What a find! We traveled all the way to England to bring you this early version of the popular “halo” design. Here a slender frame of little diamonds surrounds a dazzling, chunky antique cushion cut diamond. The .54ct center stone is held securely in a smooth bezel, and a thin line of air between bezel and frame adds graphic definition to the design. Delicate little lotus blossom details on each shoulder bring a touch of Egyptian Revival flair. Platinum ca 1920.
Pure, clean and twinkling, an antique rose cut diamond clings to the hand like a plump drop of rain. The nicely proportioned, pear shaped stone weighs .52cts, and is held in a simple platinum bezel on a smooth rounded shank. The simplicity of the design makes it impossible to date the mounting, but it was recently acquired in England, and it is truly timeless. Platinum.
A tasket, a diamond studded basket. A luscious 1.07ct old European cut sparkler sits atop a delicate lattice of platinum and tiny accent diamonds. The tapered dome form is graceful, and draws the attention to the center diamond, a well proportioned beauty that was hand cut ca.1910. Interesting from every angle, with a bit of height off the finger, but a smooth feel on the hand. Best worn alone, so as not to block the beautiful side detail, but can also work with a contoured band. Platinum, ca.1910.
All the rainbows, all the scintillation, all the love, all in. A singular, enchanting, antique diamond is the absolute star of this show. The hand-cut gem weighs 1.12cts, and is held in 6 delicately split prongs that seem to disappear around the edge. The result is that the stone appears to simply float on the hand, tethered by a slender line of accent diamonds and a lustrous gold shank. So simple and elegant. Platinum and 18k yellow gold, ca 1915.
Beautiful tiny diamonds spread out over the finger, glinting like a tropical beach in the sunshine. Subtle Art Deco patterns lend a mesmerizing effect. Set into the center of all this glittering goodness is a fine .75ct vintage diamond in a crisp square frame, a dazzling focal point indeed. The ring is low to the hand, with a pretty pierced under gallery and refined hand engraving too. Platinum ca.1935.
In all our years in the antique jewelry business, we’ve never seen another ring quite like this. Formed as a slightly domed openwork laurel wreath, it is at once substantial and ephemeral, a frosty veil of leaves shimmering in the light. A total of .28carats of diamonds, a mix of twinkly rounds and linear baguettes, are held in an array of curves and curls and crisp geometric shapes. Wonderful as an engagement ring and band in one. 14k white gold, ca.1940. *Thanks to fb friend Pamela for naming "Hail Caesar”
Each ring in our “Dewdrop” line features a distinctive antique diamond, simply set into an antique wedding band. The glittering result is durable, easy to wear, 100% recycled, and completely unique. Slender Dewdrop features a particularly well cut .59ct antique diamond, which throws rainbows with ease. The band is less than 2mm wide, but has hand engraving on the top and both sides, so there’s still plenty of vintage detail to go around. Diamond cut ca.1900, in a platinum bezel. Band is 14k white gold, ca.1930.
This whimsical Retro ring lets you know you have arrived! With a bright white .35ct center diamond and an array of accent diamonds illuminating a stylized arrow, this sleek, sculptural ring is a delight to wear. The asymmetry makes it a fun choice as a non traditional engagement ring, or as just a dramatic cocktail ring. 14k white gold, ca. 1940
A glorious halo of antique stones surround a shining .42ct. antique old mine cut center diamond, creating a blaze of sparkle on the hand. This glowing disk is perched atop a shank of curling tendrils of yellow gold that wrap their warmth smoothly around the finger for a sophisticated finish. You might need sunglasses! Platinum and 18k yellow gold, ca.1905
We decided to just cut to the chase when naming this gorgeous thing. Delicate foliate themed filigree, sexy swirls, glittery accent diamonds, a low, graceful profile on the finger, and a vintage hand cut .52ct. diamond. Simply stunning, and in perfect original condition to boot. Sometimes these descriptions just write themselves. Platinum, ca 1915
This exotic, sensual ring is a tantalizing ornament. Bejeweled moorish arches on each side add a lush, romantic feel with their delicate curves and slender pointed tips. The .41ct. antique diamond was hand cut, and seems to float languidly in the center of the ring. Draped low against the finger the ring is a joy to wear and as comfortable as silk. 14k white gold, ca.1940.
A glorious 1.09ct antique diamond snuggles low against the finger, surrounded by a drift of delicate, diamond set petals. The tapered shape is so flattering on the hand, with a crispness that shows all the detail beautifully. Milgrain and exquisite hand engraving enlivens the top and sides of the shank for a subtly textured finish. Platinum, ca.1925.
Go ahead take a bite! This 0.78 carat vivid pink cushion shape sapphire reminds us of ripe watermelon picked at the height of summer. A sprinkling of two sugary diamonds on the shoulders adds a sweet sparkle and a bright yellow gold hand engraved mounting warms the ring to just the right temperature. Truly the perfect treat. Hand fabricated here in our shop from 14k yellow gold and platinum.
Each ring in our “Dewdrop” line features a distinctive antique diamond, simply set into an antique wedding band. The glittering result is durable, easy to wear, 100% recycled, and completely unique. The .69ct glittering hand cut diamond in this ring is set in a delicately milgrained platinum bezel, with a richly carved 18k white gold band. Diamond cut ca.1910. Band ca.1930.
Charles Eastlake was the “it” design guru of the 1880’s, and his influence is clear in this fabulous original Victorian engagement ring. Unusually low to the hand for the period, the sturdy, smooth design is enriched with fine architectural details. A central rosette holds a shimmering .81ct antique diamond, and the warmth of rose gold makes the diamond pop all the more. A rare and lovely piece of jewelry history. 14k rose gold, ca.1885.
Talk about appetizing! A ring of crispy, fluted platinum forms a ruffle around a hand cut .87ct antique diamond. A subtle sprinkling of accent diamonds on each shoulder add a bit more sugary twinkle. This platinum beauty is also notable for being extremely low to the hand, with just a tiny touch of filigree under the stone. A completely delicious ring served hot, cold, or a la mode. Platinum, ca 1930. (*Thanks to client Niki for naming Sparkle Pie)
Pretty. Simple. A hand cut .15ct antique diamond is held in a hand made 8 point platinum crown. This glittering bit of loveliness seems to float between cleverly designed tapered platinum shoulders that resolve into a warm 18k yellow gold shank. Just enough concentrated sparkle and subtle vintage design to get the message across. Platinum and 18k yellow gold, ca.1915
Flashing a secret message of love into the night, this slender 1.11ct oval diamond seems held by a bright and graceful pair of shimmering wings. Oval diamonds are unusual, and this one is beautifully cut, without the dark “bow tie” found in lesser quality stones. The tapered shape is exceptionally flattering and elegant on the hand, and the stone is held low and close for comfort. Unique and lovely. Platinum ca.1940
We love the rosy gold and Victorian feel of Shimmering Bloom. And the twinkling .60ct transitional cut diamond is pretty great too! This beautiful ring was actually made in the 1940’s, when slightly bolder versions of Victorian designs became all the rage. A scalloped floral center contrasts nicely with the more graphic open bands on the shoulders, which give an almost striped feel. Low and smooth, with the diamond really shown off in the buttercup center. 14k rose gold, ca.1940 (*thanks to Facebook friend Mary for naming Shimmering Bloom)
Sweet and fluffy, this delicious confection of a ring holds a sugary white .45ct vintage diamond in a swirl of frothy platinum filigree. Milgrain trim on the filigree gives a soft, frosted finish to the metal, so the center stone and sprinkling of accent diamonds really shine. Like all good whipped cream, this little number comes to a soft peak. It stands a little high on the finger, but it also snuggles up perfectly with a band. Yum. Platinum ca 1915
Sigh. This collection of step-cut stones makes for a fabulous adornment. A fine 1.14ct emerald cut diamond flashes bold bars of light in all directions, framed by a pair of highly unusual fancy step-cut shield shaped diamonds. The exquisitely refined mounting was custom designed for these stones, and completely hand fabricated on site, in our upper level workshop. The simple platinum mounting is richly engraved to add texture and detail. Low to the hand, and incredibly elegant. Contemporary with vintage stones. Handmade platinum, side stones .28ctw.
This delightfully romantic ring makes a big splash on the hand with a .66ct old European cut diamond that shines big and bright from a warm yellow gold filigree mounting. On each side of the under gallery, tiny arrow details point to golden hearts. The mounting is replete with engraving, openwork, and plenty of delicate milgrain too. Truly a ring to cherish. 14k yellow gold, ca.1935
The dazzle of this hypnotic 1.08ct Asscher cut diamond stands on its own. It needs only the most minimal of settings, beautifully executed, to secure it to your hand. A sleek ribbon of platinum sweeps around the finger with a gentle flare to support the stone, allowing your eye to swim into the shimmering depths without distraction. Simply stunning. Platinum ca. 1930
How sweet it is! A soft pastel pink 0.96 carat natural sapphire is nestled low in the center of a white gold panel top mounting surrounded by a sprinkling of sugary white diamond accents weighing about 0.24 carats. This delicious confection has a gentle curved shape that melts around the finger keeping it low to the hand and supremely comfortable to wear. 14k white gold.
A sweet ribbon of warm, lustrous yellow gold flows around the finger, supporting a simply beautiful .90ct diamond. This classic solitaire has just enough subtle vintage detail, with a grooved and flared shape that is especially graceful and elegant when worn. Two little accent diamonds add just a touch of extra sparkle. Easy to wear, with a profile that fits nicely next to a band. 14k yellow gold, with 18k white gold holding the diamonds. Ca. 1935
There is a surprising tenderness to this beautiful and unusual ring, featuring a large 3.78ct natural purple sapphire. Light pools and shimmers through the stone, displaying a lovely array of subtle shades of lavender. The romantic mounting has diamond set leaves fanning out on each shoulder, and luxurious hand engraving wrapping around the finger. The ring was completely hand made right on site, designed around this singular stone. 14K white gold.
Let your eye journey into the center of this prismatic 1.76ct antique diamond and take a wild ride! The hand cut stone possesses an especially dynamic facet pattern that has the rainbows chasing each other in circles and darting around the room. The streamlined Art Deco mounting adds just enough geometric structure, with a double row of accent diamonds in crisp milgrain on each shoulder. This beauty even sits low to the hand and will play nicely with a band. 14k mounting ca.1935. Diamond hand cut ca.1905
We couldn’t resist giving this ring a whimsical name, but rest assured, this much loveliness gets noticed! Bright bars of blue sapphire surround a pretty .20ct vintage diamond. This crisp and stylized arrangement all sits atop a flurry of exuberant and detailed white gold filigree. This is a great example of the juxtaposition of bold geometry and effusive femininity that was a hallmark of the early Art Deco period. In keeping with the fascination with all things “modern”, these newfangled (lab grown) sapphires were called “scientific sapphires” at the time. 18k white gold, ca.1920
This playful two stone ring is such a crowd pleaser, she will have you twirling across the floor in no time. The dynamic design is really well balanced, with lots of different parts coming together to form a swirling, sparkling whole. Makes a big splash on the hand in 14k white gold and .48ctw in pretty, twinkly stones. We recommend that you take her out for a spin.
The sumptuous 1.64ct. center diamond in this ring is exceptionally well cut, displaying the large chunky rainbows that make us love old European cut diamonds most of all. The simple mounting has a full set of British hallmarks, and features the unusual combination of 18k white gold and 9k yellow gold. Simple, stately, and superb on the hand, it holds the stone up a little higher, but the transition is super smooth thanks to the gracefully tapered, silky gold shoulders. Mid century mounting, with older diamond cut ca. 1910.
A refined and elegant little number, with a flashing .66ct. diamond held securely in a sleek stroke of lacy platinum. The clean and simple silhouette contains a wealth of scrolling openwork detail, and a delicate net of platinum fans out between the 6 prongs that securely hold the diamond. Ethereal and graceful on the hand, with a stone that sits a smidge higher off the finger, allowing for a band to snuggle up nice and close. Platinum, ca. 1920.
Call it official with this charming and well made solitaire. The distinctive coin edge texture is bold and playful, and a wonderful foil for a .37ct. bright white diamond. The especially glittery stone is flanked by a sprinkling of pretty little accent diamonds too. Low to the hand, comfy, and sits nicely against a band. What a lovely way to keep change (and commitment) on hand. 18k yellow and white gold, ca. 1950.
Sweet and decadent, this chunky Art Deco treat holds a mouth-watering 1.38ct fancy deep golden brown diamond. Studded with crisp baguettes and sprinkled with sugary white accent diamonds, this ring is a truly delectable bit of finger food. “Brownie” makes a big statement, but it also sits remarkably low to the hand, so it’s comfortable to wear, and surprisingly practical. Yum! Platinum, ca 1930
Calling you home to the land of sparkle, with a bold and beautiful 1.34ct vintage diamond. The well proportioned stone fills the crisp octagonal frame with a sea of brightly glittering facets, and the simplicity of the design, with a slender but richly engraved shank, really lets the stone shine. Surprisingly low to the hand for a ring with such a sizable gem, with a linear under gallery for an understated finish. Platinum ca.1920
Crisp and angular, this Art Deco ring holds a bright, brilliant, and shimmering 1.02ct round diamond in an architectural square head. On each shoulder, a woven angular twist winds its way toward the stone, terminating in a triangle of smoothly polished white gold. Elegant in its linear simplicity, this ring sits smoothly on the finger, and also sits well next to a band. 18k white gold, ca.1935
A perfectly sweet ring with a well edited design that delivers just the right amount of vintage charm. The gracefully flared shoulder is sprinkled with accent diamonds, including a pair of little diamond set shields on either side of a twinkly .28ct center. The crisp square head resolves into a silky knife edged shank that wraps around the finger for a smooth and comfortable fit. Sits well next to a band too! Platinum ca.1940
This exotic ring is an ethereal, sculptural delight. Stylized petals of lacy platinum are liberally frosted with glittering little diamonds, and this fanciful rosebud form culminates in an enchanting antique diamond. The sparkling .76ct gem was hand-cut ca.1900, and loves to toss rainbows around. Lush engraving and delicate openwork all contribute to the opulent feel. Platinum ca. 1905
Go on, take a bite! A decadent blend of pink and orange come together to create a juicy, natural, 0.83 carat peach sapphire. This sweet gemstone is shown off to full advantage in a custom mounting made right here in our workshop. Set simply with a sprinkling of diamonds and platinum on the shoulders and hand engraved 14k rose gold throughout. Delish!
We sing an ode to “Harmony”! With graceful arches of yellow gold below and delicate white gold filigree above, this ethereal ring blends many components into a truly harmonious whole. A sparkling .12ct antique diamond adds a bright grace note that draws the eye. This lyrical classic will resonate with every romantic. 14k white and yellow gold, ca. 1930
How low can you go? Not much lower than this lovely sylph of a ring! Slender lines of bright accent diamonds flow gracefully from the sides of the brilliant .52ct center diamond, which perches barely above the finger in a simple, slightly square mount. This ring is the essence of simple, comfortable elegance. Platinum, ca. 1945
Careful, this colorless 1.28ct vintage diamond is blazing with fire and sparkle! Bold but graceful on the hand, the unique design includes just a few touches of warm rose gold to spice up the cool platinum. Even the under gallery is designed with pierced and engraved stylized flames. Dramatic and comfortable to wear, this ring was hand fabricated right here in our upstairs workshop. Contemporary, platinum and 14k rose gold, with diamond cut ca.1940.
Strike up the band! Three simple, flashing antique rose cut diamonds march across the finger in a bold Retro period mounting. We suspect these components met each other back in the 1940’s, when Victorian gems were all the rage again. We love the combination – after all, any good parade is all about the mix! 18k rose and white gold mount ca. 1940’s, set in the 1940’s with rose cut diamonds ca.1870
A graceful pool of sparkle on the finger is centered around an antique .22ct soft golden brown diamond. The gentle tone changes in the shifting light from a pale straw to the lightest peach. The bright white diamonds surrounding it provide contrast, and the graceful shape of the ring is low slung and flattering on every hand. A fine choice to wear on its own, or we could custom build a contoured band to nestle against it. Platinum, ca.1925
A pure, simple circle of platinum embraces an exquisite antique 2.17ct diamond that appears to be illuminated from within. Held close to the finger, the stone reflects the light back in rainbows of color. Gentle arched openwork supports the ring from below, and a slender grooved band is touched with hand engraving on the sides. Enlightening. Platinum mounting hand fabricated in our own workshop, diamond cut ca. 1915.
A silky bezel surrounds a glittering .33ct antique diamond while ribbons of floral filigree drape over the smooth shoulders of this lovely ring. The clean exterior lines contain so much tenderly rendered detail, that this ring clearly calls to those looking for an exceptionally sweet and romantic choice. Platinum, ca 1930
A little touch of whimsy brings so much personality to a classic Retro solitaire. A bright .50ct vintage diamond flashes brightly, and the delicate little arrows on each shoulder will take aim at your heart. The arrowheads cleverly resolve into a sleek knife edge shank for a sophisticated finish. A charming and completely fetching ring. 18k white gold ca. 1940
We always love how graphic and graceful hexagonal rings are, but this one really takes it to the next level. The vintage .21ct diamond sits in a super crisp frame of deepest blue “scientific” sapphire, (the name used for synthetic sapphire back in the 1930’s). Sweeping lines, fluid engraving, and a filigree under gallery are lovely counterpoints to the bold, distinctive top. Make your mark. 18k white gold, ca.1930.
Now here’s a little something that will perk you right up. A lush Edwardian ring set with an intoxicating 1.30ct diamond. The bright and brilliant stone sits low to the hand, garnished with a sprinkle of diamonds, graceful metalwork, and just a splash of crisp engraving. Smooth, irresistible and aged to perfection. Platinum, ca. 1915
Warm yellow gold, sleek lines, and shimmering stones all come together beautifully in this stylized panel top ring. A white gold panel holds three old European cut diamonds. Slender bands of milgrain trim between the stones offer texture and maximum definition. Smooth and simple with a touch of sassy retro period detail. A great choice when you want one ring to say everything too. 14k white and yellow gold, .20 carats total weight of diamonds, ca.1935
A sinuous platinum vine curls and winds its way up towards the light. And such a pretty, sparkling light – a brilliant, colorless .76ct diamond. The subtle combination of platinum and warm yellow gold adds depth and complexity to a classic, graceful form. Lush scrolling sides are smooth and low profile, so this ring even nestles well against a band. Simply enchanting. Platinum and 14k yellow gold, ca 1920
Whisper soft platinum curves tenderly embrace an absolutely breathtaking 2.02ct old mine cushion cut diamond for a sumptuous and seductive ring. The stone was hand cut ca. 1860, and has the “pillow top” form that makes antique diamonds sparkle from so many angles. The large facets break the light into hypnotizing sheets of color. The mounting was custom built based on an antique original, perfectly tailored to this one of a kind diamond and blanketed with shimmering hand engraving. Platinum, diamond cut ca.1860.
Plenty of luscious filigree detail piles up in a lacy tangle making a soft pillowy cushion for each gem in this decadent three stone ring. At the center of it all is a 1.00 carat soft blue natural sapphire nestled between two brightly sparkling brilliant cut diamonds weighing a total of 0.78 carats. A final sprinkling of single cut diamonds are tucked into the base of the gallery for a sweet surprise. Platinum, ca. 1915
There is nothing else quite like a well cut marquis diamond… a whirlwind of sparkle draws the eye from one pointed end to the other in a graceful arc. While modern stones often exhibit a dark “bow tie” in the center, well cut older stones like this colorless 1.25ct beauty do not. Nothing but shimmering light fills the eye. Set into the most classic solitaire mounting, the luscious stone takes center stage. 14k yellow and white gold, ca. 1960
This graceful Deco solitaire has delicately striated shoulders that lead to a bright and colorless .12ct antique center diamond. This restrained top view is complimented by a side view replete with fanciful openwork and lush engraving. Bright, pretty, and full of carefully thought out vintage detail. 18k white gold, ca. 1935
Rich 18k yellow gold is smooth and lustrous, simply dripping with warm shine around the finger. A brilliant .12ct diamond nestles in the gentle curves for a ring that is surprisingly sensual and sweet. Easy to wear, pure, and simple. Signed Jabel, ca. 1950
The bold form of this Retro period ring seems borrowed from the golden age of the auto industry – solid and built for speed. A shining .15ct vintage diamond is set against a polished grill of yellow gold bars. The curved frame makes for a graceful and aerodynamic shape on the hand. Smooth and easy to wear too. 14k yellow gold, ca.1940
A classic form, beautifully made, and using the finest materials. What more could you wish for? The exceptionally brilliant, colorless 1.35ct diamond glitters brightly from a slender, fully restored platinum mounting. A delicate line of accent stones brightens the shoulder, and a graceful 8 prong crown securely holds the stone and lets it shine. So elegant. Platinum, ca. 1945
This timeless ring looks so modern, yet it dates from around 1900. This sleek and sculptural mounting style was popular then for all the reasons it is beloved now. It’s comfortable, secure, and smooth, and the deeply carved scallops around the stone create a graceful backdrop that makes the glittering .15ct diamond really pop. Wonderful on its own or with a band. 14K yellow gold, ca. 1900.
This romantic ring will make you swoon. A richly detailed yellow gold shank appears to suspend a thin line of platinum set diamonds across the finger. Floating in the middle is a glorious, shimmering 1.06ct old mine cushion cut diamond. The effect is mysterious and elegant with great visual delicacy. This particular diamond is exceptionally well proportioned, so the play of light is significant. Platinum and 14k yellow gold. Mounting ca. 1920. Diamond cut ca.1890.
This sweet graphic ring holds all the love! A glittering .64ct old mine cushion cut diamond throws lots of rainbows in all directions from inside a soft square frame. Overlapping marquis shaped panels add some interesting structure and dimension. Plenty of Art Deco flair, and a great ring to wear all on it’s own. Platinum, ca. 1935
This simple, beautiful solitaire is the essence of sparkle. The antique 1.57ct. diamond displays an exceptional depth of shimmering light play. You’ll want to climb in and swim around in it. Six slender prongs rise from a delicate crown of filigree to hold the stone securely, and a minimalist leaf form on each shoulder ensures an elegant transition to a sleek polished shank. An unusual under gallery means it sits closer to a band than most other vintage solitaires too. Magnificent. Platinum ca. 1915
The sweeping lines and exuberant detail in this unusual ring will draw you in for sure! Rarely do you find such exacting handwork on such a small scale. The ring is delicate on the hand, but filled with flourishes of engraving, refined scrolling openwork, and a sprinkling of accent diamonds. A pair of bold baguette cuts on the shoulders are a delightful touch too. The ring is crowned by a shining .36ct antique diamond, shimmering like a beacon from the pinnacle of all this loveliness. Platinum, ca 1920
All the pieces fit together seamlessly in this wide and graceful panel top ring. The center .40 antique diamond nestles comfortably within the sweeping smooth lines of the ring. Sparkle runs in a slender ellipse across the finger, with just enough openwork and milgrain to provide definition and structure. So low to the hand and comfortable, this design is a great choice to wear on it’s own as an engagement ring and wedding band in one. Platinum ca.1940
Oh, what a temptress. A natural 2.20ct sapphire positively vibrates in intense sparkling blue. Then, as if that weren't enough, a gorgeous, colorless .35ct. asscher cut diamond perches on each shoulder, throwing bars of light for a magnificent crisp contrast. Two tiny baguettes are nestled into the sides of the simple platinum mounting. This magnificent ornament that is sure to be a family heirloom for generations to come. Platinum ca.1950
This stylized floral form looks so charming on the hand. The graceful quatrefoil of bright antique diamonds sits low to the finger and makes a twinkling frame for the center .25ct. old European cut diamond. Sleek Art Deco detail in the polished metalwork keeps everything clean and graphic looking, so you can have a bit of floral without anything fussy. 18k white gold, ca.1935.
This smooth, bold ring is a sleek band form with a nicely proportioned hit of sparkle thanks to a shimmering .20ct vintage diamond. Ribbed details along the shoulders and a geometric hexagonal top plate combine with stylized sun ray openwork in the under gallery. The result is a refined and tailored ring that actually works well for all genders and flatters every hand. 18k white gold, ca.1945
There is something so sensual about the flowing forms carved into the band of this classic little 1940’s solitaire. The light plays along the ring in such an alluring way, leading the eye to a bright little .05 diamond in a shining “illusion” setting that makes it appear larger. This budget-friendly ring really delivers in the vintage flair and style department. 14k yellow and white gold, ca.1940
Draped in delicate, diamond sprinkled swags of platinum, this stunning 1.09ct antique diamond is always ready for her closeup. The alluring stone tosses big flashes of rainbow light in all directions, and the gracefully curved form of the ring on the hand is both comfortable and sensuous. This opulently detailed ring even knows how to snuggle up close to a band. Platinum, ca.1910
Understated elegance meets extravagant sparkle! A bright white, 1.03ct antique diamond dazzles from between sleek shoulders, each set with a crisp baguette and sexy marquis cut diamond. The slender silhouette is simple but chic, with the mix of diamond shapes providing interest. We especially like the cool bars of light from the baguettes adjacent to the fire of the center stone. A brilliant variation on a classic. Platinum, ca.1935
This marvel of Art Deco embellishment probably went to all the best parties back in the day. So stylish and sparkling, she surely turned heads! Chunky, graphic spirals and arches are reminiscent of movie palace marquees. The .44ct center diamond sits a little higher, and throws sparkle all around her. Wonderful craftsmanship and thoughtful design, with hand engraving, accent diamonds, and nice volume on the hand. Platinum, ca 1930
Curls of pink gold wirework and a quartet of rare, natural pink diamonds make a rosy frame for a bright white 1.06ct antique diamond. The subtle pastel pinks shine against the platinum mounting, which was completely hand fabricated right here at Maloy’s in our upper level workshop. This truly one of a kind ring sits wonderfully low to the hand, with elegant proportions and a perfect blend of sparkle, shine and openwork that is flattering on every hand. Platinum with 14k rose gold accents.
An exceptionally shimmery .20ct diamond seems to float above the hand, winking alluringly from a sculptural 6 prong platinum buttercup style mounting. Four antique rose cut diamonds add subtle shine at the shoulder, and the platinum top resolved to a warm 18k yellow gold band that wraps smoothy around the finger. Platinum and 18k, ca 1905
This glorious 1.38ct old mine cut diamond has all the qualities we love in antique diamonds. Slightly cushion in shape, it has chunky facets and makes tons of rainbow-filled sparkle. On either side, impressively proportioned marquis cuts are held in the sleekest of platinum rims, gracefully resolving to a knife edged band. An incredibly elegant ornament on the hand that also sits nicely next to a wedding band. Platinum, mount ca 1940, diamond cut ca.1890.
A beautifully faceted .77ct antique diamond shines and flashes, perched above a slender pair of bright, angular, baguettes. A truly elegant classic with just enough vintage flair, thanks to the creative use of accent stones. This ring also features solid retro period construction, with subtly sculpted prongs, and wonderfully clean lines. Platinum, ca.1940
This easy to wear charmer is lacy, low, and lovely on the hand. A graceful split shank leads the eye to a central panel of shimmering metalwork framing a twinkling .21ct old European cut diamond. The diamond is flattered by the white gold top, but warm yellow gold wraps around the finger. The wide area of interest and finger-hugging comfort makes this an excellent choice when you want one ring to be both engagement and band. 14k white and yellow gold, ca1930
The crisp squared form adds just a touch of geometry to this opulent version of a classic. A luxuriously proportioned, dazzling white, .92ct. old European cut diamond is so lush and shimmery, it seems ready to burst out of its frame. A line of tiny bright diamonds trace a line along the slender shoulders and down to a sturdy platinum shank. Such a lovely bright thing. Platinum, ca.1935
Such a stylish and architectural ring. A twinkling antique .89ct diamond sits above a pair of crisp, hexagonal open link forms. The diamond set links are a shimmering delight, with great angular form that carries interest across the finger. A strongly graphic variation on a classic theme, this stunner is flattering on every hand. It is sure to win your heart. Platinum ca.1940
As if gathered together in a kerchief, a pretty cluster of bright little diamonds, centered by a bright .17ct stone, makes a playful but elegant statement. A tidy row of accent diamonds on the shoulders adds to the charm. This distinctive arrangement even snugs nicely up against a band, just like magic! 18K white gold, ca1935
A colorless .50ct antique diamond glitters and winks from between two super stylized blooms in this cheery, playful ring. The layered circular motifs of petal and stone are delicately feminine, but still hold tremendous graphic appeal. Low to the hand, comfortable, and happy. Platinum, ca 1935
Not for the faint of heart, Diamond Bar makes a big statement on the hand. The wide panel appears “cut” into sections thanks to a clever design trick that keeps things from getting too massive, but still keeps a wonderfully bold and graphic feel. Shimmering accent stones add texture around the central .45ctw trio of vintage diamonds. Low to the hand and super comfortable. Platinum ca.1945.
This ring is all about soft flow, until you get to the brilliant sparkle of the three old European cut diamonds. Platinum bezels smoothly hold the 1.02cts total weight of stones low in a thick sculpted band of yellow gold for a lush, low profile ring that is both spectacular and practical. Wonderful by itself, but also a dramatic choice to stack with a band. Platinum and 14k yellow gold, ca. 1900
Sweet and crisp, with nice architectural angles and a sprinkle of sparkling diamonds. The center is a .07ct vintage diamond, with supporting players in the wings. Great worn alone, or with a band. 14k white gold ca.1940
An Edwardian classic with a little touch of color. A bright 1.23ct old European cut diamond is held in romantic filigree, but maintains a clean silhouette. Tiny accent diamonds add a gentle shimmer, but an unexpected touch of natural sapphire really stands out. Positively resplendent with hand engraving. Platinum, ca.1910
Comfortable, sparkly, and filled with Art Deco goodness, this is a wonderful choice for those who want a single ring that can be the engagement ring and also the band. Layered side panels hold a thin line of tiny stones, carrying the sparkle across the finger. The center diamond is a shimmering .10ct vintage diamond that makes a nice focal point. 14k white gold, ca.1940
The linear sparkle of a scintillating .25ct asscher cut diamond is beautifully balanced by a classic knife edge setting. A delicate line of tiny accent stones in a crisp milgrain border enhances the sparkle and carries interest across the top of the finger. Sleek and smooth, and sits nicely flush against a band too. Platinum, ca 1940
This exquisite sapphire ring is sits up tall on the hand featuring a sublimely silky 3.00 carat cushion cut sapphire wrapped up in a blanket of delicate stylized Art Deco detailing. Intricate hand pierced filigree and 0.50 carats of snow white diamonds cover every surface of this exceptional ring finished with a touch of feathery hand engraving along the shoulders. Platinum, circa 1925.
This particularly playful example of the classic dome form comes to us from France. The splashy, graphic design has an almost pop art feel, with bold, crisply defined petals surrounding a bright .88ct old European cut diamond. The balance of the ring is set with an additional .80cts of diamonds, for a fabulously sparkly but refined presence on the hand. Exceptional craftsmanship and detail throughout. Platinum with French touch marks, ca. 1920
A stunning Edwardian confection featuring a vibrant 1.82 carat oval sapphire bezel set above a gracefully domed mounting liberally covered with lacy floral filigree and a sprinkling of fiery diamonds. Delicate open metal work lends a light and airy feel that complements the elegant floral motifs and leafy hand engraving running throughout. Platinum, ca 1915.
Gently flared, diamond set petals form stylized papyrus blossoms on the sides of this charming early Art Deco panel top style ring. The bright 1.18ct antique diamond is resplendent floating amidst the blooms. The under gallery is similarly adorned with a diamond set openwork wave pattern and hand engraving ties everything together. An exceptional choice when you want just one ring to say everything. Low to the hand and comfortable. Platinum ca. 1920
The charm of this 1.96ct vivid red ruby pulls you in with its mesmerizing glow. A pair of diamond set crescent moon shoulders cushion the fiery ruby in a soft embrace drawing the oval shape of the gemstone across the finger. Made from platinum with delicate diamond set kite shaped shoulders. Ca 1930.
We can't think of a better home for this juicy 2.33ct natural orange sapphire than a sleek late Art Deco platinum step mounting. Set with 0.65cts of crisp, super white baguette cut diamonds this sweet number shines brightly and is the perfect treat for your day. Platinum, ca 1935.
This spectacular sapphire ring takes first place in our book! A gorgeous 1.45ct natural sapphire is enveloped in a square platinum panel with gentle scalloped edges frosted with a sprinkling of glittering diamonds. The perfect graceful ring with diamond set ribbon motif shoulders for a lovely whimsical touch.
This bright little darling will land on your hand and twinkle mightily. Trim and smooth, with an architectural center, nicely rounded diamond side panels, and a strong, silky smooth shank. The center .25ct. diamond is brilliant and super white, for maximum sparkle power. Sure to cast a spell on you. Platinum, ca 1940
This completely enchanting ring is a masterpiece of twinkling grace. Light dances and leaps in the magnificent 1.74 ct center diamond.The finely pierced platinum mounting is frosted with over 60 tiny sparklers, giving the appearance of finely beaded lace. What a beautiful vision! Platinum ca. 1910
This jaunty two stone ring beautifully represents the journey of two spirits together, shoulder to shoulder, into the future. Nice architectural lines create a bold Art Deco statement on the hand, and interest running all the way across the finger makes this a great choice to wear on its own, or with a band. The combined weight of the two old European cut diamonds is .21cts. Low and smooth and comfortable to wear. 14k white gold, ca.1935
This lovely ring is absolutely incandescent. It features a 3.44ct old European cut stone that is impressively proportioned, with the large, open facet pattern that we so adore in antique diamonds. The simple platinum mounting has a delicate tracery basket, and a dozen tiny prongs that hold and protect the stone without distracting from it. Surprisingly low to the hand for a ring holding such a large stone, Full Moon may just make you howl. Platinum, ca. 1920
Something about this ring makes us think of sweet kisses. Maybe its the shape of the panel, delicately poised for the big moment. A shimmering .43ct diamond is caressed by curved arcs and curls of platinum, with two tiny diamond set hearts set into the corners. Extremely comfortable to wear because it hugs the finger with smooth lines and plenty of sparkle. Platinum, ca.1940
A scintillating 1.05ct diamond is bracketed by a bar of crisp baguettes, for a nicely contrasting study in sparkle. Low to the hand and wider across the finger, “Between the Lines” has tremendous presence on the hand. The angular Deco shapes are interesting and architectural without being fussy. Platinum ca. 1938
A true retro classic, this timeless stunner holds a brilliant white .64 carat center diamond between slender, diamond set shoulders. The beveled platinum band creates a subtle point where it meets the stones for a smooth, simple, and elegant ring. Platinum ca. 1945
What a charmer! A bright white .18ct diamond winks and shimmers from the center of whimsical milgrained sprays in this ring that knows how to play with the light. Smooth shoulders and a simple polished shank give an elegant finish to a playful ring. Platinum ca.1955
A super crisp and graphic design, featuring a low box style center that holds a wonderfully bright .16ct old mine cut diamond. The rest of the ring is also precisely executed, with highly polished architectural elements in the band. 18K white gold, ca. 1930, with an older diamond, cut ca. 1880.
This vibrant bright green 1.68ct round emerald is exceptionally clear and set in a pristine Art Deco setting sprinkled with gleaming single cut diamonds. Crisp geometric angles are balanced by graceful scrolling filigree on the shoulders and delicate open work in the design adds a lovely lightness to the ring. Platinum, ca 1925.
A handmade platinum setting created here in house sets the stage for an electric blue 1.05ct round sapphire gently nestled in a high polished bezel setting. A frame of platinum ribbons wraps around this vibrant sapphire and twists gracefully at the shoulders. Scrolling hand piercing and engraving in the undergallery both add a delicate lightness to this thoughtfully designed ring.
This delectable ring features a delicate, crisp ruffle of sugary white diamonds, surrounding a plump and luscious .91ct. natural apricot colored diamond center. This beautiful panel top ring has especially pleasing ratios, and the tender golden color of the diamond shifts in the light from peach to light caramel. Low to the hand and supremely comfortable, a real treat to wear. Platinum, ca.1935
Ready for its Emerald City debut! A stunning 1.06ct square cut emerald sits temptingly in the center of this mid-century diamond setting nestled closely with clusters of fiery diamonds. Additional round diamonds are set in a gently curved frame that hugs the ring in a shimmering embrace. A total of 0.50cts of diamonds set in platinum. Ca 1950. (*Thanks to fb friend Arielle for naming Oz).
Lush and exotic, this opulent little dome is formed of scrolling leaves, vines and blossoms. It is crowned with a delightful antique .20 diamond and accented with a few extra little diamonds, engraving, and rich yellow gold floral panels on the shoulders. Warm and mysterious and beautiful. 18K white and yellow gold, ca.1925.
This significant ring features a fine 13.52 carat natural sapphire. The antique oval stone is a strong saturated cornflower blue that shimmers and glows with incredible richness of tone. The Edwardian mounting cradles this gem in graceful array of fine platinum tendrils and tiny antique diamonds. Platinum, .50cts of diamonds, ca.1905
Like the icy moon of Neptune she was named for, Triton glints and sparkles, with a luminous 1.23ct diamond at her center. Lines of platinum, trident formed shoulder detail, and diamond set arcs make a dome shaped mounting that is a simultaneously airy and substantial. Smooth, dazzling, and out of this world. Platinum, ca.1910
Divinely delicate and graceful on the hand, like a supple bit of lace draped over your finger. The glittering centerpiece is an impressive .80ct antique diamond, and two small but vivid natural rubies add a romantic accent of color. Magnificently detailed with milgrain, filigree and fine hand engraving for beauty that spreads out and gets comfortable. Platinum ca. 1915
Lots of sex appeal in this voluptuous gem-studded dome form ring. The vibrant blue 1.51ct oval sapphire is accompanied by a series of dramatically proportioned bezel set diamonds for a ring that is seductive in its boldness. Platinum filigree and geometric openwork create nice contrast. Platinum, total diamond weight 1.18 cts, ca 1901
This classic late Deco panel top style covers a nice amount of area on the finger with shimmer, while lines of openwork add definition and lightness, creating a charming bow tie detail. Sitting in the center, the exceptionally fine .71ct diamond has big sparkle and presence. The soft shape on the finger is really flattering and the low profile means it's always comfortable to wear. Platinum, ca.1940
A delicious dome of crystalline beauty, "Spun Sugar" is hard to capture in a photograph. The delicate openwork mounting is dusted with twinkling accent diamonds, and enhanced with exceptional engraving. The cherry on top is a tasty .90ct old European cut diamond. Platinum ca. 1910
Small, but imposing! This fantastic little number features 3 chunky antique diamonds, which are bar set to create a wonderfully shadowy surround. The lustrous 18k gold shank adds a sultry touch to this slightly sinister ring. 18K, .50ctw diamonds and platinum, ca. 1900.