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.
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.
An antique gold brooch set with rubies, emeralds and half pearls, suspending a "Regard" heart locket, in 15k. English. Circa: 1830