Retro jewels don't come much cooler than this remarkable timepiece and bracelet combo from the fabulous forties. A fluted cylinder at the crest of the ruby and diamond-studded wave design revolves 180 degrees to reveal the time of day or night. The asymmetrical positioning of the watch is referred t...(more)
A Retro masterwork with Art Deco influence, this sophisticated design is rendered in 14 karat yellow gold, rose gold and platinum to show off this deep, richly saturated red ruby of Burmese origin. Three vintage square-cut diamonds roll over the scrolled design which also incorporates five European-...(more)
This Streamlined Moderne- circa 1940s - Retro ring highlights a bright and shining three-quarter carat European-cut diamond embraced by a white gold crescent at the end of this artistically conceived, half-asymmetrical jewel. Crafted in radiant rose gold and rubies with contrasting white gol...(more)
Like so many jewels from the relatively brief Retro period this happy ring seems to smile at you (and everyone else too). A center cluster of lively round Burma rubies (typical of the period) are surrounded by an eliptical stack of flaired concentric wires. A pair of diamond set flames add an extra ...(more)
Sweeping rose gold ribbons, overlaid with seven beautiful bright-green emeralds, totaling one carat, are tied up in a fanciful yellow gold bow in this wonderful Retro brooch from the glamorous 1940s, courtesy of America’s premier purveyor of all things bright and beautiful - Tiffany & Co. 1 3/...(more)
The daily double! A matched pair of swimming pool-blue aquamarines glisten diagonally across this wild and wonderful Retro ring dating from the glamorous 1940s. Each of the twin gemstones are crowned with a gleaming yellow gold diamond-set ribbon rising above a rose gold ring shank. This showstoppin...(more)
Splendid 1940s/early-1950s Retro earclips designed as stylized pentagonal flowers, each centered with five diamond-pierced sapphire beads. 18 karat yellow gold, about 1 inch across.
Glistening garnet-petaled flowers with a gleaming golden dome center to enliven your lobes. 7/8 inch diameter.
From 1940s-1950s Italy comes this fun and festive Retro bracelet in radiant 18 karat rose gold. Five gleaming strands, three of which terminate in dancing diamond-set yellow gold tassels, are adjustable in length by means of a sparkling diamond and sapphire buckle clasp in contrasting white gold (th...(more)
Although virtually de rigueur during the 1920s-1930s days of Art Deco you don't see many double clip brooches from the 1940s Retro period, and this beauty exhibits a perfect blending of the two styles. Undulating, multi-dimensional bows, tied up with sparkling diamond ribbons join forces in t...(more)
A refreshing swimming pool-blue faceted cushion-cut aquamarine glistens horizontally between diamond-topped ribbons in this ornately detailed cocktail (just-for-fun) ring rendered in gleaming 18 karat rose gold. A uniquely beautiful Retro bauble - circa 1940s.
Consummate 1940s Retro artistry is beautifully captured by one of twentieth-century America’s premier jewelers - Raymond Yard - in this splendid suite of jewels designed to feature five luminous blue-flash moonstones. The shimmering gemstones are embellished with flowing golden ribbons accented w...(more)