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1.00 Carat Platinum Diamond and Onyx Art Deco Engagement Ring by H. Morton Co.

A superlative original Art Deco jewel - circa 1920s - brought to you in glorious black & white by the early-twentieth century Oakland, California jeweler - H. Morton & Co. A bright and sizzling European-cut diamond, weighing one carat, is dramatically presented in a black onyx frame and hel...(more)

$11,750.00 - View Item    #10-1-6739

Dreicer & Co. Cabochon Emerald Art Deco Dinner Ring

A splendid original Art Deco gemstone ring by the highly esteemed New York and Chicago jewelers' Dreicer & Co. This 1920s treasure centers on a bright and glowing translucent green cabochon emerald, weighing 1.50 carats. The gorgeous emerald is accompanied north and south by two bright-white Eur...(more)

$17,750.00 - View Item    #30-91-1873

Platinum Gem Emerald and Diamond Art Deco Brooch

In addition to the streamlined geometric styling, fine Art Deco jewels of the 1920s-30s are noted for their superior gemstones, and here is a splendid case in point. This majestic platinum and diamond brooch showcases a truly magnificent, old mine Colombian emerald from the renowned Muzo mines. Besi...(more)

$27,000.00 - View Item    #50-1-4730

9.58 Carat Total Weight Emerald-Cut Diamond Earrings

Light-up your lobes! Two substantially sized emerald-cut diamonds, weighing 2.77 and 2.76 carats respectively, dazzle in these gorgeous platinum and baguette diamond earrings. The emerald-cut diamonds are framed with over 4.00 carats of precision-cut calibrated baguette diamonds which mirror the cut...(more)

$48,000.00 - View Item    #20-1-2220

Antique Emerald, Pearl and Diamond Earrings

A bright and lively pair of old-mine square-cut emeralds, totaling 1.25 carats but presenting considerably larger, glisten from within gracefully decorative 18K yellow gold settings. The two emeralds are surmounted by lustrous natural button pearls centering finely milgrained scrolls with antique c...(more)

$6,950.00 - View Item    #20-1-5175

Plique a Jour Enamel, Diamond and Red Ruby Grape Cluster Brooch

This is the most spectacular treasure for the discriminating oenophile we've ever come across! And yes, those ripe, red, luscious Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are indeed genuine rubies! Two glorious diamond studded grape leaves are magnificently rendered in shaded plique a jour (translucent) enamel fo...(more)

$18,750.00 - View Item    #50-1-2750

Long Shell Cameo Drop Earrings

These extraordinary, three-inch long, lithe and lovely cameo earrings are composed of two matching pairs of hand carved shell cameos: the bottom pair depicting a beautiful maiden in a flowing gown (both of which are signed by the artist) and twin double-winged angels on top. Four bezel-set r...(more)

$4,750.00 - View Item    #20-1-2339

Edwardian Aquamarine and Diamond Laviliere

A truly exquisite, delicate platinum and diamond drop necklace highlighting a rare and wonderful intaglio Aquamarine hand carved with a noble coat of arms (probably yours!). The enchanting gemstone is bezel set in a lacy, open-work pendant sparkling with bright-white European-cut diamonds and dangli...(more)

$10,750.00 - View Item    #90-1-1175

Victorian Hard Stone Cameo Brooch with Diamonds

An exquisite Victorian-era brooch centered with a hard stone sardonyx, or banded agate, cameo expertly carved in three color layers. The ethereal figure is that of Athena bearing her characteristic shield and spear in a flowing and gauzy gown. Twinkling rose-cut diamonds frame this very special nine...(more)

$3,750.00 - View Item    #50-1-2603

Antique Diamond Fringe Necklace

This classic original Victorian diamond necklace composed in silver over 14 karat rose gold sparkles with every turn. Graduated diamond set darts alternate with three-diamond drops and tapers to a straight rose-cut diamond set neckchain in back. 9.00 carts total diamond weight. A superb, stunning an...(more)

$28,750.00 - View Item    #90-91-15

Cartier 3.98 Carat Marquise Art Deco Diamond Ring

A sparkling and streamlined, early twentieth-century vintage marquise diamond, weighing just two points shy of four carats and measuring 7/8 inch long (!) (about the length of a regular cut 7.00 carat marquise) is presented in an elegantly understated platinum and diamond mounting - circa 1920s-1930...(more)

$60,000.00 - View Item    #10-1-5631

5.31 Carat Emerald and Edwardian Diamond Ring

A big, bright and lively square emerald-cut emerald, weighing 5.31 carats, is the star attraction of this sublime and stunning late-Edwardian/early-Art Deco bauble, finely crafted in platinum, circa 1920. The impressive emerald possesses a crystalline brilliance which glistens and glows under all ty...(more)

$19,750.00 - View Item    #30-1-5099

Edwardian Twin-Stone Diamond Dinner Ring

An elegant platinum and diamond dinner ring from the Edwardian era, circa 1910 . This sizable and exceptional jewel glistens with two large, bright and beautiful European-cut diamonds weighing 1.65 carats each - 3.30 carats total. The dynamic duo sparkles atop a masterfully handcrafted mounting, del...(more)

$26,950.00 - View Item    #10-3-1869

One Carat Edwardian Diamond and Natural Pearl Ring

This regal and ravishing early-nineteenth century diamond ring presents a bright-white old mine-cut diamond sparkling from within a majestic setting composed of platinum over 18 karat gold and containing three-quarter carats of smaller old mine-cut diamonds. One end is crowned with a shining quatref...(more)

$8,750.00 - View Item    #10-1-4772

Victorian Ruby, Diamond and Enamel Cuff Bracelet

A bold and truly stunning Victorian cuff bracelet featuring five guilloche enameled plaques in striking cobalt blue, each presenting a radiant red old-mine Burmese ruby - four oval rubies and one central emerald-cut ruby weighing 16.00 carats total - each of which is framed by a sparkling diamond-s...(more)

$27,000.00 - View Item    #40-1-757

Georgian Mourning Bracelet with Amethyst , c.'1828'

Here is the most beautiful and amazing woven hair bracelet we’ve ever seen. The center plaque and clasp combination highlights a uniquely-cut, elongated octagonal amethyst with a faceted back and a cabochon (or buff-cut) top. The 18 karat yellow gold cartouche plaque is elaborately decorated with ...(more)

$4,850.00 - View Item    #40-1-3992

Victorian Diamond and Natural Pearl Earrings

Magnificent Victorian diamond and natural pearl ear drops. Like glistening articulated tridents risen from the sea, these stunning silver-topped gold earrings shimmer with 2.50 cts. of old mine and rose-cut diamonds embracing six natural pearls culled from Neptune's depths. Wonderful dark antique pa...(more)

$12,750.00 - View Item    #20-91-704

Holbeinesque Rennaissance Revival Ring

A truly sensational antique ring from the mid-19th century. A light, almost moonstone blue sapphire has been carved into a classic female profile. The frame is a delightful combination of emeralds and red, white and green enamel. The cameo and frame more than likely once served as a pin or pendant a...(more)

$16,500.00 - View Item    #30-1-3510

Retro Rose Gold Fringe Necklace

A very cool, bordering on groovy, all-around fringe necklace from the 1940s-50s. Three distinct rows of contrasting design elements, crafted in rose gold with a rich, warm and well earned patina, combine for a dramatic and artsy effect. A beauty.

$4,350.00 - View Item    #90-1-3969

Plique-a-Jour Enamel Butterfly Pin

This enchanting butterfly pin, although not as old as its Art Nouveau predecessors on which it is modeled, is beautifully crafted using the same materials and procedures as those from the turn of the century. The en tremblant wings (they vibrate on a spring) ...(more)

$3,850.00 - View Item    #50-1-2842

Patriotic Art Deco Diamond Bracelet Watch

Hooray for the Red, White and Blue! A splendid diamond spangled tribute to our great nation (as well as a few others) in the form of a bold and beautiful bracelet and timepiece combo. Four rows of sparkling diamonds, weighing a total of 6.00 carats, are bordered on both sides by slender calibre synt...(more)

$14,750.00 - View Item    #60-1-685

Retro Ruby and Diamond Ring

Ultra modern platinum retro ring with a broad stroke of rubies flanked by diamonds across the top centered with a brilliant diamond. Jane Jetson would love this space age marvel.

$4,950.00 - View Item    #10-1-4166

Antique Aquamarine and Demantoid Garnet Bracelet

A unique and enchanting late Victorian bracelet featuring ten prong-set aquamarines totaling 27.00 carats, delicately linked together and each dotted with four demantoid garnets. This rare and exceptional nineteenth-century bracelet has a box clasp and measures 5/8 inch wide by 6 1/2 inches long. Si...(more)

$7,950.00 - View Item    #40-1-695

Victorian Knot Bracelet

A highly stylized decorative pretzel knot is the focal point of this light and lovely, all original gold bracelet from the mid-to-latter nineteenth century. The ornate centerpiece transitions into the back oval link bracelet by means of four decorated, graduated links on each side. Warm glowing ori...(more)

$1,750.00 - View Item    #40-1-3870

.90 Carat Diamond and Ruby Art Deco Ring

An exemplary original Art Deco diamond ring, in platinum, featuring a bright white European-cut center diamond encircled by fine calibre-cut Burmese rubies. Two more concentric circles display an open work, stylized Greek key design and a sparkling frame of small Swiss-cut diamonds, respectively. Th...(more)

$9,750.00 - View Item    #10-1-3831

Audemars Piguet Lady's Wristwatch with Diamond Crystal

A fine Art Deco Ladys wristwatch featuring an actual diamond crystal over a square-shaped dial with Arabic numeral chapters. This rare and beautiful Audimars watch is enhanced by thirty-nine baguette-cut diamonds, two trapezoid-shaped diamonds, and thirty-two round brilliant-cut diamonds completed ...(more)

$12,750.00 - View Item    #60-91-271

Colorful Swiss Enamel Pin

The most colorful and dazzling enamel pin we've ever come across! Shimmering golden-yellow and burnished red sunshine radiates behind this Art Nouveau beauty on the half-shell resplendent in her peacock hued cape, Peridot green veil and diamond tiara. Pearl earrings and a pearl and rose diamond cape...(more)

$3,750.00 - View Item    #50-1-2719

Very Fine Japonesque Diamond Brooch

A truly magnificent work of Art Deco jewelry art. The exotic land of the rising sun is elegantly depicted in platinum, diamonds, onyx, enamel and decorative fused glass (backed in mother of pearl!). Warmed by the diamond rays of the sun, behold Mt. Fuji, a sailboat, a pagoda and a Japanese garden. A...(more)

$13,750.00 - View Item    #50-91-99

Retro Rose Gold Necklace and Bracelet Suite

An intriguing suite in 18 karat rose gold. This Retro necklace and matching bracelet is composed of small mirrored brick links. The 17 1/2 inch necklace graduates into a triple strand which nests together and drapes gracefully across the neck. The triple strand bracelet terminates with playful fring...(more)

$9,735.00 - View Item    #90-1-1517

Entrancing Victorian Turquoise, Ruby Tassel Bracelet

The sensual design and color combination of this magnificent and exotic antique bracelet form the mid-to-late 1800's is evocative of the mysterious east. Six tassels dance and sway below ruby and white enamel buttons which alternate with turquoise and white enamel design elements reminiscent of anci...(more)

$15,750.00 - View Item    #40-91-1317

Diamond Deco Style Earrings

An effective array of sparkling diamonds and french-cut calibre synthetic rubies frame a pair of antique cushion diamonds weighing 1.70 carats total. The settings with an elaborate wire work gallery are rendered in platinum with a yellow gold lever-back fitting. Striking!

$9,250.00 - View Item    #20-1-2061

Antique Peridot Diamond and Natural Pearl Pendant

A beautiful pendant in silver over gold is designed around a wonderful faceted kite shape peridot. A geometric frame of rose-cut diamonds is enhanced with a matching diamond set garland below and a strand of natural oriental pearls on either side. A tiny ruby sits atop for good luck. A superb transi...(more)

$4,950.00 - View Item    #90-1-1538

10 Carats Diamond Art Deco Bracelet with Fitted Box

A superb 1920s to 30s hand-crafted platinum bracelet, delicately pierced with a stylized geometric floral motif and studded with 10 carats of ice-white and sparkling european-cut diamonds, accented beautifully with fine milgrain engraving. Elegantly tapering as it encircles the wrist, this beautiful...(more)

$24,500.00 - View Item    #40-1-386

Fabulous Art Nouveau Opal and Diamond Pin

Amazing is the adjective that comes to mind when describing this masterpiece from the early-20th century. Art Nouveau artistry is in full flower in this stunning and sizable jewel composed of black opals, white opals, diamonds and rare demantoid garnets. A blossom of organically shaped opals with a ...(more)

$27,500.00 - View Item    #50-1-2354

French Art Nouveau Enamel and Gem Set Miniature Pendant Watch

An absolutely splendid, one-of-a-kind, ladies pendent watch circa 1900. The background is matte finished enamel which subtly gradates from bluish- green to bright sea foam green. The flora, (which may be underwater) is set with fancy shape rubies and emeralds. The organic design continues throughout...(more)

$7,950.00 - View Item    #70-1-313

Georgian Garnet & Natural Pearl Brooch

This exceptional Georgian brooch has a 12 karat gold foundation of asymmetrical fluidity. It is surmounted by deep red garnets and natural pearl tipped scrolling applique flower in gilt silver. A treasure! English c.1830.

$1,750.00 - View Item    #50-1-2470

Charlton & Co. Cigarette and Match Case

A stunning pair of boxes in 14k rose gold and green gold stripes with contrasting machine engraved patterns by the renowned New York, Paris and Palm Beach jeweler's Charlton & Co. Elegant tiny diamond set clasp in platinum. Both pieces are engraved on the inside lid "Betty Sherwood / New York". Exce...(more)

$12,750.00 - View Item    #100-1-1351

Victorian Cobalt Enamel Locket Ring

A large navette-shaped ring with an open picture locket on the reverse. This interesting ring from the 1800s features two central antique cushion-cut diamonds amidst an interlacing design of striking cobalt blue enamel. The 18 karat yellow gold ring shows traces of virtually undetectable enamel repa...(more)

$9,750.00 - View Item    #10-1-947

Jaeger Le Coultre Retro Backwind Watch

A superb and sophisticated high style Retro timepiece by the very fine Swiss watchmakers Jaeger Le Coultre. The watch head angled to face the wearer in what is referred to as a drivers watch (keeps your hands on the steering wheel). Beautifully sculpted flaired links add to this wonderful design in...(more)

$6,750.00 - View Item    #60-1-140

Georgian 14k Citrine Seal

Outstanding example of Georgian artistry. Every component of this seal is exquisitely tooled. The hand carved bloodstone intaglio seal depicts a lion in a crest, so finely rendered, that his mane appears to be blowing with the breeze. The repousse foliate motif of the gold is 3-dimensional and exq...(more)

$4,950.00 - View Item    #160-1-378

Jumbo Jade Bead Necklace

An extremely impressive and sizable green jadeite bead necklace composed of nineteen graduated mottled green and white round jade beads ranging in size from 19 millimeters (about 3/4 inch) to 24 millimeters (about one-inch) clasped by a simple large 14 karat yellow gold toggle. 17 1/2 inches plus 1 ...(more)

$8,850.00 - View Item    #90-1-1121

Art Deco Diamond Ribbon Watch

Important Art Deco diamond ribbon watch. The diamond set hexagonal case features a white dial with black Roman numeral chapter markers, Hass Swiss movement. The diamond set bracelet measures 2 1/2 long by 3/4 wide and finishes around the wrist with black ribbon. The exquisite hinged diamond plaques ...(more)

$22,500.00 - View Item    #60-1-568

Art Nouveau Floral Motif Pin

Art Nouveau floral motif flowing circular pin with a mellow patina of Antique silver over 18K yellow gold set with rose cut diamonds and a .40 carat European cut diamond amidst the whiplash foliate motif and central characteristic Art Nouveau flower.The Diamonds are described as follows:One European...(more)

$3,750.00 - View Item    #50-1-1741

Early Victorian Diamond Bow Pin

Gorgeous undulating early Victorian silver topped yellow gold pin sparkling with 4.00 carats of old mine cut diamonds (G-H color, VS clarity) set in a pretty bow motif. This pin measures 1 tall by 1 1/2 wide.

$7,950.00 - View Item    #50-1-1730

Art Deco Diamond Bar Pin

Sophisticated Art Deco platinum diamond bar pin featuring seven old mine cut diamonds (2.25 carats total weight, G color, SI1-SI2 clarity) set in hexagonal settings with a repeated pierced geometric pattern evoking an exotic feel. This pin measures 1/2 X 2 1/2.

$4,950.00 - View Item    #50-1-1652

Beautiful Victorian Diamond Pendant - 10 Carats Total Weight!

Centering on a 2.15 carat old European-cut diamond surrounded by 6 European-cut diamonds weighing one-carat each, (plus 2 more carats of smaller diamonds) this sizzling diamond pendant, containing over 10 carats of dazzling white diamonds will light up any room. Crafted in silver over rose gold, the...(more)

$45,000.00 - View Item    #90-91-2975

Exquisite Art Nouveau Lorgnette and Chain

An enchanting, double-sided covered lorgnette displaying a sensuous pansy flower and stem with a single twinkling diamond on one side. A charming vintage 26 inch vintage chain (with a two inch bottom extension) is included. The lorgnette measures 5 inches by 1 1/4 inch. Pristine condition, Circa 190...(more)

$4,450.00 - View Item    #100-1-1489

Victorian Bird Motif Earrings

Three colors of 10 karat gold (yellow, rose and green) are masterfully combined to create these splendid late-nineteenth century drop earrings depicting pretty birds amongst leaves and flowers. Delightful! Measure _long by _ wide.

$1,875.00 - View Item    #20-1-2064

Victorian Garnet Bracelet

Three glowing cabochon garnets are entwined in a handmade double-serpentine chain in this bewitching antique bracelet, circa 1885. The bracelet measures its original full 7 3/8 inches - rather rare for a bracelet of this age. The central section conceals a flip-down bale to accommodate an added char...(more)

$3,350.00 - View Item    #40-1-3908

Georgian Style Diamond Cluster Ring

This is an intriguing ring recently crafted in the Georgian style in silver over rose gold. Rose-cut diamonds are set into collet settings with closed backs in a traditional cluster pattern. The ring shank is quite dimensional and is carved in an openwork scrolled foliate motif. This is a dead ringe...(more)

$7,950.00 - View Item    #10-3-2618

Antique Pear Shaped Diamond Negligee Necklace

A sparkling, sensuous and sexy original Edwardian 'negligee' necklace. A pair of old mine-cut pear shape diamonds weighing 1.65 carats each - 3.30 carats total - dazzle and dance on two offset diamond and platinum pendants in this truly exquisite and ravishing Edwardian necklace - circa 1900. The ch...(more)

$29,750.00 - View Item    #90-1-4271

Moonstone and Diamond Lingerie Necklace

This enchanting twin-pendant - or negligee - necklace, hand-crafted in 9 karat white gold over 14 karat yellow gold, shimmers and glows with a luminous pair of blue moonstones which dangle from within slightly offset diamond pendants, surmounted by a glistening moonstone and diamond top. A sublime ...(more)

$6,750.00 - View Item    #90-1-4310

Art Deco Diamond Pagoda Dinner Ring

This impressive,all original platinum Art Deco diamond dinner ring showcases a 2.00 carat antique cushion-cut diamond bezel set atop a pierced high dome which is further set with European, baguette and rose-cut diamonds. The high-profile dome is reminiscent of an Asian pagoda, a stylistic motif whic...(more)

$21,500.00 - View Item    #10-1-1926

Platinum Jelly Opal and Diamond Ring

This high-cabochon opal, weighing 6.50 carats, looks as though it came from another planet. Luminous swirls of kaleidoscopic colors seem to float inside a veritable crystal ball - a holograph on your finger. This special opal is embraced on each side by sparkling baguette and bright-white, round bri...(more)

$5,950.00 - View Item    #30-91-5364

Sapphire, Diamond, Platinum Chain Necklace

A shimmering 18 1/2-inch neckchain composed of oval-shape blue sapphires and variously shaped rose-cut diamonds. 25 sapphires total just shy of twenty carats and 24 diamonds total 4.50 carats in this fun, informal and sexy necklace in platinum. As lovely with blue jeans as blue satin.

$11,750.00 - View Item    #90-91-12

Exceptional Art Deco No-Heat Burma Ruby, Platinum and Diamond Ring

We hate to part with this amazingly gorgeous, original Art Deco ruby and diamond ring - (but that's what we do for a living). A luscious, electric candy apple-red, square emerald-cut ruby, accompanied by an GIA certificate stating: no-heat - Burma origin, radiates from within a superb and stunning p...(more)

$35,000.00 - View Item    #30-1-5489

3.46 Carat Edwardian Carré (Square-Cut) Diamond Ring

This astonishingly beautiful, original Edwardian diamond ring, circa 1910, gleams with a gorgeous square step-cut, or Carré cut (an emerald-cut, diamond without cut corners), accompanied by a GIA - Gemological Institute of America grading report stating: J c...(more)

$48,750.00 - View Item    #10-1-4843

18 Karat Yellow Gold Snake Necklace

SssssssssA gorgeous green-eyed, venemous, slithery serpent to caress your lovely neck. Sssssssss. The woven scale like texture is lithe, supple and slinky. The serpents head and forked tongue is rendered in contrasting platinum. Ssssssss

$5,950.00 - View Item    #90-1-1315