pendants


November 24, 2020

2.60ct. tw. VS-H diamond & sapphire Art Deco pendant/brooch 9.1gr. Birks documents/box $5,530.00 CAD. e13312

It’s not often that we encounter a piece that leaves us speechless but here we are. This is one of the more significant examples of Art Deco jewellery we’ve been able to offer in our estate department for some time. We’ve taken some time getting to this piece because it is impossible to summarize. We’ve said before that pieces light up with the slightest movement but with this piece it’s on fire standing still. Honestly, the 63 antique diamonds are that vibrant. Together they equal an estimated 2.60 carats of high VS-H quality, fully documented on a 2002 appraisal from Birks. The narrow rows of custom cut blue sapphires are an early form of flame fusion synthetic, fairly common practice for that period. The true wonder in this 60mm x 25mm pendant lies in its intricate workmanship. Detailed filigree, delicate millgrain edges, and deep reliefs cover every surface. The platinum pendant has a hinged bail that can fold down and away for conversion to a brooch. It came to us strung on a 10 karat white gold double cable link chain with antique spring ring catch. We can’t confirm the master piece was originally from Birks but it was briefly left with them on consignment sale and it came to us with a period correct Birks box and paperwork stating an estimated value of $10,000.00. Our estate price for this 100 year old showpiece $5,530.00 CAD. Stock #e13312.


November 22, 2020

0.25ct. I1-H diamond pendant & necklace 3.7gr. 14kt. $700.00 CAD. e11870

Diamond sliders are so classic they can be paired with anything. Done in brightly rhodium plated 14 karat white gold the bezel results in a seamless transition from fiery brilliance to a mirror finished shine. Bezel frames create the appearance of a much larger diamond, not that this diamond is anything to turn your nose at. With a high cut grade the 0.25ct diamond easily makes the most of its I1-GH quality, showing almost eye clean with a series of small reflected white crystal inclusions. The 7.8mm diameter pendant is strung on a heavier 18 inch long wheat link chain. Together the 14 karat necklace weighs in at 2.59 grams and is accompanied by a Harold Weinstein Ltd. Jewellery Appraisal with an estimated replacement value of $1,650.00 CAD. Our estate price for the like new necklace is $700.00 CAD. Stock #e11870.

 


November 19, 2020

Custom made vintage citrine pendant 38.26 carats 31gr. 14kt. gold $2,200.00 CAD. e13410

I don’t really know when the bark finish fell out of favor (maybe the late 80’s) but we’re bringing it back! If I were to guess I would say this 47mm x 36mm pendant was inspired by sycamore or scots pine. It’s been hand carved in a heavy and realistic relief from warm 14 karat yellow gold. The bite of this pendant is the huge 38.26 carat emerald cut citrine, just a shade more yellow than the gold that houses it. The 31 gram pendant is equipped with a hidden double bail large enough to accommodate most chains. Estate price $2,200.00 CAD. Stock #e13410.


4.3gr. 14kt princess cut diamond pendant/chain 0.30ct. VS2-I $770.00 CAD. e10734

Clean and tailored design square bezel setting with princess cut diamond. A little more thought and effort was given when this pendant was put together. Instead of a simple one piece casting with rhodium enhanced areas, the pendant has been assembled from 2 sections. One part made in white gold and the other made from yellow gold. It’s a little more difficult and definitely more expensive making jewellery from multiple sections but the results are more flattering, longer lasting, more sophisticated and generally just better looking. The square, flat edged pendant contains a very good quality VS2-I princess cut diamond. Only a thin bezel covers the diamond edges allowing as much sparkle as possible while making it look much larger than the estimated 0.30 carat weight would suggest. The pendant is suspended from a square section 14 karat yellow gold foxtail chain measuring 17 inches in length. Freshly polished and looking like new the pendant/necklace are estate priced as a set for $770.00 CAD. Stock #e10734.


November 17, 2020

14 karat gold diamond cross 17.7gr. 0.50ct. tw. I1-J $1,680.00 CAD. e7850

e7850 diamond crossThis is a large and heavy pendant measuring just under 6cm in height weighing 17.7 grams. The yellow and white gold design appears hand made and tests approximately 14 karat gold. The large hinged bail is big enough to hold all but the heaviest chain you may have. 36 round brilliant cut diamonds decorate the centre and have an estimated total weight of 0.50 carats with a average quality of I1-J. Estate priced at $1,680.00 CAD. Stock #e7850.


November 15, 2020

14kt. gold stone set cross pendant & chain 6.3gr. $420.00 CAD. e7175

Whether you look at this as a religious symbol or just an attractive pendant with an interesting shape it’s hard to deny it looks pretty cool. The modified cross pendant measures just over 2cm x 2cm (excluding bail) and is suspended from a good weight 16 inch fox tail chain with lobster catch. The 8 bead set cubic zirconia show great contrast with the sky blue imitation turquoise. Pendant and chain weigh a combined 6.3 grams and are estate priced at $420.00. From the condition of this piece I don’t think it was worn any more than a few times. Stock #e7175.

 


18kt. white gold heart shaped pendant $350.00 3.9gr. e9002

 e9002 Cubic zirconia pendant 18kt.The time involved in assembling an item like this can significantly affect the price. There are close to 200 tiny cubic zirconia stones (imitation diamonds) used in the construction. Each and every one of the 1.3mm diameter faceted stones have been set by hand. Assuming each stone takes a couple minutes to set, that’s about a full work day of assembly time alone. Luckily this is an estate item and the original labor cost has already been paid for by someone else. Despite not using genuine diamonds, this is a high quality piece made from 18 karat gold with a finished weight of 3.9 grams. The pendant measures almost 1.5 inches from bail to point. Made from 4 separate sections with 3 joints that allow the inner hearts to move around sparkling just like high quality diamonds. In fact cubic zirconia actually have a bit more dispersion than a genuine diamond making big ones fairly easy to spot as imitations. Tiny ones like this are actually quite hard to tell apart from diamonds and in most cases actually look better and brighter than most average quality diamonds. Estate priced at $350.00 (chain not included). Stock #e9002.


November 12, 2020

10kt. gold hand engraved locket 10gr. Canadian made Burkhardt $770.00 CAD. e13669

Hand engraving is a dying art rapidly being replaced by more accurate and efficient machine engraving. But with that machine precision you lose the individuality of hand-worked gold. The engraver who sat at the heart shaped canvas probably worked on hundreds of these and I’d bet no two are identical. Spend some time with the intricate floral pattern that spans this 31.4mm x 30.0mm heart and you can see all the tiny imperfections that prove its man made nature. The puffed locket is in fact Canadian made by Burkhardt, a now extinct jewellery manufacturer known for their hand engraving. The locket is in fantastic shape, featuring a heavy oversized ring bail capable of accommodating most chains. It currently hangs from an 18 inch long Singapore link chain with spring ring catch. The entire piece is made from 10 karat yellow gold with a substantial weight of 10 grams. Estate priced at $770.00 CAD. Stock #e13669.


November 11, 2020

7.00ct. amethyst & diamond (0.15ct.tw. SI-HI) pendant 14kt. 6gr. $840.00 CAD. e13712

Amethyst is one of those gemstones that naturally forms in large gem quality crystals, allowing for statement making sizes. This 7.02 carat emerald cut amethyst is a pure purple when viewed in person, showing bold orchid coloured flashes. The 14 x 10mm gem has been set into a 14 karat wire work basket graced with an oversized heavyweight fixed bail. That 2.9mm wide bail is both fashion and function. Its size makes it appropriate for almost any chain. Its heavy gauge ensures a long life of standing up to the saw-like edge of a chain sliding back and forth. The fashion advantage is of course the row of bright round brilliant cut diamonds! Together they equal approximately 0.15 carat and really add a level of elegance to the royal purple amethyst. The pendant is strung on an 18 inch long flattened curb link chain that shines brightly during wear. Estate price $840.00 CAD. Stock #e13712.


18kt. cross pendant 6.8gr., 32mm x 63mm $770.00 CAD. e13654.

Two crosses for the price of one! This cross is a take on the Celtic cross with a Cross Pattee hidden within its nimbus. Both are from the Middle Ages (5th and 6th century). This dual cross face is covered over in delicate hand engraved branches and leaves. Turn the pendant over and the Cross Pattee is replaced by a filigree flower back by a matte stippled texture to make the high polished cell edges pop. The cross weighs in at 6.8 grams of top quality 18 karat yellow gold and measures 63mm x 32mm including its high polished medium sized bail. Estate price $770.00 CAD. Stock #e13654.


0.20ct. I1-J diamond pendant with new Italian chain 1.7gr. $347.00 CAD. e11342

This puffed up diamond slider pendant has had a bit of an identity crisis. The rim around the diamond and the inside of the pendant are rhodium plated. I’d hazard a guess someone felt they’d like it to be white instead of yellow and rhodium plated it to achieve that look. That technique isn’t effective for changing the colour of a yellow gold ring as the plating wears off quickly with regular wear. But as a pendant it would be a pretty long lasting change, and if you ever changed your mind you could polish it off. That was the case with this pendant as it came in with its rhodium removed. We’ve left it with that warm colour as we feel it makes the 0.20 carat I1-J round brilliant cut center pop. The hefty 1.7 gram slider is accompanied by a new cable link Italian made 14 karat white gold chain. Estate price $347.00 CAD. Stock #e11342.


November 9, 2020

Climbing panther pendant 14 karat gold 15.6 grams $1,020.00 CAD. e13338

We always hear praise when people pick up their repaired jewellery about how how shiny it is and that it looks like new again. It is impressive the difference a simple polish can make. This before/after panther is the perfect illustration. It was so heavily oxidized that we thought it was almost pink until we polished it and the yellow started showing through. The panther certainly looks more fierce when its shiny! Its been fluidly carved to appear as though it were climbing its wearer. The pendant makes a retro statement thanks to its warm 14 karat hue and as proof of quality weighs in at 15.6 grams. Estate price $1,020.00 CAD. Stock #e13338.


November 7, 2020

Crazed 2.00ct. opal & diamond pendant (0.33ct. tw. SI-HI) on 16″ chain, 8.6gr. 10kt. $400.00 CAD. e13664

According the The Gemological Institute of America the composition of opal can contain trace amounts of water. “If an opal loses moisture, it can lead to crazing: a fine network of cracks that resembles a spider’s web. The moisture loss can be caused by heat or excessive dryness, or by exposure to bright light or direct sunlight.” The oval cabochon cut 2.00 carat opal in this pendant exhibits the classic crazed pattern across the entire surface, displayed as a curved line from 10:00 o’clock to 2:00. Most gem experts agree than opal should never be cleaned in an ultrasonic cleaner as the aggressive nature of these machines can damage or even break an otherwise perfect condition opal. For our customer’s opals we would never risk cleaning them in our ultrasonic cleaner. This opal pendant was traded in by a long time client of ours who never even noticed the crazing. There is a good chance it has had this condition for many years or even decades. Its crazed state appears stable and mostly goes unnoticed except under close investigation. As a measure of quality assurance we decided to expose the opal to our ultrasonic cleaner. We figured we had nothing to lose should it get worse or completely crack. After leaving it in our high temperature ultrasonic cleaning machine for well over 24 hours the opal looks exactly the same as it did before, although now it’s spotlessly clean. We’ve attached no value to the opal in our pricing of this pretty pendant. The opal is surrounded by 26 round brilliant cut diamonds totaling an estimated weight of 0.33 carat and of good SI-HI quality. The pendant is suspended by a light 16 inch curb link chain. Total weight of pendant is 8.6 gram. Estate price $400.00 CAD. e13664.


November 6, 2020

0.20ct.tw. I1-1 diamond circle pendant 17mm, 18″ chain 2.8gr. 14kt. $600.00 CAD. e13754

Asymmetry is a rising trend in jewellery and we couldn’t be happier! The off balanced aesthetic creates this exciting visual tension that draws the eye in. That effect is heightened with this circle pendant thanks to its open under-gallery that allows the chain to be strung in a handful of different ways. By simply adjusting the position of the diamond crescent you can transform the entire look of the pendant. The 9 graduated round brilliant cut diamonds are of I1-I quality and come together for an estimated weight of approximately 0.20 carats. The 16.7mm circle tapers dramatically from 2.7mm to 1.35mm wide. The 14 karat white gold circle hangs from an 18 inch cable link chain with a spring-ring catch. Estate price $600.00 CAD. Stock #e13754.


November 1, 2020

Mother of pearl & diamond pendant earring set 0.33ct. tw. 28.6gr. 18kt. $3,150.00 CAD. e10772

This has got to be the most elegant “dog tag” style pendant we’ve ever had come through our estate department. We see them pretty often in silver and occasionally in 10 or 14 karat gold, but never have we had one made from rich premium 18 karat Italian gold. The pendant measures 30mm x 19mm, containing 10 iridescent hand cut mother of pearl inlaid sections along with 14 bead set single cut diamonds of high VS-GH quality. The pendant is integrated into an 18 inch flexible bar link necklace. Every joint and pivot point throughout the necklace look like new showing no wear of any kind. Accompanying the necklace is a pair of matching clip on earrings. The earrings are equipped with strong spring loaded backs. If you have pierced ears we can easily convert them using the original hinged spring backs and welding on new 18 karat gold posts. Much thought has been given to the design and manufacture of this set. The earring backs have used 18 karat white gold to form the friction sections because of its superior spring quality compared to yellow gold. This set was made as exercise in high quality design as nice as any jewellery available. Between the earrings and pendant there are 50 small single cut diamonds that total an estimated 0.33 carats. The earrings and pendant weigh close to 1 full troy ounce at 28.6 grams. They are being sold as a set only for the estate price of $3,150.00 CAD. Stock #e10772.


13.7gr. tw. 21 carat hand made synthetic ruby pendant 14K $750.00 CAD. e13243

The 1970s aesthetic is summed up aptly as a study of contradictions. It was the transition decade between tree hugging hippies and tech empowered yuppies. This 44.8mm long by 24.6mm wide pendant is the epitome of the decade. Its handmade 14 karat yellow gold frame evokes ancient Egypt which was a popular motif for the time. The piece is built around an over sized 21 carat synthetic ruby in a deep blood red. The extra large bail makes the pendant suitable for any chain but if you want to be true to the era it should be worn on something extra long, draped over a flowing peasant blouse. Estate price for this vintage piece $750.00 CAD. Stock #e13243.


October 31, 2020

10kt. gold RVH charms. 100% of sales donated to hospital in your name $100.00 each. e13523

If you are from the Barrie area you should recognize this logo. The Royal Victoria Hospital has been serving Barrie and area since the late 1800s. This history lesson is an excerpt from www.simcoe.com.

Starting as a simple cottage when Canada was just 30 years old, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre has transformed to an almost 1-million-square-foot, state-of-the-art regional health centre.

RVH — or the Barrie General Hospital as it was originally called — got its humble start back in 1891 when a group of women banded together to build the town’s first hospital. With $1,100, raised through donations and a bazaar, a four-bed cottage hospital was built on Duckworth Street.

The tiny hospital couldn’t keep pace and in 1897 the 13-bed Royal Victoria Hospital — named to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee — was built on High Street in downtown Barrie.

That same year, the Royal Victoria Hospital School of Nursing was established and went on to become one of the province’s leading nursing schools until it closed in 1968.

Soon the hospital was too small for Barrie’s growing population, and in 1903 a new 35-bed hospital was built on Ross Street, across from Queen’s Park. The hospital was constructed and furnished for $20,000.

As Barrie boomed, RVH continued to expand, growing to 315 beds by the late ’60s. In 1985 a new 16-bed critical care unit was also added to the Ross Street site.

But it still wasn’t big enough.

The century-old facility was woefully inadequate to meet the needs of the region, and to provide modern, high-tech health care.

In 1997, following an ambitious $15-million fundraising campaign, the long-awaited new hospital was opened on Georgian Drive at a total cost of $125 million.

Yet within a decade, the region’s explosive population growth meant RVH was again bursting at the seams.

In 2012, RVH completed a massive expansion — one of the largest capital projects in the region’s history — with a price tag of $450 million which included the Simcoe Muskoka Regional Cancer Centre.

At the same time, the facility changed its name to Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) to reflect its significant regional role.

“Despite the staggering changes in our 120 year history, RVH has never lost sight of its top priority — our patients. It’s not just about delivering safe, high-quality care. It’s about ensuring we deliver patient-centred care,” says Janice Skot, RVH president and CEO.     “We must make sure our patients and their families are listened to; are respected; have clear, honest, accurate information from all members of their health care team; and are supported emotionally. It’s how we would all want to be treated.”

When the original RVH opened back in 1897, a local newspaper wrote, “Barrie has indeed much to be proud of in possessing one of the prettiest and most up-to-date hospitals in Canada.”

Barrie has been one of Canada’s fastest growing communities for many years, RVH has struggled its entire existence meeting the needs of Barrie and area. During this especially challenging time your local hospital needs the community support now more than ever. RVH is critically important to us and the RVH foundation is a charity Bill Le Boeuf Jewellers proudly supports. These cute little RVH charms recently arrived in our estate department and their timing could not be better. Each charm is well crafted from 10 karat yellow gold, each weighs just over 1 gram and measures 12.3mm x 6.0mm. They make great little pendants or a thoughful addition to any charm bracelet. We thought it would be a great idea to use these pendants as a small fundraising opportunity. We will be donating 100% of the proceeds in the purchaser’s name to the RVH foundation. This is a tax-deductible charitable donation you can apply to your 2020 income tax. The Bill Le Boeuf Jewellers family owes a great deal to the RVH and our community. These charms are a small part of our ongoing commitment to both. We only have 3 available so don’t wait too long. Our hospitals continue to need help now more than ever. $100.00 each plus sales tax.

Only 1 left.

 


1.20ct. VS2-D GIA diamond halo pendant 14kt. gold, 1.40ct. tw. $12,650.00 CAD. e8147

Take a good look because they don’t come by very often. “D” colour diamonds are exceptionally rare, especially if that D rating comes from the most trusted name in the diamond industry. The diamond was certified by the Gemological Institute of America with the highest possible colour rating. The full report can be viewed at GIA. The VS2 clarity grade with no fluorescence really makes this one sparkle. The extra length of a pear shape makes the diamond appear much bigger than the actual weight of 1.20 carats. With measurements of 9.64mm x 5.83mm x 3.59mm, this pear shape puts down a much bigger footprint than most average cut overly deep examples with similar weight. The diamond is currently set in a new 14 karat white gold halo cluster setting assembled with 0.20 carats of high quality (VS-F) Canadian diamonds. The setting is available separately for $1,150.00.  Diamond by itself is estate priced at $11,500.00 CAD. Stock #e8147.


October 29, 2020

1.00ct. tw. VS-G diamond pendant 18kt., 4.0gr., 16″, Martin & Co. UK $3,600.00 CAD. e13666.

To have a Royal Warrant from the Queen of England is no small thing, especially when it came from Queen Victoria in 1838. Martin & Co. of Cheltenham may not be a familiar name to you but they’ve been a high end mainstay in Britain for 214 years. Their pieces occasionally make their way across the pond but not as frequently as we’d like. This particular example is what we would call a trinity diamond pendant but in English is called a trilogy. We’ll have to file that one away for future use because it is much more appropriate when the diamonds graduate as they here; building on each other as they would a trilogy of books. Each actually overlaps its former slightly to create an uninterrupted line of brilliance. The Trilogy equals a perfect 1.00 carta combined weight of high VS-G quality. The 18 karat white gold that holds the diamonds has been brightly rhodium plated, helping it blend in. The pendant is strung from a “angle filed trace chain” of equally bright rhodium plated 18 karat white gold, measuring 18 inches long, and secured with an oversized lobster clasp and jump ring end for easy fastening. The pendant is housed in a charming purple and gold trimmed vintage inspired box. It is accompanied by its original rope handle bag, receipt sleeve, insurance document, and receipt showing a retail price of £3,070.00 British Pounds, less a £3,70.00 Pound discount for “Privilege Customer”. The current exchange rate would equal $5,214.16 CAD but the Pound was much stronger when this was originally purchased in 2011. Our estate price $3,600.00 CAD. Stock #e13666.


October 28, 2020

18kt. 8.2gr. pearl cross pendant on leather cord necklace. $840.00 CAD. e12249

After taking a deep dive into medieval and Celtic crosses we have come to the conclusion that this cross is not sure what it is. In truth it seems to be some sort of blend, a mix of Celtic cross, Bolnisi cross, and Thor’s cross. We’ll leave it to you to attach meaning and spirituality to this unique symbol. Regardless of you’re religious leanings it is an impressive piece, made of a solid 8.2 grams of top quality 18 karat yellow gold. The hammered texture and the large mabe pearl really adds to the 16th century feel. Though a modern make you can imagine the pendant sitting around the neck of some courtier. To stick to the trend of the time we’ve hung it from a brand new 18 inch long black leather cord with super strong 14 karat yellow gold lobster clasp. Estate price for this old world pendant $840.00 CAD. Stock #e12249.


1.00ct. tw. diamond pendant I1-HI on 20 inch chain $1,260.00 CAD. e9423

e9423 1.00ct. total weight diamond pendantHow can you go wrong with a little bling on a plunging neckline. These three diamond clusters are all hinged providing a little extra movement when worn. 21 diamonds total an estimated 1.00 carat in weight and are set in a very clever method. The 6 outside smaller diamonds overlap the larger centre diamond allowing it to be secured without any prongs that would otherwise limit some of the brilliance. This setting style will have onlookers convinced you’re wearing 3 large single stones rather than 3 clusters.e9423 diamond pendant It’s safe, secure, and a much cleaner look than the typical clusters you’ve seen before. The round brilliant diamonds are very well matched. They’re bright, white little sparklers with I1 clarity and HI colour grades. Pendant section is constructed from 14 karat white gold and measures a little over an inch in length. A 20 inch 10 karat white gold curb link necklace is included. If you wish, a different style or length could be exchanged if 20 inches is a little long for your taste. Total weight of chain and pendant is 4.0 grams. Set is estate priced at $1,260.00 CAD. Stock #e9423.


October 21, 2020

14 karat custom made cross 7.6 grams $560. CAD. e10040

e10041-14-karat-custom-cross-pendantMany people only consider custom making a piece of jewellery when shopping for a unique engagement ring or wedding band, but custom work can be any number of pieces. Some of the most rewarding pieces we make start with a customer’s simple sketch on a scrap of paper. As our customers are not professionally trained jewellery illustrators the sketch rarely reflects the image they see in their heads. Our goldsmiths and designers work with them to flush out their design and the results are just as thrilling for us as they are for our customer. This 60.0mm long by 38.6mm wide Celtic inspired cross was a spare in a series we made and was subsequently traded back making it a brand new, never worn addition to our estate department. A welcome addition as the 7.6 gram 14 karat yellow gold cross is very well made (if we do say so ourselves), equipped with a substantial bale strong enough to last a lifetime of constant wear. Estate price $560.00 CAD. Stock #e10040.


14kt. 0.50ct. tw. SI2-I1-I diamond pendant & necklace 16″ 5.0gr. 25mm $980.00 CAD. e13159

A circle pendant with an antique twist! The edges of this 25.9mm circle slider have been accented with two delicate rows of millgrain. The 33 round brilliant cut diamonds set into that decorative trim are all of SI2-I1-I quality and equal an estimated 0.50 carats. The 14 karat white gold pendant weighs in at 5 grams on the button and swings freely from a 16 inch yellow gold box chain. Estate price $980.00 CAD. Stock #e13159.


October 19, 2020

0.75ct. tw. SI-JK diamond heart pendant with 18″ necklace 2.9gr. $900.00 CAD. e13323

Simple, classic heart shaped diamond pendant. The 16 round brilliant cut diamonds weigh an estimated 0.75 carats in total. The 14 karat yellow gold pendant is suspended on an 18 inch light rope chain. The total weight is 2.9 grams. Usually this popular style pendant is set with more albeit smaller diamonds. While this one is only set with 16 stones the average size is close to double the average, resulting in so much more sparkle. The diamond quality average at SI-JK produces quite the display for only $840.00. That’s only $52.50 per diamond. Stock #e13323.


18kt. puffed heart pendant 1.80ct. tw. VS-GH on 18″ 14kt. cable chain 9.8gr. tw. $3,000.00 CAD. e13304

The puffy heart is the high fashion member of the heart pendant family. It’s been the focus of statement pieces across almost all of the couture brands. Ours is statement making at 17mm wide, 16mm tall and 6.75mm thick. Its been made from top quality 18 karat yellow gold, we’ve always felt the warmer tones lend themselves better to a feeling of luxury. Certainly doesn’t hurt if that yellow gold is covered in diamonds. About 1.80 carats of top quality VS-GH round brilliant cut diamonds to be exact. The slider pendant is strung from a 14 karat yellow gold heavy 18 inch long curb link chain with medium lobster clasp for easy fastening. The necklace is accompanied by a Gem Review Inc. appraisal stating a replacement value of $6,680.00 CAD. Our estate price for the 9.8 gram piece $3,000.00 CAD. Stock #e13304.


October 18, 2020

David Yurman Cable Cross disc with diamonds 0.03ct. tw. 3.0gr. 18kt. 16″ $660.00 CAD. e13328

Big label brands have always had a knack for iconography. Their use of repeating motifs allows them to create lines that identify their brand without the use of a logo. David Yurman and their Cable motif is the perfect example of this. This 10.8mm disk is easily recognizable and its petite size makes it the perfect piece for layering. The charm is embedded with a 0.03 carat total weight diamond cross and hangs from a 16 inch long cable link chain equipped with an easy open lobster clasp. The entire necklace only weighs in at 3 grams of premium 18 karat gold and is currently available on the David Yurman website for $850.00 USD. Our estate price $660.00 CAD. Stock #e13328.


October 17, 2020

14kt. journey pendant & earrings 1.66ct. tw. SI1-I1-I 5.7gr. e12565 e12564 $2,310.00 CAD.

These are the only fully articulated journey drop earrings in stock at the moment. The graduated inch of diamonds swing and bend freely from side to side. Thanks to their high cut grade and eye-clean SI2-I quality the diamonds are constantly flashing splintery white and coloured spectral light. The effect doesn’t really transfer to a necklace as the pendant has been frozen in that classic journey S curve. The earrings combine for a total diamond weight of 1.00 carat. Each 14 karat white gold drop is equipped with threaded posts and backs. The pendant has been set with 7 round brilliant cut diamonds of I1-I quality which come together for 0.66 carat total diamond weight. The 14 karat white gold pendant is suspended on an 18 inch long faceted curb link chain with spring ring catch. The set is in its original rhodium enhanced condition showing no signs of wear. Estate price for the pendant $910.00 CAD and the earrings $1,400.00 CAD. Stock numbers e12565 and e12564.

Earring sold. Pendant is still available.


October 7, 2020

Edwardian platinum/18kt. gold pearl & diamond filigree brooch 1.00ct. tw. I1-H 9.2gr. $1,820.00 CAD. e13136

A pendant/brooch from the very early 1900s that perfectly encapsulates the jewellery of the Edwardian era. With the advent of the oxyacetylene torch this was the first period where platinum could be easily worked by most jewellers. So naturally the ever-white precious metal sprang up everywhere. With its unique working properties the medium allowed goldsmiths to create finer, more delicate details than ever before. The aesthetic of the era reflected that as ethereal lace was woven into metal and diamonds. This 32.5mm diameter circle is a perfect specimen. The outer wreath is a repeating pattern of diamond encrusted leafy sprigs and wrapping swirling vines measuring 0.6mm wide. The centerpiece features four creamy white pearls and one 0.25 carat old European cut diamond. The other 66 are a mix of antique rose cut and mine cut diamonds bringing the total carat weight of the piece up to 1.00 carat. The center piece is backed by an 18 karat rose gold support for stability. The 115 year old piece weighs in at 9.2 grams and more than earns its estate price of $1,820.00 CAD. Stock #e13136.


Raw fine gold nugget in custom 14kt. gold frame with 16 inch necklace 12.5gr. tw. $998.00 CAD. e13383

Self isolation feeling a bit boring? Liven it up with some scholarly articles on the habits of gold formation! Or we can give you the Coles Notes version. One of the most common gold deposits is the auriferous quartz vein, you can see the small sections of white quarts trapped inside this nugget. Anyone else a part of their high school Latin team? Aurum means gold and ferre means to bear, so auriferous translates to gold-bearing. What’s interesting is that this process can happen on a tiny scale during modern earthquakes. Mineral rich super heated pressurized water deep below the earth’s crust is suddenly exposed to the low pressure of the surface when an earthquake opens a fissure in the mantel. The water instantly vaporizes leaving crystallized forms of the minerals it was carrying behind. This process can take tenths of a second the change is so rapid. This 12.5 gram pendant probably formed the old fashion way but it is still a fascinating geological specimen. Its been gifted with a custom made 14 karat yellow gold frame, mostly hidden when viewed from the front. The simply fixed bail is large enough to accommodate a variety of chains but it is currently suspended from a 16 inch 14 karat yellow gold curb chain. Estate price $998.00 CAD. Stock #e13383.


September 23, 2020

10-14kt. “Takin Care of Business” Elvis pendant with diamonds 4.6gr. 18″ $280.00 CAD. e13160

As the news breaks that after 25 years the Collingwood Ontario Elvis Festival is no more we offer this peace in the valley to help all of you get out of heartbreak hotel. Perhaps this Taking Care of Business pendant will be a bridge over troubled water for those Elvis aficionados out there. I’m counting on you mega fans out there to know the backstory behind this 14 karat yellow gold pendant. For those of you not in the know, the TCB was the core group of musicians that were with Elvis throughout most of his career. He eventually commissioned these pendants from an American goldsmith and distributed them among the group as a keepsake. This is an exact replica featuring the rhodium plated, diamond encrusted lightning bolt. The 1o karat gold good luck charm is strung on a 14 karat yellow gold 18 inch long curb link chain. So if you’re feeling all shook up from this news you can keep your memories close for the estate price of $280.00 CAD. Stock #e13160.


September 18, 2020

Fine gold nugget/14kt. pendant 7.5gr. $770.00 CAD. e13426

This is probably the most well thought out nugget pendant we’ve encountered. Here the nugget’s organic shape and mottled texture are used in contrast against the asymmetrical high polished frame. The effect is eye catching and modern creating a pendant that is much more interesting than the traditional nugget with a bail. The frame has been made from extra warm 14 karat yellow gold to better complement the intense yellow of the fine gold. It’s equipped with an oversized bail making it suitable from most chains. All told the 7.5 gram pendant measures 31mm by 15.5mm. Estate price for this obviously custom made pendant $770.00 CAD. Stock #e13426.

 


September 16, 2020

10/14kt. garnet cross pendant & chain 18″ 4.7gr. $350.00 CAD. e13144

Yet another iteration of the Christian cross pendant, this version is a Budded cross or the Apostles cross. Each point of the cross is tipped with three buds, one for each of the 12 Apostles. The three bud groupings are also meant to represent the trinity of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Our Budded cross has an extra Medieval flair being cast from yellow gold and genuine brooding red garnets. The cross measures an impressive 34mm long including the articulated, hand engraved bail. The 14 karat cross hangs from a 10 karat yellow gold 18 inch faceted bead chain that sparkles at the slightest movement. Together the necklace weighs in at 4.7 grams and is estate priced for $350.00 CAD for both the cross and chain. Stock #e13144.


September 12, 2020

BIRKS Muse tear pendant 450005766027 $1,797.00 CAD. e10479

Birks Muse line is inspired by the patterned grill work of their original store on St. James Street in Old Montreal in 1879. Far from the grills that decorated that ceiling this teardrop pendant is made from the very best ingredients, but what else would you expect from Birks? The 39mm long by 16.25mm wide pendant retains a delicate feel with a subtly graduated pattern. As proof of Birks’ thoughtful designs the 0.28 carats of VVS-FG round brilliant cut diamonds that circle the tear drops waist don’t actually disturb that filigree pattern; instead they create the largest point in the graduation by visually combining the two pattern halves it runs through. For a modern twist the pendant is hung from a double strand cable link chain that can be worn at 24 or 28 inches long. Even the hardware has been carefully designed with the solid rectangular bail allowing the teardrop to roll wildly during wear. The strong lobster clasp has been elegantly elongated and equipped with a swiveling end to help prevent the chain from twisting. All together the necklace consists of 10.7 grams of 18 karat white gold that still retains its untouched bright white rhodium. The like new necklace is accompanied by a luxurious Birks presentation box and is currently listed on their website for $2,995.00 CAD. Our estate price $1,797.00 CAD. Stock #e10479.


September 8, 2020

0.54ct. I1-K diamond solitaire pendant with new 14kt. 16″ chain 1.6gr. $900.00 CAD. e13067

The quintessential diamond pendant equipped with rabbit ears bail, single gallery understated four prong crown setting and a traditional 16 inch cable chain by UnoAerre Italy (new, never worn). There is no pendant more ageless than this! Made from 14 karat white gold covered in icy rhodium plating. Set into that classic pendant is a 5.35mm 0.54 carat round brilliant cut diamond of pendant bright I1-K quality. Top it all off with an unbeatable price of $900.00 CAD. That’s great value. Stock #e13067.


September 7, 2020

14kt. pearl & diamond 18″ pendant/earring set 22.4gr. 0.25ct. tw. I1-IJ $1,800.00 CAD. e13155

Artsy and chic, this pearl set is a study of contrasting textures. The main body of each piece is warm yellow gold finished with a linear brush and ending in the sphere of a white lustrous pearl. That calm and understated theme is punctuated with a strip of brightly rhodium plated polished white gold. The finishing touch is a single round brilliant cut diamond bisecting the white gold bar. The makeup of each is 1/5 bright and 4/5 matte. The final affect is thoughtful in its tension of finishes and luxurious in its quality and hand made nature. In order to not detract from the sleek set the posts and hinged omega backs of each earring have been hidden from view and the pendant done as a slider, capable of taking most chain sizes. Currently it hangs from an 18 inch long curb link. The diamonds come together for 0.25 carats of I1-IJ brilliance. The 14 karat gold set weighs in at a substantial 22.4 grams and is sold as a set only for $1,800.00 CAD. Stock #e13155.

 


September 4, 2020

14kt. hand carved hand engraved natural shell cameo (excellent quality) 7.5gr. $350.00 CAD. e13068

Hairstyles are some of the best indicators of a specific time period. If you think eighties you probably go directly to the big, loud hair that marked that decade. Think seventies and you picture Farrah Fawcett inspired feathered bangs or those revolutionary mullets the men were sporting! However if you think of the 1870s this is the look that represented the decade. The focus of women’s hair, especially in the beginning of this decade, was on the back of the hairdo. Beyond bangs the front was understated with all of the hair being piled atop the head and layers of loose curls, plaits, or twists left hanging across the nape of the neck. Eventually the low hairstyles required hairnets to become fashionable in order to hold the bulky layers and piles in place. The draping scoop neck seen on this pretty lady is also appropriate for the fashion of young women of means during that decade. Not seen in this bust would be the shelf like bustle at the rear of her dress meant to exaggerate her petite corseted waist by its contrasting bulk. Beyond what this cameo can tell us about its decade it is also artfully carved, capturing its subject in detailed relief. The 14 karat yellow gold frame has been accented with hand carving as well for a final touch of elegance. The oval convertible brooch/pendant measures 39.6mm long by 31.9mm wide. Estate price for this antique art piece $350.00 CAD. Stock #e13068.


September 2, 2020

8.0cm x 4.8cm diamond cross 2.00ct. tw. 33.6gr. 10kt. white gold $2,380.00 CAD. e13341

Something for everyone has always been our goal and our estate offerings allow us the flexibility to realize that goal. Where else would we come across a diamond cross of this magnitude? At 8.0cm by 4.8cm it is one of the largest we’ve had and weighs in at an appropriately hefty 33.6 grams. The cross is hand set with 128 round brilliant and round single cut diamonds all of I2-J quality. They come together to equal an estimated total diamond weight of 2.00 carat. They extend onto the flexible bail ready to fit over almost any chain as its opening measures 17.0mm by 8.7mm. The statement making pendant has been cast from 10 karat white gold and is estate priced at $2,380.00 CAD. Stock #e13341.


September 1, 2020

18kt. diamond cross & chain 16″ 2.9gr. 0.40ct. tw. VS-G $840.00 CAD. e11114

Is it possible to be flashy and understated?  This diamond studded, brightly rhodium plated, 18 karat white gold cross somehow manages to pull off both. Its 18.0mm long by 13.5mm wide span is covered in 0.40 carats of high quality VS-G baguette cut diamonds. As is the case with baguettes the 10 bar set stones throw vibrant slivers of geometric white and spectral light. Their light show is comparatively calm compared to the blinding brilliance of round brilliant cut diamonds. Couple that with a hidden bail, low-key setting style, and clean design lines gives you a diamond studded cross that’s elegantly understated. The cross is well paired with a geometric 16 inch long box chain with over-sized lobster clasp for easy fastening. Estate price for this high quality, never worn piece $840.00 CAD. Stock #e11114.


August 31, 2020

18kt. genuine stone pendant & chain 31.3gr. $2,531.00 CAD. e11037

A statement making summer medallion hand crafted from the very best ingredients. Measuring 40.45mm in diameter this one of a kind three dimensional nature scene is cast with natural peridot, blue topaz, and two tones of amethyst. The reverse side is equally stunning, featuring an intricate saw pierced mandala. The over sized bail is patterned with a miniature butterfly on front and back to mimic its larger, coloured gemstone partner. With so much careful craftsmanship its no wonder the piece was made from top quality brightly rhodium plated 18 karat white gold. Accompanied by an appropriately sturdy 20 inch rope chain with a length adjustment for 18 inches. Together the necklace wears an unheard-of 31.3 grams. Estate price for a colourful masterpiece $2,531.00 CAD. Stock #e11037.


August 27, 2020

2.00ct. tw. SI2-I1-I diamond pendant 5.3gr. 14kt. 27mm $2,800.00 CAD. e12339

We know there are people who have created algorithms that can produce music and A.I. that can make art but I feel what resonates with people about any form of art is the human element. The imperfections, unique gestures, the thoughts and emotions that the work captures and creates. You can see the artist in their work, glean something about who they are and how they felt when they made the piece. Which is why we are always delighted when the rare hand made piece comes in. The artisan that created this statement pendant imbibed it with all those little imperfections in symmetry. They also covered it with 2.00 carats of very brilliant SI2-I1-J diamonds, which is a sure way into our hearts! The 26.8mm diameter medallion is a one of a kind masterpiece, throwing white and rainbow coloured light at the slightest movement. It is made in bright rhodium enhanced 14 karat white gold and slides lithely along the brand new Italian made 16 inch cable chain that carries it. Estate price for this diamond encrusted art piece $2,800.00 CAD. Stock #e12339.


August 25, 2020

48mm x 37mm hand carved cameo brooch/pendant 14kt. gold $560.00 CAD. e13102

Every hand carved cameo is different and each is a unique work of art. Also to be considered is the hand fabricated gold frame that must be custom made to follow the specific contours and size of each natural shell cameo. We see a good number of cameo brooches come through our estate department. Most are nice but not particularly noteworthy, average quality executed with average skill. This example is much nicer than most. The anonymous artist left their work unsigned adding to the intrigue of the piece. Excellent detail without going too far. There are no second chances carving a cameo, if you cut too deep you can’t fill it in or cover over it. Carving of this quality is not often encountered. The convertible pendant can be adapted to brooch use by simply tucking the bail away on its hinged joint. The basic 14 karat yellow gold frame has been decorated with a thin, hand applied wire highlight running around the circumference. This is a good sized cameo measuring 48mm x 37mm. It’s in perfect ready to wear condition. $560.00 CAD. Stocks #e13102.


August 16, 2020

0.54ct. tw. VS-HI pear shape & round diamond pendant 16″ 1.5gr. 10/18kt. $1,050.00 CAD. e12956

Diamonds need movement to best exhibit their intense brilliance. We’re are always pleased when a piece comes in with an inventive little mechanism allowing for maximum motion. The diamond pendant does just that by articulating the pear on a vertical plane. During wear that diamond drop swings freely like a twinkling pendulum. The round brilliant diamond that holds it has been set in a modern yellow gold bezel, giving it a larger footprint. Together the pair equal an estimated 0.54 carats of VS-HI quality. The 18 karat pendant is suspended on a 10 karat 16 inch long chain. Estate price $1,050.00 CAD. Stock #e12956.


August 12, 2020

0.40ct. tw. I1-I diamond circle pendant 3.7gr. 14kt. $525.00 CAD. e10588

Circle pendants are designated from one another by quality and subtlety of design, this 22.5mm diameter circle has a subtle but useful design feature. Its gallery has been made to graduate as it travels up toward the chain making the ring of diamonds angle on a slight downward slope. That slope balances the opposing slope of the collar bone so the circle sits perfectly level during wear. The feature also allows for a variety of different chain sizes. The 0.40 carats of round brilliant cut I1-I diamonds are set off by thin rhodium enhanced 14 karat white gold rails. The pendant slides freely across a strong cable link 16 inch chain which also retains an untouched chromy rhodium plating. Necklace and pendant weigh a combined 3.7 grams. Estate price $525.00 CAD. Stock #e10588


18kt. Lion pendant/brooch 27.8gr. 1.00ct. tw. SI-I-H diamonds $2,750.00 CAD. e12801

In our modern world of 3D CAD rendering you don’t see a lot of hand carved pieces. This glorious lion is just that and all the more spectacular for the skill required to carve this realistically. The almost-in-profile seems to capture the lion as he looks back over his shoulder. His fur has been left mostly matte for an impression of softness, with just the high points polished to accentuate them. His mane has been accented with a perfect 1.00 carat total weight of SI-I-H round brilliant cut diamonds. Adding a touch of eye-drawing sparkle though at 43mm long by 29mm wide he really doesn’t need it. The true genius of the brooch-pendant lies in its conversion. Two of the tufts of his mighty mane are articulated, allowing them to shift out of place for even a wide heavy chain to pass through. When worn as a brooch they disguise the opening making the piece look like it doesn’t even convert. The two part slide bail is sturdy enough and open enough for almost any chain. The brooch clasp has a second pointed arm to stop the lion from rolling back and forth during wear. All told he weighs in at 27.8 grams, puny compared to his 420 pound relatives but what can you expect when your made of rich 18 karat gold. Estate price for this one of a kind masterpiece $2,750.00 CAD. Stock #e12801.


August 9, 2020

14kt. antique inspired garnet & pearl pendant/earring set $2,240.00 CAD. e12562 e12563

This set is the essence of the Victorian Era! Though modern the antique inspired set would have been at home in the 1880s drawing room. As you might have guessed the trends of the Victorian Era were set by Queen Victoria herself. Thanks to the industrial revolution common people were finally able to afford luxuries like jewellery. Thanks to developments in photography and printing Queen Victoria was one of the first Monarchs to have her life heavily documented and those images were widely circulated. All classes throughout the empire could see what the Queen was wearing making her the original Influencers with approximately 10 million followers. She created the trend of wearing white for a wedding gown, everything she touched became the gospel for fashion. She had a passion for mixing gemstones, filigree, and ornate over-sized statement pieces. Honestly, the motifs of the Victorian Era are what most people imagine when they picture royal jewellery. This regal drop pendant measures a head turning 42mm long by 22mm wide. It’s set with brooding red garnets and soft creamy pearls. The 9.4 gram 14 karat yellow gold pendant is suspended from an 18 inch long Singapore chain with a spring ring catch. The earrings that complement it measure 18.3mm x 15.6mm and weigh 9 grams together. The set is Canadian made and can be purchased separately for $1,120.00 CAD each. Stock numbers e12563 and e12562


August 3, 2020

1.04ct. tw. VS-HI diamond set dog tag pendant 15gr. 18kt. white gold $2,100.00 CAD. e12507

The first prototype of the military dog tag came from 1863 Virgina’s Battle of Mine Run, where soldiers wrote their name and unit designation on a piece of paper pinned to their clothes. There were obvious flaws with this material choice but it was a vast improvement over the no identification option. It wasn’t until 1913 that aluminum disk identification tags were made mandatory by the US military. By the Vietnam War the dog tag became a very polarized symbol, used by supporters and protesters. Eventually it worked its way into art installations, fashion, and general pop culture. It was just a matter of time until they became jewellery items. We’ve seen a handful of exquisite dog tag style pendants pass through our vintage collections. Each has been a unique work of art designated to a soft edged rectangle. This example measures 33.7mm long by 19.9mm wide and has been cast from 15 grams of top quality 18 karat white gold. The 1.04 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds are of equally high VS-HI quality and very well cut, flashing blindingly at the slightest movement. The face displays a sandblasted matte finish, the ideal contrast to the high polished strokes of a personalized engraving. The back plate is a hand carved intricate trellis work, making the piece reversible as it is equally interesting on either side. Currently the pendant is strung on a black leather cord but the bail should accommodate most chain options. Perfect condition, previously owned and priced at $2,100.00 CAD. Stock #e12507.


August 2, 2020

Green tourmaline pendants 4.6gr. 14kt. gold $910.00 to 1,400.00 CAD. e12173 e12175 e12171 e12174

Green tourmaline has been mistaken for emerald for centuries, hard to imagine considering the vast difference between their standard clarity levels. Emerald naturally forms full of mossy inclusions but tourmaline is often eye-clean or nearly so. The deep and brooding forest green tone is really far too intense for natural emerald. Tourmaline is also separated by a scientific oddity called pyroelectricity, meaning they can form naturally electrically polarized and as a result contain an electric field. When heated, some tourmaline can produce a temporary voltage, which sounds really cool but mostly just gives them a static charge while hot. If you’re looking for a little spark in your life you should try one of these green tourmaline pendants. They came to us years ago as a parcel of loose gems and we thought it was time to give them new life. Each has been set into a unique and brand new 14 karat white gold pendant, some with diamond accents some without. All are all strung from brand new Italian made 16 and 18 inch long 14 karat white gold chains. All come accompanied by recent (May 2018) Harold Weinstein Ltd. Appraisals.

e12173 2.08 carat $1,050.00 CAD

e12175 2.23 carat $945.00 CAD

e12171 5.02 carat $1,400.00 CAD

e12174 2.18 carat $910.00 CAD

 


July 29, 2020

0.50ct. tw. I1-LMN diamond pendant 3.2gr. 14kt. $900.00 CAD. e13555

Simple, classic heart shaped diamond pendant. The 20 round brilliant cut diamonds weigh an estimated 1.00 carat in total. The 14-karat yellow gold pendant is suspended on an 18-inch light rope chain. The total weight is 3.2 grams. The tightly spaced diamonds produce an uninterrupted sparkling frame focusing on the thin highly polished inner lip. These are not your regular tiny little diamonds; each one measures 2.35mm diameter and weighs 0.05 carats. The diamond quality averages I1-LMN but you’d never expect the warmer hue as they are set against yellow gold, so they only show the sparkle. It is a ton of show for only $45.00 per diamond including the gold. Estate priced at $900.00. Stock #e13555.


July 20, 2020

Harley owners group 10 karat yellow gold pendant 2.4gr. $175.00 CAD. e8737

e8738 Harley owners group 10kt gold pendantWell over 1 million members located in over 100 countries around the world make up the Harley owners group. The membership organizes many ride related rallies that often raise money for various charities including their official cause of Muscular Dystrophy. Almost every community that has a Harley Davidson Motorcycle dealership also has a H.O.G. chapter sponsored by the dealership. I’m sure some of our customers wouldn’t mind having a little pendant like this one. It could be added to a charm bracelet or perhaps to the key ring of your favorite ride. The pendant looks like new, cast from over 2.4 grams of 10 karat gold, measuring 19.2mm x 13.5mm. The back of the pendant has a flat finish that could be engraved with your motorcycles serial number or a special message. The high quality pendant shows great detail. A Sandblasted background with polished highlights and frame provide excellent contrast. Estate price $175.00 CAD. Stock #e8737.

 

 


18kt/plat. German made jewellery $2,000.00 CAD (set only). e10217

When you hear ‘German made’ the first thing that pops into mind is efficiency and quality, and for good reason. Many German designers and goldsmiths have a dislike for white and rose gold as it is not a true form of gold, which only occurs yellow naturally. They prefer to use materials in their true forms, so it comes as no surprise that this set be made from 20 grams of top quality 18 karat yellow gold and grey white platinum. The uber modern three piece set is unlike anything we’ve showcased, allowing for a nearly endless combination of parts, creating a nearly endless variety of looks; limited only by the imagination of the wearer. The innovation of each piece is hidden in the details of closures and precision finishes, the more time you spend with the set the more you’ll marvel at the inventiveness of German engineering. The designer has used rubber cord and synthetic geometric coloured gems accents to bring colour, texture, and variety to each piece. For a finishing touch the tip of the pin bar has been flush set with sparkling round brilliant cut diamond. Estate price for the set $2,000.00 CAD. Stock #e10217.


July 16, 2020

Diamond cross pendant & 19″ chain 5.4gr. 0.20ct. tw. I1-J $553.00 CAD. e12167

14 karat white gold diamond cross, bead set with 22 small round brilliant cut diamonds. Each diamond is well matched of I1-J quality and weigh an estimated 0.20 carat in total. The jointed bail allows the pendant to freely swing with the slightest movement. Included with the pendant is a 19 inch box link necklace secured with a easy to manipulate lobster clasp. The chain and cross weigh a combined 5.4 grams. Estate priced at $553.00 CAD. Stock #e12167.


July 14, 2020

Chopard Happy Diamonds Heart pendant 0.15ct. tw. 12.1gr. 18″ $2,800.00 CAD. e12884

Chopard’s Happy Diamonds collection is best described by the 159 year old Swiss institution as being “as audacious as they are playful, with their iconic dancing diamonds gently moving and twirling between two sapphire crystals, symbolizing an authentic touch of Joie de Vivre and a truly free spirit. Little diamonds do great things” This Happy Diamonds Icon pendant certainly captures that spirit with its 0.15 carat total wieght trio of round brilliant cut diamonds. The like new necklace is accompanied by original luxurious Chopard box and paperwork. It’s currently available on their website for $2,710 Swiss Francs, $3,630.00 Canadian. Our estate price for the 18 karat icon with much heavier and upgraded 18 karat Chopard necklace is $2,800.00 CAD. Stock #e12884.

 


0.43ct. VS1-FG diamond pendant 14/18kt. 4.5gr. custom Michael Smiley $1,470.00 CAD. e7377

Another understated hand made piece from our downtown neighbor Michael Smiley. The 7.7mm x 7.5mm cube seems to take its inspiration from 17th Century French architecture. The layering of angled trim makes the pendant interesting from every perspective. The focus of the pendant is of course the 0.45 carat princess cut diamond at its heart. The pendant is usual Smiley high quality at VS2-FG. Made from 4.5 grams of 18 karat white gold the slider is accompanied by an 18 inch 14 karat white gold cable link chain with sturdy lobster clasp. Estate price $1470.00 CAD. Stock #e7377.


July 13, 2020

14kt. white gold 1.00ct. tw. earring & necklace set $1,190.00 CAD. e9694

e9694 diamond earrings and pendantThere’s nothing our repair staff like more than a piece of estate jewellery that requires no work before going out to the sales floor. That goes double with for this necklace and earring set that came to us in perfect condition showing no evidence of use. Even the original bright rhodium finish was 100% intact. Each piece contains three well cut, bright, graduated round brilliant diamonds of I1-I quality weighing an estimated 1.00 carat total weight. The diamonds are bezel set at three levels so their girdles overlap, leaving no empty space to break up the sparkle. The trio is well made from 3.6 grams of 14 karat white gold. They come complete with tight friction backs and a 16 inch long delicate curb link chain. Packaged up with complimentary gift wrapping the set is estate priced at $1,190.00 CAD. Stock #e9694.e9694 snowman diamond earrings and pendant


July 10, 2020

Spessartite garnet & diamond pendants your choice $1,610.00 each. e9611 e9612

e9611 e9612 spessartite garnet pendantsAnyone ever heard of Spessartite before? I didn’t think so. This gem is a rare form of the quite common garnet. When most people think of garnet a dark slightly reddish brown gem comes to mind. Typical good quality garnet is usually the colour of red wine. As with most gems there are anomalous colours that sometimes occur. With garnet the rare hues can literally be any colour of the spectrum except blue. Each of these oval faceted garnets weigh an average of 3.25 carats and each contain a nice quality 0.25 carat SI1-H square princess cut diamond. We’ve priced both of these custom made 3.4 gram 14 karat white gold pendants exactly the same. One stone is slightly bigger and one is a slightly better quality. It’s going to be a difficult decision which one to pick. Common garnet can sell for around $50.00 per carat while some very rare exceptional green garnets can sell for ten times as much. Orange to slightly brownish orange Spessartite garnets like these sell for somewhere in between.e9611 e9612 spessartite and diamond pendant 14kt. All garnets have a very high refractive index (the ratio of the velocity of light in a vacuum to its velocity in a specified medium). What this means to the casual observer is these things sparkle much more than almost any other coloured stone. As light slows down travelling through these stones it is bent and bounced back to your eye as visible colour and sparkle. There are very few gems that do this as well as garnets. Diamonds are one of the only gem minerals that have a higher refractive index than garnets, but good luck finding one in this colour and don’t even ask about the cost of such diamonds. You’ll not likely encounter another Spessartite again. I can only remember one other example that has passed through Bill Le Boeuf Jewellers before. We’re going to let you decide which one to buy and what style of chain best flatters the pendants. Each pendant excluding chain is estate priced at $1,610.00. Stock #e9612 and #e9611.


July 9, 2020

Raw fine gold nugget 25 grams. Gold value only plus 10%. e13359

This is the largest single gold nugget we have ever offered. It weighs the better part of an ounce and measures approximately 32.7mm x 20.3mm. What a feeling the original miner must have experienced when this one revealed itself in the river. We suspect it was found in a river because its soft rounded edges were likely worn smooth from tumbling rocks in a riverbed. Jewellery or unusual collectible, we will let you decide. A 7mm jumpring was added for use as a pendant on a chain but we suspect it was never worn. The ring shows no wear of any kind; a heavy nugget like this would have caused some wear in the ring as the chain passed through over the years. This unusual item is priced at simply its gold value plus 10% (approximately $2,150.00 at today’s gold value of $2,430.00 per ounce CAD). Stock #e13359


July 8, 2020

14kt. 0.20ct. diamond pendant & chain $238.00 CAD. e8520

e8520 3 stone diamond pendantThey’re not the biggest diamonds and they’re not flawless quality but for $238.00 it makes a nice presentation. At over 2.3 grams in weight this 14 karat yellow gold “snowman” style pendant/necklace is well made and in perfect condition. The I1 to I2 clarity diamonds have an average colour grade of J that looks just fine in the double gallery yellow gold setting. The ball style chain measures 16 inches long secured by a surprisingly strong spring ring clasp. Yellow gold is coming back in style and this would make a very stylish pendant for the young lady in your life. Estate priced at $238.00. Stock #e8520.e8520.1 snowman diamond pendant

 


July 7, 2020

Custom made 8.86ct. white topaz & diamond pendant $1,540.00 CAD. e9304

 

Believe it or not this is actually the same stone. What used to be a soft reddish brown imperial topaz has turned into a very pale ever so slightly blue topaz. Exposure to sunlight through our triple pane laminated showcase/window glass caused the natural brown colour to permanently fade to the new pale blue hue you now see. A couple of pictures just doesn’t do this piece of jewellery justice. The large 8.86 carat imperial topaz sparkles and glitters so much more than still photographs can possibly show. Measurements of 14.3mm x 12.3mm should ensure this exotic stone won’t be overlooked. The big brilliant gem made the floral design setting a logical choice. Our goldsmiths came up with this fantastic lighthearted idea to showcase the large estate topaz. Soft scalloped edges and a string of tiny brilliant cut diamonds confirm the organic natural inspired design. Even the large hinged bail has been given the diamond treatment. 39 small brilliant cut diamonds weighing an estimated 0.33 carat of SI-HI quality form the frame and bail. The low double gallery setting was crafted using 14 karat white gold and weighs 7.0 grams. We love producing this type of jewellery. It’s always fun and refreshing for our team, as it pushes their creative ideas in a different direction from the often requested custom ring. If you have an interesting gem that just isn’t being worn often enough, bring it in and let’s be inspired together to create something exceptional. By the way, as the reddish brown imperial topaz this pendant was worth well over $3000.00. As the new pale blue common topaz the price is now about half (oops). Don’t leave your imperial topaz in direct sunlight as they can sometime fade. The pendant is estate priced not including chain at $1,540.00. Stock #e9304.e9304.1 imperial topaz and diamond pendant

 


July 4, 2020

18kt/22kt. Indian yellow gold 1.00ct. tw. necklace/earring set $2,040.00 CAD. e9759

e9759 18-22kt. diamond earrings and necklace IndianI don’t think there is another country with jewellery so deeply ingrained in its culture as India. Their jewellers have been developing their craft for almost 5000 years, passing knowledge down through the family lines. Because they pass from generation to generation certain styles, motifs, and techniques have developed in specific regions allowing a skilled eye to tell where a piece of jewellery comes from based on how it looks and how it was made. So it is no surprise that India is now one of the largest jewellery manufacturing countries in the world and the largest hub for diamond cutting and polishing. A lot of the focus of jewellery culture in India is to show status and affluence so brides are heavily gifted with elaborate pieces made from the finest materials. These gifts are also a way to give the young couple some contingency for their future as gold and diamonds will always carry value. That is how we happened on this intricate set, the young couple kept their favorite pieces and traded in those they didn’t need. Very well made from a total of 15.4 grams of 18 karat and 22 karat gold, the set is a beautiful addition to our estate department. The millgrained necklace and earrings feature 1.00 carat total weight of SI-J round brilliant cut diamonds that stand out nicely against the warm yellow of the high quality gold. The necklace is 16 inches long but wears a little longer due to the curved pendant section. The earrings feature heavy hand made screw on backs for extra peace of mind. We’ve had other pieces of Indian jewellery in the past but these are by far the most universal thanks to their smaller size and exquisite motifs. Estate price of $2,040.00 CAD for the set. Stock #e9759.e9759 18-22kt. diamond necklace and earrings

Earrings sold. Necklace still available for $1,540.00 CAD.


July 2, 2020

0.50ct. tw. I1-I2-I diamond earring pendant set 14kt. 2.9gr. $543.00 CAD. e11085

There’s nothing our service team likes more than when a piece of estate jewellery comes in that requires no work before going on the sales floor. Just a thorough high temperature ultrasonic cleaning and it’s ready to go. That goes double with  this necklace and earring set that came to us in perfect condition showing no evidence of use. Even the original bright rhodium finish was 100% intact. Each piece contains three well cut, bright, graduated round brilliant diamonds of conservatively graded I1-I2-I quality, weighing an estimated 0.50 carat total weight. The diamonds are set in single shared claw settings leaving a maximum amount of uncovered diamond to sparkle without interruption. The trio is well made from 2.9 grams of 14 karat white gold. They come complete with tight friction backs and a 16 inch long delicate cable link chain. Packaged up with complimentary gift wrapping in our traditional blue and white satin gift box. The set is estate priced at only 543.00 CAD.  $60.00 per diamond including the gold never looked to good. You just can’t beat the value of our estate jewellery. Stock #e11085.


0.66ct. total weight diamond heart pendant $470.00 CAD. e6267

Simple and classic heart shaped diamond set pendant. The 22 round brilliant cut diamonds weigh 0.66 carats (total weight). The 10 karat yellow gold pendant is suspended by a 16 inch light rope chain. The total weight is 3.3 grams. The diamond quality is average at I1-K but look quite nice for the estate price of $470.00. That’s less than $22.00 per diamond. Stock #e6267.


July 1, 2020

18kt. diamond set baby shoe 0.44ct. VS-H 7.2gr. $900.00 CAD. e11674

Talk about a cute item. Not only is it adorable but this is a gift with a super high tear coefficient. Just imagine her reaction when you present her with this tiny diamond set baby shoe. The tears will start flowing and you’ll be a hero. This little shoe measures 18.7mm long (not including the bail) and weighs 7.2 grams. Made from premium 18 karat white gold. If that wasn’t enough there are 19 little brilliant cut diamonds bead set in the bow and throughout the toe area. The diamonds are of high VS-H quality (one chipped) and total 0.44 carat in weight. It can be worn on a necklace or added to her charm bracelet. Estate priced at $900.00 CAD. Stock #e11674.


June 28, 2020

18kt. diamond set baby shoe charm $350.00 CAD. e8126

e8126 diamond set baby shoeWhat a cute item. Not only is it cute but this is a gift with a really high high tear coefficient. Just imagine her reaction when you present her this tiny diamond set baby shoe. The tears will start flowing and you’ll be a hero. This little shoe measures 15.7mm long not including the bail and weighs 3.6 grams of 18 karat white gold. If that wasn’t enough there are 16 little brilliant cut diamonds channel and Gypsy set throughout the shoe. It can be worn on a necklace or added to her charm bracelet. Estate priced at $350.00. Stock #e8126.e8126.1 baby shoe with diamonds

 


18kt. hand made mouse and pig charm/pendants 4.0gr., 5.9gr. $438.00, $630.00 CAD. e13477 e13476

These might be the most delightfully ridiculous pendants we’ve ever had! And they’re hand made! The pair consist of puffy tear drop shaped bodies (obviously well fed) decorated with radial finishes that give the impression of a fluffy coat and bristled hide. The leggy pig has piercing turquoise eyes while its mousy partner exhibits carnelian eyes. Both have been decoratively bezel set to appear like eyelashes. The pig has high polished pointed ears, curly tail, and a flat little nose. The mouse has Mickey ears, whiskers, a pair of big buck teeth and a swirling tail. Each is made from 18 karat yellow gold and comes equipped with oversized bails that should allow for wear on almost any chain or bracelet. The mouse measures 24.8mm long by 11.9mm wide and the pig measures 28.2mm long by 25.4mm tall and 15.8mm wide. Estate price for the 4 gram mouse $438.00 CAD. Stock #e13477. The pig weighs in at 5.9 grams (no blue ribbons in his future unfortunately) and is estate priced for $630.00 CAD. Stock #e13476.


0.69ct. TW I1-KL diamond earring pendant set 4.3gr. 14kt. $910.00 CAD. e11483

Casual or dressy, this set has you covered. Thick bezel settings enhance the apparent size of these diamonds making them look far larger than the estimated total weight of 0.69 carats. The set has been well made from over 4.3 grams of 14 karat yellow gold. Reflective white rhodium plating encircles the diamonds further enhancing their appearance. Each diamond is a bright and lively well matched brilliant cut of I1 clarity with an estimated KL colour. Snug fitting friction butterfly backs secure the earrings in place. An 18 inch curb link chain slides through the large hinged bail adding an extra element of movement to the simple setting. If you’d like a longer or shorter chain we have many in stock that will have the pendant positioned exactly where you’d like it. Comes complete gift wrapped in our traditional dark blue presentation box. Like new condition and estate priced at only $910.00 CAD. Stock #e11483.


June 27, 2020

0.66ct. tw. VS-H diamond circle pendant 6.4gr. 18kt. 20 inch $1,540.00 CAD. e12735

Can’t decide between the symbol of the unending eternal love represented by the circle pendant and the more literal heart pendant? Opt for both! This heavy 21mm in diameter circle is backed by a wreath of open hearts. Made from an impressive 6.4 grams of extra warm 18 karat yellow gold the necklace is of uncompromising quality. The 0.66 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds are VS-H allowing for maximum sparkle undisturbed by inclusions or tint. The fixed cable link chain measures 20 inches long and comes equipped with a heavy easy to fasten lobster clasp. Estate price $1,540.00 CAD. Stock #e12735.

SOLD


June 10, 2020

Tiffany inspired 1.16ct. tw. station necklace $2,044.00 CAD. e9200

Custom made, perfect condition looking unworn. Not a scratch or scuff to be found. Original rhodium plating completely intact. Italian made 16 inch rolo style necklace connects the 7 different diamond set “stations”. 6 bezel set 0.10 carat diamonds of SI-GH quality line both sides with a larger halo diamond cluster in the middle. The centre halo contains a 0.40 carat I1-HI brilliant cut diamond surrounded by 15 high quality (VS-GH) single cut diamonds. Single cut diamonds don’t really have just a “single cut” but actually have 17 individual facets compared to 57 on a brilliant cut diamond. Single cut diamonds are seldom seen in modern jewellery designs, which is too bad. Side by side many people actually prefer the look of them in diamonds weighing under 0.02 carats. Their simple facet pattern allows bigger more distinct flashes of brilliance. Modern technology allows cutting factories to manufacture brilliant cut (57 facet) diamonds as small as 0.0033 carat. These tiny sand grain sized brilliant cut diamonds sell for more than single cuts would so factories just don’t produce many nice single cut stones. Rolex still use single cut diamonds for hour markers on their watches, and I’m pretty sure they know what looks best. Single cut diamonds also give the pendant a more convincing antique look. 1.16 carats of bright sparkle, 4.6 grams finished weight, estate priced at $2,044.00. Stock #e9200.

SOLD


June 2, 2020

18kt. white gold Jerusalem cross pendant 2.6gr. $315.00 CAD. e13520

This unique cross was once the coat of arms for Jerusalem and its origins dates back to the 11th century. It’s commonly referred to as the Jerusalem cross or a Five-fold cross. For the Christian faith, the cross has a couple of meanings with the most common being the Five Wounds of Christ or Christ and the Four Corners of the world. The more crosses we see the more we wonder how one religion (with many sects) can have so many different versions of the same symbol! Keeps us on our researching toes though! This hand made Jerusalem cross pendant has been made to the highest standards, cast from 2.6 grams of brightly rhodium enhanced 18 karat white gold. Measuring 15.6mm wide by 20.5mm long the cross features a unique three dimensional design. The floating top plate has a matte machine finish with a sunken back plate in a shining mirror finish. The standard sized fixed bail is also highly polished and should accommodate most standard sized chains. Estate price $315.00 CAD. Stock #e13520.

SOLD

 


May 23, 2020

0.18ct. Cartier diamond pendant 3.1gr. 18kt. B7215400 DIAMANTS LÉGERS NECKLACE, LM $1,700.00 CAD. e13641

What’s in a name? Well if you’re Cartier, the name is everything. The luxury brand commands top dollar for the right to wear their insignia. Diamants Legers is Cartier’s answer to Tiffany and Elsa Peretti’s Diamonds by the Yard. Compare apples to apples and both are made from 18 karat gold (white for Cartier, yellow for Tiffany’s), both are strung from 16-inch cable chains (Cartier’s is a faceted and flattened cable), both are bezel set (though Cartier’s is stepped and wider in diameter), and both feature top quality round brilliant cut diamonds (Cartier’s is one point larger at 0.18 carat). Where they differ is each companies declaration of ownership, Cartier’s is a bold drop emblem twice the size of the pendant itself. Tiffany’s is a petite karat tag that most people need a loupe to read. Cartier also packages theirs with the same gusto as everything else they offer. Beautiful old-world patterned certificate, a book of receipt paperwork, and their luxurious, oversized inner and outer box. Perhaps these differences justify the $3,400.00 retail for the Diamants Legers as shown on the Cartier website compared to $2,000.00 for Tiffany’s Diamonds by the Yard. Regardless; our estate price for the like new necklace $1,700.00 CAD. Stock #e13641.

SOLD


May 18, 2020

0.35ct. I1-I diamond pendant on 16″ chain 2.2gr. 10kt. $475.00 CAD. e13473

We have a rather ridiculous selection of solitaire diamond pendants yet no two are the same. This 0.35 carat round brilliant cut diamond is an I1-I quality, showing a single eye-visible inclusion. That feather formed into a perfect wing shape that we’ve tried to capture here. In person (under magnification) that wing is patterned with fine striations, adding the texture of individual feathers to the wing. That unique diamond has been set into a 10 karat white gold four prong crown setting, topped with an over-sized yellow gold bail. The pendant is strung from a 16 inch long curb link chain with a spring ring catch. But the bail should allow it to slide over most chains. Estate price $475.00 CAD. Stock #e13473.

SOLD


May 15, 2020

0.25ct. tw. diamond pendant/necklace 18″ 2.9gr. 10kt. gold $350.00 CAD. e13371

Estate jewellery isn’t necessarily old and it definitely isn’t usually from someone’s estate. It is simply a term used to describe jewellery that is previously owned. It may in fact even be unworn and modern. This contemporary diamond pendant is a popular style in perfect condition and looks unworn. The subtle curve is very flattering and the 0.25 carats of I1-I2-IJ diamonds provide a soft sparkle in their faceted bezel settings. The 18″ long necklace is equipped with a sturdy and secure lobster clasp. Perfect white rhodium finish 10 karat white gold weighing 2.9 grams total weight. Comes complete in our blue ribbon gift box. Estate priced at $350.00 CAD. Stock #e13371.

SOLD


May 4, 2020

055ct. VS1-H European cut diamond pendant 18″ 14kt. 3.5gr. $2,450.00 CAD. e12649.

We don’t often encounter hand carved diamond pendants and certainly not with hundred year old diamonds at their centers. You wouldn’t guess from looking at the modern, gracefully swirling piece that its diamond is at least a century of age. The 0.55 carat old European cut is a high VS1-H quality and gives off those large rainbow flashes you only get with this cut style. The 14 karat slider pendant measures an occasion neutral 14.5mm long and is accompanied by an 18 inch long sturdy curb chain with an easy to fasten lobster catch. The combined pendant and chain weigh 3.5 grams. Vintage price for the one of a kind pendant necklace $2,450.00 CAD. Stock #e12649.

SOLD


April 2, 2020

0.90ct. tw. I1-HI Canadian diamond pendant earring set 3.5gr. 14kt. $1,680.00 CAD. e11898

At first glance the trio of diamonds that adorn this earring and pendant set look as if they are just resting on the rim of each circle. They couldn’t be more securely set however, with heavy under galleries wrapping protectively around the pavilion of each. The trio are all of bright I1-HI quality and all of Canadian origins, proudly laser inscribed as proof. The center diamond in the 9.2mm pendant weighs an estimated 0.50 carat and each 6.9mm stud is set with a 0.20 carat. The 14 karat set is in like new condition with all chromy white rhodium intact. The modern and sleek slider pendant is strung from a 20 inch long petite curb link chain with easy to fasten lobster clasp. Each stud is equipped with sturdy friction backs. Estate price for the set only is $1,680.00 CAD. Stock #e11898.

SOLD


March 5, 2020

Extra fine quality 1.97ct. tanzanite & diamond pendant 0.25ct. tw. VS-GH 5.2gr. 18kt. $2,310.00 CAD. e13331

One of the finest examples of tanzanite we have ever come across! This 1.97 carat oval brilliant cut tanzanite is of triple A quality, showcasing blueberry tones so intense it almost glows. The pleochroism that tanzanite is known for is displayed here in flashes of violet, indigo, and illusory reds; the colour that is only present in the top 20% of the world’s tanzanite. This fantastic gem has been gifted with a striking and fully articulated diamond frame, allowing it to swing independently from the neck-piece and the larger oval. The necklace has of course been cast from top quality 18 karat white gold that maintains its original, untouched chromy rhodium plating. The 29.3mm long by 20.4mm wide pendant is hand set with 93 petite round brilliant cut diamonds of high VS-GH quality, equaling 0.25 carats total weight. The faceted cable chain brings the wearable length to 17 inches, resting just below the collar bone. Estate price for this like new masterpiece $2,310.00 CAD. Stock #e13331.

SOLD


February 15, 2020

0.70ct. tw. I1-I diamond earring/pendant set 5.1gr. 14kt. $1,050.00 CAD. e10968

Casual or dressy, this set has you covered. Thick bezel settings enhance the apparent size of these diamonds making them look far larger than the estimated total weight of 0.70 carats. The set has been well made from over 5 grams of 14 karat yellow gold. A reflective white rhodium plating circles the diamonds further enhancing their appearance. Each diamond is a bright and lively well matched brilliant cut of solid I1 clarity with an I colour. The earrings have been upgraded with threaded posts and backs for added security. An 18 inch cable link chain slides through a hidden bail on the pendant that keep the focus on the simple setting. If you’d like a longer or shorter chain we have many in stock to have the pendant positioned exactly where you’d like it. Comes complete gift wrapped in our traditional blue and white satin presentation box. Like new condition and estate priced at $1,050.00 CAD. Stock #e10968.

SOLD


January 27, 2020

14kt. crucifix pendant 8.9gr. $720.00 CAD. e13530

Despite all the crosses and crucifixes that pass through our estate department seldom are two alike. That’s especially the case with this short and stout example measuring 22.5mm wide by 37mm long in total but weighing in at a hefty 8.9 grams. The crucifix is bordered and beveled in high polished gold to contrast the matte reticulated backdrop. The piece has been cast from warm 14 karat yellow gold and features a simple bail that should accommodate most chain sizes. Estate price $720.00 CAD. Stock #e13530.

SOLD


January 26, 2020

Tiffany Elsa Peretti 0.25ct. diamond solitaire pendant platinum $1,500.00 CAD. e12848

Diamonds by the Yard has the best ring to it! This is one of the higher offerings from the Elsa Peretti line. Our diamond is of Tiffany’s expected high quality with an excellent cut, VS clairty and EF colour. It’s been protectively collared in platinum and strung from a 17 inch long platinum cable chain. The clasp is a rarely seen solid spring ring style for extra durability. It’s actually been accented with a yellow gold catch as in “Over Here” for those occasions when your partner needs to help you fasten it on. The pendant is numbered and signed PERETTI for added pedigree. This particular piece from the line has been retired, the largest diamond currently available from the line is 0.17ct for $2,050.00 CAD. Our estate price for this like new piece including original inner and outer box $1,500.00 CAD. Stock #e12848.

SOLD


January 13, 2020

10kt. brown & white diamond pendant/chain 0.25ct. tw. $368.00 CAD. e10562

Far from the traditional circle pendant this graceful interpretation turns the circle 45 degrees to the left. That asymmetrical O further exaggerates its shape with a contrast of chocolate diamonds on the outside and bright white diamonds on the inside. Those 0.25 carats of round brilliant cuts enhance the optical illusion of three dimensions while also moving the eye around the 19.6mm long by 13mm wide pendant. The 3.2 gram 10 karat yellow gold pendant is another example of yellow gold making a stylish come back. It flows easily across its 18 inch long box link chain, equipped with a sturdy spring ring clasp. Estate price $368.00 CAD. Stock #e10562.

SOLD


January 1, 2020

0.15ct. SI-K Canadian diamond pendant 14kt. 16″ 1.9gr. $315.00 CAD. e13235

Such an elegant way to interpret a diamond solitaire pendant! This curling ribbon of white gold creates an impactful drop necklace despite measuring only 14mm long. The diamond it carries is a 0.15 carat Canadian of SI1-K quality and comes accompanied by its certificate of Canadian origin. The pendant slides freely across its 16 inch long petite curb chain and both are in like new condition retaining their original chromy rhodium finish. Estate price for the 14 karat piece $315.00 CAD. Stock #e13235.

SOLD


December 28, 2019

6.12ct. high quality Aquamarine & diamond pendant 3.3gr. 14kt. $2,380.00 CAD. e11960

It is said that many of the greatest sculptors approach a stone with a mind empty of intention. They would study the rough marble and allow it to dictate the shape it would form. Such is often true for designer goldsmiths when they are presented with a phenomenal precious gemstone. They design a piece around the gem in a way that will bring out its highest potential. It’s hard not to envy the goldsmith that was presented with this natural 6.12 carat aquamarine, a very well saturated example of the pastel blue strain. The exceptional gem has been custom cut into a triangular pear shape to maximize the intensity of its colour and the high brilliance that aquamarine is capable of. A cousin of morganite and emerald the gem is decently durable and certainly suited to the gentle wear of a pendant over the careless wear of a ring. As such, a one of a kind 14 karat white gold pendant has been built around it. Measuring 27.5mm long and fully articulated the drop pendant has been built for maximum movement. 0.07 carats of round single cut accent diamonds have been added to accentuate the brilliance of the gem. The prong tips have been formed into tiny triangles and the bail is a stylized layering of two triangles; all as a nod to the unique shape of the aquamarine. The statement pendant is estate priced for $2,380.00 CAD. It is strung here on a new Tiffany’s style 16 inch long cable chain for an additional $250.00 CAD. Stock number for the pendant e11960.

SOLD


December 22, 2019

10kt. Antique Art Nouveau Eatons pearl, garnet & glass pendant necklace 5.3gr. $333.00 CAD. e13061

Eatons was once one of Canada’s most prominent department stores. Founded in Toronto in 1869; by the late 1800s the stores famous catalog could be found in almost every home across Canada. The majority of their business being done by mail-in orders that spanned home medical devices, jewellery, housewares, clothing, tools, farm equipment, all the way up to assemble yourself prefabricated houses. This piece of Eatons Art Nouveau is a prime example of how widespread the movement was during the tail end of the 1800s. This spring garden motif would have been a commercialized interpretation of the rebellious spirit of Art Nouveau. It features a tulip and two shoots stretching up to a six ray sun. The arms each feature two delicate butterflies and the entire scene is accented with blue grey demi pearls. The drop of bright red swinging freely from the spring scene is captured by the glass and garnet doublet, common to the Nouveau movement. The entire necklace measures 18 inches and is made from 5.3 grams of 10 karat yellow gold. This 130 year old antique is in new condition for the estate price of $333.00 CAD. Stock #e13061.

SOLD


December 15, 2019

1881 & 1906 U.S. $5.00 coin pendants your choice $700.00 CAD each. e10438 e10439

This is one very cool jewellery item. Each of these 90% pure gold coins are well over 100 years old, dating from 1881 and 1906. They’ve been expertly modified for use as jewellery. An attractive 4 petal, floral design bail was delicately soldered to each of the 21.6mm diameter coins. The craftsman who attached the 22 karat yellow gold bails did so with great care, making sure the gold solder didn’t bleed into the fine surface details. The large sturdy bail enables the coins to be worn on a variety of large chain or cord style necklaces. Don’t worry too much about the diminished numismatic coin collector value because of the modification. These are both relatively common coins with close to 8 million examples being struck. Each coin pendant weighs an average of 9.69 grams and contains approximately $600.00 CAD worth of gold (at current market price). As a suggestion we are showing the pendants on a black rubber and leather cord necklace with sterling silver clasps. The cord necklaces are available in a variety of lengths,colours and gauges. We are including one of these necklace options with the purchase of either coin for no extra charge. Each coin pendant and necklace is estate priced at $700.00 CAD. Stock #s e10438 and e10439.

SOLD


December 6, 2019

14kt. hand carved cameo brooch/pendant 14.3gr. gross weight $700.00 CAD. e13458

The skill of the unknown artist responsible for this cameo carving is obvious. While we’ve seen more elaborate examples with finer details, this one impresses with fewer elements used to accomplish this lady’s beautiful profile. There are just enough shadows and highlights to showcase her features. Great care is needed when carving natural shell cameos, there are sections on this one that are only 1.6mm thick. The scalloped edge 14 karat yellow gold frame measures 49mm x 39mm with a gross weight of 14.1 grams. It can be worn as a brooch with safety clasp or on a chain as a pendant. This is a hand made one of a kind item. Estate priced at $700.00 CAD. Stock #e13458.

SOLD


December 5, 2019

0.75ct. I2-I “Ever Us” diamond pendant Peoples Jewellers with tags & box 20074588 $1,190.00 CAD. e12506

Peoples Jewellers is laying on the symbolism pretty thick with this pendant! Combining the journey pendant and the two stone concept to symbolize your life together as best friends and true loves. The Ever Us pendant is set with 0.75 carats of surprisingly bright I2-I round brilliant cut diamonds. The 2 large diamonds make up 0.46 carats of the total weight alone. The pendant itself is made from super white rhodium plated 14 karat gold and suspended from a 19 inch long curb link chain. The piece is listed on People’s website for the regular price of $2,499.00 but it’s on sale at the moment for $1,399.50 CAD. Ours is unworn, still displaying its original tags intact. Untouched new condition presentation displayed in the original box. Our price $1,190.00 CAD. Stock #e12506.

SOLD

 


November 20, 2019

Amethyst & Diamond pendant 4.05ct. tw. 5.8gr. 16″ $700.00 CAD. e13220

There is something Salvidor Dali about this abstract amethyst pendant. The modern slider runs a track of hills and valleys around its royal purple center. That track is a frosty white with a delicate sandblasted pattern, recessed with 8 round brilliant cut diamonds. The partially bezel set 4 carat oval amethyst is the undoubted focal point. That intense royal purple is set on fire with two delicate rims of warm 14 karat yellow gold, adding another dimension of colour. The 21mm x 18mm pendant is accompanied by a 16 inch long delicate curb chain, keeping it close to the collar. Estate price $700.00 CAD. Stock #e13220.

SOLD


November 16, 2019

24mm amethyst & diamond (0.20ct. tw. I1-I) pendant on 24″ necklace 10gr. net 14kt. $1,050.00 CAD. e13322

A much purer purple in person this cabochon cut amethyst is made more vibrant by its icy binding. There really is nothing like brightly rhodium enhanced white gold for setting off colour in gems. Especially when stitched with a delicate line of small round brilliant cut diamonds of I1-I quality. The 0.20 carats combined weight add a twinkle to the rolling gloss of the amethyst. The 14 karat pendant measures a substantial 24mm and its bail has been artfully integrated into the design as to not disturb its graceful flow. It hangs from a 24 inch long wheat link chain with an easy to fasten lobster catch. Estate price for this 18.8 gram total weight amulet $1,050.00 CAD. Stock #e13322.

SOLD


November 15, 2019

Tiffany double heart “Return to Tiffany” pendant/necklace 16″ sterling silver $123.00 CAD. e13245

This is a current offering from one of our favorite jewellers. Here’s how they describe it themselves as taken from the Tiffany website; “Inspired by the iconic key ring first introduced in 1969, the Return to Tiffany collection is a classic reinvented. A delicate duo of heart tags on a simple link chain exudes sophistication and elegance.” This item retails for $205.00 at the Tiffany boutique, and can be seen online here. Each sterling silver heart measures a petite 10mm wide, suspended from the classic Tiffany cable link 16 inch necklace. Perfect condition complete with outer box, travel pouch, display tab and cleaning/care card. Estate priced at $123.00 CAD. Stock #e13245

SOLD


Hand made opal necklace 4.00ct. tw. 24.6gr. 14kt. $2,100.00 CAD. e13460

If you aren’t a fan of traditional white opal you should look into its lesser known sibling, black opal. These opals form with a dark body colour instead of the more common white or cream colours. The result is a more obvious fire as the flashing colours are set against a contrasting dark background. Their body colour can range from black, grey, blue, or green and those colours in themselves can be more appealing. The black opals in this hand made one of a kind neck piece represents a good variety of the colours available. The seven small circular cabochons used as accent links are true blue in their colour and display mostly red and orange flashes. They offer a sharp contrast to the mostly blue and electric green flashes of the four oval and three pear shaped cabs. Of course the main opal is the most impressive of the group. Its body colour is a smoky lilac blue and it exhibits the full spectral range of flash fire at the slightest movement. The goldsmith that made this piece opted to surround these cooler tones in warm 14 karat yellow gold. Each link is fully articulated to allow for a full range of motion, maximizing the fire of the estimated 4.00 carats total weight of black opal. Even the fancy link chain has been painstakingly hand made. The 24.6 gram necklace is secured with a heavyweight, easy to fasten lobster clasp. Estate price $2,100.00 CAD. Stock #e13460.

SOLD


15.7mm hand carved black pearl pendant/enhancer 8.4gr. 18 karat gold $560.00 CAD. e13225

This is the first time we’ve had the opportunity to showcase a hand carved pearl. It’s only something that can be done with higher quality pearls as you need a thick coating of nacre to get this sort of deep relief. That thick nacre means the pearl was allowed to grow for a longer time, building up layer after layer. The carver that designed this pearl opted for a fitting aquatic theme with a playful dolphin somersaulting in its southern hemisphere. A large tropical looking fish that we can’t identify swims just above the dolphin, rather unperturbed by its hijinks. The top half of the pearl features a free form pattern in two distinct bands. As you can imagine a pearl that can hold all of this detail needs to be pretty big and this one measures 15.7mm in diameter. This wearable art has been given a high quality 18 karat yellow gold hinged bail. A plain bail would never do, so this one features a random geometric cell pattern. The bail measures 12.4mm by 7.4mm inside, allowing it to fit over almost any chain or bead necklace. Estate price for this one of a kind pendant $560.00 CAD. Stock #e13225.

SOLD


November 12, 2019

C3 Corvette pendant 5.6gr. 10kt. gold $285.00. e13357

Any vintage sports car fans out there? If you are, I bet you recognize the familiar outline of this vintage Corvette. The “C3” was the longest running style since the Corvette debuted in 1953. From 1968 through 1982 the swoopy body Stingray was America’s sports car. Lacking the buttresses over the rear fenders and domed rear window dates this particular C3 to the 1978-1982 model years. This is a well made sturdy little pendant cast from 10 karat yellow gold with a finished weight of just under 5.7 grams. It is equipped with an oversized bail that could fit over almost any chain or on a key ring. Cars guys can be exceedingly difficult to buy for. This little coupe would make a great gift. Perfect condition showing zero wear in the jump ring joint or where the chain runs through the bail. Stock #e13357

SOLD


October 17, 2019

0.20ct.tw. I1-JK diamond pendant 16″ 2.9gr. 14kt. $280.00 CAD. e13163

Negative space pendants combine a large footprint with a airy feminine lightness, giving the wearer the best of both worlds. This 34.6mm long piece turns its bail into a feature flipping the drop shape on its axis to keep the eye moving down. It also highlights the whiteness of the diamonds by contrast with its warm high polished surface. The 42 round single cut diamonds come together to equal 0.20 carat total weight of I1-JK quality diamonds. They’ve been backed with chromy rhodium plating for added sparkle. The pendant is accompanied by a 16 inch long brilliant box chain with spring ring catch. The 2.9 gram 14 karat necklace is estate priced for $280.00 CAD. Stock #e13163.

SOLD


October 14, 2019

Tiffany blue infinity sterling silver pendant 18″ $264.00 CAD. e13306

Tiffany & Co. are bringing enamel back one swath of blue at a time. It’s a technique rarely seen in big retail chains so most people don’t understand what is involved in its creation. Enamel starts as a nugget of coloured glass which is then ground into a very fine powder. A drop of distilled water is added to the powder to make it easier to spread and work. Using a fine tipped scoop or paint brush the paste is applied to a piece of jewellery until evenly spread across the surface. After the water evaporates and the enamel is returned to a dry layer of grain the piece is placed on a trivet and briefly fired in a red hot kiln. The glass grains are melted into a liquid glass layer that is allowed to cool slowly, creating a delicate pane of curving coloured gloss. This Infinity symbol has been gifted with the signature robins egg blue, announcing its T & Co. origin at a glance. The doubled up cable link chain measures 18 inches long and is secured with standard issue Tiffany spring ring and copyright tag. This example has been retired but its plain silver partner is available on Tiffany’s website for $405.00 CAD. Our estate price for the necklace with its original box $264.00 CAD. Stock #e13306.

SOLD


October 12, 2019

18 karat yellow gold locket 9 grams 1 inch $910.00 CAD. e13050

Imperfections, as far as jewellery is concerned, are always the mark of handcrafted workmanship. For this 1 inch long locket those imperfections are found in the quilted finished that covers the top plate; it’s a sign the heart has been hand engraved instead of by a machine. Hand finishing is the theme found throughout the entire locket. Constructed from 9 grams of top quality 18 karat yellow gold with a sturdy lock, hinge and an over sized, stylized bail large enough to accommodate almost any chain. The true quality is found inside where the original green cloth inserts are covered by gold framed plexiglass windows to best protect any keepsakes held beneath them. The locket is in like new condition and appears unworn. To bad the original owner never enjoyed wearing this high quality keepsake. Priced at $910.00 CAD. Stock #e13050.

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October 6, 2019

Natural Brazilian Alexandrite ring & pendant 18kt. diamonds $1,148.00, $1,050.00 CAD. e12340 e12341

I’m going to try to impress upon you how fantastic natural Alexandrite is without sounding too intense, forgive my inner gem nerd if this gets a bit wordy. Lets start at the unique phenomenon Alexandrite is famous for, literally known as “the Alexandrite effect”. This effect is displayed with the gem showing one colour when viewed in fluorescent/sunlight and another completely different colour under incandescent light. This process is so unusual and difficult to replicate that even synthetic Alexandrite is more expensive than typical synthetic gems. When any gemstone is exposed to light it will absorb certain colours and reflect others, Alexandrite is very good at reflecting greens. Sunlight contains a fairly even amount of all spectral colours so Alexandrite can be as green as it wants.Incandescent lighting contains lots of yellow and light blue but very little green. Alexandrite ends up reflecting large amounts of red light in the absence of green and its colour changes. Cool right! Now the more extreme the colour change and the more saturated the colours are, the more valuable the gem. Please excuse the quality of the incandescent light photos, it’s almost impossible to get the yellow out without the images becoming terribly overexposed. Despite that you can see this is a pretty dramatic colour change. The most dramatic Alexandrites came from Russia, the finest of these look like emerald by day and ruby by night. Those sources were exhausted years ago and the next best source in Brazil has been depleted almost to exhaustion. These two are Brazilian and it shows! They are also eye clean, which is not uncommon at this size but finding an eye clean example around a carat or larger is extremely rare. Their smaller 0.18 carat and 0.20 carat sizes are part of what allows them to be such prefect examples of what fine Alexandrite should be. These two images are the same stone! The gem was only discovered in 1830 in Russia’s Ural Mountains. As its colours were red and green, the colours of Imperial Russia, it was named for Russian tsar Alexander II. To do them justice these imperial gems have been set into brightly rhodium finished 18 karat white gold. The peacock feather/paisley design wraps each Alexandrite in 0.07 and 0.06 carats of very high quality round brilliant cut diamonds. Their icy shine draws the eye in and around to keep your attention on this idyllic gem. The ring measures a finger size 7 1/2 with room to adjust and the pendant is strung from a fine 18 inch wheat chain. The pair come from New York City’s Mark Henry Jewelers who specialize in natural Alexandrite. Each is accompanied by their original Appraisals stating USD Replacement values of $1,850 and $1,600. Our estate prices for the ring $1,148.00 CAD and the necklace $1,050.00 CAD. Stock numbers e12340 and e12341.

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October 3, 2019

Tiffany 18kt. white gold diamond horseshoe pendant & chain 16″ 0.05ct. tw. $770.00 CAD. e13270

Who needs luck when you have Tiffany’s? The horseshoe pendant is a reoccurring theme for T & Co. This is an earlier iteration that has been replaced with an even diamond-ier version that is now cast in platinum instead of 18 karat white gold. The new version forgoes the high polished tips in favor of 0.20 carats total weight; our example boasts a petite 0.05 carats total weight. The more traditional horseshoe measures 7.8mm long by 6.7mm wide. It hangs from a 16 inch long cable link chain in like new condition, retaining its original chromy white rhodium. The new platinum version retails for $3,400.00 CAD. Our 18 karat version is estate priced for $770.00 CAD. Stock #e13270.

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September 23, 2019

10kt. Toronto Maple Leafs pendant/charm 1.39 grams $84.00 CAD. e13166

A perfect gift for the die hard Toronto Maple Leafs fan. The iconic blue and white logo made into a 10 karat yellow gold pendant. The polished text and frame contrast with great detail against the sandblasted grid pattern background. Wear it on a necklace, wear it on a bracelet or even add it to your key ring. The well made piece will (hopefully) act as a good luck charm for you and for the Leafs. The pendant itself measures 16mm wide x 18mm tall. Go Leafs Go, Go Leafs Go…………. Estate price $84.00 CAD. Stock #e13166.

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September 21, 2019

14kt. diamond eternity circle pendant 0.75ct. total weight $980.00 CAD. e9802

 

e9802 diamond circle pendant 0.75 carat total weight 14 karat white goldMany wedding ceremonies refer to the unbroken circle that a wedding band represents, using the symbolism of a whole with no end or beginning as a parallel for the commitment made to one another. The same depth of meaning carries into the timeless diamond circle pendant. It’s always been marketed as a symbol of devotion, commitment, and oneness. Our circle pendant measures 16.3mm in diameter and contains 16 2.3mm diameter I1-I round brilliant cut diamonds. The pendant is made from 4.4 grams of brightly rhodium plated 14 karat white gold that virtually disappears under the 0.75 carat total weight of diamonds when viewed from the front. To not detract from the statement the circle makes, the pendant was designed with a hidden bail allowing it to slide across the 18 inch 14 karat white gold Singapore style chain that accompanies it. Estate price $980.00 CAD. Stock #e9802.e9802 diamond circle pendant 14 karat 0.75ct. total weight

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September 20, 2019

10kt. Tanzanite & Diamond earring/pendant set 18″ 3.4gr. $350.00 CAD. e13267

This is what most people picture when they think tanzanite. This lilac tone is actually one of the more affordable varieties; probably why it is more widespread and recognizable than the highest valued velvety blueberry tone. In practice this lighter colour allows more room for the phenomenon that tanzanite is known for, its pleochroism. That crystal anomaly creates two to three different colours in one gemstone that can be viewed by looking at that gemstone from different angles. In this trio the tanzanites move through all of the shades of lilac flowers, starting in that almost lavender blue and slowly moving into pale violet. Each has been cut into a pear shaped petal and attached to a yellow gold stalk balanced by a trio of graduated diamonds. The nine round brilliant cuts total an estimated 0.15 carats and the entire set is captured in 10 karat yellow gold. The pendant hangs from an 18 inch delicate curb link chain and the studs are equipped with sturdy friction backs. Estate price for the set only $350.00 CAD. Stock #e13267.

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September 16, 2019

14kt. diamond & sapphire pendant earring set 2.18ct. tw. 9.1gr. $1,260.00 CAD. e11994

For those of you who were not blessed with the gift of living through the 80’s you won’t understand the decades obsession with sapphire and diamond clusters. For an abbreviated explanation have a look at Lady Diana’s 1981 sapphire and diamond engagement ring. As soon as that ring hit newspapers and magazines, copies were popping everywhere from Tiffany & Co. to the Sears catalog. The original ring morphed into interpretations as varied as this pear shaped cluster pendant and earring set. The matched trio are of the deeper blue variety and combine for a total weight of approximately 1.18 carats. Each is surrounded by two tiers of I1-I quality round single cut diamonds that equal 1.00 carat total weight. The stones are all set into bright white gold and accented in warm 14 karat yellow. The pendant is suspended from a sturdy 16 inch long box chain. The earrings are equipped with extra heavy white gold friction backs for superior security. If you’re looking to channel a Royal other than Meghan or Kate get retro with this vintage Diana set for $1,260.00 CAD. Stock #e11994.

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September 15, 2019

1.20ct. cobalt blue sapphire & diamond pendant 1.55ct. tw. VS-H $3,150.00 CAD. e12143

The rain is wearing on all of us but if you want to make good use of it I would strongly suggest strolling past some lilac bushes. If you love the way they smell you’ll love them in the rain. They give off a heavy perfume that’s more contained to the bush and thus more intense. Close your eyes to better take in the smell and to focus more on the sound and feel of the raindrops. It’s a meditation that should help wash away your rain rage. If that doesn’t help you embrace the blues this cobalt and blue lilac coloured sapphire surely will! The estate stone came in rather worse for wear, damaged and chipped. We opted to repair/re-polish it and set it into a brand new 14 karat white gold pendant. The intricate piece faces up all diamond, 0.25 carats of VS-H diamonds to be exact. Their high quality, sharp brilliance really adds interest to the velvety texture of the 1.30 carat natural radiant cut sapphire. The pendant is suspended from a 14 karat white gold wheat link chain. Necklace/pendant is accompanied by a June 2019 Harold Weinstein Ltd. appraisal for insurance purposes stating a replacement value of $4,500.00 CAD. Our estate price for this new estate necklace is $3,150.00 CAD. Stock #e12143.

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September 14, 2019

14/18kt. Opal & diamond pendant 21.17ct. tw. $6,650.00 CAD. e12645

We are on a streak of showcasing high quality opals this year! At 19.08 carats this is the largest we’ve ever had pass through our estate department in quite some time. The opal came in loose, purchased by the previous owner decades ago as an investment stone. It had been bought with the intention of setting it into a piece of jewellery but they never got around to it. Looking at its bright, high quality play of colour we knew we needed to give it the royal treatment. We sorted through our loose stock of estate marquise and pear cut diamonds to frame the oval opal with 2.09 carats of diamond bling. The VS1-SI1-E-G diamonds are wrapped in millgrained 18 karat white gold for added contrast to the creamy antique body colour of the opal. That opal has a pattern known as rolling flashfire. What’s important with opal quality is that the pattern be even and without direction. Meaning there are no empty spaces where the pattern lessens or dies off or viewing directions that the fire and pattern are less visible. This opal looks the same viewed upside-down and sideways, its pattern is completely even across its 21.55 x 17.70 x 8.80mm surface, and it flashes every colour available to opal. Impossible to capture in photos, you really need to see this statement piece in person! We’ve suspended the 14.7 gram pendant on an appropriately sturdy 18 inch long 14 karat brand new white gold Italian made rectangular cable link chain. As we’ve not encountered an opal of this magnitude before we thought a second opinion was best. The accompanying Harold Weinstein LTD. appraisal states a retail replacement value of $11,500.00 CAD. We think a more appropriate competitive retail value is more like $9,500.00. As we’ve assembled this statement piece completely from estate and vintage components our price is only $6,650.00 CAD. Stock #e12645.

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September 7, 2019

Morganite & diamond pendant 4.54ct. total gem weight 18kt. 5.0gr. $1,820.00 CAD e10397

 The artistic principle of asymmetry is often interpreted to mean inbalance but many highly skilled artists use asymmetry to create a more interesting form of balance. Often this kind of balance pulls the eye along a predicted pathway telling a story as it goes. Ancient Japanese painters were masters of this technique using many smaller points of interest to balance the larger focal point of the work. Such is the case with this unique pendant who’s focus is obviously the brilliant oval 4.14 carat peach morganite at its heart. But to get to that morganite your eye can’t help but start at the textured diamond studded bail. It quickly follows the graceful line of high quality VS-HI round brilliant cut diamonds finally ending in a playful swirl. That 0.40 carat total weight curving trail of diamonds is set into sturdy 18 karat rose gold that perfectly matches the tone of the sparkling morganite. All told this artistic piece of jewellery weighs 5 grams and hangs freely from a delicate 18 inch chain. Estate price $1,820.00 CAD. Stock #e10397.

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August 21, 2019

0.42ct. tw. I1-HI diamond heart pendant on 18″ box chain 1.9gr. $420.00 CAD. e12762

A modern take on a timeless staple this 14.3 x 14.3mm heart slide pendant is all diamonds. The shared prong setting style gives a feminine scalloped appearance to the 0.42 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds. All 14 are a well matched I1-HI quality and blink brightly. The heart is accompanied by an 18 inch long shining box link chain with spring ring catch. The 1.9 gram 10 karat white gold necklace is in brand new fully rhodium enhanced condition and priced at $420.00 CAD. Stock #e12762.

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August 7, 2019

14kt. 0.50ct. tw. diamond pendant & chain I1-HI 3.0gr. $473.00 CAD. e10509

People’s Jewellers Past, Present, Future series has been a staple line for them for decades. With this graduated quad diamond cluster pendant they’ve up the symbolism. The smallest four princess cut cluster represents the past, with the medium sized cluster for the present, and the largest representing the future; a symbol of the bright future ahead of you both. All together, including the accent diamonds in the bail and between each cluster, the pendant is set with 0.50 carats of sparkling I1-HI diamonds. The 30mm long symbolic statement piece is made from 3 grams of 14 karat white gold still retaining its original chrome white rhodium finish. Accompanying the pendant is an 18 inch long petite box link chain with spring ring catch. As with every estate piece it comes in our blue and white satin presentation box with complimentary gift wrapping if you wish. Estate price $473.00 CAD. Stock #e10509.

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August 5, 2019

14kt. gold Ammonite pendant on 18″ box chain 3.7gr. $315.00 CAD. e12774

It’s been sometime since we’ve had an Ammonite pendant in our estate department. This rare opal like gem is found along the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains mostly in Alberta Canada. They formed from the fossilized shells of the long extinct Ammonoid marine mollusk.  Ammonoids were a swimming shellfish similar to the modern day Nautilus. Some of these tentacle equipped creatures reached sizes of over 4 feet diameter.Ammonite fossil e9265 Although they went extinct with the dinosaurs millions of years ago they left behind some of the most colourful gems around. Available in almost all the colours of the spectrum they are most often seen in an iridescent dark green colour with orange, red and yellow highlights. Quite often they show a crocodile type pattern and our example is no different. The 15mm x 10mm pear shaped tablet cut is bezel set in a simple pear shaped wire frame outline setting. Suspended from an 18 inch 14 karat curb link chain the set weighs a combined 3.7 grams. Perfect like new condition not showing a single scuff of scratch on the stone. Chain and pendant priced at $515.00 CAD. Stock #e12774.

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July 23, 2019

18kt. St-Onge Lantern diamond/sapphire pendant ST-P1160 $1,770.00 CAD. e9586

e9586 St. Onge Lantern pendant ST-P1160 with diamonds and sapphireMade to the highest of standards proudly in Quebec by St-Onge jewellers. St-Onge is a small boutique jewellery chain offering unique creations made exclusively in Quebec. From what I’ve seen online they have a very successful business manufacturing premium jewellery with operations in some of the provinces most trend setting fashionable locations. The lantern pendant reminds me of Celtic knot patterns. Cast from nickel free 18 karat palladium alloy white gold with yellow gold end caps. It’s a good sized piece measuring almost 2 inches long. Discretely set throughout the woven pattern are 10 small round brilliant cut diamonds weighing 0.03 carats each of very good VS-GH quality. A bezel set 4.75mm cabochon blue sapphire goes almost unnoticed on the bottom but provides the appropriate finishing touch on this piece of wearable art. Lantern pendant ST-P1160 is currently available from St-Onge and can be seen on the St-Onge website. The pendant is priced at $2,450.00 (without a chain). Our estate example is in perfect condition looking unworn and comes with a high quality 18 karat white gold cable link chain measuring 20 inches long. The chain and pendant have a combined weight of 13.5 grams. Included with purchase is the original St-Onge fitted padded box. Even the packaging is a high quality item and has been made specifically to hold the lantern pendant. Estate priced at $1,770.00 CAD. Stock #e9586.e9586.1 St. Onge Lantern pendant ST-P1160 with diamonds and sapphires

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July 21, 2019

0.50ct. I2-K diamond pendant & necklace 10/14kt. 2.9gr. $700.00 CAD. e12708

We’d like to think our diamonds look better but the truth is, we just grade them accurately. I2 diamonds can and often look pretty good assuming they’re properly graded and not actually I3 quality. K colour diamonds too look really nice, when they’re actually K and not MNO colour. Our latest estate diamond pendant looks fantastic, especially when you consider it’s only priced at $700.00. The well cut diamond measures a full 5.1mm diameter and is estimated to weigh 0.50 carats. It’s secured in a sturdy 14 karat yellow gold four prong crown setting with a large bail that will accommodate almost any chain. We are including a 10 karat yellow gold 15 inch necklace that contributes to the 2.9 gram total weight. The pendant and chain are vintage priced as a set for $700.00 CAD. Stock #e12708.

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July 14, 2019

Tiffany Paloma Picasso diamond daisy pendant 0.33ct. tw. platinum $1,200.00 CAD. e12850

This is the highest offering from the now retired Daisy line by Paloma Picasso. The diamond encrusted daisy features all of that gestural offhand flow that marks Paloma’s work. The daisy has also been gifted with Tiffany’s high quality standards, casting it from 3.3 solid grams of platinum. The 0.33 carats of round brilliant cut diamonds are that uncompromisingly high cut quality and VS-FG quality that Tiffany’s is known for. The daisy is fixed on a 16 inch platinum cable chain with Tiffany tag and spring ring catch. For the hippy with high standards, estate priced at $1,200.00 CAD. Stock #e12850.

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July 11, 2019

14kt. grey pearl & diamond earring/pendant set 0.15ct. tw. 14kt. 18″ $700.00 CAD. e12765

An excellent example of how modern pearls can be with a little change to the palette and a bit of imaginative design. This trio of unique drop pearls have a body colour of steely blue grey and overtones of blush pink. Each has been tipped by a bezel set round brilliant cut diamond that total an estimated 0.15 carats. For the studs that is where the design ends but the pendant is finished with an oversized flat bail. The splash of high polished 14 karat white gold adds interest through contrast to the soft cool luster of the pearls. Each stud is equipped with a sturdy medium weight friction back and the pendant is strung from an 18 inch cable chain. $700.00 CAD. Stock #e12765.

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Custom princess cut pendant/earring set 2.38ct. tw. SI1-I 18kt. 17.8gr. $5,383.00 CAD. e12487 e12488

In most cases custom making something is the more expensive way to get what you want. We suggest the custom approach when someone has a sentimental gemstone or an existing gold item they want to incorporate into a new design. If the requested style is so specific that we can’t source as production then custom is the way to go. The reason custom always costs more is due to efficiency, making one of anything is always more expensive than the unit cost for making 100. Sure making 100 items takes more time but the production is done in bulk stages and once the pieces are finished each item out of the 100 absorbs a small section of the cost of manufacturing. The economy of scale doesn’t apply with a 1 off custom item. When you make one item the cost of developing the design, 3D printing or wax carving, casting, cleaning up, stone setting, and polishing has to be absorbed by that single item. A custom made item can easily cost double compared to a ready made equivalent. There are a some  advantages to custom that you just don’t get with production pieces. They are usually heavier and more luxurious than their production counter parts as adding a few grams of metal makes very little difference for one item. They are normally made with higher quality ingredients and are almost always one of a kind. In the case of this three piece set there is the addition of art to the equation. This was obviously a set that started out with old fashion counter sketching. You can almost see the goldsmith sitting down with their client working out the gestural lines and geometric angles until everyone was happy with the concept. The pendant and earrings have the quality factor in spades. Made from a combined 14.2 grams of top quality 18 karat white gold, set with 2.38 carats of SI1-I graduated princess cut diamonds. The 12 diamonds are well matched in pattern and make a brilliant splintery show surrounded by brightly rhodium enhanced curving surfaces. The slider pendant measures 26.3 mm long by 15.8mm wide. It slides freely along its 14 karat white gold heavy box link chain, measuring a modern 20 inches long. The earrings are a huggie hoop style measuring about 16.6mm long. The trio is in like new condition showing no signs of wear. Priced and sold as a set only for $5,383.00 CAD. Stock numbers e12488 and e12487.

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July 10, 2019

14/18kt. diamond pendant & necklace 0.30ct. SI2-K 4.5gr. $770.00 CAD. e11911

You never think about the lowly hinge but I bet you use at least two dozen of them in a given day. Think of all the doors you open, cupboards, vehicles, even your jewellery box, the clasp of your watch, the lid of your eye shadow case. Try to count how many you’ve already used today. This modern diamond drop pendant makes art of utility, with a hand made hinge at its center. A study of circles starting with the high polished slide bail. The pendant makes a miniature of the double circle, diamond in bezel, by showcasing the rivet cap enclosed in the top knuckle. It’s a subtle and carefully thought out transition that speaks to the top quality of the unique pendant. Made from extra warm 18 karat yellow gold and featuring a very lively 0.30 carat SI2-K round brilliant cut diamond at its heart. Thanks to the hinge that diamond swings freely along a lateral plain during wear. The pendant is strung from a modern 16 inch long 14 karat yellow gold wheat chain with sturdy end caps and lobster catch. Estate price $770.00 CAD. Stock #e11911.

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July 7, 2019

10kt. gold discs 7.54gr. total weight. $47.50 per gr. Sold separately. e10084

e10083-disc-pendants-x-3-10-karat-yellow-gold-001Name plate jewellery has been popular since the ancient Egyptians, when golden cartouche amulets were used to protect dead Pharaohs from evil spirits. We’re not sure if these three 10 karat yellow gold engravable discs carry any protective powers but they look great and are a great buy. Like new condition, scratch and scuff free. We can engrave a simple initial or a short secret message to someone special. Available separately. Estate priced at just $47.50 per gram. Stock #e10084.

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Antique garnet necklace pendant 6.9gr. 14kt. gold $700.00 CAD. e12837

Judging from the scale of this green gold and garnet necklace it would have been made during the transition into the Edwardian period. The regal deep reds of the Victorian era were still in fashion but pieces were getting more delicate. In truth this was the transition to modern jewellery as we know it. A huge boom in wealth created leisure time for even the laboring classes. This meant many were spending time outside of the home and spending money on entertainment and non essentials items. This required a new level of affordable fashion and affordable jewellery. Pieces got smaller and more appropriate for all settings and occasions. This 19 inch 14 karat necklace would have been worn to church, picnics in the park, to fairs, amusement parks, and dances. The necklace is really a time capsule from the first stirrings of equal rights for women. The leisure time they enjoyed gave women a degree of independence they’d never known before. It provided time for reading and expanding ones horizons. Thanks to the invention of the bicycle (the ridiculous penny farthing) women had freedom of movement as well, possibly the most important turning point in early gender equality history. The approximately 115 year old brooding necklace is estate priced at $700.00 CAD. Stock #e12837.

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July 3, 2019

0.27ct. tw. I1-I2-H diamond pendant & chain 1.7gr. $336.00 CAD. e11632

A big footprint without the big price point thanks to a combination of a cushion shaped halo surrounding a cluster center. To ensure the all-diamond effect is not disturbed the line bail has been set with additional diamonds. Together the 30 petite I1-I2-H quality diamonds make a sparkling total weight of 0.27 carats. The pendant adds depth with a delicate filigree gallery making it as beautiful from the side as it is from head on. To finish off the thoughtful design the bail has been built extra thick across its top, guarding it against wearing out and ensuring the diamonds always face out. Strung from an 18 inch long woven chain the 1.27 grams of brightly rhodium finished 10 karat white gold are all in unworn, like-new condition. Estate price $336.00 CAD. Stock #e11632.

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June 17, 2019

Tiffany Soleste Sapphire & Diamond pendant in platinum $3,240.00 CAD. e12792

Our favorite colour of blue sapphire inside of our favorite blue box! The Soleste collection from Tiffany focuses on vibrant coloured center stones wrapped in a halo of brilliant diamonds. The collection takes its name from the Spanish word “sol” for sun. The 0.40 carat round brilliant cut cornflower blue sapphire is a midnight sun encircled by 0.09 carats of top quality diamonds. Made exclusively from platinum the pendant measures 9.4mm in diameter and is strung from a 16 inch cable link chain. Accompanied by original inner, outer box, bag, and original Shanghai bill of sale for 31,000.00 Chinese Yuan Renminbi from March 2013. This is a current item available at your local Tiffany boutique and is shown on Tiffany’s website for $5,400.00 CAD. Our price for this like new hardly worn pre-owned pendant is $3,240.00 CAD. Stock #e12792.

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June 8, 2019

18kt. Faberge egg with 0.03ct. diamond 8.5gr. Ltd. Ed. $1,125.00 CAD. e12766

The House of Faberge is the very definition of decadence. The company was founded in 1842 by Peter Carl Fabrege, jeweller to the Royal Romanov Dynasty. The iconic eggs were his technical mastery combined with the playful devotion of Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II for their wives and mothers. The first of these eggs was a celebration of the 20th anniversary of Alexander’s betrothal to his beloved Empress Maria Feodorovna. Known as the Hen Egg its opaque white enameled “shell” opens to reveal a matte yellow-gold yolk. This in turn opens to reveal a multicolored gold hen that also opens. The hen contained a minute diamond replica of the imperial crown from which a small ruby pendant was suspended, but these last two elements have been lost. Maria was so enchanted by this first egg that it became an annual Easter tradition resulting in an estimated 69 eggs in total, many of which were lost or stolen when the family fell from grace. The House of Faberge survived the Russian Revolution of 1917 and today pays homage to the eggs worthy of a fairy tale. The ever evolving collection of fine jewellery egg pendants range in price from $4,300 to $71,663 CAD. This 18 karat yellow gold egg has been expertly covered in deep red Basse Taille enamel. Its front features a golden North star centered with a single 0.03 carat round brilliant cut diamond of exceptional quality and cut. The oversized bail is hinged to allow the pendant to fit any chain or snap onto a strand of pearls or beads. The egg, like any piece of fine art, is numbered 462 out of 1000 made. Looking at the Faberge website for something similar shows a basic 18 karat of the same size priced at $4,300.00. Our price for the 8.5 gram 18mm x 12mm egg with all of its original packaging and 2 polishing cloths is only $1,125.00 CAD. Stock #e12766.

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June 2, 2019

1/4 oz. fine gold Canadian maple leaf coin spot+4% & $100.00 for 10kt. frame. e12802

Fractional size Canadian gold Maple Leaf coins are quite sought after and we seldom have them. Full 1 ounce versions make appearances in our vintage collections quite often but smaller sizes are scarce. This 1/4 oz. example is one of 620,000 produced in 1985. Its 99.99% purity make it one of the most pure coins in the world. This coin itself is being sold for just its basic gold value plus 4% and no sales tax. Bullion purchases are considered a tax exempt financial transaction by the Canada Revenue Agency. The 10 karat gold frame securing the coin weighs 1.6 grams and costs an additional $100.00. It’s a piece of jewellery and perhaps a savvy investment in gold bullion. Stock #e12802.

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May 11, 2019

0.25ct. tw. I1-J journey diamond pendant 20″ 3.0gr. 10kt. $350.00 CAD. e12439

The diamond journey pendant was designed as a symbol of the winding path that lead you to whatever event you are commemorating. The cause of the bends will only be known to you but they mark the sometimes difficult paths we take to achieve our goals or hold to our commitments. This 29mm long pendant is set with 19 diamond stepping stones equaling a total weight of 0.25 carats of I1-J brilliance. The symbolic 10 karat white gold piece maintains its original bright rhodium finish as a testament to its like new condition and nature. It slides freely across the sturdy 20 inch long curb chain that accompanies it. Estate price $350.00 CAD. Stock #e12439.

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April 29, 2019

14.5mm natural Tahitian black pearl pendant 18 inch sterling silver Italian chain $700.00 CAD. e12222

Tahitian pearls are the product of a unique species of oyster called Pinctada margaritifera, known for their unique black lips, they are the Marilyn Manson of the mollusk world. As you might guess they are found and farmed mostly around Tahiti and the French Polynesia archipelagos. What might surprise you is that this goth mollusk produces pearls that range in colour from white to black, though the black variety is the most prized. In fact true black Tahitian pearls are extremely rare and the most valuable pearl available on the market. Many Tahitian pearls labeled under “Black” are in reality charcoal grey, silver, or dark green. Our 14.5mm diameter example is a deep grey with blue and plumb overtones. A quick tip for understanding a pearls nacre quality is to look at the way it reflects the world around it. You should be able to see yourself in a fuzzy reflection on the pearls surface. The more detailed your reflection the better the pearl is. Look into this brooding pearl and you’ll see a fun-house version of yourself staring back. The pearl hangs from a modern and over sized swivel bail which encourages it to roll freely during wear. It is currently strung on a heavy sterling silver rolo chain measuring 18 inches long. Estate price for the statement pearl $700.00 CAD. Stock #e12222.

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April 15, 2019

14/18kt. diamond & sapphire pendant necklace 1.12ct. tw. 6.8gr. $910.00 CAD. e12444

Full articulation is the name of the game with this pendant, allowing every section of the piece to move independently in a show of maximum brilliance. The narrow bail and pear shaped halo are adorned with 0.12 carats of petite VS-SI-GH round brilliant cut diamonds that twinkle at the slightest movement. The halo of 0.65 carats of blue sapphires are of high clarity and a lighter bright blue colour. They make a nice compliment to the more saturated blue of the 0.35 carat pear shaped center that the pendant takes its shape from. The entire pendant was very carefully thought out, pointing to a possibly custom made origin or at least a luxury manufacturer. The brightly rhodium enhanced 6.8 grams of 18 karat white gold also points in that direction as no corners have been cut in the make of this statement drop. Accompanying the pendant is a sturdy 14 karat white gold box chain in brand new condition. Estate price $910.00 CAD. Stock #e12444.

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April 3, 2019

18kt. diamond cross pendant & chain 16 inch 0.15ct. tw. SI-HI 3.1gr. $490.00 CAD. e12684

The Christian cross, much like its Buddhist, Hindu, and Taoist counterparts, has become a ubiquitous symbol in fashion and pop culture. Making it the perfect accessory for the devoted or the non-believer. Especially when it is made from ingredients as luxurious as this! The petite cross has been cast in high quality rhodium enhanced 18 karat white gold. Its 14.7mm x 10.6mm surface area has been covered 0.15 carats of nice SI-H round brilliant cut diamonds. Only the flexible heavy bail was left plain to ensure no distraction from the cross. The chain has been strung on a rosary inspired 16 inch 18 karat chain for added papal dignity. Estate price for the like new necklace $490.00 CAD. Stock #e12684.

SOLD


April 1, 2019

14kt. rose gold pearl & diamond pendant 2.3gr. $210.00 CAD. e12416

This is fantastic use of a coloured pearl, matching it to the tone of the rose gold that holds it! The saturated pink coupled with the high luster keeps the pendant flowing gracefully, making a soft and unique piece. The pendant measures an eye catching 28mm long and ends in a petite round brilliant cut diamond.  To complete the rose theme the pendant comes strung on a sturdy 18 inch long Singapore link rose gold chain. Oddly enough the 14 karat necklace was made in Hawaii and declares its origins proudly along its backside. Estate price $210.00 CAD. Stock #e12416.

SOLD


March 25, 2019

1.13ct. tw. I1-K princess cut earring/pendant set 2.3gr. 14kt. $1,085.00 CAD. e12443

Probably one of my favorite feats in advertising was Shreddies 2017 re-release of Diamond Shreddies. Which of course was just regular Shreddies rotated 45 degrees on the box. The consumer could decide to buy Traditional Shreddies or “Diamond” Shreddies and if you couldn’t decide there was a Combo Pack that had both kinds in it. This is our princess cut diamond Combo Pack! The pendant carries the Diamond option in a 0.40 carta I1-KL princess cut. The I1-JK 0.73 carat total weight earrings can be worn as Traditional  or Diamond depending on your mood. All are set into brightly rhodium enhanced 14 karat white gold in unworn condition. Each earring is equipped with medium weight friction backs and the chain is strung on an 18 inch box link chain. Estate price for the versatile set $1,085.00 CAD. Stock #e12443.

SOLD


March 16, 2019

10kt. oval diamond pendant 0.50ct. tw. I1-J 2.8gr. 18 inch Canadian made $525.00 CAD. e12680

If you want something that treads off the beaten path of diamond circle pendants but you don’t want to stray too far opt for an oval; not the edgier choice but certainly more elongated. No surprising this O is Canadian made! Set with 0.50 carats of bright I1-J diamonds. The 2.8 gram 10 karat white gold pendant is a fun accent for any outfit. Equipped with a hidden slider bail the pendant slips along its 18 inch cable chain freely. Estate price $525.00 CAD. Stock #e12680.

SOLD


March 14, 2019

14kt. freshwater pearl & diamond earring/pendant set 0.10ct. tw. 5.5gr. 14kt. $420.00 CAD. e12291

Pearls have always been a dressy occasion staple but they are getting new life in modern drop styles like this set. The subtle tear drop shaped freshwater trio have a soft cream body colour with very subtle pink overtones. They’ve been attached in a way that allows them to roll and sway during wear, showing off their silky luster. The elongated 0.10 carat total diamond weight bails move the eye down towards each pearl for added emphasis. Each measures 26mm long ensuring the earrings will stand out no matter your hairstyle. The pendant is strung on a 16 inch long rolo chain and each stud is equipped with brand new upgraded heavyweight friction backs for added security. The 14 karat white gold set maintains its original bright chromy white rhodium as a testament to its like new condition. Estate price for the set only $420.00 CAD. Stock #e12291.

SOLD


March 8, 2019

Tiffany Paloma Picasso Tenderness cross pendant with 16 inch necklace $175.00 CAD. e12250

This beautiful and spiritual Paloma Picasso designed pendant has been retired from the Tiffany line up. While Tiffany still offer many other Picasso jewellery pieces, the Tenderness collection is no longer available. The small but impactful cross measures just 16mm height but the tall rounded cross section makes it more visible than you’d expect. It comes suspended from the ever popular 16 inch rolo style Tiffany sterling silver chain. Included with purchase is a blue drawstring Tiffany travel pouch. Estate priced at $175.00 CAD. Stock #e12250.

SOLD


March 2, 2019

3.50ct. green sapphire & diamond pendant 4.7gr. 14kt. white gold $1,400.00 CAD. e12172

Sapphires come in every colour of the rainbow and we are always excited to showcase as many tones as we can. Today we have a brooding forest green pear shape with a brilliant kaleidoscope of olive and hunters green brilliance. The 3.50 carat natural sapphire is a pure drop of summer shade set into icy white 14 karat gold. The flexible diamond set bail allows the pendant to dance freely during wear. The hand made pendant and 18 inch long Italian cable chain are brand new and come accompanied with a 2019 Harold Weinstein Ltd. Appraisal for insurance purposes. Estate price for this new necklace with estate green sapphire is $1,400.00 CAD. Stock #e12172.

SOLD


March 1, 2019

14kt. diamond circle pendant 0.25ct. tw. 3.0gr. 18 inch $350.00 CAD. e12371

The layers of diamond encrusted and yellow gold circles in this drop pendant seem to evoke ripples. They radiate out in brilliant waves from the bezel set droplet coming off of the bail. Together the diamonds weigh an estimated 0.25 carats set into brightly rhodium enhanced 14 karat white gold. The single yellow accent has been left high polished for maximum contrast. Each circle moves freely allowing it to move during wear; the pendant is strung from an 18 inch cable chain. Estate price $350.00 CAD. Stock #e12371.

SOLD


February 20, 2019

13.25 carat amethyst pendant & 18″ box link necklace 14K 7.5gr. $560.00 CAD. e12386

Amethyst is one of those gemstones that forms high quality in large sizes making it the ideal choice for big statement pieces. Sizes like this 13.25 carat specimen are common and the emerald cut is a favorite for adding intensity to the royal purple hue. Set into a simple and understated basket setting in warm 14 yellow gold the piece is entirely focused on its center. Strung on an 18 inch 14 karat gold box chain the necklace will add bold colour to any occasion. Estate price $560.00 CAD. Stock #e12386.

SOLD


February 14, 2019

Tiffany 18 karat gold & silver 1837 interlocking circles pendant necklace 16 inch $600.00 CAD. e12318

If this looks oddly familiar it’s because you’ve been seeing it on actors in movies and television since Tiffany’s debuted it. The ubiquitous necklace has the right amount of understatement while also being so iconic that it’s Tiffany’s at a glance. Worn at the 16 inch length adds to its Hollywood affect as the circles rest near the collarbone, the in vogue choice with wardrobe managers. This version of the 1837 Interlocking Circles has been retired with only all silver or all 18 karat yellow gold versions available now. Accompanied by an original Tiffany & Co. pouch for the estate price of $600.00 CAD. Stock #e12318.

SOLD


February 1, 2019

Tiffany double heart pendant with 24 inch necklace sterling silver $200.00 CAD. e12244

The Tiffany & Co. Double Heart Tag Necklace is a retired staple from their silver charm line. They have been branching out with their newer Heart Tag lines, adding splashes of colour and graffiti like accents. This high polished pair is a reflection of the blank slate designs that they are moving away from. But with all of that open space there is plenty of room for the wearer or gifter to add personality. If you utilized the front and back of each heart you could almost fit a small poem onto the necklace. If you want a more subtle message you could hide something beneath the smaller heart; a secret that would just peak out as the pendant shifts during wear. Even left plain the pair make a statement measuring 23mm long. Strung from the original extra long 24 inch Tiffany cable chain the pendant can stand alone or as the bottom tier of a layered look. The piece is housed in its original robin’s egg blue travel pouch and Tiffany & Co. box for the estate price of $200.00 CAD. Stock #e12244.

SOLD


January 20, 2019

10kt. diamond snowflake pendant & 19″ necklace 1.9gr. $140.00 CAD. e12081

Maybe we’re a little out of season but it never hurts to get a head start on your Christmas shopping list. It’s winter somewhere in the world and this cute diamond set snowflake pendant makes a great seasonal statement. The included 19 inch box link necklace is a little longer than what’s usually supplied. so you can wear it over that ugly Christmas sweater that comes out once a year. The 1.9 gram pendant and necklace set contain 12 tiny single cut diamonds that add a petite twinkle to the delicate snowflake. The 16.2mm pendant and chain are in perfect condition looking unworn. Estate priced at $160.00 CAD. Stock #e12081.

SOLD


January 17, 2019

1.04ct. heart shaped diamond VVS1-I GIA certified $6,055.00 CAD. e7916

1.04ct. VVS1-I GIA certified heart shaped diamondWithout question of all the possible shapes brilliant cut diamonds can come in the heart shape has to be the most unique. Round, square, marquise, and pear seem just a little ordinary compared to a well proportioned heart shape. The Gemological Institute of American certified diamond weighs in at 1.04 carats and is one clarity grade from flawless. The I colour faces up quite white with no fluorescence. The diamond is framed in a white gold setting containing 17 small round brilliant cut diamonds weighing a combined 0.25 carats of very good VS-GH quality. A brand new 16 inch 14 karat white gold square fox tail Italian chain completes the necklace with a total weight of 3.3 grams. The diamond has been microscopically engraved with the GIA report number of 12229540. The report can also been seen at the GIA website www.gia.edu Estate priced at $6050.00. The loose diamond can be taken out and used in a different application is you wish for $5,650.00. Stock #e7916.e7916.1 1.04ct VVS1-I gia certe7916 cert 1.04 VVS1-I cert

SOLD

 


January 11, 2019

3.07ct. jelly opal pendant 6.1gr. 14kt white gold $840.00 CAD. e12176

Jelly opal or crystal opal may be unfamiliar terms if you’ve never stumbled down the rabbit hole of opal quality. If all you’ve ever seen of the gem is the mass produced chalky white variety in big box chains you’ll be surprised to know that some of the best opals are transparent or translucent. That high diaphaneity makes opals fire look like coloured flashes of sheet lightening blasting across the stones depths. This 3.07 carat opal is more translucent than transparent, lightning in a storm cloud if you will. It exhibits an even range of spectral colours no matter what angle you view it from. We’ve had this estate opal for quite some time actually and decided it was finally time to do something with the mystic gem. We present it here in a brand new 14 karat white gold romantic filigree frame pendant, measuring a statement making 31.5mm long by 17.6mm wide. The pendant is hung from a brand new collar hugging 16 inch chain and is accompanied by a Harold Weinstien Ltd. Appraisal stating a replacement value of $1,575.00 CAD. Our opinion of a replacement value $1,200.00 and our estate price $840.00 CAD. Stock #e12176.

SOLD


January 6, 2019

10kt. diamond earring/pendant set 0.20ct. tw. 18 inch 3.6gr. $280.00 CAD. e12370

A graceful and modern set that will dress up any occasion. The uniquely twisting trio create the perfect balance between high polished brightly rhodium plated white gold and brilliant diamonds. The graduated twisting lines of  diamonds equal a total weight of 0.20 carats. The earrings are hinged at the post allowing them to move during wear. Their length and gentle movement lets them stand out against long hair or short. The pendant is a slide style running across its 18 inch long box link chain. Estate price $280.00 CAD. Stock #e12370.

SOLD


January 5, 2019

Tiffany sterling silver crown with 16 inch chain $157.00 CAD. e12317

Looking to announce your royal status to the world, Tiffany has your pendant! Whatever you’re queen of the sterling silver Crown charm has got you covered. Measuring 15mm in diameter and 8.7mm tall the crown is fit for a pinky. The 16 inch Tiffany & Co. cable chain makes it the perfect top to a layered look. Currently listed on Tiffany’s website for $285 CAD. Our estate price is $157.00 CAD. Stock #e12317.

SOLD


January 1, 2019

10kt. diamond shoe pendant with chain 3.3gr. $238.00 CAD. E12284

The high heel has been a powerful fashion tool for centuries, so powerful in fact that in the 17th century Massachusetts passed a law stating that women would be subjected to the same treatment as witches if they were found to be luring men into marriage through the use of high heeled shoes. Luckily women are no longer preying upon defenseless men the way they used to so people are free to wear whatever footwear they’d like. This strappy two tone number would barely fit Barbie but it makes a fun celebration of those dressed up occasions that come with summer wedding season. Accented in petite diamonds and made from 3.3 grams of 10 karat white and rose gold the shoe is unique. It comes strung on a white gold 17 inch Singapore link chain that flashes brightly during wear. Estate price $238.00 CAD. Stock #e12284.

SOLD


December 27, 2018

2.00ct. tw. diamond circle pendant 14kt. gold $2,030.00 CAD. e9025

e9025 diamond circle pendantAt 2.00 carats total weight this could be the biggest estate diamond circle pendant that we have ever had. The circle pendant is no longer just a trend, it has become a mainstay item for many people and is still one of the better selling designs. Measuring 33mm diameter this one will be hard not to notice. It’s just a little bigger than a Canadian $1.00 coin.e9025 circle diamond pendant Made from 4.8 grams of upgraded 14 karat white gold and hand set with 3 dozen well matched round brilliant cut diamonds of a pleasing I1-I quality. Not flawless but bright, white and full of sparkle. The circle pendant is suspended from a 16 inch 14 karat white gold Italian made cable link necklace. Both the pendant and necklace are in perfect condition showing no wear of any kind. Estate price $2,030.00 CAD. Stock #e9025.

SOLD


December 20, 2018

1.85ct. jelly opal & diamond 0.40ct. tw. VS-G pendant 3.9gr. 14kt. gold $1,560.00 CAD. e12144

One of the most famous opals in history was so extraordinary it was named Light of the World. That may seem like high praise until you see an opal like this 1.85 carat in action. This is a prime example of what opal is capable of. Dominated by rolling sheet lightning in an electric green that can only be accurately compared to Wildfire in Game of Thrones. If you aren’t among the 17.5 million fans of the show, Wildfire is a flammable green oil made by the Alchemist’s Guild…. actually never mind. Lets just say it is a really bright green that jolts across the opal’s surface. Complementing this green are ethereal azure, teal, and red wisps in vivid relief against the translucent cream body colour. The opal has been custom cut to billow out around the prongs of the pendant; reducing the visual impact of the prongs and increasing the strength of the hold. To give this king of gems (as the Egyptians called them) the respect it deserves we’ve surrounded it with graduated VS-G quality single cut diamonds and one large round brilliant cut for a total weight of 0.40 carats. The pendant is a modern slide style and dances across the 16 inch long flat cable chain that accompanies it. The pendant and chain are both brand new brightly rhodium finished 14 karat white gold. The estate here is just the opal and the diamonds. Accompanied by a Harold Weinstein Ltd. Appraisal for insurance purposes stating a replacement value of $2,600.00 CAD. Our estate price $1560.00 CAD. Stock #e12144.

SOLD


December 9, 2018

2.70ct. total weight European cut custom pendant $3,990.00 CAD. e9795

 

e9795-2.70ct.-total-weight-European-cut-diamond-pendantThis 1.47 carat old European cut diamond has been in our stock of loose diamonds for so long I no longer remember where it originally came from. Our goldsmiths stumbled upon it one day while looking for some antique diamonds for another custom project they were working on. Being diamond graders they were taken by how shallow the 8.18mm diameter by 3.12mm deep diamond was, almost resembling a flying saucer. Like many I2 diamonds this antique is full of small inclusions that are focused around the edge of the stone, leaving the area under the table facet relatively clean. What makes these particular inclusions unique is the way they sparkle like glitter when the diamond moves, adding life and a silver tone to the diamond that actually enhances the antique appearance. Together they decided it was too interesting to stay locked away and designed this 6.7 gram 14 karat pendant showcasing its unique characteristics. To stay true to the antique theme they hand selected four more old European cut diamonds, 12 antique Swiss cut and a single rose cut in the bail to make up the one of a kind halo. Together the diamonds make for 2.70 carats of brilliant history. The brand new custom made pendant is accompanied by a brand new 16 inch 14 karat white gold box link chain. Estate price $3,990.00 CAD. Stock #e9795.e9795 2.70ct. total weight European cut diamond pendant 14 karat

SOLD


December 1, 2018

0.25ct. tw. I1-J diamond pendant/necklace 3.6gr. 14kt. 18″ $511.00 CAD. e11065

When it comes to pendants there are certain shapes and designs that are just perfect for the feminine form. This wishbone design is very flattering on an open neck when positioned just below the collar bones. The smooth organic shape looks like fluid in motion. A bezel set 0.20 carat round brilliant diamond of I1-J quality is the focal point, while a crescent shaped arrangement of 11 tiny round diamonds look as if they are keeping the whole assembly from opening up. Sometimes jewellery designers just nail it with a style and in my opinion this one has it. The rest of the necklace is pretty standard stuff. 3.6 grams in total weight including the 16 inch cable link white gold necklace with spring ring clasp. Brand new condition, ready to be presented in our blue with white satin presentation gift box. Estate priced at $511.00 CAD. Stock #e11065.

SOLD

 


November 20, 2018

14kt. white gold disco ball earrings, pendant & 18″ necklace 3.8gr. $280.00 CAD. e12057

These simple little items really epitomize what jewellery is all about (except for the high cost). They sparkle, they twinkle, they flatter and they grab your attention like a punch in the nose. Each faceted drop shaped ball measures about 15mm in length without the connecting rings. The earrings are suspended by easy to use European backs that allow the drops to swing and sparkle with the slightest movement. The 18 inch box link necklace is strong and easy to use thanks to the sturdy lobster clasp. Manufactured completely from 14 karat white gold the set has a finished weight of 3.8 grams. They are in perfect condition, showing not even the slightest dent or ding. The factory applied bright white rhodium plating is completely intact. Really, who doesn’t love a disco ball. You can have 3 personal sparkling disco balls for the estate price of only $280.00 CAD. Stock #e12057.

SOLD


November 5, 2018

14kt. white gold necklace with diamond ball pendant $560.00 CAD. e8756

e8756 diamond ball pendant necklaceIt’s a mini disco ball for your neck. 18 tiny little diamonds sparkle as the 10mm round pendant rolls on your neck. A round foxtail chain 16 inches long should place the ball just under the collar bones. This is a very contemporary design in new condition. A combined weight of 8.4 grams should give you some idea of the value this piece offers. A basic Italian made chain of this weight could easily sell for $800.00 or more. When you add a separate hand set diamond pendant the value really becomes apparent. Even though the diamond weight is only around 0.07 carat in total, they are big enough to be noticed and add the finishing touch to the pendant. A sturdy and secure lobster catch is easy to use and much stronger than a basic spring ring. Estate priced at $560.00 CAD. Stock #e8756.e8756.1 diamond ball pendant and chain

SOLD


October 29, 2018

1.64ct. tw. (1.07ct. I2-H GIA cert. centre) 14kt. pendant & necklace 3.6gr. $3,500.00 CAD. e12003

We showcased this diamond about a month ago and mentioned it would look great as a pendant. We couldn’t resist the urge so here is the result. We’ll still sell the diamond separately for $2,000.00 if you have another project in mind but I think we nailed it with this one. Imagine the reaction when you wear this pendant with your favorite dress, you know, the one with the plunging neckline. Ever considered a fancy shaped diamond? They offer an interesting alternative to the industry benchmark round brilliant cut. Fancy shaped diamonds are almost always less expensive compared to round, sometimes by close to 40%. This estate emerald cut faces up much nicer than many I2 clarity diamonds I’ve seen. The white feather type inclusions can be seen without artificial magnification but that doesn’t mean the diamond doesn’t sparkle. The very good H colour, no fluorescence and very good polish ensure it still twinkles like a diamond costing several times more. The recent (February 2019) Gemological Institute of America certificate can be seen online here. The 14 karat white gold Art Deco inspired setting with 16 inch, 14 karat gold, Italian made rolo chain contains 35 round diamonds of very good VS-SI-GH quality. The small single cut and brilliant cut diamonds add 0.57 carats of extra sparkle. The pendant setting is available for $1,500.00 CAD more. If you’ve got another project in mind let us know; we’d love to custom make it for you. You won’t believe how nice and how large an estate diamond can be purchased for only $2,000.00 CAD, but only at Bill Le Boeuf Jewellers. Completed pendant and chain are priced at $3,500.00 CAD. Stock #e12003.

SOLD


October 27, 2018

18kt. gold 2.00ct sapphire & diamond heart necklace $3,500.00 CAD. e9439

 

e9439 18 karat sapphire and diamond heart pendantCheckerboard is a pattern that has been used for every application imaginable including jewellery, but I’ve never seen it done this well. Imagine the time it took to custom cut 1.00 carat of VS-G or better diamonds plus 1.00 carat of top quality corn flower blue sapphires to fit into this heart shaped invisible set pendant. It would have been a meticulous task but well worth the effort considering the finished result. The sparkling white and blue pattern is made even more eye catching being set in warm 18 karat yellow gold. This is a very high quality item with the kind of colour you rarely see. Words can hardly describe the quality of these sapphires. You NEED to come in and see it in person. Suspended from from an 18 inch long fancy bar link chain the set weighs 7.5 grams in total. Estate price $3,500.00 CAD. Stock #e9439.e9439 diamond and sapphire pendant

SOLD

 

 


October 23, 2018

10-14kt. diamond heart pendant 0.20ct. tw. $266.00 CAD. e10282

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Unlike the delicate, filigree covered Art Deco and Art Nouveau inspired pieces we feature as often as possible, this pendant owes its design to a technique called pavé. The heart shaped outline is literally paved with tiny diamonds, all microscopically bead set as close and tight together as possible. Electroplated over the 14 karat gold with bright white rhodium and 0.20 carats of bead set diamonds, the only yellow gold left visible makes a big statement. The yellow gold edges of the bail gently curve into scrolled arches complimenting the chain. The 14mm heart is hung from a 10 karat, yellow gold, 16 inch long, Italian made wheat link chain. Total weight for the chain and pendant are 2.5 grams. Estate price for the set is $266.00 CAD. Stock #e10282.

SOLD


October 20, 2018

Diamond circle pendant 0.25ct. tw. I1-J 10/14kt. 2.6gr. $420.00 CAD. e11444

A past, present, future trinity of diamonds wrapped in an unending vortex of shinning white gold. The meaningful trio are made up of 0.25 carats of I1-J quality round brilliant cut diamonds in the slightest graduation. The understated slider pendant measures an occasion neutral 15.6mm in diameter; allowing the wearer to carry that secret promise of two lives entwined with them wherever they go. The meaningful pendant has been strung on an upgraded 16 inch long 14 karat white gold box chain which still retains its original bright rhodium finish. Estate price $420.00 CAD. Stock #e11444.

SOLD


October 15, 2018

10 karat Barrie Colts Charlie Horse pendant 4.2 grams $245.00 CAD. e10103

e10103-barie-colts-charlie-horse-10-karat-pendant-002The perfect gift for the die hard Barrie Colts fan. Charlie Horse pendant made from 4.2 grams of 10 karat yellow gold. The well made piece will (hopefully) act as a good luck charm for you and the Colts thanks to the lucky horseshoe built into their logo. The pendant itself measures an impressive 24mm long by 20mm wide and is equipped with a heavy bail large enough to accommodate almost any chain. “GO COLTS GO!”. Estate price $245.00 CAD. Stock #e10103.e10103-barie-colts-charlie-horse-10-karat-pendant-001

SOLD


October 10, 2018

14kt. natural emerald pendant & necklace 4.3gr. $350.00 CAD. e11923

Cabochon cut emerald is seldom seen but judging from this tear drop shaped example it should be done more often! The natural emerald is a well saturated green that appears lit from within. It has been molded into the heart of a one-of-a-kind-drop pendant that carries the curving motif further. With all rounded surfaces the 14 karat yellow and rhodium enhanced pendant swirls around its center. The integrated bail droops like honey over the accompanying 16 inch chain. As a statement of its hand carved nature the pendant weighs an impressive 4.3 grams. Estate price $350.00 CAD. Stock #e11923.

SOLD


October 3, 2018

14 karat gold Kokopelli pendant 4.0 grams $336.00 CAD. e11677

Kokopelli is an ancient Mesoamerican fertility deity dating back from as least 850 AD. Kokopelli was said to carry unborn children on his back, distributing them to women. He is also associated with agriculture and his flute playing was meant to chase away winter and bring about spring. Standing 26mm tall this three dimensional depiction in 14 karat yellow gold doesn’t seem to be doing much to prevent our winter from coming. Perhaps it’s due to the unplayable nature of his flute. Either way the 4 gram carving with its iconic South American imagery carries with it thoughts of warmer places. Estate price $336.00 CAD. Stock #e11677.

SOLD


October 1, 2018

Roberto Coin diamond pendant & chain 18kt. gold $1,182.00 CAD. e10337

No one does the diamond circle pendant like Roberto Coin, it is absolutely their signature piece. Made solid and strong from high quality 18 karat white gold the circle features 0.42 carats of bright SI-HI round brilliant cut diamonds. Measuring 21mm in diameter the signed piece also features a hidden created ruby, as Roberto Coin’s Egyptian inspired secret gift meant to provide health, happiness and a long life. The sparkling halo hangs lightly from an Italian made 18 karat white gold 18 inch long rolo link chain, equipped with a 17 inch adjustment loop. Estate price $1,182.00 CAD. Stock #e10337.

SOLD


September 16, 2018

1oz. 999 coin, 20″ 19kt. rope necklace, 14kt. frame, 49gr. tw. $3,394.00 CAD. e11975

Invest in some tax exempt gold bullion and get a great piece of jewellery at the same time. We usually have a few of these gold coins in stock for those who like to collect/invest in gold bullion but seldom do they come in as a beautiful and substantial jewellery item. This necklace/pendant is truly an international collaboration; the coin of course was made at the Royal Canadian Mint and the 19 karat solid rope link necklace is likely from Portugal. Most of the 19 karat we encounter in our estate department has its origins in Portugal. 19 karat gold has a very rich colour that closely matches the hue of the 99.9% pure gold coin. The  solid rope link necklace measures 20 in length and weighs 13.7 grams. The coin is secured in a hand made 14 karat yellow gold frame with a large jointed bail. The frame is well crafted with a thick polished bezel protecting the soft pure gold coin. The coin dates from 1979. 1979 was not only the first year of Canadian Maple Leaf coin production it also made Canada the first country to manufacture a pure gold coin. To this day the Canadian Maple Leaf is considered one of the finest and most pure gold coins available. The coin portion of the pendant/necklace is sold for just the value of gold it contains plus 4% with NO sales tax added (this is the investment portion of the piece). The 13.7 gram chain and 4.1 gram frame are priced separately for $1,596.00. The total price of this item will fluctuate with the price of gold. As of today (Feb. 6 2019) pure gold selling for $1,729.00 CAD per ounce. The chain and  pendant are both in excellent condition. The coin shows patina form use but has never been polished in any way. The set is priced at $3,394.00 CAD (subject to change with fluctuating gold price). Stock #e11975.

SOLD