*All items in 'What's New' have been posted within the last 30 days
Thirty-two electric-purple, faceted oval amethysts, adding up to about 75 carats, glisten and glow from within a classic rivière-style necklace by way of Victorian England. The enchantingly beautiful necklace is crafted in gilded metal, making it a much more affordable version than its 9 karat and ...(more)
A beautifully constructed high-quality engagement or just-for-fun ring. A square diamond flanked by two baguettes sit atop two contrasting, platinum and 18K yellow gold, undulating diamond bands. Charming, in a finger size 5 1/2.
A rare and wonderful, late-nineteenth century, double-strand opal bead necklace culminating in a decorative opal and diamond clasp designed to be worn in front. The subtly graduating beads display a shimmering color profile of pastel green and blue with flashes of yellow and orange, and each bead is...(more)
This sleek and shining platinum and diamond band ring, circa 1950s, glistens across your finger with a center row of baguette diamonds bordered on each side with small single-cut diamonds for a bright and flashy effect. The triangular diamond-set shoulders transition to a knife-edge ring shank. 1/4 ...(more)
Few, if any, original Art Deco sapphire and diamond straight line bracelets come as fine and fabulous as this gorgeous example from the 1930s. Five bright-white sparklers alternate with six royal-blue, French-cut sapphires, all which are set in a sleek and substantial bracelet, masterfully handcraft...(more)
A bright-white and brilliant, original 1920s-30s vintage European-cut diamond, weighing 1.05 carats, has found a new home in this exceptionally lovely vintage-style mounting, recently recreated in platinum in faithful emulation of the enduring Art Deco style. The gorgeous diamond, which is accompani...(more)
From nineteenth-century France, repoussé wreaths adorn both sides of this ultra-charming hexagonal locket, superbly crafted in rich 18K yellow gold. French hallmark and assay mark. Just shy of 1 1/8 inches across, 1 3/8 inches with loop.
A pair of silver butterflys are flitting among the silver tulips in this iconic 2 inch-plus wide brooch from Denmark's most celebrated jeweler and silversmith. Moonlight Blossoms #283.
Make a stunning statement with this 1 inch long, unique and impressive platinum, diamond and sapphire cocktail ring, starring a 3.00 carat marquise-cut diamond. The shining stone is enveloped in undulating swirls and ribbons of diamonds and is further sparked by a pair of tapered baguette diamond, a...(more)
A beautiful European-cut diamond, weighing .20 carat, is featured in this lovely Art Deco engagement ring. The stone sparkles within an engraved, floating box setting, die-struck in 14 karat white gold. The tapered shoulders are adorned with pierced scrolls and the sides display a striking trellis g...(more)
Lovingly hand crafted in platinum over gold, this enchanting Edwardian bangle bracelet dates back to the turn-of-the-last century. The open foliate designed top centers on a luminous, high-cabochon moonstone and glitters with 1.75 carats of bright white old mine-cut diamonds. A fanciful and feminine...(more)
It must be supper time! We've never seen a ruby-eyed, golden poodle run so fast! This frisky frolicker measures 1 1/2 by 3/4 inch. 18K yellow gold.
A gem! This darling and relatively diminutive ring from the first decade of the twentieth century highlights a fine, bright and vivid red Burmese ruby flanked left and right with a sparkling European-cut diamond. The shoulders are finished with a pair of tiny rose-cut diamonds in this sweet and love...(more)
A gorgeous glowing orange-amber colored Madeira citrine with a rather novel cut: faceted below and cabochoned on top, fills a glittering rose-cut diamond frame in this very lovely early-twentieth century ring, finely crafted in platinum over gold. Th top measures 1/2 by 3/8 inch; ring size 4 1/2+.
Originating from turn-of-the-twentieth century Great Britain, a charming diamond drop necklace designed and rendered in darkened silver over 9ct. rose gold in a highly stylized, open bell shape motif. The pendant glitters with an array of rose-cut and old mine-cut diamonds, totaling .85 carat, and m...(more)
A classic, low-profile, original, early-Art Deco diamond engagement ring from the 1920s. A bright and lively European-cut diamond, weighing 1.01 carats, is embraced by double, mirror-image swirls of french-cut sapphires with sparkling full-cut diamonds (presumable replacements for old mine-cuts) spa...(more)
This classic late-Victorian solitaire engagement ring, circa 1890- 1915, features an icy-white European-cut diamond, weighing .53 carat. The scintillating stone is held aloft by six talon prongs seamlessly arising from the artfully hand engraved mounting. Crafted in sturdy 10K yellow gold. The diamo...(more)
2 and 1/2 inch long and lovely, nineteenth century drop earrings lightly crafted in a stylized variation of the classical, Etruscan amphora motif. The central amphoras swing freely inside a symmetrical wishbone shaped frame, all of which are ornamented with delicate granulation and twisted rope des...(more)
An architecturally inspired, platinum and diamond mounting culminates in a bright-white and shining, half-carat European-cut diamond in this stunning, original Art Deco engagement ring - circa 1925. The beautiful center stone radiates from within a four-cornered setting and is embellished left and r...(more)
Look who washed ashore! An adorable diamond studded, emerald-eyed, golden shelled amphibian friend for your shoulder or lapel. His/her shell is realistically rendered in shimmering 18K yellow gold, his head, legs and tail are in diamond studded platinum, and his head moves side to side. Expertly and...(more)
Lightly and lovingly crafted, circa 1900, this ultra charming Art Nouveau necklace artfully combines velvety golden swirls, bright purple amethysts and a dangling freshwater pearl for a fanciful and feminine effect. The chain measures 18 inches, the pendant extends 1 inch.
A photo of your loved one is protected by an artfully hand engraved buckled sash in this very lovely oval locket, hand crafted in warmly patinated 9ct. gold, by way of the 19th century British Isles. 15/16 by 13/16 inch.
For a short time during the 1950s, nineteenth century Victorian style jewelry enjoyed a strong resurgence, and this classic slide bracelet is a striking example of the favored style. The 14K bracelet is composed of 9 individual, variously shaped, double slides; the gemstones include: diamond, turquo...(more)
The crowning glory of this refined and radiant, original Art Deco solitaire engagement ring - circa 1920s - is a scintillating European-cut diamond, weighing one carat and accompanied with a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: J color - VS2 clarity. The exquisitely designed platinum mounting is die-...(more)
An enchanting array of ten pastel colored, natural sapphires, ranging in color from pale blue and yellow, aqua, light lavender and pink - totaling 17 carats - glisten and glow from within golden bezels arranged in the form of a sizable (2 5/16 by 1 3/4 inches) cross for a stunning and highly ...(more)
Created during the 1940s-50s in emulation of enduring 1920s-30s Art Deco style, this stunning platinum and diamond engagement ring with fitted wedding band features a sparkling white, transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing .92 carat. The gorgeous stone is accompanied by a GIA Di...(more)
If only this were imperial jade! This intricately hand made cocktail ring from Italy, rendered in characteristic Buccellati-esque style, presents a bright green, high-domed cabochon, or sugarloaf, dyed chalcedony (aka chrysoprase) centering an elaborately ornamented mounting, hand crafted in 18K yel...(more)
This very artsy & craftsy bauble centers on a round cabochon moonstone shimmering inside a concave oval brooch with a hand-hammered texture. Uniquely lovely in 18K yellow gold. 1 3/8 by 7/8 inches.
A lovely Deco delight! A beautiful half-carat European-cut diamond sparkles from within a four-cornered setting atop an elegantly styled, hand made mounting enlivened with a single-cut diamond twinkling on each side. The graceful shoulders transition to a fluted ring shank adorned with a darling twi...(more)
Jewels for beer lovers! This extraordinary set is comprised of a pair of earrings and matching brooch depicting a rather unusual subject: hops flowers! They are realistically rendered in shaded and textured, two-tone rose and yellow gold and are surmounted by a single leaf; one sinuous stem winds ar...(more)
We are pleased to present this spectacular and spectacularly sparkling, one-of-a-kind, 1930s vintage diamond ring, starring a bright white and beautiful European-cut diamond, weighing just 3 points shy of 2 carats (1.97 carats to be exact). The gorgeous stone scintillates from within a platinum beze...(more)
A high-color, high-clarity, high-voltage, original late-Edwardian/early-Art Deco engagement ring - circa 1920 - featuring a spectacular European-cut diamond, weighing 3.14 carats, accompanied with a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: G color - VVS1 clarity. The resplendent stone crowns a multidimen...(more)
A .45 carat bright sparkling-white, high-quality European-cut diamond presents all of a half-carat plus from within a high profile, illusion-style setting in this classic mid-century engagement ring, crafted in 14K white gold. The shoulders are enlivened with pairs of round brilliant-cut diamonds se...(more)
A lovely carved quartz crystal pendant - also known as camphor glass - from the 1930s. A tiny diamond twinkles at the center of the crystal window, framed by engraved white gold. The pendant measures 1 1/2 inches long (including the bale) and 5/8" wide. The new 14 karat gold chain measures 16 inch...(more)
Strikingly dramatic, classic Art Deco colors and design artfully combine in this original, ultra chic dinner ring, sleekly hand crafted in platinum, black onyx, and diamonds - circa 1925. Note the decorative under gallery. One inch long and lovely. Ring size 8 1/4.
A natural, deep robin's egg blue (and somewhat egg-like) cabochon turquoise suspends from a sparkling .20 carat old mine-cut diamond in this very sweet late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century drop. The turquoise is set in 18K yellow gold, the diamond is set in a platinum bezel. The pendant measures ...(more)
An enchanting white opal displaying predominant bright pink flashes against a multi-colored background, fills the center of this classic antique halo ring. The beautiful gemstone is framed by a 12 sparkling white old mine-cut diamonds total a half-carat. The top measures 9/16 by 1/2 inch, currently ...(more)
A classic, original English 'carved ring' beautifully handcrafted in 18K yellow gold with a touch of silver on top, featuring a continuous flash of five bright-white, high-quality European-cut diamonds, totaling 2.10 carats. The coruscating quintet is interspersed with tiny twinkling rose-cuts and t...(more)
Chic minimalist modernism is exemplified in this bright and glistening line bracelet composed of 23 cool blue aquamarines set end-to-end in gleaming 14K white gold. 19 carats total weight, 7 inches long.
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.
Something different and quite distinctive in an original late-Art Deco diamond ring - circa 1930s. The moderne, geometrically conceived jewel is crafted in gleaming 18K white gold and features a central, geodesic, rose-cut diamond embellished all around with arched rows of small rose-cut diam...(more)
We've converted this pretty pair of late-19th century lingerie pins into a charming pair of hair barrettes. Handcrafted in lovely rosy-yellow 9 karat gold and dreamy robin's egg blue turquoise with spider’s web matrix, one navette shape is ever so slightly larger than the other. Measurement: 1 5/1...(more)
Little birdie's don't come any lovelier than this charming chickadee dressed in shimmering iridescent feathers of blue, pink and green enamel. She is perched inside a golden oval frame embellished with lustrous natural pearls, enameled leaves and a sparkling white old mine-cut diamond. Expertly craf...(more)
A resplendent, bright white, transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 1.27 carats and accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: I color - VS1 clarity, scintillates front and center in this tailored and traditional, late-Art Deco engagement ring. The center diamond is se...(more)
Pretty in pink! From the first decade of the last century, England that is, comes this extra sweet and lovely bracelet composed of five sparkling, bubblegum pink tourmalines alternating with open, leaf-like links set with shimmering seed pearls. The center is in 15ct. yellow gold, the rectangular br...(more)
A bright luscious green emerald-cut emerald, weighing about 1.25 carats, glistens and glows inside a sparkling white frame of transitional round brilliant-cut diamonds in this traditional and timeless jewel, hand crafted in platinum, circa mid-20th century. The under-galley is finished with an open ...(more)
From England with love, a romantic vintage keepsake in which to display and protect one or two photos of your loved ones'. Everyday is Valentine's Day! Crafted in sturdy 9 ct. yellow gold and artfully hand engraved on the front. 7/8 inch (without loop) by 3/4 inch across.
A contemporary negligee necklace centering on an asymmetrical pair of pave diamond-set drops, swinging from four princess-cut diamonds which, in turn, splay into a sparkling diamond necklace that transitions into bright 18K white gold bead style links. 2.00 carats total diamond weight, 17 inches lon...(more)
A handsome, sleekly sculpted gentleman's ring in 18k rose-yellow gold, circa 1930-1940. This sophisticated ring features a flush-set .85 carat golden-brown, natural-color old-mine cut diamond. Suave. French eagle assay mark on outside of shank. Ring size 9.
It's much easier to navigate the dark city streets with starlight shining over your shoulders. These wonderfully wearable Victorian earrings twinkle day and night with a pair of 'star set' old mine-cut diamonds in gleaming 18K yellow gold. The 1/2 inch discs are bordered with fine twisted rope.
From turn-of-the-twentieth century Great Britain comes this thoroughly enchanting Art Nouveau necklace. The pendant features a pair of glistening lime green peridots dangling inside and below a classic whiplash motif studded with shimmering seed pearls. The 2 inch long pendant is 15ct. gold, the 20 ...(more)
From Edwardian England, Chester, 1901 to be exact (the hallmarks tell us so), comes this pristine and precious ruby and and diamond flower ring, crafted in rich 18K yellow gold and platinum. Seven petals sparkle with bright white, old Swiss-cut diamonds encircling a rich red faceted oval ruby. Delig...(more)
Here's is a Queen Bee if there ever was one! Boasting a 1 and 7/8 inch (plus) wing span, sparkling with with 2.85 carats of icy-white, high-quality diamonds, this emerald-eyed honey will add some serious buzz to your shoulder or lapel. Wonderful and weighty in platinum (wings) and 18K textured yello...(more)
A very wise (and completely politically correct) Chinese elder dons bookish spectacles, traditional headgear and a very impressive Fu Manchu mustache in this whimsical and exotic Art Deco jabot pin by Polak-Ainé, Paris, circa 1925. He is molded in rich cinnabar red glass and embellished with...(more)
A classic Victorian design is perfectly emulated in this three-stone opal and diamond ring, recently crafted in England in rich 18K yellow gold. The enchanting trio displays a wide ranging palette of electric pastel colors with emphasis on green, blue and pink, further enlivened by two pairs of bri...(more)
A superb and 'striking' snake ring, dating from the late-1800s, to coil around your finger. The Victorian era ring is crafted in gleaming yellow gold and crowned with a pair of sparkling old mine-cut diamonds totaling .40 carat. 7/16 inch at its widest point; ring size 8 1/2.
Six luminous lunar rocks (a.k.a. moonstones): 4 ovals, 1 round and 1 pear shape, plus a sparkling pale blue sapphire, are arrayed in 9ct. gold and emit a celestial sheen in this breathtakingly beautiful necklace from to 1930s-40s Great Britain. The chain measures 17 1/2 inches, the pendant extends 2...(more)
Darling drop earrings dating back to early last century. A sparkling pair of bright-white old cut diamonds, weighing .35 carat, dangle from within octagonal platinum settings, surmounted by a tiny collet-set diamond and a 6.5 mm.natural half-pearl. The gold is 15K, hence most likely of British origi...(more)
Here is one of the most beautiful circle brooches we've ever seen, and we've seen a lot! Exquisitely rendered in platinum over 14K rosy-yellow gold, the intricately designed wreath sparkles all around with collet-set European-cut diamonds augmented with four lustrous natural pearls placed at the car...(more)
His eyes aflame with rubies, and with a sparkling white diamond in one paw, the King of the Jungle stalks the wild Savannah in search of his prey. That could be you! Sculpted in weighty 18K yellow gold, he measures 2 1/8 inches by 1 inch.
Most carved rock quartz crystal pendants from the 1930s tend toward a fanciful and frilly filigree design, however, this streamlined shield shape beauty displays the striking architectural geometry associated with the Art Deco period. Crafted in bright 14K white gold and dotted with a twinkling diam...(more)
A subtle yet effective variation on a traditional engagement ring, this mid-century sparkler features a bright-white and brilliant transitional-cut diamond, weighing .35 carat. The beautiful diamond is flanked left and right by a gleaming straight baguette diamond set in a classic 'fishtail' setting...(more)
A scintillating pair of bright-white, high-quality, round brilliant-cut diamonds, weighing a third-of-a-carat each, float in the center and slightly above sparkling diamond-set cushion shape frames in these wonderful and wearable earrings by Pepi of Beverly Hills. 1.00 carat total diamond weight. 7/...(more)
Red (calibre ruby), white (diamonds) and blue (enamel) stars and stripes shine and sparkle within a platinum shield anchored by ... an 18K golden anchor! Beautifully handcrafted, strictly for naval officers, their spouses and American patriots. 1 1/8 (without loop) by 11/16 inches.
A big, bright and beautiful, high-voltage sparkler, weighing 3.10 carats, graded L color - VS1 clarity by our in house gemological laboratory, is the crowning glory of this rare, original Art Deco engagement ring. The resplendent, transitional European/round brilliant-cut stone radiates from atop a ...(more)
This fierce, ruby-eyed, mythological creature, half eagle, half lion - griffin (or gryphon) by name - is taking a wild ride on a diamond-set arrow to deliver a sparkling diamond in his beak via air mail. Masterfully sculpted in gleaming 18K yellow gold - circa 1900.
1 5/16 by 1 3/16 inches.
This splendid, architecturally inspired, Art Deco engagement ring features a bright and lively transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing just two points shy of one carat. The scintillating stone crowns a classic ziggurat style mounting, crisply hand crafted in platinum and sparklin...(more)
Here we have one of the most striking and unusual locket and chain pairs that we've ever run across. Crafted in 800 silver with dark gunmetal colored inlays, a complicated process known as niello, the concentric circle motif of the locket is centered with a rose gold flower and suspends from ...(more)
A sleekly modeled, elongated emerald-cut aquamarine, weighing 5 carats, glistens with a cool, swimming pool-blue hue in this minimalist, mid-century pendant necklace crafted in gleaming 18K white gold. The aqua measures 5/8 by 5/16 inch. The 18K white gold chain measures 18 inches.
Diamonds do not come any whiter than this .78 carat high-voltage sparkler, accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: D color - VS1 clarity. The European-cut center stone centers a sleekly designed and rendered Art Deco mounting, hand fabricated in platinum - circa 1920s-30s - with shield ...(more)
A bright, sparkling white, round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 1.45 carats, is the crowning glory of this sensational, mid-twentieth century cocktail ring, artfully crafted in platinum. The elaborate geometric design is a highly stylized variation on the classic Art Deco zigurat motif, and is comp...(more)
This platinum, hand fabricated engagement ring, dating from the 1930s, centers on a beautiful, brilliantly scintillating, transitionally-cut diamond, weighing .80 carat, that presents somewhat larger than its actual weight due to the illusion style setting. The stone is set with four crisply sculpt...(more)
The classic Art Nouveau whiplash motif in white enamel is brightened and embellished with shimmering green enameled leaves, a opalescent pink enameled flower blossom, and a swinging kite shaped drop accented with a small diamond and three natural pearls. Artfully rendered in 18K gold, circa 1900, th...(more)
A rosette composed of six tiny twinkling rose-cut diamonds is centered in an elegant oval framed with a double ellipse border all in a matte gold finish, die-struck in 9 karat gold in England, circa 1890. The pendant measures 1 3/8 inches in length including bale by 13/16 inch in width. the pendant ...(more)
This spectacular 'wow!' ring wraps your finger with three bright-white and blazing European-cut diamonds totaling 3.65 carats. The tantalizing trio radiate from within slightly raised bezel settings, each of which is embraced by a partial circle of sparkling old mine-cut diamonds accentuated with de...(more)
From the days of Charles Dickens, The Bronte sisters, Thomas Hardy, et al, a charming book locket hand crafted in 9ct yellow gold, hence of British origin, and masterfully hand engraved on both sides. This miniature tome displays a hand painted portrait of a comely Victorian lass and measures 7/8 by...(more)
Pristine and precious love knots, crafted in radiant 15K yellow gold by way of nineteenth century Great Britain. 1 inch long, light and lovely.
At no less than 59 inches long, this exotically striking antique chain (perhaps from Russia but we can't be sure) can be worn both doubled, tripled or full length, flapper style. The torqued silver oval links are inlaid in black, a process known as niello. The triple 'slave' links are rendere...(more)
10 rose-cut diamonds glisten in the sun or by candlelight from within each of these foliate style ear drops dating back to the early-to-mid nineteenth century. The pear shape, or tear drop, bottoms swing and sway below glittering diamond-set leaves. Rare, wonderful and as sweet as can be. About 1.10...(more)
Crafted in platinum this engagement ring features a 0.44 carat bright and beautiful European cut diamond set low into a square top accented on each side with a smaller diamond. The gallery is beautifully engraved with a wheat sheaf motif and the ring is further detailed with delicate milgrain bead ...(more)
An electric royal blue oval sapphire, weighing 2.32 carats, is elegantly presented in platinum and diamonds in this exceptionally lovely vintage ring, crafted in platinum, circa 1930s-40s, by Birks Jewelers (formerly Henry Birks & Sons, now Birks & Mayors), one of the most renowned jewelers'...(more)
A bright-white and blazing, antique mine-cut diamond, weighing just five points shy of one carat, with a color E and VS1 clarity, as graded by the GIA, is featured in this classic, traditional Art Deco diamond solitaire ring, crafted in platinum, circa 1920s-30s. For a touch of added sparkle, each s...(more)
These unusual and unusually alluring moonstone earrings feature a luminous pair of lunar rocks shimmering from within glittering halos composed of alternating Burma rubies and rose-cut diamonds. Celestial! Crafted in rich 18K yellow gold, they measure 11/16 by 5/8 inches.
Striking geometric shapes harmonize with delicate Victorian ornamentation in this artsy earrings and brooch ensemble dating back to the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Lightly and lovingly hand crafted in softly patinated 14K yellow gold. A sweet suite. The earrings measure 1 1/2 inch by 5/8...(more)
Add a splash of glitter to your coif with this charming, gracefully curved, nineteenth century hair barrette, crafted in darkened silver over 14K yellow gold and studded with a twinkling array of rose-cut diamonds. 2 1/2 inches long.
Up up and away in my (your) beautiful balloon! The alluring and airy design of this fabulous Edwardian hot air balloon pendant necklace will elevate your senses. Sparkling European and rose-cut diamonds combined with a deep purple amethyst center and basket add extra lift to this wonderfully whimsic...(more)
We commissioned one of our finest jeweler's to create a new home for this gorgeous 1.46 carat vintage cushion-cut diamond (circa 1920) and we couldn't have asked for a lovelier or more suitable result. The resplendent diamond sparkles from within a vintage inspired, 6 prong, cathedral style mounting...(more)
This cool and refreshing, luscious liquid blue, 17.42 carat aquamarine boasts a striking and distinctive octagonal outline, ideal for this classic Mid-Century cocktail ring. The captivating gemstone glistens above and between a pair of sparkling, three-tiered diamond-studded steps crafted in platinu...(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)
A brilliant, icy-white transitional-cut diamond, weighing .89 carat and accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: G color - VS2 clarity, sparkles loud and proud from the center of this crisply hand crafted, Late Art Deco engagement ring - circa late 1930s-1940s. The platinum mounting is c...(more)
Sparkling pairs of round brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling .80 carat, center golden buttercups, separated by a slender dangles, in these fun, versatile and 'swinging', 1 and 1/8 inch long drop earrings.
An artfully stylized, crisply hand engraved, Greek-key sash decorates both sides of this Victorian oval locket, crafted in nineteenth century Great Britain in velvety patinated 15K yellow gold. i inch by 3/4 inch.
From the historic Canadian jeweler, Henry Birks & Sons, now Birks and Mayors, comes this striking, streamlined and highly distinctive 1940s-50s vintage engagement ring, crafted in platinum and featuring an ultra high-color and clarity half-carat diamond. The icy-white stone scintillates between an u...(more)
Relatively petite that is. A velvety blue .70 carat emerald-cut sapphire glistens between a pair of sparkling diamond-set shoulders in this very lovely vintage ring, crafted in platinum during the mid-twentieth century. A perfect sapphire engagement ring. Currently ring size 5.
A rare and radiant original Art Deco 'target' ring, circa 1920s, centering on a bright and lively European-cut diamond, weighing approximately .90 carat. The sparkling 'bull's-eye' is framed by a row of royal blue calibre sapphires followed by a wider outer row of glittering white diamonds fo...(more)
Created to glisten by candlelight during the early-nineteenth century, one inch long, incandescent, antique ear drops crafted in darkened silver over 9K rose gold and set with a glittering array of primitively cut rose-cut diamonds. Rare and romantic.
A delightful pair of 2 and 1/8 inch long, large banded agate ear baubles by way of nineteenth-century Great Britain. The largest bead measures 18 millimeters, the smaller one measures 12 millimeters. The fittings are 9 karat yellow gold. Fun and bouncy!
A gracefully stylized bell shape lavaliere necklace, dating from the first or second decade of the last century, crafted in gleaming 14K gold by the renowned American jewelry manufacturer Krementz. A faceted round garnet glistens from the center, a lustrous freshwater pearl dances below and crowns t...(more)
Lustrous button pearls center a pair of golden buttercups with a pretty bow in between in these charming and cheerful antique drop earrings, lightly and lovingly hand crafted in gleaming 18K yellow gold. 1 5/8 inches long.
A rare, wonderful and sizable antique pendant necklace, highlighting a luminous oval moonstone, presented in consummate Victorian fashion. The moonstone is held in place by no fewer than twenty-four prongs and is embellished with a subtle rope-motif frame, hand-engraved design elements, and three tw...(more)
Modestly proportioned for an aquamarine, this lovely ring stars a pleasing pallid blue gemstone, weighing 3.75 carats, embraced on each side by a twinkling pair of diamonds. Lightly crafted in gleaming 18K white gold with a striated, size 4 3/4 ring shank.
From the very literary nineteenth century British Isles come this captivating volume with a beautifully hand engraved, 15ct. yellow gold cover. A picture is worth a thousand words! 3/4 inch.
The iconic Atlas band ring by America's most renowned purveyor of pretty things in small packages. Stamped: Tiffany & Co. c 1995 750 ITALY. Ring size 9 3/4.
Sparkling trios of European-cut diamonds, centering as many articulated sections (two circles anchored by a stylized bell motif) are embellished with fine platinum latticework in these 1 and 3/4 inches long, delightfully delicate, original Edwardian drop earrings - circa 1910. Ravishing rarit...(more)
Three slender dangles, diamonds on the outside and a pearl in the center, swing and sway with your every movement in this fabulous and feminine Edwardian necklace, masterfully hand crafted in platinum over 18K yellow gold - circa 1910. A varied combination of classic Edwardian motifs: bows, swags, l...(more)
Who can dispute the distinctive allure of suffragette jewelry? and here is a case in point: The iconic purple, green and white colors, represented here in peridot, amethyst and (mabe) pearl, beautifully coalesce in this gorgeous Arts & Crafts/Art Nouveau style pendant dating back to the first co...(more)
Hooray for the red, white & blue! The ruby and sapphire in this amazing three-stone ring are so perfect that we couldn't tell if they were synthetic or genuine - we opted to get a second opinion from Stone Group Laboratories - (Advanced Gemological Services to the Trade). The verdict: ...(more)
A shimmering trio of freshwater pearls dangle and dance below a classic seed pearl-set whiplash motif in this charming, original Art Nouveau pendant necklace - circa 1910. Made by Champenois and Company from Newark, NJ from 1865 until the 1950s. 14K yellow gold, the newly added chain measures 16 inc...(more)
Eight individual and distinctive Victorian style slides were assembled during the 1950's, when Victoriana briefly made an encore appearance, to create this lovely and interesting 14K gold bracelet which, during the last fifty plus years, has obtained an antique-like patina. This is a larger version ...(more)
From Victorian England, a charming oval locket hand crafted in 15K yellow gold and masterfully hand engraved on both sides with foliate and floral motifs. Lovingly worn with age and un-monogramed! Just under one inch high by 13/16 inch wide.
A scintillating trio of sparkling white European-cut diamonds, totaling 1.90 carats (the center alone weighing 1.14), emit an intense triple sparkle from within a gorgeous, hand made, thoroughly engraved platinum mounting - circa 1925. Three tiny round diamonds further enliven the shoulders of this ...(more)
From the 19th century British Isles, Ireland perhaps?, comes this splendid link bracelet, masterfully crafted in textured 15K yellow gold and adorned all over with raised three-leaf clovers. A full 7 1/2 inches! (rare for the period)
An outstanding, original, late-Edwardian/early-Art Deco diamond ring displaying exceptional impact. Filigree work, hand engraving and meticulous milgraining makes this jewel is an extraordinary example of early-20th century platinum artistry. The beautiful ring features a central antique cushion-cut...(more)
A faded denim-blue cabochon sapphire, with a shimmering star (a.k.a. asterism), weighing 12 carats, resides in a beautifully sculpted, low-profile mounting, designed and rendered in 10K white gold and silver (quite unusual) by the estimable Philadelphia jeweler - J.E. Caldwell. The mounting is artfu...(more)
An icy white European-cut diamond, weighing just shy of one carat (.95) and bearing a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: F color - SI2 clarity (the stone is eye-clean with no black inclusions), sparkles loud and proud from within this elegantly understated engagement ring dating from the first or s...(more)
A classic, original Art Deco bracelet, circa 1930, centering on a sparkling marquise diamond outlined with bright green calibre emeralds.
The bracelet is comprised of three distinct sections glittering with 6 carats of bright-white high-quality diamonds. Hand fabricated in platinum and measuring a f...(more)
A sweet little (3/8 inch diameter) flower, plucked from an English garden during the first or second decade of the last century, centers on a faceted round blue sapphire encircled by sparkling diamond petals. Crafted in platinum over 18K yellow gold, stamped inside the size 6 1/4 ring shank with Bri...(more)
Just over one-and-a-half inch long and gracefully curved, this charming late Victorian~early Edwardian hair ornament shimmers with a central row of natural button pearls bordered on each side by glittering rose-cut diamonds. Crafted in silver topped rose gold. Sweet.
These are impossible to find! An original Art Deco eternity wedding band, crafted in platinum and sparkling all around with 38 French-cut diamonds, totaling one carat. One side is engraved: 'June 27 1939', the other side reads: 'J.H.D. - J.C.'; they can come off, but why? An unsizable 6 3/4.
What truly dapper gent wouldn't want these dashing and distinctive, carved and faceted, regal purple amethysts to peak out from your jacket cuff? Each amethyst centers an old mine-cut diamond set in silver, the links are 14 karat gold. The four diamonds total .65 carat, the discs measure 9/16 inch. ...(more)
In the jewelry world, lavalier necklaces with asymmetrical drops such as this are referred to as negligees (not to be confused with the slinky sheer nightgowns), and this sparkling early-twentieth century jewel, in glorious blue & white, is as lovely as they come. A faceted round sapphire, crown...(more)
This fabulous and highly distinctive 1 inch wide bracelet, probably dating from the 1950s, is composed in double rows of textured links alternating in rich 18K rose gold and green gold, creating a beautifully blended shimmer. The ingeniously engineered slide style clasp is finished with an open leaf...(more)
Original Art Deco (circa 1930) engagement rings crafted in two-tone gold are rare birds and this one is a beauty. Crisply die-struck and hand finished in 18K yellow and 14K white gold by the Charles Barnet Company of New York, this superb and stunning jewel centers on a bright-white, high-quality ol...(more)
A beautiful bargain in an original platinum and diamond late-Art Deco engagement ring from the 1940s-50s. The bright white center stone, weighing .30 carat, is somewhat included (giving it an I1 clarity) but that doesn't hinder its lovely sparkle. The diamond is embellished all around with glitteri...(more)
From Belle Epoque France, circa 1900, feminine, lacy lines of platinum and glittering diamonds form a highly stylized fleur-de-lys design, culminating in a dancing bright-white pear-shaped diamond weighing 1.25 carat. Jewels from the French Belle Epoch are essentially equivalent to British and Ameri...(more)
A stunning European-cut diamond, weighing 1.14 carat, is framed by almost half-a-carat of companion diamonds in this striking, original platinum Jazz Age jewel. Diamond tulips hold the squared halo aloft in this size 5 1/2 ring. Circa 1920s, this is a lovely engagement or right-hand ring.
Traditionally used to decorate the swords of the samurai of feudal Japan, this shakudo ornament has been repurposed into a lovely and sizable locket. The multi-color image depicts a man on horseback releasing a bird to the sky, a rendering which we believe may point to the Japanese legend "The Grati...(more)
Sparkling rays of sunlight shine from this warmly tinged 1.43 carat old European-cut diamond, accompanied with a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating W-X color - VS2 clarity. Set in an original Art Deco, hand-engraved platinum mounting, a wreath of diamonds embraces the heart-warming diamond. Set low ...(more)
A petite, yet gemmy, bright green emerald is the central attraction in this exquisitely designed and executed, original early-Art Deco dinner, or right hand, ring. This extra-lovely almost antique jewel was finely hand crafted in platinum, circa 1920s, and displays an artful combination of Edwardian...(more)
Art Deco era jewelry that foreshadows the Retro era to come always makes a bold statement, and this fabulous wrap around style ring is no exception. The top is a concave field of sparkling round brilliant-cut diamonds enveloping an electric green bullet-shaped emerald cabochon. Trailing the emerald ...(more)
A highly stylized diamond heart necklace by one of America's foremost fashion jewelry designers - Cathy Waterman. This romantic and sparking jewel is crafted in platinum and hangs from a 16-inch black silk twisted rope cord with fittings. Everyday is Valentine's Day. The heart measures 1 inch long ...(more)
A marvelous mine-cut diamond, weighing .90 carats and accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: J color - VS1 clarity, shines from this original, hand fabricated platinum Art Deco mounting. The split shoulders sparkle with twelve single-cut diamonds. A sleek vintage beauty in a ring size ...(more)
A trio of bright-white European-cut diamonds twinkle and glisten as they swing and sway from their diamond post. Lovely in silver-topped 14 karat gold, these delightful Victorian darlings dangle 3/4 of an inch, making them perfect for every day or for a fancy event.
In glorious blue and white, the perfect barrette to tame your tumbling tresses or accent a sweeping updo. The barrette alternates seven sapphire and eight eye-popping old mine-cut diamonds, all contained within a very wearable 14k white gold frame. The barrette measures 1 7/8 inches long and 3/16 i...(more)
An easy to wear, every day, 17 inch long necklace in 18 karat two-tone gold. This lithe and lovely, negligee-style, tassel necklace dangles and sways with your every movement.
These cool and artsy mid-twentieth century ear clips by one of the world's most distinctive jewelers - Marsh and Company, formerly of San Francisco, have attained classic status. Crafted in their signature blackened steel, a pair of shimmering cultured pearls, surmounted by sparkling diamond flowers...(more)
This sleek Art Deco engagement ring, dating from the 1920s-30s, features the classic architectural lines characteristic of the period. Centering a bright and beautiful European cut diamond, weighing just shy of a half carat, set within a square head leading to a pair of glittering stair step shoulde...(more)
We’ve converted this 2 and 1/4 inch long and slender bar pin into a much more useful and fashionable hair barrette to add a dash of flash of glitter to your glistening locks. Elegantly crafted in platinum over 14 karat gold, circa 1900, it scintillates with eighteen bright-white European-cut diamo...(more)
This sparkling mid-twentieth century jewel centers on a bright and lively European-cut diamond, weighing 1.24 carat and emitting a gentle warm tinge. The very lovely and close-to-flawless diamond is set in a geometric head crafted in 14 karat white gold. The traditional 1920s-30s vintage engagement ...(more)