The feeling of the roaring twenties comes alive when one looks at this original period piece. The 14Kt white gold filigree frame hold an octagonal shell cameo bust of a lady decorated by a collar that is further enhanced by 3 round diamonds. The brooch that measures 1 ½” by 1 7/8” also has a bail, which makes it very versatile since it can be worn as a pendant as well.
Art Nouveau is written all over this stylish 14Kt yellow gold pin enhanced by an approximately 0.25Ct old mine diamond and an approximately 0.25Ct ruby. The marking on the catch is 585 and the makers mark is WB indicating that it was made in Europe circa 1890. The pin measures 1 ½” wide and ¾” high.
A very traditional pair of diamond earrings in buttercup settings with European lever backs. The earrings are set with two fine quality full cut diamonds with the approximate total weight of 0.40 Ct. The ear wires are marked with old Hungarian hallmarks.
This is a classic pair of European 18Kt two tone gold and diamond hanging earrings with lever backs and two diamonds. The yellow gold lever backs support a free moving white gold triangular design from which the free moving white gold flower is also hangings. The flower on each earring is centered by a full cut diamond. The approximate total weight of diamonds is 0.15Ct.
A very traditional pair of diamond and pearl earrings from the 1960’s is set in 14Kt yellow gold with a European leaver backs. These earrings can be worn dressy for occasions or sporty with jeans or basically all the time. The well matched high luster cultured pearls measure 7 millimeters and the approximate total weight of the two full cut diamonds is 0.10Ct.
A great 14Kt yellow gold and lapis lazuli man's ring is set with a great piece of beveled lapis lazuli. The setting is quite heavy because it is solid and not hollowed out. The lapis lazuli is 13 millimeters wide and 17 millimeters long including the beveled sections. The width of the ring on top is 13.5 millimeters.
This very personable squirrel broach is cast in 18Kt yellow gold with a ruby eye. The squirrel is holding a diamond that represents an acorn. The differently finished surfaces make this pin very life like. The pin is 1” high and ¾” wide.
This wonderfully executed butterfly broach is made of 18Kt yellow gold with yellow white and black enamel and green see through enamel (plique-a-jour). The butterfly eyes are natural rubies and the wings are movable. It is marked Spain 18Kt. The height of the pin is 1” and the wingspan is 1 ½”.
You can’t help but notice these Victorian daisy earrings. The round center has a finely hammered finish and is surrounded by 10 freshwater pearl petals on each earring. The posts most likely were replaced when someone converted the earrings to pierced, but they are 14Kt gold.