Designed during the Edwardian Period (1901-1915) this brooch features a magnificent 96-carat heart-shaped amethyst surrounded by diamonds. The mounting has a platinum top and yellow gold undercarriage. The filigree top echoes the heart shape with pierced work incorporating a fleur-de-lis motif. Part of the National Gem Collection on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington| The Daily Sparkle
Sword brooch set tih opal, cat's eye chrysoberyl and diamonds of various colors. Signed Young 2009. Sold at Sotheby's... Just an FYI, I'll be covering some really cool new designers starting this year and filling you all in on how their designs coorelate to antique jewelry!