Bees: Art Nouveau gold and pearl enamel #bee brooch, circa 1900, France.
'Legendary Jewels' an exhibit of historical pieces by Van Cleeef & Arpels, at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum. This stork brooch can be disassembled. The wings become a pair of earrings; the tail becomes a brooch and the 95 carat diamond becomes a pendant. #Jewelry #Van_Cleef_and_Arpels #Cooper_Hewitt_Museum.
Gold ring, the hoop supporting the round bezel engraved with a marriage scene in which Christ unites the man and woman by joining their right hands together. 7th century.