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2.03 Carat Diamond Edwardian-Style Engagement Ring

A splendid and sparkling transitional European-cut diamond, weighing 2.03 carats, shines loud and proud from atop a light and airy, newly made Edwardian-style mounting, crafted in platinum and glistening with mine-cut diamonds. The artfully designed ring makes use of open space to accentuate the rad...(more)

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Raymond Yard Black Opal and Diamond Ring

A no less than spectacular black opal, modeled in a slight egg shape and glowing with a hypnotic palette of electric confetti - blue, green, red and orange - is elegantly presented between sparkling flares of pear shape and marquise diamonds in this superb and stunning jewel, finely crafted by the e...(more)

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Antique Pearl and Diamond Pendant

From the turn-of-the-last century we have an artful and unexpectedly asymmetrically designed wreath, dotted with tiny seed pearls, presenting a diamond topped freshwater pearl swinging freely inside and a second freshwater pearl swinging below. The pendant measures 1 3/4 by 2/3 inch, the newly added...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-6182

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

1.68 Carat GIA K VVS1 Art Deco Engagement Ring

A splendid, extra-sparkling European-cut diamond, weighing 1.68 carats and accompanied by a GIA diamond grading certificate stating: K color - VVS1 (next to flawless) clarity, beams as bright as can be, between two pairs of sizable old mine-cut diamonds (totaling half-a-carat) set in square, followe...(more)

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Art Deco Sapphire Solitaire

A classic platinum diamond engagement ring from the 1930s. A richly saturated 1.54 carat sapphire is set in a square box head and flanked on each side with three glittering single-cut diamonds set in a milgrained rectangle and diamond shape. A tailored, timeless and traditional Art Deco beauty!

This item has been sold - View Item    #30-1-5351

.55 Carat Center Four Row Vintage Diamond Ring

This distinctive and dynamic dazzler gracefully curves and flashes across your finger with four rows of glittering European and single-cut diamonds culminating in a central .55 carat European-cut diamond. A very special, stunning and impressive super-sparkler. Just shy of one inch wide by 5/16 inch.

This item has been sold - View Item    #10-1-6188

1.01 Carat Art Deco Diamond Engagement Ring

A very fine 1.01 carat European cut diamond, accompanied by a GIA report stating F color, VS1 clarity, is set into this wonderful vintage platinum diamond engagement ring. The center diamond is embraced by diamond-set shoulders with an openwork twisted motif finished with fine milgrain details. Love...(more)

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Art Deco Platinum Sapphire and Diamond Ring

A great find in a non-diamond engagement ring - in glorious blue and white. A deep royal blue faceted oval sapphire, weighing 1.30 carats, with presented in consummate Art Deco artistry in this original 1920s-30s vintage jewel, impeccably handcrafted in platinum. The radiant gemstone is held by four...(more)

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Shreve & Co. Demantoid and Diamond Art Nouveau Locket

An exotic and exemplary antique locket, circa 1900, from San Francisco's renowned jeweler - Shreve & Company. This rare and wonderful jewel is very finely handcrafted with graceful textured gold pierced work overlaying red guilloche enamel. The sinewy foliate motif is dotted with three chartreus...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #90-1-4420

Large Scottish Silver, Citrine and Agate Brooch

A super-sized (about 50 carats) faceted cushion-cut citrine is the centerpiece of this colossal (2 3/4 inch by 2 1/4 inch) antique Scottish brooch beautifully crafted in silver and multi-color agates. Five distinct species of marbled agate, in contrasting earth tones, interlink to create an artistic...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #50-1-4651

2.06 Carat Asscher-Cut Diamond Art Deco Ring, GIA: G - Internally Flawless

Few come as fine and fabulous as this rare and ravishing original Art Deco Engagement Ring - circa 1930s - featuring a high-caliber 2.06 carat Asscher-cut diamond. The superlative stone, accompanied by a GIA Diamond Grading Report stating: G color - Internally Flawless, is set in platinum and radiat...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #10-1-6491