[Close up of the brooch to show profiles] Gold and Amethyst parure, circa 1869. Comprising a necklace, a bracelet, a brooch and a pair of earrings all set with carved amethyst depicting right and left profiles, accented with gold granulation.
A gold, amethyst, ruby, emerald and seed-pearl pendant in the shape of a crowned heart.
Onyx cameo head of a negress facing in profile towards the left, magnificently habillee in gold and rose diamond jewels like an Empress diamond necklace fringed with drop shaped pendants, huge gold crescent and girandole earring, bandeau tied with a knot over brow with plume linked by festoon chains and pendants to jewelled net over chignon at the back of the head...
jewelry image of One-of-a-kind, entirely hand fabricated 22kt yellow gold pin accented with 22kt gold granulation and set with Pink Spinels
The aquamarine cameo with facetted back represents four Cupids (putti) playing the part of vintagers. One is picking grapes, the second bears them on his back, a third tastes them and a fourth stands over the vat in which the wine is made. Mounted as a pendant within a rose diamond mille-grain border, hanging within an open frame of floral and leafy branches with a pear shaped diamond hanging below,all diamond set. Cameo: 18th century style. Pendant: 1905.
GEM-SET AND DIAMOND 'PANSY' BROOCH, TIFFANY & CO The realistically designed flower head centring on circular-cut sapphires and a brilliant-cut diamond, surrounded by petals of undulating form pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, lower petals composed of calibré-cut citrine, and bottom petals similarly-set with calibré-cut amethysts, mounted in platinum and 18 karat yellow gold, signed and numbered 74287.
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
BERNARD INSTONE 1891-1987 Arts & Crafts Bracelet Silver, amethyst & peridot Length: 18.5 cm (7.4 in) Width: 2.7 cm (1 in) English. Circa 1930 Fitted case. Sold by Tadema Gallery.