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.
All the way from nineteenth-century Imperial Russia come these very lovely, 1 3/8 inches long, antique dangle earrings. A glistening round rose-cut diamond anchors a line of small rose-cut diamonds set in charming foliate motifs crafted in darkly oxidized silver over 18K yellow gold. The diameters o...(more)
A magnificent Castellani-quality brooch (not signed) depicting a goddess quenching the thirst of a docile lion is intricately composed of colorful tiny tesserae tiles in this truly superb micro-mosaic brooch, exquisitely crafted in 18 karat yellow gold. The corners of the diamond-shaped frame are ad...(more)
A rare collectable from the San Francisco 49ers - the original gold miners, not the football team. This truly extraordinary keepsake is composed of two thick and substantially proportioned (1 1/2 inches by 1 1/4 inches) gold-in-quartz plaques that serve as book covers for two golden, double-sided, m...(more)
Twenty-one gleaming golden citrines framed in rich 18 karat yellow gold create a gorgeous, chic and sunshiny necklace, crafted sometime during the mid-twentieth century in homage to early-nineteenth century to late-Georgian/early Victorian cannetille style. This very bright and cheerful adornment me...(more)
A striking and sizable, double-sided, early-twentieth century covered lorgnette decoratively pierced in gleaming 14 karat rosy-yellow gold with neoclassical floral design motifs. This elegant and useful (for the over-40 crowd) adornment is miraculously unengraved (monogram-wise) and measures an ampl...(more)
This shining star fell from the skies approximately one hundred and fifty years ago. The nucleus radiates with a shimmering natural button pearl encircled with a sparkling diamond halo, and the eight rays each glisten with a buttercup-set diamond and a tiny pearl. This celestial Victorian jewel is f...(more)
An old, bold Victorian necklace in glorious black. This striking piece is comprised of large faceted oval jet plaques graduating in size from 1 1/8 inches by 13/16 inch in the back to 1 1/2 inches by 1 1/8 inches up front. The bottom pendant is outfitted on the reverse with an open display locket. T...(more)
A colorful springtime bouquet of flowers framed with a black & white geometric design are intricately rendered in tiny tesserae in these wonderful antique micro-mosaic earrings by way of nineteenth-century Italy. Hight carat gold over silver, 7/8 inch.
A sparkling trio of European-cut diamonds, together weighing just a tad shy of 2.00 carats, are cozily nestled in a radiant rose gold mounting in this classic Victorian 'carved' ring - circa 1890. The beautifully ornamented ring tests 9 karat gold, hence it is most likely of British origin. An extra...(more)
This pristine exemplar of consummate Victoriana presents a trio of domed turquoise drops suspended from glistening diamond-set circles, all of which swing and sway from a rounded golden mesh necklace. The central pendant is centered with a sparkling old mine-cut diamond and all three pendants are ou...(more)
Half French, simply stunning, and thoroughly exquisite 1 and 1/8 inch-long antique diamond ear drops. Each earring culminates in a 1.32 carat old European-cut diamond (2.65 carats total) sparkling from within fancy 14 karat gold double-tiered buttercup settings. These are surmounted by a slender gli...(more)