From late-nineteenth ~ early-twentieth century Florence, Italy, an exquisitely crafted floral assortment of pietra dura are painstakingly assembled and meticulously fitted together with intricately handcut hardstones to create a half-dozen mosaic bouquets to adorn your wrist. Showcased in ric...(more)
A wonderful antique butterfly pin composed of multi-colored agates in subdued earth tones enhanced with delicate granulation work around the edges. A lepidopterist's dream. 1 1/2 inches across by 1 1/4 inch tall.
From early 20th century England, a delicate stylized snowflake pendant, hand fabricated in rich 15K yellow gold and set throughout with tiny lustrous silky seed pearls. Sweet. The pendant measures 7/8 inch in diameter (plus bale) strung on a 16 inch 14 karat yellow gold chain.
Dating from the turn-of-the-last century, a delightful, artfully stylized heart pendant, hand-fabricated in silver over gold, glistens with small rose-cut diamonds, four vibrant green demantoid garnets and a dangling freshwater pearl. A sweetheart. 1 1/2 inches by 3/4 inch; the newer silver chain me...(more)
The iconic colors of the suffragette movement: purple, white and green are artfully realized in amethyst, diamonds and peridot in this utterly delightful, stunning and symbolic treasure, lovingly hand crafted in platinum over 18K yellow gold, dating from the-turn-of-the-twentieth century. The pendan...(more)
Late-Victorian/early-Edwardian romance and refinement emanate from this exquisite fin de siècle jewel, highlighting a splendid, multi-chromatic, heart-shaped opal secured in a golden bezel setting framed by glittering rose-cut diamonds set in darkened silver over gold. The enchanting gemston...(more)
5 Bs: a big bold and beautiful Bohemian Garnet bracelet, composed of seven gently graduated links culminating in a 1 and 3/8+ inch wide center section. Each section centers on an oval cabochon surrounded by double and triple (in the center) tiers of round faceted s...(more)
From Birmingham, England c. 1881, the hallmarks tell us, comes this superb and striking Victorian locket necklace, hand fabricated and hand engraved in silver. The oval locket measures just over 1 5/8 inches (exclusive of the bail) by 1 1/4 inches and is extravagantly ornamented with a central flora...(more)
Glittering garnet-set stars lead to three central snowflakes in this classic, original, late-nineteenth century Bohemian (i.e., Czechoslovakian) Garnet necklace with five dangles dancing below. Engraved '1889' behind center link. Gilded metal, 16 inches.
An original Victorian brooch composed of fifteen well matched Mediterranean salmon-colored coral cabochons graduating in size from the center outward. The brooch is hand fabricated in 14k yellow gold with a "C" clasp and affixed with underside hooks for dangling separate drops. Measuring 1 3/8 inche...(more)
The most beautiful and unusual Bohemian Garnet locket we've come across.
The sizable (2 3/8 by 1 3/8 inches) diamond-shape (as in playing cards) plaque and matching bail glitters and glows with double-tiered array of
multi-shaped garnets, closely packed for a stunning effect. The reverse houses a di...(more)
On the front, a rose gold swallow eternally hovers over a charming, hand engraved Chinois style fan and potted plant; on the reverse a fancifully hand engraved monogram (letter H) surmounts the the date '1879', in this superb and stunning Victorian-era keepsake, sturdily crafted in velvety 15K yello...(more)