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.
Nature’s most majestic creature - The Three-Toed Sloth - is just hangin' around and doing nothing, as usual. This handsome fella measures an ample 2 1/2 by 2 1/4 inches and is hand fabricated in gleaming 14K yellow gold.
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A stunning and exquisitely detailed beauty - circa 1930 - featuring a bright sparkling white transitional European-cut diamond, weighing .80 carat. The gorgeous stone resides in a four-cornered setting atop an intricately filigreed platinum mounting enlivened on each shoulder with a pair of small r...(more)
A sleekly tailored natural Burmese jade ring featuring a semi-translucent, rich apple-green jade saddle set, with maximum exposure, in a streamlined 18K yellow gold ring. A cool and sophisticated low-key look. Accompanied by a Stone Group Lab gemological report. Ring size 9.
A shiny spinach green jadeite cabochon (for some reason not quite as nice as it looks in our photo with the directed lighting), is closely guarded left and right by a pair of fierce Chinese dragons, each bearing a tiny twinkling diamond in its jaws. The artful repousse style details continue all aro...(more)
This dazzling and distinctive Art Deco engagement ring, circa 1930s, highlights a bright-white and blazing, high-quality transitional European/round brilliant cut diamond, weighing half-a-carat. The elegantly designed diamond-set shoulders roll ever so slightly and are adorned with a delightful ope...(more)
A charming circle pin from the 1950's composed of ten shimmering 'angel wing' pearls, set in a pinwheel pattern, from the waters of the Mississippi River each dotted with a tiny dark blue sapphire. 1 1/8 " diameter.
A deep purple, asymmetrical, cabochon amethyst, with a faceted pavilion, is flush set into a similarly sculpted, geometric, sharply beveled setting in 18 karat yellow gold with one-third carat of sparkling, round brilliant diamonds. Stamped 'Z/S' - a work of art by the estimable firm 'Zimmelman &a...(more)
Here's something uniquely different in a vintage sparkler. A cushion-shape rose-cut diamond, weighing approximately half-a-carat but presenting well over one carat (if it were a classic cushion-cut), is presented horizontally in a platinum frame of glittering single-cut diamonds. The diamonds dates ...(more)
A unique and stylish pair of 1940s vintage retro clip earrings, signed "Birks" (a fine Canadian jewelry retailer). Flowing ribbons of 14K rose gold curl at both ends of the earrings, creating a whimsical spiral design. Sizable and shining baguette diamonds (weighing a total of 2.00 carats) are diago...(more)
A free flowing open work design distinguishes this one-of-a-kind, all round band ring, crafted in bright 14K white gold - circa 1930's. Sparkling round diamonds are arrayed in various shape settings accentuated with elaborate milgrain work. This somewhat delicate band is a size 6 and cannot be re-si...(more)