Rococo portrait brooch in 18 karat (750 thousandths) yellow gold. The brooch is adorned with a painted miniature representing the portrait of a lady of quality in 18th century fashion. The outline is decorated with foliage in a rococo style and set with fine half-pearls, framing the portrait. The reverse of the jewel is in mother-of-pearl. Jewel of the second half of the 19th century, Napoleon III, period of revival of the rococo style.
Diameter: 2,6 cm
Note: the attachment system works. Condition: scratches from use
A delightful jewel from the Art Nouveau period, it represents foliage set with a small fine pearl. The clasp is a pin with safety pump hook. Total length: 4 cm, width: 0,80 cm. Total weight of the jewel: 1,50 g
Authentic old jewel - French work circa 1890. Our opinion: A lovely Art Nouveau brooch, characteristic of the "noodle" style with a satin finish. Brooch in 750 thousandths 18-carat yellow gold.
Brooch in yellow gold, 750 thousandths, 18 carats, representing a snake set with a ruby on the top of the head, the eyes set with two closed-set cabochon rubies.
Old brooch, it represents a coiled snake, delicately chiseled and set on the head with a small round intense red ruby.
The clasp of this snake brooch is a pin (part not gold) with safety pump hook. A loop is present on the back, at the end of the snake's tail in order to attach a watch, or to wear it as a pendant. Height: 3 cm, width: 1,20 cm. Ruby diameter: 4mm Hallmark: Head of an eagle (French work in 18K gold) Total weight of the jewel: 2,90 g
Antique miniature portrait brooch in 18 karat pink gold (750 thousandths) and silver. A round-shaped portrait of a lady of quality in the fashion of the 18th century is painted in grisaille (camaïeu de gris). The portrait is circled in gold and two branches of flowers adorned with pearls intersect on the upper part of the jewel. Six pearls decorate the outline of the brooch to enhance the charming portrait.19th century jewel, Napoleon III period.
Swan and owl punches
Height: 3,1 in. (XNUMX cm) Width: 2,8 cm
Note: the attachment system works, the glass is original. Condition: oxidations, scratches from use, tin solder on the back to close the compartment.
Brooch and pendant in 18-carat yellow gold, set with brilliant-cut diamonds on white gold, a fine pearl in a tassel elegantly finishes the work. This jewel, all in foliage and scrolls, is a magnificent representation of Art Nouveau.
XNUMXth Century Vintage Brooch
Length: 3.5cm; Width: 3.5cm
Materials: 18k gold
Style: Art Nouveau
Hallmark: eagle's head (French work 750/1000)
Note: Our antique jewelery has a history and a history which contributes to its charm, but can sometimes leave traces, here a small fine pearl is missing. at the bottom of the brooch/pendant.
Art Nouveau brooch/pendant, 750/1000 gold, diamonds and fine pearl.
Pearl and silver knot brooch (800 thousandths). In the shape of a tied ribbon and forming a knot, the brooch is adorned with fine half-pearls and holds a drop-shaped pearl in a tassel. Old brooch from the middle of the 19th century, Napoleon III period.
Retro fan brooch in 18 karat (750 thousandths) white and yellow gold. The brooch is adorned with seven oval synthetic sapphires in prong setting in a deep blue color. It takes the shape of an open fan, alternating between white gold and yellow gold. Jewel from the end of the Art Deco period, beginning of the Retro period, circa 1935.
Owl hallmark, annotation"SGDG box": patented under government guarantee, mention established from 1844.
Width: 52 mm Height: 36 mm
Total weight of synthetic sapphires: 0,20 carat Weight: 7,6 gr.
Art Deco pearl pin in yellow gold and 18 karat white gold (750 thousandths). A pearl stands in the center of the room. Around, 16 pink cut diamonds underline the very slightly pinkish hue of the cultured pearl. French work of the Art Deco period (1920-1935)
Eagle head hallmark, illegible silversmith's mark and numbered on the reverse.
Length: 7,5 cm Pearl diameter: 6 mm Diameter of the central motif: 9 mm
Note: the clip works Condition: small dent, scratches from use
Fly brooch with sapphires cabochons in 18 karat yellow gold (750 thousandths).Two cabochon cut sapphires form the body of the insect. Sapphires are shimmering. Four rose-cut diamonds decorate the white gold wings. Work circa 1860, Victorian period.
BL hourglass silversmith's hallmark for Luxury Jewelry, Principality of Monaco and weevil hallmarks.
Height: 13 mm Width: 17 cm
Condition: probably 2 diamonds are missing at eye level. Note: the pin works, with security system
Estimated weight of sapphires: oval cabochon of approximately 0,65 carat; round cabochon of approximately 0,35 carat Weight: 2,57 gr.
Antique silver tiara comb, hair ornament in 925 thousandths silver with 8 teeth. French work, circa 1900. A real head jewel, this hairdressing accessory from the beginning of the 20th century will adorn and sublimate your hair and give it a romantic final touch.
Two Minerva punches, weevil punch. JQ goldsmith's mark.
Height: 15 in. (XNUMX cm) Length: 10 cm
Condition: traces of oxidation and scratches of use.
Napoleon III enamel brooch in 18 karat yellow gold (750 thousandths).The outline of the brooch is decorated with foliage, they surround a cartouche in which two pansies are chiseled on a white enamelled background. Work from the end of the 19th century.
Owl hallmark on the pin
Length: 3,5 cm Width: 2 cm
Condition: scratches and missing enamel Note: the clasp works.
Holly plique-a-jour enamel brooch: silver brooch (900 thousandths) depicting a branch of holly, the leaves are in plique-a-jour enamel in apple green to almond green color. In the center of the composition, three coral pearls form the red berries, the fruit of the holly. Hermann & Speck monogram. Art Nouveau work by Pforzheim, circa 1905-1015, Jugendstil period, Germany.
Monogram HS for Hermann (Karl Hermann) and Speck (Albert Speck, 900 for silver 900 thousandths, mention "Deposited"
Length: 4,2 cm Height: 1,5 in. (XNUMX cm)
Note: the hook of the pin is made of metal, the attachment system works.
Weight: 4,16 gr.
The plique-à-jour is an enamelling technique, which can be seen very well in the second photo. This technique is very fashionable at the end of the XNUMXth century and the beginning of the XNUMXth century. Similar to that of cloisonné, it consists of the application of enamels without a metallic background. In such a way that the enameled jewel, once heated, lets in the light thanks to its transparency or its translucency and lets the colors bewitch the observer. To better understand, we could say that it would be a miniature stained glass window. The great masters of Art Nouveau were passionate about it, René Lalique, Eugène Feuillâtre, Henri Vever, etc. In Japan, this technique is known as "shoota-hippo". In the world of contemporary jewelry, the great Russian jewelry artist Ilgiz Fazulzyanov specializes in enamel and does not hide to be inspired by René Lalique.
Wedding comb vermeil (silver 800 thousandths and gilding) with 8 teeth, decorated with flowers and foliage. The comb is worked alternately in matt and polished golden silver. 19th century French work, Rococo style. Victorian wedding comb.
A real head jewel, this 19th century hairdressing accessory will adorn and sublimate your hair and give it a romantic final touch.
Two Minerva punches
Height: 9,5 in. (XNUMX cm) Width: 8 cm
Condition: the gilding has disappeared in places, some oxidation, wear and small bubbles on the back.
Art Nouveau orchid brooch in 18 karat (750 thousandths) matte gold, yellow and green. The brooch adopts a triangular shape decorated with a flower, an orchid, largely open and centered with a green stone (garnet / glass doublet). In an entourage of "whiplash" lines with alternating gold colors. A tassel bead is located under the flower, it is set by 6 claws. French work from the Art Nouveau period, circa 1900.
Eagle's head hallmark and silversmith's mark partially erased.
Snake brooch in 18 karat yellow gold (750 thousandths). The body and the head intersect in a finely chiseled three-lobed pattern depicting the scales. A blue imitation stone (garnet-glass doublet) decorates the head of the reptile. The eyes are embellished with diamonds. There is a hook on the back, probably to support a small pocket watch. French work from the second half of the 19th century, Victorian period.
Two eagle's head hallmarks, silversmith's mark erased, numbering on the pin.
Height: 28 mm Width :32 mm
Note: functional attachment Condition: shocks on the tail, scratches.
Scottish Luckenbooth crest brooch in silver. The brooch is set with gray and salmon pink jasper, taking the form of a stylized heart and a coat of arms topped with a crown symbolizing loyalty. Scottish work from the end of the 19th century.
"Luckenbooth" is an Old Scottish term. It refers to the shop or workshop in which jewelry was produced and sold in Edinburgh. These jewels were offered at weddings and births. It is Queen Victoria who is at the origin of the craze for Scotland, in England as in Europe.