Our Favorite Estate Jewelry for the Holidays
Our Favorite Estate Jewelry for the Holidays

Some like jewelry as an accent and others want a piece that tells a story. Vintage jewelry from estates gets a whole new life, and holiday parties are a great time to bring them out.  

Here are some that are enchanting and sure to start a fascinating conversation:

Green gemstone earrings

These earrings with tourmaline and diamonds are held afloat with 18-karat yellow gold. The tourmaline weight a total of 6-carats and 6 tube set full cut diamonds weigh a total of 1.20 total carats.

Red gemstone necklace

The center of this pendant is a profound 1.40-carat oval ruby. Around that are another 9 rubies weighing 0.60 total carats, and 19 old rose cut diamonds weighing 0.88 total carats, held on a 16-inch yellow gold chain. You can almost hear elegant music playing from the time gone by.

Green and red gemstone ringGreen gemstone ring

This heart-shaped ruby and emerald ring is exactly why the expression “they don’t make ‘em like that anymore” was created. This 18-karat gold ring has a heart-shaped ruby weighing 0.90 carats, a heart-shaped emerald weighing 1.00 carats, and 44 full-cut diamonds weighing 0.90 total carats.

One can only imagine the night these art deco diamond earrings were first worn. Now they are ready to make a triumphant return. Made with platinum and 18-karat gold, they feature 4 Old European cut diamonds weighing 0.60 total carats and 60 single cut diamonds weighing 0.65 total carats.

Another from the art deco era is this platinum filigree pyramid ring. The eye is immediately drawn to the 2.32 carat emerald cut emerald in the center. You then see an orbit of 6 square cut emeralds, weighing 0.45 total carats and 38 twinkling square diamonds weighing approximately 0.55 total carats.