If you've been in New York City lately, you'll know that spring has really sprung! One of our favorite New York institutions is the New York Horticultural Society, and today just happens to be their 189th birthday! At Nelson and Nelson, we're celebrating by showcasing some of our most beautiful flower- and plant-themed antique sterling silver and antique jewelry. Enjoy!
This rare and unusual squat-shaped antique American cranberry glass sterling silver overlay vase is heavily embellished with an intricate overlay design of engraved roses and leaves that is interspersed with scrolled stem detailing. Made by Gorham circa 1890, the vase is fully hallmarked with a beautiful patina. For more information, click here.
This very fine quality set of 12 antique silver oak leaf dishes was made by Blackinton circa 1920. Featuring excellent detail, they are fully hallmarked on the back with the Blackinton hallmarks, sterling and 498. For more information, click here.
These gorgeous 18 karat white gold and diamond flower-shaped earclips are set with numerous diamonds totaling approximately 10.50 carats, of approximately G color and VS clarity. Made circa 1980, they are in excellent condition. For more information, click here.