Blue-gray agate from the renowned Montrose region are inlaid into this sizable (2 1/8 inch across) open circle brooch hailing from late-19th century Scotland. The four round cabochons, two golden, and two dark plum-purple are actually glass. The central X motif section is raised inside the donut sha...(more)
A strikingly stylish kilt pin originating from the Scottish Highlands - circa 1900. Hand crafted and thoroughly hand engraved in silver, the brooch glistens with four golden honey citrines accented with three colors of agate or chalcedony (two colors of jasper and bloodstone). 2 1/4 by 1 11/16 inche...(more)
Adorn your kilt to the hilt with this 4 1/4-inch long and lovely, 19th-century sword-motif pin by way of the bonnie Scottish Highlands. Handcrafted and hand-engraved in silver, deep teal-green jasper contrasts with sienna-hued jasper for a striking effect.
Spring is always here with this delightful and very colorful butterfly brooch, hand fabricated, circa 1890, in silver over gold with a glittering array of diamonds, rubies, sapphires and a golden zircon in the center. She boasts a 2 inch wing span and the pin is removable so it can be worn as a pend...(more)
Why settle for just one when you can have both the moon and the stars?!
This celestial Victorian jewel, measuring just over 2 inches across, centers on a shimmering blue flash moonstone from which radiates 16 rays, packed to the hilt with 5 carats of sparkling white old mine-cut diamonds. Cra...(more)
Crescent motifs were all the rage during the Victorian era and throughout the years we've had the privilege of buying and selling some extraordinary examples; however, this singular and sensational jewel is truly befitting of royalty! Measuring an impressive 2 inches wide and masterfully hand crafte...(more)
An impressive and impressively scaled, nineteenth-century Maltese cross crafted in silver over gold and glittering with 11 carats of bright white diamonds. A 1.50 carat rose-cut diamond serves as the sparkling centerpiece with almost 10 carats of old mine and swiss-cut diamonds arrayed over the four...(more)
Jewels for beer lovers! This extraordinary set is comprised of a pair of earrings and matching brooch depicting a rather unusual subject: hops flowers! They are realistically rendered in shaded and textured, two-tone rose and yellow gold and are surmounted by a single leaf; one sinuous stem winds ar...(more)
Striking geometric shapes harmonize with delicate Victorian ornamentation in this artsy earrings and brooch ensemble dating back to the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Lightly and lovingly hand crafted in softly patinated 14K yellow gold. A sweet suite. The earrings measure 1 1/2 inch by 5/8...(more)
A romantic, large scale (3 1/8 by 2 1/8 inches) brooch, small scale stomacher or necklace is designed and rendered with flowing floral and foliate motifs that foreshadow the whiplash lines of the forthcoming Art Nouveau. This beautiful and impressive jewel is set with eleven old mine cut diamonds ...(more)
A rare and darkly romantic, impressively proportioned, Victorian cabochon garnet brooch embroidered all around with twinkling rose-cut diamonds set in silver atop a yellow gold bezel mounting with Fleur-de-lys style prongs. The garnet cabochon, which is convex'd on the bottom to emit a translucent g...(more)
An early Victorian circle brooch adorned with vibrant turquoise colored enamel and hand engraved in a stylized foliate motif, with an impressive diameter of 1 1/16 inches. A circle brooch of this dimension would have been worn in several ways during the mid 1800s: on the shoulder, on a lapel, to sec...(more)