Sunday, February 15, 2015

Recent Additions - Cufflinks and Stickpins

Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include sizzling sapphire cufflinks from Ziething, dramatic scroll Art Nouveau bean backs and elegant Art Deco diamond links.

Art Deco sapphire cufflinks. (J9265)

Sapphire Jungle  A jungle-like tangle of exotic flora and sweeping fronds engraved in white gold surround a radiant sunburst center set with a dark blue sapphire.    Crafted in 10kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $725

Art Nouveau scroll cufflinks. (J9268)

Dramatic Scrolls  Elegant cufflinks with dramatic, swirling scrolls.  The sweeping, sharp-edged curves are a striking example of Art Nouveau design.  Crafted in 10kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  Sold

Art Deco diamond and platinum cufflinks. (J9259)

Diamond Elegance  Elegant Art Deco cufflinks with sparkling diamonds and platinum tops beautifully engraved with repeating pinstripe and wave motifs.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1920.    Cost:  $625

The Antique Stickpin Gallery now includes several striking Art Deco jade stickpins. One, Brassler Jade, was added several months ago. Another striking example by Taylor and Co. was added earlier this month.

Art Deco jade stickpin. (J9269)

Deco Jade  A boldly geometric stickpin set with an elongated jade cabochon.  A wonderful example of the influence of Chinese art and architecture on Art Deco design.  Created by Taylor & Co. in 14kt gold, circa 1930.    Cost:  $485

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