*All items in 'What's New' have been posted within the last 30 days
In classic vintage style, a deep-red, 0.42 carat ruby sits at the center of this lovely 10 karat white gold halo ring. Beautifully matched single-cut diamonds surround the ruby. Sweet. In a finger size 5 1/2.
Original Victorian diamond earrings don't come by very often, and these late-nineteenth century sparklers are a real find. A matched pair of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds, weighing 1.05 carats, are presented with characteristic Victorian charm in these darling dangles, hand fabricated in 14K ro...(more)
Newly made in timeless Edwardian style, a vibrant, violetish-blue sapphire, embraced by four split prongs, sits at the center of this beautiful ring. Three rows of tiny twinkling diamonds lead from the brightly polished ring shank up to the striking sapphire. In a finger size 6 1/2.
This darling Victorian circle or wreath pin glistens all around with small, lustrous seed pearls, a trio twinkling old mine-cut diamonds and bright lime green demantoid garnets. Delicately crafted in 14K rosy-yellow gold and equipped with loop to accommodate a watch or pendent. Just over Circa 1890-...(more)
A lot of thought and effort went into this highly unusual and highly distinctive cuff link and shirt stud set by Tiffany & Company. The geometric design of the oval shaped tops are artfully composed of tri-color 18K gold (yellow, rose and white), with black onyx and gray hematite inlays, for a t...(more)
As the seasons change and the leaves transform, the first drops of rain fall like diamonds in this soothing Art Nouveau style brooch. Hand-fabricated in 18 karat yellow gold, careful enameling colors the graceful leaves. Two bezel-set, old mine-cut diamonds add a pop of sparkle, with a silky, natu...(more)
A scintillating septet of bright and beautiful Old Mine-cut diamond sparklers, totaling .85 carat, are arrayed vertically and horizontally in this very lovely, 5/8 inch long Victorian dinner ring - circa 1890. Hand engraved inside ring shank C.B.O. to F.M.W. Currently ring size 6+.
Twinkle twinkle little stars. A bright-white and sparkling trio of old mine-cut diamonds are 'star-set' atop a gleaming 18K yellow gold band. Circa 1880 (Victorian), most likely English, currently ring size 8.
This streamlined, subtle variation on a traditional engagement ring, dating from the late-1930s-1940s, flashes day and night with a beautiful, bright-white transitional round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing .57 carat. The stone is securely presented in four trefoil prongs between sleek diamond-set a...(more)
Formerly one of a pair of double clip brooches (they were all the rage in the 1930s), this architecturally inspired Art Deco masterpiece, reminiscent of the top of the Chrysler building, has been reincarnated as a gorgeous necklace pendant. The dynamic geometric design is composed of a varied array...(more)
This classic English Victorian necklace, circa 1890, culminates in a removable snowflake pendant/brooch, sparkling in the center with a cluster of 9 bright-white Old Mine-cut diamonds, totaling 1.30 carats. The pearl necklace, which looks just as lovely, if considerably less flashy alone, is designe...(more)
A bright white and shining pair of Old Mine cushion-cut diamonds, weighing 1.10 carats, dance and dazzle below classic Victorian surmounts, hand crafted in ravishing rosy-yellow gold, accented with a dash of black enamel. Circa 1890-1900. 7/8 inch.
This dynamic late-Art Deco dazzler, hand fabricated in platinum, circa 1930s, flashes front and center with an ultra-sparkling European-cut diamond, weighing 1.36 carats. The gorgeous center stone is embellished on each side with a row of vertically-set baguette diamonds, and all around with glitter...(more)
A profile of a classical beauty is hand carved into the pretty pink 2.25 carat topaz intaglio, accentuated with a dramatic black enamel bezel surround. On the flip side, our lady is safely protected under her cabochon dome. The hallmarks suggest Vatican City (just a stone's throw from Roma, Italy wh...(more)
Just shy of 1 inch long, here is a charming navette (or marquise) shape dinner ring, circa 1930s. The ring shimmers with a carved rock quartz crystal, pierced in the center with a tiny twinkling single-cut diamond, set inside and atop a scalloped gold frame. Currently ring size 7.
This modestly proportioned yet thoroughly engaging, Art Deco engagement ring, dating from the 1930s, is die-struck and hand tooled in gleaming platinum. The quarter-carat center diamond scintillates from within a gracefully domed squared setting adorned with four additional single-cut twinklers. The...(more)
A sizable (7/8 by 5/8 inch) pair of bright, light, natural apple green jades are simply presented in 14K rosy-yellow bezels in these fun and festive ear clips dating back to the mid-twentieth century. Accompanied by a Stone Group Lab gemstone identification report stating: Natural. No indication so ...(more)
A bright and beautiful transitional-cut diamond, weighing .14 carat, sparkles at the center of this traditionally styled, 14K white gold ring, rendered in consummate Art Deco style, featuring the architectural diamond-set steps exemplary of the period. Currently ring size 6 1/4.
We're not quite certain when this sinuous golden serpent was hatched - late-nineteenth or mid-twentieth century when Victorian style enjoyed a popular revival. Nonetheless, this radiant reptile boasts textured scalar hand engraving and a colorful enameled crown. The green stone is chrysoprase and a ...(more)
This fabulous hummingbird brooch, crafted in 14K gold, manages to keep aloft with her large, shimmering mother-of pearl wings. Her elegantly embellished turquoise head is further accented with a flash of red rubies. It is not surprising that early Spanish explorers called hummingbirds flying jewels,...(more)
A beautiful, rich velvety blue round brilliant-cut sapphire, weighing 1.19 carats, glows between a pair of dazzling pear-shaped diamond shoulders (.45 carat total weight) in this traditionally styled platinum ring crafted during the late-twentieth century. A perfect sapphire engagement ring. Current...(more)
Exceptionally bright, orange-salmon Pacific Ocean coral dangle earrings capped in 18K yellow gold, measuring 1 1/2 inches.
Just in case your Jacobite Ghillie Kilt Shirt has French cuffs, these 9 ct. rose gold, bloodstone and jasper (or sard) cufflinks, designed and rendered in classic Scottish style, will do the trick. 7/8 inch. British hallmarks indicate c. 1915.
This delicate and charming antique drop centers a .20 carat old mine-cut diamond sparkler set atop a vertical beaded openwork design held close within a circular border and suspended from an elongated oval beaded link. Sweet. The pendant rests upon a fine 17 inch chain of 14 karat gold. 1 5/16 by 1...(more)
A captivating combination of yellow and white gold come together in this lovely three-stone ring, die-struck and hand finished during the 1920s-30s. A bright white Old Mine-cut diamond, weighing .45 carats, shines at the center, and is joined east and west by a matching pair of smaller stones, all o...(more)
A gorgeous, original Art Deco engagement ring, circa 1920s, masterfully and meticulously die-struck and hand crafted in the rarely encountered precious metal - 20K white gold! This beautiful treasure from a bygone era proudly features a fiery white European-cut diamond, weighing .42 carat, which pre...(more)
From the 1930s comes this light and lovely frosted carved quartz crystal pendant, overlaid and set with delicate 14 karat gold filigree with a matching bail. A bright-white, single-cut diamond glistens at the center. 1 5/8 by 3/4 inch. Sweetly suspended on a 17-inch link chain.
Chic contemporary classics. A bright white and sparkling pair of round brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling .65 carat, are flush-set in wide, circular settings crafted in satin finished 14K white gold. 5/16 inch.
An Art Nouveau sweetheart blooms in this small cluster of maple seed pods rendered in shimmering green enamel over 15 karat rose gold (hence most likely of British origin). All are vibrantly hued, gently fading from grass green to sunny yellow with the cell structure faintly appearing through...(more)
This adorable original vintage contoured wedding band is the perfect mate to your Lang engagement. It features a glittering quintet of single-cut diamonds set within bright platinum. It is currently ring size 6.
A bright-white and beautiful European-cut diamond, weighing 1.38 carats, shines and sparkles at the center of this classically styled, platinum solitaire ring. In consummate Art Deco style, the round diamond is given a quasi-geometric presentation with tasteful trefoil prongs and a single full-cut d...(more)
A bright and sparkling old mine cushion-cut diamond, weighing .70 carat, shines at the center of a glittering bouquet of diamonds in this delightful vintage engagement ring dating from early last century. Hand crafted in platinum and 14K yellow gold, delicate millegraining accentuates the fine diamo...(more)
Art Nouveau stick pin perfection! A natural pearl glimmers from within a curvaceous whiplash foliate design so indicative of the period. The whiplashes are finished in baked enamel and delicately colored in gently fading orange at the outer edges, behind which glows through rich 14 karat yellow gold...(more)
These lovely Victorian drop earrings, crafted in 15 karat yellow gold (hence of British origin), bring together an alluring variety of textures and shapes anchored with a a pair of sparkling round diamonds at the bottom. Wonderful and very wearable, 1 1/4 inches long.
This classic turn-of-the-century 'halo' ring highlights a deep blue, high domed, sugar loaf sapphire weighing 2.35 carats. The gemstone glows from within an oval shaped surround (or halo) of 9 bright white and sparkling old-mine cut diamonds, totaling 2 carats, set in silver atop a regal gallery of ...(more)
This uncommonly lovely and sizable Victorian locket (measuring 2 by 1 1/4 inches) is masterfully rendered in satiny, bloomed 18 karat yellow gold and is adorned in front with delicate seed pearls, each shimmering from within an Etruscan style beaded setting. This precious keepsake, circa 1875, opens...(more)
A radiant and ravishing transitional round brilliant-cut diamond is minimally presented in a quartet of trefoil prongs. The 1.07 carat diamond is accompanied by a GIA diamond grading report stating I color and clean VS1 clarity. Beautiful engraving leads down the tapered platinum ring shank. An eleg...(more)
This graceful and dainty Art Nouveau pendant, circa 1900, combines whimsical and natural elements indicative of the period, yet uniquely its own. A small European-cut diamond twinkles from within a petite buttercup and curlicue, all of which are framed by an open skirt outlined with silvery seed pea...(more)
Elegant and sexy, 1 and 3/4 inch long diamond drop earrings, sleekly crafted in platinum and culminating in a glittering pair of bright-white, pear shaped rose-cut diamonds, weighing .90 carat each but presenting closer to 2 carat each in outline (as modern-cut stones). The bezel-set diamonds seemin...(more)
This lovely pair of antique diamond stud earrings are crafted of 14 karat gold in a stylized buttercup design. Each earring glitters with a small old mine-cut diamond, the pair totaling .15 carats, each cut to take full advantage of its optical properties. Although petite, they pop from across the r...(more)
Crisply die-struck and hand finished to replicate fine lace, this striking Art Deco ring focuses on a fancifully shaped, faceted citrine exuding a warm honey colored glow. The ornate two-tone filigree ring is adorned with gold and white blossoms, transporting the wearer into vanished gardens of the ...(more)
A bright-white and dazzling 1.23 carat old European-cut diamond takes the limelight and reflects the sunlight in this original Edwardian beauty. Intricately hand fabricated in platinum, the hand-engraved, hand pierced and delicately millegrained mounting appears as domed lace, with a glittering arra...(more)
An enchanting, thoroughly feminine, antique swag necklace, dating from the turn-of-the-century, highlighting three pretty, pastel blue aquamarines: a pear shape center and a pair of matching ovals. The curvaceous centerpiece is composed of fine rope textured gold wire with a pair of small, lustrous ...(more)
A simply classic and beautiful platinum diamond eternity band made by the inimitable Tiffany and Co. Sparkling with .65 carats of bright-white round brilliant-cut diamonds going all around, this is a perfect band for stacking, to complement an engagement ring, or just because it's lovely. In an unsi...(more)
Few if any aquamarines come as fine and fabulous as this luscious, crystalline blue gemstone. The elegantly fashioned emerald-cut, weighing an impressive 45.34 carats, undoubtedly originates from the legendary mines of Santa Maria, Brazil and is presented with minimal fuss in a hand made, open work ...(more)
These fun and fabulous original Art Deco earrings, crafted in platinum, circa 1930, are composed of classic three-row, ruby and diamond demi-hoops embellished on the sides with pairs of angled baguette diamonds and square rubies. Below, 6 bright red, round rubies dangle and dance with your every mov...(more)
A slender and sexy pair of crystalline, pear-shape aquamarines, displaying a charming pastel-blue hue, glisten, swing and sway without any help or need from accent stones in these lovely, lissome drop earrings, newly crafted in 14K white gold. 1 3/8 inches long.
From turn-of-the-twentieth century America comes this delicate and darling Art Nouveau pendant designed with whip-lashing curves studded with tiny seed pearls framing a buttercup-set, small old mine-cut diamond, and a elongated fresh water 'wing' pearl shimmering below. 1 1/4 by 7/8 inch. The chain ...(more)
This handcrafted, vintage style, solitaire diamond ring features a sleek, lustrous, ice-white emerald-cut diamond, weighing .90 carats, dancing solo on a platinum stage, further adorned with hand-engraved laurel leaf and milgrained shoulders set upon a refined, yet hearty, shank. It is securely set ...(more)
An ever-enduring classic with impeccable style is this Tiffany & Co. diamond solitaire ring. The lone star is a .34 carat, H, VVS2 round brilliant-cut diamond brightly shining and securely set within six platinum prongs set atop a glowing 18 karat band stamped Tiffany & Co. and numbered. Acc...(more)
Monet's lily pads have been snatched from a canvass and set with patriotic colored (if you're French or American) gemstones - diamond, sapphires and rubies - in this ultra-lovely and highly dimensional bangle bracelet, crafted in 14K green gold (for the leaves) and rose gold (for the bangle) during ...(more)
Designed and rendered in archetypal Art Deco style, in finely textured two-tone gold, this very lovely, diamond centered, shield-shape pendant supports a sparkling old mine-cut diamond dancing below. It measures 3/4 inch and suspends from a 16 1/2 inch chain.
A festive pendant watch rendered in gleaming 9K rose gold and adorned with vibrant green guilloche enamel on the dial and further embellished with golden Fleur-de-lys on the back cover. Swiss movement. 1 3/8 by just over 1 inch.
The perfect couple! Art Deco opulence is embodied by a pair of rich, vibrant-green cabochon-cut emeralds, together weighing 3.25 carats, glowing at the apex of a diamond and emerald-studded jewel. A mingling of old mine, European and Swiss-cut diamonds are nestled within scalloped spires of platinum...(more)
This clean, crisp and quintessential newly made Art Deco-style bauble radiates front and center with a round faceted violetish-blue sapphire, weighing 1.72 carat. The gorgeous gemstone is accompanied east and west by sleek bullet-shaped diamonds, all within a surround of glistening round brilliant-...(more)
This rare and wonderful Georgian-era ring (circa late-18th ~ early-19th century) is crafted in silver over 14K yellow gold and displays a scintillating array of rose-cut diamonds embellished with black enamel. The crown of the ring measures 5/8 inch in length and a rounded 5/8 inch in width where it...(more)
A distinctively divine, original late-Art Deco engagement ring - circa 1930s-40s - centering on a sparkling white European-cut diamond, weighing .45 carats. The scintillating stone is highlighted left and right by small triangular set diamond accents and is bordered all around with a glittering fra...(more)
A diamond sprinkled eight-ray star sparkles from within a flashy diamond studded square in this Victorian Revival ring, hand fabricated in two-tone gold during the 1940's as a reminder of a more gracious time. The ring sits comfortably close to the hand, allowing the diamonds (totaling .60 carat) to...(more)
Bold, gold and sizable (1 7/16 by 1 1/16 inch) ear baubles by the estimable designer of modern high-fashion jewelry - Henry Dunay. The artfully designed, quatrefoil motif is rendered in rich 18K yellow gold and finished in a shimmering, spun gold-like texture. Fun and festive!
Few original Edwardian-era engagement rings come as fine or as fabulous as this delectable platinum and diamond dazzler. The central, bright-white and beautiful European-cut diamond, weighing three-quarter carat, is majestically embellished all around with characteristically delicate and feminine, h...(more)
This sleek and sizable, diamond-eyed steed has broken from his corral and is kicking up some serious diamond dust in this magnificently sculpted brooch, rendered in velvety 18K yellow gold, plus a pair of bright white and sparkling round brilliant-cut diamonds, weighing .80 carat. Signed Moboco with...(more)
Classic Victorian cluster diamond ear drops glistening with a varied array of rose-cut diamonds, totaling 1.50 carats, set in 14K rose gold. 1 1/8 inch (1 5/16 with ear wire).
Newly rendered with Art Deco design and integrity, this sparkling classic is fabricated in platinum and highlights a bright-white, high-clarity, antique cushion-cut diamond, weighing just 2 points shy of a half-carat. The gorgeous diamond appears to float within a finely milgrained frame composed of...(more)
They don't come much sweeter than this shimmering diamond and natural pearl snowflake, or pinwheel, pin and pendant - circa 1890. Each of the six sections are composed of a graceful stylized heart motif which combine to create an ultra-lovely and eminently wearable keepsake. 7/8 of an inch.
An ultra-sparkling pair of gorgeous, high-caliber, high-color, high-clarity diamond stud earrings comprised of of two modern round brilliant-cut diamonds, each weighing 1.56 carat (3.12 carats total weight). The diamonds are set in classic four-prong mountings, hand fabricated in platinum, and each ...(more)
We don't come across many pairs of 1930s vintage aquamarine earrings and these Art Deco dangles are a rare delight. The duo of placid blue emerald-cuts, totaling 7 carats, glisten from within interior Greek-key style borders leading to a scalloped frame of dazzling white diamonds, all of which swing...(more)
This handsome 14 karat Victorian dress watch chain with fancy engraved bar links is functional as both a pocket watch chain and as a necklace for a slender neck. At 14 1/2 inches long, one end is secured by a swivel clasp, and the other by a large spring ring. Dapper as a watch chain, chic as a neck...(more)
A gorgeous, rich, royal blue sapphire, weighing 1.55 carats, glows from the center of a classic solitaire ring, crafted in 18 karat rose gold. Six full-bodied, pointed prongs elegantly present the gemstone. Lovely as an engagement ring, or just because you look good in blue. Currently ring size 4.
A captivating cushion-cut sapphire, weighing 2.41 carats, radiates from the center of this refined, solitaire style Art Deco ring. Sapphires simply do not come any bluer or more beautiful than this breathtaking beauty. Set in sleek platinum, a knife-edge ring shank leads to a pair of bright-white ba...(more)
Crafted in 9 karat yellow gold (hence most likely of British origin), this charming Victorian horseshoe stickpin sparkles with .60 carats of old mine-cut diamonds. There is a tradition of giving newlyweds a symbol of a horseshoe in order to wish them good luck in their marriage. This pin has a bit o...(more)
Overlapping bars of glowing red Burmese rubies and glittering rose-cut diamonds frame a single, shimmering, natural button pearl in this delicate and delightful Edwardian-era jewel - circa 1900-1915. A precious precursor to the coming Art Deco period. 7/16 inch across, currently ring size 5 1/2.
Exquisitely die-struck and hand fabricated in platinum during the 1920s, this striking Jazz Age jewel artfully incorporates timeless design motifs into a perfectly proportioned engagement ring. A brilliant European-cut diamond, weighing .85 carat, blazes front and center in a pristine mounting desig...(more)
This is probably the very first gent's ring we've encountered that features an antique rose-cut diamond - and a bright and impressive one at that. The foil-backed one-carat-plus stone flashes with geodesically arranged facets from atop a smartly sculpted, two-tone (rose and white) gold mounting craf...(more)
A gleaming, golden Excalibur, measuring just over 2 1/2 inches long and sparkling to the hilt with old mine and rose-cut diamonds. Unsheathe your inner King Arthur! Victorian, circa 1880.
From Victorian England, a romantic pair of gleaming, golden sweethearts, crowned with sinuous stems and leaves and each centered with a lustrous natural half-pearl, rub shoulders as they dangle from a decorative seed pearl-set bail. Somewhere in time, one tiny seed pearl was replaced with a glass pe...(more)
A lovely 1930s vintage Art Deco bracelet, sans diamonds, crafted in white gold over yellow gold - testing 15 karat, thus perhaps of British origin. Each ornately engraved section is pierced with an open navette-shape motif. 6 3/4 inches long by 3/16 inch wide.
A timeless Victorian Revival open work design superbly rendered in gleaming 15K rosy-yellow gold, probably during the 1930s-40s, centered with alternating turquoise and natural pearl half-round buttons. 7 3/8 by 7/16 inches.
A collet-set diamond dangles below a diamond centered shield crafted in platinum and 14K yellow gold, circa 1930, in this darling and distinctive Art Deco drop. The pendant measures 13/16 inch, the newer chain measures 16 inches.
An elegantly bloomed 15K gold antique puff heart pendant is adorned with delicate twisted rope scrolls and a diagonal sash sporting a central shimmering diamond bordered by flaming crimson rubies. Hallmarks indicate the antique jewel was made in Chester, England in 1903. Measuring 11/16 inch in widt...(more)
Rare and wonderful, this Victorian-era rose-cut diamond solitaire hails from the 19th century Netherlands. The .35 carat rose-cut diamond catches the light from every angle and is set in silver atop a tailored yet feminine design, crafted in lustrous rose gold. Hallmarked and in excellent condition...(more)
A chic and sophisticated 1930s vintage jewel highlighting an elongated, oval cabochon, purplish-red ruby, weighing 7.00 carats, imbued with a shimmering, but slightly wobbly, star (a.k.a. asterism). The enchanting gemstone is presented with splendid Art Deco artistry in a platinum frame sparkling al...(more)
This very distinctive and distinguished gent's ring, fashioned in classic 'cigar band' style with a ribbed design, highlights a bright and shining round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing .70 carat (but presenting somewhat larger due to its raised, white gold, hexagonal setting), accented on each side ...(more)
From Scandinavia's premier silversmith and jeweler comes this wonderful bracelet and earring suite, hand wrought in sterling silver in the form of scallop sea shells. Signed Georg Jensen Inc USA, design numbers 123 on the bracelet, 133 on the earrings. Bracelet measures just shy of 7 1/2 inches long...(more)
From late-Victorian England comes this very lovely keepsake, crafted in velvety 9K yellow gold, framed with repousee style engraving, and twinkling in the center with a tiny star-set diamond. This pristine pendant measures 1 by 3/4 inch and is monogram free!
A scintillating septet of gorgeous, high-crowned, old mine-cut diamonds, totaling 2.50 carats, join forces to create this dynamic ultra-sparkler, crafted in silver over gold - circa 1890 - during a brief Georgian revivalist period. The top measures just over 1/2 inch; currently ring size 8 1/2.
Here is one of the most uniquely beautiful antique crosses we've ever had in our collection, and we've seen many. The emerald centered post and cross bars are composed of faceted crystal, capped and overlaid with rose gold decorations. Old mine-cut diamond and emeralds drops dangle from the sides an...(more)
A beautifully blazing European-cut diamond, weighing 1.43 carats, scintillates day and night from within a subtle, yet striking, variation on a classic engagement ring. In place of the usual plain baguette diamond shoulders, the center stone is further embellished with an angled pair of small round ...(more)
A fiery and fabulous a 1920's vintage European-cut diamond, weighing just one point shy of two-and-a-half carats and imbued with just a touch of sunshiny yellow, sparkles solo from within a minimalist solitaire mounting, newly and meticulously hand fabricated in 18K yellow gold to replace the worn-o...(more)
A bright white trio of baguette diamonds (one straight and a pair of tapered), totaling a half-carat, shine shoulder-to-shoulder in this sleek mid-century wedding band, designed to add a dash of flash to your engagement ring. 18K white gold, ring size 5 1/4-.
A darling and delicate negligee pendant necklace, circa 1910, centered with a twinkling buttercup-set diamond swinging freely inside a square open work frame. A shimmering pair of freshwater pear drops dace below. 1 3/4 inches, the newer chain measures 16 inches.
This precious little dove, outfitted in shimmering lime green enamel trimmed with tiny twinkling diamonds, will bring some blessed peace to your life and color to your wardrobe. 1 1/4 by 7/8 inches.
A petite, precious and pristine collectable - circa late-1700s ~ early 1800s - featuring a glowing trio of oval cabochon garnets. Hand crafted in 18K yellow gold, the white enamel inscription reads: "MARY LEARY OB 19 AUG 1781 AEI Y 10 M".
The AEI stands for Affinity, Eternity, Infinity or Amity, Et...(more)
Here is a serious ring for a man's man (or even a lady's man - or both)! An amazing, high-domed cabochon star sapphire, weighing a whopping 42.19 carats, displaying a cool denim blue hue, imbued dead center with a distinct six-legged star - a.k.a. 'asterism' (the reason the star appears just a tad o...(more)
Three cascading strands of bright orange-salmon Mediterranean coral beads to brighten any outfit. They measure from 18.5 to 21 1/2 inches. The beads graduate from about 4.5 to 8.0 millimeters. Frutti de Mare!
A gorgeous, glistening Old Mine-cut diamond, weighing one-and-a-quarter carats, crowns a dazzling diamond dome in this original early-Art Deco delight, die struck and hand finished in platinum - circa 1920. The scintillating center stone is joined by six sizable companions, together weighing an addi...(more)
A sparkling variation on a romantic theme. This stylish and sizable 'work of heart' is elegantly crafted in gleaming 18K gold with the cleavage enwrapped with 1 carat of high-color, high-grade round brilliant-cut diamonds. Impressively proportioned - 1 7/8 by 1 3/4 inches - and like most of our cont...(more)
Originally designed as a convertible pendant/brooch combination, this exquisite Art Deco masterpiece was simplified by its former owner into a full-time pendant necklace, probably due to the fact that the pin stem was visible through the delicate openwork (if you wish, however, we can add it back). ...(more)
A golden, ruby-eyed and colorfully plumed momma bird is lovingly tending to her future family in this adorable, mid-century brooch from Italy, sculpted in 18K yellow gold. Every day is mother's day! She measures 1 3/8 by 7/8 inch.
A bright-white, blazing and beautiful European-cut diamond, weighing .86 carat, accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating I color - VS1 clarity, is presented in sculpted trefoil prongs, between two pair of small transitional-cut diamonds. The vintage diamond, which dates from the 1920s, w...(more)
A bright, oval cushion-cut Burmese ruby, weighing 1.00 carat (but appearing larger due to its shallow cut), and displaying a vibrant pinkish-red color, glistens in the center of concentric diamond-set ovals, crafted in platinum over 18K gold and glittering with a half-carat of bright-white antique-c...(more)
French Art Nouveau artistry is in full flower as long, sinuous golden leaves enwrap shimmering freshwater pearl 'angel wings' to create this lithe and highly stylized, nature inspired jewel. Circa 1900. 1 7/8 inches by 3/4 inch.
This precious and pristine platinum beauty dates back to the first or second decade of the last century. A bright and lively old mine-cut diamond, weighing .40 carat, is gracefully embraced by neoclassical scrolls doubling as half-bezels. Artful hand piercing and hand engraving on three sides of the...(more)
A darling aquamarine pendant necklace recently crafted in platinum in homage to the romantic Edwardian style of the early-twentieth century. The glittering diamond-set bow, a characteristic motif of Edwardian jewels, surmounts a pastel blue briolette aquamarine swinging to and fro below. The pendant...(more)
An eternal springtime charmer in pretty pastel blue and ravishing 18 karat rose gold. A lucky seven faceted oval cushion-cut aquamarines, totaling 18 carats, are evenly spaced across this vintage 1940s bracelet measuring 7 inches long.
Reputedly from nineteenth century Budapest, Hungary (of all places! although no hallmarks survive), comes this very unusual and and unusually beautiful round locket colored in a winter white enamel background and centered with a 1 carat natural royal blue sapphire. Three rubies, four rose-cut diamon...(more)
A sweet and lovely, Depression-era, carved rock crystal quartz pendant. The 14k white gold frame is exquisitely executed with fine ornate milgrained details. The shimmering frosted quartz is pierced in the center and features a tiny glistening single-cut diamond set withing a diamond shaped frame. T...(more)
Understated elegance in design competes with a bright-white and extravagantly sparkling transitional round brilliant-cut diamond in this traditional and timeless treasure, hand fabricated in platinum during the mid-twentieth century. The scintillating stone, weighing 1.12 carats, beams between a pa...(more)
An all white mother-of-pearl (pearl centered) and platinum (over gold), original (circa 1920s) Art Deco dress set to add some muted zest to your next white/black tie affair. A pair of double-sided cuff links and three shirt studs are adorned with finely milgrained, hand-pierced circular frames. Unde...(more)
Bold Art Deco geometry meets Edwardian romanticism in this ultra-sparkler dating from the 1920s. A blazing, high-color trio of European-cut diamonds, totaling three-quarter carat, is softened on the side gallery with diamond-set hearts. The tapered diamond-set shoulders are finished decorative hand ...(more)
In consummate Art Nouveau style (circa 1900) this lovingly enameled violet pendant channels the beauty of nature. Like a drop of dew, a bright-white diamond glistens at the center of the violet, with a satiny white freshwater pearl drop swinging to and fro. Though sweet year 'round, the violet was t...(more)
This fabulous early-20th century find features a varied array of royal blue lapis lazuli gemstones, including a central hand carved scarab crowned with a watchful pair of birds (Ibises maybe?) with a handful of natural freshwater pearls added for a dash of luster. A rare, exotic, exciting and except...(more)
A gorgeous, classically modeled, high-color and clarity, vintage emerald-cut diamond, weighing 1.79 carat and accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: G color VVS1 clarity, beams brightly between two pairs of perpendicularly arrayed straight baguette diamonds, set in a newly handmade pla...(more)
This artfully rendered example of the Egyptian Revival aesthetic of the 1920s depicts a scarab (the ancient Egyptian symbol of Ra the sun god) and the wings of Horus (the ancient Egyptian falcon god) and incorporates a pair of mirror-image birds. The scarab is carnelian, the translucen...(more)
A rare and resplendent, one-of-a-kind garnet bracelet from nineteenth century France. Each of the rich, deep raspberry colored, emerald-cut gemstones are framed in white enamel which matches the alternating high-luster natural pearls. The centerpiece and clasp is composed of four matching kite shape...(more)
An absolutely gorgeous European-cut diamond, weighing 2.09 carats, beams brilliantly from within an original platinum and diamond mounting dating from the early-twentieth century. The splendid ring, which you can tell from the all around hand engraving has never been resized, is adorned with a chara...(more)
A natural, no-heat oval sapphire, weighing 1.24 carats, radiates between a matched pair of bright-white European-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.30 carats (all from within finely millegrained octagonal settings) in this classic Art Deco three-stone ring, hand fabricated in platinum - circa 1920s-3...(more)
Consummate Art Deco artistry and sophistication is in full flower in this singular sparkler, circa 1925. A slenderly modeled marquise diamond is embraced on each side with a mirror-image, diamond-set floral motif accented with royal blue calibre and navette sapphires, bordered top and bottom with a ...(more)
A sizable (1 7/16 inches wide), unmonogrammed(!) round locket, crafted in sturdy, shimmering 10K yellow gold and centered with a single European-cut diamond sparkler to protect and display a picture of your loved one. Original late-Victorian - circa 1900.
A tiny twinkler tops this fancifully filigreed and thoroughly feminine engagement ring, die-struck in 18 karat white gold - circa 1930.
Modern simplicity in design and striking contrast in composition coalesce to create a truly stunning 1 and 3/16 inch wide by 7 3/4 inch long bracelet from the 1940s. Crafted in bright polished 14K rose gold and yellow gold stripes, a stunning Retro classic.
An elegantly elongated, diamond studded timepiece centers this sleek and slender, lithe and supple, diamond bordered mesh bracelet watch dating from the zenith of the Art Deco period - circa 1925. The fine 17 jewel movement is by Croton Watch Company of Geneva, Switzerland; the clasp is fancifully s...(more)
A kaleidoscopic play of honey and green, with flashes of reddish-orange and yellow, inhabit this exotic cabochon jelly opal presented in restrained Art Deco fashion between glittering diamond-set chevrons. A party for your pinky! (or any other finger). Circa 1930s. Currently ring size 6.
A captivating quintet of old mine-cut diamonds, totaling 1.25 carats, each baring an individual faceting style (as was the hallmark of the diamond cutters of yore), create a sparkling flash across your finger in this elegantly simplified and classic design, hand fabricated in 18K rosy-yellow gold - ...(more)
A bright and beautiful European-cut diamond, clocking in just 2 points shy of three quarter-carat, scintillates between glittering trios of diamond-set crescents in this stunning and sophisticated and highly distinctive Art Deco dazzler, hand fabricated in platinum - circa 1920s-30s. (The I1 clarity...(more)
Elegant fan motifs, a characteristic theme of classic Art Deco jewels, are studded with a sparkling array of old mine-cut and rose-cut diamonds (totaling 2.35 carats) in this gorgeous Jazz Age jewel, hand crafted in platinum over 18K yellow gold, circa 1925. The decorative pierce work wonderfully in...(more)
A simply stunning Edwardian-era three-stone ring, hand crafted in platinum and 18K white gold and starring a sweet and luscious and absolutely 'gemmy' natural Burmese ruby, weighing one-and-a-half carats. The crystalline gemstone boasts a diamond-like purity and displays a rich pinkish-red hue, and ...(more)