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 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.
Like gleaming stars scattered across the night sky, this wildly imaginative pendant features a peacock-green Tahitian pearl, inlaid with glittering, round diamonds. The brightness of the stones stand out against the deep green and purple hues of the South Sea pearl, a dramatic contrast. This eye-c...(more)
Two strands of cultured pearls from the 1930's nest together in this necklace and are clasped with a very Deco box clasp set with four emerald cut diamonds with a diamond set drop set with baguettes and terminated with a triangle cut diamond. The pearls are very fine cultured pearls with extremely...(more)
A diamond studded three leaf clover style bow knot rendered in platinum over 14 karat rose gold serves to suspend a baroque, pear shape American freshwater pearl. A lovely and all original treasure, circa 1900.
A masterpiece from the 1920s. This platinum all original, high quality and eminently wearable necklace is as rare as it is beautiful. Elegant, architectural simplicity characterizes the gracefully attenuated
'V" shape centerpiece which highlights a gorgeous old-mine cut diamond and a matching old-m...(more)
A magnificent necklace featuring the queen of gems! Twenty-nine silvery-white South Seas pearls graduate from 11.80mm at the back to 16.50mm at the front to compose this 17" choker length necklace. Highlighting the lustrous pearls are 18 karat yellow gold rondels set with superior quality brilliant-...(more)
An exquisite collection of high-luster baroque south sea pearls create this luxurious strand from Gumps - one of San Francisco's oldest and finest purveyor's of fine jewels and fine art. The pearls range in color from lustrous white to light gold and silver to gray. The strand is finished with a mix...(more)
From the fin de siècle comes this rare, romantic and ravishing necklace cascading with fifteen shiny pink conch pearls and a glittering array of old mine and rose-cut diamonds. This exquisite antique jewel is lightly crafted in platinum over gold and is designed with eight graduated hearts a...(more)