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