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Antique and estate jewels are miniature works of art that reflect the elegance, artistry and craftsmanship of an earlier time.  In the antique and estate jewelry galleries you will find an enticing variety of finely crafted masterpieces including  elegant cufflinksbeautiful brooches  and  sculptural stickpins.

Edwardian guilloche enamel brooch. (J9413)

Elegant Cufflinks

The Antique Cufflinks Gallery  offers a great variety of fine cufflinks from the past.  Below is a small sampling of the cufflinks available.

Krementz mermaid and swan cufflinks crafted in 14kt gold. (J9382)
Mermaid and Swan  A mermaid holding a sceptre sits amid gently swaying cattails while a swan glides by over the rippling water.  The scene is beautifully sculpted and the finely worked gold glows with the light of an early sunrise.  A masterpiece of Art Nouveau design.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  $1,325

Art Deco diamond cufflinks. (J9245)

Art Deco Elegance II  Art Deco cufflinks that sparkle with the sophisticated elegance and geometric dazzle of a Busby Berkeley musical.  Created by Taylor & Co. in 14kt gold,  circa 1930.    Cost:  $875

Krementz writhing serpent cufflinks. (J9284)

Entwined Serpents  Two sinister serpents entwined with foliage and vines in the flowing Art Nouveau style.  The fact that the serpents are rattlesnakes adds a touch of danger.  Sculpted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  $885

Elegantly engraved gold and platinum cufflinks. (J9283)

Black Tie  Richly engraved gold centers accented with black enamel wings surrounded by jazzy platinum borders with a zigzag pattern.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1925.  Cost:  $875

Victorian sapphire and scroll cufflinks. (J9388)

Sapphires and Scrolls  Late Victorian cufflinks with elegant foliate scrolls surrounding deep blue sapphires set in the raised gold centers. The depth and fine details of the scroll work is a testament to the artistry and craftsmanship of the era.  Created in 14kt gold, circa 1890.   Cost:  $865

Carrington jade cufflinks. (J9288)

Carrington Jade  Dark, spinach green jade set in finely engraved gold bezels.  The translucent jade glows like sunlight passing through a miniature stained glass window.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.    Cost:  $945

Art Deco carnelian spool cufflinks. (J9232)

Please visit the Antique Cufflink Gallery where you will find many more elegant cufflinks and dress sets from the past.  Above is only a small sample of the cufflinks we offer.

Fine Stickpins

In the Antique Stickpin Gallery are miniature works of sculpture.  Below are just a few of the stickpins available.

Hans Brassler carnelian stickpin. (J9360)

Brassler Carnelian  A luminous carnelian glows from within flowing folds of gold.  There is a wonderful contrast between the stark geometry of the carnelian and the flowing curves of the setting.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $465

Link & Angell regal dragon stickpin (J9235)

Regal Dragon 
A regal dragon watches fiercely from atop its perch on a golden stickpin.  The fiery beast is beautifully sculpted with finely detailed wings, rippling scales and a dramatically curving body.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.   Cost:  $445

Carter, Howe Art Nouveau stickpin of woman and pansy. (J9166)

La Pensée  A wonderfully evocative stickpin of a contemplative woman framed by the petals of a pansy and the hint of a rising sun.    Created by Carter, Howe in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $425

Art Nouveau sapphire stickpin. (J9309)

Sapphire Scrolls  Intertwining golden scrolls centered with a rich blue sapphire.  The flowing, interlacing design reflects the Art Nouveau style, as well as the Celtic Revival, of the early 1900s.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.    Cost:  $625

French chimera stickpin. (J9214)

La Chimére  A fierce French chimera vigilantly guards the top of this golden jewel.  The perfect personal gargoyle to keep evil spirits away from one's lapel or tie.  Crafted in 18kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  $675

Brassler stickpin with glowing angle skin coral. (J9130)

Angel Skin  A glowing angel skin coral cabochon sits in the middle of flowing, golden scrolls.  The rich patina of the gold gives this stickpin a sense of ancient mystery.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.
Cost:  $625

Hayden Wheeler turquoise stickpin. (J9195)

Please visit the Antique Stickpin Gallery where you will find many more elegant stickpins from the past.  Above is only a small sample of the stickpins we offer.

Brooches and Pins

  In the Antique pin and Brooch Gallery  we offer fine brooches and pins to match every taste and desire.  Below is a small sample.

Carter dragon and crescent brooch. (J9384)

Chimera and the Moon  A beautifully sculpted, finely detailed chimera flies past a crescent moon.  The magnificent beast has finely feathered wings, the intricate scaly body of a serpent and a tail that morphs into twisting acanthus leaves.  A small green gem is set as the creature's watchful, jealous eye.  Created by Carter, Howe & Co. in 14kt gold, circa 1890.   Cost:  $785

Hans Brassler amethyst and roses brooch. (J9256)

Amethyst and Roses  An elegant brooch set with a rich amethyst, bright pearls and golden roses in a "garden wall".  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $685

Edwardian guilloche enamel brooch. (J9413)

Regal Splendour  
Beautifully engraved regal blue enamel surrounded by bands of white enamel and intricately detailed golden swags accented with small pearls.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Cost:  $875

Hans Brassler garnet and pearl brooch. (J9392)

Garnet and Pearls  A petit Classical Revival pin set with a fiery red garnet and small luminous pearls.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.
Cost:  $365

Art Nouveau amethyst brooch. (J9223)

Art Nouveau Amethyst  An amethyst rests between the flowing wings of an exotic butterfly or bat.  Beneath the amethyst a small pearl glows like a distant full moon.  Created in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  $675

Brassler coral brooch. (J9274)

Brassler Coral  A glowing coral cabochon amid an intriguing geometry of neoclassical and east Asian motifs. An early Art Deco brooch created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $725

Egyptian Revival winged scarab brooch crafted in 14kt gold. (J3573)

Please visit the  Antique Brooch Gallery  where we offer a great variety of fine antique brooches and pins. Above is only a small sample of the jewels we offer.

Tuxedo and Dress Sets

In the Tuxedo and Dress Set Gallery are fine dress sets from the past.  Below is a brief sample of the dress and tuxedo sets available.

Carrington onyx and pearl dress set. (J9454)

Onyx and Pearl  Elegant onyx centers surrounded by finely engraved platinum with small luminous pearls.  This dress set epitomizes the sophisticated elegance of the Art Deco era.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925. 
Cost:  $2,575

Carrington diamond and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9240)

Carrington Jazz  Platinum borders with jazzy geometric motifs,  sparkling diamonds set in bead-edged collets and carved mother-of-pearl centers.  This striking tuxedo set captures the exuberance and spirit of the Jazz Age.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1925.   Cost:  $1,625

Carnelian dress set. (J9218)

Carnelian Red  An elegant tuxedo set with smoldering red carnelians.  The ruddy shades of the carnelians contrasts beautifully with  the yellow gold of the settings.  Finely crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.   Cost:  $1,375

Tiffany platinum and abalone dress set. (J9372)

Abalone and Platinum   Dark, iridescent abalone plays elegantly against the brilliance of platinum.  This finely crafted tuxedo set will add a little pizzazz to any black tie affair!  Created in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1935.
Cost:  $1,475

White coral dress set. (J9275)

White Coral  An elegant dress set featuring creamy white coral cabochons set in luminous rose gold.  An elegant, understated contrast between cool and warm tones.   Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $1,275

Larter onyx dress set. (J9149)

Onyx Jazz   Elegant black onyx centers framed by finely detailed white gold borders.  The classic contrast of black and white and the simple geometry of the design epitomize the elegance of Art Deco tuxedo sets.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1925.   Cost:  $865

Sansbury & Nellis citrine dress set. (J9186)

Please visit the  Antique Tuxedo and Dress Set Gallery  where we offer a variety of fine dress and tuxedo sets from the past.  Above is only a small sample of the sets available.

Recently Sold

Below are several of the antique jewels that have recently sold.

WAB intricate center and black enamel cufflinks. (J8811)

Mesmerizing Elegance  Mesmerizing cufflinks with a profusion of floral and geometric elements surrounded with stippled borders outlined in black.  Created by Wordley, Allsopp & Bliss in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost::  Sold

French eagle and diamond stickpin. (J9043)

Liberte  A fierce eagle takes flight from its perch atop a small table-cut diamond.  The eagle is beautifully sculpted with wind ruffling its feathers and lifting its wings.  Crafted in 18kt gold,  French,  circa 1900.
Cost:  Sold

Beautifully enameled acorn and oak leaf stickpin. (J9074)

Acorns and Oak  An oak leaf and two acorns suspend from a small branch.  The oak leaf is beautifully enameled with shimmering shades of green, yellow and pink.  The acorns are set with two small pearls.  Crafted in 18kt and 14kt gold,  circa 1900.   Cost:  Sold

Platinum Edwardian brooch with comets and diamonds.

Edwardian Comet Brooch  An elegant platinum and diamond brooch inspired by the 1910 appearance of Halley's comet.     Cost:  Sold

Victorian 14kt gold locket with a crane clutching a diamond in its beak. (J8639)

Crane & Diamond  A beautiful Victorian locket featuring a crane and cattails in a marsh setting.  The crane grasps an Old European-cut diamond in its beak.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  Sold

Victorian enamel four-leaf clover brooch with pearls. (J9050)

Clover and Pearls  A beautifully enameled Victorian lucky clover brooch.  The edges of the petals and stem are gold and set with small graduated pearls.  Created by Bippart, Griscom & Osborn in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Cost:  Sold


Laurel Wreath and Moonstone  The classical elegance of a wreath of laurel leaves surrounding a luminous moonstone.  The laurel wreath is exquisitely crafted and detailed.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.
Cost:  Sold

Art Nouveau iris brooch with Old European-cut diamond.

Art Nouveau Iris Brooch  The jewelers of the Art Nouveau period were masters at creating small, life-like flowers in enamel and gold.  This beautiful iris brooch is a wonderful example.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.

Cost:  Sold

Victorian lion and pearl stickpin. (J9012)

Roaring Lion  A regal lion grasps a pearl in his mouth and stares with fiery red eyes (likely rubies).  Beautifully sculpted with finely detailed whiskers and mane.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1890.    Cost:  Sold

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