A RUBY AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY DAVID WEBB Designed as a cabochon ruby strawberry, with baguette and circular-cut diamond leaves and stem, enhanced by polished gold trim, mounted in platinum and 18k gold
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.