Friday, March 9, 2018

New in the Gallery - Tuxedo Sets, Cufflinks and Stickpins


Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include several elegant Carrington Tuxedo Sets and striking Art Deco cufflinks with intricately engraved designs by Kohn & Co. and Jacob Hookaylo.


Carrington onyx and diamond tuxedo set. (J9443)

Onyx and Diamond   The alluring interplay of black onyx, sparkling diamonds and the brilliance of platinum give this tuxedo set an inescapable Art Deco elegance.  Created by Carrington & Co. in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.   Cost:  $1,675


Carrington mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9447)

Carrington Mother of Pearl  Creamy white mother of pearl with beveled edges and gentle concave centers framed by bright white gold borders.  A striking tuxedo set in the elegant Art Moderne style.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1930.   Cost:  $1,325


Jacob Hookaylo garland and swag cufflinks. (J9428)

Garlands and Swags  Festive garlands and swags surround small pinwheels or stars.  Twining, foliate scrolls fill the hexagonal borders like streamers at a party.  Celebratory cufflinks perfect for any joyous occasion.  Created in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $845


Art Deco black enamel cufflinks.(J9425)

Gold and Black  Mesmerizing Art Deco cufflinks with intricately engraved centers surrounded by eight-sided borders and black enamel accents.  The inescapable elegance of Art Deco design!  Created by Kohn and Co. in 14kt gold, circa 1925.   Cost:  $765



In the Antique Stickpin Gallery a mesmerizing Hans Brassler jade stickpin and bright sapphire-and-diamond stickpin have been added.

Hans Brassler jade triangle stickpin. (J9441)

Brassler Jade  A nephrite jade glows with the dark green of the forest undergrowth in a golden setting of laurel leaves and tightly scrolled corners.  An elegant stickpin created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    Cost:  $465


Art Deco sapphire and diamond stickpin. (J9452)

Sapphire and Diamond  An Art Deco stickpin set with a rich blue man-made sapphire and a sparkling diamond.  The bright white gold setting is finely engraved with dramatic scrolls and geometric motifs.  Fine wire filigree work surrounds the sapphire.    Cost:  $465


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


Wednesday, January 3, 2018

New in the Gallery - Cufflinks, Stickpins and Brooches


Wishing everyone the very best and good fortune in the New Year!  To help celebrate 2018 we have added several elegant jewels to the Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries.

Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include roses and diamonds by Larter & Sons, as well as a Japanese garden.  Striking platinum and gold cufflinks by Durand & Company, trophies for the victor by Huger and classically elegant cufflinks by Whiteside & Blank.


Larter roses and diamond cufflinks. (J9434)

Roses and Diamond  A wreath of roses and leaves surrounds a brightly polished center set with a diamond.  The slight rosy blush of the antique gold adds to the charm of the design.  Created by Larter & Sons in 14kt gold, circa 1900.   Cost:  $725


Durand platinum and gold cufflinks. (J9442)

Platinum and Gold  Finely engraved cufflinks with radiant yellow gold centers that play beautifully against of the shimmering white of platinum edges. Created by Durand & Company in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $925


Antique 14kt gold flower cufflinks. (J9438)

The Japanese Garden  An alluring tangle of wild chrysanthemums, leaves and sinuous vines with untamed tendrils curling upwards like drifting wisps of smoke. Elegantly crafted in 14kt gold about 1920.
Cost:  $685


William Huger finely engraved cufflinks. (J9435)

Symbols of Victory  Art Deco cufflinks beautifully engraved with symbols of triumph and victory.   The long edges are decorated with clusters of roses and the ends with ribbon-tied laurels.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1925.    Cost:  $685


Late Victorian neoclassical cufflinks. (J9424)

Classical Elegance  Late Victorian cufflinks in the neoclassical taste with wreathes or swags of laurel leaves framing the outer edges and dramatic, stylized anthemia (palmettes) at the ends.  Created in 14kt gold,  circa 1900. Cost:  $945



In the Antique Stickpin Gallery two fierce winged creatures by Carrington and Whiteside & Blank have come to rest.  Joining the fiery chimera are lotus blossoms by Carter, Howe and an Art Nouveau fantasy that appears to be a leaping alien.


Carrington dragon and diamond stickpin. (J9439)

Dragon and Diamond  A fierce dragon greedily clutches a sparkling diamond.  The sinuous shape of this large-sized stickpin is beautifully sculpted and richly detailed.  An elegant accessory to guard any tie or lapel.  Created by Carrington in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.   Cost:  $885


Whiteside and Blank gargoyle stickpin. (J9446)

The Gargoyle  A winged serpent warily clutches a small pearl.  This little fellow is richly detailed and oozes with menacing charm.  The perfect miniature gargoyle to keep demons and goblins from your tie, lapel or hat.  Beautifully crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $485


Lotus Rising  A golden lotus blossom opens as it reaches towards the sun.  The blossom is finely detailed in the Art Nouveau style and accented with three small pearls.  Beautifully sculpted by Carter, Howe in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $425


Art Nouveau amethyst stickpin (J9430).

Nouveau Fantasy An elegant stickpin in the Art Nouveau taste of the early 1900s.  The center amethyst is cut en cabochon and framed by beautifully detailed goldwork.  Created by Day, Clark & Co. in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $525



New in the Antique Brooch Gallery is a Hans Brassler brooch with golden roses framing luminous pearls and a lambent golden citrine.


Hans Brassler citirne and pearl brooch. (J9445)

Citrine and Pearls  A wonderful brooch set with a lambent golden citrine and bright, luminous pearls framed by golden roses.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $675


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