Jackie Collins: The Antique Jewelry Behind the Stories

Who doesn't love Jackie Collins? We lost Ms. Collins, the great writer, last year yet her jewelry lives on. Ms. Collins loved Art Deco jewelry. There is a wonderful article, written in The NY Times fashion section by #Melanie Abrams. Ms. Collins beloved Art Deco jewelry will go on sale at Bonhams Auction house. Her one of a kind Art Deco necklace showcased beautiful Columbian emerald gemstones, and was actually a combination of Art Deco brooches conceived by Neil Lane. The stunning Art Deco piece was coined "The Party Piece." Included in her sale at Bonhams is a beautiful Art Deco bracelet, a vintage Cartier choker, and a stunning Vintage diamond bypass ring with a fancy yellow emerald cut, and emerald cut diamond, called "The Book Introduction Ring." We will miss Ms. Collins, yet we still have her gorgeous vintage jewelry to keep her memory alive! Here are four Art Deco rings Ms. Collins would have loved!

Antique Sapphire Ring

Ms. Collins loved gemstones. This sapphire engagement ring from the Edwardian era features a deep blue Burma sapphire, flanked by 14 mine cut diamonds, all residing in a show stopping platinum setting, circa 1920's. We like to consider our Edwardian ring a "Party Ring!" Edwardian engagement rings feature classic settings, and gemstones, such as sapphires, rubies and emeralds.

Vintage Diamond Bracelet

Ms. Collins loved emerald cut diamonds, so we think she would have adored this vintage diamond bracelet . It features 22 square cut diamonds, residing in a 1970's 18 kt white gold bangle. Enjoy our collection of vintage and antique diamond bracelets, including Vintage bangles and Art Deco diamond bracelets.

Fancy Yellow Engagement Ring

Ms. Collins loved fancy yellow diamonds . We would introduce a book, or actually anyone, with this sweet bauble! This fancy yellow diamond weighs 1.26 carat, and is accompanied by a GIA diamond report. It is flanked by two trillion cut diamonds, all residing in an 18 kt yellow gold and platinum setting, circa 1980's. has a wonderful collection of fancy colored yellow diamonds, including intense and vivid yellow colors.

Emerald Cut Engagement Ring

Ms. Collins favored emerald cut diamonds, and we are crazy about them! This stunning emerald cut engagement ring features a bright white 1.91 carat emerald cut diamond, flanked by 6 criss cross diamonds, all residing in a 1980's platinum setting. Each of our emerald cut diamonds is accompanied by a GIA diamond report stating it's color and clarity.

Final Thoughts:

Which piece of vintage jewelry if your favorite? Which piece do you think Ms. Collins would have loved!? Tell us on Facebook or Twitter!

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