this unique retro style wide gold band dating from the mid-twentieth century (1940s-1950s). Eighteen single-cut diamonds total 1.00 carat. 8 millimeters wide, size 5 1/2. This ring cannot be sized.
A work of wearable Art Moderne rendered in blackened sterling silver and highlighting a single lustrous cultured pearl. Circa 1950s-1960s. Signed 'I Bryner'. 1 3/4 inches by 1/2 inch.
A fun and flirty fringe bracelet from the fabulous 40s. This Retro bracelet is adorned with a leaf motif and clasps in the back with a safety chain. This beautiful vintage bracelet measures 7 3/4 inches long.
A true classic diamond solitaire from the Mid-Century. The center 1.00 carat round brilliant-cut diamond is accompanied by a GIA report stating G color, VS2 clarity and is set with four prongs and a tapered baguette on either side. Fabulous!
A colorful quartet of bright, rich green emerald-cut tourmalines, together weighing 35 carats, glow from atop a classic Retro tank tread link bracelet crafted in 18 karat rosy gold. Circa 1940s, 7 1/8 inch long by 3/8 inch wide.
A skilled and sexy female golfer lands a shimmering cultured pearl right smack on the green in this very clever and extra-charming two-piece pin set by the incomparable jeweler to the stars of yesteryear - Ruser of Beverly Hills. Fore!
A classic diamond solitaire from the early mid-century crafted in two-tone gold. The bright and sparkling .90 carat European-cut diamond displays a very light 'cognac' tint to it (as opposed to a tinge of yellow) and is set with trefoil claw prongs between sleekly styled shoulders. Understated, trad...(more)
This is a charming ring from the Mid-Century. A .20 carat round brilliant-cut diamond is illusion set and highlighted by two small accent diamonds on either side set into heart-shaped motifs. 14 karat two-tone gold. Sweet!
Five bright and beautiful blue zircons sparkle in a diamond-centered pentagonal arrangement in this unique and alluring just-for-fun ring dating from the mid-twentieth century. The top of the ring measures 1/2 inch across.
Striking, sizable and exceptionally distinctive cufflinks, somewhat resembling a double beehive, are superbly crafted in carved royal-blue lapis and basket-weave textured 18 karat yellow gold. Signed 'BG Paris'. 1 inch by 5/8 inch.
These cool and artsy mid-twentieth century ear clips by one of the world's most distinctive jewelers - Marsh & Co. of San Francisco - have attained classic status. Crafted in their signature blackened steel, a pair of shimmering cultured pearls, surmounted by sparkling diamond flowers, swing ins...(more)
Dazzling diamond spay motifs radiate from the center of blackened steel doughnuts in these dramatically distinctive and artsy diamond earrings by the inimitable mid-century San Francisco jeweler - Marsh & Company. These rare and wonderful earrings measure about 11/16 inch in diameter and contain...(more)
A traditional mid-twentieth century vintage engagement ring with matching wedding band crafted in in platinum. The beautiful and sparkling .90 carat European-cut diamond is set with four trefoil prongs and is highlighted by three small diamonds on each side set in fishtail settings. The matching wed...(more)
Gracefully fashioned twisted ribbons are centered with a sparkling fountain of sapphires and diamonds in these cool and artsy French-made Retro earrings, rendered in radiant rose gold, dating from the glamorous 1940s. Ooh-la-la! 1 1/4 inches high by 3/4 inch wide.
A classic pair of cufflinks composed of four solid 14 karat yellow gold finely ridged cylinders, two of which fold down for easy fastening. The longest bar measures 7/8 inch across. Circa 1960s.
A glowing royal blue cabochon sapphire take center stage in this classic gypsy style three-stone ring dating back to the early twentieth century. The entrancing center stone is aided and abetted by a sparkling pair of old mine cut diamonds, together weighing .75 carat. The three gemstones are flush ...(more)
A matched pair of richly saturated, bright pastel-blue, emerald-cut aquamarines, together weighing 4 carats, glisten from within fanciful Arts & Crafts-influenced floral motif settings crafted in 14 karat white gold with yellow gold flower centers. Circa 1940s-1950s. 7/8 inch by 7/16 inch.
An explosive, atomic Retro brooch, reminiscent of mid-century abstract wall sculptures, is rendered in bright rosy-yellow gold and centers on a bright-red ruby cluster radiating in all directions with glistening wire spokes topped with sparkling diamonds and rubies. A pair of tapered scrolls add ext...(more)
These dressy diamond drop earrings dazzle with 3.25 total carats of bright-white, high-quality diamonds - including: A pair of pear shape diamonds dangling in the center, a pair of round brilliant-cut diamond on top, a pair of large tapered baguette diamonds and a frame of straight baguette diamonds...(more)
Light peaches-and-cream color coral drops and buttons, measuring 1 7/16 inches long, by way of the deep blue sea.
A rare and extraordinary, mid-twentieth century vintage diamond necklace by one of the world's most unique and recognizable (by those in the know) jewelers - Marsh & Co., formerly of San Francisco. This striking and dramatic necklace is comprised of five repeating sections composed of Marsh's si...(more)
A cool and artsy mid-century brooch, influenced by nature and created in blackened steel and 18 karat white gold and dotted with twinkling white diamonds and one lustrous cultured pearl, by the inimitable San Francisco-based jeweler of yore - Marsh & Co. As a testament to the uncompromising wor...(more)
The center diamond in this mid-century beauty is set in bold, square corners giving it a much larger look. Tiny single-cut diamonds are sprinkled in a delicate geometric pattern on each side. This wearable engagement ring twinkles from every angle.
A timeless classic with a touch of mid-twentieth century flair. This two-tone (yellow and white gold) engagement ring features a bright and sparkling European-cut diamond presented in four trefoil white gold prongs. The diamond is aided and abetted on each side with a trio of tiny single-cut diamond...(more)
This bright and sparkling two-piece vintage wedding set from the 1950s is comprised of a classic illusion-style engagement ring with stylized 'fishtail' settings enveloping the side diamonds. The theme is identically repeated in the five diamond wedding band an both rings feature sleek knife-edge ri...(more)
Traditional on-the-ear earrings comprised of royal-purple amethysts framed by sparkling round diamonds set in a scalloped border. Crafted in two-tone (white and yellow) gold - circa 1950s. 9/16 inch by 1/2 inch.
An adorable, stylized Puffin or Toucan, with a bright reddish-orange coral beak, is artfully rendered in rich 18 karat yellow gold. His ever-watchful eye is a bright-green emerald and small sparkling diamonds adorn his plumage. This fine-feathered branch manager measures just over 1 and 1/2 inches b...(more)
A sumptuous and billowy bauble, dating from the glamorous 1940s, is rendered in ravishing, extra-pinkish rose gold and crowned with a trio of sparkling old European-cut diamonds set in white gold, in this very distinctive, fun and fanciful Hollywood Regency-style Retro ring. The ring measures an amp...(more)
A lustrous pair of cultured pearls rub shoulders between a pair of diamond-tipped flares in this bright and lovely mid-century vintage estate ring crafted in 14 karat white gold. 5/8 inch from tip to tip.
This very lovely brooch is by the famous Danish firm Georg Jensen, primarily renowned for their fine silver work. The pin is number 236 and the hallmarks on the back indicate that the brooch was made post 1945. A beautiful mid-century treasure rendered with Arts & Crafts-style influence. 1 5/8 i...(more)
A tantalizing trio of electric aqua-blue zircons are fancifully framed in bright 14 karat yellow gold in this light and lovely vintage bracelet dating back to the 1940s-1950s. Just shy of 7 inches long.
Light up your lobes with these blazing Retro starburst diamond earclips, crafted in 18k yellow gold; designed, signed and numbered by the premier American jeweler (back in the day, that is) Tiffany & Co. These beautiful 1950s-60s vintage, multi-dimensional earrings glisten with 2.10 carats of b...(more)
Twenty-eight never-ending, bright-white transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling one carat, sparkle shoulder-to-shoulder in this pristine late-1930s to early-1950s vintage eternity wedding band. Crafted in platinum with fine milgrained edges. This beautiful ring is size 5 1/2 and...(more)
An adorable diamond solitaire in 14 karat yellow gold from the 1950s. The center old mine-cut diamond weighs approximately .20 carat and is set with illusion-style triple-cornered prongs.
A twinkling .18 carat European-cut diamond shines in this petite, low-profile, two-tone vintage diamond ring. The center diamond is surrounded by small accent diamonds above and below as well as one diamond set on either side in a marquise setting. A lovely stand-alone ring.
A charming and colorful eighteen-inch long necklace from mid-twentieth century Italy. Twenty deep orange coral beads - averaging 7 millimeters - alternate with torqued 18 karat gold oval links and culminate in a 7/8 inch long teardrop coral dancing below. A matching oval coral serves as the clasp.
A wild and wonderful work of wearable art from the glamorous 1940s by the renowned trans-Atlantic jewelry partners Trabert & Hoeffer and Mauboussin. This artfully sculpted, multi-dimensional bauble is composed of tri-color rose and yellow gold and platinum and centers on a cluster of glowing cab...(more)
A goofy 1960s vintage, pearl-headed, turquoise-buttoned, diamond-cuffed clown pin with articulating, torso, legs, hands and feet. Two-tone 18 karat yellow gold; 2 1/8 inches by 1 1/8 inch.
Eleven glowing 'blue flash' moonstones make up the flower petals in this elegant and enchanting three-inch long Retro brooch, artfully crafted in two-tone yellow and rose gold and bright blue sapphires - circa 1940s. Tiffany's made virtually identical brooches at the time (see #50-1-955).
A classic vintage engagement ring crafted in contrasting 14 karat white and yellow gold. The center .38 carat round brilliant-cut diamond sparkles from within a square illusion-style head which makes the center diamond look much larger than its actual weight. A twinkling diamond is set on each side ...(more)
This is a petite, low profile, illusion-style vintage engagement ring featuring a .23 carat European-cut diamond. The diamond is set with claw-style prongs and has the illusion of tiny diamonds surrounding. Circa 1950s.
A pair of pale pink coral buttons, measuring 12.5 millimeters, comfortably nest inside a delicately woven 18 karat gold mesh basket in these very lovely and very wearable contemporary estate earrings. 7/8 inch round.
Shimmering, iridescent Turbo shells, artfully enhanced with 18 karat yellow gold, pearls and diamonds, by the unique American jeweler - Seaman Schepps of New York, New York. The elaborately ornamented brooch measures 1 5/8 inches 1 1/2 inches; the earrings measure 1 inch by 7/8 inch.
Signed and numb...(more)
Big, bold, beautiful and ebullient baubles composed of bright, glowing cabochon gemstones of many colors - set in 18 karat yellow gold. Green, gold, raspberry and teal tourmalines, dotted with tiny diamonds, mainly comprise the ring, which clocks in at 1 1/2 inches long by 1 1/4 inches wide. The ear...(more)
A big, bold and beautiful bauble starring a glistening coffee-color emerald-cut gemstone - smoky quartz by name - gleaming from atop a bright-white and sparkling surround of round brilliant-cut diamonds and a flare of tapered baguette diamonds on each side. This dynamic and dazzling eye-catcher meas...(more)
This darling diamond engagement ring - crafted in contrasting two-tone gold - circa 1950, glistens with a ten- point round brilliant-cut diamond nestled in an effective 'illusion' setting. The shoulders of the ring are adorned with a finely milgrained and bright-cut buckle motif.
A darling and dainty traditional diamond solitaire engagement ring crafted in two-tone 14 karat gold. The central .10 carat round brilliant-cut diamond shines from within four trefoil prongs and between decoratively notched shoulders. Circa 1950.
This gorgeous and very distinctive vintage diamond engagement ring, dating from the 1930s-1940s, is artfully rendered in contrasting 14 karat yellow gold, and 18 karat white gold for the diamond settings. A .18 carat transitional European-cut diamond glistens from within an elegantly sculpted and be...(more)
A classic pair of garnet cluster earrings that drop just below the ear. They are just the right size for everyday wear. An easy way to dress up a casual outfit.
A talented quintet of sparkling European-cut diamonds, together weighing three-quarters of a carat, sing out in perfect harmony in this bright and beautiful, straightforward wedding band, crafted in platinum - circa 1930s.
Pairs of straight baguette diamonds alternate with single square-cut diamonds in this softly shimmering, all-around (eternity) wedding band, superbly crafted in bright 18 karat white gold. 2.00 carats total diamond weight. An unsizable size 7.
A sleek and elegantly proportioned emerald-cut diamond, weighing .90 carat (and looks every bit one carat in size), shines bright between a pair of shimmering straight baguette-cut diamonds in this streamlined classic estate engagement ring, superbly crafted in platinum - circa mid-to-latter twentie...(more)
An enchanting orange-pink emerald-cut natural topaz, weighing 1.50 carats, radiates from the center of sparkling white diamond petals in this dazzling and distinctive smile maker - circa mid-twentieth century. A Hawaiian sunset on your finger.
This mid-twentieth century vintage (1940s-1950s) diamond wedding set gleams with a modestly proportioned, high-quality round brilliant-cut diamond set in a white gold 'illusion' setting. The center diamond is enhanced on each side, and on the matching wedding band, with bright-cut diamond-like desig...(more)
A serene and soothing pastel-blue aquamarine, weighing approximately 12.75 carats, is artfully presented between a pair of sparkling round diamonds set atop modernly stylized scroll motifs. The superbly modeled mounting is rendered in radiant 18 karat rose gold. Cool.
Few, if any, modern marquise diamonds are cut more beautifully than this dynamic dazzler. Every facet of this 2.75 carat ice-white diamond sparkles and scintillates mightily from within its traditional platinum and baguette diamond solitaire style setting. Entrancing and enchanting.
No fewer than nineteen confetti colored opals, weighing 19.50 carats total, plus thirty-eight small sidekicks, shimmer and glow shoulder-to-shoulder in this colorful, fun and festive bracelet crafted during the middle of the twentieth century. 6 1/2 inches long by 1/2 inch wide.
A gleaming and slinky 14 karat spring-gold bracelet in the classic gaspipe style, circa mid-twentieth century. Slightly over 1/2 inch wide, 7 1/2 inches (approx.) long.
Three sparkling rows of diamonds, the center row being slightly raised, comprises this bright and beautiful mid-century band ring - circa 1950s. Classic.
A bright-white and beautiful quarter-carat European-cut diamond shines solo from atop this artfully modeled solitaire engagement ring, crafted in two-tone yellow and white (on top) gold. Simply sparkling.
This charming and petite late-Art Deco engagement ring, circa 1950s, centers on a central full-cut diamond glistening from within an elaborately decorated setting that lends the 'illusion' of a much larger stone. The lovely pierced shoulders each twinkle with a single-cut diamond. 18 Karat white go...(more)
This unique bauble centers on a bright lime-green peridot enwrapped all around with matte-finished laurel leaves and four shimmering pearls. A fanciful and festive just-for-fun ring, circa mid-twentieth century.
The moon over Paris glows on your finger in this chic, mid-century moonstone ring crafted in bright 18 karat gold. The high cabochon-cut oval moonstone shimmers from within a fluted textured frame. French assay and hallmarks on back of ring shank. 7/8 inch high by about 5/8 inch across.
This very elegant mid-twentieth century gent's ring, with a splash of Art Deco design influence, highlights a gemmy, bright-red Burmese star ruby with a distinct six-legged star (or asterism). The glowing 3.35 carat gemstone shines in high-profile atop an artfully streamlined, yet substantial, plati...(more)
These gorgeous, glamorous and sexy earclips, circa 1950, glisten with horizontal rows of baguette diamonds cinched in the center by sparkling diamond ribbons which, in turn, support a pair of dancing round and marquise diamond drops. Superbly handcrafted in platinum with 4.50 carats total diamond we...(more)
A precious mid-twentieth century poodle pin rendered in richly textured 18 karat gold. She has sapphire eyes, a ruby nose and a diamond bow in her poofy coiffure. 1 3/4 inches by 1 1/8 inches.
A richly saturated emerald-cut aquamarine weighs about 12.40 carats (but presents considerably larger due to masterful lapidary work), is embellished on each side by a sparkling trio of round brilliant-cut diamonds in this superb and impressive bauble, handcrafted in platinum, circa 1960s-1970s. A c...(more)
An American Beauty Rose by the great American jeweler - Tiffany & Company, est. 1853. This superbly and artfully crafted three-dimensional jewel, circa 1950s, is rendered in finely textured, richly patinated 18 karat gold for the leaves, and brightly polished 18 karat gold for the flower blossom...(more)
Fuzzy wuzzy is beautifully crafted in highly-textured (and weighty) 18 karat gold fur with a warm and lovely, well-earned patina. His bright green eyes are demantoid garnet, his black nose is an onyx bead, and his tongue is perpetually stuck out. 1 1/2 inch by 1 3/8 inch.
Elegant simplicity marks this wonderful mid-century solitaire 10.00 carat aquamarine ring in placid pastel-blue and platinum. Perfect.
A darling pair of diamond winged bees - mother and child we suspect - with pineapple-like textured bodies and ruby eyes will add some extra buzz and sparkle to your wardrobe. Crafted in 18 karat gold, stamped for Herbert Rosenthal. Mom measures 1 inch by 1 1/8 inch wing span; baby measures 3/4 inch ...(more)
A 'striking' snake bracelet superbly rendered in spring-loaded gold, blue and green enamel and sparkling round diamonds. The intricately constructed coiled body is composed of individually riveted textured gold sections leading to a wavy tail. A scintillating and sinewy serpent, circa 1960. Sssssss...(more)
A gorgeous and gleaming one-and-a-quarter carat European-cut diamond headlines a glittering trio of diamonds (the three total 2.00 carats) in this bright and shining Art Deco-style ring, crafted in 18 karat white gold and dating back to the 1950s. The border of the elegantly curved mounting, which s...(more)
This highly trained and talented juggler is spinning a turquoise beach ball on his cold, wet nose and is hoping for your seal of approval. Textured 18 karat yellow gold, ruby eyes, 1 3/16 inch by 1 5/16 inch.
A collection of eight shimmering moonstones of various shapes and sizes - about half of which display blue flashes - are joined by double 18 karat rosy-yellow gold chains in this light, lovely and luminous bracelet, dating back to the mid-century Retro period. 5 3/4 inches.
A bright and colorful example of mid-twentieth century wearable sculpture. An artful Mondrian-esque grouping of geometrical shapes rendered in a pair of vibrant green Columbian emeralds: 3.00 carats and 2.00 carats; and five bright-white baguette diamonds, together weighing 1.75 carats. This unique ...(more)
Light up any room - day or night! - with this blindingly beautiful and majestic platinum and diamond ensemble crafted in consummate mid-century - Harry Winston-esque style. The scintillating and sizable brooch (measuring 2 and 3/8 inches high by slightly over...(more)
Light up any room - day or night! - with this blindingly beautiful and majestic platinum and diamond ensemble crafted in consummate mid-century - Harry Winston-esque style. The scintillating and sizable brooch (measuring 2 and 3/8 inches high by slightly over...(more)
This interesting variation on a classic theme subtly refashions a classic two-row diamond wedding band into an elongated oval - an eternity band on top! A sleek center channel and 'fishtail' settings make all the difference. Circa 1950s.
Vintage wearable art from Denmark in shining sterling silver, from atelier Georg Jensen - 1 and 7/8 inch by 1 and 1/2 inch.
A bright-white and brilliant .55 carat transitional round brilliant-cut diamond radiates front and center from this chic and shining, hand-fabricated vintage diamond ring, circa 1940s-50s . The French-influenced design features four glistening, diamond-studded leaves draping over horizontally arraye...(more)
Leave it to suave Italian designers to produce this beautiful, highly stylized version of a butterfly brooch. The graceful, kinetic, asymmetrical design is rendered in undulating 18 karat yellow gold wire and appears airborne! The sparkling abdomen and antennae are crafted in contrasting 18 karat wh...(more)
A fun and festive jingly-jangly bracelet, crafted in Italy, circa 1960s, in solid 18 karat yellow gold rope textured links and glistening rubies, for the venerable San Francisco jeweler - Shreve & Company. 7 1/2 inches long by about 7/16 inch wide.
A jumbo 42 carat man-made star ruby with a glowing pinkish-red color and a vivid six-pointed star is wreathed in diagonal rows of round brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds in this glorious and glamorous mid-twentieth century bauble, crafted in platinum. The top of this extraordinary, sizable and s...(more)
This dynamic dazzler, circa 1950s-1960s, sparkles mightily with over 12.00 carats of bright-white and high-quality round brilliant, marquise, baguette and single-cut diamonds. The splashy center section is comprised of glistening mirror image swirls which embrace a .65 carat round brilliant-cut diam...(more)
A big, bold and beautiful 18K yellow gold and diamond late 20th-century brooch by the eminent American jeweler - Tiffany & Co. (Italiano contingent). This dynamic stylized Maltese cross sparkles mightily in the center with a Schlumberger-esque diamond-set 'X' motif crafted in contrasting 18K whi...(more)
This extra-lovely mid-century bracelet features a glowing trio of amber-color citrines. The three gemstones are interspaced by 14 karat yellow gold links with a graceful, artfully sculpted free-form design. A delightfully distinctive bracelet, circa 1950s.
A big, bright and beautiful mid-century bauble in glorious blue and white. This unique ring, circa 1950, showcases an electric blue zircon embraced all around by six shimmering cultured pearls, supported by an artfully sculpted Retro 14 karat yellow gold mounting. This baby measures 3/4 inch in diam...(more)
Three bright and vibrant blue sapphires, together weighing 2.50 carats, join forces in this very lovely, and rather unique ring, crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold, circa 1950s. The architectural, Art Deco inspired, design is boldly sculpted with decorative geometric details and is punctuated on e...(more)
A classic diamond engagement ring from the 1950s. A bright and beautiful 1.10 carat European-cut diamond is set in a square box head and flanked on each side with three glittering diamonds set in a sleek milgrained channel. A tailored, timeless and traditional mid-century vintage beauty!
C’mon, take a bite! 14 karat textured gold, red and green enamel, emerald eyes. 2 1/4 inches by 1 1/4 inch. Slight damage to red enamel (maybe someone beat you to it!).
Although crafted during the 1950s, this exemplary and substantial (weighty) platinum and diamond engagement ring and fitted diamond band display classic Art Deco style geometry. This fabulous wedding set centers on a bright-white and beautiful 1.20 carat round brilliant-cut diamond, accompanied by a...(more)
This is a classic diamond engagement ring from the mid-century, crafted in 14 karat two-toned gold. A .30 carat round brilliant-cut diamond is set into an illusion-style head with two small diamonds set on either side.
This 1930s vintage sparkler features a .47 carat transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond gleaming from atop an oval-shaped diamond-studded top accented with geometric bright-cut channels. An additional full-cut diamond glitters from each shoulder of this bright and shining engagement ring ...(more)
A chirping trio of glittering love birds have alighted upon golden heart shaped branches blossoming with ruby and emerald flowers in this thoroughly charming mid-century brooch, lovingly rendered in two-tone 18 karat gold. 1 1/2 inches by 1 3/8 inches.
This streamlined and substantial (weighty) platinum and diamond band ring was superbly crafted by the renowned San Francisco jewelers - Granat Brothers - circa 1950s-1960s. The beautiful ring centers on a bright-white and lively transitional round brilliant-cut diamond flanked left and right by a tr...(more)
A sparkling and streamlined diamond engagement ring from the mid-twentieth century. This bright 14 karat white gold ring features a bright-white and brilliant half carat round diamond set with classic trefoil prongs and flanked on each side by a shimmering baguette and single-cut diamond. The ring ...(more)
Sizable, eye-catching cufflinks glistening with light lavender-colored faceted round amethysts wrapped in double-rope and cable-link gold frames. Just shy of 7/8 inch diameter.
A modest sized, yet very fine, bright translucent green oval jade double-cabochon is fancifully presented in an opulent rose gold ring. The jade is embraced by fleur-d'leis fashioned prongs and glistens from atop an artfully sculpted mounting with neo-classical ornamentation. The jade ring is accomp...(more)
This is a fabulously fun two-tone bracelet from the 1940s Retro period. Electric turquoise blue zircons of varying sizes are bezel set in between high polished curled ribbons which alternate rose and green gold. A smile maker!
This is a darling two-tone diamond engagement ring from the Mid-Century. The ring highlights a .30 carat European-cut diamond set into a square head with claw-style prongs.
A wonderful, original vintage set from the 1940s-1950s. A half-carat round brilliant-cut diamond is set into an illusion-style square setting with a double row of accent diamonds sparkling from each shoulder. This two tone 18K/14K engagement ring is accompanied by the original matching band with two...(more)
Double drops of dark orange coral dance below the ear in these 18 karat yellow gold earrings from the 1960s. A stylized floral motif, crafted in 18 karat yellow gold, supports the two drops which swing and sway with every movement. These vintage coral earrings measure 1 1/4 inches long.
From the fabulous and glamorous 1940s comes this splendid Retro aquamarine ring, magnificently handcrafted in 18 karat yellow gold. The 22.00 carat emerald-cut aqua glistens with a placid pastel blue hue, and the artfully fashioned, multi-dimensional shoulders display a sweeping scroll motif dotted ...(more)
A bright-white, blazing and beautiful pear shape diamond - weighing 3.57 carats - accompanied by a fresh GIA certificate stating: G color - SI1 clarity.
The elegant and masterfully cut diamond is virtually free of any ‘bow-tie’ effect and radiates from within a classic handmade platinum mounting...(more)
Clocking in at no fewer than 70.00(!) carats, a passionate violet-pink Kunzite glistens and glows solo from an artfully sculpted, bold gold retro mounting. This beautiful and bountiful bauble measures over 1 inch in both directions. Think pink!
On occasion, the great American jeweler produced fine pieces in Paris, and here we have a gorgeous and glittering platinum and diamond brooch, circa 1950s, comprised of three interlocking circles, each of a different design. One circle is composed of baguette diamonds, one of round brilliant-cut dia...(more)
A life-size replica (3 1/2 inches long!) of Cupid's actual arrow is lovingly rendered in rich 18 karat rosy-yellow gold. The feather is hand engraved, the pin stem in 14 karat. Circa 1940s.
This gorgeous, glamorous and glistening pair of mid-century vintage platinum and diamond earrings will light up any room. Sizzling flames of bright-white, high-caliber round brilliant and marquise-cut diamonds support dangles comprised of three marquise diamonds and a single pear-shape diamond of li...(more)
Five flowing rows of round brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling one and three-quarter carats, sparkle like crazy from this chic and lots-of-fun bombe'-shaped bauble from the 1960s-1970s. The rope-textured 18 karat yellow gold ring, with contrasting white gold diamond settings, forms a high-profile glitt...(more)
A luscious cluster of red grapes and blue grapes are ripe for the picking in this splendid and colorful mid-century vintage brooch, superbly crafted in textured 18 karat yellow gold with a lovely, rich half-century old patina. 2 inches long by 1 1/4 inch wide.
This wonderfully distinctive, fun and colorful ring features a bright-purple faceted oval amethyst embraced by free-form branches or reeds in this unique, nature-inspired bauble from Great Britain, crafted in 9 karat yellow gold, circa 1970s. English hallmarks abound. This ring can only be adjusted...(more)
Twelve bright-green chrysoprase doughnuts alternate with textured 18 karat yellow gold links in this chic and colorful bracelet by the eminent Parisian joailier of 22 Place Vendome - Van Cleef & Arpels. This amply sized bracelet currently measures 8 1/2 inches long by 5/8 inch wide, and can easi...(more)
This striking, substantial and highly unusual Art Deco band ring, circa 1930s, glistens with three rows of rose-cut diamonds, totaling three-quarters of a carat, bordered on two sides with royal-blue synthetic sapphires. This very cool and artfully sculpted original Art Deco ring measures 1/2 inch a...(more)
A sparkling, straightforward estate solitaire engagement ring, crafted in platinum and featuring a bright and lively three-quarter carat round brilliant-cut diamond. The center diamond is held tight by four gracefully sculpted trefoil prongs and the sleekly fashioned mounting is adorned with a twink...(more)
This shining and sizable bauble, starring a 28 carat emerald-cut aquamarine, dates anywhere from the 1960s through the 1980s.
The gorgeous gemstone possesses a soothing, deep, pastel-blue color and radiates from atop an artfully designed, two-tone 18 karat gold mounting rendered in a graceful and st...(more)
A bright-white, high-quality European-cut diamond, weighing just for points shy of a carat, and accompanied by a GIA - Gem Trade Laboratory diamond grading report stating: 'H color-SI2 clarity' (although the imperfections are very light and in no way hinder the diamond's brilliance), is classically ...(more)
A high quality .30 carat European cut diamond is classically set in this petite vintage platinum engagement ring. The center diamond is set with claw prongs and flanked by two accent diamonds set on each shoulder in fishtail settings.
This chic and shining diamond ring, or engagement ring, from the City of Light, is beautifully handcrafted in platinum and rich 18 karat yellow gold. A bright and glistening 1.10 carat European-cut diamond is tube set in platinum and embellished on each side by a shimmering row of five square step-c...(more)
Fifteen sparkling deep azure-blue zircons join forces in this fun, festive and colorful mid-century vintage bauble. About 7/8 inch wide by just over 1/2 inch high.
A European-cut diamond, weighing just 10 points shy of one-carat, shines bright and beautiful from this very lovely and sleekly designed diamond engagement ring of 1940s-50s vintage. The main stone is accompanied by a pair of European-cut diamonds, together weighing an additional half-carat, taper...(more)
A wave of glistening, high-quality baguette and marquise diamonds flows across your finger in this bright and beautiful vintage cocktail ring - or opulent wedding band - crafted in platinum circa 1950s-1960s. A graceful and glamorous mid-century jewel.
A bright 1.15 carat European-cut diamond presents significantly larger in this very distinctive, high-profile, vintage platinum and diamond engagement ring - circa 1930s. The center diamond sparkles from within a beveled circular setting, having a mirror-like effect which adds considerable outside d...(more)
A precious little pooch with a shiny 18 karat yellow gold coat. Just shy of 1 1/4 inch high by just under 1 inch wide.
Artsy and distinctive mid-century Retro earrings, superbly crafted in platinum over 18 karat rosy-yellow gold. Three-dimensional, stylized acorn motifs are surmounted by dramatic, fan-shape tops and both sections glitter with tiny, single-cut diamonds. Fabulous earrings from the fabulous forties. Ju...(more)
A gorgeous and glowing high-cabochon moonstone is orbited by ten electric-blue Montana sapphires in this luminous and celestial mid-century vintage ring. The ring measures 3/4 inches by 11/16 of an inch.
A stunning and strikingly sophisticated aquamarine and diamond ring, superbly crafted in platinum during the fabulous 1940s. The 15.00 carat gemstone displays a soothing pastel-blue color and is flanked left and right by a pair of glittering diamond stairsteps. A striated ring shank adds the finishi...(more)
Substantial, masculine 18 karat yellow gold chainlink cufflinks, each featuring a pair of royal-blue sugarloaf - or bullet-shape - cabochon sapphires adorning the ends of each barbell-style swivel clasp. The bar clasp measures 1 inch across.
Five transitional round brilliant-cut diamonds dance across the finger in this sparkling, vintage, hand-crafted platinum ring. The diamonds have a total weight of 1.30 carats and slightly graduate towards the center. The elaborate mounting evokes a Victorian setting style, but the ring hails from th...(more)
This sparkling, splendorous and very colorful 28 inch sapphire and platinum neckchain glistens with fifty natural sapphires totaling approximately 65 carats (!). The sapphires range from virtually the entire color spectrum (of sapphires, that is) and include: dark, medium and light blue; light pink,...(more)
This is a lovely streamlined vintage diamond engagement ring in platinum. A .61 carat very fine round brilliant cut diamond, accompanied by a GIA report stating G color, VS1 clarity, is set with classic claw prongs. The diamond is flanked by a baguette and round cut diamond on each shoulder.
Smart looking cufflinks. Smart as a fox in fact!
Transport your consciousness back to the psychedelic sixties and feast your eyes on this magic mushroom and 'happy' snail brooch. This intoxicating pendant is rendered in textured 18 carat gold and vivid and glowing bright, glistening green and cobalt blue enamel, (and a diamond eye). A sizable jewe...(more)
This stunning and impressive platinum and diamond bouquet brooch from the 1950s-era sparkles mightily with twenty-three substantial, clean and bright-white marquise-cut diamonds. The marquises intertwine with shimmering baguette-cut diamonds composing the sinuous ribbon motifs. Pendant loops on the ...(more)
A sophisticated and streamline Art Deco inspired engagement ring created mid-20th Century. The vintage diamond ring highlights a bright and beautiful 1.01 carat antique cushion-cut diamond presented between shimmering tapered shoulders, each set with four baguette diamonds set side-by-side with clas...(more)
An artful blending of amber color citrines with yellow and rose gold create a rich and warm effect in this striking Retro bracelet from the fabulous nineteen forties. The five glistening emerald-cut citrines alternate with soft shouldered yellow gold rectangular sections linked by thick, curved rose...(more)
A glorious, deeply saturated, lavender-pink oval sapphire, weighing 3.64 carats, glistens and glows from this gorgeous and colorful estate ring crafted in platinum. The enchanting gemstone is elegantly and unobtrusively presented between two pairs of bright-white and shimmering tapered baguette diam...(more)
This beautiful Retro belt bracelet, superbly crafted in supple bright-white gold, features a magnificent buckle and matching loop set with gorgeous, radiant and quite sizable bright-red Burmese rubies (4.00 carats total weight) along with sparkling white transitional European-cut diamonds. The brace...(more)
Double interlocking golden links create an alluring and intricate design in this stunning, and very wearable, 17 inch long by 3/4 inch wide, estate necklace crafted in bright 18 karat yellow gold with a shimmering texture - circa mid-to-latter twentieth century.
This is a small scale, two-tone, 14 karat gold vintage diamond engagement ring from the Mid-Century. A .13 carat European-cut diamond is set into an illusion-style mounting and highlighted by a small accent diamond set on either side.
From the fabulous forties: a fun, festive and versatile pair of lithe and supple 'snake' necklaces in ravishing 14 karat rose gold. The two vintage necklaces measure just a half-inch different (15 1/2 and 15 inches, respectively) so that they may be worn together in a double row. Put them together a...(more)
Cleopatra would have loved this fun, festive and far-from-ordinary six strand 'spaghetti' necklace, circa 1950s, by Forstner. This bright and sexy mid-century vintage necklace is composed of the lithe and supple serpentine golden strands for which Forstner is justly famous, and this is the first nec...(more)
A gracefully curved navette-shape top, studded with small single-cut diamond sparklers and a .17 carat round brilliant-cut diamond in a buttercup setting on top, hugs your finger in this delightful 1940s-1950s vintage diamond ring, crafted in two-tone gold.
This big, bold and beautiful bug, measuring 1 3/4 inches by 1 5/8 inches, is buzzing with 1.85 carats of sparkling round diamonds. His or her abdomen is striped in cobalt blue enamel and its head shimmers with a round Mabe pearl and ruby eyes. Fabricated in 14 karat yellow gold sometime during the m...(more)
A large, amber-toned Citrine is the star of this ring from the Mid-Century. The 13 carat citrine is secured with numerous pointed prongs and wrapped with a twisted wire frame. Gorgeous!
A darling platinum ring from the Mid-Century, but with inspiration from the Deco period, highlights a sparkling .55 carat European cut diamond. The center diamond is set with classic claw prongs and surrounded with small accent diamonds set in a lozenge shape in fishtail settings.
A mid-century bauble of grand size set with a magnificent, vivid, rich purple, unique amethyst, measuring 3/4 by 5/8 inch, glittering from a top faceted with geodesic triangular facets. The stone is invisibly set and appears to float atop the ring between three seed pearls on each side. An extrao...(more)
This bright and sparkling mid-twentieth century band ring, crafted in 14 karat white gold, centers on a seamless row of shimmering baguette diamonds, together weighing .75 carat. The baguettes are bordered on each side with a row of bright, single-cut diamonds totaling .25 carat - bringing the total...(more)
Ten old mine-cut diamonds and six tiny, single-cut diamonds, totaling .65 carat, glisten from atop this gently tapered band ring, probably crafted in the 1950s using antique diamonds from the turn-of-the twentieth century.
A deep, honey-green, chrysoberyl cat's eye, weighing 9 carats, is flanked on both sides by a sleek, straight baguette diamond and glows from within a sharp, streamlined gent's ring, crafted in platinum. The eye of the stone displays excellent 'chatoyancy', and depending on the light source opens and...(more)
Artsy and unusual mid-century vintage cufflinks crafted in multi-dimensional, highly-textured 14 karat yellow gold and featuring amber-color jade cabochons. Just shy of 1 and 1/8 inches long.
Seventy-seven bright-white, high-quality, round brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling 6.50 carats, join forces to create maximum sparkle in this gorgeous and eminently wearable platinum and diamond bracelet, circa 1960s. Eleven pairs of larger stones alternate with gracefully undulating diamond-set links...(more)
This bright and sparkling, mid-twentieth century band ring centers on a seamless row of shimmering baguette diamonds, together weighing one carat. The baguettes are bordered on each side with a row of bright round, brilliant-cut diamonds totaling half-a-carat - bringing the total diamond weight to 1...(more)
A regal and be-turbaned Blackamoor, masterfully hand-crafted in 18 karat yellow gold and silver by the eminent Venetian jeweler Nardi. This stately and exotic potentate is dressed up in splendid and colorful regalia of emeralds, turquoise and pearls combined with masterfully executed hand-engraved d...(more)
This unique and sizable just-for-fun ring glistens and glows with an enchanting moonstone-esque, elongated and high domed oval cabochon rose quartz. This luminous gemstone displays a serene and soothing light pastel pink hue and rests atop a rather simple, yet distinctively detailed 18 karat yellow...(more)
This colorful, corny and kooky clown cracks himself up. Ha, ha, ha! If he weren't bending over backwards (by means of his articulated collar) he'd measure 2 inches tall. Superbly crafted, signed ‘Martin’, circa 1960s.
A vivid deep green natural jadeite saddle is simply presented in deep rich 22 karat gold (actually higher - it's marked '99') in this vintage mid-century ring from China or Hong Kong. Accompanied with a Gem Lab report stating: 'Natural Jadeite - no indications of treatments - Burma origin'..
A whimsical openwork brooch from the Retro period in 18 karat yellow gold. A 3.00 carat round cabochon moonstone is the centerpiece, surrounded by curled petals dotted with golden beads. The piece can be worn as a pendant horizontally or vertically, or as a brooch.
Dramatic and dynamic mid-century earrings featuring a wild pair of large tourmalinated quartz cabochons reminiscent of abstract expressionist black & white paintings. The stones are embraced by lightly textured sweeping golden flames. These cool, unique and artsy earrings measure just a tad shy...(more)
A pair of stylized sparkling diamond leaves embrace a rich royal blue pear-shape sapphire, together weighing 2.78 carats, in these graceful, bright and beautiful mid-century vintage earrings. The earrings are equipped with the original screw-backs, but they can be converted to posts or omega backs.
We have never seen an Aquamarine with a finer color than this majestic, deep sky blue gemstone. This highly unusual and exceedingly rare 7.00 carat navette shape Aquamarine is elegantly embraced by sparkling sprays of marquise and tapered baguette diamonds set in a finely hand crafted platinum mount...(more)
This high-fashion, mid-twentieth century vintage necklace pays homage to the sophisticated geometric Art Deco designs of the 1920s - however very few necklaces of that period were produced in yellow gold. This fabulous piece, signed M.C. Mossalone, is composed of alternating faceted geometric sectio...(more)
This very cool two-tone diamond ring from the 1920s-30s presents a modest size, but very bright and sparkling, old mine single-cut (or Swiss-cut) diamond. The diamond is set in a distinctive geometric white gold setting and the shoulders of the ring display an artsy Art Deco open work, milgrained de...(more)
A simple, yet dramatic and distinctive pair of cufflinks designed with oval onyx disks framing a Florentine finished gold oval center. Cool and different - circa 1960s.
A gemmy, majestic, blue cabochon sapphire, weighing 2.25 carats, glistens and glows from this understated, yet classic, ring hand fabricated in rich 18 karat yellow gold with a tiny sparkler adorning each shoulder. Dress up your denim!
This distinctive, high-style, mid-twentieth century estate bracelet is composed of three rows of stylized buds rendered in highly-textured 18 karat yellow gold. The center row sparkles with 1.50 carats of bright-white, high-quality full-cut diamonds, and the outer rows with 3.50 carats of rich, red,...(more)
This shining and weighty gold bracelet is fabulous in more ways than one. Clocking in at 1 1/8 inches wide by 8 1/2 inches long(!) - (it can be shortened, of course) - this extraordinary vintage bracelet was produced in Poland between 1931-1963 - the numerous hallmarks and warrant (or assay) ...(more)
A .30 carat transitional round brilliant-cut diamond sparkles in this illusion style engagement ring from the mid-century. The central diamond is highlighted by an accent diamond on either side in 14 karat white over yellow gold.
From the depths of the Mediterranean sea - by way of mid-century Italia - come these big and beautiful coral drop earrings set in 18 karat yellow gold rope-motif ear mounts. The four corals display a delightful deep-salmon color and the earrings measure 1 and 7/8 inches long. Gorgeous.
The words 'cool' and 'groovy' barely begin to describe the coolness and grooviosity of this 1960s-era work of wearable art. A highly stylized 'VIVO' (alive!) is splendidly rendered in silver with a cabochon amethyst serving as the 'more)
A thoroughly charming brooch from the legendary San Francisco jewelry and fine arts dealer - Gumps. The tulip is hand carved from deep salmon color coral and the leaves are carved from leafy green nephrite jade. The sinewy stems are crafted in 14 karat yellow gold. This lovely mid-twentieth century ...(more)
The Blesses Virgin Mary is rendered in bright colorful enamel on copper, in the style of a Russian icon, in this 2 and 3/8 inch by 1 and 7/8 inch pendant further enhanced by a Gothic inspired 18 karat yellow gold open work frame. The bail opens with a clasp mechanism to accommodate a wide chain.
This big, bright, brilliant, beautiful and superbly proportioned pear shape diamond weighs 4.89 carats - however, due to masterful cutting, the stone appears to be at about 5.50 carats. This magnificent diamond radiates from between a pair of giant tapered baguette diamonds, which we estimate to wei...(more)
A glittering 1.45 carat European-cut diamond is set with claw prongs in this classic Mid-Century, Deco-inspired platinum ring. The center diamond is flanked by channel-set, baguette-cut diamonds, and single-cut diamonds set in fish tail settings.
Sparkling ribbons of diamonds twist and twirl in this free-flowing platinum and diamond brooch from the mid-century - 1950s - early 1960s. This gorgeous, glamorous and sizable brooch glistens with over six carats of marquise, round brilliant and single-cut diamonds and measures 2 and 1/2 inches by 1...(more)
This 1940s vintage Victorian retrospective ring, suitable for either gender, radiates with a sparkling and colorless .71 carat transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond. The diamond shines from a tailored beveled setting in white gold to add maximum sparkle and contrast to the gracefully car...(more)
A bright-white, radiant and classically proportioned emerald-cut diamond, weighing 3.18 carats, glistens from between two rows of shimmering baguette diamonds in this breathtakingly beautiful estate engagement ring, hand fabricated in platinum, circa 1950's. The diamond is accompanied by a GIA - Gem...(more)
This traditional diamond solitaire is set with an absolutely exquisite, ice-white 2.20 carat marquise-cut diamond which is accompanied by a GIA certificate stating ‘D’ color and 'Internally Flawless' clarity. This gem diamond is elegantly presented in this classic platinum ring with a shimmering...(more)
A slender oval cabochon of rich royal blue, dotted with a few golden specks, is held securely by no fewer than sixteen prongs in this simple, classic Victorian lapis ring, crafted in 9 ct. yellow gold - hence of British origin. The ring measures 5/8 inch long.
This fabulous, fanciful and friendly fish surfaced from the crystalline blue waters of the Mediterranean ocean during the 1960s. Her scales and flowing multi-dimensional fins are rendered in shimmering shaded green enamel, and her lovable eyes glisten with rubies and diamonds. This fine and sizable ...(more)
A sizable and weighty diamond-headed, ruby-eyed serpent coils around your finger in this substantial, highy-textured antique snake ring crafted in heavy 14 karat yellow gold. This very cool ring measures 1 and 1/8 inch from head to tail. This ring is a fixed size 9 and makes a great index or middle ...(more)
A large and distinctive 1940s vintage amethyst ring handcrafted in two-tone 18 karat - yellow and green gold. An emerald-cut amethyst, weighing about 18 carats, is artfully presented in a floral motif frame which is held aloft by striking Art Deco inspired geometric shoulders atop a multi-arched ...(more)
A diamond-eyed serpent, crafted in 18 karat 'spring' yellow gold with an ingenious 'scale' pattern, coils snug around your wrist. A cool and exotic mid-twentieth century bangle.
A deep, orange-red, high domed 'lipstick' shaped coral is prominently displayed atop an amazingly crafted two-tone spiraled gold wire mounting in this unique and exemplary work of jewelry art - circa 1960.
This splendid, splashy and sparkling estate engagement ring, circa 1950s-1960s, is an early example of the pave' diamond jewelry to follow. The bright and brilliant center diamond, weighing .44 carat, shines atop a blazing backdrop of closely-set ('paved') full-cut diamonds. A smile-inducing vintage...(more)
If you gaze deeply into this magical crystal ball you will behold a one-and-a-quarter carat size diamond! A clever illusion by none other than Mauboussin of Paris. A much smaller diamond is actually (magically) magnified by the crystal ball. A wondrous feat by the great French jeweler. 18 karat yell...(more)
This stunning, sparkling and sizable love-knot brooch, circa the 1960s, is superbly crafted with three interwoven, multi-dimensional sections in highly-textured, rich 18 karat yellow gold, and with platinum settings to better set off 2.00 carats of bright-white, brilliant-cut diamonds. 1 and 1/2 inc...(more)
A high-domed, cabochon-cut, light honey color citrine shimmers and glows from within a sparkling frame of round brilliant-cut diamonds in this mid-century version of a traditional Victorian style ring. Crafted in silver over 14 karat rose-gold with graceful open-work shoulders (each twinkling with a...(more)
A delightful and glistening pair of five-legged sea creatures crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold and sparkling full-cut diamonds. Circa 1960s-1970s, 3/4 inches.
A lady in profile is adorned with foliage and curled tresses in this intricately carved shell cameo displaying three layers of shell. This cameo is framed in a simple 14 karat bezel with twisted wire motif. Mid-twentieth Century.
An adorable and happy little chickadee (actually not so little at 1 1/2 inches) is resting on a sparkling diamond branch. Her belly is of green chrysoprase. Beautifully textured in rich and weighty 18 karat yellow gold.
It is always springtime for the lucky wearer of this fun, festive and colorful ring featuring a bright peachy-pink coral button peeping out from within shimmering green and white enamel and golden leaves. A diamond dew drop completes this fabulous, nature inspired jewel. The width of the top is slig...(more)
Two matched pairs of glowing white opals, displaying a wide spectrum of bright pastel colors, provide the center of attention in these gorgeous drop earrings, crafted in two-tone yellow and white gold and sparkling with 2.50 carats of bright-white round brilliant-cut diamonds. Circa 1960s-1970s, 1 7...(more)
Cleopatra would have adored this superb and shimmering mid-century necklace crafted in ravishing 18 karat rose gold. An elaborate fringe design graduates all around from 1/2 inch wide at the back to slightly over 3/4 inch in front. 16 inches, a Retro classic, circa 1940s-1950s.
A classic 1940s Retro belt bracelet, crafted with a supple brick pattern mesh with a calibre ruby tab and fastened with a sparkling diamond-set buckle and calibre ruby prong. Quintessential Retro style. 7 1/2 inches long by 5/8 inch wide (the diamond buckle measures 1-inch wide).
For the stylish gentleman who is confident in his masculinity - or not! Or, for a lovely lady in French cuffs. A pair of poodles lovingly sculpted in 14 karat yellow gold with ruby eyes and derrieres(?) atop a contrasting gunmetal plaque - 14 karat backs. Arf!
Understated elegance. A subtle crosshatched engraved pattern lends these 7/8 inch 14 carat yellow gold discs a shimmering fabric-like texture. Circa 1960s.
A mid-century vintage diamond band ring composed of three rows of bright and sparkling single-cut diamonds. The center row stands above the outer rows which, in addition to adding dimension, creates a subtle fan design on the shoulders. 5/16 inch wide at the top.
An old and unusual quasi-ethnic style brooch highlighting a central oval coral framed by six navette shape jades. The stones are ornately embellished with bead and filigree work within a gracefully scalloped and darkly patinated 10 karat yellow plaque measuring 1-3/4 inches by 1-1/4 inch. (Some of t...(more)
This classically styled flame motif fringe necklace from the 1960s is crafted in bright and weighty 14 karat yellow gold and sizzles with nine interspersed flames of round brilliant-cut diamonds set in contrasting white gold. This always stylish fifteen-inch necklace is reminiscent of French designs...(more)
A long and slender light apple green jadeite is outlined with 1.25 carats of bright-white and sparkling round brilliant-cut diamonds in this striking and elegant mid-twentieth century ring, finely crafted in bright white gold. This beautiful estate ring measures 1 and 1/8 inch long.
This sleek and tailored Movado ladies watch of late-twentieth century vintage is crafted in supple textured yellow gold and features a twinkling diamond frame. A fashionable timepiece for every day or special occasions.
This show-stopping right-hand fun ring, fabricated sometime in the late 20th century, pays homage to Retro designs of the glamorous 1940's. The 3.00 carat fancy lozenge shape diamond, with a lite yellowish hue, is the shining star of this multi-dimensional 18K yellow setting co-starring a three-row ...(more)
A large and lavish, deep pastel blue, cushion shape aquamarine - weighing between 14.00 and 15.00 carats - gleefully glistens from within a sparkling halo of bright-white round brilliant-cut diamonds in this classic mid-twentieth century cocktail ring beautifully crafted in bright white gold. This c...(more)
A hefty, three dimensional African elephant carved out of dark salmon color coral stands in the shade of a gold palm tree with its trunk up (that's supposed to bring good luck!). An exotic pendant or large charm.1 3/8 inches wide by 1 3/8 inches high.
Fit for a Queen! This radiant and ravishing multidimensional platinum and diamond crown is outlined top and bottom with shimmering baguette-cut diamonds. Round brilliant-cut diamonds glisten from each point and marquise and round brilliant-cut diamonds create the central motif of this iconic miniatu...(more)
Golden dancers, dragons flora and flowers are depicted in a series of eight individual plaques in this shiny gold and weighty bracelet from the exotic and mysterious east, circa 1940s-1950s. The hand pierced and engraved plaques are rendered in a rich high-karat yellow gold and are framed in a contr...(more)
From the fabulous forties - a sleekly stylized bow in dramatic two-tone 14 karat rose-gold and green-gold embraces a bouquet of three glowing moonstones. A cool original Retro piece which can be worn as either a pin or necklace pendant. 2 1/2 inches by 1 3/4 inches. (One hardly noticeable kink in on...(more)
This elegant and elaborate mid-century floral brooch is a close cousin to our brooch #50-1-1643, an emerald and diamond version, made and signed by Tiffany & Co. Lacking the fancy pedigree, however, this one is priced at a relative bargain. Just like its hoity-toity relative the four petals of t...(more)
Seven Roman chariots race swiftly across seven shell cameos in this clever and classic Victorian retrospective bracelet.
A glistening and sizable - 27 carat - emerald-cut Aquamarine displaying a serene liquid pastel blue hue is artfully presented in a sleek and streamline 14 karat white gold mounting with sparkling diamond crescents enlivening the shoulders. A cool and refreshing cocktail ring, circa 1950s.
Poodles don't come much more fancy or Frenchy than this snooty, big headed, pampered, poofy Parisian pooch, with diamonds on her ear and a sapphire eye, by none other than Tiffany & Co., circa 1950s-1960s. 18 karat yellow gold, 1 and 3/4 inch by 1 and 1/2 inch.
A striking, stunning, sizable and quite unusual vintage floral brooch shimmering with 18 hand carved amethyst leaves and six tiny twinkling diamonds. This fabulous bright purple bouquet is hand crafted in 18 karat white gold and measures 2 and 3/4 inches by 1 and 3/4 inches.
A pretty kitty with a turquoise belly, coral face, ruby eyes and golden whiskers. 18 karat yellow gold, 1 1/4 inch high, 3/4 inch whisker span.
A striking and sophisticated free-form brooch from the fabulous forties. Measuring a relatively modest 1 and 3/4 inches by 1 inch, this very wearable and artsy jewel is gracefully sculpted in Florentine textured tri-color gold and highlights a trio of rich red Burmese rubies accented with a spray of...(more)
Timeless Tiffany & Co design and craftsmanship is exemplified in this 18K yellow gold flower pin featuring a four-petal articulated flower head which opens to reveal a sparkling and colorful emerald and diamond flower center. Two emerald buds also accent this piece, circa 1950s. You decide wheth...(more)
These beautiful earrings feature salmon-tone oval cabochon coral centers surrounded by diamond-studded 18 karat yellow gold rope motif frames with lever backs. The earrings measure 3/4 inch in length and 5/8 inch in width.
A dazzling, striking and sizable vintage brooch sparkling and shimmering with 3.65 carats of old mine-cut and European-cut diamonds, small cultured pearls and a pair of glowing South Sea pearls. This spectacular head turner, measuring 4 inches high by 2 inches wide, is designed as a sweeping free fo...(more)
Floral flare of the 1950's in cultured pearls and diamonds. Constructed in 14 karat white gold and designed as flowers with ten cultured pearls measuring 7.40 - 7.70 mm and .50 carat of round cut diamonds in foliage sprays.
Spectacular vintage Buccellati ear drops in sparkling spring colors. A matched pair of melon-cut green beryl briolettes (the same gemstone as emerald and aquamarine with the color about half way in between), weighing approximately 30.00 carats total, swing and sway below a festive array of diamonds ...(more)
This sizable and sparkling wreath, crafted in platinum circa 1950s-1960s, glistens with twelve vibrant green pear shape emeralds alternating with flairs of bright-white and shimmering hifh-quality baguette diamonds. This fabulous and festive vintage brooch measures 1 and 1/2 inch in diameter. Just i...(more)
Very cool mid-century (1950s-1960s) earrings in the form of stylized artist's palettes highlighting a fine black opal, each of which displays a different color 'palette'. Star set rubies and sapphires sparkle against 18 karat yellow gold with an 'artsy' Florentine textured finish. 1 and 3/16 inch by...(more)
This big, bold, gold and beautiful citrine ring from the late 1940s-1950s features an oval cut golden citrine enveloped in an industrial design influenced mounting, popular after WWII. Crafted in 14 karat yellow gold with a soft, almost matte finished, texture. 1 1/8 inches by 7/8 inches. Fun!
This sweet and lovely and colorful flower brooch blossoms with hand-carved pink tourmaline and diamond flowers and carved jade leaves, artfully arranged in a superbly hand-carved purple amethyst vase. 1 and 3/8 inch by 1 and 1/16 inch, circa 1930s-1950s.
The style of this 1950s vintage diamond engagement ring is often referred to as 'illusion' style, due to the bright 18 karat white gold sculpted center setting which has the effect of making the diamond appear, from arm's length, much larger than its actual weight. The shoulders of this traditional ...(more)
This sweet, low-key mid-2oth century variation on a classic Victorian five-stone ring substitutes eight shimmering natural seed pearls where one usually finds tiny rose-cut diamonds. Five gently graduated bright blue sapphires lay close on the finger atop an all-around hand-engraved ring shank. A da...(more)
This impressive 32nd Degree Masonic ring features an "illusion" set .35 carat diamond flanked by black enamel insets with double-headed eagle and star and crescent moon motifs.
A 1950s vintage platinum diamond wedding band sparkling with twelve channel-set full-cut diamonds arranged in a three section geometric pattern.
This dazzling estate diamond ring, or engagement ring, shines front and center with a bright-white brilliant-cut diamond weighing .83 carats. The beautiful diamond is gift wrapped in high style in ribbons of shimmering baguette diamonds and full-cut diamonds set in sturdy platinum. A splendorous and...(more)
J. E. Caldwell is one of America's oldest and finest jewelers. 5.00 carats of oval-cut blue and violet sapphires make up the flower head of this wonderful mid-century-vintage brooch. The 18K yellow gold stem is enhanced by gracefully curving leaves and a multi-colored trio of dew drops including a r...(more)
Just in time for Christmas! This festive golden wreath, aglow with five oval peridots weighing seven carats alternating with stylized holly will look beautiful on your front door (or coat). 1 3/8 inches.
Contrary to the received opinion of those excitable environmentalists, the Dodo Bird is not extinct. At least one has been sighted and is accounted for in this colorful 18K green and white enamel pin from Italy. This exceedingly rare bird is about 50 years-old and has a sapphire blue eye.
This flashy, splashy, show-stopping diamond cocktail ring will turn heads and light up any room. Over 7.00 carats of high quality, bright white, fancy cut diamonds combine to create this blindingly beautiful dream ring. This all-diamond dazzler is designed around a central cluster of flashing round,...(more)
A 60 carat very light lavender-pink, cushion-shaped diamond - we wish! - Kunzite - glimmers and shimmers romantically from the center of this exquisitely rendered and grandiose platinum and diamond flower brooch. Sixteen European-cut diamon...(more)
A big bold 18 karat yellow gold cushion-cut Citrine ring with a unique lemon-lime color. The bright and beautiful semi-precious gemstone is presented in a full bezel setting with a wide striated rope motif ring shank. This is a cool compliment to #90-3-3972 - a lemon citrine Tiffany necklace.
This chic 1950s-1960s vintage covered bracelet watch, in rich 18 karat yellow gold, is composed of a lithe and supple mesh ribbon which is cinched at the top where it transitions into graceful flairs of sparkling white diamonds set in 18 karat white gold channels. The top flips open to reveal a love...(more)
A magnificent, sparkling and highly distinctive bracelet in consummate Ruser style by, who else? Ruser of Beverly Hills. Shimmering freshwater pearl flowers are entwined with glittering platinum and diamond leaves in this unique work of jewelery art. The underlying bangle bracelet is composed of 18 ...(more)
An a colorful array of vibrant emeralds and sapphires, punctuated with tiny sparkling diamonds, are enveloped by cascading golden strands in this fun and festive 1960s vintage free-form brooch. 2 1/8 inches by 1-inch.
This beautiful and distinctive bracelet from 1960s Paris is composed of five feathery - or leafy - textured 18 karat golden rows. The center three rows are brightly polished which effectively sets them off against the matte finished outer rows. This chic, stunning and substantial bracelet measures 3...(more)
This is a dazzling diamond engagement ring from the fabulous 50's! A 1.53 carat European cut diamond is set within a lozenge shaped top with baguette cut diamonds on either side and small round single cut diamonds set in classic fish tail prongs.
A fireworks display for your ears! Big bold gold free-form earrings exploding outward with golden rays and bright red ruby centers. (On the other hand, they may be stylized spider mums). Whatever the case may be, these are wild and fun earrings, circa 1950. 1 and 1/4 inch by 1-inch (plus).
Five sparkling single-cut diamonds exude from a highly a stylized cornucopia crafted in two-tone 18 karat yellow and white gold with a shimmering Florentine finish. Mid-sixties 'moderne'. Two inches by almost one inch.
This sweet and elegant estate engagement ring is finely crafted in platinum and presents a bright and beautiful brilliant-cut diamond weighing just a few points shy of three-quarters of a carat. The center diamond is romantically adorned with double diamond-set and delicately milgrained hearts on ei...(more)
Now for something completely different - and completely stunning! An enchanting and exotic necklace and twin bracelet suite featuring a fabulous array (we figure 166 carats!) of shimmering honeyed-green Cats-Eye Chrysoberyls - set in silver!. The front swag c...(more)
From a very special wine region in Italy comes this striking multi-dimensional and warmly textured gold pin, ripe with two grape clusters composed of turquoise half-beads. 2 inches by 1 1/4 inch; stamped 18K Italy.
A band of shimmering bright white baguette diamonds beam across the top half of this sleek and streamlined platinum band ring. This timeless, classic wedding band looks great on its own or as a companion to a diamond solitaire.
A consummately kooky 1960s vintage work of jewelry art by the renowned Swiss watchmaker and jeweler - Gubelin. The turquoise faced watch swings inside an 18k yellow gold, flip-down Go-Go cage. Mondo groovy!
A lithe and lovely ladies wristwatch in rich 18 karat yellow gold by the renowned Swiss watchmaker - Girard Perregaux. The tailored styling and textured finish makes for a perfect everyday timepiece. 6 3/4 inches.
This sweet and superb diamond engagement ring, circa 1930s, is elegantly sculpted in two-tone yellow and white gold and is crowned with a bright 0.17 carat transitional-cut diamond. A distinctive original vintage engagement ring crafted with exceptionally lovely lines.
These supple, slinky, semi-expandable original 'gaspipe' style necklaces by 'Forstner' have become increasingly hard to find - and this one's a beauty and in excellent condition. 1940s-1950s' 3/8 inch wide by 16-ish inches long.
Original vintage wedding sets are hard to find and this bright and splashy platinum and diamond set from the 1950s is a beauty. A sparkling round brilliant-cut diamond weighing 1.26 carats is flanked on each side by a pair of horizontally set baguette diamonds capped-off by a round brilliant-cut dia...(more)
This fanciful diamond sparkler caresses your finger with marquise, baguette and round diamonds artfully arrayed in a graceful flowing design. A distinctive and stylish vintage diamond ring, circa 1950s.
Chic and sexy, mid-century diamond drop earrings. A sparkling swirl of diamond earclips support an asymmetrical pair of sleek, free-swinging diamond pendants for a stunning effect. As a bonus, the earrings are ingeniously fitted with a bracket which converts the earrings into a beautiful brooch with...(more)
Deep amber color emerald-cut Madeira Citrines entwined in bright spring green and golden leaves add-up to an unusual and dramatic color combination in this tantalizing mid-century bracelet and earring set.
The bracelet is composed of nine Citrines of slightly varying sizes and the earrings contain s...(more)
Dive into this refreshing pastel blue swimming pool size 49.86 carat (!) Aquamarine. In addition to the copious size and soothing color, the Aqua is superbly cut, à la a vintage Harry Winston style diamond with wide cut corners. The extraordinary mounting, which, due to the size of the Aqua, can on...(more)
A lavish large scale fun ring featuring a cushion shape opal exhibiting a soothing pallet of pastel green, yellow and blue with flashes of orange. The opal is presented in a retrospective Victorian style mounting, dating back to the 1950s, with a frame of brilliant round diamonds outlined in a scall...(more)
An extremely large, transparent, golden-brown Citrine measuring one-inch long by three quarters-inch wide, totaling 33.00 carats, glows in a simple 14 karat rose gold mounting. A unique uber-cool ring. Presumably from the 1940s.
Big, bold gold mid-twentieth century vintage coral ear clips. These fun and fashionable earrings feature a matched pair of oval coral cabochons with a deep peachy pink salmon color. The corals are presented in lovely scalloped frames composed of triple-tiered gold wire work with decorative flourishe...(more)
A gracefully elongated pine-cone rendered in bright green enamel and highly textured gold is wrapped in a flowing blue enamel and diamond bow. Signed 'Toliro - Italy'. 18 karat, 2 1/4 by 1 1/2 inches.
This stunning and splashy vintage diamond ring and/or engagement ring shines brightly with a high-quality 1.65 carat European-cut diamond flanked on each side by a shimmering row of of three good size baguette diamonds and bordered on each side by a sparkling row of seven round brilliant diamonds. A...(more)
A wonderful vintage diamond engagement ring in two tone 14 karat gold. A .60 carat European cut diamond is set in an illusion setting and highlighted with foliate motif shoulders dotted with small accent diamonds.
Undulating ribbons of baguette-cut diamonds cinch a sparkling bouquet of bright white pear shape, round, and marquise-cut diamonds set in platinum for a glamorous and impressive effect. This stunning pin and pendant contains 7.50 carats total diamond weight and measures 1 3/4 inches tall by 1 5/16 i...(more)
A fun ring from the mid-century. This 14 karat white gold ring highlights a natural Burmese jade oval cabochon, accompanied by a certificate from the Stone Group Labs stating as such, surrounded by a halo of twinkling diamonds. Circa 1950's.
This is a friendly companion to accessorize your wardrobe and show your poodle love. This 14 karat yellow gold little guy is alert and ready in his competition pose.
This sweet and stylish mid-century bow brooch features flowing ribbons of 18 karat yellow gold. In the center, the bow is set with .25 carats of rubies, highlighted with .05 carat of sparkling diamonds. This vintage piece is by Larter & Sons.
Judging from the cuts of the diamonds, this bright and brilliant, classic, straight row bracelet, containing 11.00 carats bright white sparkle, was produced in the 1950s. This vintage beauty exhibits a subtle gradation ranging from .50 carat round brilliant-cut diamonds in the center down to .15 car...(more)
Bright 14k yellow gold, two-tiered, dynamic double swoosh earclips with a dimensional fluted texture of mid-twentieth century vintage. 1 inch high by 1 1/8 inch wide.
A 1 3/4 inch long faceted golden Citrine is snugly embraced by gracefully stylized flames in this superb and sizzling mid-century necklace pendant and pin combination.
These opulent and sizable sapphire cluster ear clips in fourteen karat (14k) white gold date back to the late 1940s - early 1950s and are more than likely attributable to the illustrious New York jeweler - Seaman Schepps - but alas, they are unsigned. Fourteen radiant, pastel blue, cushion-cut sapph...(more)
An adorable pair of turtle brooches in 14 karat gold, circa 1950's. These friendly golden turtles add whimsy to any wardrobe. The shell is an openwork woven motif which effectively mimics a Diamondback Terrapin (thank you Wikipedia), and each turtle has tiny ruby eyes.
From the colorful 1960s comes this sizable and captivating free form work of modern jewelry art. Turquoise and Lapis Lazuli cabochons are sprinkled with small round brilliant-cut diamonds in this striking and distinctively beautiful mid-century brooch with highly textured sunbeams radiating in every...(more)
This five stone diamond ring is a true classic. It is set with 1.45 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds and is constructed in 14 karat white gold with each diamond set in a fish tail setting. It would be wonderful as a diamond anniversary band as well.
This five stone diamond ring is a true classic. It is set with 1.45 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds and is constructed in 14 karat white gold with each diamond set in a fish tail setting. It would be wonderful as a diamond anniversary band as well.
A sleek, low profile platinum diamond ring from the 1950's. A .35 carat emerald cut diamond is set in the center and highlighted by scrolls of round brilliant cut diamonds and baguette cut diamonds. Great as a right hand ring or easy to wear low profile engagement ring.
This traditional beauty shows off a .10 carat round transitional cut diamond set in a 14 karat white gold "illusion" style mounting. The diamond sits atop of a 14 karat yellow gold ring with high-polished shoulders and milgrained detailing. This ring comes from the safe of a retired jeweler and is...(more)
From the fabulous forties, a rare matching bracelet and ring in the classic Retro belt and buckle style. The relatively slender - 3/8 inch wide - bracelet is crafted in a lithe brick pattern with small rubies set in the buckle and the 'V' shape belt end, with a diamond set prong. The matching ring m...(more)
Seven intricately hand-carved shell cameos each depicting a day of the week with a chariot and rider, each being conveyed by different means! From left to right: A slave, two horses, two chickens, two birds on land, two birds in flight, one or two dragons and a team of four horses. 7 3/8 inch by 3/4...(more)
This colorful and cheerful Retro-era bracelet is crafted in 18K rose gold and glistens with two each of emerald-cut Aquamarines, Amethysts and Citrines interspersed with a stylized snaffle bit motif. Fashionable fun!
Delicate flowers bracket the center mine cut diamond centered in this lovely ring. The center diamond is elevated in a box treatment making it appear larger than its .13 carat weight. A little gem.
This chic and elegant wide band glistens with an undulating crisscross of fifty slender baguette-cut diamonds set in platinum. A truly stunning and sparkling diamond ring from 1950's Paris. Magnifique!
Complimentary sections of 18 karat yellow, rose and white gold interlink to form this fashionable and distinctive Retro bracelet from the 1940s. The combination of varied textures adds visual interest and dimensionality. A superb 5/8 inch wide versatile vintage bracelet.
Fashionable and versatile platinum clip earrings with a swirl of fiery baguette-cut and round brilliant-cut diamonds, circa 1950s. These stunning mid-century earrings easily convert to matching clip-pins to enliven a blouse, dress, sweater or coat. Fifty-four bright white tapered baguette and round ...(more)
This mondo-groovy art ring from the 1960s is large, multi-dimensional and freeform in design. It is reminiscent of an amoeba with a 9.50 carat light pink Kunzite floating in the 14 karat gold endoplasm of this organic creation. The Kunzite is accented by six pink tourmalines moving out from the cen...(more)
A swirling, multi-dimensional, mirror-image ribbon motif Retro (circa 1940-50s) ring set with two round creamy 7 millimeter cultured pearls and highlighted with eleven European-cut diamonds weighing just over half a carat set in 14K two-tone white and yellow gold.
These earrings are designed with the classic fluidity and boldness you see in mid-century jewelry. Within each knotted sash of textured 14 karat gold is nestled a ring of six cultured pearls strung on gold wire. These lustrous pearls measure approximately 4.50mm. Each earring is completed by a ...(more)
A .55 carat European-cut diamond radiates from the center of a stylized flower in this lovely and distinctive vintage diamond ring dating back to the 1930s. This sparkling ring which works both as an engagement ring or just-for-fun ring is crafted in two-tone gold - white gold on top with a rose gol...(more)
These breathtaking, high-octane diamond sparklers will light up any room with just under 10.00 carats of bright-white, round brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds which gracefully spiral around a marquise diamond center. These superlative multi-dimensional earrings were masterfully crafted in platinum...(more)
This very groovy and sizable work of post-modern jewelry art, circa 1960 showcases a large, translucent mottled green jadeite plaque framed in a slightly irregular shaped 18K yellow textured gold surround. Measuring 2-inches across by 1 5/8 inches high, this brooch has an impressive and artsy look.
One of the coolest mid-twentieth-century woven necklaces you've ever seen. What makes this necklace especially beautiful are three distinct lithe, serpentine golden ropes - two of 18K rose-gold and one 18K yellow gold braided together to form a subtle pattern of two rose-gold ropes alternating with ...(more)
These wonderful mid-century earrings are elegantly rendered in 18K yellow gold and highlight a pair of gorgeous golden-honey color Citrines. The Citrines are enhanced with a graceful sweep of rope which wrap around and through a golden chevron. Tres cool.
From mid-century Italia come these splendid oval turquoise ear clips rendered exactly in the manner of the renowned (and much more costly) jeweler Buccellati. 1 inch long by 9/16 inch in width.
Mid-century, multi-dimensional pinwheel ear clips from the once great American house of jewels - Tiffany & Company.
This lithe and slinky 18K yellow gold bracelet from mid-twentieth century France is as fun to feel and play with as it is to wear! The large oval open links are composed of fine wire mesh which lends a subdued and sophisticated sheen to this timeless wrist adornment. French hallmarks of course. A be...(more)
This solid and delightful vintage gold bracelet from Great Britain in unusual in the fact that it is crafted in 9ct. gold - an almost exclusively English element. Nevertheless, one would never know it by its weight or color - it appears indistinguishable from 18K yellow gold. English hallmarks; stam...(more)
This stunning and sizable stylized circle - or wreath - brooch shimmers with one hundred baguette diamonds undulating in a circle of gently flowing waves and crowned with a sweeping curlicue bow. Platinum, circa 1930s-1950s. 5.25 carats total diamond weight. 1 13/16 inches by 1 1/2 inches.
An enchanting flower brooch featuring a 2.30 carat blue sapphire and a 1.70 pastel carat pink sapphire highlighted by 7.00 carats of sparkling diamond petals and leaves. This breath of springtime dates back to the 1940s-1950s and measures 2 1/4 inches in length. A delight!
These sizable platinum and diamond earrings gracefully flame up the ear in the form of a stylized cornucopia for a dazzling effect. 3.50 carats of small round brilliant-cut diamonds are tightly packed for maximum sparkle. A big splash at a very reasonable price. Mid-century (1950s); the yellow gold ...(more)
Lovely and versatile, on-the-ear, stylized fan earrings with a wisp of sparkling diamonds. Circa 1950s. Bargain priced. 13/16 inch long by 5/8 inch wide.
Here is a particularly lovely, and out of the ordinary, estate diamond engagement ring with a matching contoured diamond and platinum wedding band. The center diamond, which was cut in the early part of the 20th century is of a graceful cushion shape ....
Now here's a big pearl! - 17.70 mm. in fact. This magnificent 'frutti de mare' is seated atop a substantial royal throne of platinum adorned with a wide stripe of graduated baguette diamonds bordered by round brilliant cut diamonds, totaling 3.00 carats, on each side. The bright white South Sea pear...(more)
This marvelous mid-century treasure measures 1 5/16 inches wide. Numerous turquoise beads float inside their individual frames formed by a looping openwork design of golden rope. A fun and opulent turquoise bracelet circa 1950-1960s in 14k yellow gold.
This stunning, diamond packed pin from the mid-20th century is a delight to behold. The central round brilliant cut diamond bursts forth with sparkling diamond petals outlined with diamond baguettes which also serve as the stem. The piece is further adorned with a pair of pear shape diamonds and a m...(more)
An original and spectacular jewelry creation by the renowned master goldsmith of mid-century Beverly Hills - Ruser. A sizable, shimmering freshwater baroque pearl (or perhaps an assemblage of a few of them - it's hard to tell due to the backing) serves as the main body of this free floating jellyfis...(more)
Add some sparkle to your evening with this fabulous 1950's diamond cocktail ring. The low profile makes this ring easy to wear, but it is definitely high impact on diamonds! An .85 carat transitional round brilliant cut diamond is set at the center and baguette cut diamonds radiate from the center. ...(more)
An interesting and well made diamond bracelet from the 1960's - 1970's. The bracelet features three rows of staggered stylized dog bone (or bow tie) shape links composed of rich 18k yellow gold and white gold. 2.10 carats in round brilliant cut diamonds embellish the white gold links. A fun, elega...(more)
A sparkling, elegant and timeless wardrobe essential composed of a softly graduating line of 90 quality, bright white, round brilliant-cut diamonds and a slender marquise diamond clasp. This superbly made necklace probably dates back to the 1950's and was manufactured by the New York jewelry firm M....(more)
A bold and beautiful, high-profile cocktail (or just-for-fun) ring starring a bright and lively 7.00 carat-plus opal with orange, green, blue and yellow as prominent colors. The opal is surrounded by just under 2.00 carats of bright white round brilliant cut diamonds which, in turn, are punctuated w...(more)
Three rows of round brilliant cut diamonds glitter in this vintage wide diamond band crafted in 14 karat white gold. This classic band from the 1950's is 10 mm wide at the widest point and is perfect as a right hand ring.
Spectacular dangling platinum diamond drop earrings featuring a high quality matched pair 1.00 carat each pear shape diamonds. The pear shapes are showcased in a blaze of round and baguette diamonds and freely swing from a row of round brilliant cut diamonds. Glamorous and dazzling sparklers for sp...(more)
A fabulous Italian compact from the 1950's! 5.75 carats of emerald-cut emeralds are sprinkled atop a textured 18K yellow gold surface, bursting with vibrant color. A dazzling emerald cabochon, weighing 2.25 carats, functions as the clasp in this exquisite accessory, complete with Italian markings.
An exotic and artistic statement from the 1960's. Rendered in 14 karat yellow gold and centering on a high-profile, gracefully sculpted, diamond inlaid and embellished malachite, this magnificent pagoda ring is a delight to wear and behold.
This extraordinary, finely crafted platinum bracelet from the 1950's - 60's, features 24 carats of high quality diamonds beautifully set in a slightly graduating vine motif with both pear shape and marquise shaped diamonds representing the leaves on the vine. Classic Harry Winston style. A stunning ...(more)
A beautiful low profile diamond engagement ring from the fabulous 1950's! This platinum ring features a .55 carat high quality European cut diamond set in a box head and surrounded by diamonds set with classic fish tail prongs. An easy to wear, stand alone ring.
A smashing just-for-fun ring for connoisseurs of 1960's free-style design. Two high quality navette shape jadeites are nestled in their respective pods and embellished with swirls and flashes of sparkling diamonds. This unique abstract work-of-art is exceptionally well crafted in two-tone 18K gold.
American designer Ruser created this vibrant bracelet composed of diamonds and pearls. An 18K yellow gold "X" motif alternates with a row of 9 exceptionally lustrous button pearls. The yellow gold links are enhanced with a bark finish and 18 full-cut diamonds, weighing a total of 1.00 carat. The ...(more)
These glamorous and sexy articulated diamond drop earrings from the 1950s jiggle and dance with every movement as streams of baguette and marquise diamond tassels cascade from graceful diamond swirls.
Mid-20th Century kidney-shape cuff links in 14 karat yellow gold, featuring a central round black star sapphire, a dab of diamonds and the obligatory Florentine finish. Slick!
A pair of lovely ear adornments feature a floral and foliate motif composed of 18K yellow gold and diamonds. The textured outlines of yellow gold leaves bend and twist in different directions to suggest movement and add dimension to the organic design. Yellow gold flowers are blooming with G-H col...(more)
Bib, bold, groovy cufflinks with a single 4-prong set round black star sapphire in the corner of a spacious, folded over, Florentine finished rectangular field. 1950s Americana, 14K.
A highly groovy example of 1960's primitive, quasi-ethnic, exotic jewel craft. A distinctive, bluish-gray, cabochon quartz with chatoyant properties is strikingly presented in a rich, 18K yellow gold, hand sculpted mounting. Unisex!
A bold statement featuring a lavender-purple faceted oval amethyst ensconced in a bold and elaborate setting evocative of the work of Buccellatti. Rose gold with silver overlay punctuated with a half dozen rose-cut diamonds. Unique!
A deep rich 39.50 carat emerald cut amethyst sits center in this nested spray of 18 karat gold wire sprinkled with forty lustrous cultured pearls. Circa mid-20th century, signed Binder.
A traditional style engagement ring from the 1950's. This perfect vintage platinum ring features a .93 carat European cut diamond set with claw prongs and highlighted by three small accent diamonds set down the shoulder terminating in a knife edge shank.
A flowing floral inspired cluster of marquise, baguette and round diamonds totaling 6.00 carats forms the large decorative clasp and centerpiece of this classic four-row pearl bracelet with diamond bar separators. A glamorous and timeless look from the fabulous fifties!
Platinum ladies diamond clip brooch featuring 9.00 carats of round brilliant and baguette cut diamonds (G-H color, VS-SI clarity) set in a floral and ribbon motif. This gem can be worn as a brooch or as two separate clips.
The scintillating swirl design of these diamond and cultured pearl earrings sparkles with 100 round diamonds and 2 larger old European-Cut Diamonds totaling 4.00 carats. Topping the graceful diamond swirls are 2 lustrous silvery-cream cultured pearls. On the honeycomb azured reverse these platinum ...(more)
This is an intriguing vintage Moghul style bracelet. The central plaque is carved nephrite with an inlaid floral motif set with rubies and a cabochon emerald in the center. The bracelet itself consists of strands of woven freshwater seed pearls.
Each mid-twentieth century era ear clip is comprised of a lustrous bouquet of silvery-white cultured pearls on a white gold framework surrounded by undulating baguette bedecked platinum ribbons and speckled with full-cut diamonds. Chic, classic earrings to dress up many an occasion.
This angel brooch is by 1960's Beverly Hills jeweler Marvin Hime. The Ruser-esque angel is on a trek over clouds of baroque Mississippi river pearls.
A gorgeous floral fantasy of diamonds and platinum from the 1950's. This brooch centers a 1.00 carat old European cut diamond surrounded by gently curled petals and stylized leaves encrusted with diamonds. Flashy baguette cut diamonds stand in for the stem. Fabulous!
A sizable fun ring with a stylized Retro flavor. A one inch long faceted oval
amethyst weighing about 38 carats of vibrant purple sits snug in a 14k yellow gold mounting with a graceful swag pattern shoulder design and fanciful gallery detail.
An unusual pin from the 1950's depicting flowing fern fronds with tiny round rubies set inside some of the leaves. Just shy of 3 inches in length and very dimensional, this is a lovely adornment for many occasions.
This is a superior diamond engagement ring which features a stunning .90 carat European cut diamond set with square claw prongs and fully surrounded by small accent diamonds set in classic fishtail settings.
This classic pair of 1950's clip earrings is adorned with sprigs of 14 karat white gold set with single cut diamonds atop twisted wire sprays of 18 karat yellow gold.
We begin with a characteristic mid century free form spray, that suspends pendants of rectangular cut emeralds surrounded by diamonds. This pair of clip backs in 10 karat white gold is set throughout with 2.00 carats of single cut diamonds and marquise cut accents.
A stunning openwork platinum butterfly brooch is set with glittering diamonds and vibrant emeralds, both cabochon and round cut. This pin measures 1 1/4 tall by 1 7/8 wide.The Gemstones are described as follows:Seventeen Mixed Cut Emeralds Weight: 2.00 carats total weight Sixty One European Cut Diam...(more)
A Retro inspired brooch, circa 1950's-1960's. A carved round jadeite cabochon is set atop a 14 karat yellow gold crenelated fan motif and accented with twisted wire scattered about set with both round sapphires and round brilliant cut diamonds. Unique!
Asymmetrical turquoise and diamond pin from the 1950's in 18 karat yellow gold. The pin features wonderful textural details and a foliate motif. Fabulous!
What a perfect suite of jewelry to wear wine tasting in the Napa Valley, or Bourdeaux, or your own back yard! A lustrous collection of cultured pearls stands in as a cluster of grapes in the 18 karat yellow gold brooch which is further accented with round brilliant cut diamonds. The clip earrings gr...(more)
A fun and whimsical owl motif brooch, circa 1950's. The owl is constructed of twisted 14 karat yellow gold wire and sits atop a textural branch. The eyes are cleverly set with round cabochon cat's eye Chrysoberyl and highlighted with diamonds.
A fabulous, stylish and hefty 18k yellow gold fashion bracelet from the swingin' sixtie's. The top of the bracelet features a woven mesh design and the back is composed of a bright polished scale pattern. The intricately designed geometric clasp and centerpiece is built up in concentric rectangular ...(more)
A substantial bracelet from the 1960's features a twisted rope motif interspersed with alternating lines of round cabochon lapis lazuli and round cultured pearls. Hidden box clasp with two safety latches.
A whimsical signature creation from the 1960's by the renowned Beverly Hills jeweler - Ruser. A haloed and winged cherub sits upon a palm tree landscaped cloud in heaven. Smile inducing. The cherub has twinkling small blue stone eyes which are most likely sapphires, but they are too small to say fo...(more)
From the glamorous 1950's come these stylish and hard to find matched pair of deconstructed pinwheel pins. Sophisticated yet fun.
This Mid-Century large scale ring is set with a massive angel skin oval shaped coral cabochon and accented by round emeralds. The emeralds are nestled within a wandering vine motif, high atop a classic ribbed band in 14 karat gold.
A darling collection of charms dangles from this 14 karat yellow gold charm bracelet including a number of horse themed charms, a beehive, whistle and a four leaf clover. This bracelet measures 7 inches long.
A fun collection of 14 karat charms, some of which have movable parts. Some of the charms include a beer stein, two lucky clovers, a purse and a safe which opens to reveal a folded $1 bill. Circa 1940's.
A striking and artsy antique bracelet featuring three turquoise colored faience scarabs separated by golden winged scarabs. Mid-century, 6 1/4 inches.
A charming adornment from San Francisco's renowned jeweler. A hand carved basket of orangey coral serves as a vase for a splendid bonsai arrangement of diamond, turquoise and ruby set flowers.
Diamonds in flight - a sparkling piece from the 1960's. A cluster of round diamonds of varying sizes are borne aloft by a kinetic sculpture in rich 18 karat yellow gold. Dramatic.
This bold and beautiful fifties fun ring features an overlapping leaf design crowned with rubies, sapphires and emeralds. 18 Karat yellow gold.
A delightful suite of earrings and a brooch set with rich purple amethysts artfully set in two tone 14 karat gold. Circa 1950's. Earrings are clip backs for non-pierced ears.
Ten individual Victorian style slides were assembled during the 1950's, when Victoriana briefly made an encore appearance, to create this lovely and interesting bracelet which,during the last fifty plus years, has obtained an antique-like patina.
A stylized circle pin radiating with flares of sparkling diamond spokes and six lustrous cultured pearls. This piece can be worn as a brooch as well as a pendant. Dramatic.
Mosaics of organic, free form shapes are employed to create this quintessential example of expressive 1960's art jewelry. Fabricated in 18 karat yellow gold with a sand blasted finish in the concave interiors with a bright polished finish on the exteriors and backs. The earring clips are 14 karat. T...(more)
Beautiful and colorful mid-century vintage earrings featuring a pair of semi-translucent, vibrant green, natural jadeite oval cabochons. The jades are gracefully embellished with sparkling diamond sprays containing 1.30 carats of baguette and round diamonds. The clip back earrings, signed 'Astor' me...(more)
An artful variation on a theme. A graceful swirl of full cut and single cut diamonds radiate from a diamond flower, all set in platinum.
A traditional diamond circle pin with a twist. This 14 karat white gold pin features graduating diamonds and accented with a .20 carat light yellow diamond.
From the 1940's or early 50's, these artistically designed, free form earrings have a graceful paisley shaped outline. The spaces between the diamonds are decorated with an interesting zigzag pattern executed in platinum wire work.
Total diamond weight of over 3.00 carats. Currently with clip-on ba...(more)
Stunning and gracefully designed earrings from the fabulous fifties which look even better on the ear. A cornucopia of marquise and baguette diamonds flair out from a crescent of pave' diamonds. Total diamond weight is approximately 2.75 carats. Currently with clip backs which can be easily converte...(more)
Superbly styled earrclips from the mid-20th century. A square diamond stamen floats inside a blossom composed of fine wire work and a circle of round diamonds. The elegantly crafted leaves are composed of baguettes and pave' diamonds. Graceful and beautiful on the ear. 3.75 carats; 1 1/8 inches.
Beautiful and dramatic diamond earrings. Stylized and elongated diamond leaves are caressed by their stems in the form of half bows in these sexy and superb jewels from the mid-20th century. 4.20 carats of dazzling diamonds. 1 1/2 inches long. Clip backings.
Cocktails are more enjoyable when accompanied by this diamond and platinum stunner from the 1950's. The ring features a .80 carat old European-cut diamond prong set within a multi-dimensional bow. Round brilliant diamond embellish the bow, and the baguette cut diamonds spray above and below it.
A bold and substantial gents ring circa 1980. the ring is composed of rich 14k yellow gold with a contrasting white gold bar flanking the .65 ct round brilliant cut diamond (described below). Three artfully sculpted rounded bars taper down the shank. The ring currently contains an inner ring sizer w...(more)
A terrific gentleman's dress set in matte finish, 14 karat white gold. A pair of substantial cufflinks containing oval, blue star sapphires with a diagonal bar of diamonds plus three shirt studs containing single, unadorned, round star sapphires. An elegant look from the 1950s. The gemstones are des...(more)
Extravagant vintage earrings at an affordable price. Artistically designed ribbons and scrolls, both diamond studded and brightly polished, combine to create an impressive pair of earclips from the late 1940s to early 1950s. These earrings measure 1 1/4 inch tall by 5/8 inch wide.The Diamonds are de...(more)
Five 18 karat yellow gold and platinum petals are each paved with tightly set round brilliant cut diamonds and framed with deep red Siamese rubies. A gorgeous and festive pin from the 1950s. This brooch measures 1 1/2 inch by 1 1/2 inch.The Gemstones are described as follows:Sixty Four Round Brillia...(more)
This lovely pastel blue emerald cut Aquamarine already comes gift wrapped in a flowing bow of platinum and sparkling diamonds. But if you insist, well gift wrap it for you again. From the 1950s and still stunning. This brooch measures 1 7/8 inch long by 7/8 inch wide.The Gemstones are described as f...(more)
Diamond Cocktail jewelry was all the rage during the 1950s and this beautiful vintage platinum pendant is ablaze with a waterfall of baguette-cut and brilliant-cut diamonds. The classic circular outline is wonderfully stylized to create a unique assymetrical design. The pendant is in very good condi...(more)
This elegant spray design brooch of 18 karat white gold is French made and features two principal European cut diamonds weighing approximately .33 carat each. The design of the brooch is further accentuated with antique cut diamonds and lusterous cream rose pearls. The Gemstones are described as fol...(more)
This beautiful brooch features ribbons of platinum set with round and baguette diamonds and superfine bright green emeralds with a spray of marquise cut diamonds. The pin mechanism is a double clip executed in white gold for strength. The stones are described as follows:Diamonds: 3.80 Carat Total ...(more)
Fabulous 1950s sapphire and diamond platinum cocktail ring set with a beautiful and vibrant round cut sapphire that is surrounded by fiery baguette and round cut diamonds in an artistic assymetrical fashion. The Gemstones are described as follows:One Round Cut SapphireWeight: 1.56 caratsTwenty Seven...(more)
A serenade for strings, 18K yellow and white gold Tiffany & Co circular pin depicting a violin being played with white gold strings and bow set with one round brilliant cut diamond (.05 carat) and two cabochon sapphires set in the scroll, circa 1950s. This pin measures 1 1/4 X 1 3/4.
French 18K Rosy yellow gold looping ribbon and floral motif pin with two flowers primped with rubies (1.50 carats total weight) and diamonds (5 total, .05 carat total weight). This pin measures 1 1/4 tall by 2 wide.
Fabulous leaf motif platinum clip earrings shimmering with six round cut sapphires (12 total, 3.00 carats total weight) and round and baguette cut diamonds (1.25 carats total weight, H-J color, VS-SI clarity). These clip earrings measure 1 1/8 tall by 1/2 wide.
Richly detailed and beautifully crafted whimsical unicorn pin sparkling with 2.00 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds and an emerald eye. A fantasy accessory for any wardrobe.The Diamonds are described as follows:80 Round Brilliant Cut DiamondsWeight: 2.00 caratsColor: F-GClarity: VS
18K Yellow gold gem-set fish motif pin set with a watery blue 10.00 carat oval cabochon sapphire brightened with round brilliant cut diamonds (.60 carat total weight, G-H color, SI clarity) and sapphire eye with an articulated tail and retractable bail. This pin/pendant measures 3/4 tall by 1 1/8 wi...(more)
This fabulous 50s diamond corsage brooch sparkles with over 200 quality diamonds (F-H color, VS-SI1 clarity) totaling 11.00 carats. Finely crafted in 18K yellow and white gold. At a very reasonable price this festive brooch makes a big statement and brings lots of smiles!
Platinum diamond bracelet featuring Dorothy Hart spelled out in diamond encrusted letters and clasped with a diamond set heart. A must for Dorothy Hart fans! The diamond weight totals 3.85 carats (F color, VVS1-VS clarity). This bracelet measures 6 3/4 long by 3/8 wide.
14K White gold highly stylized foliate motif diamond earrings featuring 2.00 carats of diamonds (G-H color, VS clarity). The baguette cut diamonds are channel set in two rows woven through an open leaf motif fully set with round cut diamonds, circa 1950. These screw post earrings measure about 1 1/4...(more)
A jolly pair of poodles in 14K yellow gold on a pearl bar pin, a lighthearted 50s design. This pin measures 1 1/2 X 2.
Platinum open work leaf motif clip earrings set with round cut emeralds (24 total, .50 carat weight) and round brilliant and single cut diamonds (46 total, 1.15 carats total weight, H-J color, VS-I1 clarity), circa 1950s. Earrings measure 1 1/8 X 5/8.
14K Yellow gold crown pin embellished with five 6-6.5 mm cream rose cultured pearls accented with a central diamond cut ruby (.15 carat) flanked by two emerald cut emeralds (.30 carat total weight) with two rows of 36 cabochon rubies (.75 carat total weight) and ten seed pearls. Get a great look wit...(more)
18K Yellow gold ladies Longines bracelet watch featuring a round dial with gold chapter markers and a double link bracelet. This watch measures 6 3/4 long by 5/8 wide.
18K Yellow gold looping knot motif pin with a textured finish set with thirty three round brilliant cut diamonds (2.00 carats total weight, E-G color, VS clarity). This pin measures 1 1/2.
14K White gold ladies ring featuring one .66 carat European cut diamond set with two baguettes top and bottom with a curvy ribbon of diamonds set on each side. The total diamond weight is 1.50 carats, color GHI, clarity VS-SI.
1950s flower-motif pearl pin, crafted in 14K yellow gold, featuring saw-tooth freshwater pearls and 3 round brilliant-cut diamonds (.05 carat total weight, G-H color, SI1 clarity). Measurements: 1 7/8 X 1 1/8.
18K Yellow gold and platinum jeweled rose motif pin featuring a blooming rose set with rose cut diamonds (.80 carat total weight) and rubies (.30 carat total weight) and leaves accented with square cut emeralds (1.50 carat total weight) and a sweet pear cut emerald (.50 carat) beneath. This fabulous...(more)
Platinum and 14K white gold pin artistically rendered in an abstract sculpture of diamonds. This pin features a ribbon and floral motif set with both baguette cut diamonds (14 total, 1.00 carat total weight, G-H color, VS clarity) and round cut diamonds (78 total, 3.50 carats total weight, G-H color...(more)
This 18K Yellow and white gold artistic flower pin from the 50s embodies all the vivacious optimism of the era with open wire work and rose cut diamond (.30 carat total weight, G-J color, SI-I1 clarity) accents on the flower and leaf with 12 seed pearls featured in the pistol spray. This pin measure...(more)
An elegant platinum and diamond lily pin from the 1950s. This pin features 119 pave-set round diamonds along the petals and leaf as well as four prong-set round brilliant cut diamonds (.85 carat total weight, SI1 clarity, G-H color) in the center of the flower with 10 baguette cut diamonds set along...(more)
18K Yellow gold and platinum diamond and enamel parrot motif pin featuring an adorable parrot perched on a branch highlighted with enameled plumage and beak with a diamond eye and head (20 total, .16 carat total weight, I-J color, VS-SI clarity). This birdie measures 1 5/8 tall by 1 1/2 wide.
Swirling ribbon motif pin set with five round cut colorful fancy sapphires: raspberry, pink, golden, peach and lavender-blue (10.00 carats total weight) sparkling with channel set baguettes and round cut diamonds (65 total, 4.30 carats total weight, F-H color, VS-SI clarity), circa 1950s. This pin m...(more)
Platinum cornucopia spray motif clip earrings set with marquise, baguette and round brilliant cut diamonds (44 total, 2.70 carats total weight, G-I color, VS clarity), circa 1950s. Earrings measure 1 X 5/8.
This retro design is characterized by large areas of polished 14k gold set with a mix of precious and semi-precious stones including fifteen geometric cabochon moonstone petals with beautiful sapphire centers (.50 carat total weight), circa 1950s, Tiffany & Co. This pin measures 3 1/4 X 1 3/4.
14K White gold wheat sheaf and crescent moon motif earrings dotted with round cut diamonds (28 total, 1.00 carat total weight, H-I color, VS-SI clarity), circa 1950s. These earrings measure 1 by 5/8.
This beautiful pin captures the enigmatic quality of this ancient horticultural craft. 18K Yellow gold flowering bonsai tree pin embellished with rubies, sapphires, emeralds and diamonds (.25 carat total weight, diamond weight only) along a twisted gold stem with orange and red enameling at the base...(more)
Nothing short of spectacular, the pin alone overflows with an abundance of opals that are perfectly matched. 18K yellow gold pin and earring set in a grape cluster motif dripping with opals and golden grape leaves, circa 1950s. The pin measures 2 X 3 1/4 and the earrings measure 3/4 X 1 3/4.
18K Yellow gold C shaped clip earrings set with beautiful angel skin coral oval cabochons (14 total) and round brilliant cut diamonds (30 total, .90 carat total weight, G-H color, VS-SI1 clarity) throughout, circa 1960s. Earrings measure 1 1/8 X 1.
A stylized swirl of diamonds sweep up the ear in these platinum diamond clips from the 1950's. A mix of both baguette and round brilliant diamonds are set into the foliate design. Gold clip backs, French hallmarks.
Whimsical large scale 14 Karat yellow gold gem set peacock struts with a jade tail and a cats eye chrysoberyl set wing. He winks with an opal set eye and sports a coral top knot.Condition: Very Good.
This fabulous, fun and festive multi-dimensional bow knot brooch, crafted in rich 18k yellow gold, diamonds and cabochon sapphires measures just shy of three inches across and just shy of 2 inches at the tallest point - in other words, this is a big, bright, bold and beautiful bauble. The center kno...(more)
Eight individual Victorian style slides were assembled during the 1950's, when Victoriana briefly made an encore appearance, to create this lovely and interesting bracelet which,during the last fifty plus years, has obtained an antique-like patina. This is a larger version of #40-1-1168 (purchased f...(more)
Diamond set open wirework leaf motif pin and earrings suite in 14K yellow gold. The clip earrings feature sixteen round diamonds each (1.00 carat total weight, G color, VS2 clarity) and the pin sparkles with forty one round brilliant cut diamonds (2.50 carat total weight, G color, VS clarity). The p...(more)
Let a wise old owl sit on your shoulder! This sculptural feathered friend with sapphires for eyes sits comfortably on a curved branch. 14 karat yellow gold. Signed "Mossalone". Very 1950's.
A bold and striking modern design in platinum sapphire and diamonds. A deep blue 2.24 carat round cut sapphire is bead set in the center and flanked by six high-quality round brilliant-cut diamonds on each side, totaling 2.50 carats, that are expertly set to curve with the design of the ring. A very...(more)
Platinum leaf motif vintage clip earrings set with diamonds. The leaf design delicately curves up around the ear for a dramatic effect.
A charming 1950's diamond engagement ring in palladium, featuring a .55 carat transitional cut diamond set with four triple prongs in an oval, tapered mount. Ten single-cut diamonds brighten the piece.
Platinum pierced disc earrings set with a central diamond cluster featuring nine diamonds (18 total, .40 carat total weight, G-H color, VS clarity) in each earring. These earrings measure 1/2 round.
A classic diamond engagement ring in platinum features a high quality 1.10 carat marquise cut diamond simply set with a tapered baguette on either side. A beautiful and traditional engagement ring.
Platinum diamond circle pin topped with a bow motif fully set with sixty eight baguette and tapered baguette cut diamonds and four round brilliant cut diamonds sparkling with 7.50 carats total weight (H-K color, VS-SI clarity). This pin measures 1 5/8 tall by 1 1/2 wide.
This lovely, three quarter inch wide, mid-century bracelet is crafted with an intricate golden herringbone pattern which cleverly disguises an Omega watch by means of a sturdy hinged, almost invisible, cover. Just over seven inches long.
This sizable masculine gent's ring from the 1950s depicts an intimidating Roman centurion in profile. The capacious, but relatively light in weight, mounting is handsomely sculpted in a neo-classic design.
A classic diamond cover watch by the eminent Swiss watchmaker Audimars Piguet. This stunning and slender timepiece features a side-hinged cover composed of horizontal rows of baguettes and a double row of single-cut diamonds. This design theme continues down the bracelet portion of the watch for a c...(more)
A shell cameo from the mid century is simply presented in a sterling silver frame. The lady in profile is decorated with flowers in her hair and on her dress.
A classic diamond engagement ring from the mid-century features a 2.01 carat European cut diamond. The diamond is embraced by split shoulders set with long, slender baguette cut diamonds punctuated with a round brilliant cut on either side. A tailored and sophisticated design.
A bright and shining, mid-century vintage, diamond engagement ring. The sparkling 2/3 carat center transitional-cut diamond is presented in a superbly sculpted architectural platinum and diamond mounting inspired by 1920s-30s Art Deco geometry. The distinctive fishtail setting on the outside border ...(more)
An ethereal classical beauty is captured ghost-like in this enchanting golden citrine with a faceted back and hand carved top, simply presented in golden wire setting. The citrine alone measures slightly over two inches by 1 and 3/16 inches. The decorative bail extends the length to 2 and 1/8 inches...(more)
A glistening, glowing pair of golden citrine straight row bracelets - crafted in Italy in 18 karat yellow gold. These gorgeous and colorful bracelets look wonderful when worn as a pair or one at a time. These also beautifully compliment virtually any other bracelet[s] you may have - whether y...(more)
An elegant five piece dress set, crafted in weighty and substantial textured 14 karat gold and deep royal blue sapphires, by none other than Tiffany & Company. The rectangular cuff links display a horizontal row of four square-cut sapphires and operate with a spring swivel hinge; the three shirt...(more)
The breath of springtime is beautifully captured in this outstanding multi-colored mid-century vintage brooch comprised of white, pink and lavender blossoms glistening with diamond stamens and embraced by a pair of forest-green leaves. The five sections are realistically handcarved in frosted crysta...(more)
Whimsical gold metalwork dances around rich reddish-orange Mediterranean coral buttons in these festive and colorful mid-century earclips. Comfortable and easy to wear for pierced or non-pierced ears alike, they measure 7/8 inch across.