Antique Diamond Corsage Brooch Rhodium-plated silver, gold, the large curving corsage composed of two flowers amongst climbing leaves and branches, enhanced by 3 old-mine cut diamonds approximately 2.00 cts., set throughout with 197 old-mine cut diamonds approximately 13.00 cts., accented by 32 small rose-cut diamonds, approximately 30 dwt.
*A diamond flower brooch, circa 1840 The central flowerhead mounted en tremblant, within a stylised surround of buds and leaves, set throughout with old brilliant-cut, cushion-shaped and pear-shaped diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, principal diamond approximately 1.50 carats, remaining diamonds approximately 13.50 carats total, length 10.0cm
Diamond and emerald tassel brooch, circa 1920. The pierced slightly tapering bar supporting a tassel with articulated fringes, set with one old European-cut diamond and 361 old European- and single-cut diamonds, accented with a band of calibré-cut emeralds and anchored by seven pear-shaped emeralds, mounted in platinum, tassel detachable. #ArtDeco #vintage #brooch
Giardinetti Necklace, c. 1760, gold, silver, diaminds, emeralds, rubies, The giardinetti jewel of which this necklace is an important example demonstrates that passion for colour and flowers characteristic of the eighteenth century decorative arts was not reserved for ceramics and textiles but was also expressed in jewellery. Worn like a garland round the neck the flowers would add a festive note to the toilette of the woman who wore it, and delight the eyes of all who saw her.
A RARE CONCH PEARL, COLOURED DIAMOND AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY ETCETERA Designed as a blossoming flower centering upon a conch pearl pistil, within a conch pearl shell surround accented by vari-cut pink and colourless diamonds and a petal pavé-set with similarly-cut and coloured diamonds, joined to the brilliant-cut colourless, yellow and brown diamond sepal extending to the stem, mounted in 18k white gold, 10.9 cm long
Art Deco Platinum, Amethyst, Enamel, Diamond and Pearl Brooch The oval mount centering one old European-cut diamond encircled by 6 fancy-shaped amethysts, framed by rose-cut diamonds, within an openwork oval of platinum filigree, surrounded by a stylized key-fret motif applied with white enamel, decorated with 6 small rose-cut diamonds, further framed by seed pearls, circa 1920.
A Diamond and Ruby Flower Brooch by Van Cleef & Arpels The diamond leaves and petals surrounding a ruby cluster to the baguette-cut diamond stem, with French assay and maker's marks, 9.5 cm long Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, No.2860 CS