Looking to up your antique jewelry IQ? You’d do well to follow Christie’s Jewelry (@christiesjewels). Ostensibly a platform for promoting its upcoming sales, the feed also features stunning, era-defining pieces from previous auctions that go way beyond your average gobstopper diamond ring.
Modern art–meets–statement necklace in this Alexander Calder silver design, made in 1942.
Boules des deux côtés d’un cylindre bangle (1968), in gold, by Belgian sculptor Pol Bury
Raymond Yard Art Deco dress clips, featuring diamonds, sapphires, and carved emeralds (circa 1925)
Eminently collectible gold and enamel bangles by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co.
This Van Cleef & Arpels emerald and diamond necklace (1929) once belonged to an Egyptian princess.
More Deco delights! This enameled Verger Frères bracelet with chinoiserie elements is reversible.