Sunday, December 15, 2013

Recent Additions - Cufflinks and Stickpins

Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include roaring lions from Krementz & Co., regal blue lapis set in gold by George Street and elegantly engraved platinum top octagons set with sapphires and diamonds.

Krementz roaring lion cufflinks. (J9161)

Roaring Lions  A regal lion rises amid windblown grasses and announces his authority with a deafening roar.  The lion is beautifully sculpted with a flowing golden mane and fierce eyes.    Cost  Sold

George Street Lapis lazuli cufflinks crafted in 14kt gold. (J9154)

Regal Blue  Regal blue Lapis lazuli wedded with the warmth of antique gold.  The rich blue of the Lapis is accented with small pieces of pyrite that shimmer like golden stars in the night sky.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.   Sold

Sapphire and diamond cufflinks. (J9164)

Sapphires and Diamonds  Beautifully engraved platinum and gold cufflinks set with French-cut blue sapphires and sparkling white diamonds.  An elegant accent for any cuff.  Crafted in 14kt gold and platinum,  circa 1925.    Cost:  Sold

In the Antique Stickpin Gallery recent additions include a wonderful, diminutive La Pensée stickpin by Carter, Howe and a French dragon who has already flown his lair.

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

La Pensée  A beautifully sculpted Art Nouveau stickpin of a woman with wild, cascading hair framed by the petals of a pansy.    Created by Carter, Howe in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $425

French stickpin of rising dragon with diamond. (J9163)

Dragon Rising  A fierce dragon rises aloft clutching a diamond in its mouth.  The Medieval presence atop this elegant stickpin is beautifully sculpted in 18kt gold.  Created in France,  circa 1890.    Cost:  Sold

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