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View Detail French dragon brooch
STOCK NO : N423A
A late 19th century French dragon brooch, which can also be worn as a pendant as there are two small loops to attach a chain. This is an attractive model which seemed especially popular in France, as most dragons of this type I have seen have...

PRICE : £ 935.00
View Detail submarine brooch
STOCK NO : N491A
A 9ct submarine brooch (see N453A for a rare 15ct example) which were produced in the first world war as sweetheart brooches for the wives and girl-friends of submariners. I have had similar examples in the past - all made from the same pattern - ...

PRICE : £ 450.00
View Detail tiny cat brooch
STOCK NO : N533A
A small, but cute, cat brooch. For once, it's actually dated 1971, Italy 18k - did you know what Italy makes more jewellery than all the rest of Europe put together? This is because Italian jewellery is mostly interesting in design, and very well ...

PRICE : £ 690.00
View Detail Victorian gunmetal and gold snake brooch
STOCK NO : H6551A
unique, unusual Victorian snake brooch, gunmetal on gold, circa 1890

PRICE : £ 495.00
View Detail diamond bar brooch
STOCK NO : H6585A
Edwardian diamond, platinum and gold bar brooch, circa 1910, set in the centre with a marquise-cut diamond between two sapphire baguettes

PRICE : £ 875.00
View Detail Deco citrine bar brooch
STOCK NO : H6069A
American Deco bar brooch, set square and kite-shaped citrines in 14K, 1920s

PRICE : £ 990.00
View Detail Chirpy bird brooch
STOCK NO : N521A
A cheerful singing bird on a branch, nicely cast and modelled, dating from the 1980s (?). It is un-marked except for the pin, which is stamped 9ct with an illegible maker's mark. 1 1/8 inches: 26 mm across 3.9 grams.

PRICE : £ 290.00
View Detail octopus brooch
STOCK NO : N529A
An amusing little 9ct carat gold octopus brooch , London hall-marked for 1972. It is 1 1/4 inches: 30 mm across approximately, with a weight of 8.2 grams.

PRICE : £ 340.00
View Detail Side-saddle Essex crystal brooch
STOCK NO : N514A
Essex crystals were originated by William Essex in around 1870. Flawless polished flawless rock-crystal is engraved in intaglio from the back, and painted with a very fine brush, and is usually backed with Mother o' Pearl, as in this example set w...

PRICE : £ 2,950.00
View Detail Lalique cat-face brooch
STOCK NO : N118A
Lalique cat-face brooch in their traditional style of glass-making. The cat's face changes luminosity according to the angle of light. The highly polished metal back with brooch pin and tubular safety catch is stamped LALIQUE and it comes in its o...

PRICE : £ 695.00
View Detail Victorian Flora & Cupid cameo
STOCK NO : N488A
An exceptionally finely carved large shell cameo in a; beautiful Victorian 15ct (tested) mount with terminal scrolls. The subject represents Flora, the ancient Italian goddess of flowers. Her festival was celebrated, according to Hall's Dictionary...

PRICE : £ 1,595.00
View Detail opal and amethyst bar brooch
STOCK NO : N490A
An attractive and inexpensive bar brooch in early 20th century style, but made in 1991 in Sheffield, hall-marked 9ct, and set with an amethyst body and opal wings. It would make a pretty first piece of jewellery for a girl's christening, or confir...

PRICE : £ 145.00
View Detail Daphne brooch-Puig Doria
STOCK NO : N476A
1970s brooch by the Barcelona jeweller Puig Doria. It is 18ct, plique-a-jour translucent enamel, and set with approximately 1.2 cts of diamonds. The story of Daphne is from Classical mythology. The nymph Daphne, the daughter of the river god Peneu...

PRICE : £ 1,950.00
View Detail Victorian crescent hair-pins and brooch
STOCK NO : H8669A
 Set of a pair of hairpins and a matching crescent brooch, all set with well-matched half-pearls of good colour and in their orignal silk-velvet-lined case. The pearls are set in 9ct, but the pins are gilt-metal, as usual. The brooch woud pro...

PRICE : £ 1,350.00
View Detail Art Nouveau pine-cone brooch
STOCK NO : H8828A
Attractive Art Nouveau brooch, probably Scandinavian, tested as 18, cast and chased with pine cones and pine branches, and suspending a 3-million-year-old untreated amber facetted drop which includes some plant matter but no insects! Width 2 3/8 ...

PRICE : £ 1,650.00
View Detail French shell cameo
STOCK NO : N469A
 An attractive and well carved shell cameo of a young girl with flowing hair and a wreath of laurel in her hair-usually meaning that she had won a race or competition. The cameo is set in a prettily engraved 18ct mount with French control mar...

PRICE : £ 495.00
View Detail Deco style fruit basket brooch
STOCK NO : H8111T
Fruit basket brooch in the Deco taste, made probably in the 1980s, a carved rock-crystal vase with diamond-set rim and scroll handles, with cabochon ruby, emerald and sapphire fruit, set in white gold stamped 18K, so probably American. 1 1/4 inche...

PRICE : £ 2,950.00
View Detail austrian amethyst flower brooch
STOCK NO : N463A
Austrian flower brooch, from the 1950s, the flower carved from amethyst, with white gold stamens and a diamond centre, the stem and mounting also in 14ct white gold bearing an unidentified maker's mark RG and Austrian control marks. The flower inc...

PRICE : £ 985.00
View Detail kitten and ball brooch
STOCK NO : H8127A
Charming little late Victorian or Edwardian brooch of a kitten playing with a pearl ball, very well modelled cast and chased in (tested) 15ct gold. ear to tail approximately 1 inch: 25 mm

PRICE : £ 650.00
View Detail Indian diamond and gold leaf brooch
STOCK NO : H8505A
An Indian brooch of formalised leaves set with flat and rose-cut diamonds in a finely beaded surround in high-carat gold, perhaps formerly formed part of a larger piece of jewellery, however extremely attractive and characterful as it is.  In...

PRICE : £ 1,350.00
View Detail Spider bar brooch
STOCK NO : H7443A
Even people who dislike spiders often somehow seem to like them as jewellery. This fine example has an aquamarine body, and was made around 1910 as a large bar brooch or scarf pin in 9ct gold. The brooch is just under 3 inches: 75 mm long, and the...

PRICE : £ 750.00
View Detail Austrian rock-crystal flower brooch
STOCK NO : N464A
this attractive flower brooch has a carved rock-crystal flower, centred by a fine quality cultured pearl.  The stem and setting are in matt finish 14ct while gold, bearing Austrian control marks in use since 1922, and bearing a maker's mark K...

PRICE : £ 975.00
View Detail Deco bird brooch
STOCK NO : H6542A
Stylish Austrian deco bird brooch or lapel pin, the bird with small diamonds and buff-top sapphires, sitting on a formalised branch set with a coral. The brooch bears Austrian control marks in use from 1922 for 14ct , and the maker's mark of Artur...

PRICE : £ 1,950.00
View Detail Victorian Terrier brooch
STOCK NO : H6494A
Attractive late Victorian trapezoid shaped brooch depicting three enamelled terriers, on a silver base with a gold border. The brooch is 1 1/2 inches: 38mm across

PRICE : £ 560.00
View Detail Bicycle lapel pin
STOCK NO : H8088A
We are all supposed to cycle now, for our health and to save the planet, so what could be more timely than this platinum, diamond and 15ct bicycle with revolving wheels, beautifully made in the 1920s, about 1/2 inch/12mm across

PRICE : £ 1,495.00
View Detail submarine 'sweetheart' brooch
STOCK NO : N453A
Sweetheart brooches were produced in many designs, for the wives and sweethearts of those serving in the armed forces. I have had a number of submarine brooches in the past, but this is the first I have seen for many years. it is also unusual in b...

PRICE : £ 650.00
View Detail 1960s Alabaster & Wilson brooch
STOCK NO : N457A
Alabaster & Wilson, founded in the 19th century, are still going strong in Birmingham today. In the 1960s and 70s they produced a range of contemporary designs, usually in 9ct gold, with a colourful selection of what used to be called sem...

PRICE : £ 850.00
View Detail Lalique turtle brooch
STOCK NO : N456A
This very unusual Lalique glass and metal turtle brooch was probably made in the 1970s/80s as it does not appear as a current production. As designsare limited in number when they go out of production they become increasingly collectable. The 'she...

PRICE : £ 460.00
View Detail Shell cameo of Phaeton
STOCK NO : N438A
this exceptionally finely carved bull's mouth shell cameo portrays Phaeton, the son of Apollo and the nymph Clymene. Phaeton's friends did not believe he was Apollo's son, so he pleaded with Apollo to be allowed for one day to drive the Chariot of...

PRICE : £ 750.00
View Detail Shell cameo of Bacchus
STOCK NO : N439A
Finely carved bull's mouth shell cameo of a somewhat effeminate Bacchus, identified by the grapevines in his hair, circa 1840, probably carved in Torre del Greco, near Naples, still the current centre of cameo production in Italy. It is in an attr...

PRICE : £ 295.00
View Detail Shell cameo of Hebe
STOCK NO : N364A
Finely carved bull's mouth shell cameo of Hebe, shown with Jupiter's eagle drinking nectar from the cup she holds. She was the daughter of Jupiter and Juno, and married to Hercules. Torre del Greco, near Naples, was, and still is, the cameo carvi...

PRICE : £ 695.00
View Detail tourmaline cameo lapel pin
STOCK NO : N430A
 This is a very skillfully carved tourmaline cameo head of, possibly, Medusa. Are those snakes? It is fairly recent, made by the old-established firm of M.Hagopian in Beirut, Lebanon, and it is nice to know that cameo carving skills in hardst...

PRICE : £ 1,100.00
View Detail Scottish butterfly brooch
STOCK NO : N429A
 So-called 'pebble' jewellery became extremely fashionable in Scotland from around the mid-19th century. Made from differenct coloured agates, or natural stone 'pebbles' found in Scotland, it is common to see Clan brooches and bracelets, but ...

PRICE : £ 1,450.00
View Detail Cat brooch
STOCK NO : N69A
 1950s supercilious looking cat brooch, tested as 18ct with an Amazonite tummy, and a ruby tummy button. Enamel eyes, mouth and white gold whiskers. Height 1 3/4 inches: 45 mm

PRICE : £ 750.00
View Detail Moonstone moon-face bar brooch
STOCK NO : N19A
 Jewellery incorporating carved moon-stone moonfaces have always been popular, but few in number. In this bar brooch, made circa 1910, the moon-face has a fine chatoyancy, the term for the light-reflecting quality seen in moonstones and cats-...

PRICE : £ 1,850.00
View Detail fire-opal brooch
STOCK NO : N355A
 An attractive brooch, made in the 1960s in Victorian taste, gold filigree set with diamonds and emeralds, and centred by  a bright and lively Mexican fire-opal. A loop on the back would also allow it to be worn as a pendant. Lenth 1 5/...

PRICE : £ 825.00
View Detail Owl brooch
STOCK NO : N401A
 I like owls, and this is a charming little fellow, made in Italy in the 1960s/70s. It has Italian control marks for 18ct, with ruby eyes, and the body is glass simulating chrysoprase. Height 1 3/8 inches: 38mm

PRICE : £ 595.00
View Detail Lalique Great War cross brooch
STOCK NO : N380A
The famous French art nouveau jeweller  Renée Lalique produced this silver military cross in celebration of the 'poilu' - French slang for the unshaven, unwashed, dirty, raggedy foot soldier in the trenches of the Great War. It is stam...

PRICE : £ 1,350.00
View Detail Edward VII Coronation brooch
STOCK NO : N379A
An unusually fine brooch commemorating the Coronation of Edward VII in 1902. Thes brooches were largely made in silver, and probably produced in large quantities, although few survive. It is very unusual to find one of this size and quality, howev...

PRICE : £ 650.00
View Detail Edwardian brooch/necklace centre
STOCK NO : H8234A
A beautiful Edwardian or Belle Epoque period brooch, in that typically fine and delicate workmanship which was enabled by the general use of platinum in jewellery from around 1900. Platinum is a much harder metal than silver, which was the only wh...

PRICE : £ 6,950.00
View Detail Royal Artillery Brooch
STOCK NO : H8230T
A rather splendid example of a Royal Artillery or 'Gunner's' sweetheart brooch. These were given to wives or girl-friends by serving officers. This is a rather superior one, set with diamonds on 18ct white gold and platinum, so was probably a gift...

PRICE : £ 1,450.00
View Detail diamond & ruby bee brooch
STOCK NO : N350A
A tiny little bee brooch to perch anywhere on your outfit.  Bees are symbolic of  eloquence and industry, an attribute of the Golden Age - and was chosen as his emblem by Napoleon Bonaparte. Lovely quality, set with rubies and full-cut d...

PRICE : £ 850.00
View Detail Van Cleef & Arpels fishy brooch
STOCK NO : H8157A
Van Cleef and Arpels, Paris, is one of the great names of French jewellery, established in Paris in 1906, famous for original designs and high quality. This unusual and attractive brooch takes the form of a fan-tailed goldfish, in smoothly polishe...

PRICE : £ 6,600.00
View Detail diamond lizard brooch
STOCK NO : H8173A
This 'makes a statement'  diamond lizard is of  fairly recent manufacture, probably from Thailand or Hong Kong, inspired by the lizard brooches that were popular at the end of the 19th century - though few as spectacular as this one. Mod...

PRICE : £ 6,450.00
View Detail Retro Sunshine and Clouds brooch
STOCK NO : H8247T
This striking brooch I have named 'Sunshine and Clouds' with the golden sun-rays, diamond-capped, appearing from the stormy cabochon sapphire and citrine cloud. Fanciful? Maybe! This substantial brooch was made in the 1940s, in 18ct tested y...

PRICE : £ 5,950.00
View Detail 1970s enamel pussy brooch
STOCK NO : N347A
Enamelling was an Italian speciality in the 1970s, when this tabby cat was made.  It is beautifully enamelled in translucent white and shades of brown and yellow, on textured 18K. The nose is enamel, but the eyes are tear-drop jades, and the ...

PRICE : £ 950.00
View Detail starfish brooch
STOCK NO : H8556T
Fabulous life-size, realistically modelled 18c (tested) starfish brooch, 3 inches:7.5 cms across approximately, and weighing 54 grams: 1 3/4 ounces. The mould for casting this piece must have been taken from a real star fish - it is so naturalisti...

PRICE : £ 2,950.00
View Detail Italian snail brooch
STOCK NO : H8721A
A little Italian 18ct snail brooch, beautifully and realistically modelled.  Even if you don't find them cuddly in life, though some  are fascinated by the way their little eyes and feelers move, it's a different thing in solid gold. Mad...

PRICE : £ 695.00
View Detail Italian bow brooch/fob
STOCK NO : H8595A
A useful Italian bow brooch which has a hook at the back to hang a watch or locket.. It has a textured finish, and probably dates from the 1950s. It is 1 3/8 inches: 36 mm across, and weighs 4.6 grams. It is struck with Italian control marks and 7...

PRICE : £ 165.00
View Detail Japonaiserie lapel pin
STOCK NO : B4223A
Japan was all the rage between approximately 1875 and 1885 as a result of Arthur Lazenby Liberty's visits to Japan, from which he brought back silks, lacquers, prints, ivories and all the other marvellous crafts in which the Japanese excelled, but...

PRICE : £ 395.00
View Detail Scots Guard 'sweetheart' brooch
STOCK NO : B5836T
Regimental brooches are for the wives and sweethearts of those serving in the regiment. This is quite a modern one, made in 1988 in hall-marked 9ct white and yellow gold and enamel. The motto of the Scots Guards 'Nemo Me Impune Lacessit'  tra...

PRICE : £ 495.00
View Detail Citrine cameo dog's head lapel pin
STOCK NO : H2941T
Citrine, a natural yellow variety of quartz (amethyst is the purple variety) is far more uncommon than shell, or a striated pebble you might pick up on the beach, from which cameos are usually carved.  It is hard, and difficult to carve, bein...

PRICE : £ 975.00
View Detail Golfer brooch
STOCK NO : H7495A
In a Retro, formalized style, this brooch could have been made any time from the 1940s to the 1980s. The body is carved in onyx, with a cabochon ruby head, and the back is stamped 585 equivalent to 14ct.  It's fun and could be worn by either ...

PRICE : £ 635.00
View Detail Tennis Player brooch
STOCK NO : H7494A
This amusingly designed tennis player could have been made any time between the 1940s and 1980s, although it does have a touch of Retro in its formalized design. The back is stamped only 585 equivalent to 14 ct, and the body of the player is one c...

PRICE : £ 635.00
View Detail Boucheron bunny brooch
STOCK NO : N310A
Characterful 18ct and diamond bunny brooch by the well-known Paris jewellers BOUCHERON. As with all their jewels, it is substantial and well-made, and is signed and numbered. It is 2 inches: 52mm in height, and weighs 18.4 grams

PRICE : £ 6,950.00
View Detail Krementz Retro feather brooch
STOCK NO : B3470T
Krementz & Company, based in Newark, New Jersey, were one of the most innovative and productive American jewellery companies, founded in 1866 by George Krementz, and still operating today.  One of their biggest original productions were c...

PRICE : £ 1,450.00
View Detail Ganesh Deco brooch
STOCK NO : H8225T
Ganesh is the Indian god who is the remover of obstacles and bringer of wealth and happiness - and who would n't want that? Consequently he is one of the most popular of the Hindu gods.  Whether you believe that or not, it may do good and it ...

PRICE : £ 5,950.00
View Detail Gold-diggers lapel pin
STOCK NO : H8811A
I've come across many gold-mining brooches, although they are now hard to come by, but a lapel or stick-pin is unusual.  My theory is that most of these were made in Birmingham, the 19th century centre of inexpensive jewellery making, and shi...

PRICE : £ 110.00
View Detail David shell cameo
STOCK NO : N296A
Michaelangelo's 15 foot high statue of David is one of the world s most famous sculptures, and has inspired many works of art, as it has this finely carved shell cameo.  There is even a copy in Copenhagen. I have been able to contact the work...

PRICE : £ 450.00
View Detail Deco/Retro single clip
STOCK NO : N148A
A very smart and elegant Deco/Retro brooch dating from the 1930s or '40s, tested as 18 ct, in yellow and white gold, and with a row of five graduated cultured pearls of fine colour and lustre down one side. the back of the pin is stamped 'depos&ea...

PRICE : £ 825.00
View Detail Tiffany crescent moon brooch
STOCK NO : N13A
A Tiffany variation on the moon-face brooches that were so popular in the 19th century.  This crescent moon is inlaid with white Mother o' Pearl, with a black Mother o' Pearl eye, encased in gold stamped 18K - Tiffany & Co - and woul...

PRICE : £ 1,600.00
View Detail Flower-girl brooch
STOCK NO : N286A
This is one of the cutest brooches I have seen for a long time - a young lady watering her flowers - an ideal gift for a lady gardener.  The brooch is American, made in the 1940s and tests as 14K.  It is set with a diamond, peridot, rubi...

PRICE : £ 1,250.00
View Detail 1940s or Retro sea horse brooch
STOCK NO : N289A
What is it about sea horses? I've sold every one I've ever had - not that they are very common.  This is a charming example, made in the 1940s from the style, tested as 18ct, set with rose-cut diamonds and a ruby eye.  The body is a larg...

PRICE : £ 2,150.00
View Detail Bog Oak Swan brooch and earrings
STOCK NO : N185A
On Prince Albert's untimely death, Queen Victoria went in mourning for rhe next forty years, and black jewellery became fashionable.  One of the most popular materials was Whitby Jet, a fossilized coal found in the area, which could be carved...

PRICE : £ 625.00
View Detail Retro Flower girl brooch
STOCK NO : H8222T
Retro or 1940s French flower seller brooch, she has two flower baskets at her feet with carved ruby, emerald and sapphire floowers with the occasional diamond, all set in 18ct yellow gold - approximate height 1 1/2 inches: 38 mm

PRICE : £ 4,650.00
View Detail lapel pin - diamond cockerel
STOCK NO : H7229A
Late 19th century French rose-cut diamond, platinum and 18ct lapel- or stick-pin, with a ruby eye, formerly worn on your cravat, but now in your lapel.  Ideal for chicken lovers, owners or breeders - either sex

PRICE : £ 950.00
View Detail lapel pin - pug or boston terrier
STOCK NO : H6442A
Turn of the century lapel- or stick-pin modelled as a Pug or Boston Terrier's head - as it's American it's quite likely the latter.  It is of sterling silver, with 14K details and back, and with rose-cut diamond eyes.  A very attractive ...

PRICE : £ 375.00
View Detail lapel pin - horse-shoe and crop
STOCK NO : H6426A
For the horsey, hunting or racing set - a pin that would formerly have adorned your cravat, but now is more likely to adorn your lapel. Good conversation maker! This pin, modelled as a horse-shoe and crop, is set with rose-cut diamonds, and made a...

PRICE : £ 760.00
View Detail lapel pin - running fox
STOCK NO : H6425A
Late Victorian running fox lapel- or stick-pin, once worn on your cravat, now more usually decorating your lapel.  this example is set with rose-cut diamonds, with a silver front - the only white metal commonly available at the time - and a g...

PRICE : £ 1,250.00
View Detail Horsey stock pin
STOCK NO : H6339A
D'you hunt?  In that case, you will need this late Victorian 15ct stock-pin.  Even if you don't, and you own or like horses, this is a wearable little brooch for any time.  Made around 1890, the bar is 2 inches: 50mm in length

PRICE : £ 350.00
View Detail Brooch - Limoges enamel and half-pearl
STOCK NO : H2388T
Limoges, now mainly known for porcelain, was in the late 19th and early 20th century equally well known for enamels, ranging from quite sizeable decorative plaques to small plaques for setting into jewellery - and later in the Deco period for colo...

PRICE : £ 1,350.00
View Detail Belle Epoque Pansy Brooch
STOCK NO : N12345
The beautiful pansy brooch was made in America - probably in Newport, Rhode Island - around 1900.  American jewellers were particularly skillful enamellers, and the quality of enamelling at this period has never been surpassed. Pansies are a...

PRICE : £ 1,500.00
View Detail Deco winged scarab brooch
STOCK NO : H8544
This huge, spectacular brooch is made up from an Ancient Egyptian winged scarab group in Shabti, or blue-glazed earthenware, about 3000 years old. The scarab was the symbol of eternal life, and winged scarabs were placed underneath the wrappings o...

PRICE : £ 5,950.00
View Detail deco emerald tree brooch
STOCK NO : H8773
This tree-in-a-pot brooch was made in France in the 1920s or 30s, and bears French control marks for 18ct and an unidentified maker's mark.  The leaves of the tree are emeralds, probably carved in India, interspersed with rubies and diamonds,...

PRICE : £ 5,950.00
View Detail South Africa gold-digger's brooch
STOCK NO : N18A
These brooches were produced during the great gold rushes of the late 19th century in South Africa, Australia and USA.  They were mostly made in Birmingham and shipped out to the gold-mining areas.  Gold miners liked to show off their ne...

PRICE : £ 345.00
View Detail running rabbits brooch
STOCK NO : N227A
This small - and I do mean small - brooch of two running rabbits is set with bright rose-cut diamonds in silver with a gold back, around 1900, before platinum came into general use as the white metal for settings diamonds. It is very cute and pre...

PRICE : £ 895.00
View Detail Galloping horse brooch
STOCK NO : N249A
This solid cast 9ct galloping horse brooch was macde in 1970 by Alabaster & Wilson, Birmingham.  It weights 10.2 grams, and they still make this model, but today'snew price would be around £695. It is 1 7/8 inches: 41 mm nose ...

PRICE : £ 480.00
View Detail Asprey mouse brooch
STOCK NO : H8621
A cute little mouse brooch in 18ct gold and translucent blue enamel, with an emerald and diamond eye, and a ruby nose. It was made in Italy for Asprey & Co, London, and has English 18ct gold hall-marks for 1977.The body is approximately 3/4 in...

PRICE : £ 845.00
View Detail 19th century gold and enamel brooch
STOCK NO : N146A
A very attractive brooch centred by a painted enamel plaque of a young girl in peasant costume, very much in the typical style of 19th century Swiss enamel work. It is set in a finely made gold filigree mount, tested as 18carat, bearing unidentifi...

PRICE : £ 895.00
View Detail Pug Dog brooch
STOCK NO : H8504A
Pugs being so popular, we cast this brooch, in 18ct gold with diamond eyes, from an Edwardian original, so it is exact in every respect, apart from being hall-marked. It is very nicely cast and chased with a finely textured coat, and is 7/8 inch: ...

PRICE : £ 995.00
View Detail Palladium Owl brooch
STOCK NO : N44A
Palladium became popular during WWII because supplies of gold and platinum were needed for the war effort. Interestingly, it has just been accorded its own hallmark, because until now there was no hall-mark for palladium. This brooch was made in t...

PRICE : £ 1,250.00
View Detail 1970s enamelled fish brooch
STOCK NO : N220A
This amusing brooch, with its pouting ruby lips - got to be a gal - multi-coloured and beautifully enamelled body stamped on the back 14K has come-hither eyes of 12-point brilliant-cut diamonds. American, 1970s. Height:     1 5/8 i...

PRICE : £ 1,250.00
View Detail Victorian monkey on branch brooch
STOCK NO : H8001
A monkey in a top hat. What does it mean? We don't know - only that the Victorians were lovers of novelty jewellery, of which this is an example. Almost certainly English, a solidly made brooch testing as 18ct gold, made around 1890, and with the ...

PRICE : £ 1,350.00
View Detail Spider and Fly brooch
STOCK NO : H8202A
Arachnophobia does n't seem to apply when the spider is set with gems, as this one is. Made around 1900, the gold pin is applied with a fly with rose-cut diamond wings, pearl abdomen and ruby eyes, and climbing up a chain towards it is a spider se...

PRICE : £ 1,795.00
View Detail 1940s sapphire & diamond brooch
STOCK NO : H8427
Dated 1936, this is an early example of the curvy, shiny jewellery that followed on from the geometrical Art Deco style. This striking brooch is full of movement. Mounted in rhodium-plated 14kt gold, probably American, it is set with approximately...

PRICE : £ 5,950.00
View Detail Deco pearl and diamond clip
STOCK NO : H8801
An unusual diamond and pearl single clip, mounted in platinum, with a pierced white gold back. The unusual combination of diamonds with pearls harks back more to the Edwardian period, and as elements of Deco were beginning to appear even befor...

PRICE : £ 6,600.00
View Detail 1940s leaping fish brooch
STOCK NO : H8714
Characterful French 1940s leaping fish brooch, its body pavé-set with bright blue sapphires, diamonds in its eyes and tail, pink gold, top of tail to bottom of fin 2 3/4 inches/75mm.

PRICE : £ 5,500.00
View Detail Ballooning brooch
STOCK NO : N127A
This very unusual Ballooning brooch is engraved on the back 'Marco 28 1897' and is said to relate to a balloon flight in Brazil (Marco=March) on that date. The brooch is in 15ct gold and is engraved with a scene showing the balloon over the sea ...

PRICE : £ 1,200.00
View Detail Mellerio 'mechanical' flower brooch
STOCK NO : N216A
This very glamorous 1950s gold and tremblant diamond flower brooch is by the well-known French jewellers Mellerio, a firm that was originally founded in Italy in 1613 and moved to France under the patronage of Louis XIV and succeeding French kings...

PRICE : £ 6,850.00
View Detail Stephen Webster Moonface brooch
STOCK NO : H8648A
Popular in the 19th century, this is a late 20th century interpretation of a Victorian moon-face brooch made in 1991 by the now fashionable jeweller Stephen Webster. The moonface is carved in Labradorite, a member of the moonstone family, which di...

PRICE : £ 3,500.00
View Detail George Weil 1960s leaf brooch
STOCK NO : N164A
I am increasingly attracted to this period of jewellery: however, it must be individual, well-made, interestingly designed, and very importantly - by a known maker. Even with all these attributes, it still represents very good value for money, as ...

PRICE : £ 4,950.00
View Detail Diamond and platinum horse brooch
STOCK NO : N177A
This is a well-modelled and well-made diamond-set rearing horse brooch, set with approximately 1 3/4 carats of diamonds in platinum. The back holes of the diamonds are all nicely pierced out and shaped, a time-consuming process which is always a s...

PRICE : £ 2,950.00
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