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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<i>Ippolita</i> Rosé Clear Quartz and Diamond Bangle
Lot # 306 - Ippolita Rosé Clear Quartz and Diamond Bangle
Ippolita rosé bangle containing six faceted rock crystal stations separated by four round brilliant-cut diamonds. Quartz measures 11.63 x 8 mm and 9.12 x 6.10 mm; bangle dia. 2.75 in., wt. 7.7 dwts.
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A Vintage 14 Karat White Gold Diamond Pinky Ring
Lot # 95 - A Vintage 14 Karat White Gold Diamond Pinky Ring
A vintage 14k white gold pinky ring with 15 single cut round diamonds weighing approximately .20 carats total weight surrounding three SI1, H-I color European cut diamonds weighing approximately .30 carats total weight for a combined total weight of approximately 1/2 carat.

3.2 dwt.
Size 7
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A 14 Karat White Gold Diamond Fashion Ring
Lot # 162 - A 14 Karat White Gold Diamond Fashion Ring
A 14k white gold fleur di lis pattern remount ring featuring one SI1, H color European cut center diamond weighing approximately 1/2 carat and five European cut accent diamonds weighing approximately .35 carats total weight.
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Trifari, Coro & Florenza Costume Jewelry Collection
Lot # 89 - Trifari, Coro & Florenza Costume Jewelry Collection
A Trifari brooch, a Coro brooch, a Florenza brooch, a pair of Trifari ear clips and a Trifari necklace; all signed pieces are stamped .
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<i>Robert Lee Morris</i> Cross Pendant PLUS
Lot # 301 - Robert Lee Morris Cross Pendant PLUS
Three silver cross pendants. The first is a Robert Lee Morris "puff" cross pendant, height 33mm. The next pendant features eleven 3mm square blue topaz with round white accent stones on the bail. Height 37.5mm. The last pendant features one 3mm square cut blue topaz and five 3mm x 5mm octagonal cut blue topaz surrounded by silver filigree work. Height 34mm.
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Metales Casados Mixed Metal Toucan Bracelet
Lot # 152 - Metales Casados Mixed Metal Toucan Bracelet
Los Castillo produced 7 in. sterling silver bracelet with copper, brass and inlaid agate. Toucan design in metal. Black enamel accents.

26.8 dwt.
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Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond Cluster Ring in 18 Karat
Lot # 517 - Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond Cluster Ring in 18 Karat
One 18k yellow gold fashion cluster ring featuring an array of emeralds, rubies, sapphires, and diamonds. Colored stones come in varying shapes. The emerald and sapphire rounds measure 2.5mm, rubies and sapphire pear shapes measure 3mm x 2mm to 5mm x 3mm, six round rubies measure 3mm to 3.5mm, marquise rubies and sapphires measure 4mm x 2mm to 5mm x 3mm, and ruby and sapphire ovals measure from 4mm x 3mm to 5mm x 4mm. There are ten SI2-I1, I-J color accent diamonds, approximately .15 carats total weight.

7.8 dwt.
Size 7.5
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A Large Antique Hard Stone Cameo
Lot # 104 - A Large Antique Hard Stone Cameo
A banded agate hardstone cameo in white over moss green. Highly detailed woman with flowing hair and Roman features. 44 x 36 x 13mm oval.
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<i>Girard Perregaux</i> 14 Karat Gold Tank Watch
Lot # 57 - Girard Perregaux 14 Karat Gold Tank Watch
A 14k yellow gold Girard Perregaux tank-style wrist watch ca 1950. 21mm x 34mm case number 799677. 86 AE 114 seventeen jewel movement. Domed crystal. White dial with sub-seconds and applied markers at 3, 9 and 12.
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Caran d'Ache Limited Edition 23K Guilloché Designed Fountain Pen and Ballpoint Pen
Lot # 124 - Caran d'Ache Limited Edition 23K Guilloché Designed Fountain Pen and Ballpoint Pen
Caran d'Ache Limited Edition 23K Gold-Plated Finish Guilloché Designed fountain and ballpoint pens. This elegant pair represents the high quality associated with Swiss manufacturing. The fountain pen is fitted with a solid 18k medium nib; each bear the same serial number: #23/2000. Both pens come mint in a wood grain finished box inside its black leather grained outer box, complete with papers.
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Late 19th Century and Early 20th Century U.S. Made Pocket Watches
Lot # 14 - Late 19th Century and Early 20th Century U.S. Made Pocket Watches
Lord Elgin open-face pocket watch, ca 1919. The Elgin Watch Co. Lord Elgin movement number 21076215. 19 jewel. Size 14. Eight adjustments. Elgin Streamline 14k white gold filled Wadsworth Quality case number 7079892. Stem-wind and -set. Blued breguet hands. White dial with Arabic numerals and subsidiary seconds at 6 o'clock.

Waltham hunter case pocket watch, ca 1898. American Waltham Watch Co. movement number 8689532. 15 jewel. 6s. Keystone watchcase. Guaranteed J. Boss 14k, 25 years, case number 6563170. White Arabic dial. Blued spade hands. Chapter dial. Subsidiary seconds at 6 o'clock. Stem-wind and -set. Floral engravings on front and back of case with "Sylvia" engraved on the front.

Elgin Watch Co. hunter case pocket watch ca 1901. Elgin National Watch Co. movement number 9246892. 0s. 7 jewel. Victory Philadelphia Watch Case Co. Warranted Ten Years case number 747889. "Mrs. Della Bucher" engraved on inside dust cover. White and pink Arabic dial. Yellow fashion hands. Subsidiary seconds at 6 o'clock. Stem-wind and -set. Bird and floral engraving on front and back of case.
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Gemstones and Diamonds by the Yard
Lot # 152 - Gemstones and Diamonds by the Yard
A 14k white gold multi-color gemstone necklace featuring a variety of precious and semi-precious stones plus ten diamonds weighing approximately .60 carats total weight set randomly throughout the piece.

8.7 dwt.
38"
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Pearls, Coral, Cameos and a TechnoSport Chronograph
Lot # 108 - Pearls, Coral, Cameos and a TechnoSport Chronograph
A large collection of jewelry including three well carved cameo brooches, two coral necklaces with additional coral beads and carvings, two pairs of cuff links, a TechnoSport TMY14 chronograph, a necklace in 14k with large cabochon rubies, a woven garnet necklace, an angel skin coral necklace with a 22mm cabochon coral in an 18k clasp, a single strand banded pearl necklace in 14k, a double strand pearl necklace with a large diamond and emerald set clasp, a silver wrapped claw necklace with a cross symbol, an 18k Ankh cross with Egyptian symbols, an emerald briolette and bead necklace, an onyx and pearl necklace in 14k, a large blister pearl necklace, a vintage agate brooch, a bakelite figural brooch, a tourmaline drop pendant in 14k and a pair of 14k yellow gold earrings with cabochon coral set in bezels.
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Sapphire & Diamond Pin
Lot # 88 - Sapphire & Diamond Pin
A platinum "circle of life" motif pin with a total of 16 diamonds, round brilliant-cut measuring 2.28mm-2.39, and 16 sapphires, square-cut measuring 1.63-1.93.

Width of 1 inches and a weight of 3.3 dwts.
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Earrings in 18 Karat Yellow Gold with 1.50 Carats Round and Baguette Diamonds
Lot # 236 - Earrings in 18 Karat Yellow Gold with 1.50 Carats Round and Baguette Diamonds
Earrings in 18k yellow gold with posts and omega clips featuring sixteen VS1, H color round diamonds weighing approximately .50 carats total weight and eighteen VS1, H color tapered baguette diamonds weighing approximately 1.25 carats total weight

5.3 dwt. 

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<i>Desert Rose Trading</i> Turquoise Bangle
Lot # 62 - Desert Rose Trading Turquoise Bangle
Desert Rose Trading hinged bangle bracelet with turquoise. Rose gold tone with maker's mark on inside. Inner diameter approximately 7.25''.
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<i>Zodiac</i> SST 36000 Automatic in 14 Karat Yellow Gold
Lot # 159 - Zodiac SST 36000 Automatic in 14 Karat Yellow Gold
A Zodiac SST 36000 Automatic in a 14k yellow gold Jonell Watch Case Company case and band, ca 1970. Hi-beat Zodiac automatic movement. Gold dial with yellow stick markers and yellow stick hands. Day and date windows at three o'clock. 33mm cushion shaped case. 14k yellow gold 8" mesh band with two adjustments.

44.2 dwt.
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Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Engagement Ring
Lot # 18 - Art Deco Platinum and Diamond Engagement Ring
Platinum ring in a pierced floral design, containing an old European-cut diamond weighing approximately .97 ct., SI2 clarity, G color, no fluorescence; ring size 7, wt. 2.1 dwts. 
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Silver 1935 S Peace Dollar Coin Bracelet
Lot # 161 - Silver 1935 S Peace Dollar Coin Bracelet
A sterling silver 8.25" charm bracelet with one 1935 S peace dollar coin in a silver bezel.
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Gruen Verithin Octagon Pocket Watch in 14 Karat
Lot # 30 - Gruen Verithin Octagon Pocket Watch in 14 Karat
A 14k two-tone Gruen Verithin Octagon. 17 jewel, 5-position temperature-regulated movement #520657. Pendant-wind and -set. Case marked 1049536, 14K, Cincinnati and 36. Blued hands. Parchment dial with sub-seconds and engraved numerals and details. White gold back plate monogrammed DBF.
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