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A bright-white and beautiful European-cut diamond, weighing 1.60 carats, beams brilliantly from within a finely milgrained bezel setting at the crest of this superb, stunning and substantially handcrafted Art Deco platinum and diamond engagement ring - circa 1930. The artfully designed and rendered ...(more)
A beautiful silver and gilt enameled round box with ivory background and a pink rose motif on the hinged lid and around the sides. This box measures 4 inches round and 1 1/4 inches tall.
The Art Deco Retrospective design of this ring blends a square angular center sparkling with a .18 carat brilliant cut diamond with stylized diamond shapes on each side all in white gold atop a 14 karat yellow gold gallery and shank. A great looking wearable ring in a size 6 1/2.
Absolutely gorgeous Edwardian style diamond engagement ring. We have created this diamond engagement ring after an original Edwardian design. A superb 2.36 carat round brilliant cut diamond, accompanied by a GIA report stating I color, VS2 clarity, is snuggled into the platinum mounting with very fi...(more)
To protect a cherished photo of a loved one, a 14 karat yellow gold round locket depicting a fierce three dimensional lion's head. The lion is very realistically rendered with white gold teeth and fangs bared to reveal an old European-cut diamond and diamond-set eyes. Early 20th century. Dramatic.
We're not sure if this unusual free form ring dates all the way back to the first decade of the last century, but it most certainly evokes a distinct Art Nouveau aesthetic. An unusual baroque freshwater pearl is enwrapped by textured leaves and shimmers between a pair of sparkling old mine-cut diamo...(more)
A pair of tulips on one side and a single flower blossom on the other grace this charming, modestly proportioned (7/8 by 5/8 inch), expertly hand engraved antique locket from Victorian England, beautifully crafted in rich 15K yellow gold.
A big (size 11 1/2), bold, gold, man size ring designed and produced respectively by Jean Schlumberger and Tiffany & Co. in richly textured 18K yellow gold. The radiating swirl design culminates in a deep cobalt blue lapis lazuli cabochon, (almost) microscopically flecked with golden pyrite. An ...(more)
3.23 Oval Diamond GIA: Fancy Deep Brownish Yellowish Orange.
The GIA perceives three distinct colors in this entrancing diamond, in order of magnitude: orange, yellow and brown. Back in the day, however, we referred to the color as 'cognac'. Nevertheless, this is truly a unique and impressive...(more)
A pair of dusky, cognac colored briolette diamonds, weighing about one carat each, dance below lovely, elongated lyre motif earrings centered with glimmering rose-cut diamonds. Circa 1890. 1 and 1/8 inch long, excluding the newly added ear wires.
A romantic and ravishing vintage engagement ring - circa 1920s - crowned with a gleaming old mine-cut diamond, weighing .65 carat, crisply die-struck and hand finished in bright 18K white gold. The stunning and highly distinctive ring is graced with diamond-set, stylized heart motif shoulders and is...(more)
By Jones and Woodland, the predecessor of Krementz, comes this exotic and unusual scarab ring crowned with a turquoise-colored carved scarab. The artfully sculpted shoulders depict an ancient Egyptian queen, Cleopatra perhaps? It took more than a few black belt gemologists to identify the scarab as ...(more)
A bright and brilliant European-cut diamond, weighing 1.34 carat, fills the center of a radiant red halo composed scissor-cut calibre rubies. The shoulders are enlivened with a tiny trio of round diamonds, the edges are finished with delicate milgraining and the under gallery is adorned all around w...(more)
An electric Caribbean blue zircon and diamond ring, die-struck in sturdy two-tone 10K gold, by Chas, Hancock, Rhode Island 1883-1922. The collet-set gemstone radiates between a pair of tiny twinkling diamonds. Makes for a beautiful and unusual alternative engagement ring. Ring size 6.
This sleekly tailored diamond bracelet, crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold and three-quarter carat of bright-white full-cut diamonds, is comprised of elongated oval diamond-set channel links alternating with contrasting ribbed links connected by decorative rivet joints. A very wearable late-twenti...(more)
A tiny trio of round diamonds twinkle from atop a shimmering, fancy shaped carved quartz crystal (sometimes referred to as camphor glass) in this sweet and lovely depression-era dinner ring, die-struck and hand finished in fabulous filigree with an embossed ring shank. The top measures 7/8 inch long...(more)
These mid-nineteenth century earrings are almost certainly of French or European origin, even though they are unmarked. Each earring glistens with a trio of rose-cut diamonds, set in silver atop an openwork dome adorned all around with shamrocks, or club (as in playing cards), motifs. Sweet.
An endless row of fabulous flashing facets radiate around your wrist in this simply stunning diamond bracelet, packed with 13.00 carats of high-quality, bright-white and dazzling princess-cut diamonds set flawlessly in a channel of rich 18 karat yellow gold. Sleek and modern, elegant perfection. Mea...(more)
Best of both worlds. A majestic, high-quality (I color-SI1 clarity) modern-cut diamond, weighing 2.12 carats, has found a new/old home in this magnificent 1930s vintage Art Deco engagement ring, masterfully hand-fabricated in platinum and sprinkled throughout with tiny transitional European-cut diam...(more)
A breathtaking Art Deco adornment - circa 1920s - masterfully hand-crafted in platinum with the utmost care and quality materials. With a bright-white and beautiful one carat square step-cut diamond (a.k.a. Asscher-cut) as its centerpiece, this exquisite bracelet is graced with a lovely stylized geo...(more)
A graceful early-20th century Art Nouveau pendant in 10 karat gold, accented with textured green gold leaves, a sparkling diamond and a shimmering freshwater pearl. Measures 1 5/8 inches long by 11/16 inch, suspended from a new 18" 14 karat yellow gold chain.
A sparkling quintet of bright sparkling old mine-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.42 carats, join forces in this classic Victorian 'carved' ring, hand-fabricated in rich 18 karat yellow gold during the late-19th century. The five diamonds shine atop a gallery of carved graceful scrollwork. A classi...(more)
A pair of radiant eight-pointed stars are dramatically juxtaposed against rich cobalt-blue backgrounds, over extremely subtle guilloche engraving, in these heavenly Victorian earrings dating back to the mid-to-latter-nineteenth century. Celestial! When at rest, the earrings reside in a fitted leathe...(more)
A brightly scintillating European-cut diamond , weighing half-a-carat, proudly serves as the central focus of this fabulous and feminine early Art Deco delight, elegantly handcrafted in platinum, circa 1920s-30s. The beautiful diamond shines between artfully fashioned, openwork, diamond-set shoulder...(more)
A bright-white and shining transitional round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing five points shy of half-a-carat, sparkles night and day between diamond-set navette-shape shoulders in this streamlined mid-century engagement ring, crafted in gleaming 14K white gold and finished with a sleek knife-edge ...(more)
Elegantly fashioned multi-dimensional lines distinguish this neoclassically inspired, early-Art Deco engagement ring, masterfully handcrafted in platinum and engraved inside the ring shank "D.L.D. to U.M.L. 1923" by its original owners. The stunning, almost antique jewel is crowned with a bright-wh...(more)
A dynamic bright-white cluster of European-cut diamonds, totaling 1.20 carats (including a .45 carat center), explodes with extra dazzle when juxtaposed with dramatic black enamel in this fabulous late-Victorian sparkler elegantly crafted in platinum over 18K yellow gold. The top of the ring measure...(more)
A splendid original antique cushion-cut diamond, weighing 1.09 carats, sparkles majestically and is horizontally presented between a dramatic Greek-key patterned ring shank rendered in gleaming 18K yellow gold. The beautiful diamond is accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: L color - V...(more)
A tantalizing and sizable antique pendant necklace highlighting an encircled multi-dimensional eight-pointed star motif composed of buff-cut turquoise, shimmering seed pearls and even four hard to find rose-cut diamonds twinkling through. At the bottom of the pendant are nine graduated free swinging...(more)
By America's premier purveyor of pretty things in small packages, we are pleased to present this rare and ravishing engagement ring featuring a bright-white and sparkling European-cut diamond weighing .40 carats. The bright and beautiful stone presents a little bit larger due to the double-tiered, f...(more)
This streamlined platinum and diamond engagement ring from the late 1930s sparkles front and center with a .68 carat European-cut diamond. The beautiful diamond shines from within four simple prongs above a support gallery adorned with a triangle-shaped cutout with three single-cut diamonds sparklin...(more)
Measuring 1 1/4 inches in diameter this starburst shines with a deep, rich red that as only pyrope garnets can. This pin is crafted in a heavily plated metal so it has a look of gold construction not usually seen in these pins. The elongated pin stem dates this piece to the mid-19th century. A true ...(more)
This stunning super-sparkler, featuring a .61 carat bright-white and brilliant transitional European-cut diamond, is imbued with the bold geometric design elements for which Art Deco jewels of the 1930s are justly renowned and coveted. The gorgeous stone scintillates between scrolls of vertically s...(more)
Concentric circles of glittering old mine-cut diamonds, totaling 1.25 carats, join forces to create this high-voltage, late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century Victorian sparkler. Beautifully hand-crafted in platinum topped 14K gold, ring measures 9/16 inch diameter and is a finger size 5 1/4.
Late-20th Century chic with a glamorous Italian equestrian vibe. 18k yellow and white gold sculptural links feature 4.00 carats of bright-white and sparkling oval and baguette diamonds. A beautiful and versatile bracelet to wear everyday with everything. With a box clasp with double safety, measures...(more)
A zircon sun shines within an elliptical orbit in this Modern-Retro brooch. Simple and sleek in a rosy 10 karat yellow gold. Simply out of this world.
A bezel-set European-cut diamond, weighing 1.10 carats, sparkles solo in this neo-classical early-twentieth century Art Deco engagement ring, die-struck and hand-finished in two-tone 14K gold - circa 1920. The side gallery is adorned with geometric openwork and the shoulders are overlaid with a styl...(more)
A luscious wine red 1.20 carat oval faceted garnet is embraced by multiple prongs in this sweet, petite Victorian ring handcrafted in 14 karat rose gold. Delicate pierced shoulders finish the ring with a lovely flourish. In a size 5 3/4.
By one of America's most-celebrated 20th century jewelers, an entrancing blue star sapphire, with a faint violet cast, measuring just under five carats (and presenting larger due to its flat bottom cut) and displaying a vivid six-legged star (a/k/a/ asterism) is elegantly presented in platinum. The ...(more)
Easily one of the finest and most beautiful pendant watches of its kind that we have had the pleasure to procure and purvey. This nineteenth century treasure from the land of chocolates and cuckoo clocks (as well as the world's finest timepieces), by A. Golay - Leresche & Fils of Geneve and Pari...(more)
A ravishing and remarkable late-18th~early-19th century flower brooch masterfully crafted 'en tremblant': "En tremblant" is a French term - meaning "to tremble". It was first used to describe 18th and 19th century jewelry where parts of the diamond set pieces were attached to a trembler to...(more)
Classic and timeless 1920s to 30s glamour is embodied in this finely hand-crafted Art Deco platinum bracelet, with glowing calibre-cut royal blue synthetic sapphires (an exciting innovation at the time,) flanked by 4 carats of dazzling european-cut diamonds. Milgrain details and a lovely hand-engra...(more)
A consummate, original Art Deco diamond ring, handcrafted in platinum - circa 1930 - featuring a splendid and sparkling transitional European-cut diamond weighing 1.35 carats. The beautiful diamond radiates from atop a classic 'cigar band' style setting designed with stirrup motif shoulders and is e...(more)
A very happy couple of European-cut diamonds, together weighing .90 carat, sparkle times two in this darling Art Deco twin-stone ring, crafted in gleaming white gold - circa 1920s-30s. The filigree gallery is adorned with tiny open hearts. In a finger size 5.
This extra-long (just shy of 1 1/4 inch) and extra-lovely Victorian treasure is designed around a radiant row of seven gorgeous royal blue sapphires totaling 2.00 carats. The splendid gemstones are bezel-set and bordered on each side with glistening rose-cut diamonds in an elegantly elongated navett...(more)
A shimmering quartz crystal rectangle, carved with a radiating design, is pieced in the heart with a tiny twinkling diamond, framed in delicate white gold filigree and swings from a matching loop. Circa 1930s. The pendant measures 1 1/2 by 13/16 inch, the chain measures just under 16 inches.
A pair of platinum discs, pave-set with with numerous round brilliant-cut diamonds, swing freely from slightly different lengths in this classic Edwardian style 'negligee' necklace, handcrafted in platinum. Sparkle, sparkle, sparkle! The platinum chain measures 17 inches, the pendant measures 1 3/4...(more)
A bright and lively European-cut diamond, weighing one carat, shines loud and proud from atop this beautiful, original vintage engagement ring, crafted in platinum - circa 1920. The magnificently ornamented ring is adorned all around with delicately pierced neoclassical design motifs punctuated by a...(more)
A trio of opals imbued with pastel colored palettes alternate with tiny lustrous seed pearls in this very sweet Victorian treat. Ring size 6 3/4.
A highly distinctive modern gent's ring crafted in rich 18K yellow gold and presenting one bright-white and brilliant round diamond weighing .35 carat. The fine diamond is set low in a white gold collet in the center of an artfully sculpted ring with a radiant fluted design. Ring size 9 1/4.
This stunning and sophisticated original Art Deco diamond engagement ring, dating from the early-20th century, showcases a bright-white and brilliant antique cushion-cut diamond, weighing 1.07 carat. The beautiful diamond is presented in a superbly ornamented platinum mounting glittering all around...(more)
Exceptional decorative hand and machine engraving decorate this exquisite 18 karat yellow gold antique box outfitted with a beveled vanity mirror on the inside lid. 19th century French with French hallmarks. 3 5/16 by 1 7/8 inches.
This fun, festive and patriotic bracelet is comprised of scintillating sapphire and electric ruby flowers (7 carats total), nestled close together and separated by platinum bars, each set with a single tiny white sparkler. Hooray for the red white and blue! 7 inches long.
This stunning and streamlined platinum and diamond engagement ring - circa 1950 - sparkles front and center with a bright-white, high-quality transitional European/round brilliant-cut diamond weighing half-a-carat. The beautiful diamond dazzles from within an artfully sculpted four-cornered setting ...(more)
A classic box-link Art Deco bracelet in glorious green and white. Three square emeralds alternate with three bright-white European-cut diamonds set in sleek platinum channels. Judging from the cuts of the diamonds and the overall quality of the piece, it may date as far back as the 1930s, but its ti...(more)
A bright and brilliant European-cut diamond, weighing 1.13 carats, fills the center of an electric royal-blue halo composed of scissor-cut calibre sapphires. The shoulders are enlivened with a tiny trio of round diamonds, the edges are finished with fine milgraining and the undergallery is adorned a...(more)
Evocative of 1930s and 40s vintage style, this marvelous late-20th century bracelet is finely crafted of rich 18 karat yellow gold. The eight repeating links display a classic stepped geometric design accented top and bottom with opposing triangular diamond-set embellishments pointing to rich royal...(more)
Ten individual Victorian style slides were assembled during the 1950's, when Victoriana briefly made an encore appearance, to create this lovely and interesting bracelet which,during the last fifty plus years, has obtained an antique-like patina.
Only the French would come up with such a fanciful clip that can be used in so many ways. Perhaps a decadent money clip? Perhaps a sturdy clip brooch for a jacket or sweater? You decide. However you use it, it is a beautiful 18 karat yellow gold clip set with dreamy moonstones and lapis lazuli. Fren...(more)
A .71 carat antique cushion-cut diamond is the central attraction of this classic halo ring which was handcrafted more recently than its antique style suggests. A lovely wirework gallery supports the halo and center diamond which is set into a beautiful triple-wire shank terminated on each side with...(more)
Gift wrap your ears with these festive 1940s earclips, featuring glistening pastel-blue emerald-cut aquamarines, totaling over 13 carats, at the center of gleaming 14 karat yellow gold curled ribbons. Celebrate! Measure 1 inch long by 3/4 inch wide.
This uniquely fabulous vintage diamond ring explodes in a blaze of bright white diamonds centering on a faceted triangle, or trilliant, cut diamond weighing 2.10 carats. The artfully sculpted, multi-dimensional mounting combines baguette and round diamonds for a brilliant effect. We estimate the vi...(more)
Refinement and simplicity are the hallmarks of this splendid late-Art Deco platinum ring featuring a colorless Asscher-cut diamond, graded by the GIA Gem Trade Laboratory to be F in color and VS2 in clarity, set in four simple prongs and accented by three glittering single-cut diamonds on each side....(more)
Eight mine-cut diamonds weighing 4/5ths-of-a-carat shine brightly around an Australian opal with blue, green and red colors flashing from within. This colorful, easy-to-wear ring has the stones set low and close to the finger in rosy yellow 18 karat gold. The ring top measures 1/2 X 3/8 inch. Size 6...(more)
A marriage of white and yellow gold holds a bright-white and beautiful .83 carat old European-cut center diamond. Finely crafted during the mid-1900s, this classic engagement ring combines clean crisp lines with the scintellating sparkle of diamonds. The center stone is accompanied east and west by ...(more)
Hallmarked 1881 and handcrafted in Birmingham, Great Britain, this locket and chain exemplify jewelry from the wardrobe of a Victorian woman of the day. Embellished with ornate vines and leaves, twisted wire motif with a plaque detailed with fine floral leaf engraving. The locket measure 2 3/4 by ...(more)
A fiery icy-white, sleek and slender, old-cut marquise diamond, weighing 1.30 carats and accompanied by a GIA report stating D color - SI1 clarity, is classically presented between a pair of tapered baguette diamonds in this streamlined engagement ring, crafted in platinum - circa 1940s-50s. The cen...(more)
A transitional round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing just five points shy of half-a-carat, is set with triple corner fluted prongs, popular during mid-twentieth century, in this platinum engagement ring. A small single-cut diamond sparkles from each shoulder. A simple and elegant vintage engagement...(more)
A sweet forget-me-not flanks a half-carat European-cut diamond in this very lovely engagement ring, further embellished with ladder pierced sides, milgrain details and a floral garland decorating the entire shank. Die-struck and hand finished in bright 18 karat gold, this vintage diamond solitaire ...(more)
Understated elegance meets spectacular sparkle in this classic, early-twentieth engagement ring, expertly handcrafted in platinum, featuring a breathtaking European-cut diamond, weighing just eight points shy of two carats. The GIA-certified stone (J color - VVS2 clarity) is securely held by six tap...(more)
A sparkling, collet-set, almost half-carat (just two pints shy) European-cut diamond is highlighted left and right with royal blue streaks of calibre sapphires in this classic Art Deco engagement ring, handcrafted in platinum and finished with hand engraving and fine milgraining- circa 1930. Ring si...(more)
A sizable and scintillating, electric Caribbean blue zircon radiates from atop a unique and sensational 1930s vintage Art Deco ring, artfully designed and crafted in white, yellow and rose gold. Bold geometric sections mingle with open filigree shoulders to create this exciting, one-of-a-kind conver...(more)
A pristine and precious Art Deco timepiece by the celebrated Swiss watchmaker of the period - Paul Ditisheim. The sleek, platinum tonneau shape case houses an 18 ruby jeweled movement and is embellished with sparkling French-cut and small round diamonds accented with bright green emerald cali...(more)
Newly crafted in faithful emulation of timeless, early-twentieth century style, we offer these splendid and eminently wearable earrings featuring a bright and colorful pair of opals glowing from within bright-white and sparkling halos of European-cut diamonds. Two-tone 18K gold; 1/2 inch by 7/16 inc...(more)
Straight from the Jazz Age - circa 1925 - double-panel cufflinks of the very highest order. Masterfully handcrafted in platinum, designed with slender rows of alternating calibre-cut green emeralds and blue sapphires set against lines of bright rose-cut diamonds, these superb and splendid cufflinks...(more)
This exquisite, turn-of-the-century Edwardian jewel, handcrafted in platinum and 18K yellow gold, shimmers front and center with a velvety, cream-colored, natural saltwater button pearl with a cute little dimple on top. The ocean gem is embraced north and south by tube-set diamonds and east and west...(more)
Unique and unusual. A beautiful and sparkling Toi et Moi , or yin and yang, twin diamond ring, with a fitted wedding band, handcrafted in France during the first decade of the last century. A pair of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds sit across from each other between a sinuous S curv...(more)
A three-quarter carat European-cut diamond shines brightly from a square box head centered between graceful diamond-set garlands hand fabricated in platinum with delicate milgrain detailing. The center diamond is set low in this easy to wear engagement ring - circa 1930. Size 6 3/4.
16 1/2 inches of delicate filigree beads graduating from 3/8+ to 3/16 inch in diameter make up this lovely high karat (22K) gold necklace.
For such delicate filigree this necklace has a surprisingly heavier heft than expected due to the high karat gold. A treasure.
1.35 carats of bright-white and sparkling, high-quality, round brilliant-cut diamonds are arrayed atop a 1 1/4 inch long navette shape dinner ring, crafted in rich 18K yellow gold.
This superb and very rare antique bracelet from France by the world renowned Cartier is composed of alternating smooth and ribbed 18k yellow gold links, with a glossy finish to accentuate the glowing luster of 2 carats of dazzling European-cut diamonds. Heavenly. Signed Cartier, France...(more)
This lovely and refined bracelet, dating back to the early 1900s, is composed of elongated, open navette-shape links set with calibre onyx baguettes, twinkling rose-cut diamonds and lustrous natural seed pearls. Exquisitely hand-crafted in platinum topped gold, this fine and feminine adornment measu...(more)
A simply superb late-nineteenth century oval locket. The obverse features a raised garter or buckle (symbolizing holding a loved one close) with beautiful turquoise blue enamel on a field of delicate hand-engraving. The reverse has an exquisitely hand-engraved Gothic quatrefoil pattern. Inside are c...(more)
Bright turquoise blue enamel, pink coral, natural pearls and twinkling rose-cut diamonds combine to form the colorful star centered dome of this smooth and supple adjustable buckle style Victorian bracelet, finely hand crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold. Circa 1880. Exquisite.
Beautify your bob with this ravishing and regal rarity. Five ornate, repousse golden plumes, each dotted with an old mine-cut diamond, crowns a translucent, butterscotch colored, double-tined hair comb. The base of the ornament is adorned with classic Victorian Etruscan Revival granulation. Somethin...(more)
'Colorful' serves as an apt description for this enchanting, rare and unusual Art Nouveau bracelet, dating from the first decade of the last century. 18K golden blossoms burst from seven repeating links and alternate with of as many differently colored gemstones: pink sapphire, cinnamon zircon, seaf...(more)
A juicy purple grape, a.k.a. sugarloaf cabochon amethyst, glows from within a striated half-bezel setting, supported on each side by sparkling platinum and diamond infinity motif shoulders overlaid atop a 14K yellow gold (size 10) ring shank - limited to just one size alteration. Luscious!
A dynamic and highly-distinctive, original Art Deco dazzler - circa 1920s. A bright and brilliant old mine cushion-cut diamond, weighing one-and-a-quarter-carats, is horizontally set atop a magnificently ornamented platinum mounting. The ring is embellished all around with a handful of small single-...(more)
This distinctive vintage double-dazzler, crafted in platinum during the 1950's, presents a bright and beautiful 1.05 carat European-cut diamond beaming between shimmering scrolls of baguette diamonds punctuated by a pair of bezel-set round brilliant-cut diamonds at each end. The matching wedding ban...(more)
Something old and something new(ish).... a sparkling, high-quality .37 carat antique mine cut diamond found a new home circa 1950 in this pristine and charming white gold engagement ring. Set in lovely trefoil prongs, with glittering single-cut diamonds artfully spaced further apart on the shoulders...(more)
Old wine in a new bottle. This exquisite 1.26 carat antique cushion-cut diamond, accompanied by a GIA report stating G color, VS2 clarity, scintillates from a finely milgrained octagonal, bezel and is further enhanced with a geometric array of electric blue, French-cut calibre sapphires and fifty ...(more)
A precious and pristine Victorian rarity, lovingly crafted in rich and velvety 18K yellow gold, featuring a lustrous trio of small natural pearls embellished with delicate Etruscan Revival style granulation work. A classic Victorian treasure for a smallish wrist.
A shimmering six-legged star inhabits this high-domed, gray (with a touch of powder blue) cabochon sapphire. The enchanting 9 carat gemstone casts a shimmering glow from within a consummate Art Deco platinum and diamond mounting, sparkling all around with small round diamonds and a pair of triangle ...(more)
Lavender, long and lovely. An enchanting antique dinner ring - circa 1915 - sparkling front and center with a collet-set European-cut diamond radiating from the center of an elegantly elongated chalcedony plaque. The gemstones glow from atop an intricately ornamented mounting, die-stuck and hand det...(more)
A slender, elegantly proportioned pear shape aquamarine, with a rose-cut faceted top and displaying a bright, icy-blue hue, is fancifully presented in a rich golden filigree and cannetille frame dotted with a trio of diamonds (one on the matching loop), anchored with five dancing pearls. A uniquely ...(more)
Stately 1930s Art Deco geometry meets fanciful, feminine filigree in this sparkling vintage engagement ring, die-struck and hand tooled in bright 18K white gold. A brilliant transitional European-cut diamond, weighing .38 carat, radiates from within a double-tiered hexagonal setting accentuated with...(more)
Recently and substantially crafted in weighty platinum, and featuring a radiant, royal blue, cushion-cut sapphire, this classic bombe shape ring is thoroughly and extravagantly ornamented with florid hand engraving and a sparkling row of bright-white, full-cut diamonds streaming down each side. A su...(more)
The crowning glory of this truly exemplary and stunningly beautiful, original Art Deco engagement ring - circa 1920s - is a collet-set .81 carat European-cut diamond. The radiant rock is intricately embellished all around with a glittering array of small old mine and single-cut stones set in a radia...(more)
An incredibly striking and artsy 'WOW!' ring, ingeniously and masterfully hand crafted in platinum, utilizing icy-white, high-caliber (and sizable) baguettes (the four on top are over half-a-carat each) and full-cut diamonds. Diagonally positioned square sections support pave-set orbs to cre...(more)
This simple and elegant oval locket is waiting for your monogram. The locket is crafted in 15 karat yellow gold and is of English origin. Measuring 1 1/4 by 3/4 inch.
A bold and beautiful Retro bauble from the 1940s-50s designed and rendered with Art Deco inspiration . A tapered, stepped geometric design, artfully sculpted in bright 18 karat yellow gold is enlivened with a central row of glittering diamonds. Ring size 4 3/4.
Crafted in a rich yellow gold, looking more like 20 karat than the 14 karat it tests, this oval locket is artfully embellished with extra-fine delicate engraving. On one side is a garter motif circling a diamond shape that can be engraved and on the reverse a vertical mosaic patterned stripe framed...(more)
A lovely Victorian/Edwardian transitional design, this sparkling and sizable bouquet of flowers is crowned with ribbon on top. Numerous rose-cut diamonds set in silver and silver over yellow gold glitter all around and across the center. The flower stamens and bow knot are centered with bright red r...(more)
A pristine Victorian band ring with prong-set shimmering natural pearls and turquoise stones set alternating across the top interspersed with tiny twinkling rose cut diamonds in rich 18 karat yellow gold. The ring has English hallmarks stating it was made in Burmingham in 1903. Size 6+.
A charming 1930s pendant composed of frosted carved Rock Crystal Quartz with a striking Art Deco frame, twinkles with a tiny diamond center and suspends from an original 16-inch vintage chain. Delightfully delicate.
A garland of silver leaves and berries enwrap a central pear shape citrine and a pair of round faceted amethysts in this artsy antique necklace, hand wrought in sterling silver - circa 1900. The pendant measures 2 1/2 by 1 3/4 inches and suspends from a third round amethyst. 17 1/2 inches long.
The center diamond in this mid-century sparkler is set in triple prong corners giving it a much larger look. Single-cut diamonds are set along each edge and in a delicate pear-shape pattern on each side sits a single diamond. This wearable engagement ring shines bright from every angle. Size 6+
A gorgeous twilight blue sapphire, weighing 1.91 carats, and bearing an AGL certificate stating: 'natural, no evidence of heat or other clarity enhancements, Cambodia origin', is presented with graceful Edwardian-era refinement in this splendid jewel dating from the first decade of the twentieth cen...(more)
A bright-white and sparkling trio of old mine-cut diamonds are set flush in rich 18K yellow gold in this easy-to-wear, low-profile, band style ring dating from the early-twentieth century. Ring size 5 1/4.
A dazzling diamond duo, weighing one carat each, beams brilliantly from atop this fabulous, original, early-Art Deco ring - dating from the first or second decade of the twentieth century. The exemplary platinum mounting is ornamented on all sides: six tiny single-cut diamonds twinkling between the ...(more)
A chic, classic tennis bracelet with a stylish twist. Instead of the usual line of round diamonds, this sparkling jewel alternates with sparkling round-brilliants and pairs of channel-set baguette diamonds, totaling 5.40 carats, for a dazzling and distinctive effect. A stunning and versatile bracele...(more)
The crowning glory of this highly distinctive, original, platinum and diamond Art Deco dazzler is a bright and sparkling European-cut diamond, weighing .70 carats. The sparkling stone radiates from a hand-engraved top, accented on the sides with slender, dark-blue synthetic sapphire crescents. The ...(more)
Alternating geometric patterns of bright-white round and baguette diamonds glitter in this modern style half-band ring crafted in 14 karat white gold.
From early-1900s Paris, a midnight blue cushion-cut sapphire, weighing one-and-a-half carats, radiates from the center of a double halo of tiny glittering diamonds, all set in platinum. The under gallery is adorned with graceful platinum scroll work. Divine. The top measures just over 5/8 inch by 9/...(more)
An artfully textured serpentine centerpiece coils around a sapphire floret in this charming nineteenth century adornment. The looped bracelet is composed of a lithesome tubular mesh. A Victorian-era treasure, superbly hand crafted in 14K yellow gold, just a tad shy of 6 1/4 inches in length.
Few come sweeter than this enchanting Art Nouveau two-piece necklace - circa 1900. The bottom pendant is lightly crafted with an openwork design adorned with a mirror-image triple-leaf motif colored in shimmering pastel-green and pink enamel with a tiny diamond twinkling in-between. The matching scr...(more)
A glamorous and tres chic adornment from 1920s France. 7.50 carats of glittering mine-cut and rose-cut diamonds are bead-set to glorious effect in this exquisitely hand-crafted platinum link bracelet, accented with delicate milgrain hand-engraving. This enchanting bracelet has a box clasp and safety...(more)
Fire and ice! A classic 1950s diamond snowflake earring with a fiery twist... six carats of radiant red rubies amidst the .85 carat of sparkling white diamonds take these gorgeous earrings to another level. Beautifully crafted in crisp 14 karat white gold, measure 3/4" round.
A half-carat of bright-white and sparkling round brilliant-cut diamonds light up this classic and romantic open heart pendant, crafted in gleaming 14K white gold and suspended from a 18 inch 14K white gold oval link chain. The heart measures 3/4 inch by 5/8 inch.
A rare pair of late-19th/early-20th century hair combs carved from animal horn and minimally adorned with plain 14K yellow gold tops. The dumbbell maker’s mark stamp indicates Day, Clark & Company, Newark N.J. - since 1873 until 1935. 4 1/2 inches by 1 1/2 inches.
Attention aquamarine lovers! We run across a good deal of rings and earrings, occasional bracelets and necklaces, and every so often we stumble upon an elaborate Art Deco or Retro aqua brooch; however, here we have a glistening, cool blue gemstone serving as the focus of a classic 1920s bar pin, and...(more)
From the Roaring 20s comes this bombe-shape bauble, superbly handcrafted in platinum and shining front and center with a bright .46 carat European-cut diamond. The beautiful diamond crowns a gracefully domed top adorned with an array of sparkling old mine-cut diamonds set in finely milgrained geodes...(more)
Each of the 12 fanciful links of this darling and highly distinctive bracelet, dating from the first decade of the last century, centers on a collet-set, deep raspberry-red garnet, glistening between a pair of golden leaves. A beauty. 7 1/4 inches by 7/16 inch.
A lovely stylized bell motif, composed of shimmering quartz (often referred to as frosted crystal) is framed in delicate doily-like filigree and pierced in the heart with a sparkling European-cut diamond.
This Depression Era beauty measures 1 3/4 inches and suspends from an 18 inch chain. 14K white ...(more)
A classic Victorian 'carved' ring, rendered in rich 18K yellow gold, starring a rich royal-blue 1.35 carat round faceted sapphire, closely embraced on each side with a sparkling antique cushion-cut diamond (both weighing 1.10 carats) and punctuated at the ends with a tiny rose-cut diamond. Although...(more)
A blast of bright-orange sunshine, in the form of a round faceted golden citrine, radiates from the center of a dazzling diamond dinner (or right hand) ring dating back to the first decade of the last century. 16 old mine-cut diamonds, totaling 1 carat, are arrayed over a curvaceous 14K gold frame a...(more)
A bright, sunshiny, European-cut diamond, weighing one-and-a-quarter-carats, sparkles with a light champagne-colored tinge in this 1930s vintage solitaire engagement ring, die-struck and hand-assembled in sturdy 10K yellow gold. In a ring size 7.
A finely crafted eternity band in platinum and ornamented with exquisite open scrollwork on the sides. Just over a half-carat of high-color, high-quality round brilliant-cut diamonds are bead set and bordered with a delicate milgrain edge. This band is a size 6 1/4, however it can be special ordered...(more)
This uplifting Depression Era ring (circa 1930) presents an extra-bright and beautiful, hexagonal aquamarine. The uniquely lovely, cool blue gemstone is bezel-set and shines solo from atop a die-struck mounting, ornamented on all sides with fanciful filigree scrollwork. Ring size 5.
A sparkling .34 carat European-cut diamond sits centered in a double-hexagon frame of platinum delicately detailed with tiny milgrain beaded edges. The framed diamond sits perched atop a yellow gold filigree gallery. A classic Art Deco ring. Size 6 1/2.
A vintage European-cut diamond, dating from the 1920s, and weighing just seven points shy of one carat, sparkles loud and proud, and feels right at home in a platinum setting. This gorgeous ring is recently crafted in faithful emulation of original 1920s vintage counterparts, and glittering all arou...(more)
Magnificent Victorian artistry is in full flower in this sensational and sizable (2 3/16 by 1 1/8 inches) nineteenth century brooch highlighting an unusual and entrancing boulder opal. Brilliant flashes of color - fiery red, yellow and orange and cool blue and green - burst through the chocolate br...(more)
Five exceptional and very early cameos (plus a small one for the clasp), each with two-tone carvings atop translucent agate, depicting classical laureate Roman busts, are assembled for an impressive effect in this rare and wonderful early-to-mid-nineteenth century century bracelet, presumably of Ita...(more)
A rich red ruby, weighing .60 carat, radiates from the center of a bright-white and sparkling oval diamond frame in this classic 'halo' ring dating from around 1910. The top is platinum, the size 4 1/4(-) ring shank is 14K yellow gold.
This darling and highly distinctive Art Deco engagement ring - circa 1920s - sparkles front and center with a bright-white and brilliant old mine-cut diamond, weighing just a smidgin under a-third-of-a-carat. The diamond radiates from within a two-tiered navette shape setting supported by a neoclass...(more)
A brilliant three-quarter-carat European-cut diamond blasts through the center of a delicate diamond doily in this fabulously feminine diamond engagement ring, crafted in platinum in a faithful reproduction of early-1900s Edwardian style. .90 carat total weight; ring size 6 3/4.
A unique and striking, high-caliber engagement ring by America's premier purveyor of pretty things in small packages - Tiffany & Co. A collet-set 1.52 carat European-cut diamond, bearing a GIA diamond certificate stating: E color - VS1 clarity, beams like a bright-white headlight atop an artful ...(more)
The prettiest palest pink coral (a.k.a. 'angel skin') alternates with nearly a carat of dazzling, bright-white diamonds in these stunning 1960s vintage earclips that curve gracefully against the ear. Bellissima! Superbly crafted in rich 18 karat gold, these earrings measure 1 1/8 inches by 1 inch.
A sparkling English flower, dating from the first decade of the last century, blossoms night and day with .40 carat of bright-white old mine-cut diamonds, set in platinum over 18K yellow gold. A full-time charmer in a ring size 6(-).
By way of nineteenth century Great Britain, a light and lovely hinged bangle bracelet fashioned in consummate Etruscan Revival style. The rosette centerpiece is embellished with fine granulation and delicate twisted wire work which also adorns the top third of the bangle. A velvety time appropriate ...(more)
This radiant and refined Art Deco classic sparkles front and center with a bright and lively European-cut diamond, weighing .62 carats. The beautiful stone is presented in a die-struck, platinum and diamond mounting imbued with quintessential Art Deco artistry. Eight tiny round diamonds glitter from...(more)
A glittering bouquet of rose-cut diamonds, set in silver, is dramatically set-off against a bright black onyx background in this chic and sizable (1 inch by 3/4 inch) 6.75 bauble, sturdily hand crafted 10K yellow gold. A unique vintage beauty.
This spectacular, large scale Bohemian garnet necklace features an sumptuous grand rosette of sparkling burgundy garnets with three grape-like clusters of garnets suspended from the rosette with a delicate garnet encrusted swag. This impressive pendant hangs from a 16 and 3/4 inch long necklace of 3...(more)
Glorious bright-green natural jadeite drops, handcarved in a leafy design, and each inhabited by a little bird, swing and sway below sparkling platinum and diamond arrows surmounted by a jade centered disc. Rare and ravishing Art Deco originals - circa 1930. The earrings are accompanied by a report ...(more)
It isn't easy to categorize this one-of-a-kind Art Deco delight. Whether one perceives it as a dinner ring or as a fanciful, unconventional engagement ring, there's no disputing the inherent beauty of this original Jazz Age jewel. The octagonal shaped top centers on a sparkling .40 carat old mine-cu...(more)
We've never seen a tuxedo set quite like this exceptional seven piece ensemble. Although designed and executed in a classic Art Deco style, where one would usually find plain mother-of-pearl plaques, these feature plaques with an intricate hand carved design, each pierced with a collet-set diamond, ...(more)
Stunning 1950s earclips with a fanciful and charming leaf motif that feature three carats of radiant royal blue sapphires surrounded by 1.25 carats of dazzling white round and baguette diamonds. Divine. Beautifully crafted in lustrous platinum, measure 1 1/8 inches long by 1/2 inch wide.
These classic and enchanting vintage style diamond drop earrings are beautifully crafted to emulate Edwardian period originals, which are nearly impossible to find at double the price. Featuring a floral cluster of bright-white european-cut diamonds set in finely milgrained 18 karat white gold with ...(more)
It's hard to take your eyes off this enchanting and quite unusual cinnamon-pink zircon. The magical, 7.96 carat, gemstone takes the place of a fine, but unfortunately fractured, sapphire in the center of a beautiful bangle bracelet crafted in platinum and 14K yellow gold and sparkling with 2.50 cara...(more)
A sleekly modeled, elegantly elongated emerald-cut aquamarine, imbued with a richly saturated sky blue hue, glistens and glows between two trios of sparkling round brilliant-cut diamonds in this chic and shining cocktail ring, hand fabricated in white gold during the third quarter the last century. ...(more)
Bold Art Deco geometry joins forces with fanciful baroque filigree in this delightful and highly distinctive, 1930s vintage engagement ring. A bright and beautiful .22 carat transitional European-cut center stone scintillates from within a square, finely milgrained setting, floating inside a double-...(more)
An exquisitely detailed platinum and diamond dinner ring - circa 1915-20. A half-carat of bright-white European-cut diamonds glitter down the center amidst scrolling pierced details and a spark of color is added with electric blue synthetic sapphires (original to the ring). Delicate milgraining and ...(more)
Recently hand crafted in England, in platinum and 18K yellow gold, this impressively proportioned super-sparkler features a 1920s vintage center stone, weighing just 17 points shy of 3 carats, encircled by an additional 1.65 carats of European-cut diamonds, newly cut to perfectly match the center st...(more)
By way of Chester, England - circa 1918 - comes this 18K diamond head sparkler, coiled around your finger and ready to strike! Hallmarks abound inside the ring shank - size 9 1/4.
By way of nineteenth century England comes this shimmering antique adornment featuring a large and lustrous cushion-shape moonstone. The celestial stone is framed in two-tiered twisted wire which crowns the decorative center clasp. The classic 18K yellow gold Victorian bracelet measures a full 7 1/8...(more)
This delightful and dazzling, original 1930s vintage diamond engagement ring features a bright-white and shining .61 carat European-cut diamond, accompanied by a certificate from the GIA stating: H color - SI1 clarity. The round diamond beams from within a four-cornered setting and is embellished al...(more)
A garnet the color of a fine merlot centers this sweet and delicate Art Nouveau pendant. Made in 10 karat gold, long leaves of oak drape down in an embrace leading to a pearl dewdrop. The pendant measures 1 3/8 inches long, suspended on a new 18 inch 14 karat chain.
Just two points shy of half-a-carat, a bright-white and brilliant European-cut diamond sparkles solo from within a beveled and finely milgrained, high-profile hexagonal setting. The white gold setting is situated atop an artfully ornamented filigree mounting, die-struck and hand finished in contrast...(more)
Elegant and flirtatious Jazz Age style is celebrated in these contemporary drop earrings, hand-crafted in platinum, diamonds and featuring a pair of oval rubies. 1.35 carats of bright "ice" (flapper slang) are beautifully accented with 1.67 carats of fiery red rubies to sparkle and sway with your ev...(more)
This modestly proportioned and thoroughly delightful, classic Art Deco engagement ring, dating from the 1930s, is die-struck and hand pierced in gleaming 14K white gold. The ten-point center diamond scintillates from within a gracefully domed square setting and between a pair of glittering, diamond-...(more)