IMPRESSIVE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PENDANT-BROOCH, 19TH CENTURY COMPOSITE By family tradition, the sapphire once belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (b.1763-d.1814), first wife of Napoléon Bonaparte.
Inshiniya of the Order of Christ. Rococco c 1780, Portugal, gold, silver, diamond, ruby, emerald. The Order of Christ founded 1532 as the prestigious rank of Portugal, which was intended to involve the authority dedicated to the royal family with limited to Roman Catholics.
Fine Victorian diamond and enamel sweetheart pendant locket brooch. The heart-shape plaque with two entwined diamond set hearts on a pink guilloche enamel ground with green enamel border set with diamonds.
Silver and gold ruby heart weeping diamond tears, encircled by an emerald crown of thorns surmounted by ruby flames and a diamond cross Portuguese, c. 1780
An Edwardian heart shaped brooch pendant, centred with a cluster of seed pearls on pink enamel ground and within a white enamel border. Surmounted with a seed pearl set bow and further border of pearls. Closed compartment to the reverse. 3.7cm wide.
Enamel, sapphire and diamond brooch, late 19th Century
c. 1780 Albion Art - silver, gold, rubies, emeralds and diamonds - #RococoBrooch #VonGiesbrechtJewels