Jasper52 showcasing premium quality vintage jewelry June 5


14K gold and diamond bracelet, 1950s, 6.5 total carat weight, near-mint condition. Estimate: $1,500-$2,000. Jasper52 image

NEW YORK – Vintage and antique pieces mingle beautifully in a Premium Jewelry Auction that will be conducted Tuesday, June 5, by Jasper52. Colorful cocktail rings, storied mourning jewelry and even an iconic Hammerman Brothers vintage starfish brooch are prime examples of the diversity celebrated in this special sale. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.

Many of the top pieces in the auction date to the mid-20th century. A 14K yellow gold and diamond bracelet (above) supports 216 fine white diamonds for a total of 6.5 carats. The bracelet, which measures 7 inches long and a half-inch wide, is expected to sell for $1,500-$2,000.

Two brilliant cut diamonds, 10 baguette cut diamonds and 68 single cut diamonds sparkle from a pair of 1940s platinum cocktail earrings measuring 1¾ inches long. This premium quality pair (below) has a $6,000-$7,000 estimate.


American 1940s or early 1950s platinum pair of cocktail earrings, 1¾ long x 11/16 in. at the widest point. Estimate: $6,000-$7,000. Jasper52 image

Forty-six natural blue sapphires highlight a pair of Art Deco style diamond earrings set in platinum (est. $5,000-$6,000).


Art Deco platinum, diamond and sapphire earrings, 1 7/8 in. long x 3/8 in. at the widest point. Estimate: $5,000-$6,000. Jasper52 image

A 1940s 14K yellow gold bowtie choker shows off an estimated 1.5 carats of brilliant cut diamonds that are set in white gold channels (est. $4,000-$5,000).


14K gold and diamond bowtie choker, 1940s, approximately 1.5 carats brilliant cut diamonds. Estimate: $4,000-$5,000. Jasper52 image

An original from the Art Deco era is a stunning sapphire and diamond cocktail ring set in platinum. This exquisite ring is set with centrally bezel-set round old mine cut diamond (.80 carat), 46 single cut diamonds (.35 carat) and 20 natural blue sapphires (.44 carat).


Art Deco diamond, sapphire and platinum ring, circa 1925-1935, size 7½. Estimate: $5,000-$6,000. Jasper52 image

The signed Hammerman Brothers 18K yellow gold starfish brooch has approximately 1 carat of brilliant cut diamonds set in a white gold starfish setting in the center (est. $2,500-$3,500).


Hammerman Brothers 18K yellow gold feathered starfish pin with diamonds, approximately 2¼ in. diameter. Estimate: $2,500-$3,500. Jasper52 image

A fine example of Victorian mourning jewelry is a 14K gold brooch having a glazed, bezel-set center containing neatly woven, braided human hair, circa 1830-1850 (est. $200-$250).