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
PAIR OF SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BROOCHES, LATE 19TH CENTURY. Each designed as a fleur de lys set with cushion-shaped, circular-, single-cut and rose diamonds, set at the centre with a modified octagonal-shaped sapphire, detachable brooch fitting later added.