A super chic, asymmetrical wrist watch, dating from the 1940s-50s, by the Swiss watchmaker and jeweler - Buche Girod. The zigurat-style top alternates with glittering bright-white, round brilliant-cut diamonds and large, deep-red, calibre rubies set in white and yellow gold, respectively.....
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)
A serene glacier-blue aquamarine, weighing in at about 23 carats, glistens between a pair of scrolled shoulders, banded in 18 karat gold and dotted with a tiny rose-cut diamond, in this classic Retro cocktail ring, crafted in radiant rose gold - circa 1940s. This bright and beautiful bauble measures...(more)
A big, bold and shining 18 karat gold ring, with a sparkling streak of platinum and diamonds on top - circa 1940s. The mid-century modern, or Retro style, ring is artfully and audaciously sculpted in high-profile with curvaceously modeled sides for comfortable wearing. Tres cool! 7/8 inch wide by 1/...(more)
This singular and sensational cocktail - or dinner - ring (or both), is handcrafted in platinum and hails from the 1940s-50s. The free swingin' design incorporates classic scroll and fan motifs with artsy, free-form, Deco/Retro flair. 1.40 carts of high-color European-cut, baguette and single-cut di...(more)
From America's most celebrated house of gems and jewels - circa 1940s-50s - comes this chic and stunning suite of earrings and dress clips. The versatile, high-fashion set is designed as stylized, scrolled arrowheads, each dotted with a trio of bright-green round emeralds, crafted in gleaming 14K y...(more)
Fasten your seat belt (and your wrist) with this spectacular, sizable and weighty Retro bracelet from the 1940s. The 1 and 1/8 inch-plus wide by 10 inch (total width) adjustable length bracelet is adorned with a classic honeycomb pattern rendered in gleaming 18K rose gold. Five holes allow it to adj...(more)
A chic, high-style diamond ring - circa 1940s - sleekly crafted in yellow gold and topped with palladium - a WWII era substitute for platinum, which was needed by our armed forces as a strategic metal. A fun and restive right-hand ring, or an artistic vintage engagement ring.
Wrap your finger with this witty bow ring hailing from the 1940s - a period renowned for cheerful glamour in fine jewels. At the center of the bow is a gorgeous, high-quality 1.40 carat deep royal-blue emerald-cut sapphire, flanked on each side by bright and sparkling baguette diamonds. Fanning out ...(more)
An unusual and striking pair of Art Deco clips, of early mid-century vintage, by the preeminent American jeweler - Tiffany & Company. Fashioned in 14K yellow gold with a shimmering florentine finish, the geometric design evokes a subtle mixture of both 1920s-30s Art Deco and 1940s Retro s...(more)
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 big, almost square, smoky brown quartz (sometimes misnamed smoky topaz) glows solo from a fancifully pierced 14K yellow gold mounting - circa 1950s. 7/8 inch by 13/16 inch.