Trefoil clusters of faceted cranberry-red garnets culminate in a glistening central star in this wonderful and wearable, original late-nineteenth century Bohemian garnet necklace crafted, as usual, in gilded metal. 16 inches.
This consummate geometric construction in platinum and diamonds perfectly embodies the Art Deco aesthetic of the 1930s. The central .15 carat transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond beams from within an artfully sculpted square setting which lends additional dimension to the outline of the...(more)
A fiery, ice-white European-cut diamond, weighing 1.16 carats, sizzles seriously from within a finely milgrained, double-tiered hexagonal setting, adorned on the gallery with festive platinum bows and on the steeply angled shoulders with sleekly tapered rows of small diamond sparklers. An original ...(more)
Electrify your lobes with these antique ultra-sparklers brimming with 2.40 carats of high-color old mine-cut diamonds arrayed in a classic cluster or flower design. Hand-fabricated in sturdy 9K rosy-yellow gold, hence more than likely of British origin. 7/16 inch across.
This delightful vintage dazzler shines loud and proud with a .70 carat European-cut diamond presented in consummate Art Deco style. The artfully designed and rendered platinum mounting frames the diamond all round with glittering single-cut diamonds and classic stirrup style motifs serve as a transi...(more)
Most everyone has a cheerful seaside memory of wiggling their toes in the sand at water's edge and beholding a fascinating and adorable starfish, and this beautifully sculpted and richly textured 18k gold brooch conjures up such memories at a moment's notice. A sparkling cluster of bright diamonds a...(more)
This chic, magnifique and quite sizable (2 3/4 by 2 1/4 inches) bow brooch, by way of mid-twentieth century France, is masterfully composed of a lithe and supple golden ribbon that freely moves at the lower left and then stiffens at the knot. The ribbon is overlaid, and culminates at t...(more)
A translucent quartz crystal plaque imbued with a radiant cut-crystal carving is overlaid with delicate white gold doily work and centered with a small single-cut diamond. This fanciful and feminine pendant, circa 1930, measures 1 1/2 inches with the matching loop. The new chain measures 16 inches.
A trio of slender jet-black onyx pendeloques, capped in rosy-yellow gold, dance below a perpendicular, geometrically fashioned onyx bar, overlaid with a line of tiny shimmering seed pearls, in this very cool and striking pair of Victorian drop earrings in pristine condition - circa 1880. 2 and 1/8 i...(more)
The beauty of antique and vintage diamonds, compared to their modern counterparts, are the individual characteristics which distinguishes each and every stone. Rather than strictly adhering to cookie-cutter formulas, the diamond cutters of the past viewed each rough diamond as an ancient Greek or Ro...(more)
A perfectly matched pair of lustrous natural pearl and sparkling diamond rings snuggle-up as close as can be in this extra-sweet and lovely Victorian jewel, delicately crafted in rich 18K yellow gold. This light and lovely, nineteenth-century Victorian treasure is not recommended for rugged everyday...(more)
A tantalizing trio of European-cut diamonds glitter vertically down your finger in this dazzling and highly distinctive late-Edwardian/early-Art Deco original - circa 1915-1925. The elegantly elongated dinner ring is delicately executed in platinum over rosy yellow gold and is dotted all around with...(more)