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Jose Hess Jewelry

Jose Hess concentrates on mentoring emerging designers by teaching jewelry design at the Fashion Institute of Technology, works as a consultant to jewelry companies in the United States and abroad, to help them improve their design and manufacturing methods, and designs a collection of jewelry which is featured on TV and internet, with Jose doing the presentations, live on air. Industry leader, Hess was the first American president of CIBJO, an international trade association whose mission is to establish uniform standards for the jewelry industry worldwide. He is a past president of the 24 Karat Club of New York City, the Manufacturing Jewelers and Silversmiths of America, and the Plumb Club. Mentor and educator, Hess has taught model making at the Fashion Institute of Technology and often addresses student groups on goldsmithing and jewelry design. A winner of numerous jewelry design award competitions, including the prestigious DeBeers Diamonds International award, Hess has been frequently recognized for his talent. His jewelry has been prominently featured in W, In Style, Mirabella, Town & Country, Vogue, and a variety of other magazines. Often seen on the glamorous Hollywood circuit, celebrities such as Demi Moore, Cindy Crawford, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Candy Spelling have been spotted wearing pieces from Hess's collection. He won the 1963 DeBeers Diamonds International (1958–1964); Certificate of Commendation - Diamonds International Awards (1978); Certificate of Distinction, Art Direction Magazine (1978); Art Director's Club Merit Award (1978); DeBeers Diamonds Today (1981); Chicago Jewelry Show - Best in Show (1981); DeBeers Diamonds Today (1981); and International Gold Corp.

(Biography provided by Robert Azensky Fine Art)
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Creator:Jose Hess
Jose Hess, 18K Yellow Gold Three Stone Diamond Ring, 0.97 Carats
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
Jose Hess (R1973) 18K Yellow Gold Ring with Three Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds. A timeless ring designed by Jose Hess, this layout is set with three Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds with...
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Early 2000s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess 2.6 Carat Diamonds Unisex 3-Row Diamond Yellow Gold Band Ring
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
2.6 Carat Diamonds VS Quality Yellow Gold Band Ring Estate Designer Jose Hess This is a open setting or channel setting ring from our premium wedding collection. 15 round diam...
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Early 2000s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold

Jose Hess .75 Carat Diamond Yellow Gold Band Ring
By Jose Hess
Located in Stamford, CT
Jose Hess baguette diamond two row wedding band ring in an 18k yellow. 10 baguette diamonds G VS, approx. .75cts 18k yellow gold Stamped: 18k Hallmark: JoseHess #2001259A 4.9 gra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess Spiral 1.0 CTW Diamond Ring in 14K
By Jose Hess
Located in Vienna, VA
Jose Hess Spiral 1.0 CTW Diamond Ring in 14K Jose Hess Diamond Ring 14K Yellow Gold Diamond Total Weight: Approx. 1.0 CTW Ring Size: 5.5 (US) Weight: 8.7 Grams Stamped: ©Jose Hess, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Yellow Gold, 14k Gold

Jose Hess 14K Yellow Gold 1.75 Ct Diamond Bracelet
By Jose Hess
Located in Southampton, PA
This pretty Jose Hess 14K Yellow Gold 1.75 ct Diamond Bracelet is a must have. The bracelet is made with links of 14K yellow gold and set with a single row of small round cut diamond...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess 14K Gold Pave Set Ring with Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds, 2.32 Carats
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
A 14K Yellow Gold and Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring designed by Jose Hess. A beautiful pave-set layout of Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds are set on top. A total of twenty four Roun...
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1980s Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess Diamond Star Cascade Earrings
By Jose Hess
Located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
Cascades of golden stars intermittently set with diamonds offer lovely movement as they sway to and fro. These earrings are glamourous and fun! They are made of 18 karat yellow gold ...
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Late 20th Century Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess 8-Stone Floating Diamond Ring
By Jose Hess
Located in Narberth, PA
This fabulous gold Modernist ring is a unique signed piece by American designer and goldsmith Jose Hess! Crafted in 14kt yellow gold, the modernist-style piece features eight Round C...
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20th Century Modernist Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 14k Gold

Jose Hess Diamond Gold Ball Pendant
By Jose Hess
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Presenting a Jose Hess pendant featuring 3.50 carats of different sized round cut diamonds set in 18K yellow gold. This piece is as fun as it is elegant. Chain Length: 21.50 inches...
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20th Century Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess 'Garden Lights' Round Diamond Station Necklace in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
By Jose Hess
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
This gorgeous diamond station necklace is the perfect blend of simplicity and elegance. Featuring a delicate snake chain and a dangling diamond motif, this lovely necklace goes with...
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2010s Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess Round Brilliant Diamond 14 Karat White Gold J Hoop Earrings
By Jose Hess
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Beautiful two row diamond earrings by designer Jose Hess fashioned in 14 karat white gold. The earrings feature 16 round brilliant cut diamonds weighing 2.00 carat total weight and g...
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Late 20th Century Modern Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, White Gold

Jose Hess 18kt and 2.50ctw Diamond Articulated Link Bracelet
By Jose Hess
Located in Narberth, PA
A fabulous contemporary diamond bracelet by acclaimed jewelry designer Jose Hess! Crafted in vibrant 18kt yellow gold, this bracelet stars nine sparkling Modern Brilliant Cut diamond...
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Mid-20th Century Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess Diamond 18 Karat Yellow Gold Crossover Contemporary Vintage Ring
By Jose Hess
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Contemporary diamond crossover ring by designer Jose Hess. The ring features 16 round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.40 carat total weight and graded G-H color and V...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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White Diamond, Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Spectacular Gold Ring by Jose Hess with 4.17 Carat Fancy Diamond GIA
By Jose Hess
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1970s, 14k, by Jose Hess, New York, New York. With just the right amount of bold and fabulous color, this ring by Jose Hess is a chic illustration of the brilliance of the New ...
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1970s Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, Brown Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold

Jose Hess Diamond 18 Karat Yellow Gold Drop Lever-Back Earrings
By Jose Hess
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Gorgeous diamond drop earrings by designer Jose Hess fashioned in 18 karat yellow gold. The earrings feature 40 round brilliant cut diamonds weighing 2.65 carat total weight and grad...
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Late 20th Century Modern Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess Diamond and 18 Karat Gold Earrings
By Jose Hess
Located in San Francisco, CA
Beautifully made, these 18k gold earrings are articulated to move with you. Set with 56 cascading round brilliant-cut diamonds, of high G-H/VS quality, the gem weight totals approxim...
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1990s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

Jose Hess 18 Karat Yellow Gold Diamond Cluster Band Ring
By Jose Hess
Located in Baltimore, MD
Jose Hess 18 Karat Yellow Gold Diamond Cluster Ring Metal: 18k yellow gold Weight: 7.44 grams Diamonds: Approx. .50 CTW G-H VS Size: 9 (US) Width: 8.5MM Signed: Jose Hess 18K
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess 18K Gold Diamond Cluster Ring
By Jose Hess
Located in Houston, TX
Jose Hess ring composed of 18K yellow and white gold marked on the inside "108245 Jose Hess 18K Flaircraft". Dome style with 23 round diamonds totaling 4.85 carats; F-I color and VS...
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1970s Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold

Jose Hess 1980s Diamond Link 18 Karat Yellow Gold Bracelet
By Jose Hess
Located in Miami, FL
A Glimpse at Sleek Design! Crafted in 70.4 grams of luxurious 18K yellow gold, this 1980's Jose Hess masterpiece bracelet features an alternating diamond embellished ribbed link sequ...
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1980s Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess 14k Cluster Ring with Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds, 0.94 Carats
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
Jose Hess - R1052: 14K Yellow Gold and Round Brilliant Cut Cluster Ring. An elegant Jose Hess piece set with eighteen Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds weighing 0.94ct total, diamond colo...
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1980s Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Yellow Gold, 14k Gold

Jose Hess, Three Row Diamond Bracelet in 18k Yellow Gold, 3.01 Carats
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
Jose Hess three row bracelet with Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds. This bracelet is made in 18k Yellow Gold with a three row layout using braided gold strands. There are seventy five Ro...
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1990s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Yellow Gold

Double Gold Snake Link Necklace with Diamond Ring and Hearts
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
This 18 K fine double snake link necklace is designed by Jose Hess. He is a contemporary designer however, this is from his earlier collection. It has a beautiful diamond ring with...
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1980s Artist Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold

Jose Hess Estate White Diamond Drop Necklace in 18 Karat White Gold
By Jose Hess
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Beautiful Jose Hess estate necklace featuring 1.00 ct. of good quality white diamond rounds in a handmade 18k white gold mounting. Necklace is 16" long and in mint condition.
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21st Century and Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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White Diamond, White Gold

Jose Hess Diamond Earrings Vintage 18k Yellow Gold Quatrefoil Design Jewelry
By Jose Hess
Located in Torrance, CA
Elegant pair of Jose Hess diamond quatrefoil earrings crafted in 18k yellow gold. 18 estimated 0.02 carat round brilliant cut diamonds total an estimated 0.36 carats (estimated at ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess Diamond Gold Cuff Links
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
A handsome pair of Jose Hess cuff links of 18K gold, set with square cut diamonds. .855 grams. 3/4 inches Diameter. Gold, and Jose Hess marks.
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1990s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold

Jose Hess 18K Yellow Gold Cultured Pearl and Diamond Ring
By Jose Hess
Located in Houston, TX
Jose Hess ring composed of 18k yellow gold with pavé set diamonds and a cultured pearl. The diamonds total approximately 5.00 carats. The cultured pearl in the center of the ring m...
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20th Century Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Cultured Pearl, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

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Jose Hess, Three Row Diamond Bracelet in 18k Yellow Gold, 3.01 Carats
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
Jose Hess three row bracelet with Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds. This bracelet is made in 18k Yellow Gold with a three row layout using braided gold strands. There are seventy five Ro...
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1990s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess 14K Gold Pave Set Ring with Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds, 2.32 Carats
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
A 14K Yellow Gold and Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring designed by Jose Hess. A beautiful pave-set layout of Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds are set on top. A total of twenty four Roun...
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1980s Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Platinum and 18k Rose Gold Three Stone Old Mine Cut Diamond Ring, 2.01 Carats
Located in New York, NY
A modern three stone ring with a North to South layout of Old Mine Cut Diamonds set in both Platinum and 18K Rose Gold. Two comfort fit rolled shanks are set in 18K Rose Gold. The Pl...
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2010s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Rose Gold, Platinum

Jose Hess 14k Cluster Ring with Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds, 0.94 Carats
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
Jose Hess - R1052: 14K Yellow Gold and Round Brilliant Cut Cluster Ring. An elegant Jose Hess piece set with eighteen Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds weighing 0.94ct total, diamond colo...
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1980s Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Yellow Gold, 14k Gold

Channel Set Baguette & Round Diamond Ring Set in 18K Yellow Gold, 2.97 Carats
Located in New York, NY
A beautifully made diamond ring set in 18K Yellow Gold with Baguette and Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds. This custom design has four rows of diamonds in a flowing layout and tapers in ...
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1990s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

18K Yellow Gold and Round Brilliant Cut Three Row Ring, 0.92 Carats Total
Located in New York, NY
This 18K Yellow Gold ring is a tapered design with a three row layout. It is channel set going halfway around with Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds. Across the top, the ring tapers from ...
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1980s Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

18k Yellow Gold & Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring, 2.69 Carats
Located in New York, NY
One ladies' ring set in 18K Yellow Gold with Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds. The diamonds are set in shared bezels with a unique layout across the top of the ring. A total of nineteen ...
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1990s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Yellow Gold

18K Yellow Gold and Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring, 1.55 Carats
Located in New York, NY
A unique 18K Yellow Gold ring set with Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds. There are five rows of diamonds set in custom channels with a flowing and wavy layout. A total of thirty seven R...
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1980s Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

18k White Gold & 18k Rose Gold Diamond Ring with 3.14 Carats
Located in New York, NY
A custom designed ladies' ring set in both 18K White Gold and 18K Rose Gold. The multi row ring tapers from 0.25" width at the bottom to 0.75" at the top. Round Brilliant Cut Diamond...
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2010s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Rose Gold, White Gold

18K Yellow Gold Ring with Marquise & Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds, 5.10 Carats
Located in New York, NY
A finely crafted and handmade 18K Yellow Gold Ring set with Marquise Brilliant Cut and Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds. The ring is set all the way around in an eternity layout with off...
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1990s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

GIA Certified 2.20 Carat Marquise Brilliant Cut Diamond & 18k Yellow Gold Ring
Located in New York, NY
A ladies' 18K Yellow Gold and Marquise Brilliant Cut Diamond Ring. This ring is a bespoke and handmade piece, set with one Marquise Brilliant Cut Diamond weighing 2.20ct. The ring sh...
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2010s Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Cabochon Ruby & Baguette Diamond Ring Set in 18K Yellow Gold, 5.00 Carats
Located in New York, NY
A stunning Cabochon Red Ruby ring, set in 18K Yellow Gold with Baguette Shape Red Rubies and Diamonds. The center Cabochon Red Ruby is accented with tapering size Baguette Shape Red ...
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1980s Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Ruby, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Previously Available Items
Curvy Cocktail Dangling Clip-On Earrings with Round Diamonds by Jose Hess
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Curvy Cocktail Dangling Earrings with Round Diamonds by Jose Hess. The total diamond weight is 6.70 carats that are VS clarity. The length is 2 inches of the earrings. The ...
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20th Century Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess Vintage 2.90 Carats Pave Diamond 18 Karat Gold Cocktail Ring
By Jose Hess
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Centering a navette shaped pavè field of round brilliant cut diamonds Weighing in total approximately 2.90 carats with F/G color and VS clarity Flanked North and South by dynamical...
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1980s Contemporary Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess 18 Karat Yellow Gold Diamond Bib Collar Heavy Necklace
By Jose Hess
Located in New York, NY
Fluted, arched link gold collar necklace, with prong-set, circular-cut diamonds set to the front, the diamonds weighing approximately 25 total carats, mounted in 18k yellow gold, sig...
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20th Century Modern Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess 2.50ct Diamond Earrings Clip-On Vintage 14 Karat Gold Designer Jewelry
By Jose Hess
Located in Torrance, CA
Stylish vintage Jose Hess diamond clip on earrings crafted in 14 karat yellow gold. Diamonds total an estimated 2.50 carats (estimated at G-H color and VS2 clarity). The earrings ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess Spectacular Diamond set Gold Ring GIA 4.22 Carat
By Jose Hess
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1970s, 14k, by Jose Hess, New York, New York. With just the right amount of bold and unique, this ring by Jose Hess is a chic illustration of the brilliance of the New York d...
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1960s Vintage Jose Hess Jewelry

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White Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess 2 Carat G Color VS Clarity Diamond 18 Carat Yellow Diamond Earrings
By Jose Hess
Located in Rome, IT
This stunning pair of Jose Hess diamond earrings are very high quality and luxurious in design! Signed by the very well respected jewelry designer, Jose Hess, this stunning and high ...
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2010s Modern Jose Hess Jewelry

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Yellow Diamond, 18k Gold

Jose Hess 0.91 Carat Diamond 14 Karat Gold Unisex Band Ring
By Jose Hess
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Set to front with five round brilliant cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.91 carat total, G/H color and VS clarity Tension set, stepped, within channel of band style ring featuri...
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20th Century Modernist Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Jose Hess Yellow Gold 6.87 Carat Round Diamond Statement Ring
By Jose Hess
Located in Columbia, MO
The master craftsman & award winning designer Jose Hess exemplifies his personal belief that elegance doesn't have to be complicated with this incredible, handmade, 6.87 carat diamon...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, Yellow Gold, Gold, 18k Gold

Retro Vintage Mickey Mouse Gold Cufflinks, circa 1945
By Jose Hess
Located in Aspen, CO
Micky Mouse cufflinks, with one side his head and the other his hand. These retro vintage cuff- links are well made, unusual and in very fine condition, c. 1940-1945
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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14k Gold

Jose Hess 18 Karat White Gold Diamond Engagement Ring Mounting JHE01-062913
By Jose Hess
Located in Southampton, PA
This engagement ring mounting from Jose Hess is simple and sophisticated. It is made of 18K white gold and boasts shanks set with ~1.20ct of tapered diamond baguettes.
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21st Century and Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, White Gold

Jose Hess Platinum and Diamond Engagement Ring Mounting
By Jose Hess
Located in Southampton, PA
This incredibly wonderful bridal and semi-mount ring from the brilliant Jose Hess is beautifully tasteful and aesthetically distinguished. The elegant ring is sensationally crafted i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Platinum

Jose Hess, .60 Carat Platinum and Diamond Pave Engagement Ring Mounting
By Jose Hess
Located in Southampton, PA
This elegant and preciously chic engagement semi-mount ring from the incredible Jose Hess features a dazzling diamond pave that is sure to take your breath away! The sublime ring is ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jose Hess Jewelry

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Diamond, Platinum

Jose Hess jewelry & watches for sale on 1stDibs

Find a range of Jose Hess watches & jewelry available on 1stDibs. Each of these unique items has been designed with extraordinary care, often using gold. While searching for the most fashionable antique or vintage Jose Hess jewelry to pair with your ensemble, you'll find that Jose Hess diamond jewelry & watches can add a particularly distinctive touch to your look from our inventory of 26. This collection contains 26 pieces as well as a number of other designs by this jeweler. Contemporary and Modern are among the most popular styles of Jose Hess watches and jewelry available on 1stDibs. While this collection reflects work that originated over various time periods, most of these items were designed during the 20th Century. If you’re looking for additional options, many customers also consider jewelry & watches by ROHIT JAIN, Simon G Jewelry and Erin Mac Jewelry. Prices for Jose Hess watches and jewelry can vary depending upon gemstone, time period and other attributes. The price for these items starts at $1,300 and tops out at $38,100, while pieces like these can sell for $4,100 on average..