Jewels by period

Discover our selection of jewelry by period, from the 18th to the 21st century. At the beginning of the 20th century, the Art Nouveau style ended and gave way to geometrical and reasonable shapes. After the curves, it is the Art Deco jewels that adorn the world. Diamonds, onyx, platinum, brooches and lapel clips adorned the outfits of women who wore less jewelry, but those that remained were of fine quality. The ears are adorned with diamonds, transformable jewelry.

After the war and the short period of Art Deco jewelry here is the Retro period. It is also the full period of modernism in architecture and decorative arts. Platinum disappeared from the frames. The jewelry is loaded with large stones, yellow gold has the beautiful part. Cocktail rings appeared on the hands. We go up in height and jewelers make more imposing pieces. Bracelets and tank rings inspired by tanks are in fashion in the 40s and 50s.

And then here are the 60s, place to color, to emancipation. Gold is dripping, it’s the return of sapphires and rubies in the sets. Artists start to make jewelry, Dali creates a whole collection. In this second half of the 20th century new materials are tried: plexiglass, resin, bakelite, metal, wood… The jewels of the 20th century are extremely rich in forms and styles. There is bound to be one to please you.


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  • Wheat ear brooch by Suzanne BelperronWheat ear brooch by Suzanne Belperron New


    Suzanne Belperron wheat ear brooch in 18 karat (750) yellow gold. Brooch representing an ear of wheat, set at the base with three cabochons of peridot in a closed setting. Suzanne Belperron brooch, circa 1945.

    Eagle head hallmark and Groené et Darde goldsmith’s hallmark.

    Dimensions: 81 x 27 mm

    Note: 18 karat rose gold pin with safety clasp.
    Condition : lower part later modified

    Weight: 17.70 gr

    This brooch is sold with a certificate from Olivier Baroin dated June 3, 2023, attesting to its authenticity.

    *The antique box is not sold with the jewel*

  • Antique paste turquoise imitation necklace New

    Antique costume necklace with rhinestones and imitation blue stones. Fancy metal necklace composed of large oval elements set with imitation turquoise cabochons and imitation diamond rhinestones. Jewelry from the 30s and 40s. “Costume jewelry” was very fashionable at the time, as precious metals were requisitioned for the war effort. Cost-effective adornment with rhinestones and silver (or gold, a few years later) metal.

    Length: 40 cm

    Element size : 6 x 3.5 cm

    Weight : 98.86 gr

  • collier chaine maille en orgold chain necklace New

    Large Italian chain in 18 karat yellow gold (750). Flat oval link chain with lobster clasp. Vintage chain necklace, circa 1970, Italy.

    Hallmark 750 and Vicenza province hallmark.

    Length: 42.5 cm
    Width: 6 mm

    Condition: fine wear scratches

    Weight : 21.51 gr

  • bague jarretière ancienne du poitoubague régionale en or et platine New

    Victorian diamond ring in 18 karat (750) rose gold and platinum. Antique ring set with seven rose-cut diamonds in a platinum setting. The ring is simple and undecorated. Antique French ring, probably from Poitou, circa 1900.

    Owl and mascaron hallmark (French state hallmark for 18-karat gold and platinum).

    Finger size: 54 EU or 6.75 US (can be changed)

    Total estimated diamond weight: 0.20 carat

    Condition: scratches from use

    Weight : 1.69 gr

    *The antique box is not sold with the jewel*

  • victorian french enamel necklacecollier grenats émail noir en argent New

    Victorian drapery garnet necklace in 800 thousandths silver. Nineteenth-century necklace, alternating black enamel elements with white polka dots, forming knotted ribbons, and filigree elements. The necklace is set with cabochon-cut oval faceted garnets. In the center of the composition, two girandole motifs adorned with garnets and fine pearls. Round clasp adorned with a garnet. Antique necklace, mid-19th century, France.

    Boar’s head hallmark (French state hallmark for 800 silver) and illegible goldsmith’s hallmark.

    Length: 44 cm

    Conditions: at the back, on the last filigree motif, a tassel is missing. Small enamel chips.

    Weight: 42.54 gr

    *The antique box is not sold with the jewel*

  • Chaine ancienneChaine vintage en or New

    Vintage chain in 18 karat yellow gold (750). Fine rectangular link chain measuring 49 centimeters. Preowned chain, France.

    Eagle head hallmark and 750 hallmark (French state hallmark for 18 karat gold).

    Length : 49 cm

    Weight : 2.58 gr

  • Médaille d'amour Augismédaille Augis ancienne en or New

    Antique Augis love medal “plus qu’hier moins que demain” in 18-karat (750) yellow gold. Of round shape. The “+” sign is highlighted by a rose-cut diamond, the “-” sign by two synthetic rubies. The medal is surrounded by a laurel frieze punctuated by fleurons. The pendant features a quotation from a letter from Rosmonde Gérard, the poetess, to her love Edmond Rostand, the author of Cyrano de Bergerac: “For, you see, every day I love you more, Today more than yesterday and much less than tomorrow”. Inspired by these two lovers, Alphonse Augis used these verses in his “médailles d’amour”, condensing them into “+ qu’hier – que demain”. French antique medal from the 20th century, Augis, circa 1930.

    Eagle head hallmark, Augis goldsmith hallmark, signed A.A, “Déposé” mark on reverse.

    Height with setting: 25 mm

    Diameter: 15.2 mm
    Condition: a few scratches from use

    Weight : 2.48 gr

  • Stern pendant in goldStern signed pendant New

    Stern topaz pendant in 18 karat yellow gold (750). Pendant by H.Stern set with a large faceted oval-cut blue topaz. The topaz is set by four claws on a yellow gold mount. The jewel’s clasp can be opened at the back to adorn the chain of your choice. Vintage pendant from the 60’s, H.Stern is the first jeweler in Brazil and South-America.

    Stern hallmark, 750, MG923, star

    Dimensions: 17 x 10 mm

    Estimated topaz weight: 4.87 carats

    Weight : 4.42 gr

    *The antique gold chain is not sold with the jewel*

  • chaine ancienne en orchaine ancienne en or New

    Antique gold chain in 18 karat pink gold (750). Antique gold chain with a flat link and interlacing motif.Circa 1900, France.

    Eagle head hallmark (French State hallmark for 18 karat gold).

    Length: 45 cm

    Note: yellow gold clasp

    Weight : 4.85 gr

  • flower giardinetti gold ring pastegiardinetti paste ring in gold

    Romantic Giardinetti ring in 18k yellow gold and silver. Antique ring with a motif of a flower basket, set with colored rhinestones (green, red, and blue) and marcasites. The gold ring of the ring is later than the basket. Late 19th-century jewel, in the romantic spirit of 18th-century rings.

    Finger size: 56 EU or 7.75 US (resizable)

    Dimensions of the chaton: 19 x 18 mm

    Condition: Modified ring, scratches from use

    Weight: 3.54 gr

    Learn more: Giardinetti rings, or “Little Gardens” in English, appeared in the late 17th century. In the 18th century, the naturalistic trend charmed goldsmiths, leading to the creation of many pieces adorned with floral and animal motifs, especially insects. Giardinetti rings often appear as bouquets of flowers and foliage tied with a ribbon or in the form of a bouquet in a small basket. Highly prized in the mid-18th century, they were mostly made of gold and silver, and sometimes in metal adorned with rhinestones.

  • bracelet style hermes en or18k gold chain bracelet

    Vintage flexible bracelet in 18 karat yellow gold (750). The bracelet is composed of three rows of chains connected by tricolor gold elements. The piece is adorned with a setting of blue glass cabochons and a hollow gold ring. Created around 1990, France.

    Eagle head hallmark (poinçon d’État français pour l’or 18 karats)

    Wrist circumference: 18 cm
    Maximum width: 15 mm

    Note: Safety chain

    Condition: Scratches from use

    Weight: 19.67 gr

  • Pre-owned aquarius medal pendantAquarius gold medal

    Aquarius astrological pendant in 18 karat rose gold. Circular pendant with the Aquarius zodiac sign. On the front, it is inscribed with “January February”, featuring the Aquarius symbol, surrounded by all astrological symbols. On the reverse, it is engraved with “NICE Sept. 59-60 FE CP”. Vintage pendant, circa 1960, France.

    Eagle head hallmark (French hallmark for 18-karat gold).

    Dimensions (including the bail): 23 x 15 mm

    Condition: Scratches from use

    Weight: 1.24 gr