A glowing array of deep burgundy faceted garnets, in a variety of lovely antique cuts, forms this splendid and versatile oval pin/pendant enhanced with a delightful crystal locket to dispaly a photo or keepsake on the reverse. Hand-crafted in the gilded base metal typical for the time and place, nin...(more)
A slender and sparkling platinum beauty, circa 1930s, to dress up your Art Deco engagement ring. Seven single-cut diamonds curve around your finger and are punctuated at the ends with a cinched buckle motif.
The inside of the ring shank is inscribed, "W.G.H. to I.M.H. 1940". Ring size 6.
Eight deep royal-blue sapphires, together weighing 5.75 carats, are nestled within a sparkling wreath of old mine-cut diamonds in this sizable (1 7/8 inches by 1 3/4 inches) and sensational antique brooch, crafted in silver over gold - circa 1890. A flip-up loop on the reverse allows it to be worn a...(more)
A single natural pearl shimmers between a pair of tiny emeralds in the bottom section of these 1 and 5/8 inches long and lovely mid-nineteenth century Victorian earrings, rendered in rich 18K yellow gold. The shapely earrings are accentuated with a beaded outline interrupted with textured foliate se...(more)
This splashy late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century sparkler features a 1.05 carat old mine-cut diamond, bezel-set in the center of a glistening diamond halo consisting of ten smaller old mine-cut diamonds - for a total weight of just under two carats. A classic Victorian cluster or flower ring han...(more)
Judging from the transitional cut of the of the bright-white and shining center stone, this beautiful vintage engagement ring dates back as early as the mid-1940s and as late as the latter-1950s. The .65 carat diamond which, due to its slightly spread cut, presents all of .75 carat in diameter, radi...(more)
Although imbued with pure 1920s-30s Art Deco style, judging from the transitional European/round brilliant-cut of the center diamond, this platinum beauty probably dates back to the 1940s. The bright-white half-carat center stone is accompanied by an EGL certificate stating E/F color, however, our f...(more)
Sunshine on your finger! A lustrous and lucent 2.46 carat round brilliant-cut diamond, with a light yellow, high-voltage glow, shines almost solo from within a newly handcrafted mounting rendered in rich 18K yellow gold with just a touch of tiny single-cut diamonds twinkling along the gracefully sco...(more)
A bright and sparkling 2.00 carat electric turquoise-blue zircon is classically presented between two tiny twinkling accent diamonds in this cheerful early-20th century solitaire ring, crafted in warm and sunny 14 karat gold. Due to the delicacy of this ring, it should be worn with some care. In a f...(more)
Along with the better known Nardi, for over a century Codognato has been a highly distinctive and creative Venice based jeweler. This moretto, or blackamoor, brooch, masterfully handcrafted in silver and 18K gold, beautifully captures William Shakespeare's Othello. Dressed to the nines in a f...(more)
Iridescent pink and green shaded enamel coalesce for a magical effect in this enchanting Art Nouveau jewel - circa 1900. The entwined leaves bear precious fruit - a pair of lustrous seed pearls and a sparkling old mine-cut diamond. 1 3/8 inch by 1 inch.
By the renowned Swiss watchmaker - Girard Perregaux, circa 1960s, comes this sleek, chic and stylish 14K gold bracelet rendered in a lithe and supple tripart mesh design. The diamond framed center section flips open to reveal the hidden timepiece. 7 1/4 inches long by 3/4 inch wide. 17 jewel movemen...(more)