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A rich royal blue oval cabochon sapphire, weighing 10.38 carats, radiates solo in this chic and handsome gent's ring, crafted in platinum and embellished on the sides with decorative hand engraving outlined in a triangular frame. Understated elegance par excellence.
Feminine curves artfully coalesce with Art Deco geometry in this resplendent platinum and diamond bracelet by way of 1920s France. A sparkling center row of floating collet-set European-cut diamonds is embroidered all around with an array of smaller round diamonds set amid an elegant decorative open...(more)
Why settle for just one? Win, place and show with this sparkling trifecta rendered in glorious blue & white. Three bright white diamonds, totaling one carat, are accented on the outsides with rich royal blue calibre sapphires, and in the center with glittering single-cut diamonds, in this unique...(more)
A beautiful, bright icy-white European-cut diamond, dating back to the 1920s, and weighing just a single point shy of one carat, is traditionally displayed between a pair of glistening straight baguette diamonds in this chic and sleekly tailored vintage engagement ring crafted in platinum. The scint...(more)
A deep royal blue cushion-cut sapphire, weighing one-and-a-third carat, is the highlight of this very lovely hinged bangle bracelet crafted in shimmering rose gold and topped with silver settings for the diamonds. The sapphire radiates from within a glistening frame of rose-cut diamonds and is embel...(more)
A modestly proportioned, but immodestly sparkling, bright-white round brilliant-cut diamond, presents considerably larger than its actual .17 carat weight from within a double-tiered, octagonal white gold setting positioned atop a gleaming 18K yellow gold bombe mounting studded with glittering singl...(more)
An exemplary original early-Art Deco (circa 1920) three-stone ring, elegantly hand crafted in platinum and featuring, in the center, a sparkling old mine-cut diamond weighing one-and-a-half carats. The sun-bright diamond is aided and abetted, left and right, by a pair of old mine-cut diamonds, toget...(more)
A rectangular plaque, rendered in platinum, centering an a pair of back-to-back diamond-set teardrops and studded with ten more bright-white glittering round diamonds makes for a stunning and sophisticated Jazz-Age sparkler - circa 1920s. 9/16 by 7/16 inch; ring size 4 1/2.
This classic platinum and diamond engagement ring sparkles gloriously with a bright and beautiful European-cut diamond, weighing 1.05 carats, accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Certificate stating: K color - SI1 clarity. The gorgeous diamond is traditionally presented between a pair of shining tap...(more)
A consummate, 1920s-30s vintage Art Deco engagement ring, die-struck and hand finished in platinum, sparkling front and center with a bright and beautiful European-cut diamond weighing .80 carat. The gorgeous diamond resides in a four-cornered setting set atop a multi-dimensional architectural mount...(more)
A teardrop-shaped cluster of eleven bright-white old mine-cut diamonds, rendered in platinum over gold, suspend from a decorative, finely millegrained tapered bail (loop) and a new 16-inch white gold chain. Sparkle! Circa 1915. The pendant measures 1/2 by 5/16 inch.
A 61 inch (5 foot!) long and lovely double chain necklace, dating from early last century, rendered in 14K yellow gold and punctuated every 5 inches or so with a glistening faceted golden citrine alternating with a smaller cabochon golden citrine. A swivel clasp allows you to display the pendant, wa...(more)
A nineteenth century watch chain that was long ago intended for a solemn occasion now makes for a timeless adornment worn as a dramatic bracelet with drop. Nineteen faceted onyx orbs, culminating in a twentieth matching 19 millimeter fob, are connected by 14K rose-gold links to create a very cool 11...(more)
An electric-red, round faceted ruby, weighing a half-carat, is embellished on all sides with twinkling old mine and rose-cut diamonds in this gorgeous Edwardian-era (c. 1910) ring, finely hand fabricated in platinum over 18K yellow gold. A 'round-the-clock smile maker. Ring size 6 3/4+.
This sleek traditional estate engagement ring glimmers front and center with a beautifully modeled emerald-cut diamond, weighing three-quarter carat, dressed up on each side with a straight baguette diamond, all of which are set is a handmade mounting of bright and sturdy 14K white gold. Timeless. R...(more)
A modestly proportioned, but immodestly beautiful, rich crystalline-green emerald is accompanied left and right by a sparkling round diamond set atop a billowy filigree mounting, die-struck and hand-finished in 18K white gold. This precious and pristine jewel dates back to the 1930s. Ring size 7.
Instead of the usual old mine-cut diamonds found in Victorian cluster rings, this relative rarity glistens all around with nine bright-white antique rose-cut diamonds set in yellow gold. The top measures just over 3/8 inch; ring size 6 3/4.
Nature’s most majestic creature - The Three-Toed Sloth - is just hangin' around and doing nothing, as usual. This handsome fella measures an ample 2 1/2 by 2 1/4 inches and is hand fabricated in gleaming 14K yellow gold.
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8.00 carats of bright-white, high-quality (G-H color, VS clarity) channel-set square-cut diamonds ) shimmer and shine in this elegant platinum straight line bracelet - perfect for any occasion. This beautiful, timeless and versatile bracelet measures 6 7/8 inches long. Classic.
A uniquely lovely and modestly proportioned (1 by 3/4 inch) mid-nineteenth century locket, evocative of a small Faberge egg. The delightful jewel is fashioned in rich 18 karat gold in the French style (it is indeed French), and features a rich, royal-blue oval lapis lazuli on the front and an artful...(more)
A bright, sparkling white transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing .92 carat and dating back to the 1940s-50s, is dramatically accentuated by a ring of vibrant blue faceted calibre sapphires in this chic and sophisticated 'target' ring, recently crafted in platinum in emulation of...(more)
This sparkling, splendorous and very colorful 28 inch sapphire and 18 karat white gold neckchain glistens with fifty natural sapphires totaling approximately 75 carats (!). The sapphires span virtually the entire color spectrum (of sapphires, that is) and include: dark, medium and light blue; light ...(more)
A traditional platinum and diamond engagement ring but with a stylish and sophisticated Art Deco twist. A gorgeous ultra-sparkling European-cut diamond, weighing 1.12 carats, is supported by sharply angled shoulders designed with sleek diamond-set arrow motifs accentuated with delicate hand engraved...(more)
This strikingly stunning rose gold Retro bracelet by Tiffany & Co. presents a gorgeous, sizable (46.00 carat) and beautifully modeled emerald-cut aquamarine with a rich, even sky blue color. The enchanting gemstone glistens between a pair of ruby and diamond studded scrolls attached to dimension...(more)
A beautiful bright-white old mine cushion-cut diamond from the 1920s, weighing just over a half-carat, shines impressively from a mid-20th century late-Art Deco mounting - circa 1950. The classic navette-shaped ring glitters all around with small single-cut diamonds set in classic fishtail settings....(more)
A sizzling bright-white transitional European-cut diamond, weighing .58 carat and accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating G color - VS2 clarity, shines bright and beautiful from atop a diamond studded platinum mounting with Art Deco geometry softened by a gently curved outline. A sparkl...(more)
A talented quintet of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds, totaling .85 carat, sparkle shoulder-to-shoulder, and in perfect harmony, in this original Victorian jewel, lovingly handcrafted in 18K yellow gold - circa 1890. Ring size 6.
A quarter-carat European-cut diamond sparkles solo from this darling and distinctive Art Deco dazzler, die-struck in two-tone gold with lovely scroll motif shoulders. Inscribed inside the size 5 1/4 ring shank with obscured initials and '1921'.
Although probably not as old as most, this is indeed one of the most unusual, impressive and boldest Bohemian style garnet necklaces we've seen. Three large, and eight smaller, oval plaques are designed around four navette shaped faceted-top garnets to create a highly distinctive and stylish adornme...(more)
Consummate Art Deco geometry along with superior quality gemstones and diamonds coalesce for a stunning and sophisticated effect in this exceptional bracelet, hand fabricated in platinum - circa 1925-30. Three radiant blue rectangular sapphires, very likely of old Burmese origin, are framed by shim...(more)
A bright-white and brilliant European-cut diamond, weighing one-and-a-third carats, is accented on each corner by a diagonally set scissor-cut sapphire punctuated north and south by a diamond sparkler. The tapered shoulders glisten with a row of diamonds leading to a fully engraved ring shank and th...(more)
A 35 inch long and extra-lovely neckchain designed with ten sections cleverly composed of back-to-back royal blue lapis cabochons to simulate the appearance of solid double-cabochons. The rich blue stones are fancifully framed in the neoclassical manner and are separated by golden baroque style link...(more)
A rare, ravishing and rather unusual 1 3/8 inch diameter Victorian-era locket starring a bright and lively, lime green, emerald-cut peridot. The gorgeous gemstone is embellished by a sparkling round diamond at each corner and is embroidered all around with a beautiful baroque applique. A fanciful mo...(more)
This chic original Art Deco ring is crafted in platinum and stars a dazzling 1.01 carat old European cut diamond, accompanied by an EGL certificate stating I color, VS1 clarity; however, our far more critical in-house staff of gemologists have graded it a more conservative K color. Nevertheless, the...(more)
A bright and sparkling bright-white European-cut diamond, weighing .17 carat, is framed with a square box setting of white gold centered in a fluted gold size 6 engagement ring. Circa 1940s-50s.
Eight sparkling, and slightly tapering transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamonds, punctuated at each end with a smaller diamond atop the size 5 1/2 ring shank, create a slender flash across your finger in this vintage platinum wedding band dating from the 1950s.
A 1 1/8 inch long, late-Victorian dinner ring all aglitter with just shy of 2 carats of bright-white old mine diamond sparklers enveloping a vibrant pair of Burmese rubies. The gracefully elongated navette-shape ring is masterfully handcrafted in rich 18K yellow gold and apparently has never been re...(more)
A big, bright and happy apple green, high-domed double-cabochon jade, authenticated as natural color by the Gemological Institute of America, and of substantial proportions - 18.34 x 13.41 x 7.69 millimeters - is simply presented in a rose gold mounting, signed inside the ring shank 'Sang JJ Co'. Th...(more)
Few original Edwardian diamond solitaires come finer than this exquisite and elegantly understated sparkler featuring a gorgeous 1.16 carat European-cut diamond. The stunning stone shines solo from atop a delicately detailed platinum mounting thoroughly adorned with finely millegrained lacework and ...(more)
A glittering trio of diamond-set ovals join hands with a pair of lustrous natural pearls in this sparkling Edwardian-era charmer, finely handcrafted in platinum over gold with 68 small but mighty, high-quality old mine-cut diamonds totaling over one carat. This thorough charming 2 inch long jewel - ...(more)
From mid-twentieth century Czechoslovakia, a simple pair of Bohemian garnet cluster earrings. Dark and lovely, each earring centers one collet set oval garnet surrounded by two tiers of round rose-cut garnets. 3/4 by 1/4 inch.
A highly unusual and striking depression-era (circa 1930s) jewel composed in three layers, from top down: a sparkling round diamond, a green chrysoprase disc and an octagonal quartz crystal with a distinctive Art Deco carving. All of these are comfortably nestled atop a fancy filigree mounting artfu...(more)
A glistening, bright-white, step-cut square diamond, weighing 1.05 carats, dating back to the 1920s-30s and lightly sprinkled with tiny carbon freckles, is comfortably nestled between a pair of glittering diamond-set bows in this uniquely beautiful engagement ring, artfully styled in platinum with b...(more)
A glorious, ultra-high-quality platinum and diamond necklace dating from the early twentieth century - (circa 1915). The five central bright-white European-cut diamonds range from 1.85 carats in the center down to 1.00 carat, for a grand total of 5.25 carats; the remaining diamonds, of equal caliber...(more)
This unusual and very charming vintage pendant necklace, by way of early-20th century England, is crafted in 15K yellow gold and glistens with a colorful quartet of round faceted aquamarines set in collets, centered and orbited by lustrous natural pearls. 3/4 inch across, new 16 inch chain.
A coruscating quintet of bright-white round brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling three-quarter carat, flash across your finger in this exceptional mid-twentieth century vintage wedding band, crisply and substantially crafted in two-tone 14K gold. Beautiful all alone or as an accompaniment to your diamon...(more)
A chic and festive ruby bracelet composed of five twisting strands of rich burgundy red ruby beads which are segmented and cinched into seven even bunches by six sparkling diamond rondelles. The beautiful bracelet fastens with a platinum and diamond Art Deco clasp, signed Vieyra.
A stunning and exquisitely detailed beauty - circa 1930 - featuring a bright sparkling white transitional European-cut diamond, weighing .80 carat. The gorgeous stone resides in a four-cornered setting atop an intricately filigreed platinum mounting enlivened on each shoulder with a pair of small r...(more)
An olivine green and burgundy red Alexandrite, weighing 1.02 carats, is presented in timeless Art Deco fashion, between geometric honeycomb-esque style shoulders in this recently made platinum and diamond mounting which also makes for an adventurous and exotic engagement ring. The enchanting gemston...(more)
A sparkling quartet of old mine-cut diamonds harmonize vertically atop a lacy and glittering background of platinum and white diamonds in this early-twentieth century Edwardian jewel. The thoroughly feminine and highly disticntive, if not unique, dinner, or right hand, ring curves snug across the fi...(more)
A bright and sunshiny 1.85 carat transitional round brilliant-cut diamond, virtually flawless and with just a faint tinge of color, sparkles solo from within an artfully fashioned platinum solitaire engagement ring adorned with an elegant French style gallery and decoratively embossed shoulders. Siz...(more)
Vintage 18 karat yellow gold diamond ear clips designed by the renowned French designer Jean Schlumberger and produced by Tiffany and Company. The overlapping twisted wire sprays are sprinkled with 1.00 carat of very fine white round brilliant-cut diamonds. Measuring 1 1/4 inches in length these la...(more)
A sun bright European-cut diamond, weighing 1.27 carats, beams brilliantly, night and day, between a matching pair of marquise diamonds in this subtle variation on a traditional engagement ring, hand fabricated in platinum. An EGL diamond grading report states the color of the stone as J/K, whereas ...(more)
The crowning glory of this pristine Art Deco sparkler, dating from the 1920s-30s, is a bright sparkling white European-cut diamond, weighing .68 carat accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: G color - SI2; however, the overly harsh clarity grading is based on a colorless imperfection po...(more)
An artful, geometric assemblage of fine baguette, marquise, round brilliant and bullet-shaped diamonds, totaling 5.00 carats, coalesce in this chic and sophisticated platinum necklace created during the second half of the last century in faithful emulation of timeless 1920s high-Art Deco style. A tr...(more)
A sleekly tailored natural Burmese jade ring featuring a semi-translucent, rich apple-green jade saddle set, with maximum exposure, in a streamlined 18K yellow gold ring. A cool and sophisticated low-key look. Accompanied by a Stone Group Lab gemological report. Ring size 9.
A profile of a bejeweled Victorian beauty is intricately hand carved in high-contrasting black & white onyx and presented in a classic rose-yellow gold Victorian frame with foliate hand engraving and four tiny, lustrous seed pearls. Consummate Victoriana, circa 1880. 1 3/4" by 1 3/8".
A sweet and relatively petite depression-era dinner, or right hand, ring, die-struck and hand finished - circa 1930s - in 14K white gold. An intricate, delicately milgrained vertical filigree design distinguishes this lovely Art Deco jewel. 5/8 inch high, ring size 5 3/4+.
A traditional, sleekly streamlined, 1930s-40s vintage, late-Art Deco engagement ring, hand fabricated in platinum (and reshanked in white gold), featuring a sizzling icy-white European-cut diamond, weighing just over a half-carat. The angled shoulders gleam with a slender straight baguette followed ...(more)
A wearable and collectable souvenir from the 19th century California or Alaska gold rush. 38 natural gold nuggets alternate with 18K gold twisted rope style wire links to form a very striking 25 inch long chain necklace.
A truly remarkable and resplendent 1920s vintage engagement ring featuring a bright, sparkling white European-cut diamond weighing 1.63 carats. The magnificent platinum mounting, which exhibits an artful combination of Edwardian delicacy and Art Deco boldness, is enriched all around with small Europ...(more)
A darling depression-era (1930s) dinner ring rendered in radiant 14K yellow gold, designed in a stylized lyre motif accented with flowers and leaves and overlaid with contrasting white gold settings to accentuate three sparkling round diamonds. 11/16 inch in length, ring size 8.
7.00 carats of marquise and round brilliant-cut diamonds glitter around your wrist in this slinky sparkler, crafted in gleaming 14K yellow gold during the latter part of the last century. This beautiful bargain priced bracelet is secured with a box clasp with a safety and measures 3/8 wide by 7 1/2 ...(more)
Five golden nymphs with long flowing tresses support as many shimmering baroque freshwater pearls, along with three pearl separators and a tiny hair ornament in the center, in this lovely Art Nouveau necklace - circa 1910. 14 1/2 inch choker length.
A shiny spinach green jadeite cabochon (for some reason not quite as nice as it looks in our photo with the directed lighting), is closely guarded left and right by a pair of fierce Chinese dragons, each bearing a tiny twinkling diamond in its jaws. The artful repousse style details continue all aro...(more)
Circa 1800. A gorgeous and glistening, darkly romantic necklace aglow with 33 foil-backed, deep raspberry-hued garnets set in 9K rosy-yellow gold collets, hence very likely of British origin. A classic. 15 1/4 inches long and lovely.
From the rip-roaring 1920s comes this stunning architecturally inspired jewel, die-struck and hand finished in gleaming 18K white gold and featuring a bright and brilliant European-cut diamond, weighing .80 carat. The stepped shoulders each twinkle with a trio of small single-cut diamonds tapering d...(more)
Crisp architectural lines distinguishes this original Art Deco dazzler featuring a sparkling half-carat European-cut diamond. The diamond is secured by four corner prongs and shines loud and proud between a pair of shield-set diamonds that lead to graduated open circles for a distinctive and sophist...(more)
Sophisticated simplicity marks this placid pastel-blue aquamarine ring of just over twenty carats. The entrancing gemstone is presented in an architecturally inspired Retro mounting, artfully designed and executed in 14 gleaming karat yellow gold with cascading, sectional tubing adorning the should...(more)
A sleekly streamlined, traditional platinum and diamond engagement ring - circa 1930 - featuring a gorgeous European-cut diamond, weighing just five points shy of one-and-a-half-carats. The scintillating stone sizzles between a pair of slender straight baguette diamonds leading to a softly knife-ed...(more)
A beautiful, bright-white and brilliant, bezel-set European-cut diamond, weighing just over half-a-carat, is the crowning glory of this gorgeous Art Deco dome ring dating from the 1920s. Four tiny round diamonds glitter amidst decorative geometric and scroll piercing embellished with artful hand eng...(more)
This sleekly tailored platinum engagement ring shines front and center with a bright and dazzling European-cut diamond weighing one-and-a-third carats and securely held by four trefoil prongs. The radiant rock is classically presented between angled diamond-set shoulders leading to a crisp knife-edg...(more)
A light, lacy and ultra-lovely early-Art Deco engagement ring, finely hand crafted in platinum - circa 1920s - beams with a bright-white European-cut diamond, weighing 1.02 carats, accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating I color - VS1 clarity. The center stone sizzles from within a bezel...(more)
A substantial and regal 1 inch wide bracelet comprised of twelve decoratively pierced and engraved plaques, crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold centered with bright deep apple green cabochons that are not jade, but are dead ringers for the real thing (we were fooled (at first!)). With French hallm...(more)
Once upon a time, during the 1920s, this splendid Art Deco pendant necklace contained a timepiece which, unfortunately, disappeared sometime during the past 90 or so years. However, the glorious jewel remains perfectly intact and in pristine condition, with the crown (winder) magically (invisibly) r...(more)
An elegant classic. This exquisite hand-crafted platinum and diamond bracelet from the 1920s glitters with lovely lozenge-shaped links containing 6.00 carats of antique round diamonds joined by rectangular diamond-set 'slave' links. Timeless perfection, to wear day and night. With a hidden box clas...(more)
An elongated pair of bright orangy-salmon coral drops swing and sway below sparkling collet-set diamonds and small lustrous pearls in these sexy and slender 2 inch long drop earrings, hand fabricated in platinum - circa mid-twentieth century. The corals alone measure over 3/4 inch long.
A sparkling half-carat transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond speaks for itself in this artfully styled platinum solitaire engagement ring finished with fine coin-edge milgraining. A pristine beauty, circa 1930s-40s in a ring size 6.
Glittering diamond steps lead to a bright, icy-white, original Asscher-cut diamond, bearing a GIA Diamond Grading Certificate stating: D color - VS1 clarity, in this classic and consummate Art Deco engagement ring, handcrafted in platinum - circa 1920s-30s. The enchanting center stone radiates with ...(more)
This dazzling and distinctive Art Deco engagement ring, circa 1930s, highlights a bright-white and blazing, high-quality transitional European/round brilliant cut diamond, weighing half-a-carat. The elegantly designed diamond-set shoulders roll ever so slightly and are adorned with a delightful ope...(more)
A vibrant rich royal blue cushion-cut sapphire, weighing 2.30 carats, radiates from within a floating bezel setting in this exquisitely designed and detailed early-Art Deco dome ring, handcrafted in platinum - circa 1920s. The glittering diamond dome is masterfully hand pierced with interlocking set...(more)
A resplendent and sparkling transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 1.65 carats, radiates between glittering diamond-set navette-shape shoulders in this timeless and traditional engagement ring, crafted in platinum - circa 1950s. The EGL (European Gemological Laboratory) has colo...(more)
This romantic and ravishing heart shaped ruby and diamond ring, dating from the turn-of-the-last-century, is tightly paved with fine, bright-white, high-domed rose-cut diamonds of a quality we rarely see. The gently puffed heart is crafted in platinum over gold and is centered with a gorgeous rich ...(more)
Three coral buttons and a drop are embellished with delicate twisted golden wire in this enchanting pendant necklace dating from the first decade of the last century. A sweetheart. The pendant measures 1 7/8 by 3/4 inches; the chain measures 15 inches.
A platinum diamond wedding band with a surprise in the center. Instead of the tried and true seven round diamonds, a horizontally set straight baguette flashes in the middle. The classic fishtail settings dates this sleek vintage sparkler squarely in the 1950s. Ring size 6.
A golden early-18th-century oldie glittering with twenty-one rose-cut diamonds set in a silver floral design above a splendid, deeply engraved, rosy-yellow gold repousse-style ring shank. Because the ring shank is in almost new condition we conjecture that it may have been replaced at a later date i...(more)
A fabulous Edwardian bracelet centering on a platinum-topped yellow gold buckle, rich in detailed scroll work and glittering with over 2 carats of bright-white diamonds, creating a stunning and dramatic contrast against the black velvet ribbon. The majestic bracelet is completed by a platinum-topped...(more)
Somewhere down the line this gorgeous 1920s-30s vintage 1.06 carat European-cut diamond found an updated home in this classic platinum mounting enlivened with a tapered baguette diamond flashing on each shoulder. The sparkling white diamond is accompanied by a GIA (Gemological Institute of America) ...(more)
A sleek and chic contemporary diamond line bracelet, crafted in rich 18 karat gold with crisp octagonal settings displaying 6.00 carats of bright-white and blazing round brilliant-cut diamonds. A gorgeous bracelet to wear everyday with everything. Measures 7 1/2 inches long by about 3/16 inch wide.
A striking geometric top is softened with a finely textured filigree gallery in this bright white Art Deco sparkler, crisply die-struck and hand finished in 18K white gold - circa 1920s. A beautiful European-cut diamond, weighing .61 carat and accompanied by an EGL Diamond Grading Report stating H c...(more)
A rich luscious green and crystalline old mine square emerald-cut emerald, weighing 1.35 carats, shines shoulder-to-shoulder with a pair of sparkling old mine-cut diamonds, weighing .35 carat each (.70 carats total), in this truly superb and stunning late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century three-sto...(more)
A darling and dynamic Art Deco engagement ring, crisply die-struck and hand finished in gleaming 18K white gold. The distinctive geometric design culminates in a bright-white and sparkling transitional European/transitional round brilliant-cut diamond weighing .17 carats, but which presents larger d...(more)
A lustrous oval moonstone glistens and glows from within a hand engraved 14K yellow gold frame in this charming Victorian-era stickpin. The top measures 9/16 by 7/16 inch; 2 3/4 inches long.
This sleekly streamlined platinum and diamond engagement ring, dating from the middle of the last century, sparkles front and center with a beautiful bright-white transitional European diamond weighing half-a-carat. The slender shoulders glisten with a straight baguette diamond followed by a pair of...(more)
This sleek and streamlined vintage engagement ring, crafted in platinum, circa 1950, stars a bright-white, high-quality, half-carat transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond. The beautiful stone gives off a spectacular sparkle between diamond-set arrow-shaped shoulders which lead to a cinche...(more)
A subtle variation on a classic theme. This traditional platinum and diamond engagement ring - circa 1940s-50s - shines loud and proud with an ultra-sparkling transitional round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 1.02 carats. The gorgeous stone is accompanied on each side by a diamond-set teardrop glis...(more)
A charming circle pin from the 1950's composed of ten shimmering 'angel wing' pearls, set in a pinwheel pattern, from the waters of the Mississippi River each dotted with a tiny dark blue sapphire. 1 1/8 " diameter.
This streamlined platinum and diamond wedding set, circa 1940s-50s, highlights a sparkling white European-cut diamond weighing just two points shy of three-quarter carat. The sizzling stone is presented between slender diamond-set, finely milgrained shoulders which are perfectly mirrored by the matc...(more)
A collection of fourteen matched, natural, deep apple green jade cabochons, each framed in a hand engraved 18K gold bezel, are artfully arrayed in this rare and wonderful swag necklace hailing from 1930s-40s China or Hong Kong; however, the jades are very likely much, much older. The clasp is emblaz...(more)
This all original, signed and numbered, Art Deco diamond bracelet, handcrafted in platinum, circa 1925, presents a big sparkling and sophisticated look for the price. The three-section design is centered on a gracefully elongated diamond-set section that focuses on a marquise diamond, which in turn ...(more)
A bright icy-white modern round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing .65 carat, sparkles splendidly from within a vintage solitaire mounting die-struck and hand finished in two-tone gold by Tessler & Weiss, New Jersey, still in business since 1936! Ring size 8.
A cool glacial blue emerald-cut aquamarine, weighing 23.50 carats, glistens solo from within a hand fabricated, gleaming white gold mounting in this bright and beautiful just-for-fun-ring, dating from the mid-twentieth century.
The aqua measures 3/4 by 5/8 inch. Ring size 7 1/4.
Butterscotch amber cabochons glisten and glow from within quintessential Georg Jensen sterling silver frames in these enchanting earclips from Denmark. Bonus: we have the original box. 15/16 by 3/4 inch.
A deep purple, asymmetrical, cabochon amethyst, with a faceted pavilion, is flush set into a similarly sculpted, geometric, sharply beveled setting in 18 karat yellow gold with one-third carat of sparkling, round brilliant diamonds. Stamped 'Z/S' - a work of art by the estimable firm 'Zimmelman &a...(more)
Fit for a queen or, at the very least, a princess. A regal Victorian crown pin, modeled in 14K yellow gold and studded with lustrous natural seed pearls. Impress your subjects! 1 1/2" wide by 7/8" height.
A bright and shining round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing .67 carat, is the crowning glory of this high-profile solitaire engagement ring, die-struck and hand finished in two-tone gold - circa 1920s-30s - ornamented with neoclassical design details; however, the brilliant diamond was cut around 20...(more)
A superlative original Art Deco jewel - circa 1920s - brought to you in glorious black & white by the early-twentieth century Oakland, California jeweler - H. Morton & Co. A bright and sizzling European-cut diamond, weighing one carat, is dramatically presented in a black onyx frame and hel...(more)
large scale, double-groovy, ultra-Mod earrings to go with your polka-dot mini-skirt, fringe midriff top and go-go boots. 1 3/4 by 1 inch showstoppers - circa early-1970s. Outa-sight!
This relatively petite cluster or flower ring works beautifully as a somewhat unconventional engagement ring. Nine bright-white sparklers, set in platinum, join forces to create this darling mid-twentieth century dazzler in a ring size 6. The top measures 7/16 inch wide.
An antique cushion-cut diamond, weighing five points shy of one carat and dating back to the first or second decade of the last century, found an updated home in this tried and true and traditional platinum and engagement ring with a pair of tapered baguettes shimmering on each shoulder. The beautif...(more)
A diamond centered, pearl studded three leaf clover on top surmounts a pair of slightly offset slender dangles, each anchored by a bezel-set sapphire and a shimmering freshwater pearl in this dainty and delightful negligee necklace dating from early last century. The pendant measures just shy of 2 i...(more)
A darling, dazzling and distinctive original Victorian three-stone ring, hand fabricated in richly textured 18K yellow gold and featuring a talented trio of bright and beautiful old mine-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.10 carat, singing shoulder-to-shoulder in perfect harmony. A timeless antique c...(more)
A splendid and sparkling white European-cut diamond, weighing just shy of three-quarter-carat, is elegantly presented in platinum and in refined Edwardian style in this dainty, yet dynamic, dazzler. Teeny-tiny round diamonds surround the sides of the GIA reported (H-SI1) center stone and enliven the...(more)
Three-dimensional turquoise-set orbs, of relatively small proportion, swing and sway from these darling 1 1/4 inch long Victorian drop earrings.
The perfect gift for a perfect 10! An eight-pointed Maltese Cross, a traditional symbol of regeneration, is rendered in vibrant blue calibre sapphires on a sparkling white diamond background measuring 1 inch in diameter. Floating in the center is the Roman numeral 10 (or X marks the spot). This uniq...(more)
A bright and shining round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing just over a half-carat, appears considerably larger in this high-profile hexagonal setting, rendered in 14K white gold and beaming above a contrasting yellow gold gallery and ring shank in this consummate, 1930s vintage, Art Deco solitaire e...(more)
A splendid original Art Deco gemstone ring by the highly esteemed New York and Chicago jewelers' Dreicer & Co. This 1920s treasure centers on a bright and glowing translucent green cabochon emerald, weighing 1.50 carats. The gorgeous emerald is accompanied north and south by two bright-white Eur...(more)
Recently crafted in timeless early-twentieth century style, this bright and cheerful engagement ring stars a beautiful and brilliant transitional modern-cut diamond, weighing just five points shy of one carat. The sunshiny stone is encircled by a narrow frame of glistening green calibre emeralds out...(more)
Cheerful and charming, light and lovely, coral bead drop earrings, hand fabricated in 9K gold, hence more than likely of British origin. Just over 1 inch long.
A vibrant melange of cool pastel colors, highlighted with flashes of orange around the edges, shimmer and glow in this entrancing 6 carat opal. The colorful gemstone is bezel-set and framed in high-polished white gold punctuated with eight evenly spaced round brilliant-cut diamonds, totaling three-q...(more)
Sweeping diamond leaf motif earrings, finely handcrafted in platinum and sparkling with 2.00 carats of bright-white, high-quality round brilliant-cut diamonds. These beautiful classic mid-century ear clips measure 7/8 inch tall by 3/4 inch wide.
A 2 inch long, light and lovely early-twentieth century pendant. The shapely open design encloses a foliate motif dotted with lustrous natural pearls and one twinkling diamond. A freshwater pearl dangles below. New 16 inch chain.
A late-nineteenth century Victorian charmer, rendered in 18K rose gold and glistening front and center with a .20 carat old mine-cut diamond surrounded by shimmering pear natural petals. A split size 5 1/2 ring shank adds an extra pinch of panache.
A 21 millimeter (7/8 inch) medium-purple-hued, round faceted amethyst is presented in an elaborately and substantially (heavily) constructed 18 karat yellow gold mounting adorned with an elegant rope, or twisted wire motif which continues all around the fluted ring shank. The amethyst weighs a whopp...(more)
From late-nineteenth~early-twentieth-century England, a classic late-Victorian 'carved' ring crafted in rich 18K yellow gold and featuring a trio of rich royal-blue sapphires separated by two pairs of glistening old mine-cut diamonds. An endearing and enduring treasure in a size 7 1/2.
A highly stylized ribbon and bow motif coalesces with an inverted heart motif which, in turn, embraces a lyre motif, all of which are rendered with characteristic Edwardian period feminine laciness, in this consummate work of Edwardian jewelry artistry. 4.00 carats of sparkling bright-white European...(more)
A gorgeous, newly handcrafted, 6 millimeter wide platinum and diamond band ring sparkling with a central finely milgrained channel of bright-white, high-quality French-cut diamonds. The French-cuts are bordered by precision-set round brilliant-cut diamonds on both the top more)
This impressive mid-century sparkler, substantially handcrafted in platinum - circa 1950s - is crowned with a bright-white and sparkling European-cut diamond, weighing .45 carats. The scintillating stone is embellished on all sides by a glittering array of single-cut diamonds and shines between a pa...(more)
Sparkling, removable diamond domes center bright turquoise flower jackets in these colorful, sizable and versatile estate earrings. 1 1/8 inch, 18K white gold.
A contemporary platinum three-stone diamond engagement ring featuring a bright and lively .95 carat round brilliant-cut diamond prong set in the center and flanked by a round brilliant-cut diamond on each side. A clean, crisp and tailored timeless classic.
Birds of different feathers flock together in these delightful hand painted reverse intaglio crystal cufflinks. A mallard duck is taking off into the wild blue yonder, while his pheasant cousin is taking a well-earned break from dodging shotgun pellets. Extensive hallmarks indicate Austro-Hungarian ...(more)
Sizable stylized feathers glisten with pastel-blue aquamarines and small, sparkling full-cut diamonds bisected by slender quills composed of royal-blue calibre sapphires in these fun, fabulous, fashionable and far-from-ordinary earclips crafted in gleaming 18K yellow gold. 1 1/4 by 3/4 inch.
An icy-white, GIA certified - F color / SI1 clarity - round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing .76 carats, sparkles solo in this timeless and traditional platinum solitaire engagement ring by the venerable all-American jeweler - Tiffany & Co. Understated elegance par excellence. Ring size 6 1/2.
This early-twentieth century late-Edwardian/early-Art Deco finger-hugger wraps your finger with four rich luscious green old mine emeralds, totaling 1.25 carats, shining shoulder-to-shoulder. The colorful quartet is set in 18K gold and is framed with bright-white and sparkling European-cut diamonds ...(more)
A bright-white, high-quality transitional-cut diamond shines from this sleek traditional platinum engagement ring, circa 1940. The beautiful diamond is flanked on both sides by a slender, straight-baguette diamond in an ‘arrow’ setting, followed by a small 0.015 carat diamond. A superb and timel...(more)
Two pair of lustrous cultured pearls are entwined in sinuous curves of sparkling full-cut diamonds (weighing .90 carats total) in these stylish mid-century vintage earrings, handcrafted in platinum - circa 1950s-60s. Just a tad shy of one inch long with newly added earwires.
Glittering platinum and diamond steps lead to a bright-white and beautiful old mine-cut diamond, weighing .65 carats, sparkling loud and clear in this sleekly fashioned, architecturally inspired, original Art Deco jewel dating from the heart of the Jazz Age - circa early 1920s. Ring size 6 1/2.
Two-tone rose and yellow gold and a lively lime-green peridot unite for an entrancingly exuberant effect in this bright and cheerful Retro ring - circa 1950s - with a rather unusual provenance - Vienna, Austria. Unique and artsy. The top of the ring measures just over 3/4 inch by 5/8 inch. In a ring...(more)
A bright-white and shining European-cut diamond, weighing .70 carats, presents considerably larger sparkling from within a two-tiered hexagonal setting. The setting is fashioned in gleaming white gold and is supported by a beautifully ornamented scrollwork gallery and shoulders artfully rendered in ...(more)
A classic Georg Jensen foliate brooch (number 138) crafted in sterling silver and blossoming in the center with a glowing cabochon garnet. A Danish delight. 1 5/8 by 1 1/4 inches.
Here's something uniquely different in a vintage sparkler. A cushion-shape rose-cut diamond, weighing approximately half-a-carat but presenting well over one carat (if it were a classic cushion-cut), is presented horizontally in a platinum frame of glittering single-cut diamonds. The diamonds dates ...(more)
Sparkling splashy sprays of bright-white round brilliant and baguette diamonds radiate from a pair of one carat each, rich royal blue round faceted sapphires, anchored by a pair of round diamonds, in these glamorous, festive and sizable (1 1/8 inch high) mid-twentieth century vintage earrings, craft...(more)
A gorgeous, large-scale (7/8 by 3/4 inch) Victorian cabochon opal and diamond ring. This 7.45 carat opal glows with an enchanting play of blues and greens with flashes of orange overtones. The high-cabochon gemstone is framed by sixteen sparkling antique mine-cut diamonds totaling just over one-and-...(more)
A bright icy-white European-cut diamond, weighing just five points shy of one carat and accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: E color - VS1 clarity, is presented in full 1920s-30s Art Deco splendor in this masterfully ornamented platinum and diamond engagement ring. The triple-milgrai...(more)
In addition to the streamlined geometric styling, fine Art Deco jewels of the 1920s-30s are noted for their superior gemstones, and here is a splendid case in point. This majestic platinum and diamond brooch showcases a truly magnificent, old mine Colombian emerald from the renowned Muzo mines. Besi...(more)
By the fabulous French (Parisian) bijoutier of 26 Place Vendôme - circa 1920s, a splendid and sparkling bouquet glistening with three large rose-cut diamond flowers and crystalline carved green emerald leaves sprouting from a rose-cut centered platinum and diamond vase. We approximate the th...(more)
A bright-white high-quality European-cut diamond, of modest proportions (.15 carat), sparkles splendidly from within a beautiful buttercup setting in this classic Victorian gypsy style ring. Ring size 10.
A bright and shining sky blue faceted oval aquamarine, weighing 1.80 carats, is wreathed in sparkling diamonds and platinum, above a rich 18 karat yellow gold gallery and ring shank in this perfectly lovely just-for-fun ring, recently and beautifully crafted in London, England in timeless Edwardian ...(more)
This exquisite, softly domed diamond ring dates back to around 1915-1920 and exhibits characteristics of both the Edwardian and Art Deco design periods. The delicate pierced platinum open work and graceful curves evoke the Edwardian aesthetic, whereas the geometric, scalloped patterns are true to th...(more)
A free flowing open work design distinguishes this one-of-a-kind, all round band ring, crafted in bright 14K white gold - circa 1930's. Sparkling round diamonds are arrayed in various shape settings accentuated with elaborate milgrain work. This somewhat delicate band is a size 6 and cannot be re-si...(more)
A bright, happy green oval jadeite of natural color sits snug in this low-profile 1930s vintage platinum and diamond ring designed with glittering diamond-set trefoil shoulders. The back side of the jade displays a carved symbol, perhaps the carvers chop mark, or this piece may have been cut long ag...(more)
A modestly proportioned but powerful, icy-white transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond sizzles from within a sculpted 'illusion' setting (effectuating a larger outline and look) in this stunning and highly distinctive Art Deco dazzler, crafted in bright 18K white gold - circa 1930s. The g...(more)
Classic bow and and foliate motifs are artfully and ingeniously integrated into this truly exquisite lavaliere necklace - circa 1910. This quintessential Edwardian masterpiece is hand crafted in platinum and sparkles with a total of 1.80 carats of bright-white old mine and European-cut diamonds. Eac...(more)
A bright-white diamond sparkler, weighing just under a quarter-carat, scintillates from within a triple-tiered hexagonal setting above a fancifully filigreed setting, die-struck and hand finished in gleaming 18K white gold by Belais Co., the first American jeweler to employ the bright high-karat pre...(more)
A unique and stylish pair of 1940s vintage retro clip earrings, signed "Birks" (a fine Canadian jewelry retailer). Flowing ribbons of 14K rose gold curl at both ends of the earrings, creating a whimsical spiral design. Sizable and shining baguette diamonds (weighing a total of 2.00 carats) are diago...(more)
This dynamic, quintessential Art Deco dazzler is crowned with a sun bright old mine-cut diamond weighing 1.46 carats. The refulgent rock beams from within a double milgrained bezel setting from atop a sparkling diamond dome outlined all around with a slender row of calibre french-cut sapphires. A fa...(more)
A super-scintillating European-cut diamond, weighing .80 carat and accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: J color - VS1 clarity, sparkles solo in this pristine platinum solitaire mounting, crisply hand fabricated in platinum and thoroughly hand engraved on all four prongs and on all th...(more)
This exceptional, original sapphire and diamond three-stone ring, dating from the late-19th century, showcases a vibrant light-medium blue sapphire weighing 5.38 carats displaying distinct violet overtones. The enchanting gemstone is safely nestled in numerous coronet settings and is accompanied on ...(more)
A stunning, high-caliber European-cut diamond, weighing just seven points shy of 2.00 carats, accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: J color - VVS2 clarity, presents well over its actual weight and even whiter than the clinically graded color due to the masterful diamond cutting and l...(more)
A tapering trio of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds glisten from within articulated buttercup settings, crafted in platinum over 18K white gold, in these sparkling, festive and very wearable vintage drop earrings with 1.10 carat total diamond weight. 1 inch long.
This delightful 1920s-30s vintage Art Deco engagement ring presents a bright and lively European-cut diamond, weighing just one point shy of one-and-a-quarter-carats. The beautiful diamond sparkles from the center of a superbly ornamented mounting, die-struck and hand-detailed in platinum and accent...(more)
Newly crafted in England in gleaming platinum and rich 18K yellow gold, in classic and enduring Edwardian-style, a gorgeous flower ring glistening with ten high-color European-cut diamonds embracing a radiant royal blue sapphire weighing .63 carat. A tiny twinkler tops each side of the size 7 ring s...(more)
With a wingspan of 4 and 3/4 inches, this soaring Egyptian Revival scarab brooch - circa 1920s - glows with translucent turquoise blue and shaded green plique-a-jour enamel feathers. Crafted in 800 silver (possibly German or Austrian origin) - exotically striking and beautiful.
A bright and sparkling European-cut diamond, weighing half-a-carat, crowns this fabulous and feminine filigree engagement ring, die-struck and hand-finished in gleaming 14K white gold - circa 1930. A shield-set single-cut diamond, glittering from each shoulder, leads to a size 5 1/4
ring shank. A vi...(more)
A truly exquisite and highly sophisticated early-Art Deco bracelet - circa 1920s - masterfully rendered in glorious black & white. This exceptional Jazz Age jewel is composed of thirteen sections, each of which features a French-cut diamond, scintillating from within finely milgrained bezel sett...(more)
Even our talented photographer is unable to capture the depth of color of this gemmy, deep rich-green, old-mine Colombian emerald. The antique cushion-cut gemstone is tastefully presented in a sleek platinum mounting with a flash of tightly paved round diamonds on each shoulder. The number 7536 sta...(more)
These sizzling and sizable, mid-twentieth century vintage diamond-set domes measure 3/4 inch across. The gorgeous and intricate multi-dimensional Art Deco design comprises a sparkling medley of round brilliant, square-cut and baguette diamonds. Glamorous and impressive clip earrings crafted in plati...(more)
Five beautifully matched cushion-cut sapphires with a rich twilight blue hue, totaling two carats, radiate across this truly stunning and splendid, original nineteenth century ring, expertly handcrafted in rich 18K yellow gold. The lush, deeply saturated gemstones are set shoulder-to-shoulder with t...(more)
Gilded Age style and romance is elegantly embodied in this stunning and sizable garland and bow necklace. Flowing ribbons are finely hand crafted in platinum with twinkling rose-cut and single-cut diamonds. A sparkling collet-set teardrop diamond, weighing one-third-of-a-carat, swings freely in the ...(more)
This sleek and streamlined Art Deco sparkler, crafted in platinum - circa 1930s - features a bright-white European-cut diamond weighing .40 carat. The beautiful stone glitters between slender diamond-set shoulders which lead to a knife-edge ring shank. A low-profile finger-hugger in a ring size 6 3/...(more)