14 Beautiful Pieces of Vintage Enamel Jewelry

This week we have a splendid group of jewelry making use of enamel! Enamel has been used to adorn jewelry for thousands of years, and still today it is a delightful and affordable way to add color to metal. The beauty of enamel from the jewelers perspective is also that no matter what type of enamel, at one point it is a liquid and can be applied in ways gemstones cannot. So take a look through this list and hopefully you find some enamel jewelry that is perfect for you!

1. Vintage Art Nouveau Diamond & Pearl Necklace in Yellow Gold

The Art Nouveau period was all about celebrating the beauty and romance of nature, and this diamond and pearl necklace does just that! With leaves and flowers mimicked by delicate green enamel, this one of a kind necklace is a stunning tribute to the natural world. 

Vintage Art Nouveau Diamond & Pearl Necklace in Yellow Gold
2. Antique Pendant Charm Gold Hand Art Deco 14k Yellow & White Gold

Do you like to play cards? Here is just a fabulous charm from the Art Deco period done in yellow and white gold with black and red enamel detailing each tiny card. The perfect charm for a card shark!

Antique Pendant Charm Gold Hand Art Deco 14k Yellow & White Gold
See the listing
3. Antique Victorian Flower Ring in 14k Yellow Gold

This flower ring from the Victorian period is honestly one of the loveliest, most delicate rings you will ever see. The enamel work on the petals is that of a master, and really brings the ring to life.

Antique Victorian Flower Ring in 14k Yellow Gold
See the listing

4. Right Hand Ring Modern Blue Enamel in 14k Yellow Gold

Straying a bit from the intricate artistry we have this clean and simple golden right hand ring. The center is filled with a royal blue enamel that is just asking to be joined with a stack of other rings.

Right Hand Ring Modern Blue Enamel in 14k Yellow Gold
5. Right Hand Ring Modern 6.65 Rectangular Step Cut Spinel & Diamonds in 14k Yellow Gold

If blue is your color you need to take a look at this ornate spinel and diamond cocktail ring. The gorgeous cornflower blue spinel is set with prongs of polished yellow gold and wreathed in diamonds and navy blue enamel. A stunning piece of fine jewelry.

Right Hand Ring Modern 6.65 Rectangular Step Cut Spinel & Diamonds in 14k Yellow Gold
See the listing!
6. Vintage Art Nouveau Locket w/ Pearls in Yellow Gold

We are back to Art Nouveau with this delicate pearl locket! The flowers are brought to life with two tones of enamel that fade into each other. The floral motif on this locket was executed with stunning detail and it would be a perfect place to keep a loved one’s photo. 

Vintage Art Nouveau Locket w/ Pearls in Yellow Gold
See the listing!

7. Vintage Victorian Enamel Chain with Tail Necklace

One of the best things about this list of enamel jewelry is the variety of content it allows! Here we have a Victorian chain with a tail made of cylinders of black and red enamel. This is the kind of chain that would look amazing worn loose with a bohemian style.

8. Victorian Enamel Dragon Pendant w/ Diamonds in Yellow Gold

This dazzling pendant showcases the tremendous skill and talent of jewelers in the Victorian period. The blue and green enamel painted over the scales and wings is such a nice detail. The diamond encrusted sword running through the dragon portrays a powerful message from whoever wears this historic piece.

Victorian Enamel Dragon Pendant w/ Diamonds in Yellow Gold
See the listing!
9. Retro Diamond & Black Enamel Ring Yellow Gold

From the 1950’s we have this thick diamond ring in yellow gold. With dramatic carved sections painted with black enamel and surrounding the diamonds at the center, this ring is sure to catch eyes anywhere you go.

Retro Diamond & Black Enamel Ring Yellow Gold
See the listing!

10. Vintage Deco Cabochon Moonstone Ring in White Gold

This mystical moonstone ring makes great use of black and white enamel surrounding the cabochon stone. Done in the style of mourning jewelry, the black bands and white hearts may harken to a lost loved one.

Vintage Deco Cabochon Moonstone Ring in White Gold
11. Antique Earrings Victorian Tassel Black Enamel in 14k Yellow Gold

These Victorian tassel earrings have so much going for them! The braided tassels are just the beginning, then you have the upper section that is molded in beautiful yellow gold with black enamel leaves and twigs painted on. These are stunning Victorian earrings that you will wear every chance you get!

See the listing!
12. Antique Earrings Victorian Blue Enamel in 14k Yellow Gold

Another lovely pair of Victorian drop earrings. This time we have buttons engraved with elaborate details and fine texture. All of this is aside from the rich royal blue enamel. These are statement earrings that will make a big impression.

See the listing!

13. Vintage Victorian Engraved Earrings 14k Yellow Gold

Well isn’t the end of this list a little Victorian earring corner?! These have the most elaborate and diverse use of enamel of the group. Lovely orange blossoms are surrounded with green leaves and even some blue designs at the top. The enamel designs here are truly something to behold! 

Vintage Victorian Engraved Earrings 14k Yellow Gold

14. David Webb Cocktail Ring Modern .86 Round Brilliant Cut Diamond in 18k Yellow Gold

Rounding out this list of fine enamel jewelry is a signed piece by David Webb. While the diamonds are obviously the focal point on this ring, the white enamel background provides a very interesting and modern environment for diamonds that you will not see many places.

David Webb Cocktail Ring Modern .86 Round Brilliant Cut Diamond in 18k Yellow Gold

Find out more of the history of enamel in jewelry!

Explore Fine Jewelry

STILL INTERESTED?

LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT MAKES OUR RINGS UNIQUE

You have successfully subscribed to our mail list.

Too many subscribe attempts for this email address.

Stay Connected!

Get updates sent to your email.