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)
Style and quality-wise we assumed that this ultra-stunning, high-Art Deco platinum and diamond bracelet is of French origin, when in fact it is à la Manière Française. This sweet Viennese confection is composed of five repeating lozenge-shape sections, each crowned with a high-color and cl...(more)
We see a lot of kilt pins and occasional bracelets but vintage Scottish earrings are exceedingly scarce. These sleek kite shape adornments are inlaid with contrasting deep teal bloodstone and sienna hued jasper and measure almost 2 inches long including the ear wire.
Hand fabricated in silver, circa...(more)
A gorgeous, rich royal blue, faceted oval sapphire, weighing one point shy of four-and-a-half carats, radiates from an almost equally stunning original platinum and diamond Art Deco mounting. The gemstone is framed top and bottom with small, deeply-cut, old mine-cut diamonds, and left and right with...(more)
A vintage jade cabochon carved with a lentil and vines motif and displaying variegated shades of apple green is bezel-set atop an 18K yellow gold stick pin. The jade measures 11/16 by 1/2 inch; the stickpin measures 1 7/8 inches. A perfect compliment to our vintage jade brooch #50-1-4909. The pin in...(more)
This astonishingly beautiful and truly sensational triumvirate of original late-19th century bangle bracelets, rendered in the classic Victorian style, boast superior quality natural Burma rubies (7.50 carats), exceptionally bright, crystalline Colombian emeralds (5.75 carats) and an ultra-sparkling...(more)
From turn-of-the-twentieth century France - a.k.a. La Belle Époque - (Edwardian on the continent) comes this ultra-fine and feminine necklace featuring a pair of refreshing pastel blue aquamarines. The sleek and slender design is delicately hand fabricated in platinum over 18K gold and acce...(more)
An unusual, exotic and festive pair of hinged bangle bracelets expertly crafted with domed gold mesh dotted all around with bright royal blue lapis half beads, and further ornamented with turquoise blue enamel and floral motif overlays. Expertly and sturdily crafted in 14K with a rich, high-carat go...(more)
An absolutely gorgeous, intricately ornamented, pocket or pendant watch centering on the front side with a 'Grand Marnier' (orangy-amber) colored oval colored in shimmering guilloche enamel glinting with a bouquet of rose-cut diamonds. The rich 18K yellow gold hunting case is thoroughly engraved on ...(more)
Hollow electroform (a Victorian-era manufacturing method) oval ornaments dangle from new ear wires in these ultra-lovely and eminently wearable 19th century ear drops, crafted in velvety 15K yellow gold (hence of British origin). The oval plaques measure 11/16 by 9/16 inch and drop 1 1/14 inches inc...(more)
1 and 1 1/16 inches wide and wonderful, this Victorian era hinged bangle bracelet is crafted in silver and is embossed all around with an artfully stylized floral and foliate pattern. By Vaughten and Sons, Birmingham, England - est. 1819!
A superbly and artistically sculpted platinum and diamond mounting distinguishes this original Art Deco sparkler - circa 1920s-30s. However, the crowning glory of this exquisite jewel is a bright and brilliant European-cut diamond, weighing 1.29 carats. The radiant rock is ornamented all around with...(more)