A late 19th century amethyst and diamond pansy brooch, circa 1880 The single bloom with carved amethyst petals and central cushion-shaped diamond, weighing 1.53 carats, to realistically modelled leaves and stem set throughout with old brilliant-cut diamonds, hinged bangle fitting supplied, inner diameter 5.4cm., one diamond deficient, remaining diamonds approximately 3.90 carats total, brooch height 7.6cm.
René Lalique Diamond ring. The large diamond is set vertically along the bezel, framed within a border of green leaves on black stalks, with the shoulders also enamelled dark green. By René Lalique c.1902-4.
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