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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Pair of Miriam Haskell Faux Pearl Earrings
Lot # 299 - Pair of Miriam Haskell Faux Pearl Earrings
Miriam Haskell faux pearl earrings (2 pair). Large pair of irregular faux pearls and gilt gold classic motif earclips, small pair of faux pearl and rhinestone flower motif earclips. Signed Miriam Haskell
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Trifari &  Micromosaic Costume Jewelry Collection
Lot # 212 - Trifari & Micromosaic Costume Jewelry Collection
A bracelet of ten micromosaic links in a motif of flower clusters and in a yellow and blue color, an oval micromosaic brooch with a detailed floral scene on a blue background in a brass pin setting, an oval micromosaic brooch with a raised floral scene on a green background and a twisted brass pin setting, an oval micromosaic brooch with a floral scene in a forest green background, a Trifari necklace with opaque red beads; all signed pieces are stamped.
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Vintage Riske Pocket Mirrors
Lot # 47 - Vintage Riske Pocket Mirrors
A duo of Pocket mirrors composed of mixed metal and a transfer of a nude scene; 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>Lanvin</i> Enamel Bangle
Lot # 135 - Lanvin Enamel Bangle
Ca 1960s, a vintage Lanvin enameled bangle with scrolls and stylized palmettes; dia. 2.25  in. 
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3.0cts. Classic Platinum and Diamond Engagement Ring
Lot # 159 - 3.0cts. Classic Platinum and Diamond Engagement Ring
A platinum classic style diamond solitaire engagement ring set with one round brilliant-cut diamond solitaire (GIA Certificate: 1146501965), approximately 3.0cts, O-P color, VS2 clarity and no fluorescence.

Measures ring size of 6.
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Chinese Duplex Hunter Case Pocket Watch
Lot # 391 - Chinese Duplex Hunter Case Pocket Watch
Imperial Duplex silver hunter case pocket watch. Stamped 18 with a crown above it. Blued hands. Matching case and movement serial numbers (37572). 10-jewel hand-engraved movement.
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Pearl Bracelet with Diamonds and Tourmaline
Lot # 231 - Pearl Bracelet with Diamonds and Tourmaline
A triple-row 6.5-7mm pearl bracelet containing 63 pearls with pink and ivory overtones featuring a 14k yellow gold center piece containing a 12mm x 10mm x 6.5mm oval cabochon blue green tourmaline weighing approximately 6.5 carats set in a white gold bezel. The clasp is a wide gold fluted oval box. The spacers are 14k yellow gold and set with twenty VS2, G color round full cut diamonds weighing approximately .25 carats total weight.
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Necklace in Silver with Pink Cubic Zirconia
Lot # 181 - Necklace in Silver with Pink Cubic Zirconia
Necklace in silver featuring one 12mm x 10mm oval pink cubic zirconia. Box chain marked "925 CZ." Length 17.5''. 

4.1 dwt. 
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Ladies 14 Karat Yellow Gold Opal Pin
Lot # 453 - Ladies 14 Karat Yellow Gold Opal Pin
Ladies 14k yellow gold concave circular pin with a Florentine finish and rope edging containing one 15mm x 10mm oval natural opal. Can also be worn as a pendant.

6.10 dwt.
1.125 in. round
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Ladies 14 Karat Waltham Open-Face Pocket Watch
Lot # 248 - Ladies 14 Karat Waltham Open-Face Pocket Watch
Ladies Waltham size 3/0 open face pocket watch. Porcelain face. Blue spaded hands. Auxiliary dial at six o'clock. 14k yellow gold case. Monogrammed EMB on case back.
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Montegrappa <i>Aphrodite</i> Limited Edition Fountain Pen
Lot # 180 - Montegrappa Aphrodite Limited Edition Fountain Pen
Montegrappa 1997 Aphrodite Limited Edition fountain pen. Number 0510 of 1912. Heavy solid silver overlay of architecture and reliefs of Venus with mother-of-pearl inlays. 18k nib, 925 silver. Made in Italy, including original packaging with Certificate of Authenticity and a shell container.
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Sterling Silver and Italian Enamel Compact
Lot # 215 - Sterling Silver and Italian Enamel Compact
Continental, 20th century. Silver and enamel compact, made of sterling silver with a scrolling motif detail on the back; engraved vermeil interior, mirror still pristine. Thumb closure;  3.05 ins. x 2.9 ins. 
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<i>Panthére de Cartier</i> Wrist Watch in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Lot # 60 - Panthére de Cartier Wrist Watch in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Panthére de Cartier wrist watch in 18k yellow gold. 21mm x 29mm including lugs. Model 1070. Hidden deployment clasp. Serial number 132203. Roman numerals on champagne dial. Blued stick hands. Includes Cartier box and watch booklet.

43.4 dwt.
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Coro Rhinestone Leaf Brooch
Lot # 69 - Coro Rhinestone Leaf Brooch
A Coro 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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Two-Diamond Pendant in 14 Karat White Gold
Lot # 91 - Two-Diamond Pendant in 14 Karat White Gold
A 14k white gold pendant containing one 6.4mm x 6.375mm x 3.925mm round diamond weighing approximately 1.0 carats and one 6.225mm x 6.225mm x 4.0mm round diamond weighing approximately 1.0 carats suspended on a 16" chain. SI1-2, I-J color. Approximately 2.0 carats total weight.

3.2 dwt.
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Amethyst and Diamond Pendant in Platinum and Gold
Lot # 355 - Amethyst and Diamond Pendant in Platinum and Gold
A large amethyst briolette set in a rhodium-plated rose gold and yellow gold mounting containing six single cut diamonds weighing approximately .25 carats total weight suspended on a 16" platinum chain. Amethyst 38mm x 18mm.
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14k Vintage Diamond Floral Cluster Ring
Lot # 7 - 14k Vintage Diamond Floral Cluster Ring
14k white gold vintage style floral cluster ring set with one round brilliant-cut diamond weighing approximately .52 cts., VS1 clarity, G-H color, no fluorescence. Surrounded by numerous single-cut round diamonds weighing approximately 1.80 ct. total weight, VS clarity, G color; ring size 5.5, wt. 5.5 dwts.
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Collection of Porcelain and Faience Inkwells
Lot # 447 - Collection of Porcelain and Faience Inkwells
French and British, early 20th century. A group of four inkwells of various forms, including one figural inkwell depicting bears, one urn-shaped inkwell, one rounded inkwell, and one hexagonal inkwell, possibly Quimper. Two underside marks reading AP and R/M/3; ht. 5 in. (largest).
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Mosaic Grouping
Lot # 272 - Mosaic Grouping
A grouping of Mosaic jewelry composed of a 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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