A brooch of agate moss Fabergé, workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1890. the hexagonal facade composed of three moss agate sections within rose-cut diamond borders set with rubies and gems
Gold filigree and beaded ring, the broad hoop supporting the square bezel set with an amethyst cameo bust of the Virgin Mary, veiled, hands raised in prayer, inscribed in Greek letters MR OY. (Mary Mother of God), facing front. The back is incised with a cross and the Greek letters IC XC (Jesus Christ) to each side of the upright. C. 1100.
Gold, silver, and diamond brooch, set with an octagonal sapphire engraved with the arms of Johann Hugo von Orsbeck (1634-1711), appointed Archbishop Prince Elector of Trier, 13 July, and Bishop of Speyer, 16 July 1676, Abbot of Prum and Provost of Weissenburg. Now framed within a foliate border. German. Sapphire intaglio: 17th century. Setting: 19th century. Click for source and additional commentary by Diana Scarisbrick
An impressive moss agate brooch by Fabergé, workmaster Henrik Wigstrom. The pink gold, ribbon tied, reeded frame is in the Neo-Classical taste of Louis XVI period. The silver ribbons are set with tiny rose-cut diamonds. The moss agate plaque has tree-form inclusions resembling a forest.
A Renaissance Revival garnet, diamond and enamel pendant, 3rd quarter, 19th century the openwork quatrefoil pendant centering a square-shaped garnet within a surround of elaborate white, red, green, blue and black enamel; the reverse detailed throughout with table-cut diamonds; with fitted box signed Harvey Gore, 4 Burlington Gardens, London; mounted in eighteen karat gold; dimensions: 2 5/8 x 2 3/4in.