A fun and fabulous 1940s suite comprising a matching belt motif bracelet and necklace. Both pieces are composed of a high-polish, super-smooth and comfortable golden brick motif accented with sparkling diamonds and rich red rubies. The bracelet is adjustable and the necklace measures 15 1/2 inches.
An enchanting and extraordinary Art Nouveau necklace - circa 1900. Five lustrous, cloud-like, freshwater pearls are elegantly presented in sinuous, textured gold frames rendered in consummate Art Nouveau fashion. A pair of tiny twinkling old mine-cut diamonds punctuate the top and bottom of the cent...(more)
An exceptional pearl choker shimmering with 9.5 millimeter – 10 mm. white-rose round cultured pearls with a gorgeous high luster. The necklace is secured with a platinum Art Deco diamond-set clasp with an emerald cut, two baguettes and two trapezoid cut diamonds (.65 carat total weight; G-H color...(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)
A very cool, bordering on groovy, all-around fringe necklace from the 1940s-50s. Three distinct rows of contrasting design elements, crafted in rose gold with a rich, warm and well earned patina, combine for a dramatic and artsy effect. A beauty.
A lithe and sensuous torsade necklace composed of fourteen twisted strands of teeny-tiny light cream colored Keishi pearls measuring 16 1/2 inches long. The 18K yellow gold ball clasp is striated with alternating sections of diamonds and textured gold with two matching diamond set pearl caps. A love...(more)
This opulent and exotic pendant necklace from the 1980s features a thick and substantial carved jadeite plaque, measuring 2 3/8 by 1 5/8 inches, which graduates in color from pale green to apple green and lavender. The carving captures a swooping bird in flight against a background of blossoming flo...(more)
A richly-colored European neckchain, featuring floral-motif cannetille links and cultured pearls. Cannetille is a close relative of filigree; it typically features fine wire twisted into special designs. Used extensively in the early-nineteenth century, cannetille is also occasionally found in con...(more)
This is an exquisite original antique chain in platinum featuring alternating natural pearls and spectacle set European cut diamonds. The chain is clasped with a fancy clasp further set with rose cut diamonds and centered with a lustrous natural pearl. Even though this piece is quite delicate it has...(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)
A sweet and lovely 17 inch choker-necklace comprising tiny seed pearls finely braided and terminating in a wonderful bezel set half-carat European-cut diamond and platinum clasp. An original treasure dating back to the turn of the 20th century.
This is a luxurious double strand of well matched cream rose cultured pearls clasped with a gorgeous gem studded clasp. The 14 karat white gold clasp features carved leaf motif green beryls set around a central pearl with a halo of diamonds. These lustrous pearls range in size from 8.51 - 8.87 mm w...(more)