The sophisticated tooling of this exceptional early 20th century dinner ring clearly reflects the fashion of the romantic Edwardian woman. Elegantly dawning the finest embroidered laces for evening attire, it was essential to accessorize with jewelry that echoed their garment's feminine appearance.T...(more)
An opulent, 1920's vintage European-cut diamond, is brilliantly featured from within an elegantly understated platinum mounting, newly and meticulously hand-fabricated to replace the worn-out original. Every aspect of the original jewel, from the lacy under-gallery to the octagonal symmetry of the d...(more)
The opulent drama of the 1920's is meticulously captured in this Art Deco Ring designed and hand fabricated by Marcus and Co. The platinum ring features a lustrous natural pearl, with a subtle rosé blush. The pearl is mounted within an open milgrained star which is framed by a diamond hexagon. Th...(more)
A small cluster of grapes, composed of natural freshwater pearls, shimmers and swings freely from a golden branch entwined by a platinum vine and grape leaf. A wine lover's delight by way of turn-of-the-twentieth century Great Britain. 1 9/16 by 3/4 inch.
A rather intriguingly colored blue star sapphire with distinct color zoning, ranging from light bluish-gray to deep indigo blue, distinguishes this otherwise classic mid-century vintage gent's ring. The 9 carat gemstone displays a shimmering six-legged star and glows between a pair of glistening str...(more)
A quite unusual and very striking bracelet, designed with stylized tank tread links and rendered in contrasting 14K rose and green gold, by none other than America's most celebrated jeweler - Tiffany & Co.. A wonderful wearable rarity - circa 1940s. 6 3/8 by 5/8 inches.
This weighty 18K hinged bangle is composed of 10 bezel-set, royal blue oval lapis cabochons alternating with coiled, or striated, 18K yellow gold sections for a tailored modern look. 1980's vintage.
This sweetheart of a sparkler punches way above it's half-carat total diamond weight. Nine closely-set old mine-cut diamonds gang up to create non-stop glitter in this classic Victorian cluster ring, hand fabricated, circa 1890, in 18K rosy-yellow gold. The lower ring shank of this century-and-a-qua...(more)
A 21 inch long necklace comprising numerous solid barrel shape beads strung on a gold foxtail chain and secured with a cute and whimsical frog shape clasp. A substantial and weighty necklace in deep, rich 18K yellow gold. The clasp is stamped with a mallard (duck) head maker's (artist's) mark and 1...(more)
Art Deco geometry and feminine filigree artfully coalesce in this extra-lovely 1920s-30s engagement ring, die struck and hand finished in gleaming 18K white gold. The ring sparkles night and day with a bright and beautiful European-cut diamond, weighing one-fifth-of-a-carat. Stamped inside the size ...(more)
From San Francisco's oldest and most-celebrated retail jeweler, since the days of the Gold Rush, comes this extraordinary Art Deco jewel, artfully handcrafted in platinum - circa 1925. A bright white and sparkling European-cut diamond, weighing 1.07 carat, crowns an elegantly styled mounting glitter...(more)
A rich royal-blue oval cabochon sapphire, weighing 10.38 carats, radiates solo in this chic and handsome gent's ring, crafted in platinum and embellished on the sides with decorative hand engraving outlined in a triangular frame. Understated elegance par excellence in a ring size 8 3/4.