Four deep, rich, rasberry red, large-table-cut rhodolite garnets, collet set in rose gold, bring a warm glow to these wonderful and wearable dangle earrings. The elements are circa mid-nineteenth century - early Victorian, almost Georgian, and the post backs were added later.
A beautiful bright white pair of antique cushion-cut diamonds, together weighing .55 carat, glisten and gleam from within extra-lovely flower motif settings rendered in ravishing 18 karat rose gold. Circa 1880. Rare, radiant and wonderful.
A darling pair of early-nineteenth century drop earrings. A quarter-carat old mine-cut diamond sparkling from within fanciful settings adorned around the gallery with heart motifs dance below three rose-cut diamond-set hearts surmounted by a tiny twinkler. Daintily handcrafted in platinum-topped 18 ...(more)
An artfully hand-engraved, exotic long-tailed bird of paradise resting on a stalk of wheat adorns the front of this ultra-charming antique locket, lovingly and substantially crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold - circa 1880. The reverse is emblazoned with a fancifully engraved 'A N' monogram. Just o...(more)
The portrait of a Roman Centurion dressed in full regalia is handcarved in the burnt-orange color top layer with his lily-white wife just behind him in this masterfully conceived tri-color agate stickpin - circa 1890. The top measures 7/8 inch by 5/8 inch - the pin extends just short of 2 inches bey...(more)
A distinguished pair of gleaming golden cufflinks dating from the turn-of-the-twentieth century, each featuring a vibrant blue Montana Yogo sapphire embellished all around with graceful foliate hand engraving; the smaller side is comprised of a miniature oval doorknob. The oval plaques measure 3/4 i...(more)
This unique, rare and very charming original Victorian ring centers on a horizontally set natural greenish-blue aquamarine enhanced north and south by a twinkling trefoil design of rose-cut diamonds. The rose gold shoulders are adorned with deeply engraved, classic Victorian ornamentation. This anti...(more)
Hooray for the red, yellow and blue! A sparkling one carat antique cushion-cut diamond with a distinct yellow glow rubs shoulders with a pair of gorgeous colored gemstones - a radiant pinkish-red .85 carat oval cushion-cut ruby and a bright lively blue .75 carat oval cushion-cut sapphire. The shoul...(more)
A tantalizing trio of natural light-yellow, old-mine cushion-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.80 carats, shine shoulder-to-shoulder in this classic Victorian ring, beautifully sculpted in gleaming 18 karat yellow gold. Four center trefoil prongs do double-duty and three prongs on the outside, leadi...(more)
Three deep almandine garnets - emerald cut in the center and modified cushion cuts on each side - all of which are shallow cut and thus reflect their gold backing, glow from within masterfully hand-engraved octagonal frames in this superb antique bracelet from the early-Victorian (almost Georgian) p...(more)
Forty-three bright, light-pastel, faceted oval aquamarines sparkle all around this precious and pristine turn-of-the-century necklace by way of turn-of-the-century England - Charles S. Proctor, 15 Crey Street, Newcastle on Tyne - to be precise. Each gemstone glistens from within a decorative coronet...(more)
A flower-shaped cluster of tightly set diamonds swing and sway and sparkle below two-section diamond tops in these bright and beautiful Edwardian-era earrings lightly and lovingly handcrafted in platinum over 18 karat yellow gold. 1 1/8 inches long, 2.75 carats total diamond weight.