Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow...! This artfully designed and sculpted snowflake (no two are exactly the same!) fell to earth sometime during the mid-1880s. Finely hand crafted in gleaming rosy-yellow gold, this Victorian jewel features an early old mine antique cushion-cut diamond (weighing ...(more)
A slenderized Modigliani-esque bella donna, carved in orangy-salmon colored coral, is accompanied north and south by a pair of sparkling European-cut diamonds in this strikingly lovely, 1 1/16 inch long, navette shape dinner ring crafted in sturdy two-color 9K gold. Ring size 5 1/2.
2.65 carats of dazzling mine-cut, antique cushion-cut and rose-cut diamonds provide the celestial fire in this stunning example of a classic, mid-nineteenth century Victorian starburst jewel. Gracefully hand-fabricated in darkly patinated silver-topped gold, this lovely piece is gently domed, for ad...(more)
A coruscating quintet of old mine-cut diamonds, totaling 1.60 carats, form a continuous flash across your finger in this classic and impressive late-19th century jewel, finely hand fabricated in rich 18K yellow gold from Victorian England. Eight tiny rose-cut diamonds set at the corners provide a li...(more)
We were pleasantly surprised to discover French hallmarks on this gorgeous, classic mid-nineteenth century Etruscan Revival style ensemble composed of bright orangy-salmon colored corals and rich 18K yellow gold doughnuts ornamented with fine twisted wire and granulation. We would normally expect Vi...(more)
A strand of twenty-seven graduated rosette garnet-set links are fringed with seven delicate rosette teardrops suspending from the central links in this darkly romantic antique necklace. The garnets are bright red pyropes from Czechoslovakia and the 15 1/2 inch necklace is created in gilded base met...(more)
Classic Victorian drop earrings - circa 1875 - hand crafted with textured 15K yellow gold drops adorned with with black enamel fleur-de-lys surmounted by matching pearl studded parallelograms. One small dent on the backside of one drop. 1 1/4 inches not including the earwires.
To protect a cherished photo of a loved one, a 14 karat yellow gold round locket depicting a fierce three dimensional tiger's head. The Tiger is very realistically rendered with white gold teeth and fangs bared to reveal an old European-cut diamond and diamond-set eyes. Early 20th century. Dramatic.
A pair of dusky, cognac colored briolette diamonds, weighing about one carat each, dance below lovely, elongated lyre motif earrings centered with glimmering rose-cut diamonds. Circa 1890. 1 and 1/8 inch long, excluding the newly added ear wires.
A tantalizing and sizable antique pendant necklace highlighting an encircled multi-dimensional eight-pointed star motif composed of buff-cut turquoise, shimmering seed pearls and even four hard to find rose-cut diamonds twinkling through. At the bottom of the pendant are nine graduated free swinging...(more)
These mid-nineteenth century earrings are almost certainly of French or European origin, even though they are unmarked. Each earring glistens with a trio of rose-cut diamonds, set in silver atop an openwork dome adorned all around with shamrocks, or club (as in playing cards), motifs. Sweet.
A sparkling quintet of bright sparkling old mine-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.42 carats, join forces in this classic Victorian 'carved' ring, hand-fabricated in rich 18 karat yellow gold during the late-19th century. The five diamonds shine atop a gallery of carved graceful scrollwork. A classi...(more)