A wonderfully sculpted bloodstone desk seal with a decorative 18 karat yellow gold bezel bearing an intricately carved intaglio depicting a rooster and the French saying "Talent de Bien Faire" which translates to "Desire to do well" which is the motto for Prince Henry the Navigator. The entire piece...(more)
A truly delightful powder necessaire with gorgeous repousse work and machine engraving. Quintessential Edwardian design abounds on this spectacular seed pearl tasseled keepsake with a delicate mesh wrist band.
Delightful and in superb condition. The compact measures 3 1/4 inches long by 1 3/4 inch w...(more)
An incandescent array of bohemian garnets glisten night and day in this fabulous antique cluster brooch by way of late-nineteenth century Czechoslovakia. Large round rose-cut and pear shaped garnets are multi-tiered and outlined with a scalloped border created by the outer rosettes. This Bohemian ba...(more)
Rendered in 9 karat tri-color gold, this wonderful early-Victorian treasure depicts a bird in flight and a bouquet of flowers. The glass backing serves as a locket, or to preserve the transparency of the design. Fine detailing with turquoise-colored glass cabochons and freshwater pearls throughout. ...(more)
A modest sized starburst pin - pendant jam packed with diamonds. A classic kinetic diamond starburst is further enhanced with seven large glittering European cut diamonds. A high quality flashy sparkler from the late 19th century.
Three colors of 10 karat gold (yellow, rose and green) are masterfully combined to create these splendid late-nineteenth century drop earrings depicting pretty birds amongst leaves and flowers. Delightful! Measure _long by _ wide.
Evocative of a bygone era, these domed disk earrings are enhanced throughout by 50 old European and mine-cut diamonds weighing a total of 8.00 carats, set in 14k yellow gold with posts and lever backs.
This classic original Victorian diamond necklace composed in silver over 14 karat rose gold sparkles with every turn. Graduated diamond set darts alternate with three-diamond drops and tapers to a straight rose-cut diamond set neckchain in back. 9.00 carts total diamond weight. A superb, stunning an...(more)
A simply stunning dinner ring from late-19th-century France.
Three Victorian floral motifs with round and oval-shaped petals are composed of gemmy, red, old-mine Burma rubies surrounding old European-cut diamond centers. The blossoms are outlined by an undulating line of small antique cushion-cut di...(more)
This glorious, rare and original, high-Victorian fringe necklace in silver-topped gold is simply stunning. Designed around a classic box-link straight row necklace, this dazzling necklace dances with a graduated row of slender diamond-set ornaments alternating with diamond leaf motifs which continue...(more)
A simply breathtaking Victorian emerald and diamond necklace. This regal and romantic rarity, masterfully hand-crafted in silver over rose gold, dates back to the mid-to-latter 19th century and features seven bright-green cushion shape emeralds which total approximately 17.00 carats, and 217 old-min...(more)
A rare collector's piece: This child's size bracelet is expertly woven from human hair in memory of a departed loved one. A padlock shape locket protects and displays the same. 14k rose gold. See also #s 50-1-2673 and 20-1-2209.