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)
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.
Sometimes referred to as gas pipe style, this luxurious and delightfully slinky, this triple strand 14 karat yellow gold necklace dates from the Retro period. During the the 1940s yellow gold came to the forefront and jewelry designs were inspired by the glamorous times. With its commanding weight ...(more)
This unusual, artistic ring exemplifies the chic, modern glamour of the 1940s Retro period, showcasing a dazzling 2.25 carat European-cut diamond held aloft in a sculptural, asymmetrical design. Skillfully hand fabricated in precious (and peaceful) palladium (starting in 1939 platinum, a strategic m...(more)
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)