Thursday, October 15, 2015

Recent Additions - Cufflinks, Stickpins and Brooches

Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include a golden garden of exuberant blossoms, elegantly modern carnelian and white gold cufflinks, and a pair of sleeve links from H.A. Kirby with diamonds and frothy scrolls.

United Jewelers floral gold cufflinks. (J9322)

Golden Garden  An exuberant tangle of flowers, buds and leaves recalls the sinuous curves of Art Nouveau and the flattened perspective of Japanese prints.  A tribute to the unabashed eclecticism of early Art Deco jewelry designers.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1920.    Cost:  $665

Art Deco carnelian cufflinks. (J9310)

Moderne Carnelian  Glowing ember-like carnelians set in white gold.  The cool brilliance of the gold contrasts beautifully with the warm sultry red of the carnelians .  Created by Carter, Gough & Co. in 14kt gold,  circa 1930.    Cost:  $885

Art Nouveau diamond and scroll cufflinks. (J9315)

Diamonds and Scrolls  A bright, solitary diamond floats like an early morning star above a profusion of tight, feathery scrolls  A wonderful example of the Art Nouveau cufflinks created by H.A. Kirby.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  $675

Recent additions to the Antique Stickpin Gallery and the Antique Brooch Gallery feature a beautiful sapphire and pearl stickpin in the Art Nouveau taste and a striking blue guilloche enamel brooch from Carter, Howe.

Frank Krementz sapphire and pearl stickpin. (J9313)

Sapphire and Pearl  Flowing Art Nouveau curves with a hint of Gothic frame a blue sapphire and luminous pearl.  The elegant angles and openness of the design are reminiscent of the stone tracery surrounding a window in a Medieval cathedral.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.
Cost:  $475

Carter blue guilloche enamel brooch. (J9306)

Carter Blue  Rich blue enamel framed in yellow gold and accented with numerous seed pearls.  Created by Carter, Howe & Co.,  circa 1900,  in 14kt gold.    Cost:  $675

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