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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KJL Rhinestone Pin
Lot # 103 - KJL Rhinestone Pin
A KJL bumblebee pin with white, yellow and blue rhinestones; all signed pieces are stamped.
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Blue Sapphire and Baguette Diamond Bracelet in 18 Karat White Gold
Lot # 135 - Blue Sapphire and Baguette Diamond Bracelet in 18 Karat White Gold
An 18k white gold bracelet featuring thirty well-matched medium blue 6mm x 4mm oval sapphires weighing approximately 20.0 carats total weight, accented by one 3mm x 1.5mm VS1, G-H color straight baguette diamond between each sapphire, for a total diamond weight of approximately 1.60 carats.

13.4 dwt.
7"
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Group of Carved Jewelry PLUS a <i>Lisa Toland</i> Crocheted Brooch
Lot # 228 - Group of Carved Jewelry PLUS a Lisa Toland Crocheted Brooch
A ten-piece group consisting of Bakelite earrings, a Bakelite pin, a carved bangle bracelet, a carved rose clip, two necklaces and three brooches including a Lisa Toland crocheted wire flower brooch.
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A 14 Karat Carved Ivory and Amethyst Pendant
Lot # 259 - A 14 Karat Carved Ivory and Amethyst Pendant
A large carved ivory symmetrical pendant containing 4 round cabochon amethysts set in rope design bezels and capped in 14k yellow gold.

3.5 in. height
2.25 in. width
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Double Strand Diamond Necklace
Lot # 104 - Double Strand Diamond Necklace
18k white gold and diamond necklace containing two strands of asymmetrically spaced diamonds in varying sizes, weighing approximately 23.96 cts. total weight. The three largest diamonds weigh approximately 2.84 cts. total weight, I1-I2 clarity, I-J color. Five medium diamonds weigh approximately 2.92 cts. total weight, SI2-I1 clarity, I color. 238 smaller diamonds weigh approximately 23.96 cts. total weight, SI2-I1 clarity, I color; lg. 16.5 in., wt. 31.9 dwts.
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Vintage <i>YSL Poisson</i> Ear Clips and Brooch
Lot # 130 - Vintage YSL Poisson Ear Clips and Brooch
Vintage 1950s Yves Saint Laurent polished gold tone stylized fish pin and ear clip suite, marked YSL;  pin ht. 2 in., wd. 2.5 in.  
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<i>Lauren G. Adams</i> Gemstone Ring PLUS
Lot # 164 - Lauren G. Adams Gemstone Ring PLUS
Two silver rings. The first is a Lauren G. Adams ring in gold tone featuring one 20mm x 16mm faceted oval yellow gemstone with white enameling and accent white gemstones on the band. Size 8. The next ring features one 26mm x 14mm white hardstone with a slight curvature. Marked "Italy", size 8.
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Montblanc <i>Agatha Christie</i> Limited Edition Fountain Pen
Lot # 164 - Montblanc Agatha Christie Limited Edition Fountain Pen
The Montblanc Agatha Christie is modeled after a Montblanc fountain pen from the 1920s, a reference to the year when her first novel, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" was published. The pen features black Montblanc precious resin, .925 sterling silver and genuine rubies. The cap is adorned with a clip in the form of a snake featuring genuine ruby eyes, symbolizing the sharpness and wisdom of the legendary characters she created. The cap is engraved with Agatha Christie's signature. New open box. Medium 18k nib. Never inked. Complete with box and papers.
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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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Audemars Piguet Gentleman's 18K Gold Dress Watch
Lot # 186 - Audemars Piguet Gentleman's 18K Gold Dress Watch
An Audemars Piguet Men's 18k gold dress watch. Hand crafted with a mesh bracelet, B50155 engraved on back and comes with the original paperwork, box and carrier.

A total weight with movement of 45.5 dwts.
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Pearl Brooches in 14 Karat Yellow Gold
Lot # 31 - Pearl Brooches in 14 Karat Yellow Gold
A pair of 14k yellow gold brooches with pearls. The first is a free-form nugget design containing fifteen 6.5-7mm half drilled full pearls scattered randomly in a brooch that measures 2.5" x 1.25". The second is a curved branch with engraved bark featuring twenty 4.0mm to 6.5mm half drilled full pearls in a brooch that measures 2" x 1.75".

20.5 dwt.
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18K South Sea Pearl Necklace with Ornate Diamond Clasp
Lot # 86 - 18K South Sea Pearl Necklace with Ornate Diamond Clasp
18K white gold, diamond, and South Sea cultured pearl choker necklace containing 27 pearls graduated from 14.16 to 17.65 mm, clasp with 178 bead-set diamonds, lg.17.5 in, wt. 96 dwts.
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Petite Hamilton Diamond Watch with Rope Clasp.
Lot # 187 - Petite Hamilton Diamond Watch with Rope Clasp.
A platinum petite Hamilton wristwatch set with 24 round diamonds measuring 1.63mm-3.34mm, and a rope clasp.

A total weight with movement of 8.3 dwts.
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Ladies 14 Karat White Gold
Lot # 143 - Ladies 14 Karat White Gold "Stars & Snowflakes" Diamond Bracelet
Ladies 14k white gold "Stars and Snowflakes" bracelet containing 88 baguette and round diamonds weighing 5.0 carats total weight. Diamonds are SI1-SI2, G-H color.  
9.82 dwt.
Length: 6.5 to 9 inches
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Hampden Watch Co. Key-Wind Open Faced Pocket Watch
Lot # 6 - Hampden Watch Co. Key-Wind Open Faced Pocket Watch
Hampden Watch Co. key-wind open face pocket watch ca 1881. "Silveroid" case number 3289739. Blued spaded hands. Double-sunk white porcelain dial with auxiliary dial.  Movement serial number 126911.

Size 18
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Tiffany & Co. Frank Gehry Design Spiral Necklace
Lot # 165 - Tiffany & Co. Frank Gehry Design Spiral Necklace
Sterling silver Tiffany & Co. spiral pendant designed by world renowned architect Frank Gehry. Signed Tiffany and Gehry. Complete with the correct signed 20 in. chain. Tiffany box and pouch included.
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Ceramic and Mother-of-Pearl Bangle
Lot # 320 - Ceramic and Mother-of-Pearl Bangle
Wide black ceramic bangle with inlaid mother-of-pearl design; dia. 3 in. 
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Ladies 14 Karat White Gold Wedding Set
Lot # 48 - Ladies 14 Karat White Gold Wedding Set
Ladies 14k white gold wedding set containing one I1, G- H color round brilliant center diamond weighing approximately .50 carats and 21 SI1, G-H color side diamonds weighing approximately .50 carats total weight .

Approximately one carat total weight.
3.1 dwt.
Size 8.75
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Diamond Bangle Bracelet in 14 Karat Yellow Gold
Lot # 58 - Diamond Bangle Bracelet in 14 Karat Yellow Gold
A 14k yellow gold hinged bangle bracelet containing nine SI1-2, I-J color round diamonds set in six-prong buttercup heads weighing approximately .50 carats total weight. Safety chain.

4.6 dwt.
6.75" inner circumference
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Unsigned Red Hued Rhinestone Group
Lot # 187 - Unsigned Red Hued Rhinestone Group
A grouping of a pair of ear clips, a brooch and a necklace; 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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