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The Allure of Antique Jewelry: Discovering Timeless Treasures

Updated: Aug 1, 2023

Jewelry has always been a representation of beauty, richness, and individuality. There's a particular enchantment to wearing jewelry that reflects your style and personality, whether it's a timeless diamond or a current fashion accessory. However, what about the allure of antique jewelry? The artistry and history of these timeless jewels are unparalleled. And if you're wanting to add some vintage flair to your jewelry collection, Eric Originals & Antiques is the place to go.

Eric Originals & Antiques is a 1978 New York City establishment that specializes in antique and vintage jewelry. Eric began his journey in the jewelry industry as a designer for renowned jewelers such as H. Stern. After acquiring an Art Deco-era Cartier brooch from an estate sale, he developed a strong interest in specializing in antiques.

Since then, Eric has earned a reputation for his keen eye and appreciation of unique antique jewelry. Eric Originals and Antiques in New York City's diamond district is a small oasis that carries a wide selection of Old European and Old Mine-cut diamond engagement rings, as well as signed original pieces from iconic designers such as Van Cleef & Arpels, Tiffany & Co., and Cartier – often at surprisingly affordable prices.

At Eric Originals & Antiques, you will find a wide range of rare antique jewelry that will leave you speechless. Each piece has a story to tell, from filigree rings to Art Deco masterpieces. When you purchase from Eric's collection, you can be assured that you are receiving an actual piece of history due to their emphasis on authenticity and quality.

One of the most intriguing aspects of antique jewelry is that each piece is one-of-a-kind. No two pieces are identical, which means that you will be wearing something really unique. And at Eric Originals & Antiquities, you'll find a variety of pieces to suit every budget and aesthetic. This antique jewelry boutique carries everything from rare antiques to affordable antique jewelry to antique-inspired jewelry.

Eric Originals & Antiques also provides antique jewelry appraisal as well as antique jewelry restoration services. They can help you learn more about the history and value of your authentic antique jewelry, as well as restore worn or damaged rare antique jewelry pieces to their former splendor. It's a great method to preserve the beauty and history of antique jewelry for generations to come.

In addition to its New York City storefront, Eric Originals & Antiques sells antique jewelry on this website. You can shop from the comfort of your own home and have your new treasure delivered directly to your front door. Whether you're shopping for a special occasion or just want to add a touch of vintage flair to your everyday attire, Eric's online store has something for you.

Want to get a hand on the allure of Antique Jewelry? With Eric Original’s expertise and authenticity, you are sure to get stunned and discover a piece that will become a star of your jewelry collection.

1980 Sapphire Diamond Ring

The ring is finely crafted in 18k yellow gold with diamonds weighing approximately a total of 0.50 carat and a sapphire weighing 0.70 carat. Circa 1980.

Art Deco Diamond Bracelet

Art Deco platinum bracelet features 52.00 carats of baguette, marquise, and round brilliant cut diamonds. Circa 1930.

Victorian Diamond Earrings

Victorian earrings, finely crafted in 14k gold with diamonds weighing approximately a total of 2.47 carat. Circa 1900's.

Edwardian 7.00 Carat Pear Shaped Aquamarine Pendant Necklace

Finley crafted in 14k white gold with a Pear-Shaped Aquamarine weighing approximately 7.00 carats. The pendant features diamonds weighing approximately a total of 0.40 carats. Edwardian, circa 1910s

Vintage Emerald And Diamond Pendant Necklace

Vintage pendant necklace, finely crafted in 18k yellow gold, featuring heart shaped green emerald, weighing approximately 0.80 carat and heart shaped diamond and brilliant cut diamonds, weighing a total of approximately 1.55 carats.

Art Deco 35.00 Carat Carved Emerald Pendant Necklace with Diamonds

Finely crafted in platinum with a carved Emerald weighing approximately 35.00 carats. The necklace features Round, Baguette, Kite, and Diamond cut diamonds weighing approximately a total of 30.00. carats. The emerald drop pendant is detachable. Art Deco, circa 1930s

Three Stone Victorian Ring

Antique Victorian three stone ring, finely crafted in 18k yellow gold with three Old Mine cut diamonds, weighing a total of approximately 4.50 carat. Circa 1900.

Art Deco Diamond Ladies' Watch

Art Deco Diamond Watch finely crafted in platinum with baguette and round brilliant cut diamond weighing a total of approximately 10.00 carats.

Art Deco Ruby and Diamond Bracelet

Art Deco platinum bracelet features 8.50 carats of ruby and 10.00 carats of round cut diamonds. Circa 1930.

Victorian 1.00 Carat Diamond Cluster Ring

Finely crafted in 18k yellow gold and platinum with diamonds weighing approximately a total 1.00 carats. Victorian, circa 1850s

The timeless appeal of antique jewelry cannot be equaled by contemporary pieces. There is something for everyone at Eric Originals & Antiques, from uncommon antique jewelry to affordable antique-inspired pieces. And due to their emphasis on authenticity, quality, and affordability, you can be sure you're purchasing a genuine piece of history from Eric's collection. Visit Eric Originals & Antiques today if you're looking to add vintage appeal to your jewelry collection.

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