A cool and unusual, to say the least, turn-of-the-century brooch depicting a pair of wings with the the landing gear down. Superbly sculpted in rich and heavy 18 karat yellow gold with diamond tire tread. Ready for take-off or landing! 2 1/2 inch wingspan by 1 3/16 inches high.
A shimmering seed pearl-studded crescent is regally adorned with a matching crown. Circa 1890s. The regal pin measures 1 1/2 inches by 1/2 inches.
Meet your new pet! This rare and resplendent red-eyed reptile has been patiently waiting to caress your neck since the mid-nineteenth century. His ornately sculpted head is crowned with three garnets and two chrysoberyls , and he holds a shimmering freshwater pearl in his golden fangs. His lithe, sl...(more)
A superb specimen of translucent, striated agate, exhibiting an unusual and striking tortoise shell coloration, with a vivid white stripe horizontally bisecting the center (hence, banded agate) is presented in a shimmering frame of natural seed pearls in this big, bold and beautiful Victorian brooch...(more)
An exotically beautiful swag and tassel necklace with matching earrings by way of nineteenth-century France. The lithe and supple 18 karat gold mesh necklace features overlapping wreaths of shimmering seed pearls which support dancing multi-strand tassels. A double row of golden beads festoon from t...(more)
Old world elegance is beautifully captured in this majestic antique necklace, finely crafted in silver over rose gold - circa 1875. Five fanciful graduated sections designed around cushion-cut rubies alternate with diamond pendants surmounted by rubies, all of which suspend from slender knife-edged ...(more)
A classic 'gypsy style' diamond ring crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold - circa 1900. Three bright-white old mine-cut diamonds, totaling 1.25 carats, are flush-set in a tailored and very easy to wear, everyday ring. This ring displays French hallmark on the outside bottom of the ring shank.
Sunglasses are highly recommended for viewing this splashy, flashy antique diamond ring, crafted in platinum over 14 karat gold during the first or second decade of the twentieth century. Forty-seven sparkling old mine-cut diamonds, together weighing 2.50 carats, are closely arrayed in five gently c...(more)
An exemplary suite of Victoriana. Delicate golden flowers dangle inside scalloped crescents surmounted by artful geometric motifs. The earrings measure over 2 inches in length and almost 1 inch in width. The pin top measures 1 5/8 inches across by 1/2 inch.
Pear-shape clusters composed of old rose-cut diamonds are framed by oval buttercup-style frames in these very antique looking and feeling nineteenth-century earrings rendered in radiant 14 karat rose gold. 13/16 inch by 9/16 inch.
You will feel like royalty when you don this stunning and striking sapphire and diamond ring fashioned as a regally crowned cabochon blue sapphire. Rose-cut diamonds twinkle from silver settings, a beautifully pierced scroll ring shank wraps around the finger, and a surprise locket hides behind the ...(more)
A glittering .25 carat old mine-cut diamond is simply and elegantly presented in this 14 karat rose gold antique solitaire. The sparkling diamond is set with six pointed prongs emerging from a buttercup-style setting. A true antique engagement ring.