*All items in 'What's New' have been posted within the last 30 days
Affordable (by fine jewelry standards), original, beautiful, full Art Deco Necklaces are exceedingly scarce, and this truly stunning example, hand crafted in platinum during the 1920s-30s, is a rare find. The artfully designed centerpiece is composed of a sparkling array of round, baguette and marqu...(more)
This hand fabricated original Victorian brooch consists of fifteen well matched Mediterranean salmon-colored coral cabochons graduating in size from the center outward. The brooch is rendered in 14k yellow gold with a "C"clasp and affixed with underside hooks originally attended for dangling objets...(more)
Nearly two-thirds of a carat of bright-white diamonds glisten in beautifully handmade platinum over 18 karat yellow gold earrings. With early art deco elegance the earrings dangle almost two inches, with a satiny cultured pearl at the tip. The earrings came to us with their own box stamped "By appoi...(more)
A marriage of old and new, 0.85 carats of sparkling diamonds combine in this pretty cluster pendant. Made in platinum over 14 karat gold, the bottom floral element is circa 1910, with the upper trio of diamonds and bale being more recently added. On a new 18 inch 14 karat gold chain.
This truly exquisite lozenge shaped brooch dates from the height of the Art Deco period - circa 1925-35. The shimmering frosted crystal background centers on a high-color and quality transitional-cut diamond, weighing just under 1 carat, sparkling from within in a platinum bezel and fancifully fra...(more)
A classic cushion cut .88 carat vivid blue sapphire is the crowning glory of this engagement and wedding ring set. The strikingly blue sapphire engagement ring is accented east and west by three glittering diamonds on each side. The wedding band is cleverly shaped to embrace the engagement ring, wit...(more)
From the Roaring '20s comes this striking, natural color jadeite ring. Elegantly hand-fabricated in platinum, hand-engraved designs surround the jadeite and weave their way down the sides of the ring shank. Dramatically framed in black enamel and punctuated by twinkling diamond on two sides. A stunn...(more)
A gorgeous and glistening European-cut diamond, weighing .83 carats, sparkles mightily from the center of this delightful, die-struck, 18 karat gold ring. Delicate milgrain details run through the ring shank lending an added dash of panache to this beautiful, original Art Deco jewel. Lovely as an en...(more)
An enchanting array of iridescent pink, lavender and green shimmers from the five petals of this exceptionally lovely pansy flower, centered with a sparkling European-cut diamond. Masterfully crafted, circa 1900-1915 by Crane and Theurer of Newark, NJ. The brooch/pendant measures 1 inch.
Sophisticated elegance radiates from this fabulous Art Deco diamond dazzler, newly rendered in platinum recreating the design and using all of the diamonds from the original (but worn out) ring. The ring showcases a gorgeous square emerald-cut diamond, weighing 2.17 carats, accompanied with a GIA Di...(more)
This enchanting late Edwardian/early Art Deco dinner ring is exceptionally designed and rendered in platinum with lacy pierced details generously studded with sparkling diamonds. The central round faceted zircon weighs in at 3.00 carats and radiates with an electric turquoise blue hue from within a ...(more)
The diamond in this mid-century yellow gold engagement ring can only be described as sensational! The beautifully proportioned stone, G color and VS1 clarity, weighs just shy of three quarters of a carat and is ablaze from every angle. The two-tone gold architectural mounting is a quintessential ex...(more)
A stylized pinwheel/flower design shimmers with an array of lustrous seed pearls and sparkles in the center with a bright old mine-cut diamond. Crafted in radiant 14K rose gold, the late-19th century pendant measures 1 inch across. The new chain measures 18 inches.
This original Art Deco (circa 1920s-30s) jewel centers on a softly hued cushion-cut aquamarine set within a surround of platinum topped 18k yellow gold. A lovely example of the combination of geometric, curvilinear and floral motifs used during the Art Deco period. The pretty pastel gemstone is acc...(more)
A bright and lively European-cut diamond, weighing .43 carat, sparkles atop a distinctive high profile mounting adorned with consummate architectural Art Deco pierce work in a stylized fleur-de-lys design centered within a liquid, free flowing gallery. This sleek looking silhouette is die struck in ...(more)
A fabulous, strikingly beautiful and highly distinctive coral bangle bracelet by San Fransisco's legendary purveyor of Asian exotica, Gumps. Artfully hand crafted in rich and substantial 18K yellow gold, the hinged bracelet is composed of four deep orange, saddle shape corals interspersed with as ma...(more)
This simply sparkling mid-century wedding band was created in a time-honored, wearable design. It radiates white light across the finger with seven single-cut diamonds. Wear it alone or with your engagement ring. The band is sleekly crafted in 14k white gold and is currently ring size 5 ¼.
This 1 inch long and lovely Jazz Age jewel, circa 1920s-30s, presents a deep royal purple, elongated cabochon oval amethyst. The enchanting gemstone is framed in platinum in consummate Art Deco style with small twinkling diamonds punctuated top and bottom by calibre rubies, and on the sides with bla...(more)
A very cool and artsy pair of double-dangle diamond earrings crafted in platinum over radiant 18 karat rose gold. The striking asymmetrical design features a pair of moderne-style tassels suspending slightly askew from diamond-set arches surmounted by an old mine-cut stud diamond. These wonde...(more)
This stunning, though modestly proportioned (1 1/4 by 3/4 inches) Art Deco brooch is aflame with a super gemmy carved emerald, sapphire and a pair of carved rubies which, combined with a sparkling array of round and baguette diamonds, and a single kite shape diamond in the center, create a stunningl...(more)
The most beautiful and unusual Bohemian Garnet locket we've come across.
The sizable (2 3/8 by 1 3/8 inches) diamond-shape (as in playing cards) plaque and matching bail glitters and glows with double-tiered array of
multi-shaped garnets, closely packed for a stunning effect. The reverse houses a di...(more)
This classic Victorian style rose gold diamond solitaire harkens back to the late-1800s and features a beautiful and brilliant European-cut diamond weighing just shy of a half-a-carat. A timeless and traditional treasure, currently ring size 7 1/2.
Diana, goddess of the hunt, is superbly hand carved (much nicer than most) in this mythological (though absolutely real!) cameo brooch and pendant combo, dating from early last century. She's is modestly presented in a simple 14K yellow gold bezel frame. 2 3/8 by 1 3/4 inches.
Iridescent flashes of cobalt blue, orangy-yellow, lavender and green glow from within and without this elongated oval black opal in this singular and sensational dinner ring, crafted in platinum and sparkling single-cut diamonds, circa mid-twentieth century. Entrancing. 13/16 inch long, currently ri...(more)
Evoking the lightness and symmetry of fine antique Damask lace this Edwardian style ring measures 7/8 inch long dinner and showcases a half dozen scintillating mine-cut diamonds, totaling just shy of three-quarter carat. The bright-white stones are bezel-set with millegrain tooling seamlessly integr...(more)
A darling and demure vintage engagement ring, dating from the early 40s, styled and crafted with inspiration of both Art Deco architecture and Victorian sentimentality. Die-struck and hand finished in two-tone 14K gold, the ring is centered with a modestly sized yet sparkling single-cut diamond. Cur...(more)
Artfully and whimsically designed and rendered by the renowned Beverly Hills jeweler to the stars, circa mid-twentieth century - Ruser - come these fabulous, fantastical and indisputably 'heavenly' angel earrings. The freshwater pearl winged twins rest on puffy pearl clouds whilst the little angels ...(more)
A tantalizing trio of Montana sapphires wink from the center of this very sweet and artfully designed pin dating from the first decade of the last century. The 1 13/16 by 9/16 inch adornment combines both Arts & Crafts and Art Nouveau design influences and was produced by Hayden W. Wheeler &...(more)
About as sweet as they come, this bright and cheerful charmer, dating from the first decade of the last century, glistens front and center with a bright pastel blue faceted oval aquamarine. The enchanting gemstone is fancifully framed with yellow gold swirls dotted with vibrant lime green demantoid ...(more)
A gorgeous early-20th century European-cut diamond, weighing 3.01 carats, sparkles front and center in this consummate mid-century engagement ring. The scintillating center stone, classically presented in platinum between a pair of straight baguette diamonds, boasts exceptional proportions resulting...(more)
A ultra-elongated (3 1/2 inches long by 5/8 inch wide!) transitional Edwardian/Art Deco bar brooch, exquisitely hand crafted in platinum, circa 1920s, featuring an unusual and enchanting purplish-blue sapphire, weighing 5 carats, glistening front and center. The fabulous platinum setting employs met...(more)
A rare, yet timeless and sophisticated classic from the mid-century San Francisco jewelry designers and makers - Lorentz and Benoit. This sleek engagement ring features an icy-white, half-carat transitional-cut diamond, accented with dramatic long and narrow baguettes surrounded with single-cut spar...(more)
Glowing cabochon garnet drops swing-and-sway, to-and-fro and back-and-forth from matching ovals in these delightful, late 19th~early 20th century Bohemian (Czechoslovakian) ear drops crafted in 14 karat yellow gold. 1 1/4 inches long.
From the first or second decade of the last century, a ravishing and romantic necklace composed of four gleaming lime green peridots, the center of which is enveloped in an artful, open foliate design, expertly rendered in platinum, sparkling old mine-cut diamonds and small lustrous natural pearls. ...(more)
A lovely floral repousse design borders golden diamond centered ovals in these very lovely and wearable Victorian earrings measuring 11/16 by just shy of 1/2 inch. Circa 1890. They drop down 1 inch including the ear wire.
This breathtaking platinum diamond packed pin from the mid-20th century is a delight to behold. The central round brilliant-cut diamond bursts forth with sparkling diamond petals outlined with diamond baguettes which also serve as the stem. The flower is further adorned with a pair of pear shape dia...(more)
This fine, diamond-eyed, amphibious fellow sports a shiny green enamel and 18K yellow gold skin covered with cabochon ruby warts. A wonderfully whimsical creation by Tiffany & Co., circa mid-to-late twentieth century. Ribiting! He measures 1 1/2 by 1 3/16 inch
Blue-gray agate from the renowned Montrose region are inlaid into this sizable (2 1/8 inch across) open circle brooch hailing from late-19th century Scotland. The four round cabochons, two golden, and two dark plum-purple are actually glass. The central X motif section is raised inside the donut sha...(more)
Style and quality-wise we assumed that this ultra-stunning, high-Art Deco platinum and diamond bracelet is of French origin, when in fact it is à la Manière Française. This sweet Viennese confection is composed of five repeating lozenge-shape sections, each crowned with a high-color and cl...(more)
Circa 1900, a thoroughly lovely Art Nouveau pendant necklace designed with an artful variation on the characteristic whiplash motif, studded with lustrous seed pearls and featuring a pair of royal purple amethysts glistening within and below the curvaceous, open design. Rendered in 15K yellow gold, ...(more)
Reflecting the true sense of Victorian sentimentality is this lovely British, 9K heart shaped locket, featuring hand engraved stylized forget-me-nots surrounding an empty plaque still awaiting a personalized monogram. The locket opens to reveal a compartment perfect for displaying a loved one's phot...(more)
On the front, a rose gold swallow eternally hovers over a charming, hand engraved Chinois style fan and potted plant; on the reverse a fancifully hand engraved monogram (letter H) surmounts the the date '1879', in this superb and stunning Victorian-era keepsake, sturdily crafted in velvety 15K yello...(more)
A vintage jade cabochon carved with a lentil and vines motif and displaying variegated shades of apple green is bezel-set atop an 18K yellow gold stick pin. The jade measures 11/16 by 1/2 inch; the stickpin measures 1 7/8 inches. A perfect compliment to our vintage jade brooch #50-1-4909. The pin in...(more)
We see a lot of kilt pins and occasional bracelets but vintage Scottish earrings are exceedingly scarce. These sleek kite shape adornments are inlaid with contrasting deep teal bloodstone and sienna hued jasper and measure almost 2 inches long including the ear wire.
Hand fabricated in silver, circa...(more)
A gorgeous, rich royal blue, faceted oval sapphire, weighing one point shy of four-and-a-half carats, radiates from an almost equally stunning original platinum and diamond Art Deco mounting. The gemstone is framed top and bottom with small, deeply-cut, old mine-cut diamonds, and left and right with...(more)
An unusual, exotic and festive pair of hinged bangle bracelets expertly crafted with domed gold mesh dotted all around with bright royal blue lapis half beads, and further ornamented with turquoise blue enamel and floral motif overlays. Expertly and sturdily crafted in 14K with a rich, high-carat go...(more)
From turn-of-the-twentieth century France - a.k.a. La Belle Époque - (Edwardian on the continent) comes this ultra-fine and feminine necklace featuring a pair of refreshing pastel blue aquamarines. The sleek and slender design is delicately hand fabricated in platinum over 18K gold and acce...(more)
This astonishingly beautiful and truly sensational triumvirate of original late-19th century bangle bracelets, rendered in the classic Victorian style, boast superior quality natural Burma rubies (7.50 carats), exceptionally bright, crystalline Colombian emeralds (5.75 carats) and an ultra-sparkling...(more)
Hollow electroform (a Victorian-era manufacturing method) oval ornaments dangle from new ear wires in these ultra-lovely and eminently wearable 19th century ear drops, crafted in velvety 15K yellow gold (hence of British origin). The oval plaques measure 11/16 by 9/16 inch and drop 1 1/14 inches inc...(more)
1 and 1 1/16 inches wide and wonderful, this Victorian era hinged bangle bracelet is crafted in silver and is embossed all around with an artfully stylized floral and foliate pattern. By Vaughten and Sons, Birmingham, England - est. 1819!
An absolutely gorgeous, intricately ornamented, pocket or pendant watch centering on the front side with a 'Grand Marnier' (orangy-amber) colored oval colored in shimmering guilloche enamel glinting with a bouquet of rose-cut diamonds. The rich 18K yellow gold hunting case is thoroughly engraved on ...(more)
A superbly and artistically sculpted platinum and diamond mounting distinguishes this original Art Deco sparkler - circa 1920s-30s. However, the crowning glory of this exquisite jewel is a bright and brilliant European-cut diamond, weighing 1.29 carats. The radiant rock is ornamented all around with...(more)
This sweet and stellar Victorian jewel is crowned with a glistening rose-cut diamond-set six-pointed star accentuated with small round faceted rubies beaming between the rays. Hand fabricated circa 1890 in 9K rose gold, hence of British origin. Just shy of 1/2 inch across, currently ring size 5.
A larger than usual, and unusually colored enamel pansy flower brooch/pendant combo, crafted in 14 karat yellow gold. The precious pansy is centered with a lustrous cultured pearl and painted in dark coral, pink and yellow enamel. Victorian retrospective. Just under 1 1/2 inches high by 1 5/16 inch ...(more)
A blazing 8-pointed diamond-set star crowns this big, bold and beautiful bauble, designed and rendered in platinum over 14 karat rose gold and cobalt blue enamel, during the middle of the last century, in homage to its nineteenth-century Victorian predecessors. The 1-inch-plus diameter ring is gentl...(more)
Just over 3/4 inch long and ultra-lovely, this 1930s vintage navette-shape dinner ring highlights a deep claret-colored marquise garnet. The striking gemstone is fancifully presented in an elaborately filigreed mounting, die-struck and hand-finished in white gold and overlaid with yellow gold and ro...(more)
Crafted in two-tone gold, circa 1930s, this sparkling Art Deco solitaire engagement ring features a high-color European-cut diamond, weighing about a third-of-a-carat, shining solo between sloped, tapered, fluted and belted shoulders transitioning into the yellow gold ring shank. A cool, neoclassica...(more)
Five beautiful flower blossoms, or four-leaf clovers, composed of heart shape opal petals and a sparkling center diamond suspend from a fanciful golden necklace links in this charming and cheerful evocation of eternal springtime. The opals display a variety intense pastel hues of predominantly blue ...(more)
Petite, but packing a powerful punch, this vintage sizzler features a bright-white, high-quality European-cut diamond, weighing .35 carats. The center stone is flanked on each side by smaller pairs of arrowhead-set diamonds, creating two tiers of ultra-bright sparkle. A subtle and effective variatio...(more)
A collectable, and larger than usual, antique English Masonic ball fob, that opens to reveal a surprise. Expertly hand-fabricated in 9 karat rose gold, the ball in its closed position resembles a "ballot ball" used during Masonic voting. With a clever arrangement of hinges, which are barely percepti...(more)
This early twentieth century charmer centers on a bright turquoise cabochon presented within a delicately rendered caduceus style frame dotted with tiny seed pearls. A particularly lovely and artful design, circa 1910. The pendant measures 1 5/8 by 1 1/8 inches; the new chain measures 16 inches.
A superb and sophisticated high style Retro timepiece by the very fine Swiss watchmaker's - Jaeger Le Coultre. The sloped watch head sparkles with arcs of small single-cut diamonds and is angled to face the wearer in a that's referred to as a 'driver's watch' (keeps your hands on the steering...(more)
Newly made in London, England in enduring Victorian style, this cheerful charmer wraps your finger with a trio of bright and lively, lime green peridots punctuated in between with sparkling pairs of new European-cut diamonds. Crafted in rich 18K yellow gold with hallmarks inside the currently size 7...(more)
A half-inch diameter circle, crafted in platinum and brimming with 21 bright white old mine diamonds, is under girded by a rim of 18 gold and supported by decorative open work shoulders in this low profile, but ultra-sparkling, Edwardian-era finger hugger - circa 1910. Currently ring size 4 3/4+.
At just two points shy of three-quarters-of-a-carat, a bright-white and sparkling European-cut diamond takes center stage in this extra-lovely, original Art Deco engagement ring, die-struck and hand finished in gleaming 18K white gold, from the 1920s-30s. The dazzling diamond is accented on each dia...(more)
Light (hollow) and lovely, a classic late-19th/early-20th century hinged bangle bracelet, rendered in bright and sturdy 9K yellow gold (hence of British origin), elegantly hand engraved on the top half with a flowing foliate design. The bracelet fits about a 6 3/4 inch wrist size.
Fabulous Art Deco clips, masterfully hand crafted in platinum and extravagantly designed with over 10 carats of sparkling white diamonds and one carat of bright green emeralds. The elaborate mirror image design features a pair principal marquise-cut diamonds, each centering a pierced floral and ribb...(more)
Eternal springtime is embodied in this very lovely pansy flower brooch and pendant, festively colored in bright purple, yellow and white enamel and sparkling dead center with a bright white full-cut diamond. 14K yellow gold, Victorian retrospective (mid-twentieth century). 1 13/16 by 1 1/8 inches.
A darling, delicate and dazzling solitaire engagement ring, circa 1930s, crafted in platinum and glistening with a bright and lively transitional European-cut diamond. The center diamond is set in a slightly flared four-cornered setting which lends added outside dimension. The diamond is accompanied...(more)
Elegantly handcrafted in platinum over 18 karat gold, a classic and curvaceous Edwardian pendant necklace aglitter with three bright-white old mine-cut diamonds and a pair of dangling (perhaps natural) pearls separated by a diamond-set garland. Delightful. Circa 1910. 1 and 3/16 by 15/16 inches, the...(more)
A thick, bright and translucent cabochon jade, displaying a happy apple green color, is simply showcased in a sturdy 10 karat rosy-yellow gold mounting adorned on the sides with hand-engraved foliate motif shoulders. The accompanying Stone Group Labs gemstone report reads: No indications of polymers...(more)
Bright deep green marbling covers a white to light green translucent background in this exceptionally lovely natural jade brooch, artfully handcarved with a flowing foliate design. Dating from the middle of the last century, the 14 karat yellow gold brooch measures just shy of 1 1/2 inches across by...(more)
Few original Art Deco engagement rings come as cool as this sleekly streamlined sparkler. An icy-white European-cut diamond, weighing .22 carat, centers V-shape shoulders adorned with a striking, open, architectural louver design. Die-struck and hand finished in gleaming 18K white gold - circa 1920...(more)
Gently concave golden discs, centered with a tiny rose-cut twinkler, decorative hand engraving and bordered with a coin edge finish make for a delightful pair of everyday ear dangles. 15 karat yellow gold (British), 1 1/14 by 1/2 inches.
A bright and lively antique cushion-cut diamond (cut circa 1910), weighing just shy of one carat and imbued with a slight sunny yellow tinge, sparkles from within a newer vintage home (circa mid-twentieth century), in this sleek and stately engagement ring, crafted in platinum with tapered diamond-s...(more)
Very early, possibly Georgian (early Victorian at least) five-petaled garnet flower earrings crafted in silver over gold. Equally as lovely by sun, moon or candlelight. The flowers measure 11/16 by 3/4 inch but drop down from the (newer) ear wires 1 and 3/16 inches.
Simply delightful and eminently wearable, diamond ear drops dating from the first decade of twentieth century. A matched pair of old mine-cut pear-shape diamonds, together weighing just under one carat, sparkle from within finely milgrained platinum bezel settings and swing back & forth inside ...(more)
A refreshing, cool blue aquamarine, weighing just over one carat, fills a bright-white and sparkling diamond frame in this beautiful and eminently wearable jewel, recently crafted in platinum over 18 karat gold in enduring Edwardian style. From London, English hallmarks inside the (currently) size 6...(more)
11 carats of brilliant bright-white European-cut diamonds sparkle all the way around this dynamic Jazz Age jewel, dating back to the 1920s. Much more interesting and eye-catching than its usual straight-row counterpart, the 115 stones are grouped in alternating geometric arrangements: finely milgrai...(more)
Diminutive and darling, kind of like a tiny pocket watch, this Victorian era treasure measures 5/8 inch across, displays intricate engine engraving on both sides and currently displays woven hair from a dearly departed, circa 1875. The initials E.F.B. are engraved on the front.
Unmistakable early-twentieth century Tiffany & Co. quality and refinement distinguishes this sublime Edwardian/early-Art Deco bracelet from its counterparts. A gently graduated row of high color and clarity European-cut diamonds culminate in a 1.25 carats center stone of the same superior quality. T...(more)
Not only is this 6.79 carat, deep raspberry-red ruby natural color (no heat treatment), according to the American Gemological Laboratory (AGL), but the cut of the gemstone gives it the outline of about a 10 carat ruby. The beautiful ruby is of East African (Mozambique) origin and displays a silky sh...(more)
A vibrant, vintage square step-cut (Asscher-cut) diamond, weighing just above one-and-a-half carats, is simply and elegantly presented in a newly made platinum and diamond mounting, designed and rendered to match the 1920s-30s vintage of the center stone. The icy-white diamond is accompanied by a GI...(more)
Sweet and lovely and lustrous double rose-cut diamond earrings lightly crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold. They fall 3/4 inch long.
A high-quality quarter-carat European-cut diamond is presented in true Art Deco splendor in this original vintage engagement ring, artfully designed and crafted in platinum by the well known and respected San Francisco jeweler of yore (mid-twentieth century) Loretz & Benoit. A truly stunning and...(more)
Here is the only snake ring we've seen of this particular design. A mirror-image pair of of sinuous serpents, one diamond headed in platinum and the other ruby headed in 18 karat yellow gold, entwine to create a stylized yin-yang design. And just for another dash of contrast, the ring shank is 18 ka...(more)
A sleek, streamlined and sparkling crane is taking a well deserved rest whilst toying with her prized catch, a scintillating old mine-cut diamond. Artfully designed and hand-fabricated in rich 18 karat yellow gold, our fine feathered friend boasts cobalt blue enameled feathers, slender orange enamel...(more)
Few original European-cut diamonds come as fine and fabulous as this icy-white sizzler, weighing 2.43 carats. The glistening diamond - with a GIA report - (graded G color - VS2 clarity) sparkles almost solo from within a more recently made platinum engagement ring, designed and crafted in timeless 1...(more)
Superbly handcrafted in platinum over gold during the first or second decades of the twentieth century, this sophisticated and stunning sizzler features a pair of bright-white old European-cut diamonds sparkling from within delicately millegrained floating bezels. The perfect pair is surmounted by t...(more)
A strikingly stylish kilt pin originating from the Scottish Highlands - circa 1900. Hand crafted and thoroughly hand engraved in silver, the brooch glistens with four golden honey citrines accented with three colors of agate or chalcedony (two colors of jasper and bloodstone). 2 1/4 by 1 11/16 inche...(more)
Circa 1900, a fabulous swag necklace displaying a variegated collection of golden citrines, ranging in hue from deep Madeira to honey to sunny yellow. The lovely gemstones are interspersed with eleven freshwater pearls (from the Mississippi river) arrayed over four layers of draping garlands. 15 1/2...(more)
A stlylshly sophisticated Art Deco engagement ring, die-struck and hand finished in platinum, circa 1930, featuring a bright white European-cut diamond, weighing just under .23 carat, held up by four nicely fashioned double prongs. Each of the geometrically designed shoulders glitter with a trio sma...(more)
A mirror-image pair of sinuous serpents support, protect and seamlessly transition into the double ring shank of this dramatic and exemplary Victorian-era jewel. A radiant, royal-blue, faceted oval sapphire, weighing 1.25 carats, glistens and glows from within a glittering halo composed of twelve br...(more)
The three principal old mine-cut diamonds alone weigh over 3.50 carats in this opulent Art Deco brooch, hand crafted in platinum, circa 1925. The elaborate geometric pattern with its open architecture allows the fabric on which the pin is worn to create a back-drop which further emphasizes the stunn...(more)
Inspired by nature, these impressive ultra-sparklers, studded with almost 15 carats of tightly paved, bright white, old mine-cut diamonds, depict a pair of highly stylized, multidimensional snow covered leaves (or 6-petal flowers). One of these masterfully handcrafted jewels is ever so slightly lar...(more)
This singularly stunning vintage engagement ring, crafted in 14 karat yellow gold and platinum, features a beautiful, bright-white European-cut diamond, weighing 1.13 carats. Although designed and rendered in characteristic late-19th century Victorian style, we believe that this ring was made someti...(more)
5/8 inch diameter Victorian discs, emblazoned with a Celtic style design motif accentuated with (worn) black enamel, probably repurposed long ago from collar buttons, make for a delightful pair of everyday earrings. They dangle about 1 inch with the ear wires.
A very interesting, unusual and thoroughly splendid 1920s diamond ring that works equally well as a right hand or individualistic engagement ring. The filigree dome is crowned with a beautiful, high-crowned, half-carat old mine-cut diamond embellished on four sides with glittering trios of old mine-...(more)
The antique carved jades in these very interesting and unusual mid-twentieth century ear clips were most likely reincarnated from their past lives as fancy coat buttons. The pale donuts are crowned with mushroom cap shapes colored with a splash of bright apple green. Natural. No indications of polym...(more)
By one this country's most time-honored (and still thriving) manufacturers of fine jewelry to the trade comes this resplendent example of Art Nouveau artistry, circa 1900-1910. A stylized orchid, colored in iridescent pink and violet enamel, overlays a sinuous yellow gold backdrop and sprouts a pair...(more)
A stately and sophisticated Art Deco engagement ring, crisply die-struck and hand finished in bright 18K white gold, circa 1930, featuring a bright white European-cut diamond, weighing just under (and presenting all of) a quarter-carat. Each of the dimensional geometric shoulders glitter with 7 smal...(more)
Newly crafted in London, England, this refined, low-profile ring features three rich royal-blue emerald-cut sapphires alternating with pairs of bright-white mine-cut diamonds presented in timeless late Edwardian/early-Art Deco style. Crafted in crisp platinum and rich 18 karat gold, with a scalloped...(more)
Newly crafted in platinum over 18 karat yellow gold, in London, England, in classic and enduring vintage style, this charming gemstone ring centers on a radiant, square faceted aquamarine outlined by small, bright white European-cut diamonds set in a finely milgrained scalloped frame. Currently ring...(more)
You can't miss with these timeless 'bull's-eye' earrings, recently crafted in platinum in emulation of the classic Art Deco style. These feature a pair of bright white and sparkling round brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling .40 carat, surrounded by electric blue calibre sapphires. 3/8 inch.