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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Victorian Era Jewelry Chains and a Bracelet
Lot # 15 - Victorian Era Jewelry Chains and a Bracelet
Victorian era mesh bracelet and necklace. Bracelet features a center adjuster with four seed pearls. End of bracelet features a tassel. Gold tone panel link necklace with scalloped edges. Suspended is a fixed pendant with a scroll and floral design. Watch chain in gold tone with a length of 58''. Antique 20" watch fob necklace in gold tone with an 11mm wide articulated chain and a 2" drop.
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G.I.A. Certified 3.19 Carat Cushion Cut Diamond
Lot # 188 - G.I.A. Certified 3.19 Carat Cushion Cut Diamond
G.I.A. certified SI1, F color cushion brilliant diamond measuring 9.19 x 8.94 x 5.56mm and weighing 3.19 carats. Gemological Institute of America (G.I.A.) report number 2165690092.
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Silver Gilt and Ruby Bead Necklace
Lot # 48 - Silver Gilt and Ruby Bead Necklace
Ruby bead necklace comprised of graduated faceted rubies, each measuring approximately 3.6 to 4.8 mm wide, with six oval faceted stations bezel-set in yellow metal; lg 52 in., wt. 38.8 dwts. 
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Ladies' Formal Fur Jacket
Lot # 208 - Ladies' Formal Fur Jacket
Ladies' formal length jacket with a velvet tie closure.

Measures women size medium/large.
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Hamilton
Lot # 65 - Hamilton "Carson" Wrist Watch with Box and Papers
A 14k gold filled Hamilton "Carson" model, ca 1936. Hamilton 980 mechanical movement number G22330. Wadsworth case number 0855483. Parchment dial. Gold hands and Arabic numerals. Blued sub-seconds hand. With original box and guarantee.
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Garnet Rings and a Pendant in Karat Gold
Lot # 219 - Garnet Rings and a Pendant in Karat Gold
An 18k yellow gold ring from TAJ containing one 12mm x 6mm domed lozenge-shaped garnet and two diamonds weighing approximately .07 carats total weight along with a 14k yellow gold matching garnet pendant. A 14k yellow gold ring containing one 8mm x 6mm oval faceted garnet and a vintage ring containing one 10mm x 8mm octagonal garnet with six white, eye clean single cut diamonds weighing approximately .15 carats total weight.

6.7 dwt. 18k
6.3 dwt. 14k
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Sheaffer/Lambrou 1990 Sterling Silver Targa" Limited Edition Fountain Pen" width="224" />
Sterling Silver Targa" Limited Edition Fountain Pen">Lot # 349 - Sheaffer/Lambrou 1990 "Sterling Silver Targa" Limited Edition Fountain Pen
This Sheaffer pen, created under the direction of Classic Pens director Andreas Lambrou, was sent to Murelli of France to perform the engraved guilloche "Vannerie" (basket weave) exterior design on the hallmarked sterling silver barrel and cap. It was designed after Sheaffer's initial 1976 "Targa," and was named after Italy's Targa Florio Road Races. Originally pictured with the Porsche Road Racer, its "racy" silver exterior is accented by a Sheaffer "split" design "white dot" gold clip, and it is fitted with a Sheaffer 14k nib in medium left oblique. This cartridge/converter pen, #148/250, is mint in a Classic Pens exclusively designed red leatherette case with all papers, certificate by Lambrou, a 5 pack of cartridges, and an extra 14k Sheaffer fine point nib.
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Bexley 2002 Extremely Rare Prototype M100 Fountain Pen Americana Silver
Lot # 65 - Bexley 2002 Extremely Rare Prototype M100 Fountain Pen Americana Silver
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 Silver' featuring the barrel of a marbled gray pearl color and cap of a gleaming black resin 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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Flat Red Stone Set of Bracelets, Ear Clips and Brooch
Lot # 237 - Flat Red Stone Set of Bracelets, Ear Clips and Brooch
A grouping of plastic bracelets, ear clips and a rhinestone brooch; 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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<i>Emporio Armani</i> Stainless Tank Watch
Lot # 68 - Emporio Armani Stainless Tank Watch
Emporio Armani stainless steel tank watch. Style AR-0493. Black dial with silver-tone hands and applied Arabic numeral hour markers. Quartz movement. Scratch resistant mineral crystal. Case 40mm x 30mm. Deployment clasp. Water resistant 50 meters. In box with instruction manual.
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Weiss Brooch
Lot # 99 - Weiss Brooch
A Weiss brooch composed of rhinestones; 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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Ladies 14 Karat White and Yellow Gold Emerald Ring With Triangular Diamonds
Lot # 94 - Ladies 14 Karat White and Yellow Gold Emerald Ring With Triangular Diamonds
Ladies 14k white gold ring with yellow gold center head containing one 7.9 x 7.0 x 5.3 mm octagonal emerald weighing approximately 2.0 carats and two 4 x 4 x 4 mm. SI1-SI2, H-I color triangle-cut diamonds weighing approximately .50 (one-half) carat total weight.
2.09 dwt.
Ring has sizing beads in shank. Approximate size 6.5.
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Unsigned Grouping of Ear Clips and a Brooch
Lot # 291 - Unsigned Grouping of Ear Clips and a Brooch
A grouping of two pair of ear clips and a brooch; 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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<i>Ippolita</i> 18k Mother-of-Pearl Bangle
Lot # 243 - Ippolita 18k Mother-of-Pearl Bangle
Ippolita 18k yellow gold bangle containing twelve polished mother-of-pearl stations in various geometric forms ranging in size between 8.58 and 6.04 mm; dia. 2.75 in., wt. 8.9 dwts.
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<i>Tudor</i> Prince Oysterdate Model 9050/0
Lot # 163 - Tudor Prince Oysterdate Model 9050/0
Tudor Prince Oysterdate Rotor Self Winding model 9050/0, ca 1969. ETA 2784 Auto-Prince 25 jewel movement. Rolex twin-lock crown. Rolex Oyster stainless steel bracelet. Steel blue dial with applied silver hash marks and silver stick hands. Acrylic crystal with cyclops date window.
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Twisted Wire Bangle Bracelet in 18 Karat
Lot # 161 - Twisted Wire Bangle Bracelet in 18 Karat
An 18k yellow gold Italian-made bracelet featuring a twisted wire frame accented by four double roundels. Center hinged with double locking clasp.

14.3 dwt.
6.75" inner diameter
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<i>G.I.A.</i> Certified 2.02 Carat in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Lot # 88 - G.I.A. Certified 2.02 Carat in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
An 18k yellow gold custom made ring containing thirty round full cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.50 carats total weight bright cut into a 26mm wide band with scroll and open work featuring a 2.02 carat SI1, H color G.I.A. certified radiant cut center diamond set in an 18k yellow gold bezel. G.I.A. report number 5111129554.

11.8 dwt.
Size 8
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Richard Tang 22 Karat Granulated Gold Rhodolite Brooch
Lot # 207 - Richard Tang 22 Karat Granulated Gold Rhodolite Brooch
Richard Tang 22k yellow gold matte finish free-form brooch with granulated gold accents containing one 8.5mm round rhodolite garnet bezel set in the center.

15.7 dwt.
2 in. x 2.25 in.
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Fleuron Bracelet Watch in 18 Karat Gold with Rose Cut Diamonds
Lot # 92 - Fleuron Bracelet Watch in 18 Karat Gold with Rose Cut Diamonds
Fleuron bracelet watch in 18k yellow gold with white gold and diamonds. The bracelet features twenty-six round rose cut diamonds weighing approximately .50 carats total weight set in the cover in a Yin Yang design. The center compartment hinges open and reveals a Fleuron 17 jewel watch. Bracelet band is hinged on both sides and has a 3" safety chain.

16.3 dwt.
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Brooch in 14 Karat Yellow Gold
Lot # 108 - Brooch in 14 Karat Yellow Gold
A 14k yellow gold brooch in a free form design featuring a hand-cut Florentine finish.

8.0 dwt.
55mm x 20mm
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