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Antique and estate jewels are miniature windows into the past that reflect the tastes, aspirations and styles of an earlier time.  They speak to the elegance and craftsmanship of a bygone era.

In the antique and estate jewelry galleries below we offer  elegant cufflinksbeautiful brooches  and  the miniature sculptures known as stickpins.

Art Nouveau sapphire stickpin. (J9309)

Antique Cufflinks

Please visit the Antique Cufflinks Gallery  where we offer a great variety of fine
cufflinks from the past.  Below is a small sample of the cufflinks available.

Whiteside & Blank blue guilloche enamel and diamond cufflinks. (J9227)

Classical Jazz  Sapphire-like blue enamels rest above a richly engraved pattern of jazzy, radiating zigzags.  In the center a diamond sparkles in a platinum setting.  Created by Whiteside & Blank in 14kt gold, circa 1920.    Cost:  $1,625  Created by Whiteside & Blank in 14kt gold, circa 1920.    Cost:  $1,625

Krementz lavender guilloche enamel cufflinks. (J9242)

Lavender and Gold  Arresting Art Deco cufflinks with lavender and black enamel centers accented with yellow gold pinstripes and borders.  Created by Krementz & Company in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $1,125

Art Deco diamond cufflinks. (J9245)

Art Deco Elegance  Art Deco cufflinks that sparkle with the sophisticated elegance and geometric dazzle of a Busby Berkeley musical.  Created by Taylor & Co. in 14kt gold,  circa 1930.    Cost:  $1,175

Elegantly engraved gold and platinum cufflinks. (J9283)

Black Tie  Richly engraved gold centers accented with black enamel wings surrounded by jazzy platinum borders with a zigzag pattern.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1925.  Cost:  $875

Krementz writhing serpent cufflinks. (J9284)

Entwined Serpents  Two sinister serpents entwined with foliage and vines in the flowing Art Nouveau style.  The fact that the serpents are rattlesnakes adds a touch of danger.  Sculpted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  $845

Larter 14kt yellow gold and blue enamel cufflinks. (J9225)

Pinstripe Blues  Blue enamel accents and golden pinstripes light up these elegant cufflinks from the 1920s.  A mix of jazz and elegance equally well suited for the opera or a speakeasy.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1920.    Cost:  $725

Art Deco carnelian spool cufflinks. (J9232)

Please visit the Antique Cufflink Gallery where you will find many more elegant cufflinks and dress sets from the past.  Above is only a small sample of the cufflinks we offer.

Antique Stickpins

Please visit the  Antique Stickpin Gallery  where we offer a great variety of fine
antique stickpins.  Below is a small sample of the stickpins we offer.

Hans Brassler carnelian stickpin. (J9360)

Brassler Carnelian  A luminous carnelian glows from within flowing folds of gold.  There is a wonderful contrast between the stark geometry of the carnelian and the flowing curves of the setting.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    Cost:  $485

Link & Angell regal dragon stickpin (J9235)

Regal Dragon 
A regal dragon watches fiercely from atop its perch on a golden stickpin.  The fiery beast is beautifully sculpted with finely detailed wings, rippling scales and a dramatically curving body.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $425

Carter, Howe Art Nouveau stickpin of woman and pansy. (J9166)

La Pensée  A wonderfully evocative stickpin of a contemplative woman framed by the petals of a pansy and the hint of a rising sun.    Created by Carter, Howe in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $425

Art Nouveau sapphire stickpin. (J9309)

Sapphire Scrolls  Intertwining golden scrolls centered with a rich blue sapphire.  The flowing, interlacing design reflects the Art Nouveau style, as well as the Celtic Revival, of the early 1900s.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.    Cost:  $625

French chimera stickpin. (J9214)

La Chimére  A fierce French chimera vigilantly guards the top of this golden jewel.  The perfect personal gargoyle to keep evil spirits away from one's lapel or tie.  Crafted in 18kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  $725

Brassler stickpin with glowing angle skin coral. (J9130)

Angel Skin  A glowing angel skin coral cabochon sits in the middle of flowing, golden scrolls.  The rich patina of the gold gives this stickpin a sense of ancient mystery.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.
Cost:  $625

Hayden Wheeler turquoise stickpin. (J9195)

Please visit the Antique Stickpin Gallery where you will find many more elegant stickpins from the past.  Above is only a small sample of the stickpins we offer.

Antique Brooches and Pins

Please visit the  Antique Brooch Gallery  where we offer a great variety of fine
antique brooches and pins.  Below is a small sample of the jewels we offer.

Carter dragon and crescent brooch. (J9384)

Dragon and Crescent  A beautifully sculpted chimera (dragon) flyng past a crescent moon.  The fantastic beast is richly detailed with finely feathered wings, an intricately scaled serpent's body and a tail that morphs into twisting acanthus leaves.  A small green gem (perhaps an emerald or tourmaline) is set as the creature's eye.  Created by Carter, Howe & Co. in 14kt gold, circa 1890.
Cost:  $885

Hans Brassler amethyst and roses brooch. (J9256)

Amethyst and Roses  A Hans Brassler brooch set with a rich amethyst, bright pearls and golden roses climbing a radiating trellis.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    Cost:  $925

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

Art Nouveau pearl brooch. (J9358)

Art Nouveau Pearls  An Art Nouveau brooch with flowing leaves and vines,  or are they wisps of smoke,  accented with three creamy pearls.  Crafted 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  $685

Art Nouveau amethyst brooch. (J9223)

Please visit the  Antique Brooch Gallery  where we offer a great variety of fine antique brooches and pins. Above is only a small sample of the jewels we offer.

Antique Dress and Tuxedo Sets

Please visit the Antique Dress Set Gallery where we offer fine dress and tuxedo
sets from the past.  Below is a small sample of the dress sets available.

Larter onyx dress set. (J9149)

Onyx Octagons  Elegant black onyx octagons set in richly detailed white gold borders.  The interplay of black onyx and white borders captures the jazzy elegance of the 1920s.   Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  $875

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

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

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:  $1,375

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:  $1,275

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

Recently Sold

Below are several of the antique jewels that have recently sold.

WAB intricate center and black enamel cufflinks. (J8811)

Mesmerizing Elegance  Mesmerizingly elegant cufflinks with stippled borders outlined in black and a profusion of floral and geometric elements.  Created by Wordley, Allsopp & Bliss in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.    Cost:  Sold

French eagle and diamond stickpin. (J9043)

Liberté  A fierce eagle takes flight from its perch atop a small table-cut diamond.  The eagle is beautifully sculpted with wind ruffling its feathers and lifting its wings.  Crafted in 18kt gold,  French,  circa 1900.
Cost:  Sold

Beautifully enameled acorn and oak leaf stickpin. (J9074)

Acorns and Oak  An oak leaf and two acorns suspend from a small branch.  The oak leaf is beautifully enameled with shimmering shades of green, yellow and pink.  The acorns are set with two small pearls.  Crafted in 18kt and 14kt gold,  circa 1900.   Cost:  Sold

Platinum Edwardian brooch with comets and diamonds.

Edwardian Comet Brooch  An elegant platinum and diamond brooch inspired by the 1910 appearance of Halley's comet.     Cost:  Sold

Victorian 14kt gold locket with a crane clutching a diamond in its beak. (J8639)

Crane & Diamond!  A beautiful Victorian locket featuring a crane and cattails in a marsh setting.  The crane grasps an Old European-cut diamond in its beak.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  Sold

Victorian enamel four-leaf clover brooch with pearls. (J9050)

Clover and Pearls  A beautifully enameled Victorian lucky clover brooch.  The edges of the petals and stem are gold and set with small graduated pearls.  Created by Bippart, Griscom & Osborn in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Cost:  Sold


Laurel Wreath and Moonstone  The classical elegance of a wreath of laurel leaves surrounding a luminous moonstone.  The laurel wreath is exquisitely crafted and detailed.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.
Cost:  Sold

Art Nouveau iris brooch with Old European-cut diamond.

Art Nouveau Iris Brooch  The jewelers of the Art Nouveau period were masters at creating small, life-like flowers in enamel and gold.  This beautiful iris brooch is a wonderful example.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.

Cost:  Sold

Victorian lion and pearl stickpin. (J9012)

Roaring Lion  A regal lion grasps a pearl in his mouth and stares with fiery red eyes (likely rubies).  Beautifully sculpted with finely detailed whiskers and mane.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1890.    Cost:  Sold

Animated Tap Dancer

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