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>Tiffany and Co.</i> 18k Mabe Pearl Earrings
Lot # 75 - Tiffany and Co. 18k Mabe Pearl Earrings
Tiffany & Co. 18k yellow gold earrings comprised of mabe pearls, measuring approximately 13.50 mm, set in rope textured 18k gold, 7.4 dwts. 
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Ruby and Diamond Ring in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Lot # 366 - Ruby and Diamond Ring in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
An 18k yellow gold ring containing four SI2, H-K color European cut diamonds weighing approximately .15 carats total weight, one 6mm x 5mm oval ruby and two 4mm x 3.5mm oval side rubies. Engraved 1905.

2.1 dwt.
Size 6
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Bracelet with Red Heart Gemstones
Lot # 118 - Bracelet with Red Heart Gemstones
Silver bracelet featuring twelve red heart gemstones. Tongue clasp with safety catch. Marked "925" "Thai" and "ESX." Length 7.5''. 

11.4 dwt. 
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Montblanc Patron of Art Limited Edition "Semiramis." Mint in box with papers and sleeve. Never dipped. Number 576/4810.
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Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Link Necklace with
Lot # 257 - Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Link Necklace with "Return To Tiffany" Heart
A Tiffany & Co.sterling silver link necklace with a heart pendant marked "Please Return To Tiffany & Co., New York, 925." With box.

42.6 dwt.
16"
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An 18 Karat Yellow Gold Articulated Neck Chain
Lot # 325 - An 18 Karat Yellow Gold Articulated Neck Chain
A large neck chain in 18k yellow gold with articulated links. Stamped .750. 10mm average width.

65.3 dwt.
18 in. length
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14k Blue Topaz Pendant and Chain
Lot # 178 - 14k Blue Topaz Pendant and Chain
14k yellow gold chain and pendant containing a rectangular blue topaz and a single bezel set diamond accent on the bale; lg 17 in., 8.2 dwts.
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Ragtime (1st Issue) Blue" Fountain Pen">Lot # 354 - Visconti 1991 "Ragtime (1st Issue) Blue" Fountain Pen
For their quot;Primo Grand Introduction" of a new pen design offered in four attractive colors Visconti gave birth to their piston-fill, "Ragtime" Series. In this auction we offer their Blue pen, a very attractive and most unusual mottled or variegated blending of light blue and black celluloid. It has plated gold accents and an old style plated clip bearing the inscriptions- "Visconti-Ragtime-Firenze-Italia." This pen is fitted with a plated gold monotone Visconti "B" nib. It resides mint, in a fold-front, leatherette, snap-case with papers in the outer box.
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Tiffany & Co. Elsa Peretti Open Heart Earrings in Sterling
Lot # 265 - Tiffany & Co. Elsa Peretti Open Heart Earrings in Sterling
Tiffany & Co. Elsa Peretti signed sterling silver pierced earrings in an open heart design. With pouch.

6.3 dwt.
2" x 1.75"
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Victorian 14 Karat Cameo Slide with Chain
Lot # 63 - Victorian 14 Karat Cameo Slide with Chain
Vintage 10k yellow gold Victorian slide chain with a 14k yellow gold slide.  The very intricate handmade chain measures 64" long and has a 14k yellow gold slide with black enameling  and a cameo center.

41.2 dwt.
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Vendome & Austrian Rhinestone Costume Jewelry Collection
Lot # 225 - Vendome & Austrian Rhinestone Costume Jewelry Collection
Two Austrian brooches and a Vendome ring; all signed pieces are stamped.
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<i>Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger</i>
Lot # 4 - Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger "V Rope" Earrings in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
A fantastic pair of Tiffany & Co. Schlumberger "V-Rope" design omega clip earrings in 18k yellow gold. Marked "18k" and "Schlumberger."

14.9 dwt.
1.25" x .50"
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Rose, Green, White and Yellow Gold Elgin Hunter Case
Lot # 202 - Rose, Green, White and Yellow Gold Elgin Hunter Case
A vintage 14k Elgin hunter case pocket watch, case serial number 963248, engraved with a deer motif of rose, green, white and yellow gold; a movement serial number 9738470.

A total weight with movement of 27.7 dwts.
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Multiple Charms for a Charm Bracelet
Lot # 82 - Multiple Charms for a Charm Bracelet
A bag of eighteen charms in a mix of gold and silver tones, some are stamped sterling; all signed pieces are stamped.
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Blue Stone Sterling Ring and Bracelet
Lot # 222 - Blue Stone Sterling Ring and Bracelet
A sterling silver bracelet and ring composed with a blue stone; 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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JJ & Unsigned Coral Jewelry.
Lot # 155 - JJ & Unsigned Coral Jewelry.
A grouping of a bracelet, a brooch and a pair of ear clips. An unsigned coral rosette hinged bangle with light frosting and faux pearls, a JJ frosted brooch, a pair of unsigned coral rosette ear clips that match the bangle and includes the original packaging.
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<i>Mikimoto</i> Tapered Princess Pearl Necklace
Lot # 49 - Mikimoto Tapered Princess Pearl Necklace
A fantastic Mikimoto graduated pearl necklace featuring seventy-three round pearls that range in size from 7mm to 4mm. There is one 4mm round pearl on the clasp which features the signature Mikimoto "M" and an "S" on the reverse. Pearls have a wonderful deep ivory luster with a slight rose tint. Length 17". Complete with original Mikimoto pearl folder.

18'' length
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Hamilton Railroad 992 Pocket Watch with a 10 Karat Yellow Gold Masonic Fob
Lot # 15 - Hamilton Railroad 992 Pocket Watch with a 10 Karat Yellow Gold Masonic Fob
An open-face Hamilton 21 jewel 992 railroad pocket watch. White porcelain dial with sub-seconds dial at six o'clock. Minute chapter. Blue spade hands. Pendant-wind, lever-set. Movement number 1532568. 20-year Philadelphia case number 9140726. Screw-down bezel. With chain and 10k yellow gold Knights Templar cross-and-crown fob with enamel and articulated knight's helmet.
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Large Brooches in Gold, Silver and Mixed Metal
Lot # 149 - Large Brooches in Gold, Silver and Mixed Metal
Four large brooches including a  87mm x 57mm gold washed sterling silver floral brooch marked KS Hand Made Sterling, a 14k yellow gold 71mm x 58mm brooch with ornate outer scroll work, a mixed metal 57mm x 45mm brooch with a central lion figure with red crystal eyes and mouth and a 79mm x 42mm half circle white metal brooch.

7.8 dwt. 14k
26.5 dwt. sterling
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<i>M & N</i> 14 Karat Yellow Gold Pierced Earrings
Lot # 313 - M & N 14 Karat Yellow Gold Pierced Earrings
A pair of 14k yellow gold pierced earrings by M & N. 29mm x 11mm oval with polished centers and hand-engraved bezels. Oversized ear nuts.

6.2 dwt.
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