It’s an exciting and stressful time for this lady. To tick one item off of her To-Do list, here are some ideas for her “something old.” Or, her “something borrowed” if you can’t bear to part with it yourself (wink!)
The diamond bangle
This gold and diamond bangle is the pinnacle of Old World elegance. 14k white gold filigree work extends from a center old European cut diamond, and tiny, twinkling old cut diamonds dot the navette-shaped open work. As was the standard when this bracelet was made (c.1900), any part that touches the skin was fashioned in yellow gold.
The navette brooch
Lovely Edwardian silver wire work is exemplary of this time period. The brooch glitters with rose cut diamonds around a central, horizontal design of bezel-set old European cut diamonds.
The sparkly dangles
I can’t believe it’s not diamonds! These dancing dangle earrings are set with faceted glass “paste” stones, an antique diamond simulant. Made in the romantic Belle Époque era around the turn-of-the-century, the pastes are set in silver with 14k gold shepherd’s hooks. A beautiful addition to a bridal suite of jewels.
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