Alright, we admit it — we aren’t above digital hoarding, especially when we see amazing antique and estate jewelry pieces enter our gallery, only to leave with the perfect client shortly thereafter.
Luckily, Pinterest makes it easy to collect our best and brightest pieces in one place. Curious to see what M.S. Rau fans had their eyes on, we pulled our top 12 most-pinned pieces of jewelry. Needless to say, they have great taste. The jewels span from antique to contemporary, shiny to shinier, and all of them unique.
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1. UNIQUE COCKTAIL RINGS
Burma Ruby Blue Steel Ring, 4.61 Carats
This striking Burma ruby makes a dramatic impact in this bold jewelry design. Weighing in at 4.61 carats, the stone is certified by the American Gemological Laboratories (AGL) as untreated and of Burmese origin. A remarkable rarity, the gem is bezel-set into arresting blue steel. A classic platinum setting and colorless diamonds accent and showcase this wonderful jewel.
2. RARE COLORED DIAMONDS
Fancy Light Yellow-Green Diamond Ring, 3.01 Carats
Green diamonds are one of the rarest gems known, formed under extremely precise conditions. This 3.01-carat fancy light yellow-green stone is a natural wonder that is hardly ever seen on the market. The Gemological Institute of America-certified stone boasts a brilliant cut that glimmers in nearly any light and showcases its best qualities. Set in 18K gold with fancy pink and white diamonds, it’s no wonder this is one of our most pinned products.
3. PADPARADSCHA SAPPHIRES
Jean Schlumberger Padparadscha Sapphire Ring, 22.85 Carats
This padparadscha sapphire ring is a tour-de-force by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. The AGL-certified stone weighs in at a monumental 22.85 carats and is completely untreated with a perfectly balanced Orange-Pink hue, making it one of the most sought-after and rarest types of sapphires in the world. This gem is set in 18K gold and platinum with diamonds totaling 3.00 carats.
4. ANIMAL BROOCHES
Churchill Bulldog Brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels
The Bulldog is one of the most iconic breeds of dog, a symbol of both sophistication and being a couch potato. Van Cleef & Arpels, world-renowned for their avant-garde designs, opts for the former with this charming brooch, which represents the legendary statesman Sir Winston Churchill. This pup is dressed in a dignified enamel wingtip collar, bowtie, and gold monocle.
5. MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR JEWELS
Fancy Blue Diamond Ring, 10.06 Carats
Blue diamonds are highly sought after and extremely rare —this is one of the finest that we’ve ever had in our gallery (and possibly the best currently on the market). This natural fancy 10.06-carat jewel exhibits particularly exceptional clarity and brilliance. Fancy intense pink diamonds and white diamonds join this stone in its platinum setting.
6. VICTORIAN NECKLACES
Victorian Gold, Ruby and Diamond Suite
This opulent set from the Victorian era is masterfully crafted of 10K yellow gold and approximately 7.30 carats of dramatic rubies. The collection is comprised of elegant earrings, hairpins, and of course, that dazzling necklace. With its creative design, this suite is an ideal example of the bold and romantic style of the Victorian age.
7. RETRO EARRINGS
Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Earrings
These Van Cleef & Arpels diamond clip earrings are absolutely timeless, depicting elegant, lush foliage. Several of the leaves are studded with approximately 3.00 total carats of diamonds. Van Cleef & Arpels has been on the cutting edge of jewelry design since opening in 1896 — and vintage pieces such as this, signed by the firm, are highly sought after.
8. JEWELS IN BLOOM
Sapphire and Diamond Blossom Bracelet
A whopping 27.00 carats of royal blue sapphires are set within this incredible bracelet. The velvety jewels are arranged in a floral pattern with 21.00 carats of white diamond clusters. It is set in luxurious platinum.
9. AMAZING AQUAMARINES
Aquamarine Ring, 42.08 Carats
This monumental 42.08-carat aquamarine is set in an eye-catching cocktail ring. The stone, which touts the highly coveted Santa Maria blue hue, is extremely rare. It shines with a stunning clarity for its size and is cut to perfection. The gem is set in platinum with diamonds totaling 1.73 carats.
10. DIAMOND-STUDDED PENDANTS
French Diamond and Platinum Lorgnette
This wonderful French lorgnette is crafted with diamonds and platinum — the lorgnette is a pendant that unfolds to reveal a pair of eyeglasses. This particular piece folds closed to be worn as a beautiful diamond-studded pendant when not in use and is quite unique.
Which of these pieces would you add to your collection? Once you’ve digitally hoarded to your heart’s content, you can make your fantasy piece a reality: explore our jewelry counter online or come into our gallery to view our current pieces and discover something new with our sales consultants. Each jewel is unique, rare, or just plain fascinating. Happy pinning!
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