Rendered in rich 18 karat yellow gold, this lovely blue and green enameled dimensional tulip flower is a nice addition to any bouquet. Three stamens emerge from the top of the flower tipped with glistening green emeralds. The brooch measures 1 /1/4 by 5/8 inches. Made in Italy, circa 1950-60s.
This hand fabricated classic diamond solitaire from the mid-20th century highlights a bright white and sparkling European-cut diamond center stone, weighing .55 carat, with a clarity grade of VS1 and color I. The beautiful stone is set in four carved pointed prongs with the effect that it is floatin...(more)
A smashing just-for-fun ring for connoisseurs of 1960s free-style design. Two rich translucent green, 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 wearable art is exceptionally wel...(more)
A traditional diamond wedding set in platinum features a .67 carat round brilliant cut diamond set in a four prong setting. The diamond is accompanied by a GIA report stating G color, SI1 clarity. The center diamond is flanked by graduating diamonds set in a clean channel setting. A matching wedding...(more)
A dazzling F color VS2 clarity half-carat transitional round brilliant-cut diamond takes center stage, with supporting performances from a quartet of tiny twinklers, in this graceful classic engagement ring, crisply crafted in platinum with lovely trefoil prongs. Finger size 6.
A tailored and sophisticated pair of double sided enameled cufflinks, circa 1950's. Alternating stripes of green and white enamel decorate the simple domed cufflinks.
This is s classic wedding band in platinum, circa 1950's. Seven round brilliant cut diamonds are set in fish tail prongs across the top of the band. A perfect match with your mid-century diamond engagement ring. Stamped 'Wesselton' for Wesselton Diamond and Ring Company, New York.
Imagine yourself as royalty when you wear this crowned-opal and diamond ring. Flames of red, blue and green dance through the light-grey opal, topped by .20 carats of sparkling, rose-cut diamonds. Made of silver over 14 karat gold, this is a ravishing mid-century Georgian-retrospective treasure for...(more)
Big, bold and beautiful, this fabulous, multidimensional, 1950s-60s vintage diamond corsage brooch sparkles with over 200 bright-white, high quality diamonds, totaling 11.00 carats. Finely crafted in 18K yellow and white gold, and measuring an impressive 2 and 1/16 by 1 and 5/8 inches, this festiv...(more)
This extraordinary and sumptuous bracelet from the 1950's - 60's, finely crafted platinum, features 24 carats of ultra-sparkling, bright-white, high quality diamonds beautifully arrayed in a gently graduating vine motif, with pear shape and marquise shaped diamonds representing the leaves on the vin...(more)
Superbly crafted in gleaming 18K white gold - circa 1950s - this gorgeous band ring curves over your finger with an explosive splash of bright white baguette and round brilliant-cut diamonds, arrayed in three sparkling rows leading to an elegantly fanned, upper ring shank. 1.00 carat total weight of...(more)
A double row of 11 highly textured 14K pear-shaped links (22 total), each centered with a sparkling white European-cut diamond (evidently extracted and repurposed from an early-20th-century piece of jewelry), comprise this bold and beautiful high-fashion bracelet, dating from the mid-20th century. E...(more)
This bird of a different feather, with sparkling diamond and ruby eyes, two-tone blue enameled wings and gleaming textured gold plumage, has stumped ornithologists worldwide. She would love to survey the terrestrial goings on whilst perched on your lapel. She measures 1 3/4 by 1 3/8 inches and has b...(more)
This delicately detailed vintage engagement ring elegantly presents a bright and brilliant .35 carat transitional European-cut diamond. The diamond is symmetrically adorned on all four sides with distinctive white gold bead work and is flanked on either side with classic Art Deco bullet-shape, diamo...(more)
A blinding blizzard of over 11 carats of icy-white, round brilliant, marquise and baguette diamonds, of the highest quality, join forces to create this dynamic ultra-dazzler, dating back to the 1950s-60s. The multidimensional, paisley-shaped array of overlapping diamonds serve as the background for ...(more)
Sometimes referred to as a 'spaghetti bracelet', this classic and festive adornment, from Italy (of course) glitters and gleams with 9 separate, textured strands of rich 18K gold. 7 3/8 inches by about 1/2 inch wide. Bellissima!
A sparkling pinwheel comprised of blinding bright-white diamond feathers make for the most magnificent and mesmerizing corsage brooch ever! Measuring an impressive 2 and 5/8 inches, this opulent, multi-dimensional ornament contains 20 carts of high-color round and baguette diamonds, and each articul...(more)
Reputedly custom crafted during the 1960s-early-70s by a moonlighting V.C.A. work master, in the exact, iconic VCA design, this fabulous and festive foliate brooch, with matching earrings, will brighten any occasion. The brooch sparkles in every direction with 107 high color and quality round brill...(more)
A dazzling fireworks display of super sparkling, bright-white, high-quality, round full-cut and baguette diamonds - totaling 14.50 carats - explodes in the center of this stunning and extravagantly glamorous 5-strand pearl bracelet, dating from the mid-20th century. The centerpiece measures an impre...(more)
Charming and unusual 1960s-70s vintage fashion earrings rendered in hand carved orangy-salmon coral, accented with a flash of full-cut diamonds, and set in 14K yellow gold. Signed Trio. 15/16 by 5/8 inch.
We've encountered few, if any, carved jade earrings to rival this fabulous pair, comprised of four luscious, bright green, natural jades: one pair of 1 and 1/8 inch long carvings surmounted by another pair of round buttons, connected by a gold chain. If desired, the 2 and 1/2 inch long earrings can ...(more)
A lithe and supple 18K white gold mesh ribbon culminates in a sparkling diamond-framed timepiece by the world's most celebrated watchmaker - Patek Phillipe. Elegant and festive, the 6-inch long by 3/4 inch wide bracelet fits a petite wrist. 22 fine white diamonds total .65 carats. 18 jewel, 5 positi...(more)
Sumptuous, regal elegance radiates indisputably from this hand fabricated platinum ring. Starring a sensational, electric blue, elongated sapphire cabochon, weighing just shy of 13 carats, and surrounded with a sparkling halo of bright white matching marquise-cut brilliant diamonds totaling 3.50 ca...(more)
A gorgeous matched pair of carved natural-color jadeites, ranging in color from translucent white along the edges to vibrant apple-green in the center, suspend from small, rich-green round cabochons, framed in 18 karat white gold, in these stunning and exotic 2-inch-long earrings - circa 1950. Super...(more)
This Burmese jade, hinged bangle bracelet varies in color form a translucent pastel lavender transcending into pale green to white. The 14k yellow gold hinging mechanism is hand fabricated and engraved with a secure screw mechanism. There is an ethereal quality to this rather petite bangle bracelet,...(more)
A sexy and sparkling necklace for fancy occasions, hand crafted in platinum and designed in a timeless swag or garland style. The opulent, yet tasteful necklace scintillates seductively with a shining array of baguette, round, marquise and pear shape diamonds - totaling 15 carats. The center swag is...(more)
Strong design elements from decades apart merge to create a stunningly elegant sculpture conceived in the late-1940s early-1950s. The brooch is a combination of hand-fabricated, diamond encrusted, platinum tendrils, meticulously hand crafted and tooled with hand engraving and fine milgrain detailing...(more)
This 18k yellow gold Westie Terrier was designed by one of the most sought after and collectable American designers, Herbert Rosenthal, originally designing for Tiffany & Co. The whimsical, yet impeccably crafted brooch was typical of his artistry. Our show quality terrier is adorned with a wh...(more)
A shimmering moonstone is orbited by twelve smaller celestial bodies (synthetic sapphire that is) in this very lovely and very wearable mid-century just-for-fun ring. The top measures 11/16 by 5/6 inch; ring size 6 1/2.
A sleek and supple 1950s vintage serpentine necklace measuring 16 1/4 inches long by 3/16 inch wide. Classic.
From mid-twentieth century Germany (1963 to be precise), a 16 inch long and lovely lariat style necklace composed of lithe and supple 14K yellow gold mesh ribbon neatly folded into a center bow.
This whimsical masked fox is an iconic tribute from the 1950s. The sculpture is meticulously rendered and textured in gleaming 18K yellow gold with hand-finished detailing making the fur shimmer from every angle. The fox is guaranteed to bring a smile to anyone who catches the sparkle of its ruby ey...(more)
A whimsical adornment from the 1950s, conjuring childhood memories of those happy times under the big top, waiting for the clown to appear on stage from behind the curtains (or did I see that in a movie?). This colorful mirth maker is brightly enameled with white face, classic red nose and lips, and...(more)
This mondo-groovy example of art jewelry 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 (one for e...(more)
A 1950s vintage band ring to wear alone or compliment your vintage engagement ring. A double-row of small single-cut diamonds glitter across the top of your finger, terminating in a striking arrowhead motif leading to a sleek knife-edged ring shank. Platinum, 3/16 inch wide, ring size 6.
Bold and ebullient ear baubles bubbling over with a colorful cornucopia of juicy gemstones, including: rubies, sapphires, aquamarines, citrines and tourmalines, totaling 25 carats. Fun and festive showstoppers, circa 1950s, measuring a sizable 1 1/4 by 7/8 inches.
A whimsical bow tied wise guy, cleverly crafted in two-tone 14K yellow gold, bright green chrysoprase and with sparkling diamond eyebrows. A real hoot. 1 1/4 by 1 inch.
With a timepiece like this who cares if you're running a little late? This mid-century vintage bracelet watch, crafted in platinum, glitters all around your wrist with an array of bright-white and beautiful marquise, baguette and round diamonds - totaling 3.30 carats. For a petite wrist, this lovely...(more)
A rare sighting: A turquoise breasted, golden crested, red-eyed Robin! A sweet tweet! 18K yellow gold, 1 3/4 by 1 1/4 inches. Circa 1960s.
Crafted in platinum, circa 1950, a central row of bright green emeralds glistens slightly above and between two sparkling rows of bright white round brilliant-cut diamonds in this very cheerful triple-band ring. The size 5 1/2+ ring splits on top of the shank into a lovely trefoil design.
A translucent, marbleized, apple green Burmese jade oval cabochon is crowned with stylized golden leaves in this delightful mid-century pendant. A colorful yet sophisticated low-key look. Accompanied by a Stone Group Lab gemological report indicating the jade to be natural, untreated and of Burmese ...(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)
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.
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 sparkling, modestly proportioned, illusion-set diamond is presented in white gold between sleekly scooped yellow gold shoulders punctuated with white gold rosettes in this darling and distinctive mid-century vintage engagement ring rendered in two-tone gold. Ring size 5 3/4.
A bold and beautiful bauble featuring a lavender-purple faceted oval amethyst comfortably nestled in an elaborately designed and rendered bombe mounting evocative of the work of Buccellatti. The Italianate mounting is crafted in rose gold and darkened silver punctuated with a half dozen glittering ...(more)
Two halves of natural jade make a whole bangle bracelet, hinged and clasped in 14K yellow gold adorned with hand engraved foliate designs. The top half displays a white-to-lavender background marbled with bright apple green; the bottom half is mostly white with light green highlights. This amply siz...(more)
A faceted round sapphire, weighing 1.10 carats, casts an enchanting violet-pink pastel glow between a pair of sparkling mirror-image diamond flares, in this uniquely beautiful vintage platinum ring dating from the second or third quarter of the last century. Ring size 4 3/4.
A double row of illusion-set single-cut diamonds, punctuated with engraved florets on each end, create a continuous flash and sparkle across your finger in this mid-twentieth century wedding band, crafted in gleaming 14K white gold. Wear it alone or to compliment your vintage engagement ring. Ring s...(more)
This mid-twentieth century sparkler flashes across your finger five bright-white, high-quality round brilliant-cut diamonds, punctuated on each end with a sixth and seventh set atop the size 6 3/4 knife-edged ring shank.
This sparkling, splendorous and very colorful 28 inch sapphire and 18 karat white gold neckchain glistens with fifty natural sapphires totaling approximately 75 carats (!). The sapphires span virtually the entire color spectrum (of sapphires, that is) and include: dark, medium and light blue; light ...(more)
A bright and sparkling bright-white European-cut diamond, weighing .17 carat, is framed with a square box setting of white gold centered in a fluted gold size 6 engagement ring. Circa 1940s-50s.
Eight sparkling, and slightly tapering transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamonds, punctuated at each end with a smaller diamond atop the size 5 1/2 ring shank, create a slender flash across your finger in this vintage platinum wedding band dating from the 1950s.
This relatively petite cluster or flower ring works beautifully as a somewhat unconventional engagement ring. Nine bright-white sparklers, set in platinum, join forces to create this darling mid-twentieth century dazzler in a ring size 6. The top measures 7/16 inch wide.
A vibrant melange of cool pastel colors, highlighted with flashes of orange around the edges, shimmer and glow in this entrancing 6 carat opal. The colorful gemstone is bezel-set and framed in high-polished white gold punctuated with eight evenly spaced round brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling three-q...(more)
This impressive mid-century sparkler, substantially handcrafted in platinum - circa 1950s - is crowned with a bright-white and sparkling European-cut diamond, weighing .45 carats. The scintillating stone is embellished on all sides by a glittering array of single-cut diamonds and shines between a pa...(more)
Sparkling splashy sprays of bright-white round brilliant and baguette diamonds radiate from a pair of one carat each, rich royal blue round faceted sapphires, anchored by a pair of round diamonds, in these glamorous, festive and sizable (1 1/8 inch high) mid-twentieth century vintage earrings, craft...(more)
A pair of twinkling hearts are interlinked by a rolling row of tiny twinklers in this darling little vintage ring, crafted in two-tone 9K gold, hence presumably of British origin. Ring size 5 3/4.
A super-sparkling, icy-white round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing .59 carat and accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating E color - VS2 clarity, is presented in a sleekly styled platinum and diamond engagement ring - circa 1950s. The angled shoulders each glisten with a trio of single-cut...(more)
A striking mid-twentieth century gent's ring rendered in glorious blue & white. A rich royal blue round faceted sapphire, weighing 1.82 carats, radiates between two pair of round diamonds in this artfully sculpted, multi-dimensional mounting substantially crafted in bright 14K white gold. In a s...(more)
Mirror image swirls of gleaming gold and and glistening diamonds embrace a bezel-set 2.50 carat electric Caribbean blue zircon in this distinctive and dynamic mid-century dazzler. The diamonds are set in white gold, ring size 8 1/4.
Here's something refreshingly different in a mid-century blue zircon ring. A dazzling electric turquoise gemstone is triple framed in, from inside out, fine twisted rope, a strand of small freshwater pearls and a kinetic wave design. Looping wire shoulders add a fanciful flourish to this colorful, s...(more)
A glittering and glamorous mid-twentieth century bangle bracelet, hand crafted in platinum and bursting with 6.00 carats of bright-white and sparkling round and marquise diamonds. Each side of the bracelet is composed of four distinct diamond-set design elements: a trefoil motif, a flower, a fleur-d...(more)
Just about the coolest and chicest (is that a word?) Retro bracelet watch we've ever seen. This moderne streamline beauty is entirely crafted in platinum, including the springy (expandable) gaspipe style bracelet. The sleekly styled center sparkles with a flash of bright-white single-cut diamonds se...(more)
The Art Deco Retrospective design of this ring blends a square angular center sparkling with a .18 carat brilliant cut diamond with stylized diamond shapes on each side all in white gold atop a 14 karat yellow gold gallery and shank. A great looking wearable ring in a size 6 1/2.
A zircon sun shines within an elliptical orbit in this Modern-Retro brooch. Simple and sleek in a rosy 10 karat yellow gold. Simply out of this world.
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.
Something old and something new(ish).... a sparkling, high-quality .37 carat antique mine cut diamond found a new home circa 1950 in this pristine and charming white gold engagement ring. Set in lovely trefoil prongs, with glittering single-cut diamonds artfully spaced further apart on the shoulders...(more)
The prettiest palest pink coral (a.k.a. 'angel skin') alternates with nearly a carat of dazzling, bright-white diamonds in these stunning 1960s vintage earclips that curve gracefully against the ear. Bellissima! Superbly crafted in rich 18 karat gold, these earrings measure 1 1/8 inches by 1 inch.
Gorgeous clip earrings, rendered in a stylized leaf motif, with fabulous fifties flair. A half carat of bright, deep-green emeralds are surrounded by 1.15 carats of dazzling white diamonds in these wonderful, nature inspired earrings crafted in crisp platinum. They measure 1 1/8 inches by 5/8 inch.
A highly cool example of the Mid-Century Brutalist art movement crossing paths with the groovy jeweler's benchcraft. A moody, bluish-gray thundercloud-colored quartz, with mesmerizing chatoyantcy, is featured in this richly textured, 18 karat yellow gold, hand-sculpted ring. A unique and artistic t...(more)
A fun and fashionable, with a touch of the exotic, necklace and earrings suite composed of 26 elliptical, natural color, hand carved jade beads alternating with as many 18K yellow gold and black onyx rondelles, plus a pair of black onyx flames crowning the earrings. The jade, which is accompanied by...(more)
A bright-white, high-quality round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing a third of a carat, sparkles from within an 18k white gold setting atop a sleekly sculpted Art Deco ring shank artfully rendered in contrasting 14k yellow gold. Circa late-1930s-1950s, in a finger size 7 1/2.
A darling vintage engagement ring - circa 1950 - gleaming with a bright and lively .30 carat transitional European-cut diamond. The navette shape mounting is embossed with tiny flowers; a pair of tiny single-cut diamonds, set in navette shape settings, flank the center stone. Crafted in 14 karat whi...(more)
A fiery, faceted, round, amber-orange Madeira citrine emits an electric sparkle from within a tri-color gold filigree setting. The 1930s vintage ring is die-struck and hand finished with five (somewhat unusual versus the common six) decorative compass points. A hand-engraved wheat motif adorns the u...(more)
A luscious deep lavender-pink sapphire cushion, weighing 4.08 carats, is this star of this exquisitely ornamented solitaire ring. Inclusions indicate no heat but we did not have it verified with an outside lab report. Hallmarks tell us this beautiful ring was masterfully handcrafted in lustrous pla...(more)
A cheerful finishing touch for your lapel, this circa 1940s bow brooch is from the esteemed jeweler Cartier. Finely handcrafted in green and rose gold, with a glittering pale-blue square aquamarine at its center. Signed CARTIER. Measures 2 1/8 inches by 1 1/4 inches.
This handmade mid-century bracelet showcases three exceptionally well-matched natural untreated Burmese navette-shaped jades, with richly saturated apple-green hues, centering infinity motif links rendered in fourteen karat yellow gold. The length of the bracelet is 6 1/2 inches and would be perfect...(more)
Since the 1700s women have been resetting diamonds to make them fit contemporary fashion trends. This stunning platinum vintage diamond engagement ring was designed during the mid-20th century, yet features an antique, early-European-cut diamond cut in the late Victorian time period. A bit of old me...(more)
A matched pair of sleekly modeled, electric-green emerald-cut tourmalines are nestled at the base of sizzling platinum and diamond flames in these chic and shining earrings dating back to the 1950s-60s. Just a smidgin shy of 1 inch.
An adorable roaring, or perhaps yawning, black and white striped tiger cub ring crafted in warm and sunny 14k yellow gold. An especially expressive pet thanks to lovely enamel details, like apple-green eyes and a red tongue and forehead. A marvelous sculptural ring that measures just over a 1/2 inch...(more)
A distinguished couple - perhaps the king and queen of an exotic medieval North African kingdom - with their noble visages masterfully handcarved in onyx, are attired in full royal regalia strikingly and stunningly rendered in diamonds, rubies, emeralds and 18K yellow gold in this dramatic and amply...(more)
A beautifully proportioned, deeply saturated, electric sky blue aquamarine, measuring just over 13 carats, glistens gloriously between a pair of fanciful, diamond-set, sash motif shoulders in this exemplary mid-century vintage bauble. The hand fabricated platinum mounting is graced with an artfully ...(more)
By the renowned Swiss watchmaker - Girard Perregaux, circa 1960s, comes this sleek, chic and stylish 14K gold bracelet rendered in a lithe and supple tripart mesh design. The diamond framed center section flips open to reveal the hidden timepiece. 7 1/4 inches long by 3/4 inch wide. 17 jewel movemen...(more)
Giftwrap your ears in these fun and festive bow earrings, beautifully crafted in gleaming ribbons of rich 18K yellow gold during the fabulous 40s or 50s. The centers glisten with tiny electric-red synthetic rubies which are original to the pieces and the period. 1 1/8 inches by 3/4 inch.
A cool and refreshing pair of deep turquoise blue emerald-cut aquamarines, totaling 15 carats, are crowned with sparkling Art Deco (influenced) flair in these radiant, yet restrained, mid-century vintage earclips. Platinum; 11/16 by 7/16 inch.
This chic, magnifique and quite sizable (2 3/4 by 2 1/4 inches) bow brooch, by way of mid-twentieth century France, is masterfully composed of a lithe and supple golden ribbon that freely moves at the lower left and then stiffens at the knot. The ribbon is overlaid, and culminates at t...(more)
This classic, streamlined platinum and diamond engagement ring dates back to the 1940s-1950s. A gorgeous, bright European-cut diamond, weighing .55 carats, sparkles loud and proud from between a slender pair of shimmering tapered baguette diamonds. A tantalizing traditional treasure in finger size 4...(more)
A pair of placid pale-blue emerald-cut aquamarines, together weighing 11.00 carats, are embraced and enhanced by stylized golden flames or leaves in these eminently wearable and always fashionable ear clips dating back to the 1950s.
Parallel rows of glittering white diamonds to wear solo or to lend some extra zing to your beautiful vintage diamond engagement ring (purchased from Lang, of course). The arrowhead sides seamlessly transition into a sleek knife-edge ring shank. Crafted in sturdy and shiny 14K white gold - circa 1950...(more)
Take this golden bicycle for a ride (on your shoulder or lapel). With a sparkling diamond seat and black enamel tires that go round and round and round ... 1 1/2 inches by 15/16 inch and the ideal light weight for racing.
An engagingly told shaggy dog story in the form of an adorable 18K yellow gold brooch with a spiderweb veined turquoise body, a pearl nose and a turquoise eye. This playful puppy comes fully trained and makes for a perfect pet. Circa 1960. 1 1/2 by 1 1/4 inches.
A dazzling 1.04 carat european-cut diamond with a J color VVS1 clarity GIA report is showcased to glorious effect in this charming vintage ring, crafted mid-twentieth century in elegant 1920s style, by Wallach Jewelry Manufacturers of California. In lustrous platinum, accented with sweet bezel-set m...(more)
Carmen Miranda would have loved these sweet and juicy tutti-frutti earrings centering on a translucent green cabochon emerald embellished with a sparkling floral spray of diamonds, cabochon rubies and sapphires. (If you're too young to know who Carmen Miranda is...Google her!) Color your world (and ...(more)
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, now presenting in the center ring - the colorful Jojo the Clown and his golden unicycle! Amusingly rendered 14K yellow gold and multi-color enamel, 2 and 1/16 inch high. Circa 1960. Yes, the wheel goes round.
Got cheese? This cool and slightly daft cartoon creature seems to be begging for a morsel of Gruyere, or smoked Gouda perhaps? He's realistically rendered (if you're hallucinating) in 18K gold and shaded golden, brown and white enamel and stands 1 and 3/4 inch tall.
This fun and fascinating, fabulous fifties ring is a work of modern jewelry art. The bombe shaped bauble is meticulously (and substantially) hand crafted in platinum with randomly layered miniature pick-up sticks, dotted with single-cut diamonds and crowned with a rich vibrant green, high-crowned em...(more)
This wild, whimsical and arty brooch - circa 1940s-50s - looks great in any position (standing, sitting, lying down ...). But seriously folks - this very hip, multi-dimensional, asymmetrical jewel - composed of the highly unusual combination of green and rose gold, (sizable) garnets and a single moo...(more)
This chic, high-style 1940s-50s cocktail ring also works perfectly well as an individualistic engagement ring. Either way, however, this stunning platinum jewel, composed of a sparkling array of bright-white transitional round brilliant-cut, single-cut and baguette diamonds, makes a fabulous and fa...(more)
Nothing is merrier than a terrier, as this splendid pin makes clear. Substantial and superbly handcrafted, the wiry coat of this little charmer is in fact 18k gold wire, accented with onyx eyes and nose. As cute as can be at 7/8 inch.
Put on a happy face! All sitting members of the Seven Japanese Gods of Fortune, a/k/a the Seven Lucky Gods, are duly accounted for in this extra-charming, joyful and colorful bracelet depicting from left to right: Hotei - God of Happiness; Jurojin - God of Long Life; Daikoku - G...(more)
A bright, colorful and sparkling, 4 carat Caribbean blue zircon is the centerpiece of this striking hand-fabricated flower or pinwheel brooch with petals composed of shimmering baroque pearls over a solid backing of rich 14 karat gold. Unique and beautiful! Mid-20th century, 1 1/2 inches in diameter...(more)
A sizable, frosty pale blue emerald-cut aquamarine shimmers gloriously in its icy white gold and diamond setting in this circa 1940s-50s cocktail ring. Pretty details - diamond-studded crescents abutting rolled shoulders and a fluted gallery - add to the charm and stylish sophistication. The aqua al...(more)
A gorgeous, faceted, elongated oval aquamarine, weighing 6.52 carats and displaying a rich swimming pool-blue color, is enhanced on each side with three small round diamonds, two of which glisten from a teardrop-shape setting, in this sleek and sparkling just-for-fun ring, circa 1950s. The top of th...(more)
Cheerful, highly stylized flower or pinwheel design clip earrings with bright-white sparkling diamond centers and a spray of baguette diamonds. Beautifully crafted with great dimensionality in gleaming, mirror-like, 14 karat white gold. These fabulous late-Retro ear clips measure an impressive 1 1/4...(more)
Like beautifully wrapped parcels secured with sparkling diamond seals, these cheerful and whimsical earrings, circa 1940s-50s, add panache to any ensemble, day or night. Measure 3/4 inch square.
Platinum cornucopia spray motif earrings scintillating with an artful array of bright-white marquise, baguette and round brilliant-cut diamonds totaling 2.70 carats. These fun and splashy mid-century earrings measure 1 inch by 5/8 inch. Clip backs can easily be converted to posts.
A dragon, a Buddah's Hand, a gourd and/or peach are among the symbols of good luck, fortune, health and prosperity which inhabit this double sided carved jadeite pendant, crowned in gleaming 14K yellow gold and gradating in color from translucent ivory white to mossy green. The pendant measures 2 a...(more)
A glorious, deeply saturated, lavender-pink oval sapphire, weighing 3.64 carats, glistens and glows in this gorgeous estate ring finely crafted in platinum. The enchanting gemstone is elegantly presented between two pairs of bright-white and shimmering tapered baguette diamonds, set side by side. Ra...(more)
A classic Mid-Century illusion-style diamond engagement ring. The center .12 carat European-cut diamond is set with four prongs in an illusion-style so the diamond presents much larger. Two small accent diamonds twinkle on either side. A vintage charmer in size 6.
'Let love and friendship reign' is the sentiment traditionally accompanying these romantic love tokens, which date back as far as the Middle Ages in Northern Europe. This very pretty and sparkling example is of mid-to-late-20th century vintage and is beautifully crafted in 14 karat gold. Paved with ...(more)
A striking and well made diamond bracelet from the 1960’s-70's. The bracelet features three rows of staggered stylized dog bone (or bow tie) shape links composed of rich 18k yellow gold and contrasting white gold. 2.10 carats in sparkling, high-quality, round brilliant-cut diamonds embellish the w...(more)
A vintage dinner or cocktail (or both) ring featuring a central sparkling European-cut diamond, weighing two-thirds of a carat, set with a pair of baguette diamonds top and bottom and a curvy ribbon of diamonds set on each side, for a total diamond weight of 1.50 carats. 14K white gold. Ring size 4 ...(more)
Utterly delightful and eminently wearable garnet drop earrings, crafted sometime during the last century in emulation of antique eastern European Bohemian garnet jewels. 1 1/4 inches long, gilded metal.
A stunning work of jewelry art in the form of a colorful thistle flower. Translucent, glowing green hand carved chrysoprase serves as the leaves and flower head which, in turn is crowned by a fluted amethyst. The prickly stem sparkles with tiny rose-cut diamonds. This'll bring a smile! 2 3/4 ...(more)
A rich, deep vermillion red, Mediterranean coral button, measuring 11 millimeters (about 3/8 inch), crowns an ornate foliate and geometric motif frame, rendered in two-tone (yellow and rose) 14K gold. Circa 1940s-50s. The size 5 3/4 ring measures 3/4 inch across.
From a polite distance, this .20 carat center baguette diamond ring appears considerably larger (at least half-a-carat), due to a cleverly, and effectively designed 'illusion' setting. The softly beveled rectangular center is flanked on each side with a small baguette diamond shimmering on each shou...(more)
A spectacular, singular and showstopping diamond bracelet with an exotic pedigree. Twenty-eight carats of bright-white and sparkling round diamonds culminate in the center with sprays of baguettes and is masterfully handcrafted in platinum with 'spring wire' that wraps snug around and wrist and clos...(more)
Both you and your ring will be the life of the party when you light up the room with this stunning and sensational, high-profile sparkler. This bold bombe shaped bauble is composed of alternating swirls of baguette and pave-set full-cut diamonds, totaling 3.00 carats, culminating in a bright and bea...(more)
This sleekly fashioned, mid-century band ring, crafted in platinum circa 1950s, gently curves across your finger with three glistening rows of round single-cut diamonds punctuated on each side with chevron-shaped terminals that seamlessly flow into the ring shank. A streamlined sparkler. Ring size 6...(more)
A high quality H color VS1 clarity 1/3 carat European-cut diamond shines bright and larger than expected in the center of this illusion-style mid-century engagement ring. Each side is accented with a small diamond. Vintage charm. Ring size 8.
A sleek, supple and supremely stylish, high-quality, rosy-yellow 18 karat gold wide bracelet that drapes beautifully. Crafted circa 1940s-50s, of slinky gold mesh alternating with a high-relief design of sculptural gold bars punctuated with gleaming spheres. With a well-concealed box clasp and doubl...(more)
A dazzling 3/4 carat European-cut diamond is set in sculpted trefoil prongs and attended by sparkling diamond-studded shoulders in this pretty and classic vintage engagement ring that stacks beautifully with a wedding band. Crafted in bright platinum, in a finger size 6.
A ribbon of gold intersected with a square watch bordered in diamonds shows off the 1940s retro style. A diagonal line of three diamonds set into square shapes sprinkled on each side completes the design. The watch has a mechanical movement, a silvery white dial, small square markers for the hours...(more)
A big beautiful confetti colored bauble by one of America's premier high-end jewelry manufacturers - Hammerman Brothers of NY, NY. A gorgeous 14.00 carat opal, displaying a multi-chromatic palette of glowing pastel colors, is framed with 2.00 carats of bright-white and sparkling round brilliant-cut ...(more)
Spiky and weighty (2 1/3 oz!) creatures of the deep are magnificently rendered in matte-finished 18 karat gold in this classic Tiffany & Co. brooch and earring suite - circa 1960s. Whilst strolling down Fifth Avenue they magically transform from sea urchins into street urchins!. The brooch measu...(more)
A sleek and stylish diamond engagement ring, hailing from the mid-20th century, circa fabulous fifties. A bright-white and shining .60 carat European-cut diamond sparkles between a pair of shimmering straight baguette diamonds, followed closely by a pair of twinkling single-cut diamonds. Crafted in ...(more)
3.50 carats of bright-white diamond dew drops glisten night and day atop this delightful, mid-century vintage leaf brooch with matching earrings. These jewels are superbly hand made with platinum-topped 14K yellow gold wire work. Lovely. The brooch measures 2 inches by 1 inch and the earrings measur...(more)
Explore other worlds with this stellar, supersonic platinum and diamond rocket ship brooch. 7.00 carats of round brilliant and baguette diamonds emit a galactic glow. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to appreciate the novel beauty of this moderne space-age marvel. 3 1/2 inches in length. Blast-...(more)
This fabulous, utterly UNforgettable forget-me-knot brooch by the venerable Tiffany & Co features shimmering moonstone petals and sparkling royal blue sapphires atop gleaming 14k rose gold stems and artfully sculpted 14k yellow gold leaves. A circa 1940s treasure. Measures 3 1/4 inches by 1 3/4 ...(more)
A stunning modern fashion ring featuring a sizable cabochon coral (3/4 inch by 9/16 inch), displaying a rich salmon color. The ocean gem is embraced on each side by slender diamond-set crescents sparkling atop a sleekly styled, finger-hugging mounting superbly crafted in satin-finished 18K white gol...(more)
Nine diamonds sparkle across the top of this mid-century 3mm wedding band. A perfect match for a sleek and elegant modern engagement ring.
A lithe and supple 'gaspipe' style necklace culminates in a pair of glowing blue-flash moonstone centered celestial bodies radiating with glistening blue triangle sapphires. A smaller sun, or star, is orbited by sparkling transitional European-cut diamonds and serves as a slightly adjustable slide-c...(more)
A modestly sized, but immodestly sparkling, bright-white modern brilliant-cut diamond presents considerably larger due to an artfully fashioned 'illusion' setting in this otherwise straightforward, traditional engagement ring of mid-twentieth century vintage. The ring is crafted in two-tone (white o...(more)
Eight sparkling round brilliant-cut diamonds, slightly graduating in size, flash across your finger in this straightforward and classic compliment to your engagement ring. One-third-of-a-carat, 14 karat white gold.
A light pastel-gray cabochon sapphire, weighing about 8.00 carats and displaying a distinct six-legged star (a gemological phenomenon known as asterism,) is accompanied by a pair of small triangle-set diamonds in this handsomely sculpted gent's ring crafted in gleaming and sturdy 14 karat white gold...(more)
Hail to her majesty the Queen! The youngest and most powerful member of the royal family reigns from a billowy freshwater pearl and diamond throne, with quill pen in hand, having just signed an important proclamation, the title of which reads "Exclusive". She sports a ruby, diamond and sapphire crow...(more)
A bright and billowy, orangy-pink saddle shape coral nestles between gleaming bamboo branches and leaves in this cheerful and whimsical mid-century bauble, hand fabricated in 14 karat gold. This ring is a size 5 and unfortunately cannot be sized.
This time-honored and traditional diamond engagement ring, dating from the 1940s~early '50s, glistens with a bright and shining old European-cut diamond weighing .59 carats. The diamond is aided and abetted on each side with a tiny pair of twinkling single-cut diamonds set in artfully fashioned illu...(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)
Undulating waves composed of sparkling full-cut and shimmering baguette diamonds splash all around your finger in this fabulous mid-century vintage wedding band, hand fabricated in platinum with almost 2.00 carats of bright-white diamonds. An unsizable 6 1/4 (plus), 1/4 inch wide.
Ten spherical yellow gold hollow beads, set all around with tiny turquoise half-beads of varying hues, join hands to create this fanciful, fun and exotic mid-century bracelet. Two pairs of smaller spheres dangle from the side or await to be made into matching earrings - your choice. 14 karat yellow...(more)
Now here's a queen-size pearl! 17.70 millimeters in fact. This magnificent 'frutta de mare' is seated atop a substantial royal throne of platinum, each side adorned with a wide stripe of graduated baguette diamonds bordered by round brilliant-cut diamonds - totaling 3.00 carats. The bright-white Sou...(more)
This singular, sensational and sizable moonstone and diamond ring hails from the 1930s-1940s and was conceived with late-nineteenth century Victorian style in mind. The glowing 'blue flash' gemstone is held aloft by thirteen lightly sculpted coronet prongs and is encircled by seventeen sparkling Eur...(more)
Evoking stylized sheaves of wheat cinched with diamonds, these chic and exuberant - circa 1960s - earclips are finely crafted in rich 18 karat gold. Fourteen glittering single-cut diamonds add a touch of refinement and sparkle. 1 1/4 inches long by 3/4 of an inch wide.
This sturdy and beautifully made bangle bracelet hails from Birmingham, England in the 1960s, but expertly evokes classic Victorian style. Embellished with sweeping scrolls and delicate foliate motifs, this elegant bracelet is both stylish and easy to wear. In gleaming 9 karat gold, stamped with Eng...(more)
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! Ring size 5.
This is a classic example of an engagement ring from the Mid-Century. A .46 carat European-cut diamond is set traditionally with four claw prongs and three small diamonds down each shoulder. Two-tone 14 karat gold with a knife-edge shank. Ring size 6.
In this stunning ring a swirl of bright and dazzling round and baguette diamonds embrace the star of the show: a ravishing 1.24 carat deep-red ruby with an AGL report stating it has not been heat treated and is of Burmese origin. Beautifully hand-fabricated in platinum, this sizzler sits low on the ...(more)
From 1940s-1950s Italy comes this fun and festive Retro bracelet in radiant 18 karat rose gold. Five gleaming strands, three of which terminate in dancing diamond-set yellow gold tassels, are adjustable in length by means of a sparkling diamond and sapphire buckle clasp in contrasting white gold (th...(more)
This is a classic channel-set band crafted in platinum. Seven high-quality round brilliant-cut diamonds are nestled in a channel across the top of the finger with a touch of milgrain detailing. A knife-edge shank finishes the band. Circa 1947.
This bold and handsome mid-century conversation piece features a very unusual center stone: a black cat's-eye cabochon diopside! This very interesting gemstone exhibits excellent chatoyancy - the phenomenon that gives it the cat's-eye effect, and it is classically presented between a sparkling pair ...(more)
These very cool and distinctive retro cufflinks, circa 1950s-1960s, feature a pair of glowing chrysoberyl cat's eyes framed in small sparkling diamonds set in white gold. The cat's eyes and diamonds are set atop a curved and convex oval plaque, rendered in contrasting yellow gold, finished with a sh...(more)
From high upon his philosopher's branch a very wise old owl is watching and contemplating human folly in this artfully sculpted brooch - circa 1960s. His feathers are rendered in highly textured 18 karat gold, his eyes sparkle with emeralds and diamonds, and his branch is made of actual wood. A real...(more)
This beautiful, large-scale (1 1/8 inch by 1 1/16 inch) bauble, more than likely of mid-twentieth century Italian origin, serves up a deep reddish-orange, or vermillion, coral button, measuring 11 millimeters, or 5/8 inch across, on a sparkling diamond shell. This high-profile and high-style ring is...(more)
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, dress or jacket lapel. Consummately and substantially rendered in 18 karat yellow gold and platinum (and emerald eyes), French...(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 inches by 1 1/4 inches.
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 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 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.
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)
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. Ring size 6.
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. Ring size 7.
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)
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
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.
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)
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 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 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!
These cool and artsy mid-twentieth century ear clips by one of the world's most distinctive jewelers - Marsh and Company, formerly of San Francisco - have attained classic status. Crafted in their signature blackened steel, a pair of shimmering cultured pearls, surmounted by sparkling diamond flower...(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 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.
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 and Company. As a testament to the uncompromising ...(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)
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)
An adorable diamond solitaire in 14 karat yellow gold from the 1950s. The center old mine-cut diamond weighs approximately .20 carats and is set with illusion-style triple-cornered prongs. In a finger size 5 3/4.
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 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.
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.
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, in a size 6.
Three sparkling rows of diamonds, the center row being slightly raised, comprises this bright and beautiful mid-century band ring - circa 1950s. Classic. Ring size 7 1/4.
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)
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)
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)
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 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)
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)
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, in a finger...(more)
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)
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.
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 modestly 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 acco...(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!
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)
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! Ring size 10 1/4.
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 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)
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 an inc...(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)
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. Ring size 7 1/4.
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. Ring size 6.
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.
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 streamlined Art Deco-inspired engagement ring created in the 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 w...(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)
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.
A trio of very bright-white and sparkling European-cut diamonds radiate from the top of this deeply carved 'Gypsy' style ring, crafted in 18 karat yellow gold with a graceful leaf and flower motif combined with abstract ornamentation. A marvelous three-stone sparkler, circa 1900. Ring size 10 3/4.
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. Ring size 7 1/2.
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)
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 darling platinum ring from the Mid-Century, but with inspiration from the Art 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. In a finger si...(more)
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 carats. The baguettes are bordered on each side with a row of bright, single-cut diamonds totaling .25 carats - bringing the tot...(more)
Ten old mine-cut diamonds and six tiny, single-cut diamonds, totaling .65 carats, glisten from atop this gently tapered band ring, probably crafted in the 1950s using antique diamonds from the turn-of-the twentieth century. Ring size 8.
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 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.
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 handcrafted platinum mounti...(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)
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.
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)
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 about 5.50 carats. This magnificent diamond radiates from between a pair of giant tapered baguette diamonds, which we estimate to weigh ...(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. Ring size 5.
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 1950s. The diamond is accompanied by a GIA - Gem ...(more)
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 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 carats, shines atop a blazing backdrop of closely-set ('paved') full-cut diamonds. A smile-inducing vintag...(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.
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)
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!
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 inches long, in a finger si...(more)
This show-stopping right-hand fun ring, fabricated sometime in the late 20th century, pays homage to Retro designs of the glamorous 1940s. 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 w...(more)
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 carats - emerald-cut aquamarine displaying a serene liquid pastel-blue hue is artfully presented in a sleek and streamlined 14 karat white gold mounting with sparkling diamond crescents enlivening the shoulders. A cool and refreshing cocktail ring, circa 1950s.
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 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)
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)
Highlight your lobes with floral flair from the fabulous fifties! Shimmering round pearls snuggle with a half carat of bright and glittering diamonds in these stylish earclips. Finely crafted in gleaming 14 karat white gold, measure 7/8".
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 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. In a finger size 10 1/2.
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.
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 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)
A chic, stylish and very useful bracelet composed of closely entwined, fluted textured links crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold. Italy, circa 1960s. 7 1/2 inches by 3/8 inch.
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. Ring size 6 1/4.
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.
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.
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)
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)
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 scal...(more)
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)
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. Ring size 4 1/2.
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)
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.
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.
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 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 1950s 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)
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)
From Mid-Century Italia come these superb earclips, crafted in richly textured and engraved 18k gold (evoking the technique of the renowned jeweler Buccellati) set with gorgeous robin's-egg-blue oval turquoise cabochons. Bellisima! Stamped ITALY and 18k, measure 1 inch long by 9/16 inch wide.
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)
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)
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)
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 1950s is 10 mm wide at the widest point and is perfect as a right-hand ring.
A fabulous, exotic and artistic statement ring from the 1960's, featuring a highly-stylized Art Deco pagoda motif. Crafted in gleaming 14 karat gold, rich velvety malachite and sparkling diamonds, this ultra-cool and sculptural ring is ring is a finger size 6 3/4. Measures_ inch high by_ inch wide.
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!
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 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. Ring size 6 1/4.
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.
This lovely tri-color 14 karat gold ring features a .10 carat round brilliant-cut diamond in a square box head. The diamond is accented by bright rose and yellow gold chevron-shaped appliques. Circa 1940s, in a finger size 4 3/4.
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!
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. In a finger size 7.
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!
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 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.
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.
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 effective when accompanied by this dazzling 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 diamonds embellish the bow, and the baguette-cut diamonds spray above and belo...(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)
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)
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.
Not an hallucination - the real thing! 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.
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)
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.
18K Yellow gold lady's Longines bracelet watch featuring a round dial with gold chapter markers and a double link bracelet. This watch measures 6 3/4 inches long by 5/8 inch 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.
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)
One carat of bright-white and sparkling diamonds light up these celestial 1950s earrings, resembling shooting stars wrapped in crescent moons. Superbly crafted in gleaming 14 karat white gold, measure_by_.
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.
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.
A glorious, large scale Peacock, artfully handcrafted in 14K yellow gold, proudly struts it’s stuff - a bright green tail composed of 22 deep green jade feathers and a cats eye chrysoberyl set wing. He winks with an opal eye, sports a coral top knot and measures an impressive 3 1/2 by 1 5/8 inches...(more)
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)
A charming hand fabricated Orchid pin of good proportions (2" by 1 1/2") depicts the national flower of Venezuela, known as the Flor de Mayo- May flower, Mayito - Little May) and Flor del Nazareno - Flower of the Nazarene. Textured gold leaves with a soft, aged patina further enhanced with nugget st...(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)
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)
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.
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)
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.
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, in a finger size 6.
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)
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)
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)
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 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.
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 thoroughly charming brooch from the legendary San Francisco jewelry and fine arts dealer - Gumps. The rose 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 f...(more)
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! Ring size 6 1/2.
Smart looking cufflinks. Smart as a fox in fact!
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. In a finger size 5.
Twelve bright-green dyed chalcedony 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 ...(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.
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. Ring size 5 3/4.
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)
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 and Company. These rare and wonderful earrings measure about 11/16 inch in diameter and contain o...(more)
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.
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.
This grand and glorious Retro brooch from the glamorous 1940s would be perfectly at home on the shoulder of a screen goddess from Hollywood's Golden Age - in this case however, the gold is imbued with a distinct rose-colored tinge. This beautiful 3-plus inch-long bauble stars a glistening emerald-cu...(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)
The daily double! A matched pair of swimming pool-blue aquamarines glisten diagonally across this wild and wonderful Retro ring dating from the glamorous 1940s. Each of the twin gemstones are crowned with a gleaming yellow gold diamond-set ribbon rising above a rose gold ring shank. This showstoppin...(more)
From 1950s Italy comes this gorgeous and gleaming 1 and 1/8 inch wide bracelet beautifully rendered in 18 karat yellow, white and rose gold.
The gently curved bracelet is composed of a quatrefoil tile-like pattern which is made much more subtle on the top by means of fine engine-engraved texturing. ...(more)
This high-cabochon opal, weighing 6.50 carats, looks as though it came from another planet. Luminous swirls of kaleidoscopic colors seem to float inside a veritable crystal ball - a holograph on your finger. This special opal is embraced on each side by sparkling baguette and bright-white, round bri...(more)
A lovely collectible necklace, bracelet and earrings suite from renowned Danish design atelier Georg Jensen. Fashioned in their signature Art Nouveau style, this gleaming silver suite features a dramatic stylized floral motif and sturdy constuction. The highly wearable bracelet is 7 1/4 inches long,...(more)
A sparkling diamond-set elongated oval top, crafted in 14K white gold, gently curves over your finger in this very lovely and very wearable 1950s vintage band ring. The central row is composed of sparkling full-cut diamonds and the outside rows twinkle with single-cut diamonds. The ring shank is cr...(more)
A circa 1950 engagement ring with Art Deco flair and a bright and sparkling .40 carat transitional round brilliant-cut diamond at its center. Crafted in two-tone 14 karat gold, with glittering accent diamonds in the geometric shoulders and a curvilinear side gallery accented with milgrain engraving;...(more)
A rich green jadeite drop, hand carved with a charming floral motif, is bezel-set in 22 karat yellow gold and crowned with complimentary golden floral arrangement in this delightful necklace by way of mid-20th century China or Hong Kong. The jade bears a certificate from Stone Gemological Laboratory...(more)
A gleaming 1 and 3/8 inch wide jingly-jangly bracelet, crafted during the 1940s-50s in characteristic 18K rosy-yellow gold. The distinctive links suggest highly stylized bow motifs or possibly Victorian doorknockers. A fun and fashionable Retro adornment. 7 1/2 inches.
This sleekly styled bracelet from the 1950s, possibly early-60s, shines front and center with a glistening glacier blue aquamarine measuring 27 carats. The bright and lively, almost square, pastel color gemstone nestles between twinkling diamond-set arrow motifs overlaid atop a gleaming golden brace...(more)
This lovable, if lethargic, creature, rendered in gleaming 18K yellow gold, is dressed up in her finest carapace of diamonds and bright lime-green enamel. Hurry, turtles are fast movers! 1 1/2 inches by 1 inch.
A fabulous and flashy platinum engagement ring from the fabulous and occasionally flashy nineteen fifties. A fiery ice-white round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing .45 carats, blazes from atop a glittering frame of single-cut diamonds with a twinkling trio shining on on each shoulder. Classic 'fisht...(more)
Lucky seven sparkling round brilliant-cut diamonds glitter across your finger and add some extra zest to your vintage engagement ring. Just under one-third of a carat, crafted in gleaming white gold - circa 1950s. Ring size 7 1/2.
A very special and pristine engagement ring crafted in two-tone gold - circa 1950 - by Axel Brothers of NY, est. 1931. The ring centers on a bright and sparkling European-cut diamond, weighing just over a fifth-of-a-carat but appearing considerably larger due to a classic illusion setting. The diam...(more)
Eight bright-white, high-quality round brilliant-cut diamonds sparkle across your finger and add extra punch to your engagement ring in this sleekly styled mid-twentieth century wedding band, crafted in gleaming 18K white gold. The top of the size 9 1/2 ring shank is cinched and fluted.