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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Grouping of Ivory Jewelry
Lot # 159 - Grouping of Ivory Jewelry
A grouping of Ivory jewelry; all signed pieces are stamped.

A condition statement is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Cowan's Auctions, Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission and each lot is sold "AS IS". The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Cowan's Auctions, Inc. recommends that prospective bidders examine lots in person or make enquiries to the Jewelry Department concerning condition of any lots before the sale as all lots are sold in "AS IS" condition.
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14k Double Strand Akoya Pearl Necklace
Lot # 89 - 14k Double Strand Akoya Pearl Necklace
14k white gold akoya cultured pearl double strand necklace containing very fine white round pearls, measuring approximately 4.0-4.5 mm, white gold clasp in the form of a pansy set with one 6.25 mm akoya cultured pearl; necklace lg. 67 in., wt. 2.4 dwts. 
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<i>Eloga</i> Bracelet Watch in 14 Karat Yellow Gold with Diamonds
Lot # 142 - Eloga Bracelet Watch in 14 Karat Yellow Gold with Diamonds
A 14k yellow gold bracelet watch from Eloga, ca 1965, featuring a floral cover set with fourteen clean, white single cut diamonds. The 14k yellow gold mesh band features a clasp with two adjustments and a safety chain. 17 jewel Eloga mechanical movement.

15.3 dwt.
6.5"
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Ladies Platinum Fancy Yellow Center Heart-Shaped Diamond Earrings
Lot # 192 - Ladies Platinum Fancy Yellow Center Heart-Shaped Diamond Earrings
Ladies platinum earrings with 18 karat yellow gold accents containing 50 E.G.L. certified  VS1-VS2, F-G color round full cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.19 carats total weight and two VVS2, Natural fancy yellow heart-shaped center diamonds weighing 3.05 carats total weight. Wires with lever backs.

4.2 dwt.
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Aquamarine and Diamond Earrings in 14 Karat
Lot # 167 - Aquamarine and Diamond Earrings in 14 Karat
Hand made earrings in 14k yellow gold featuring two large 19mm x 11mm pear-shaped aquamarines with two round diamonds and ten marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 1.25 carats total weight. Screw backs with posts.

8.5 dwt.
1.25"
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Weiss Costume Jewelry Collection
Lot # 18 - Weiss Costume Jewelry Collection
A Weiss brooch with matching ear clips; all signed pieces are stamped.
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Vintage Miriam Haskell Bow Brooch
Lot # 49 - Vintage Miriam Haskell Bow Brooch
This large bow design is a signed Miriam Haskell piece accented with faux pearls and clear rhinestones; all signed pieces are stamped.
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Hamilton
Lot # 80 - Hamilton "Dodson" Wrist Watches
A group of five Hamilton "Dodson" models, ca 1938-1948. All Wadsworth 10k gold filled cases. Various styles of  leather straps. All have Hamilton 987A mechanical movements.
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Amethyst Ring
Lot # 64 - Amethyst Ring
A classic 14K yellow gold and amethyst ring with a halo of 16 round brilliant-cut diamonds, measuring 2.05mm-2.13mm.

Measures ring size 7.5 and a weight of 3.6 dwts.
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<i>Lucy Isaacs</i> Art Deco 1930's Choker with Amethyst
Lot # 207 - Lucy Isaacs Art Deco 1930's Choker with Amethyst
Lucy Isaacs 1930's art deco choker featuring three oval 30mm x 21mm amethyst pieces with green and purple bead accents on sterling silver chain. Length 16''.
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Rings in Silver with Cubic Zirconia
Lot # 338 - Rings in Silver with Cubic Zirconia
Two rings in silver with cubic zirconia. The first features one oval 12mm x 10mm pink cubic zirconia in a crossover band. Maker's mark unidentifiable. Size 6. The other ring features one green oval 11mm x 9mm cubic zirconia with two 5mm heart shaped cubic zirconia. "DQ CZ" marked on the inside. Size 6.75.
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Ring in 10 Karat White Gold with Gemstones PLUS
Lot # 287 - Ring in 10 Karat White Gold with Gemstones PLUS
Two rings. The first is in 10k white gold and features seven 4.5mm x 2.5mm oval blue gemstones with round accent white stones on the sides. Marked "IBG", size 6.25. The next ring is silver and features ten oval 4mm x 2mm oval blue gemstones. Size 7.25.

2.1 dwt 10k.
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Opal and Diamonds in Rose Gold PLUS
Lot # 222 - Opal and Diamonds in Rose Gold PLUS
Two rings. Ring in 14k rose gold featuring one 22.2mm x 16.3mm white opal weighing approximately 6.90 carats surrounded by ninety-four round full cut diamonds around the center stone in a halo style and on the split shank weighing approximately .64 carats total weight. Size 6.5. The next ring is in 14k yellow gold and features one 9.5mm x 7.5mm oval labradorite center surrounded by black accents. Size 11.5. 

12.96 dwt.
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Vintage Sterling Silver
Lot # 176 - Vintage Sterling Silver "Bracelet-Ring" & Earring Collection
A grouping of three sterling silver connected bracelet-to-ring sets; each marked sterling and set with various opaque stones. Lot also includes sterling pierced earrings; all signed pieces are stamped
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Ladies 18 Karat White Gold Oval Fancy Vivid Yellow Pendant
Lot # 135 - Ladies 18 Karat White Gold Oval Fancy Vivid Yellow Pendant
Ladies 18 karat white gold pendant containing one 9.07 x 6.00 x 4.31 mm natural fancy vivid yellow center diamond weighing 1.77 carats and 31 VS2, G-H color round brilliant diamonds weighing approximately .30 carats total weight. Comes complete with G.I.A. colored diamond ID. 
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Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Open Square Necklace
Lot # 255 - Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Open Square Necklace
A Tiffany & Co. sterling silver 1" open square pendant marked T&CO, 925 and 1837. With pouch.

4.5 dwt.
18"
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<i>Schiaparelli</i> 1950s Grapes of Wrath Brooch
Lot # 125 - Schiaparelli 1950s Grapes of Wrath Brooch
Ca 1950s Schiaparelli grape cluster brooch formed by cultured pearls and rhinestones; lg. 3 in. Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian, 1899-1973) was a fashion designer whose greatest rival was Coco Chanel. In the time between the two World Wars, Schiaparelli was regarded as one of the most prominent fashion designers in the world.
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Waltham Open-Face 15-Jewel Pocket Watch
Lot # 123 - Waltham Open-Face 15-Jewel Pocket Watch
Walthyam 1857 model 15-jewel, size 18 with factory unique regulator ca 1868. Dueber "Silverine" case. Foggs patent. Key wind. Serial number 442232.
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<i>Kirks Folly</i> Unicorn Cameo Necklace with Blue Crystals
Lot # 161 - Kirks Folly Unicorn Cameo Necklace with Blue Crystals
Kirks Folly necklace with a round 33mm cameo depicting a unicorn in blue surrounded by round blue iridescent crystals. Three blue cord strands with blue crystal beads.Lobster claw clasp with 3'' extender. Length 14.5''.
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Diamond Circle Brooch in 14 Karat White Gold
Lot # 65 - Diamond Circle Brooch in 14 Karat White Gold
A 14k white gold circle pin ca 1949 featuring a floral and bow design containing one 6.8mm x 6.8mm x 4.7mm European cut diamond weighing approximately 1.35 carats, two 4.5mm European cut diamonds weighing approximately .75 carats total weight, 34 European cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.25 carats total weight and two 3.75mm pearls. (missing two). Engraved May 11, 1949. Diamonds are VS-SI, K-M color.

8.2 dwt.
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