Friday, April 15, 2016

New in the Gallery - Cufflinks, Dress Sets and Stick Pins

Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include an elegant Carrington onyx and pearl full dress set, sculptural Victorian cufflinks with dragons and turquoise, a pair of amethyst and gold cufflinks from Carrington and, last but not least, a striking tuxedo set with smoldering red carnelians.

Carrington onyx and pearl dress set. (J9132)

Carrington Onyx and Pearl  Elegant onyx centers with luminous white pearls surrounded by ornate platinum borders.  A full dress set created by Carrington & Company in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $2,275

Late Victorian dragon and turquoise cufflinks. (J9347)

Dragons and Turquoise Fierce, toothy dragons menacingly grin as they guard rich blue turquoise center stones.  These striking cufflinks reflect the late Victorian interest in the arts and cultures of Asia.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1890.    Cost:  $1,425

Carrington amethyst cufflinks. (J9156)

Purple and Gold  The regal elegance of purple and gold!  Rich purple amethysts set in brightly polished yellow gold.  Created by Carrington and Co. in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.    Cost:  Sold

Carnelian dress set. (J9218)

Carnelian Red  An elegant dress set with smoldering, sultry red carnelians.  The ruddy shades of the carnelians contrasts perfectly the yellow gold of the settings.  Beautifully crafted by Day, Clark in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $1,475

New to the Antique Stickpin Gallery are a mysterious woman in a cloak set with a small diamond and a Hans Brassler concentric stickpin with a bright peridot.

Gothic Revival Lady in Cloak stickpin. (J9009)

Lady in Cloak  A mysterious maiden stares outward from beneath a hooded cloak.  This late Victorian stickpin in the Gothic Revival taste is wonderfully sculpted and richly detailed.  A small diamond is suspended from a golden chain lying across the shoulders of the richly embellished cloak.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1890.    Cost:  $385

Hans Brassler peridot stickpin. (J9141)

Brassler Peridot  Radiating golden circles frame a glowing green peridot held by sweeping golden bridges.  An imaginative jewel wedding Gothic Revival design with Art Deco geometry.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    Cost:  $475

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

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