Dating from the late-1940s-1950s, this wonderful and very wearable bracelet is composed of braided, 14K gold, springy (it stretches a bit), flattened 'gaspipe' strands interspersed with sparkling platinum and diamond flames. A chic Retro adornment stretches to 7 inches in length.
Here's a real catch. A magnificent marlin leaps out of the salty sea in this handsome reverse crystal intaglio brooch. A rock crystal cabochon with an intaglio carved into the flat back is then painted realistically with oils so that when viewed from the top, the image has a rich, three-dimensional ...(more)
A big and bold star studded ring from the 1940's Retro period centers a marquise shape, medium apple green, natural Burmese jadeite stone accompanied with a laboratory report from Stone Group Labs stating: Natural. No indications of polymers or dyes. It is the opinion of this lab that the country of...(more)
From the glamorous late-1940s comes this bold and beautiful bauble featuring a richly saturated, step-cut aquamarine weighing 12 carats and imbued with exceptional light return and presence. This dynamic, hand fabricated cocktail ring is expertly designed to sit very comfortably on the finger. The r...(more)
Translucent, intense apple green well describes this striking, natural, untreated (A Type) Burmese jade cabochon. The patina on the 14K rose gold mounting adds increased dimension and compelling intrigue to the brightly colored jewel, designed and hand fabricated in the 1940s in classic Victorian r...(more)
This classically Retro ring, rendered in sturdy 10K yellow gold during the middle of the last century, presciently evokes a contemporary look. The ring features a bright lime green, emerald-cut peridot imbued with exceptional light return, glowing from within a milgrained bezel setting seamlessly i...(more)
An eternal springtime charmer in pretty pastel blue and ravishing 18 karat rose gold. A lucky seven faceted oval cushion-cut aquamarines, totaling 18 carats, are evenly spaced across this vintage 1940s bracelet measuring 7 inches long.
Modern simplicity in design and striking contrast in composition coalesce to create a truly stunning 1 and 3/16 inch wide by 7 3/4 inch long bracelet from the 1940s. Crafted in bright polished 14K rose gold and yellow gold stripes, a stunning Retro classic.
A bold and beautiful bauble from the glamorous 1940s-50s Retro period designed and rendered with Art Deco inspiration. A tapered, stepped geometric design, artfully sculpted in gleaming 18 karat white gold featuring a central row of graduated square-cut diamonds shimmering atop a fan of glittering r...(more)
We can thank the heated cold war years of the 1940s thru the 1960s for spawning so-called 'atomic', and sometimes 'sputnik' or 'space-age' design, and here we have some bold, sizable and quite dramatic expressions of that relatively brief mid-twentieth century style in a brooch with matching earrin...(more)
Aquarius the water bearer is serving up a thirst quenching cocktail of fresh cold diamonds in this artfully stylized Retro brooch by the chic and sophisticated Chicago and Paris based jewelers' of yesteryear - Trabert, Hoeffer & Mauboussin. Circa 1940s-50s, 14K, 2 3/16 by 1 1/8 inches.
From the glamorous 1940s, a classic Retro 'tank tread' bracelet composed of a center row of bright rose gold links bordered on each side by matching yellow gold links, creating a shimmering, gleaming, blended effect. Excellent condition, 3/4 inch wide by 7 1/4 inch long.