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  1. A dramatic and highly distinctive late Art Deco bracelet watch by *Harvel Watch Co. - formerly of Rockefeller Center (see below). The artfully designed timepiece, rendered in platinum and sparkling white diamonds is strikingly accented with flowing ribbons of royal blue calibre sapphires. A singular stunner, circa 1930s-40s. 7 inches long.

    *Harvel Watch Company was an American diamond importer, jewelry design and manufacturing, and watch importing company, in business from the 1920s onward, with its headquarters in New York. Harvel imported quality Swiss watches. At one point their address was 311 Rockefeller Center, New York 20 (1944), at another, 630 Fifth Avenue (1947). Harvel was owned by the Harteveldt family. Henry Holland Harteveldt (1891-1969) and his wife Lucille Sulke Harteveldt were the sole owners. Their slogan: “Harvel: The Watch That Times the Stars”. ...

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  2. This distinctive, architecturally inspired dazzler by 'Certified', the well known (among knowledgeable jewelers') signature brand name of Katz and Ogush, New York, centers on a sizzling half-carat European-cut diamond set in delicately milgrained box setting. The scintillating stone is flanked on each side by geometric diamond-set shoulders leading to a sleek knife-edge ring shank. An exemplary original Art Deco jewel, circa 1920s-30s. Currently ring size 5 1/4+. ...
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  3. From none other than Tiffany & Co., circa 1989 (it's inscribed inside the ring shank), a bright and vibrant trio of Colombian emeralds - a pair of pear shapes and a central oval - are enhanced by two pair of sparkling white diamonds in this charming and cheerful, distinctive and dazzling jewel. Crafted in rich 18K yellow gold. Currently ring size 5. ...
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  4. A beautiful matched pair of bright light blue emerald-cut aquamarines, wrapped in rich 18K rose gold bows, glisten and glow from within these delightful Retro ear clips dating from the 1940s-50s. Just shy of 1 inch by 11/16 inch. ...
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  5. 2 and 1/2 inch long and lovely, nineteenth century drop earrings lightly crafted in a stylized variation of the classical, Etruscan amphora motif. The central amphoras swing freely inside a symmetrical wishbone shaped frame, all of which are ornamented with delicate granulation and twisted rope designs. As would be expected in such old and delicate jewels, a few minor repairs and imperfections are extant which we decided to leave alone. ...
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  6. Architecturally inspired, Art Deco sophistication sparkles from this dynamic 1920s-30s vintage dazzler. A beautiful, bright and shining European-cut diamond, weighing two-thirds-of-a-carat, flashes between geometrically sculpted, beveled shoulders, each shining with a slender straight baguette diamond bordered by tiny single-cut diamonds. Die-struck and hand-finished in platinum, few come as fine or as fabulous as this consummate Jazz Age jewel. Currently ring size 6. ...
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  7. Just a tad shy of 7/8 inch long, this Jazz Age classic shines front and center with a bright white trio of European-cut diamonds, totaling .60 carat, sparkling from within finely milgrained settings. All sides of the ring are ornamented with decorative piercing and hand engraving, plus a pair of triangular (synthetic) sapphire accent stones above the shoulders. Die-struck and hand finished in 18K white gold - circa 1930. Currently ring size 7 3/4. ...
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  8. Sophisticated Art Deco style meets traditional simplicity in this chic variation on a classic engagement ring. Hand-fabricated in platinum, circa 1920s-30s, the central 1.09 carat transitional European-cut diamond (graded I color - VS1 clarity by the GIA) sparkles spectacularly between pairs of smaller round diamonds, respectively set in a half-moon followed by a square setting, for a lovely geometric effect. A sleekly tailored and timeless treasure. Currently ring size 5 3/4+. ...
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  9. Music for your eyes! All rendered in the lost art of niello, the front of this wonderful vintage locket is adorned with a harp and lute and the reverse and sides are beautifully ornamented with a stylized floral pattern. 1 1/2 by just over 1 inch. The blackened silver chain measures 18 inches. Circa early 20th century. Read about Niello on Antique Jewelry University here.

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  10. A rare and ravishing adornment hailing from Edwardian era England, circa 1910. Elegantly designed and rendered in three distinct sections, each culminating in a dangling pear-shaped aquamarine, the seed pearl-studded frames enclose glittering diamond-set floral/foliate motfis. A fabulous and feminine treasure handcrafted in platinum over 15K gold. The platinum chain measures 15 inches and, along with the centerpiece, the necklace measures about 18 inches. ...
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  11. A consummate and highly distinctive original Art Deco engagement ring, masterfully handcrafted in platinum - circa 1920s. The center beams with a brilliant, bright white European-cut diamond, weighing in at just five points shy of a carat, set in a four-cornered setting between a pair of baguette diamonds leading to open diamond-set shoulders. Pairs of box-set single-cut diamonds twinkle north and south of this exceptional and exceptionally stunning Jazz Age jewel. She's gonna love it! Currently ring size 6 3/4. ...
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  12. A natural Burmese jade cabochon, or button, is artfully presented in a striking and distinctive, architecturally inspired, geometric Retro mounting, circa 1940s. The translucent, deep, rich apple-green gemstone shows visible modeling, but is, nevertheless, quite beautiful and impressive looking in this very special ring. The jade is accompanied by a gem laboratory report stating: Natural Burma. In a finger size 8. ...
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  13. A sleek, architectural solitaire diamond ring featuring a bright-white and lively .80 carat European-cut diamond, is flush set into a striking, beveled mounting in 14k white gold. Elegant simplicity. Currently ring size 9 1/2. ...
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  14. Three glistening navette-shape sections, each centering on an old mine-cut diamond enveloped by shimmering rose-cut diamonds, comprise this extra sweet and lovely Edwardian bracelet, dating back to turn-of-the-twentieth century. This delicate and feminine adornment is finely handcrafted in platinum over 22 karat yellow gold (a rarity!) and boasts an expandable bracelet. A jewel. ...
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  15. Although weighing just over one-third-carat, the sparkling center stone in this crisp, original vintage wedding set presents considerably larger, due to the artfully designed illusion setting. The scintillating stone radiates between sleekly stylized, elongated, diamond-set heart motifs which are mirrored in the matching wedding band. Beautifully designed and rendered in platinum, circa 1940s-50s, the soft knife-edge ring shanks are currently size 6 3/4. ...
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  16. A bright white round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing a half-carat, sparkles in the center and from above a dozen diamond-set petals in this cheerful and charming cocktail, or right-hand ring, crafted in gleaming 18K white gold - circa mid-twentieth century. The flower measures 9/16 inch, .65 carat total diamond weight, currently ring size 6 (with a pair of stabilizer beads inside the ring shank to keep it from tilting. ...
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  17. A bright vibrant red natural Burma ruby shares equal billing with a sunshiny old mine-cut diamond in this ultra-sweet and lovely sparkler from nineteenth century France. The radiant pair are set in platinum buttercup settings on either side of a trio of round European-cut diamond sparklers. The curvacious size 6 1/4 ring shank and under gallery is rendered in rich 18K yellow gold. 5/8 inch fro tip-to-tip. Ooh la la! ...
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  18. Understated elegance, par excellence, is embodied in this sparkling and stately solitaire engagement ring, crafted in gleaming 18K white gold and featuring a perfectly proportioned Assher-cut (square step-cut) diamond weighing .53 carat. Sleek, streamlined, and stunning in size 5 1/4. ...
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  19. A simply striking wrist bauble from Victorian times, this 'square stock' (referring to the shape of the tubing) hinged bangle bracelet, crafted in rich 18K yellow gold, features a classic bypass design, centered with seed pearl studded curlicues, and culminating in peaked capitals. A tailored beauty, circa 1890. ...
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  20. Strikingly designed and crafted in two-tone white and yellow gold, this mid-century (1950s) sparkler features a bright white and brilliant modern-cut diamond, weighing one-third carat, beaming from the center of a glittering, geometrically stylized bow motif. A distinctive vintage dazzler. Currently ring size 7. ...
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  21. Sleekly designed and crafted in 18K yellow gold, this sparkling gent's ring radiates with a trio of natural fancy color round brilliant-cut diamonds: A light sunshiny yellow diamond in the center flanked on each side by a cognac or pinkish-toned brown diamond. The three total just about 2 carats. A singular, sensational yet handsomely tailored beauty. Currently ring size 9 1/2. ...
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  22. An opulent, 1920's vintage European-cut diamond, is brilliantly featured from within an elegantly understated platinum mounting, newly and meticulously hand-fabricated in platinum to replace the worn-out original. Every aspect of the original jewel, from the lacy under-gallery to the octagonal symmetry of the delicate pointed prongs has been flawlessly reproduced to be worthy of showcasing this resplendent diamond. Currently size 5 3/4. ...
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  23. Victorian Bar Pin

    #50-1-4586
    This 2 1/4 inch-long antique bar pin, dating from the late 1800s, is artfully adorned with a charming foliate and flower design, pierced and outlined with delicate twisted wire. One side of the 18 karat yellow gold brooch is hand engraved "M. Hewlett, Stockton". Consummate Victoriana. ...
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  24. This truly extraordinary ring presents a 4.10 carat cushion-cut sapphire between two exceptionally large bright-white (F-G color) shield-cut diamonds with a total weight of 3.50 carats. The three gemstones sit side by side atop an elaborate gallery of curves and volutes twinkling with 84 tiny diamonds. A structural work of art, this ring bears elements of the Edwardian and Art Deco styles. Masterfully handcrafted in platinum - Circa 1915-1925. Sublime. ...
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  25. A chicly tailored, Art Deco inspired, pave diamond link bracelet, of French origin, sparkling with 15.00 carats of closely set bright-white round brilliant-cut diamonds (F-G color, VS clarity) accented with black enamel details along the sides. This truly splendid bracelet features a box clasp and measures 5/8 inch wide by 7 inches long. ...
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