Friday, July 20, 2018

New in the Gallery - Cufflinks and Stickpins


Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include striking purple enamel and pearl cufflinks by Carrington & Co. and elegant moss agate links by Larter & Sons.


Carrington purple enamel and pearl cufflinks. (J9476)
Carrington Purple  Striking purple enamel above a finely engraved pattern of radiating scalloped circles centered with a small luminous pearl.  A beautiful example of the guilloche enamel cufflinks of the early 1900s. Created in 14kt gold, circa 1925.   Cost:  $1,325


Moss agate cufflinks crafted in gold. (J9472)

Moss Agate   Elegant moss agate cabochons set in polished gold bezels.  The moss agates swirl with beautiful green strands reminiscent of seaweed floating in filtered sunlight beneath the ocean's surface. Crafted in 10kt gold, circa 1950.   Cost:  $645



In the Antique Stickpin Gallery there is Atlas supporting the weight of the world, a fiery Art Nouveau chimera by Carter, Howe and a fierce lion clutching a diamond.

Atlas stickpin. (J9475)

Atlas and the Pillars  Atlas carries the weight of the world on his shoulders framed by two classically-inspired pillars and a soaring arch.  This finely modeled, richly detailed stickpin is a miniature work of sculpture crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1920.   Cost:  $485


Art Noveau fiery chimera stickpin. (J9474)

Fiery Dragon  A fierce dragon with a fiery red eye and a curling tail of flame-like acanthus leaves perches atop a finely sculpted Art Nouveau stickpin. Created by Carter, Howe in 14kt gold, circa 1900.   Cost:  $425


Fierce lion with diamond stickpin. (J9467)

Fierce Lion  A lion fiercely grasps a diamond in his snarling maw while staring menacingly with fiery red eyes.  The lion is beautifully sculpted with a finely detailed mane and an intensely watchful gaze.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1920.   Cost:  $475


These and other fine jewels from the past can be found in
the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries


Friday, June 15, 2018

New in the Gallery - Cufflinks, Dress Sets and Stickpins


Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include elegant dress sets by Carrington, a pair of elegantly opulent cufflinks from the Gilded Age and several finely crafted cufflinks from the 1920s.


Carrington diamond and mother-of-pearl cufflinks. (J9463)

The Gilded Age  Laurel wreathes finely sculpted in platinum surround mother-of-pearl centers set with diamonds.  These elegant cufflinks sparkle with Gilded Age opulence.  Created by Carrington & Co. in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1900.   Cost:  $1,325


Elegantly engraved gold cufflinks. (J9450)

Golden Elegance  Beautifully crafted cufflinks with richly detailed centers surrounded by borders of writhing, flame-like scrolls.  These cufflinks glow on the cuff with a golden elegance.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1920.    Cost:  $625


Art Deco cufflinks with rose garlands. (J9461)

Garlands and Swags  Celebratory yellow gold centers festooned with rose garlands and surrounded by white gold borders with scrolling foliate motifs.  These elegant cufflinks date from the Jazz Age of the 1920s.  Finely crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.   Cost:  $875


Carrington onyx and pearl dress set. (J9454)

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


Carrington white tie dress set. (J9419)

Carrington Classic  A full dress set with pearl and mother-and-pearl centers surrounded by classic reeded and tied borders.  Created with Carrington & Co's inimitable sense of design and craftsmanship in 14kt white and rose gold,  circa 1925.   Cost:  $2,650



In the Antique Stickpin Gallery we feature swooping bats, ancient columns and a trilogy of stickpins set with beautiful gemstones.

Art Nouveau bat stickpin. (J9470)

The Bat  A bat swoops down from atop a golden stickpin with a beguiling mien of charm and menace.  Created by Riker Bros. in 14kt gold, circa 1900.   Cost:  $465


Riker Bros. classical ruins stickpin. (J9457)

Ancient Architecture  Diminutive ruins of the classical world rendered in gold and accented with a luminous pearl and three ember-like rubies. A finely crafted architectural stickpin created by Riker Bros. in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Cost:  $475


Art Deco coral and platinum stickpin. (J9464)

Art Deco Coral  A glowing coral cabochon rests in a finely sculpted platinum bezel with two swirling Art Deco curls anchoring the gemstone.  The bright sheen of the platinum contrasts beautifully with the ruddy pinkish hues of the coral.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1930.    Cost:  $475


Alling amethyst and arch stickpin. (J9455)

Amethyst and Arch   A rich purple amethyst set beneath a sweeping neoclassical arch with a fleur-de-lys at the apex and a heart motif at the base. A wonderful example of the imaginative, eclectic designs of the early 1900s.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $435


Hans Brassler citrine stickpin. (J9466)

Citrine and Scrolls  A finely cut citrine with rich golden honey tones glows like a smoldering ember amid fluid, twisting scrolls.  This striking stickpin was created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    
Cost:  $485


These and other fine jewels from the past can be found in
the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries


Friday, March 9, 2018

New in the Gallery - Tuxedo Sets, Cufflinks and Stickpins


Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include several elegant Carrington Tuxedo Sets and striking Art Deco cufflinks with intricately engraved designs by Kohn & Co. and Jacob Hookaylo.


Carrington onyx and diamond tuxedo set. (J9443)

Onyx and Diamond   The alluring interplay of black onyx, sparkling diamonds and the brilliance of platinum give this tuxedo set an inescapable Art Deco elegance.  Created by Carrington & Co. in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.   Cost:  Sold


Carrington mother-of-pearl tuxedo set. (J9447)

Carrington Mother of Pearl  Creamy white mother of pearl with beveled edges and gentle concave centers framed by bright white gold borders.  A striking tuxedo set in the elegant Art Moderne style.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1930.   Cost:  $1,325


Jacob Hookaylo garland and swag cufflinks. (J9428)

Garlands and Swags  Festive garlands and swags surround small pinwheels or stars.  Twining, foliate scrolls fill the hexagonal borders like streamers at a party.  Celebratory cufflinks perfect for any joyous occasion.  Created in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $845


Art Deco black enamel cufflinks.(J9425)

Gold and Black  Mesmerizing Art Deco cufflinks with intricately engraved centers surrounded by eight-sided borders and black enamel accents.  The inescapable elegance of Art Deco design!  Created by Kohn and Co. in 14kt gold, circa 1925.   Cost:  $765



In the Antique Stickpin Gallery a mesmerizing Hans Brassler jade stickpin and bright sapphire-and-diamond stickpin have been added.

Hans Brassler jade triangle stickpin. (J9441)

Brassler Jade  A nephrite jade glows with the dark green of the forest undergrowth in a golden setting of laurel leaves and tightly scrolled corners.  An elegant stickpin created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    Cost:  $465


Art Deco sapphire and diamond stickpin. (J9452)

Sapphire and Diamond  An Art Deco stickpin set with a rich blue man-made sapphire and a sparkling diamond.  The bright white gold setting is finely engraved with dramatic scrolls and geometric motifs.  Fine wire filigree work surrounds the sapphire.    Cost:  $465


These and other fine jewels from the past can be found in
the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries


Wednesday, January 3, 2018

New in the Gallery - Cufflinks, Stickpins and Brooches


Wishing everyone the very best and good fortune in the New Year!  To help celebrate 2018 we have added several elegant jewels to the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries.

Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include roses and diamonds by Larter & Sons, as well as a Japanese garden.  Striking platinum and gold cufflinks by Durand & Company, trophies for the victor by Huger and classically elegant cufflinks by Whiteside & Blank.


Larter roses and diamond cufflinks. (J9434)

Roses and Diamond  A wreath of roses and leaves surrounds a brightly polished center set with a diamond.  The slight rosy blush of the antique gold adds to the charm of the design.  Created by Larter & Sons in 14kt gold, circa 1900.   Cost:  $725


Durand platinum and gold cufflinks. (J9442)

Platinum and Gold  Finely engraved cufflinks with radiant yellow gold centers that play beautifully against of the shimmering white of platinum edges. Created by Durand & Company in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $925


Antique 14kt gold flower cufflinks. (J9438)

The Japanese Garden  An alluring tangle of wild chrysanthemums, leaves and sinuous vines with untamed tendrils curling upwards like drifting wisps of smoke. Elegantly crafted in 14kt gold about 1920.
Cost:  $685


William Huger finely engraved cufflinks. (J9435)

Symbols of Victory  Art Deco cufflinks beautifully engraved with symbols of triumph and victory.   The long edges are decorated with clusters of roses and the ends with ribbon-tied laurels.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1925.    Cost:  $685


Late Victorian neoclassical cufflinks. (J9424)

Classical Elegance  Late Victorian cufflinks in the neoclassical taste with wreathes or swags of laurel leaves framing the outer edges and dramatic, stylized anthemia (palmettes) at the ends.  Created in 14kt gold,  circa 1900. Cost:  $945



In the Antique Stickpin Gallery two fierce winged creatures by Carrington and Whiteside & Blank have come to rest.  Joining the fiery chimera are lotus blossoms by Carter, Howe and an Art Nouveau fantasy that appears to be a leaping alien.


Carrington dragon and diamond stickpin. (J9439)

Dragon and Diamond  A fierce dragon greedily clutches a sparkling diamond.  The sinuous shape of this large-sized stickpin is beautifully sculpted and richly detailed.  An elegant accessory to guard any tie or lapel.  Created by Carrington in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.   Cost:  $885


Whiteside and Blank gargoyle stickpin. (J9446)

The Gargoyle  A winged serpent warily clutches a small pearl.  This little fellow is richly detailed and oozes with menacing charm.  The perfect miniature gargoyle to keep demons and goblins from your tie, lapel or hat.  Beautifully crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $485


Lotus Rising  A golden lotus blossom opens as it reaches towards the sun.  The blossom is finely detailed in the Art Nouveau style and accented with three small pearls.  Beautifully sculpted by Carter, Howe in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $425


Art Nouveau amethyst stickpin (J9430).

Nouveau Fantasy An elegant stickpin in the Art Nouveau taste of the early 1900s.  The center amethyst is cut en cabochon and framed by beautifully detailed goldwork.  Created by Day, Clark & Co. in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $525



New in the Antique Brooch Gallery is a Hans Brassler brooch with golden roses framing luminous pearls and a lambent golden citrine.


Hans Brassler citirne and pearl brooch. (J9445)

Citrine and Pearls  A wonderful brooch set with a lambent golden citrine and bright, luminous pearls framed by golden roses.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $675


These and other fine jewels from the past can be found in
the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

New in the Gallery - Cufflinks, Brooches and Stickpins


Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include elegant Art Deco cufflinks set with sapphires and diamonds and a Carter dress set with smoky mother-of-pearl.


Art Deco sapphire and diamond cufflinks. (J9399)

Sapphires and Diamonds  Beautifully engraved platinum cufflinks with striking blue sapphires, sparkling white diamonds and borders decorated in the best Art Deco taste.  Created in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1920.    Cost:  $625


Carter, Gough smoky mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9386)

Carter Twilight   Dark mother-of-pearl set in white gold borders engraved with intricate, swirling scrolls.  The iridescent twilight shades of the mother-of-pearl contrasts beautifully with the brightness of the white gold.  Created in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $1,225



In the Antique Stickpin Gallery we have added an elegant tourmaline stickpin by Hans Brassler and a striking lapis lazuli stickpin by Hayden Wheeler.


Hans Brassler tourmaline stickpin. (J9395)

Brassler Tourmaline  A verdant green tourmaline framed by a golden laurel wreath capped with inward turning scrolls.  A wonderful example of Hans Brassler's elegantly imaginative interpretation of Neoclassic design.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    Cost:  $535


Hayden W. Wheeler lapis lazuli and pearl stickpin. (J9396)

Midnight Blue  Soaring Art Nouveau "wings" cradle a midnight blue lapis lazuli in an exotic flower or perhaps flames.  The deep blue lapis glistens with small bits of pyrite (fool's gold) that sparkle like stars in the night sky.  A small silvery pearl is set below.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $465



In the Antique Brooch Gallery we added an elegant Art Deco amethyst brooch.


Art Deco amethyst brooch. (J9398)

Art Deco Amethyst  A striking Art Deco brooch set with a pale lavender amethyst. The glow of the subtly textured gold beautifully offsets the color of the gemstone.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1930.     Cost:  $365


These and other fine jewels from the past can be found in
the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries


Thursday, April 20, 2017

New in the Gallery - Cufflinks, Brooches and Stickpins


Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include elegant Victorian cufflinks set with sapphires, fierce Krementz lions, striking agate cufflinks by George O. Street and bright gold cufflinks with an "S" monogram.


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:  $925


Krementz roaring lion cufflinks. (J9391)

Roaring Lions  A roaring lion proclaims his sovereignty over the windblown grasses of the savanna.  The lion is finely sculpted with a rich golden mane, sharp fangs and fierce, piercing eyes.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  $885


Antique dendritic agate cufflinks. (J9393)

Tree Agate Wonderfully graphic dendritic agates set in bright yellow gold bezels.  The agates bloom with dark inclusions that soar upward like ancient trees.  Created in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.    Cost:  $965


Elegant monogram S cufflinks. (J9389)

Elegant "S"   Resplendent cufflinks with one side featuring an elegantly engraved "S" in Old English script and the other sparkling with a small diamond set in a star.  Crafted in 10kt gold, circa 1925.    Cost:  $625



To complement the above cufflinks we have added a Hans Brassler peridot stickpin in the Antique Stickpin Gallery and a small garnet and pearl brooch by the same maker in the Antique Brooch Gallery.


Hans Brassler peridot stickpin. (J9194)

Peridot Octagon  A wreath of festively interlaced scrolls frames a vibrant green peridot.  The peridot rests in a bezel finished with a milgrained (bead-like) edge.  An elegant stickpin created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    Cost:  $435


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



These and other fine jewels from the past can be found in
the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries


Thursday, January 5, 2017

New in the Gallery - Cufflinks and Stickpins


I hope everyone has enjoyed pleasant holidays and is looking forward to a bright and prosperous New Year!

We have been busy in the gallery with the usual seasonal rush, but have managed to add several new pieces to the collection. These include strikingly beautiful Mermaid and Swan cufflinks by Krementz & Co. and elegant Art Deco Onyx cufflinks by Larter & Sons. In the Antique Stickpin Gallery there is a wonderful amethyst stickpin by Hans Brassler with a sparkling small diamond and laurel wreath sides that soar upward like raised wings.

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


Larter onyx cufflinks. (J9385)

Onyx Elegance  Elegant black onyx cufflinks with finely detailed Art Deco borders.  The contrast of the black onyx with the white gold borders perfectly highlights the striking geometric elegance of Art Deco design.   Created by Larter & Co. in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $565


Hans Brassler amethyst and diamond stickpin. (J9383)

Amethyst and Diamond  A rich purple amethyst rests in a golden laurel wreath framed by rising volutes.  Beneath the laurel wreath a small diamond sparkles.  A striking example of the imaginative neoclassically inspired jewels created by Hans Brassler.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    Cost:  $585


These and other fine jewels from the past can be found in
the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

New in the Gallery - Cufflinks and Tuxedo Sets


Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include mesmerizing moss agate cufflinks from the venerable Richardson workshop, striking Art Deco cufflinks created by Jacob Hookaylo and elegant laurel wreath cufflinks from the early 1900s.


Richardson moss agate cufflinks. (J9376)

Moss Agates  Mesmerizing moss agates swirl with green inclusions reminiscent of seaweed floating in filtered sunlight along the bottom of the sea.   Elegant cufflinks created by Richardson Co. in 14kt gold,  circa 1920.    Cost:  Sold


Jacob Hookaylo Art Deco cufflinks. (J9379)

Garlands and Swags  Elegant Art Deco cufflinks with golden garlands and swags surrounded by bold white gold borders decorated with geometric and palmette motifs.  Created by Jacob Hookaylo in 14kt white and yellow gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $875


Laurel wreath cufflinks. (J9380)

Laurels to the Victor!  Since ancient times laurel wreathes have been a symbol of achievement and victory.  These elegant gold cufflinks tastefully announce that the wearer is a winner!  Crafted in 10kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $485


In the Antique Dress Set Gallery recent additions include a full dress set creature by Sansbury & Nellis with vibrant citrines set in gold.


Sansbury & Nellis citrine dress set. (J9186)

Citrine and Gold  A beautifully crafted and designed dress set with citrine cabochons set in yellow gold.  The honey-amber color of the citrine plays beautifully against the warm tones of the gold settings. Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $1,875



These and other fine jewels from the past can be found in
the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries


Friday, September 16, 2016

New in the Gallery - Cufflinks and Stickpins


I hope everybody enjoyed a pleasant summer and is looking forward to the rapidly approaching early days of autumn.  To celebrate the change in seasons I recently added to the Antique Cufflink Gallery a pair of stylish British cufflinks from the swinging 1960s and elegantly engraved Art Deco cufflinks from the 1920s.


British mod cufflinks. (J9373)

British Mods  A nice bit of Swinging London!  Late 1960s British cufflinks with a hint of the psychedelic.  Just right for your next stroll down Carnaby Street or 1960s jazz revival.  Crafted in 9 carat gold, circa 1969.    Cost:  $675


Elegantly engraved Art Deco cufflinks. (J9375)

Engraved Elegance  Elegantly engraved Art Deco cufflinks with golden garlands resting on radiant backgrounds surrounded by bright platinum borders decorated with stylized sunrise and lotus motifs.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $675



To assure that our lapels are as elegantly dressed as our cuffs, I have also added a striking Art Deco stickpin of a Winged Victory to the Antique Stickpin Gallery.


Art Deco Victory with pearl stickpin. (J9168)

Winged Victory  A triumphant Victoria raises a golden pearl above her soaring wings.  This stickpin is truly a miniature work of Art Deco sculpture.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  Sold


These and other fine jewels from the past can be found in
the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries