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Estate Jewelry Round Up – May Mayhem

EJRU May Mayhem

May is a month of mayhem for me this year, between the upcoming wedding and all the exciting jewelry events before and after the big day. Thank you for understanding as I try to juggle everything at once.

Jewelry, along with the spring flowers, is out in colorful force, and this week’s Estate Jewelry Round Up strives to show it. Fun, playful wares from the 1960s and 1970s – very au courant right now – are mixed with a few serious pieces, forming a diverse group of jewels great for warm weather festivities. What’s more, any of these would also make for a fabulous gift for Mother’s Day!

Art Nouveau Enamel, Diamond and Gold Brooch (attributed to) Vever, circa 1900s (Macklowe Gallery)

Art Nouveau Enamel, Diamond and Gold Brooch (attributed to) Vever, circa 1900s (Macklowe Gallery)

Chaumet ​18k Gold & Gem-Set 'Creole' Earclips (Betteridge)

Chaumet ​18k Gold & Gem-Set ‘Creole’ Earclips (Betteridge)

Buccellati Citrine Amethyst Lapis Gold Bracelet

Buccellati Citrine Amethyst Lapis Gold Bracelet, circa 1960 (1stdibs)

Coral Turquoise Diamond Gold Tassel Earrings

Coral Turquoise Diamond Gold Tassel Earrings, circa 1960s (Mahnaz Collection via 1stdibs)

Emil Meister Modernist Kunzite Bracelet

Emil Meister Modernist Kunzite Bracelet, circa 1960s (Lawrence Jeffrey)

A Pair of Gold and Diamond Ear Pendants, by Tiffany & Co. (FD Gallery)

A Pair of Gold and Diamond Ear Pendants, by Tiffany & Co. (FD Gallery)

Cartier Rock Crystal Citrine Emerald Gold Owl Brooch

Cartier Rock Crystal Citrine Emerald Gold Owl Brooch, circa 1960 (Sandra Cronan)

1970s Tiffany & Co. Black and Green Onyx Gold Sautoir

1970s Tiffany & Co. Black and Green Onyx Gold Sautoir (Robin Katz)

Art Deco Lapis Lazuli and Diamond Earrings (A La Vieille Russie)

Art Deco Lapis Lazuli and Diamond Earrings, French, circa 1925 (A La Vieille Russie)

Andrew Grima Diamond Gold Brooch

Andrew Grima Diamond Gold Brooch, circa 1968 (Kimberly Klosterman)

Boucheron Gold and Multi-Gem Pendant, circa 1970s (Mahnaz Collection)

Boucheron Gold and Multi-Gem Pendant, circa 1970s (Mahnaz Collection)

Art Deco Lapis Lazuli Diamond Gold Platinum Pendant Earrings

Art Deco Lapis Lazuli Diamond Gold Platinum Pendant Earrings (Fred Leighton)

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