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Antique stickpins are miniature works of sculpture that sit atop gleaming columns of gold.  In the late 19th and early 20th centuries fine stickpins were created in an almost limitless variety of designs, styles and motifs.  They are an elegant testament to the inspired imaginations, exquisite craftsmanship and stylish elegance of the past.
Sea devil stickpin with sapphire and pearls. (J9491)


Carrington dragon stickpin. (J9505)


Carrington Dragon  A finely sculpted
dragon fiercely crouches, as if ready to breath fire, atop an elegant stickpin created by Carrington & Co. in 14kt gold about 1900.   Cost:  $675

Brassler lapis lazuli stickpin. (J9519)


Medieval Elegance  A rich blue lapis lazuli framed in an elegant setting reflecting the late Victorian interest in the arts and designs of the Middle Ages.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.   Cost: $465

Hans Brassler amethyst and diamond stickpin. (J9501)


Amethyst and Diamond  A rich amethyst rests in a finely sculpted laurel wreath framed by rising scrolls.  Beneath the amethyst a small diamond sparkles.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.  Cost: $545

Art Nouveau amethyst stickpin (J9430).


Art Nouveau Fantasy  A rich amethyst rests in a wonderfully imaginative setting that hints of Art Nouveau and Neoclassical influences.  This finely crafted stickpin was created in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost:  $465

Atlas stickpin. (J9475)


Pillars of Hercules  Atlas carries the weight of the world on his shoulders framed by two classically-inspired pillars and a soaring arch.  This finely modeled, richly detailed stickpin is a miniature work of sculpture crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1920.   Cost:  $485

Whiteside and Blank wreath and opal stickpin. (J9495)


Laurel Wreath and Opal  A triumphant golden laurel wreath surrounds an iridescent. sparkling opal.  The wreath is beautifully sculpted with a small diamond set in its base.  Created in 14kt gold,  circa 1900. 
Cost:  $585

Hans Brassler peridot stickpin. (J9194)


Brassler Peridot  A wreath of interlaced scrolls frames a vibrant green peridot.  The peridot is set in a bezel finished with a milgrained (bead-like) edge.  An elegant stickpin created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.
Cost:  $435

Whiteside and Blank gargoyle stickpin. (J9446)


The Gargoyle  A menacing winged lion with the body of a serpent greedily clutches a small pearl.  This finely detailed miniature gargoyle is perfect for keeping demons and other malefactors away from one's lapel or tie.  Beautifully sculpted in 14kt gold circa 1900.  Cost:  $465 

Art Deco sapphire and diamond stickpin. (J9277)


Sapphire Geometry  An interlacing cluster of squares cradles a bright blue sapphire and sparkling diamond. An elegant example of Art Deco geometric  design.  Created by Whiteside & Blank in 14kt gold, circa 1925.  Cost:  $435

Sea devil stickpin with sapphire and pearls. (J9491)


Sea Devil  A fierce demon with a distinctly amphibious look snarls with sharp, menacing fangs.  A small sea-blue sapphire is set as the creature's eye and pearls decorate the fin-like protrusions on the top and back of its head.  Crafted in 14kt gold circa 1900.   Cost:  $545

Hans Brassler scarab and bloodstone stickpin. (J9127)


Heliotrope Scarab  Hans Brassler's imaginative interpretation of a winged scarab with a heliotrope (bloodstone) body and backward sweeping wings finely sculpted in gold.  Created in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.
Cost:  $625

Hans Brassler citrine stickpin. (J9466)


Citrine and Scrolls  A finely cut citrine with shades of golden honey and blood oranges glows like a smoldering ember cradled in a setting of fluid, rhythmic scrolls.  This striking stickpin was created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.  Cost:  $485

Hans Brassler jade stickpin. (J9191)


Brassler Jade  Dramatic Art Nouveau curves and classical laurel wreath borders frame a luminous coffin-shaped jade.  A beautifully crafted example of the elegant jewels created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold circa 1910.
Cost:  $685

Egyptian Revival stickpin set with a luminous pearl. (J9033)


Egyptian Revival  A stylized lotus blossom or, perhaps, a palm frond rises above a luminous pearl framed by exotic, intertwining scrolls.  This elegant stickpin was created by Whiteside & Blank in 14kt gold, circa 1915.  Cost: $385

French Art Nouveau dragon stickpin. (J9485)


Art Nouveau Dragon  A fiery dragon rears back as if readying to strike while in its claws grasping a leafy branch.  An elegant French Art Nouveau stickpin crafted in 18kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost:  $485

Hans Brassler carnelian stickpin. (J9360)


Carnelian Curves  A smoldering carnelian glows within an undulating, setting.  There is a wonderful contrast between the crisp geometry of the carnelian and the flowing lines of the gold.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.  Cost:  $435

Whiteside and Blank roses and acanthus stickpin. (J9422)


Roses and Peridot   Rose blossoms, a curling acanthus leaf and hanging bellflowers frame a vibrant green gemstone (likely a peridot).  An elegant stickpin alive with symbols of love, health, gratitude.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.   Cost:  Sold

Antique serpent and wings stickpin. (J9003)


Wings of Mercury  Mercury, messenger of the gods, carried a staff with fleet wings and entwined snakes.  This stickpin features finely detailed wings framing a single snake twisting downward from a small luminous pearl.   Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.   Cost:  $385

Victorian pheasant reverse intaglio stickpin. (J9246)


Pheasant Under Glass  A Victorian reverse intaglio stickpin of a ring-necked pheasant strutting through a miniature landscape.  The scene is beautifully rendered with many finely detailed plants.  Crafted in 18kt gold,  circa 1880.   Cost:  $645

Brassler stickpin with glowing angle skin coral. (J9130)


Oceanus Fluvius  A luminous reddish-orange coral rests in a beautifully sculpted gold frame reminiscent of the river-sea the ancient Greeks believed encircled the earth. Created by Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.  Cost: $565

Art Nouveau stickpin of lady with diamond. (J9085)


Woman with Diamond  A woman watches resolutely from within a swirling pile of flowing tresses.  A sparkling diamond is cradled beneath her chin in one of the curling locks.  An Art Nouveau stickpin created by H.A. Kirby in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost:  $425

Hans Brassler lapis lazuli stickpin. (J9193)


The Night Beetle  A Hans Brassler "insectomorphic" stickpin set with a deep blue lapis lazuli
glittering with flecks of pyrite.  The oval lapis suggests the body of an exotic beetle or moth while the gold setting forms tightly folded wings hugging the sides of the creature.  Finely crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $425

Equestrian stickpin of horse head in profile. (J9056)


Tally Ho!  A beautifully sculpted profile of a horse's head with alert ears and a watchful eye.  This equestrian stickpin is finely detailed with a small red gemstone set as the eye.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1925.  Cost:  $415

Art Deco Egyptain Revival Stickpin (J9517).


Egyptian Deco  A golden pharaoh with an elaborate layered headdress peers from above a small pearl cradled in a torc or "C" scroll.  This classic example of Art Deco sculpture was created by Bippart, Griscom in 14kt gold,  circa 1925.  Cost:  $385

Art Deco coral and platinum stickpin. (J9464)


Cool Elegance  A glowing coral cabochon set in a finely sculpted platinum bezel with two swirling Art Deco curls.   The cool, bright sheen of the platinum plays beautifully with the warm, pinkish hues of the coral.  Crafted in platinum and 14kt gold, circa 1930.  Cost:  $465

French chimera stickpin. (J9214)


La Chimere 
A fierce chimera raises its wings and cries menacingly from atop this elegant French stickpin.  He (or she) is sure to scare off off any evil spirits and other malefactors.  Created in 18kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost:  $675

Wordley, Allsopp & Bliss guilloche enamel and pearl stickpin. (J9108)


Edwardian Elegance  A white enamel border with gold fleur-de-lys accents surrounds a beautiful blue guilloche center set with a small pearl.  An elegant stickpin in the pastel shades of the Edwardian era.  Created by Wordley, Allsop & Bliss in 14kt gold circa 1910.   Cost:  Sold

Alling amethyst and arch stickpin. (J9455)


Amethyst and Arch   A rich purple amethyst set beneath a sweeping neoclassical arch with a fleur-de-lys at the apex and a heart motif at the base. A wonderful example of the imaginative, eclectic designs of the early 1900s.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $435

Brassler amethyst moth stickpin. (J9365)


Brassler Amethyst Moth  A jeweled moth or other exotic winged creature sparkles with a vibrant purple amethyst and a small  diamond.  This whimsical stickpin was created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.  Cost:  $475

Whiteside & Blank Classic Revival stickpin with peridot. (J9001)


Swags and Peridot  Three blossoming roses and bell flower swags frame a sultry yellow-green peridot.  The verdant gemstone rests atop a column of stylized leaves with curling ends.  Created by Whiteside & Blank in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.  Cost:  $415

Art Noveau fiery chimera stickpin. (J9474)


Fiery Dragon  A fierce dragon with a fiery red eye and a curling tail of flame-like acanthus leaves perches atop a finely sculpted Art Nouveau stickpin. Created by Carter, Howe in 14kt gold, circa 1900.   Cost:  $425

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

Frank Krementz sapphire and pearl stickpin. (J9313)


Sapphire and Pearl  A bright blue sapphire and luminous pearl are set amid elegant goldwork wedding Art Nouveau curves with Gothic geometry.  The sharp angles and  openness of the design recall the stone tracery surrounding stained glass windows in Medieval cathedrals.  Created in 14kt gold, circa 1910.  Cost:  Sold

Hans Brassler jade triangle stickpin. (J9441)


Brassler Jade II 
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

Alling sapphire and laurels stickpin. (J9482)


Laurels and Sapphire  A sparkling sapphire rests in a finely crafted network of golden interlocking scrolls and geometric shapes.  Beneath the sapphire are three pendant laurel leaves.  Created by Alling & Co. in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost:  $465

Fierce lion with diamond stickpin. (J9467)


Fierce Lion  A lion fiercely grasps a diamond in his snarling maw while staring menacingly with fiery red eyes.  The lion is beautifully sculpted with a finely detailed mane and an intensely watchful gaze.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1920.  Cost:  $475

Brassler lapis lazuli stickpin. (J9297)


Lapis Lazuli  Intensely blue lapis lazuli sparkles with golden accents beneath flowing Art Nouveau curves and classically inspired laurel wreath borders.  A wonderful example of the elegant, finely sculpted jewels created by Hans Brassler.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.
Cost:  $665

Winged lion and pearl stickpin. (J9291)


Winged Lion  With the head of a lion, wings of an eagle and sinuous, twisting body of a serpent this fantastic creature curls around a small luminous pearl. A Victorian stickpin created in 14kt gold, circa 1890.   Cost:  $375

Hans Brassler pearl stickpin. (J9285)


Pearl Geometry  A luminous pearl floats above radiating concentric triangles.  A geometrically striking stickpin created by Hans Brassler in the early Art Deco taste.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.    Cost:  $475

Antique lapis lazuli stickpin. (J9415)


Lapis Lazuli 
Twisting golden scrolls surround a mysterious, dark lapis lazuli like the unfolding petals and tendrils of an exotic flower.  A dramatic example of the curvaceous, organic forms of the Art Nouveau style.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.   Cost:  $385

Art Nouveau insect stickpin. (J9237)


The Gold Bug The diamond-set head, elongated shield-shape body and golden forelegs of this abstractly rendered insect are framed by dramatically outward sweeping wings.  A wonderful example of American Art Nouveau design.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.    Cost:  $475

Hans Brassler sapphire stickpin. (J9359)


Winged Sapphire  A glowing sapphire set between stylized wings in a free-flowing stickpin evocative of a bizarre creature or insect soaring upwards.  This whimsical stickpin was created by Hans Brassler,  an imaginative jeweler who in the early 1900s created a wonderful menagerie of fantastic, golden jewels.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $425

Riker Bros. griffin stickpin.

Basilisk  Basilisks,  griffins,  sea serpents and chimera were all part of the menagerie of fantastic creatures that graced late Victorian jewels.  This 14kt gold stickpin from Riker Bros. features a fiery basilisk grasping a red stone.  Circa 1890.   Cost:  $385

Art Nouveau sapphire stickpin. (J9309)


Sapphire Scrolls  Flowing, intertwining scrolls frame a luscious blue sapphire.  This beautiful stickpin elegantly weds elements of the Art Nouveau and Celtic Revival styles.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost: Sold


Estate Jewelry Galleries


Krementz mermaid and swan cufflinks crafted in 14kt gold. (J9382)


Antique Cufflink Gallery   Elegant cufflinks from the Gold and Platinum Age of cufflinks (1880 to 1950).  Here you will find elegant cufflinks from the late Victorian through the jazzy Art Deco era.

Hans Brassler amethyst and diamond stickpin. (J9501)


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.

Brassler coral brooch. (J9274)


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

Leaf and vine engraved tuxedo set. (J9502)


Antique Dress and Tuxedo Set Gallery  Elegant dress and tuxedo sets from the Edwardian and Art Deco periods.  During this era fine dress and tuxedo sets wedded elegant design, fine materials and masterful craftsmanship.

Victorian serpent and acanthus leaf brooch. (J9069)


Estate Jewelry Galleries  Several galleries of beautiful jewels from the Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian and Art Deco eras.  Everything from flowing Art Nouveau brooches to dramatic Art Deco cufflinks.

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