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. Ring size 6.
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)
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)
Wonderfully wild and stylish Retro earrings - circa 1940s - composed of multi-dimensional interlocking swirls punctuated with a sassy ribbon motif. Superbly crafted in gleaming two-tone (yellow and rose) gold. 1 inch high by 3/4 inch wide by 5/8 inch deep.
A sizable and very intriguing gent's, or unisex, sapphire and diamond ring featuring an skillfully hand carved intaglio depicting a Roman Centurion rendered in a denim-blue Ceylon sapphire. The unique gemstone is presented in a sparkling frame of small round brilliant-cut diamonds set in white gold ...(more)
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)