Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink and Antique Stickpin Galleries include an elegant Art Deco dress set by Carter, Gough and a golden menagerie of winged lions, basilisks and flying serpents all perched atop late Victorian stickpins.
Art Deco Elegance The Art Deco era was a time of striking, elegant design. This dress set with pearl and mother-of-pearl centers and stylized bell-flower borders beautifully captures the spirit of the age. Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1930.
Winged Lion and Pearl The Victorians populated their stickpins with a teeming menagerie of flying lions, griffins, winged serpents and fiery dragons. This charming example features a winged lion emerging from elegant foliate scrolls. crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Basilisk and Pearl A regal basilisk presents a luminous white pearl. A basilisk has the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a serpent - one of the fantastic creatures favored during the Victorian era. Beautifully crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Winged Serpent A winged serpent warily grasping a small pearl. This little fellow has a lot of charm. The perfect miniature gargoyle to keep demons from your lapel. Beautifully crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Dragon and Diamond A fierce dragon protectively cradles a small sparkling diamond. The Victorians loved to enliven their jewels with a teeming menagerie of dragons, griffins, basilisks and other fantastic beasts. Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.