A true beauty, this delicate engagement ring dates from the 1910’s and serves as a bonny example of fine craftsmanship. An approximately 0.5 carat I color SI1 clarity old mine diamond solitaire sits tall in a finely worked, richly ornamented six pronged 14 karat gold basket setting. The ring is decorated with precious forget-me-nots around the band and a wheat or leaf-like pattern on the top and bottom.
Dramatic yet understated, this ring features a lovely EGL certified I color VS1 clarity emerald cut diamond set in platinum. Six single cut diamonds decorate the band, combining with the 1.88 carat weight of the center stone for an approximate 2 carat total weight. This delicate beauty is an original 1920’s Deco masterpiece.
Over 100 full cut pave diamonds run all along the setting and band of this contemporary classic. Set in 18 karat white gold, these petite stones form a circle around the real piece de resistance: a 1.05 carat EGL certified H color SI2 clarity brilliant cut diamond. The total carat weight comes in at 1.63. With its symmetry and sparkle, this Deco-inspired design has the feel of the glamorous Gatsby era.
Watch greenery turn gold with this stunning Tiffany pin: a beautiful flower captured in 18 Kt yellow gold, to be precise. Different textures in the petals and leaves create a multicolored effect as the light catches the gold in each part differently, though it is all the same rich yellow tone. The pin measures 2 ¼ inches in height and 1 3/8 inches across at the widest part of the flower, which is centered by an 11 x 9 millimeter oval cabochon turquoise...
This little stone packs a big punch! A .35 carat J color VS 2 clarity old mine diamond is set in a precious pierced work platinum top with four single cut stones tube set in little circles across the center of the ring. 10 more pave diamonds sparkle in the finely worked top, giving way to a delicately decorated platinum band. With .65 carats total weight in diamonds, this 1920’s stunner shines bright!
This delicate deco-inspired engagement ring begins with a beautifully designed platinum setting studded with ten single-cut diamonds. A .45 carat old mine center stone completes the picture and brings the total carat weight to .55. The H color VS2 clarity diamond is round, but the setting gives it a square look, lending the piece that characteristic deco edge.
For a real vintage feel, go for this lovely 1930’s 14 Kt white gold setting inlaid with two small diamonds on the shank. A 1.25 carat J color VS2 clarity old mine center stone completes the understated radiance of this piece, lending to a 1.50 carat total weight and a look of timeless elegance.
Clean and classic, this diamond solitaire engagement ring has been created in the simple Edwardian style that dates back to the turn of the 20th century. The 18 Kt yellow gold shank boasts a six-pronged platinum center that holds a .79 carat brilliant cut H color, I1 clarity diamond. This specific example likely comes from the 1960’s but reflects a tailored Edwardian elegance.
This bracelet is wild! Measuring just under an inch wide, the cuff features four stylistically represented beasties in 18 Kt yellow gold applied over a hand-hammered sterling silver base. This vintage piece exemplifies the funky modernism of the 1960’s and is the perfect addition to any collection of the chic and unique.
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #730609 (stock #TR542)
Stunning, shiny and in excellent condition, this English sterling silver sugar caster is the perfect addition to any holloware collection or a charming focal point, whether for your own home or as a gift. The George V era piece is fully hallmarked by G&S Company Ltd, London. It measures 8 ½ inches tall and weighs 9.35 ounces. The caster is engraved with an Old English letter K on the downward slope of one of the faces. It comes ready for use; just fill with sugar and cast away!
This sweet pin featues a large carved onyx daisy centered by a natural seed pearl in delicate 14 Kt gold prongs. A stylized gold stem coated in black enamel projects from one side to conceal the pinback. This charming Victorian flower measures just over an inch in diameter, making the total length, including the stem, 1 ½ inches.
This 14 kt white and yellow gold bar pin is the perfect addition to any dress or jacket. The authentic 1920’s filigree design features an intricate pattern worked in white gold, while the back of the pin packs the surprise of a yellow gold sheen. The pin measures 2 ½ inches long and ½ inch wide at its center, which features a brilliant 10-point diamond.
This regal 9 kt gold watch fob is of English origin. The piece depicts a horse rearing majestically with a crested shield under one hoof. The gold base, ornamented with intricate scrollwork, conceals a bezel-set green onyx visible on the underside. The piece measures 1 1/4 inches tall, and because of this the stamped hallmark is too small to determine whether the age reads 1908 or 1928. The stamp is a lowercase letter n inside a shield shape...
Black niello-like enamel is the highlight of this intricately decorated Victorian bracelet. Textured gold and a floral pattern accented with the black enamel, all characteristic of the period, cover both sides of the hinged bangle. It measures 3/4 inch wide and fits snugly on a standard 7 inch wrist, making it the perfect accent for a slender arm.
These magnificent 19th century Victorian earrings feature lovely Etruscan Revival gold scrollwork around intricately crafted pietre dure centers. The inlaid stone creates the image of three delicate flowers springing from a single stem. Each earring measures 7/8 of an inch in diameter and hangs an inch and a half including the ornamented ear wire.
This is a wonderful 15 Kt yellow gold Victorian slide chain. The chain measures nearly 60” long and has a 14Kt watch swivel. The slide itself is richly ornamented, decorated with black enamel, characteristic of the Victorian period; fleur-de-lis and lock-and-key shapes, and four rose cut diamonds. This commanding piece weighs in at 76.8 grams and makes the perfect accent or focal point for any outfit.
A pair of 14Kt yellow gold retro earrings with clip back and post combination. The yellow gold has a slight pink tint to it. The earrings measure 1 5/16” high and 1” wide, and weigh 19.8 grams.
This wonderful 18Kt yellow gold ring is centered by an 8 X 6 mm oval cabochon ruby and the ruby is surrounded by 14 high quality brilliant cut diamonds. The approximate total weight of all diamonds is 0.75Ct.