An antique natural pearl and diamond brooch. Photo courtesy of Philips. In the garland style, the central natural pearl surmounting a palmette motif set with single-cut and Swiss-cut diamonds amidst similarly set scrolling foliate border, terminating in natural pearl drop and diamond set cap, set in silver and gold, detachable brooch fitting, length 6.5cm. GIA report stating that both pearls were found to be natural saltwater pearls. Sold for £12,500. | via alaintruong.com
EMERALD AND DIAMOND 'FLOWER' BROOCH Designed as a single flower in full bloom, centring on a sugar loaf cabochon emerald weighing approximately 34.25 carats, surrounded by curling petals pavé-set with circular- and old mine-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 20.50 carats, mounted in platinum and 18 karat white gold.