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Art Deco Platinum, Diamond and Sapphire Barrette

Ladies, take a page out of the flappers' book of elan and tuck a stunning sapphire and diamond barrette into your bob or updo! This sleek and stylish barrette alternates 1.15 carats of bright and glittering antique cushion diamonds with 3/4 of a carat of rich, royal blue square sapphires in a crisp ...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-4449

Shakudo Locket and Chain

An exquisite Japanese Shakudo locket ornamented with birds and flowers with a matching mixed metal fob locket and chain. Some minor dings, otherwise 'sugoi'! (That's Japanese for great!). The chain measures 14 inches.

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-1221

English Art Deco Silver and Enamel Cigarette Case

Hallmarks tell us this original Art Deco cigarette case was crafted in sterling silver in Birmingham, England in 1931. Featuring the loveliest, bright creamy mint green guilloche enamel, shimmering atop gorgeous engine-turned engraving. This divine case epitomizes suave Art Deco elegance and style! ...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-6153

18K Gold Enameled Perfumer Pendant from Germany

A charming, highly stylized miniature amphora adorned with textured machine engraving and white and blue enamel serves as a wearable perfumer (or kept in your purse) with a decorative cabochon sapphire cap. 1920s-30s. Marked 'Aleman' (Germany) on loop. 1 and 3/4 inches not including the chain.

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-4427

Victorian 800 Silver Cigarette Case

A very interesting and quite unusual cigarette case, presciently and appropriately designed in the shape of a tombstone. Both sides are imbued with a wonderful leaf-like texture, the top is dotted with a single cabochon sapphire. Possibly of German origin. 3 1/2 inches by 1 7/8 inches.

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-4447

Art Deco Enameled Compact with Carved Jade

Breathtaking Art Deco black enamel compact with a gilded interior, featuring a carved and pierced Burmese jade, riveted to the top of the compact. The enamel and gild is over white metal.

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-951

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.

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-1389

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)

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-1-1527

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)

This item has been sold - View Item    #100-3-4437

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