Gracefully fashioned twisted ribbons are centered with a sparkling fountain of sapphires and diamonds in these cool and artsy French-made Retro earrings, rendered in radiant rose gold, dating from the glamorous 1940s. Ooh-la-la! 1 1/4 inches high by 3/4 inch wide.
This colossal (over 1 inch long and almost 3/4 inch wide!) and crazy cocktail ring from glamorous 1940s sparkles with three rolling rows of old mine-cut diamonds, together weighing 2.00 carats. The boldly sculpted ring is reminiscent of a sled, or maybe a roller coaster seat with a cylindrical cross...(more)
An opulent and exemplary original Art Deco bracelet from the 1930s. Each of the nine graduated platinum links radiates with a cluster of four extra-bright and richly saturated natural unheated Burmese rubies - totaling 20.00 carats. The rubies glisten and glow from within blazing cornucopias of bagu...(more)
A sumptuous and billowy bauble, dating from the glamorous 1940s, is rendered in ravishing, extra-pinkish rose gold and crowned with a trio of sparkling old European-cut diamonds set in white gold, in this very distinctive, fun and fanciful Hollywood Regency-style Retro ring. The ring measures an amp...(more)
A bright-white and beautiful European-cut diamond, weighing .44 carats, shines solo from an exquisitely and intricately ornamented solitaire setting. This high-profile and highly distinctive vintage engagement ring is adorned with timeless neo-classical design motifs and was die-struck and hand fini...(more)
A wild and wonderful work of wearable art from the glamorous 1940s by the renowned trans-Atlantic jewelry partners Trabert & Hoeffer and Mauboussin. This artfully sculpted, multi-dimensional bauble is composed of tri-color rose and yellow gold and platinum and centers on a cluster of glowing cab...(more)
Eleven glowing 'blue flash' moonstones make up the flower petals in this elegant and enchanting three-inch long Retro brooch, artfully crafted in two-tone yellow and rose gold and bright blue sapphires - circa 1940s. Tiffany's made virtually identical brooches at the time (see #50-1-955).
A serene and soothing pastel-blue aquamarine, weighing approximately 12.75 carats, is artfully presented between a pair of sparkling round diamonds set atop modernly stylized scroll motifs. The superbly modeled mounting is rendered in radiant 18 karat rose gold. Cool.
This spectacular Streamline Moderne Statement, from the height of the glamorous 1940s Retro period incorporates a sleek marquise-cut diamond and a exceptionally long and slender diamond baguette. These two distinctively shaped diamonds are presented perpendicularly between a crashing diamond-set wav...(more)
Nine graduated glowing golden citrines are punctuated by glistening emerald and diamond flares in this ultra-chic and stylish Retro necklace, artfully crafted in 18 karat rosy-yellow gold - circa 1940s-1950s. A mid-century beauty. 15 inches long, 9 Citrines = 130 carats total weight.
A work of wearable art created by the estimable Chicago -ased house of jewels in conjunction with the Parisian jewelry masters - Mauboussin, circa 1940s. This fabulous multi-dimensional abstract masterpiece is composed of two-tone yellow and rose gold and features a curved row of luscious red caboch...(more)
The moon over Paris glows on your finger in this chic, mid-century moonstone ring crafted in bright 18 karat gold. The high cabochon-cut oval moonstone shimmers from within a fluted textured frame. French assay and hallmarks on back of ring shank. 7/8 inch high by about 5/8 inch across.