Silver, gold, diamond and ruby brooch. Designed as a floral arrangement set with numerous old mine-cut diamonds, accented by round, oval and cushion-cut rubies, mid 19th century.
Antique diamond and gem set basket and bird brooch, c.1900, the woven gold tapering basket with ropetwist handle, three rose diamond set birds perched upon the rim, ruby set eyes, a diamond ribbon-tied bow to the basket handle, and a cabochon ruby budding stem emerging to the lefthand side, mounted in silver and gold Length 3.2cm / 1in''
FRENCH REGIONAL JEWELRY La Croix Camarguaise
Vintage floral basket
A gorgeous large neo-classical agate cameo, with two layers (grey and white chalcedony) of exceptional carving, especially for the hair, high relief, depicting a classical bust of the goddess Ceres (Demeter), wearing a wreath of grain-ears and flowers, in profile to the right. The cameo is set in a very elegant gold brooch enhanced with natural pearls and black enamel. French work, about 1860.
The coat of arms of Monaco brooch, set with diamonds, emeralds, sapphires, rubies and in platinum, gold, was displayed at the Cartier exhibition “Cartier, Le style et l’histoire” in Grand Palais, Paris in 2013. The brooch comes from the collection of the Prince's Palace of Monaco. http://socker-zucchero.livejournal.com/121021.html
Art Deco brooch, "flower vase", platinum, diamond, ruby, sapphire, emerald.
PASTE and sterling basket brooch marked "935" on the back, blue enamel with pink, green and clear pastes in a cast silver setting, 1-3/4". This is a 20th century pin made in the style of Victorian "giardinetti", or little garden brooches.
Mauboussin, Paris 1925
PLATINUM, DIAMOND AND COLORED STONE BROOCH The fanciful flower basket set with numerous variously-cut diamonds weighing approximately 6.90 carats, accented with carved and cabochon rubies, emeralds and sapphires, further accented by calibré-cut rubies, one diamond missing.