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Art Deco Black Onyx Shirt Studs and Buttons

In case you already own a dressy pair of cuff links, here's an infrequently found set of three shirt studs and three vest buttons (or larger shirt studs), featuring black onyx discs encircled in textured white gold over yellow gold backs and fittings. The buttons measure 7/16 inch, the studs measure...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-4451

Tiffany & Co. Silver Acorn Pill Box

Squirrel away your little helpers in this beautifully made and wonderfully whimsical sterling silver and gilt acorn pill box by the illustrious Tiffany and Company. 1 3/4 inches high by 7/8 inch diameter, signed STERLING TIFFANY & CO. on the inside of the cap.

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-4416

Silver Gilt Guilloche Box

Beautiful example of guilloche enamel with hand painted spray of delicate flowers. The hinged box opens to reveal a lovely gilt interior. Circa 1915.

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Art Deco Diamond Barrette

Who wouldn't love to adorn her flowing tresses with this exquisite sparkling diamond barrette? A row of five bezel-set, old mine-cut diamonds cascades atop the gentle curve of this quintessential early-Art Deco Jewel, circa 1920. The background and frame are delicately adorned with fine decorative o...(more)

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Gold-in-Quartz Masonic Fob - Circa 1860

A rare collectable from the San Francisco 49ers - the original gold miners, not the football team. This truly extraordinary keepsake is composed of two thick and substantially proportioned (1 1/2 inches by 1 1/4 inches) gold-in-quartz plaques that serve as book covers for two golden, double-sided, m...(more)

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Boucheron 18k and Sterling Minaudiere

Breathtaking Boucheron, 18 karat rose gold and sterling silver minaudiere, studded with 12 bezel-set cabochon-cut rubies. The top of this opulent purse is 18 karat pink gold, pierced and engraved, depicting two birds surrounded by ruby-studded flowers and leaves. The box is elegantly hinged and open...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-1479

Retro Mechanical Pencil with Pocket Knife & Nail File

The ultimate in mens retro accessories! This is a 14k white gold, sleek 40s style, pocket size mechanical pencil/pocket knife combo that could easily be affixed to a key chain or worn as a pendant. All components are functioning perfectly. Impeccably stylish and functional.

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-161

Austrian Silver and Guilloche Enamel Box

From Austria circa 1905 comes this lovely lavender guilloche enamel box, a lady's vanity or desk accessory, with a carved and pierced neo-classical floral arrangement at it's center. Four tab corners of black enamel with carved stylized leaves enliven the top, and a charming grapevine motif adds add...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-4421

English Repousse Matchsafe

Direct from Birmingham, England circa 1901. A wonderful pillow shaped 15k yellow gold match safe with an elaborate, decorative floral design. Hallmarked. 1 3/4 X 1 1/4 inches.

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Grapevine Motif Hair Barrette

Fit for a goddess of wine and revelry - an intoxicatingly beautiful hair barrette, handcrafted in yellow gold and shimmering with natural seed pearls and flowing grapevines. 2 and 5/8 inches long, circa 1900.

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Edwardian Platinum and Diamond Hair Barrette

This large and lavish (and quite rare) Edwardian hair ornament, delicately hand crafted in platinum - circa 1915, measures over three inches long by just under one inch wide. This fanciful and feminine adornment glistens with a center row of nine bezel-set antique cushion-cut diamonds entwined in de...(more)

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Art Deco Japanesque Sterling Silver Cigarette Case

Ever-so-slightly convex, this sterling silver cigarette case will fit perfectly in the palm of your hand. A Japanese design embellishes the cases front and back, featuring the seven lucky gods. Let them, as legend has it, bring happiness and good fortune to you! Though the case doesnt fit modern cig...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-1324