Art Deco jewelry made with the pretty green stone chrysoprase having its own party in your jewelry box or on your wrist.

Engagement ring. 1930s. Art Deco in style.
Engagement ring. 1930s. Art Deco in style. White gold. Marquise shaped chrysoprase in a bezel setting with enamel and filigree. Image ©2019 Brilliant Earth, LLC. Fair use license. via https://www.brilliantearth.com/The-Taya-Ring-14K-White-Gold-BEA12919/
Drop earrings. 1930s. Art Deco in style.
Drop earrings. 1930s. Art Deco in style. Platinum set with chrysoprase, onyx and diamond. Maker not known. Image © 1880 – 2019 Bentley & Skinner (Bond Street Jewellers) Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.bentley-skinner.co.uk/london/jewellery/33833-a-pair-of-art-deco-chrysoprase-onyx-diamond-earrings/
Brooch. ca. 1925. Art Deco in style.
Brooch. ca. 1925. American. Carved chrysoprase and diamond set in platinum. Black Starr and Frost, maker. Stamped by the maker. Image © 2014 Rago Arts. Fair use license. via https://www.ragoarts.com/auctions/2019/06/09/fine-jewelry/1121

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Necklace and brooches with cameos. ca. 1840.
Necklace and brooches with cameos. ca. 1840. Gold and shell. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Fair use license. via https://www.vogue.com/slideshow/museum-of-fine-arts-boston-past-is-present-revival-jewelry-exhibition-photos

 

Illuminations of what the duchess of Bavaria kept in her jewelry box under the love letters from her distant admirers. From the wonderful Jewel Book of the Duchess Anna of Bavaria. Commissioned in 1552, Munich court painter Hans Müelich, illuminator

Image 97. 45r.
Image 97. 45r. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in München. Digitalized by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft . Fair use license. via http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/bsb00006598/images/index.html?id=00006598&groesser=&fip=xdsydenyztsfsdreayaewqweayaxdsydw&no=119&seite=97
Image 62. 27v.
Image 62. 27v. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in München. Digitalized by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft . Fair use license. via http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/bsb00006598/images/index.html?id=00006598&groesser=&fip=xdsydenyztsfsdreayaewqweayaxdsydw&no=119&seite=62
Image 114. 53v.
Image 114. 53v. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in München. Digitalized by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft . Fair use license. via http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/bsb00006598/images/index.html?id=00006598&groesser=&fip=xdsydenyztsfsdreayaewqweayaxdsydw&no=119&seite=114
Image 60. 26v.
Image 60. 26v. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in München. Digitalized by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft . Fair use license. via http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/bsb00006598/images/index.html?id=00006598&groesser=&fip=xdsydenyztsfsdreayaewqweayaxdsydw&no=119&seite=60
Image 14. 3v.
Image 14. 3v. Image © Bayerische Staatsbibliothek in München. Digitalized by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft . Fair use license. via http://daten.digitale-sammlungen.de/bsb00006598/images/index.html?id=00006598&groesser=&fip=xdsydenyztsfsdreayaewqweayaxdsydw&no=119&seite=14

Jewelry mostly in shades of blue designed by Jessie M. King who was one of the Glasgow Girls. Living from 1875 to 1949 she also painted pottery and illustrated children’s books.

Brooch. ca. 1910. Hand-crafted. Silver, amethyst and blue enamel.
Brooch. ca. 1910. Hand-crafted. Silver, amethyst and blue enamel. Designed by King for Liberty and Company. Image © 2019 Victoria Sterling Antique Jewelry. Fair use license. via https://www.victoriasterlingjewelry.com/products/arts-crafts-enamel-amethyst-brooch-pin-jessie-m-king
Brooch.  ca. Silver and enamel.
Brooch. ca. Silver and enamel. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jessie-marion-king/brooch-eow4XWAiqLA_5DHCRaZdPw2
Buckle. 1909.
Buckle. 1909. Silver and enamel. Designed by King for Liberty and Company. Image ©2019 Artnet Worldwide Corporation and Tadema Gallery, London. Fair use license. via http://www.artnet.com/artists/jessie-marion-king/liberty-co-buckle-a-64qSah0AH0rioi5iEmv4_Q2

Animal themed jewelry so you can have an entire menagerie on your coat. From French goldworker Jean-Paul Robin who established the House of Robin in 1824.

Owl brooch. ca. 1875.
Owl brooch. ca. 1875. Gold with diamond eyes. Maker’s mark for Paul Robin, French assay mark. Image © Sothebys 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2010/always-in-style-150-years-of-artistic-jewels-n08626/lot.30.html
Pair of pins with a snake motif. 19th c.
Pair of pins with a snake motif. 19th c. Gold with diamond and ruby eyes. Image © 2019 D. K. Bressler & Company, Inc. and incollect.com. Fair use license. via https://www.incollect.com/listings/jewelry/brooches-and-pins/paul-robin-paul-robin-diamond-and-ruby-snake-pair-of-pins-157624

Beautiful jewelry from the 19th century London firm of Carlo & Arthur Giuliano. Most of it Renaissance Revival in style. Some not.

Pendant in the motif of the Descent of Psyche into Hell
Pendant in the motif of the Descent of Psyche into Hell. 1904. Gold, enamel and gemstones with a pearl and emerald drop. Charles Ricketts, designer (1866-1931). Image © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Fair use license. via https://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/collections/metalwork/93546
Necklace. 1895. Gold with enamel and gems.
Necklace. 1895. Gold with enamel and gems. Image © 2015-2019 Kaleidoscope effect. Fair use license. via https://nasvete.com/glorious-italian-jewellery-designer-carlo-giuliano/a-gold-necklace-with-enamel-and-gems-by-carlo-and-arthur-giuliano-1895/
Diadem. No exact date. Archeological Revival in style.
Diadem. No exact date. Archeological Revival in style. Gold headband with various sized leaves enameled in green. Image © 2019 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Fair use license. via https://doyle.com/auctions/11jl03-important-estate-jewelry/catalogue/302-archeological-revival-gold-and-green-enamel

Jugendstil jewelry for your best girl. Pforzheim, Germany. Made by Levinger & Bissinger around 1900.

Brooch. ca. 1900.
Brooch. ca. 1900. Gilded silver with enamel and garnet. Marked ‘HL’ monogram’‘depose’ & ‘900’. Photo © David Newell-Smith. Image © Tadema Gallery. via http://www.tademagallery.com/jewellery/d/jugendstil-brooch/206237
Brooch. 1900.
Brooch. early 20th c. Marked “JEPOSE” on back. Image courtesy Västerviks Auktionsbyrå, Västervik. © 2011-2019 Auctionet.com. Fair use license. via https://auctionet.com/en/886662-brosch-jepose-levinger-bissinger-heinrich-levinger-1900-talets-borjan/images
Brooch. Early 20th c. Egyptian Revival. Enamel and pearl.
Brooch. Early 20th c. Egyptian Revival. Silver, plique-a-jour enamel and pearl. Maker’s mark for Henrick Levinger. Image © 2007–2019 Auctions Online USA Ltd. Fair use license. via