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)
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.
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.
A fun and fanciful juxtaposition of bright-blue zircons, purple amethyst, rose and yellow gold create a colorful spring bouquet in this delightful Retro pin from the 1940s. 1 3/4 inches by 1 3/8 inches.
These very cool and distinctive retro cufflinks, circa 1950s-1960s, feature a pair of glowing chrysoberyl cat's eyes framed in small sparkling diamonds set in white gold. The cat's eyes and diamonds are set atop a curved and convex oval plaque, rendered in contrasting yellow gold, finished with a sh...(more)
This beautiful, large-scale (1 1/8 inch by 1 1/16 inch) bauble, more than likely of mid-twentieth century Italian origin, serves up a deep reddish-orange, or vermillion, coral button, measuring 11 millimeters, or 5/8 inch across, on a sparkling diamond shell. This high-profile and high-style ring is...(more)
Flowing 14 karat golden ribbons, accented with diamonds set in platinum and rows of royal-blue sapphires, intersect in three-dimensional space to create this cool and kinetic Retro brooch - circa 1940s-1950s. 2 1/8 inches by 1 1/4 inches.
Wowee! This wonderful and wild Retro bauble, crafted in two-tone gold and platinum, perfectly reflects the gaiety and glamor of the 1940s. The bold and sweeping swirl design, glittering with a central 2.00 carat round faceted ruby, embellished with sparkling European-cut diamonds and calibre rubies,...(more)