Tiger's Eye and Gold Violoncello Brooch, circa 1860Regular price $ 2,900.00
Beautifully carved tiger's eye and gold violoncello brooch. The scroll, turning pegs, pegbox, fingerboard, strings, bridge, and tailpiece of this brooch are in gold while the body of the violoncello is made from a delicately carved piece of tiger's eye. The intricate banding of the tiger's eye mimics the fine grain of a rich rosewood instrument.
Dimensions: 1.5 inches long x 0.5 inches wide
Antique Gold and Gem Set Beetle BroochRegular price $ 4,800.00
Realistically modelled with a Tigers Eye abdomen with a central line of Rose Diamonds to a Silver set Rose Diamond set thorax. The head has Cabochon Ruby eyes and Rose Diamond set feelers. The underside is also well modelled, with Gold body ridges and 6 intact legs. At the hinge of the clasp is an Eagles Head mark, the French mark for 18k Gold.
Dimensions: 1 5/16 inches long x 9/16 inches wide Weight: 9.5g
French: circa 1880