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Antique Moonstone and Diamond Dress Set

An Edwardian 18 karat gold and platinum dress set with moonstones and diamonds. The set has 7 cabochon moonstones with an approximate total weight of 4.10 carats and 86 rose-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .45 carat. The classically-designed cluster cuff links are double-sided with clasped chain connections. The 3 cluster dress studs have gold folding wing backs. Similar pictured in Cuff Links, by Susan Jonas and Marilyn Nissenson, Harry N. Abrams, 1991, page 50 (similar).

Antique Moonstone and Diamond Dress Set

Marsh Mid-20th Century Steel and Pearl Dress Set

A Mid-20th Century patinated steel and gold dress set with cultured pearls by G.T. Marsh. The full dress set is composed of double sided cuff links, three dress studs and two dress buttons. The set is in a square geometric step motif with a pearl at the center. In the original signed Marsh box. G.T. Marsh & Co. was a San Francisco-based Asian art dealer known for their distinctive jewels. As a boy infatuated with Asian culture, George Turner Marsh apprenticed with a Japanese tea merchant, remaining there alone while his Australian family continued on to San Francisco, where they settled. Young George used his time in Yokohama to become conversant in Japanese art and aesthetics, and after re-joining his family, established an Asian art gallery using the expertise he had acquired. During the 1930s, 40s and 50s, his family began designing jewelry based on their interpretation of masterful Japanese metalwork together with the favored gems of the region, jadeite, coral and pearls. The firm''s unique steel jewelry was produced by bluing and sandblasting techniques, which gave the metal its matte finish, an extraordinary base for its sparkling, gleaming gems. "Marsh had a jeweler that worked exclusively for them. He was Italian, but he also liked shotguns and, because of his interest in shotguns, he had an interest in iron and metallurgy and what they did to rifles and shotguns t ... o keep them from rusting. And the Marsh''s jewelry is steel that''s been treated with gun bluing. He sandblasted the steel before he gun blued it, that gives it this marvelous matte finish. And nowadays I don''t think there is anything more chic than the idea of black jewelry where the diamonds and the white gold absolutely pop and these marvelous pearls that he suspended have motion...The firm closed its doors in 2001." Barry Weber on the Antiques Road Show.

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Marsh Mid-20th Century Steel and Pearl Dress Set

Antique Tiffany & Co. Diamond and Gold Cuff Links

A pair of Antique 18 karat gold cuff links with diamonds by Tiffany & Co. The heavy, lozenge-shaped cuff links have 4 old European-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.50 carat, H-I color, VS clarity. Double-sided. With later, signed, Tiffany & Co. box.

Antique Tiffany & Co. Diamond and Gold Cuff Links

Antique Irish Double Sided Gold and Enamel ''Shamrock'' Cuff Links

A pair of Irish Antique 18 karat gold and enamel shamrock cuff links. The double-sided cuff links have detailed enamel depicting shamrocks on the front. The back oval is not enameled.

Antique Irish Double Sided Gold and Enamel ''Shamrock'' Cuff Links

Antique Gold Cuff Links with Garnet

A pair of Antique 14 karat gold cuff links with garnet. The double-sided cuff links have 4 oval cabochon garnets that are framed by a braided design.

Antique Gold Cuff Links with Garnet

Antique Gold Cuff Links with Agate

A pair of Antique 18 karat gold cuff links with agate. The double-sided oval cuff links have brown-black agate with white stripe and approximate total weight of carats.

Antique Gold Cuff Links with Agate

English Antique Gold Cuff Links with Rock Crystal and Enamel

A pair of English Antique 18 karat gold cuff links with rock crystal and enamel. The double-sided cuff links have round rock crystals with reverse-painted blue red and white nautical flags. The rock crystal is surrounded by navy blue and white enamel.

English Antique Gold Cuff Links with Rock Crystal and Enamel

Antique Gold Cuff Links with Garnet

A pair of Antique 18 karat gold cuff links with garnet. The double-sided cuff links have four cabochon garnets with an approximate total weight of carats.

Antique Gold Cuff Links with Garnet