Isadoras antique jewelry

Monthly Archives: December 2015

  • New Year's Surprise Engagement!


    A New Year’s Eve engagement sparks fireworks and romance, and signifies the beginning of a new journey in 2016.


    Make your surprise engagement even more sentimental with a one-of-a-kind vintage engagement ring from Isadoras.


    At Isadoras, we feel incredibly privileged to witness the love, excitement, and anticipation on our clients’ faces when they come to us looking for the perfect engagement ring.


    And no engagement rings are as romantic as vintage engagement rings. They capture a time and space where candlelight ruled, artisans honed their craft, and diamonds were rare.


    With so many delightful eras and exquisite styles to choose from, we will be happy to help you find the one special ring that personifies your true love.


    Each one-of-a-kind antique engagement ring at Isadoras is chosen for its exceptionally unique qualities - regardless of budget or preferences, you will fall in love.


    Please visit us for the finest antique and vintage engagement rings in the city. We would be honored to assist you in pulling off the greatest, most romantic, surprise ever!!


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    Top Left:   Midcentury Diamond Ring

    Top Right:  Midcentury Diamond Platinum Ring

    Center:  1.0 Carat Diamond Solitaire Ring

    Bottom Left:   1.76 Carat Diamond Filigree Ring

    Bottom Right:   Orange Blossom Engagement Ring


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    Top Left:  Old European-Cut Diamond Solitaire Ring

    Top Right:  Old European-Cut Diamond Ring

    Bottom Left:  1.9 Carat Old European-Cut Diamond Ring

    Bottom Right:  Old European-Cut Diamond Engagement Ring


    If you have any questions, you can reach our knowledgeable staff at 206.441.7711, or e-mail Isadoras Antique Jewelry at

  • Make a Bold Statement with Right-Hand Rings

    right-hand rings

    At Isadoras, we have an incredible selection of showstopping Retro Era right-hand rings. Vintage cocktail rings are some of our favorite pieces to wear while in the store. Whether you stack them, or pair them with other well-loved pieces, these fantastic rings make a bold statement - confident, stylish, and classic!


    The Retro Era (mid-1930s to early 1950s) is one of the most exciting eras in vintage jewelry. During this time, women’s traditional roles were changing. Millions of women joined the workforce during World War II and filled jobs that had previously belonged to men.


    Jewelry was often the chief decorative motif in women’s fashion, and women began buying their own jewelry to express their strong presence in society.


    Influenced by Hollywood glamour, Retro Era jewelers created massive, bold, three-dimensional designs featuring angles and geometry that reflected a glorification of the machine. On the other hand, jewelers also emphasized the feminine, but in dramatic fashion, creating articulated bows, fabric folds, and flowers.


    The resulting Retro Era cocktail rings were wildly unusual, beautiful, and magnificent. Designed using uncommon shapes and two-tone metals, these amazing rings often showcased cool aquamarines, silvery pearls, and stunning citrines - accented with sparkling diamonds. Truly decadent and dramatic!


    The right-hand ring has been a concept for some time, so the modern woman can choose pieces from whichever era matches her style best. We have many wonderful clients who mix cocktail rings from different eras every opportunity they get!

    Here are some amazing right-hand rings from the Retro Era:


    Top:  Retro Aquamarine Cocktail Ring

    Bottom Left:  Retro Pearl Diamond 18KT Ring

    Bottom Right:  Retro Diamond Ruby Ring



    Top Left:  Vintage Aquamarine Cocktail Ring

    Top Right:  Retro Smoky Quartz Cocktail Ring

    Bottom Left:  Tiffany & Co. Green Tourmaline 14KT Ring

    Bottom Right:  Retro Aquamarine 18KT Cocktail Ring


    Explore our cocktail rings category and see what we currently have listed. And as always, follow us on Instagram to see all the newest arrivals first!

    If you have any questions, you can reach our knowledgeable staff at 206.441.7711, or e-mail Isadoras Antique Jewelry at

  • Spontaneous Giving - The Romantic Meaning of Christmas

    spontaneous giving

    At Isadoras, we love helping our clients select unique and distinctive gifts throughout the year. And during the holiday season, we are especially delighted to assist them in finding those exceptional, unexpected gifts that will surprise and enchant the loved ones in their lives.


    This Christmas, revive the romance of great giving moments. Surprise your special someone with a timeless, antique piece that will shock and wow her. Browse our thoughtfully-curated collection of rare finds, and you are sure to discover a beautiful, unique piece that will touch your loved one’s heart – a piece that will enhance her collection and style: a signature piece.


    Great giving is all about the loving message behind the gift. Great giving moments are the gifts we give ourselves.


    Some find joy in waiting for that moment the wrapping paper comes off and the box is cracked open; the look of pure delight on your loved one’s face when they find the antique treasure inside is impossible to mask.


    Some find joy in seeing a loved one cherish their gifted jewelry. Whether a surprise engagement ring, a stunning Art Deco necklace, a locket to hold a blessed new baby's photo, or any of the other rare finds from Isadoras, this special piece will always symbolize the thought and care invested in choosing such a meaningful holiday gift.


    Some find joy in giving a loved one a memento - a reminder of an heirloom piece lost in time.


    Feel comfortable taking a chance this holiday. No matter which antique piece you choose as a surprise gift for your dear one, if they do not love it, they can exchange it for another fabulous item. At Isadoras, they will always find a perfect piece of antique jewelry they cannot live without.


    Below, find some of the beautiful, vintage pieces that we cannot live without.

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    Top Left:  Victorian Locket & Bookmark Chain

    Top Right:  Antique Garnet & Pearl Gold Necklace

    Middle Left:  Antique 15KT Gold Snake Necklace

    Middle Right:  Vintage Diamond Platinum Ring

    Bottom Left:  Victorian Ruby & Diamond Necklace

    Bottom Right:  Art Deco Pools of Light

    If you have any questions, you can reach our knowledgeable staff at 206.441.7711, or e-mail Isadoras Antique Jewelry at

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