Essex Crystal Bumblebee A reverse intaglio crystal of a rare subject, a bumblebee, set to a high-carat gold brooch with granulated decoration, circa 1880. The technique of reverse intaglio crystal carving required great skill, first carving out a domed rock crystal in intaglio and then painting the carving in fine detail. The effect achieved is photo-realistic and the bumblebee appears to be trapped within the crystal.
Master Exclusive - Fruits and berries // Желтое и белое золото 750, бриллианты, чёрные бриллианты, бриллианты цвета шампань, рубины.
an exceptional and rare diamond, gold, enamel moth brooch, by rené lalique, circa 1900.
Antique stick pin, gold with Essex crystal
Le style Suzanne Belperron dans un beau livre
Manchette Suzanne Belperron
Sandys Vintage Charms
A rare Mughal gem-set gold spoon, India, 17th-18th century. The shallow bowl delicately inlaid on the reverse with a lotus rosette comprised of radiating foil-backed diamond petals and rubies, the faceted tapering shaft inlaid with emeralds and bands of ruby quatrefoils within an engraved and chiselled gold framework, gold lotus bud terminal; 1
Contemporary Jewelry Design by Andrea Williams: Kebyar Blossom Ring: This ring was a finalist for a 2011 Saul Bell Design Award. This piece was inspired by Japanese Byobu screens and the minimalist landscapes often portrayed in them. For this piece I inlaid reclaimed/recycled 18k gold and Venetian glass into a found beach stone. The gold shank reinforces the stone.