Monday, August 15, 2016

New in the Gallery - Cufflinks and Brooches

Recent additions to the Antique Cufflink Gallery include striking amethyst cufflinks created by Hans Brassler, a golden bit of architectural history, an elegant Carrington moonstone and platinum full dress set, an equally elegant Tiffany abalone and platinum dress set and smoldering tiger eye cufflinks by Sansbury & Nellis.

Hans Brassler amethyst cufflinks. (J9145)

Amethyst and Gold  Glowing, rich purple amethysts set in distinctive, beautifully worked gold frames.  A miniature work of sculpture created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    Cost:  Sold

Chicago Tribune 1922 Tower Contest cufflinks. (J9169)

Architectural History  Beautifully crafted cufflinks celebrating the Chicago Tribune's famous Tower Contest.  The 1922 competition was an international success drawing designs from many of the leading architects of the day.  An elegant piece of architectural history.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1922.    Cost:  Sold

Carrington moonstone dress set. (J9244)

Moonlight and Platinum  The shimmering adularescence of moonstone paired with the cool brilliance of platinum.  This elegant Carrington dress set glows with the dazzle and romance of the Art Deco era.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $2,850

Tiffany platinum and abalone dress set. (J9372)

Tiffany Abalone and Platinum   Dark aubergine abalone with iridescent flashes of red and green set in platinum.  A striking tuxedo set created for Tiffany & Co. in the late 1930s.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold.    Cost:  $1,475

Tiger eye cufflinks. (J9370)

Tiger Eye  Elegant tiger eyes set in finely crafted gold cufflinks.  The tiger eyes glow with honey-yellow "eyes" that shade to rich brown along the edges.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1925.    Cost:  $785

New in the Antique Brooch Gallery is a striking amethyst and pearl brooch with radiating fleur-de-lys.

Medieval-inspired amethyst and pearl brooch. (J9369)

Elegant Amethyst  A beautiful brooch with a hint of Medieval elegance.  The lozenge-cut amethysts rest in the lobes of a golden quatrefoil while radiating fleur-de-lys are accented with small, luminous pearls.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    Cost:  $545

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

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