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Centered on the Jazz Age of the 1920s,  some of the finest dress and tuxedo sets were created in the first half of the 20th century.  These elegant jewels reflected the period's passion for elegant design, masterful craftsmanship and fine materials.  Below are fine dress and tuxedo sets from this period.
Sansbury & Nellis citrine dress set. (J9186)


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:  $1,425

Tiffany platinum and abalone dress set. (J9372)


Carrington Abalone and Platinum   Dark flashes of iridescent abalone play beautifully against the brilliance of platinum.  An elegant dress just right for adding a little pizzazz to your next black tie affair!  Created by Carrington & Co. in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1935.    Cost:  $1,475

Carrington moonstone dress set. (J9244)


Moonlight in Platinum  The ethereal, shimmering light of moonstone set in the cool brilliance of platinum.  This full dress set weds the sophisticated elegance of the Art Deco era with a touch of moonlit romance.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  Sold

Etched onyx and pearl dress set. (J9292)


Edwardian Scrolls  An elegant onyx full dress set with beautifully engraved Edwardian scrolls framing luminous pearls.  Striking white gold borders with bead-like milgrained edges contrast with the dark onyx centers.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $1,825

Carrington diamond and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9240)


Carrington Jazz  Platinum borders with jazzy geometric motifs,  sparkling diamonds set in bead-edged collets and carved mother-of-pearl centers.  This striking dress set captures the exuberance and spirit of the Jazz Age.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1925.   Cost:  $1,625

Larter onyx dress set. (J9149)


Jazz Onyx  Richly detailed white gold borders frame elegant black onyx centers.  With the jazzy interplay of black and white this dress set beautifully captures the exuberance and elegance of the Art Deco era.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $875

Sansbury & Nellis citrine dress set. (J9186)


Glowing Citrine  A beautifully designed dress set featuring citrine cabochons set in yellow gold bezels.  The warm honey-amber glow of the citrines plays beautifully against the golden halos of the settings. Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $1,875

White coral dress set. (J9275)


White Coral  An elegant dress set featuring creamy white coral cabochons set in luminous rose gold.  An elegant, understated contrast between cool and warm tones.   Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $1,275


For further examples of the elegant designs of the period,
please visit the Antique Cufflink Gallery.


Recently Sold

Below are a few of the antique dress sets we have sold in the past. 
Other fine examples can be found in the  Cufflink Archive.


Carrington moss agate and diamond dress set. (J9354)


Carrington Moss Agate  Mesmerizing moss agates swirl with a tangle of green inclusions that bring to mind seaweed floating in filtered sunlight above the ocean floor.  Diamonds set in platinum add an elegant sparkle.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1920.    Cost:  Sold

L.E. Garrigus mother-of-pearl and black enamel dress set. (J8735)


Platinum and Pearl  A dramatic Art Deco full dress set that beautifully captures the elegance and sophistication of the era.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.
Cost:  Sold

Carter, Gough Moss Agate dress set crafted in 14kt yellow gold. (J8712)


Moss Agate Dress Set  A distinctive dress set featuring beautiful Moss Agates set in bright yellow gold.  Crafted in 14t gold by one of the preeminent makers of fine dress sets,
circa 1910.    Cost:  Sold

Carrington engraved mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9096)


Carrington Fireworks  A Carrington full dress set with engraved mother-of-pearl centers reminiscent of exploding fireworks surrounded by swirling scroll borders.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  Sold

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:  Sold

Carrington platinum and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9250)


White Tie  Brightly engraved platinum borders and creamy white mother-of-pearl centers.  An elegant Carrington full dress set from the Art Deco period.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1930.    Cost:  Sold



Platinum & Onyx  An elegant black onyx full dress set with small white pearls.  The interplay of black and white is accentuated by brilliant platinum borders.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  Sold

Art Deco pearl and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9094)


Art Deco Elegance  The Art Deco era was a time of striking, elegant design.  This dress set with pearl and mother-of-pearl centers and stylized bell-flower borders beautifully captures the spirit of the age.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1930.
Cost:  Sold



Hawk's Eye  An elegant tuxedo set with Hawk's Eyes set in yellow gold.  The blue color and chatoyancy of the Hawk's Eye plays beautifully against the warm tones of the yellow gold.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1950.    Cost:  Sold

Antique Sapphire and white gold dress set. (J8637)


Sapphire Jazz Dress Set!  Sparkling cufflinks and shirt studs that capture the jazzy elegance of the 1920s.  The white gold tops are decorated with rich swag motifs and flowing "S" scrolls surrounding radiant blue cabochon Sapphires.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1925.    Cost:  Sold

L.E. Garrigus pearl and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9061)


White on White  A marriage of mother-of-pearl, pearls and platinum give the geometric design of this Art Deco dress set a striking elegance.   Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1930.    Cost:  Sold

Carter, Gough platinum and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9203)


Carter Whites  An elegant Art Deco dress set with cross reeded platinum borders surrounding creamy white mother-of-pearl centers.  Created by Carter, Gough & Co. in 14kt gold and platinum,  circa 1925.    Cost:  Sold

Carter, Gough onyx dress set. (J9217)


Black Tie  Art Deco dress set with black onyx centers surrounded by contrasting white gold borders engraved with concentric circles.  Created by Carter, Gough in 14kt white and yellow gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  Sold

L.E. Garrigus pearl and mother-of-pearl full dress set. (J8984)


Art Moderne  The elegant simplicity of the late Art Deco period.  This full dress illustrates the periods love of white-on-white design and elegant geometry.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1930.   Cost:  Sold

Carrington mother-of-pearl and pearl dress set crafted in platinum and 14kt yellow gold. (J8765)


Carrington Pearl Dress Set  An Art Deco dress set featuring cufflinks and studs with pearl and mother-of-pearl centers surrounded by platinum borders embellished with geometric motifs.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.
Cost:  Sold

Carrington onyx and pearl dress set crafted in platinum and 14kt yellow gold. (J8478)


Carrington Onyx Dress Set  A wonderful dress set featuring cufflinks, shirt studs and vest buttons with onyx and pearl centers surrounded by ornate platinum borders.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1920.    Cost:  Sold

Carrington engraved mother-of-pearl dress set. (J9121)


Carrington Stars  An elegant Carrington dress set featuring mother-of-pearl centers engraved with radiant stars surrounded by jazzy platinum borders.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1930.    Cost:  Sold

Antique Mother-of-Pearl and platinum dress set. (J8648)


Carter Dress Set  An Art Deco dress set featuring cufflinks and shirt studs with reeded platinum borders surrounding Mother of Pearl centers.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  Sold

Moonstone and gold dress set. (J9320)


Moonstones and Gold  The silvery blue shimmer of moonstones complemented by the warm radiance of yellow gold.  This elegant dress set captures the bold simplicity of Mid Century design.   
Cost:  Sold

Onyx and pearl dress set. (J9339)


Onyx and Pearls  Sharply reeded platinum borders surround raised black onyx centers set with a small white pearl.  A starkly elegant dress sets with a hint of early mid-century Modern.  Crafted in 14kt gold and platinum,  circa 1930.
Cost:  Sold

Carrington diamond and mother-of-pearl dress set. (J8818)


Carrington Diamond Elegance  An elegant full dress with mother-of-pearl centers surrounded by sparkling halos of rose-cut diamonds.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.
Cost:  Sold

Carrington Sapphire dress set crafted in 14kt yellow gold. (J8769)


Carrington Sapphire Dress Set  A striking Carrington dress set from the late Art Deco period with brilliant blue Sapphires set amid a vortex of intersecting lines.  A beautiful example of Art Moderne design.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1945.
Cost:  Sold

Carrington mother-of-pearl and pearl dress set crafted in platinum and 14kt yellow gold. (J8534)


Carrington Pearl Dress Set    An Art Deco dress set featuring cufflinks, shirt studs and vest buttons with mother-of-pearl and pearl centers surrounded by ornate platinum borders.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  Sold

Onyx and pearl dress set crafted in platinum and 14kt yellow gold.


Onyx and Pearl Dress Set   An elegant dress set from the 1920s featuring richly engraved platinum borders with black onyx centers and small white pearls.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold.    Cost:  Sold

Carrington 14kt gold and pearl dress set.


Carrington Dress Set  A wonderful dress set featuring mother of pearl tops centered with small pearls and surrounded by reeded white gold borders.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1920.

Cost:  Sold


Antique mother-of-pearl and enamel dress dress set. (J8692)


Carter Dress Set  A wonderful Edwardian dress set featuring gold cufflinks with Mother-of-Pearl centers surrounded by white enamel borders.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.
Cost:  Sold

Later onyx and pearl dress set. (J9095)


Onyx & Pearl  Dramatic black onyx centers surrounded by elegant white gold borders and set with small white pearls.  The dramatic interplay of black and white captures the jazzy elegance of the 1920s.   Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.
Cost:  Sold

L.E. Garrigus onyx and pearl dress set. (J8671)


Onyx and Pearl Dress Set  A beautiful example of Art Deco design.  Classic black onyx, white pearls and platinum.  The ideal dress set for "Putting on the Ritz."  Crafted in platinum and 14t gold,  circa 1930.    Cost:  Sold


Other Galleries

Please also visit the Estate Jewelry and Dress Set Galleries.


Victorian serpent and acanthus leaf brooch. (J9069)


Estate Jewelry Gallery  A gallery of beautiful jewels from the Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian and Art Deco eras.  Everything from Art Nouveau flower brooches and dramatic Victorian stickpins.

Jazz Age diamond and garland cufflinks. (J9138)



Antique Cufflinks Gallery  A collection of elegant cufflinks from the Gold and Platinum Age of cufflinks  -  1880 to 1950.  Here you will find beautiful and original cufflinks from the late Victorian era through to the jazzy Art Deco designs of the 1920s and 1930s.

Victorian collie reverse intaglio stickpin. (J9049)


Antique Stickpin Gallery  Antique stickpins from the Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian and Art Deco eras.  Each stickpin is like a miniature piece of sculpture set atop shaft of gold.

Krementz Art Nouveau brooch of serene woman and clover. (J9090)


Antique Brooch and Pin Gallery  A gallery of beautiful brooches and pins from the Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian and Art Deco eras.

Animated Tap Dancer

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