Fine Jewelry

Cowan's Fine Jewelry and Timepieces Department holds semiannual auctions that feature signed and unsigned items. The collections span from antique collectibles to modern designs with an emphasis on precious metals, gemstones and wrist watches.

Consign Now or contact Brad Wanstrath for a private jewelry box consultation at no obligation.

Department Director

Brad Wanstrath
Specialist

Contact Information
Contact Brad at 513.871.1670 (ext. 217)

Brad Wanstrath brings extensive expertise to the Cowan's team, and will manage the consigning, cataloguing, and selling of fine jewelry and timepieces for Cowan's two annual fine jewelry and timepieces auctions.

Brad is a registered graduate of the Diamond Council of America and has taken a number of Gemological Institute of America (G.I.A.) learning courses. He began working in the jewelry industry at the retail level in October of 1979.

 In 1983, Brad joined his father's business, manufacturing fine jewelry and selling at the wholesale level until 2005. In August of 2005, he went to work for LID Ltd. out of New York City managing their Midwest territory. 

Contact Brad at 513.871.1670 (ext. 217) or e-mail him at: brad@cowans.com

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Obsidian Necklace, Earrings and Ring in Sterling
Lot # 333 - Obsidian Necklace, Earrings and Ring in Sterling
A sterling silver 23" necklace marked TH13 featuring hand-hammered graduated silver beads alternating with faceted cubes of obsidian. The earrings, marked TS14, are 2" drops with matching silver beads and faceted obsidian. The ring, in size 10.5 and marked IM02 features a beveled cabochon obsidian measuring 17mm x 11.5mm.
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Duo Colored Imperial Topaz Ring
Lot # 73 - Duo Colored Imperial Topaz Ring
A 14K white gold ring prong set with one cushion cut natural imperial topaz approximately a total weight of 2.28cts. (Trademarked Blueridge)

Measures ring size 5.5 and a weight of 1.7 dwts.
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Gemstone Earrings and Jackets in 14 Karat Yellow Gold
Lot # 227 - Gemstone Earrings and Jackets in 14 Karat Yellow Gold
A large group of earrings including 6mm round amethyst, garnet and blue topaz studs, 4mm and 5mm green hardstone bead earrings, 5mm aquamarine studs and 3.5mm pearl studs PLUS a pair of 6mm trillion grape garnet jackets in a squiggle design, a pair of turquoise cluster jackets and a pair of garnet and diamond "j" hoop jackets.

8.7 dwt.
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Elaborate Cameo set on a Green Hardstone
Lot # 257 - Elaborate Cameo set on a Green Hardstone
A 14K Victorian set green hardstone cameo, with elaborate hand beading.

Measures 2.3 inches x .84 inches.
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14 Karat Yellow Gold Natural Pearl Stick Pin
Lot # 449 - 14 Karat Yellow Gold Natural Pearl Stick Pin
Antique stick pin in 14k yellow gold with one 6-7mm irregular pearl and one European cut diamond weighing approximately .03 carats.
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<i>Idaho Opal and Gem Co.</i> Boulder Opal Earrings
Lot # 201 - Idaho Opal and Gem Co. Boulder Opal Earrings
Two pairs of Australian boulder opal earrings from Idaho opal and Gem Co. One pair in 14k white gold bezels measuring 12mm x 7mm and a second pair in 14k yellow gold containing 9mm x 6mm opals set in bezels.

2.0 dwt.
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Ladies Art Deco Ruby and Diamond Earrings
Lot # 470 - Ladies Art Deco Ruby and Diamond Earrings
Ladies 14 karat yellow gold art deco earrings containing thirty-two 2.5mm round red rubies and two 7.5mm round pearls with French clip backs.

11.10 dwt.
1.375 in.
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Circle Link 14 Karat Yellow Gold Necklace
Lot # 126 - Circle Link 14 Karat Yellow Gold Necklace
A 14k yellow gold 20" necklace by Oma di Dall'avo & Company of Italy. Circular links in varying sizes completed with a hidden clasp.

10.2 dwt.
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Bexley 2002 Extremely Rare Prototype M100 Fountain Pen Americana Blue
Lot # 64 - Bexley 2002 Extremely Rare Prototype M100 Fountain Pen Americana Blue
This Bexley 2002 Extremely Rare Prototype M100 Fountain Pen comes in a collection that contains 13 entirely different variations of their M100 fountain pen made expressly for Bertram's Inkwell. It is very possibly that less than five of each of these unique colors were produced, for a VERY limited production of less than 75 pens in the design. Each pen is 5 inches capped, with a 4.625" butt to nib tip and a comfortable 7 inches posted. This pen has a very unique design. The cap covers over half of the barrel, with internal threading deep inside. This particular pen is designated as 'Americana Blue' featuring the barrel of a Marbled Royal Blue color and black cap, with silver clip and accents. It is a cartridge/ converter pen, and is fitted with an 18K two-tone Bexley 'S' nib. It is mint, never used, and comes in a burgundy leather chamois lined box, with all papers.
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<i>Citizen</i> Skyhawk Blue Angels Chronograph
Lot # 179 - Citizen Skyhawk Blue Angels Chronograph
Citizen Skyhawk Blue Angels model JR3080-01L. Eco-Drive. Time and calendar in 22 time zones. Three world time alarms. 1/100 seconds 24 hour chronograph. Rotating slide rule bezel.  Screw on back. 100m water resistance. Six month power reserve at full charge. Blue leather Citizen strap with Citizen buckle. With Blue Angels box, manual and CD.
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Midnight Blue Edson" Fountain Pen">Lot # 389 - Waterman 1993 "Midnight Blue Edson" Fountain Pen
These "Edson" pens were made to commemorate 120 years of Waterman pen production, and are named after Waterman's founder Edson Waterman. They are cartridge/converter pens with an Art Deco styling. This pen is numbered on clip #016754 of the early production. It has a body of slid, translucent, royal blue color, and a frosted gold metal cap, held firmly in place by three spring-loaded studs, with an elongated, polished gold clip accented in 23k gold finish. The solid 18k gold "OGL" nib bears the Waterman logo and is accented by an elongated gold "open arrow." Mint in snap case in box with blue and black cartridges, a lifetime guarantee, and all papers in original sleeve, which shows some signs of age deterioration.
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18k White and Yellow Diamond Triple Drop Earrings
Lot # 72 - 18k White and Yellow Diamond Triple Drop Earrings
18k white and fancy yellow diamond drop earrings comprised of three round brilliant-cut diamond stations, each diamond is encircled by round brilliant-cut diamonds and set in 18k rose, yellow or white gold. Approximate diamond evaluations:

Earring 1
Diamond set in 18k rose gold: approximately 1.10 ct., SI1 clarity, K color, no fluorescence. 
Diamond set in 18k yellow gold: approximately 1.09 ct., VS1 clarity, fancy light yellow color, moderate blue fluorescence.
Diamond set in 18k white gold: approximately 1.36 ct., VS1 clarity, J color, strong blue fluorescence.
Wt. 4.3 dwts.

Earring 2
Diamond set in 18k rose gold: approximately 1.21 ct., SI1 clarity, K color, no fluorescence.
Diamond set in 18k yellow gold: approximately 1.32 ct., VS1 clarity, fancy light yellow color, no fluorescence
Diamond set in 18k white gold: approximately 1.23 ct., SI1 clarity, J color, no fluorescence.
Wt. 4.0 dwts.
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Tiffany & Co. Sapphire Bracelet in Platinum
Lot # 82 - Tiffany & Co. Sapphire Bracelet in Platinum
A Tiffany & Co. platinum line bracelet, ca 1925, containing 51 square to rectangular cut blue sapphires set in a straight channel in individually hand made links. Total weight of approximately 12.0 carats. Engraved links. Signed Tiffany & Co.

12.2 dwt.
7.125 in. length
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18k Diamond Eternity Band
Lot # 60 - 18k Diamond Eternity Band
18k white gold and diamond eternity ring containing princess-cut diamonds weighing approximately 8.64 cts. total weight, VVS-VS clarity, G-H color; ring size 6, wt. 4.8 dwts.
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18 Karat White Gold Pave Diamond Bangle Bracelet
Lot # 128 - 18 Karat White Gold Pave Diamond Bangle Bracelet
Ladies 18 karat white gold bangle bracelet containing 67 SI1, G-H color round full cut diamonds pave set in the top of the bracelet, weighing approximately 1.50 carats total weight.
16.46 dwt.
Stamped: 18k and 750.
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Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet in Platinum and 14 Karat
Lot # 120 - Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet in Platinum and 14 Karat
An exquisite 14k yellow gold and platinum sapphire and diamond hinged bangle bracelet. The bracelet features five pear-shaped sapphires that range between 6mm x 4mm to 9mm x 5mm. There are thirty-five SI2, G-H color European cut diamonds surrounding the sapphires which are set in a floral design. The bangle is yellow gold, while the top of the mountings are platinum. With original box.
 
12.9 dwt.
7" length
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Ladies Iridium Platinum Three-Stone Diamond Ring
Lot # 18 - Ladies Iridium Platinum Three-Stone Diamond Ring
Ladies iridium platinum three-stone ring, ca 1950, containing one VS1-2, G color European cut center diamond measuring 6.8 mm x 3.75 mm and weighing approximately 1.15 carats. Ring also contains two 4.8 mm round European cut VS1-2, H-I color side diamonds weighing approximately 1 carat total weight and two 0.02 carat round full cut accent diamonds.
2.68 dwt.
Size 6
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Diamond Solitaire Pendant and Chain in 14 Karat
Lot # 347 - Diamond Solitaire Pendant and Chain in 14 Karat
A 14k white gold "Halo" pendant containing one SI1-SI2, G-H color round brilliant diamond weighing approximately .65 carats set in four prongs with a circular "halo" around the diamond.

15" chain
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Amber Grouping with Earrings, Necklaces and Pins
Lot # 75 - Amber Grouping with Earrings, Necklaces and Pins
A group of amber jewelry including a Danish modern pin in sterling with a 19mm amber bead,two pairs of clip on amber earrings, a cloth backed amber flower brooch with multi color amber, a faceted amber stretch bracelet, an amber and turquoise "slinky" bracelet, a 48" amber necklace, a choker necklace with a 3" repousse and bi-metal drop, an amber and gold tone bar necklace with black accents and a dark amber bead necklace with silver plated copper beads.
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Retro Styled Diamond Encrusted Jaguar Ring and Bracelet
Lot # 38 - Retro Styled Diamond Encrusted Jaguar Ring and Bracelet
A 14K yellow gold matching bracelet and ring composed of a cast jaguar head accented with pave diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires.

Measures ring size 6.5, length of bracelet 7 and a total combined weight of 13.4 dwts.
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