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.
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.
*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
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.
SILVER-TOPPED GOLD, RUBY, EMERALD AND DIAMOND BROOCH Designed as a floral spray with the largest flowerhead set en tremblant, centering an oval-shaped emerald measuring approximately 10.7 by 9.5 mm, with a bud set with a pear-shaped emerald measuring approximately 8.7 by 5.7 mm, an additional flowerhead set with a round ruby, further set with round, old mine and cushion-cut rubies, accented by round, pear, old mine and square-cut diamonds, gross weight approximately 15 dwts; mid-19th…
DIAMOND BROOCH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY. Designed as a floral spray centring on a flower head set en tremblant, set with cushion-shaped, old mine, circular- and single-cut diamonds, later pin fitting, accompanied by a case by S.J.Phillips Ltd.