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
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.
Gold and silver ring set with diamonds and colored stones. The bezel is in the form of pear-shaped ruby and diamond double heart, framed within an emerald and ruby wreath of myrtle leaves and berries, surmounted by a viscount's crown, the strawberry leaves set with rubies, the points between with rose diamonds. Narrow hoop. Mid 18th century.