Gorgeous Antique Georgian Butterfly in Flight BroochRegular price $ 6,250.00
Mounted with 37 Rose Diamonds, 7 Rubies, 5 Sapphires, and 4 Emeralds all in unmarked 18k Gold, the reverse with the original removable pin fitting enabling the Butterfly to be worn on a long double prong hair comb, usually of carved Tortoiseshell, but that is not available but I'd love to meet a woman who wears a Butterfly Jewel in her hair. Simply gorgeous.
Dimensions: 9/16 inch wide x 15/16 inch high
English: circa 1820
Sweetest Victorian Rose Diamond Chick Brooch ‘I Have Ever Seen’Regular price $ 4,400.00
Gold beak, little Gold tongue,Cabochon Ruby eye, one little Gold foot in raised posture, many Rose Diamonds Silver set on Gold and a French Gold mark on the catch. An endearing little jewel. Condition: Good
Dimensions: 14/16 inch wide x 10/16 inch high
French: circa 1870
Antique Gold Dragon BroochRegular price $ 3,800.00
Well detailed and with a striding posture, the Welsh Dragon is further enhanced with a Cabochon Ruby eye. Made of unmarked 18k Gold, the Brooch is quite large and dramatic.
Dimensions: 2 inches wide x 1 3/16 inches
Weight: 14.3g Origin:
English circa 1900
Elegant Art Deco Parisienne Jewel of the 1920sRegular price $ 7,700.00
Pave set with Diamonds and calibre cut Black Onyx in an all Platinum mount with a Platinum security chain. The design represents a Horseshoe Nail, a very lucky symbol in France and other parts of Europe as is the Horseshoe itself. The maker,Jean Despres, also made jewellery for Cartier and this Jabot Pin looks to be of their high standard.
Stamped at the head of the pin is an Alsations Head mark which is the French Governments guarantee for Platinum and the makers mark JD.
Dimensions: 3 10/16 long x 11/16 width at the head
French: circa 1925
Demantoid Garnet Diamond Platinum Gold Spider BroochRegular price $ 4,900.00
Demantoid Garnet Diamond Platinum Gold Spider Brooch, with ten Demantiod Garnets mounted in yellow Gold and the abdomen pave set with Diamonds mounted in Platinum and with black enamel eyes. There are a further sixteen Diamonds mounted in the legs and this spider is a very well modeled and a naturalistic representation and makes good use of the brilliant grass green Demantiod Garnets which are amongst the world's rarest gemstones.
A Double Shell Brooch in the form of a ButterflyRegular price $ 1,900.00
Each Shell mounted with an old mine Diamond and between the Shells is the Gold body of the Butterfly.
On the reverse is a substantial twelve strap Gold brooch mount and I am told that the Shells are called NeoTrigonia and are scarce enough to be prized as gifts for lovers. In fact it must have been quite expensive to make this Brooch with so much Gold and two Diamonds.
Width: 2 2/8 ins Hight 1 ins
Australian circa 1900
A luscious French Opaline Grape, Gold and Diamond BroochRegular price $ 6,500.00
The remaining four succulent grapes hang down and the stems where three have been eaten are capped with Diamonds.
A masterpiece of jewelry design.
Two well modeled Gold vine leaves complete the piece and on the reverse is the French 18kt Gold mark which is represented by an eagles head stamp.
Maker Plisson & Hartz, Paris circa 1900
1 1/2 x 1 inch
A charming 19th century Enamel & Gold BroochRegular price $ 3,600.00
The concave shape with a cloisonne enamel figure of a young girl kneeling on a brick wall attempting to catch a butterfly.
The outer rim decorated with gold bead wire work & cream enamel and both front and reverse of the brooch are in good condition.
The diameter is a little over 1 1/4 inches and the gold is unmarked and tests for 14 kt.
American circa 1890