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Jewelry & Watches For Sale
Vintage Schiaparelli bracelet, multi link, crystal 1950s, Italy
Located in Stuttgart, DE
A multi crystal 5 link bracelet in brown and gray unfold rhinestones and in the middle is made of iridescent cut crystal. This relatively large and bold Schiaparelli bracelet display...
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1950s Arts and Crafts Vintage Jewelry & Watches

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Crystal, Mixed Metal, Stainless Steel

Fabergé 18 Kt Gold Egg Red Enamel with Gold Stand, Emeralds, Sapphires, Diamonds
Located in BARI, IT
Rare Fabergé gold egg with its gold stand. It is decorated with red guilloche enamel and precious stones: emeralds (0.40 carats), sapphires (3.15 carats), diamonds (0.56 carats). It ...
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1990s Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, Sapphire, Emerald, Gold, Enamel

Modern Style Pendant Necklace in 18 Karat Yellow Gold with Natural Diamonds
Located in Berlin, DE
This modern style 18 karat yellow gold pendant necklace is encrusted with 5 round diamonds and detachable prasiolite (natural green quartz). This jewellery collection was featured in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, White Diamond, Amethyst, Quartz, Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, Whi...

Cushion Yellow Beryl White and Yellow Gold Lever Back Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Fourteen karat drop white and yellow gold hoop lever back earrings Two cushion shaped yellow beryl weighing 5.80 carats Golden beryl is found in Brazil and Madagascar. Yellow beryl a...
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2010s Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Beryl, Yellow Beryl, Gold, 14k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Fancy Yellow 10.06 Carat Cushion Cut Diamond Ring
Located in New York, NY
Impressive and brilliant 10.06 cushion cut Fancy Yellow, VS2 center diamond. 1.41 carats of F color Vs clarity Emerald cut side diamonds all set in 18k gold. This ring is a WOW!
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21st Century and Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, White Diamond, Yellow Diamond, 18k Gold

Eighteen Karat Yellow Gold Rope Designed Stacking Band
Located in New York, NY
Eighteen karat yellow gold band-style ring with a twisted rope design that adds the perfect textural element to any stack! Two millimeter wide Made to order in various finger size Tw...
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2010s Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

2.82ct Emerald and Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring
Located in Sai Kung District, HK
Stunning 2.82ct Zambian vivid green Emerald set with two Fancy Yellow VS clarity cushion cut diamonds. Total diamond weight is 1.16ct. Ring set in 18k two tone gold, Yellow Gold on t...
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2010s Jewelry & Watches

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

Blue Sapphire Gemstone Cocktail Ring Diamond Solid 18k White Gold Fine Jewelry
Located in IN
Natural Blue Sapphire Gemstone Cocktail Ring Diamond Solid 18k White Gold Fine Jewelry Details Stone :- Diamond / Blue Sapphire Stone Shape :- Round / Cushion Treatment :- Natural ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Alexander GIA 2.30ct Cushion Fancy Yellow Diamond with Diamond Halo Ring 18k
Located in BEVERLY HILLS, CA
Stunning fancy yellow color diamond diamond with halo ring. By Alexander Beverly Hills. 3.32 carats total diamond weight. 2.30 carat cushion Fancy Yellow SI1 diamond, GIA graded. Com...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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

Fleur Rose Diamond with French Cut Emerald and Sapphire Stud Earrings 18K Gold
Located in Bangkok, TH
Perfect with everyday wear, these charming vintage Art Deco revivalist design stud earrings feature a pair of brilliant cut diamonds surrounded by bright blue sapphire and emerald fo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, Emerald, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

18 Karat Gold Ring with an 18.87 Carat Aquamarine Cabochon by Marion Jeantet
Located in Paris, FR
A unique pastel blue colour for this beautiful and voluminous rectangle cabochon on a double 18K yellow gold ring. Simple and elegant. Unique creation. Aquamarine cabochon : 18,87 c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Aquamarine, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Fancy Yellow 3.87 Carat Certified Diamond Cocktail Ring in Platinum
Located in New York, NY
Yellow Diamond ring with EGL certificate, no.400148819D. Center stone: 3.87ct Radiant cut Fancy Yellow VS2 diamond, 9.8 x 8.3 x 4.94mm. Side stones: carre and brilliant round cut dia...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Jewelry & Watches

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

Sapphire Tourmaline Diamond 14 Karat White Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in San Dimas, CA
Stunning and uniquely designed 5.13 Carat Orange Sapphire Tourmaline Diamond White Gold Cocktail Ring! This ring has a 4.46 carat Oval Cut Tourmaline that is set in the center of th...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, Sapphire, Tourmaline, White Gold, 14k Gold

Enamel Diamond Yellow Gold Sea Turtle Brooch
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Enamel and diamond yellow gold sea turtle brooch circa 1970. DETAILS: DIAMONDS: two round single-cut diamonds totaling approximately 0.04 carat. METAL: 18-karat yellow gold applie...
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1970s Modern Vintage Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, Enamel, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

14K Gold Artdeco Style Enameled Cocktail Ring with 5.68 Ct Sky Topaz and Citrine
Located in ISTANBUL, TR
14K Gold Artdeco Style Enameled Cocktail Ring with 5.68 ct Sky Topaz and Citrine This ring was made with quality materials and excellent handwork. I guarantee the quality assurance ...
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2010s Art Deco Jewelry & Watches

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Citrine, Topaz, 14k Gold, Enamel

Rainbow Sapphire Emerald Semiprecious Stone 18 Karat Gold Ring Made in Italy
Located in Bussolengo, Verona
Rainbow Sapphire Emerald Semiprecious Stone 18 Karat Yellow Gold Ring Made in Italy This multicolor eternity ring is set from 17 stones. It has yellow, orange, violet and blue sapphi...
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2010s Artisan Jewelry & Watches

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Tsavorite, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Emerald, Iolite, Sapphire, Tourmaline, ...

Nova Art Deco French Cut Sapphire and Diamond Stud Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
These Art-Deco stud earrings are completely spectacular! The vibrant color stone (you can select Blue Sapphire, Emerald, Ruby) is a specialty cut to surround the excellent round bril...
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20th Century Art Deco Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, Blue Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold

Chrysoberyl Intense Pink Spinel Sapphire Yellow Diamond Halo Earrings
Located in Antwerp, BE
Hoop earrings with removable charms handmade in Belgium by jewelry artist Joke Quick, in solid 18K white, Yellow and Rose gold and handmade the traditional way ( no casting or printi...
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2010s Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Sapphire, Spinel, Diamond, White Diamond, Tourmaline, Chrysoberyl, Yello...

White Gold Graduated 24.35 Carat Diamond Tennis Necklace
Located in New York, NY
18KT white gold graduated four prong tennis necklace, features 24.35 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds. This product comes with a certificate of appraisal This product will be ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Vintage Cartier Blue Sapphire Ellipse Oval Cabochon 18k Yellow Gold Dome Ring
Located in Birmingham, GB
Vintage Cartier Deep Blue Sapphire 18k Yellow Gold Dome Ring. Stunning yellow gold ring set with a fine deep blue sapphire. Fine jewellery houses like Cartier only use the finest of...
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1990s Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Blue Sapphire, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Bulgari Serpenti Watch Twist 18k Yellow Gold Ref. 103063 Pave Dial
Located in Miami, FL
Brand: Bvlgari Collection: Serpenti Style: Serpenti Jewellery Watch Stones: Diamonds Movement: Quartz Case: 18k Yellow Gold set with Brilliant Cut Diamonds dial Case Size: 27 m...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, Yellow Gold

Antique Edwardian Platinum Pearl Diamond Heart Pendant
Located in New York, NY
Antique Edwardian diamond heart pendant with pearls, circa 1900. The heart is set with old European Cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.25 carats that are approximately E to F colo...
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Early 20th Century Edwardian Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, Pearl, Platinum

Pave Diamond Cluster Earrings
Located in New York, NY
A grand pair of cluster earrings -- full of sparkle!! 6.58 carats of white round brilliant cut diamonds set in marquise and pear shapes. 18k white gold Approximately 1.4 inches...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold

Emilio Jewelry 127.00 Carat Natural Exotic Fancy Color Diamond Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
Another hand made masterpiece from the Museum Vault At Emilio Jewelry, located on New York's iconic Fifth Avenue. This bracelet took years of accumulating natural fancy color Green, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Blue Diamond, Pink Diamond, Diamond

18 Karat Yellow Gold Emerald Garavelli Band Ring
Located in Valenza, IT
18KT Yellow Gold Emerald Garavelli Band RING GOLD gr : 1,70 Emeralds set all around total ct : 0,43 Size: european 53.5 american 6.5 Any different size available as an order with de...
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2010s Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Emerald, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Designer Pearl 18k Gold Brooch by Maurice Brault, 1970s
Located in St. Catharines, ON
Of curved linear design, in 18k gold accented with light blue Murano glass and cultured pearls. 20th century, signed. 4 in. (10.2 cm.) long. Maurice Brault (1930-2018) was a Montr...
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Mid-20th Century Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Pearl, 18k Gold, Gold, Yellow Gold

Large Oval Shaped Vivid Blue Sapphire and Diamond 7.20 Carat 18 Karat Gold Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Magnificent estate large oval cut sapphire is prong set in 18 karat white gold and surrounded by prong-set baguette and round diamonds in a timeless and very elegant cocktail ring se...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, Blue Sapphire, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold, Gold

6.69 Carat Rhodolite Garnet and Diamond Baguette White Gold Engagement Ring
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Sleek and modern! This ring design is part of our Sticks and Stones Collection featuring a sophisticated, rectangular center stone and side stones with a similarly contemporary feel....
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Jewelry & Watches

Materials

White Diamond, Garnet, Rhodolite, Diamond, 18k Gold, Gold, White Gold

18 Karat White Gold Yellow, Green Sapphire Three Ball Chandelier Earrings
Located in Bangkok, TH
18Karat White Gold Yellow, Green Sapphire Three Ball Chandelier Earrings Graduated 3 balls earrings made in 18k Gold.We graduated the color sapphire to show the power of color in g...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, Yellow Sapphire, Green Sapphire, 18k Gold

Seaman Schepps Aquamarine Ring
Located in Boston, MA
The post-war jewelry aesthetic was brash and bold, and no one embodied the spirit of the time more than Seaman Schepps. He capitalized on the desire for dramatic jewels by setting la...
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1940s Retro Vintage Jewelry & Watches

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Aquamarine, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

3ct Emerald Ring in 18ct Yellow Gold
Located in Brisbane, AU
Custom made * Forget me knot style ring featuring a natural 3ct Natural emerald set in 18ct yellow gold Made to order to your finger size contact our designer to hand select your ...
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2010s Artist Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Emerald, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

GIA Certified 6.02 Carat Marquise Shape Fancy Yellow Diamond Cocktail Ring
Located in Antwerp, BE
One of a kind ring handmade in Belgium and handmade the traditional way. ( no casting or printing envolved ) in 18K Yellow & Rose gold 10,8 g. Set with a GIA Certified Fancy Light Ye...
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2010s Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, Yellow Diamond, Pink Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, Yellow Gold

Elegant 9.83 Carat 18 Karat White Gold Art Deco Style Jade and Diamond Earrings
Located in Tustin, CA
Very elegant, ladies 18 karat white gold estate jade and diamond Art Deco style drop earrings feature 212 round brilliant diamonds with the combined approximate total weight of 4.05 ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, Jade, 18k Gold, White Gold

Michael Kneebone Labradorite White Diamond 18k Gold Archaic Style Ring
Located in Austin, TX
Labradorite is featured in this bold archaic style ring. Labradorite was first discovered in the late 1700's in Labrador, Canada. According to Eskimo legend, the northern lights we...
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2010s Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

White Diamond, Labradorite, 18k Gold

Chequered Wide Bangle, Rose Gold, 1939, Hallmarked Birmingham
Located in Canterbury, GB
Our rare vintage 9k rose gold wide hinged hollow bangle features a beautiful chequered design, and is secured by a box and tongue clasp with safety chain. Hallmarked Birmingham, U.K....
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1930s Vintage Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Rose Gold

Ancient Roman Cleopatra Half Coin Pendant in 22ct Yellow Gold and Diamonds
Located in Brisbane, AU
22ct gold ancient roman coin set with diamonds around the outer edge of the coin (FSI diamonds used) Roman emporer side and crocodile representing Cleopatra on the other Original ...
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2010s Artist Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, 22k Gold, Yellow Gold

Very Rare Vintage Rolex Oyster Prima 1925, Original Box & Paperwork, Circa 1925
Located in Canterbury, GB
Rolex invented the first waterproof wristwatch, the Oyster. This is a very early example of such a watch, a reference 1925 and is incredibly rare on its own, but even more so, as it ...
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1920s Vintage Jewelry & Watches

4.90 Carat Diamond 14 Karat White Gold Chandelier Earrings
Located in Hoffman Estate, IL
Cast from 14-karat gold, these stunning earrings are hand set with 4.90 carats of sparkling diamonds. FOLLOW MEGHNA JEWELS storefront to view the latest collection & exclusive piec...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, White Gold

17 Carat Yellow Sapphire and Diamond Harlequin Yellow Gold Door Knocker Earrings
Located in Tustin, CA
Magnificent 18 karat yellow gold "door knocker" dangle style omega lever back earrings for pierced ears have 3 segments hinged together for maximum sparkle through movement. The top...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

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

French, 1925s, Art Deco 5.60 Carat Sapphire Diamonds Platinum Ring
Located in Poitiers, FR
Ring in platinum, dog head hallmark. Beautiful Art Deco ring, totally of the period, it is decorated on its top with a deep blue sapphire. On both sides of the head, on the start of ...
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1920s Art Deco Vintage Jewelry & Watches

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Blue Sapphire, Diamond, White Diamond, Sapphire, Platinum

Large Pear Shaped Natural Persian Turquoise and Diamond 18 Karat Cocktail Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Stunning and totally dazzling, 18 karat white gold natural Persian turquoise and diamond cocktail ring features a 4.06 carat intense "Robins Egg Blue" pear shaped Persian turquoise i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Turquoise, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

6.56ct Cambodian Blue Zircon and Diamond 18kt Ring Made by Cynthia Scott Jewelry
Located in Logan, UT
Zircons of all colors are among my favorite gemstones to work with, and this lively Cambodian Blue Zircon is no exception to that rule. This gemstone was cut to maximize zircon's in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Zircon, Diamond, Blue Zircon, Platinum, 18k Gold, White Gold

Scintillating Pair of 16.34 Carat Vivid Blue Topaz and Diamond 18K Gold Earrings
Located in Tustin, CA
Exquisite pair of estate, oval shaped faceted blue topaz sparkling gemstones are talon prong set in 18 karat white gold and surrounded by 5.26 total carats of round brilliant cut dia...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, White Diamond, Topaz, Blue Topaz, 18k Gold, White Gold

3ct Emerald in Forget Me Knot Ring Platinum and 22ct Yellow Gold
Located in Brisbane, AU
*Custom design to order * Our showstopper 3carat Zambian emerald "Forget Me Knot" ring is smothered in diamonds set in a combination of 22ct yellow gold and platinum with D/Fsi gr...
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2010s Artist Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, Emerald, 22k Gold, Platinum

2.09 Carat Fancy Brown Natural Diamond Engagement Ring
By DGI
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This beauty has a deep Brown/Champagne colored natural Oval Cut Diamond that weighs 1.03 Carats. It is surrounded by 46 Round Cut Diamonds that weigh 0.43 Carats. The clarity and col...
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2010s Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, Brown Diamond, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Diamond Dangle Chandelier Front Back Earrings
Located in New York, NY
A fabulous and grand pair of front back diamond dangle earrings. 16.14 carats of white round brilliant and marquise cut diamonds set in 18k white gold. Impeccably designed, three...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond

2.76 Carat Apatite Diamond Ring 14 Karat White Gold Ring
By DGI
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An amazingly beautiful Apatite set in a beautiful 14 Karat White Gold setting with Diamonds! Apatites are found in various places around the world including Myanmar, Kenya, India, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, Apatite, 14k Gold, White Gold

Magnificent Estate 21.50 Carat Jade and Diamond 18K White Gold Cocktail Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Magnificent and totally dazzling, 18 karat white gold large estate jade and diamond cocktail ring features a beautiful 12.30 carat green jade cabochon stone in the center, surrounded...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, White Diamond, Jade, 18k Gold, White Gold

Diamonds Sapphires Beryls 18 Karat Gold Sterling Silver Green Titanium Earrings
Located in València, ES
This earrings named "Dragon Well Leaf" is one of the pieces from "Oriental Heritage" collection, inspired by my stay in China I was amazed tea plantations in Hangzhou, from those i...
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2010s Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

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Diamond, Yellow Sapphire, Beryl, Yellow Beryl, Sapphire, Gold, Sterling ...

Cartier 18K Yellow Gold Egyptian Horus Falcon Bracelet
Located in New York, NY
Absolutely stunning so special and unique this Egyptian Revival Horus Falcon Diamond Bracelet by Cartier is everything! Made in 18k Yellow Gold with round cut diamonds of approx. 4...
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20th Century Modern Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, Yellow Gold

The Fidget Kinetic 9 Karat Yellow Gold and Enamel Ring
Located in Chertsey, GB
This fidget kinetic ring is truly a labour of love to create a wearable jewel with moving pieces. It's addictive that you want to play with it, to fidget with it. It was inspired b...
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2010s Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold, 9k Gold, Enamel

Rare Royal Blue Tanzanite Diamond Gold Drop Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Gorgeous royal blue color tanzanite and diamond drop earrings. 11.98 carats of tanzanite. 4.70 carats of diamonds. Approx 2.75 inches in length.
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2010s Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Tanzanite, White Diamond, Diamond, 18k Gold

IGI Antwerp Certified 6 Carat Emerald Diamond Ring
Located in Rome, IT
IGI ANTWERP Certified 6 Carat Emerald Diamond Ring
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2010s Modern Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Emerald

Heart Shape Diamond and Ruby Yellow Gold Lever Back Hoop Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Fourteen karats yellow gold heart-shaped hoop drop earrings Two heart shaped ruby weighing 0.80 carat Diamonds weighing 0.23 carats Ruby hue tone color is rose red New Earrings The...
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2010s Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, Ruby, Yellow Gold, Gold, 14k Gold

14k Gold Ring with Sapphire and Tanzanite
Located in Istanbul, TR
14 kt solid gold ring with natural sapphire and tanzanites. September birthstone. December birthstone. Total weight: 1.65 g. Gemstones: Natural sapphire: 1 piece, weight - 0.45 ct, ...
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2010s Modern Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Sapphire, Tanzanite, 14k Gold

Emerald and 1ct White Diamond Toi E Moi Style Ring in Platinum or Gold
Located in Brisbane, AU
Custom made order** Please contact our design to start the stone selection process 3ct Emerald paired with a 1ct GSI white diamond ( we can offer any clarity and colour to suit ot...
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2010s Artisan Jewelry & Watches

Materials

White Diamond, Emerald, Gold, 14k Gold, 18k Gold, 22k Gold, Platinum

Yellow Orange Pink Blue Sapphire Diamond Drop Colourful Gold Earrings For Her
Located in Montreux, CH
Earrings 14K Yellow Gold Blue Sapphire 4-0,14ct Diamond 8-RND 0,3 ct-4/7 Yellow Sapphire 4-0,14 ct 3/2 Pink Sapphire 4-0,14 ct 3/2- Orange Sapphire 4-0,22 ct Tsavorite 4 Weight 6,...
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2010s Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, Blue Sapphire, Pink Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, Yellow Gold

Classic Diamond Drop Earrings
Located in New York, NY
A stunning pair of earrings! Almost 7 carats of sparkle! 6.87 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds set in pear and marquise shaped 18k white gold. The round stones give the...
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21st Century and Contemporary Jewelry & Watches

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold

Diamond Rings, Luxury Watches and Other Antique and Vintage Fine Jewelry and Estate Jewelry

Our love for diamond rings, luxury watches and other antique and vintage fine jewelry and estate jewelry goes back thousands of years.

Jewelry has long been a symbol of spiritual strength, wealth or power and, of course, a means of personal expression. While materials and processes employed by the world’s most popular jewelry housesTiffany & Co., Cartier, BVLGARI and others — have evolved over time, humans still gravitate toward many of the same accessories that our ancestors wore.

Ancient Egyptians were often hard at work designing jewelry and adorning themselves with an array of necklaces, rings and other items, and nearly every Egyptian, rich or poor, was buried with some kind of jewelry. When King Tut’s burial chamber was excavated, it revealed a sense of style that inspired Art Deco jewelry designs.

Brooches and pins remain essentials in our jewelry boxes, although we no longer require them to fasten our garments, as was once their primary use. Rings, which have always been signifiers of eternity, still serve as romantic gifts and tokens of affection. Antique, new and vintage engagement rings, even if it can be difficult to choose the right one, are still widely recognized as symbols of love and commitment. [Fun fact: It wasn’t until the 14th century that we learned how to effectively cut diamonds, a critical step in revealing the stone’s brilliance.]

Hoop earrings are imbued with symbolism and cultural significance for many, and on view in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Ancient Near Eastern Art Gallery is a pair of simple gold hoops from Mesopotamia dating to between 2600 and 2500 B.C. We’ve even created our own new, sacred symbols — the Cartier Love bracelet, for example, with its distinctive locking mechanism, is an understated and modernist symbol of love’s promise (with its own captivating history to boot). And, crafted by French jeweler Jacques Arpels of Van Cleef & Arpels, the Magic Alhambra necklace channels luck for the wearer with its universally adored design, which is informed by four-leaf clovers, a plant synonymous with good fortune.

Whether it’s our sentimental charm jewelry, chunky retro bracelets or minimalist earrings created by the likes of contemporary designers WHITE/SPACE and Agmes, luxurious jewels can elevate any outfit, regardless of your personal style.

Find a wide-ranging collection of authentic antique, new and vintage jewelry today on 1stDibs.

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