The Archive - Antique & Estate Pins and Brooches

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Antique Garnet and Seed Pearl Pendant and Pin

A fabulous and versatile ornament from early 19th century Mittel-Europe (probably Czechoslovakia or Hungary) . This gorgeous jewel of rich, bezel set Burgundy color faceted and cabochon garnets can be worn either as a dramatic lavaliere or, turn it upside down and wear it as a pin. This beautiful pi...(more)

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Garnet Butterfly Brooch

An adorable fluttering bohemian garnet butterfly brooch.

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Art Deco Aquamarine, Diamond and Emerald Bar Pin

Something you don't see everyday (in fact, this is our first ever). An Art Deco bar pin featuring a cool pastel blue, faceted oval aquamarine, weighing about 4.50 carats. The refreshing gemstone is embellished on each side with a sparkling array of bright-white European-cut diamonds, totaling 1 cara...(more)

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Antique Diamond Monkey Brooch

A spunky, diamond-studded monkey dons his signature fez and performs a balancing act atop a golden gymnastic bar supporting a swinging swag with a sliding bead. He is composed of silver, the bar and beads are 18K, his fez is probably glass and his tiny, but wide open eyes are enameled. Wonderfully w...(more)

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Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Bar Pin

A bright vibrant-green Colombian emerald-cut emerald, weighing one carat, takes center stage in this strikingly beautiful Art Deco bar pin, handcrafted in platinum - circa 1920s. The finely milgrained, diamond-set brooch is thoroughly adorned with decorative openwork leading to calibre emerald-accen...(more)

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Antique Tourmaline and Diamond Stickpin

Twin diamond-crowned serpents slither around a rich, green, elongated cushion-cut tourmaline in this exotic and entrancing Art Nouveau stick pin, artfully crafted in 18 karat yellow, circa 1900. The top measures 5/8 inch high, the full pin measures 3 1/4 inches long. The top is numbered on the back ...(more)

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Turquoise and Pearl Trefoil Wreath Brooch

Crafted in textured 14 Karat yellow gold, this sizable and fanciful brooch in a stylized wreath design is set with turquoise cabochons and cultured pearls each measuring 2.5mm. The brooch measures 1-7/8 inches.

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Victorian Black Pansy Brooch

A matte black enameled, diamond centered pansy pin - circa 1890. Stamped on the reverse: 14K and maker's mark "T" overlapped with a "C" for Crane & Theurer, Newark, NJ. 3/4 inch. A loop on the back accommodates a watch or pendant.

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Victorian Cobalt Blue Enamel and Natural Pearl Pin/Pendant

An exceptional jewel from the Victorian era, this dramatic starburst pin was meticulously crafted in three separate sections: the cobalt blue enamel background, the gold and pearl overlay and the center pearl and enamel rosette. The gold (which tests both 18K and 9K in different places - thus presum...(more)

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Sapphire and Diamond Cluster Brooch

This brooch is glittering with both marquise cut sapphires and round brilliant cut diamonds all set in a stylized foliate motif. This 14 karat white gold brooch matches quite well with ring #30-1-1138.

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Platinum and Diamond Circle Pin

A continuous ring of eternal bright white sparkle is created by 18 of the highest quality European-cut diamonds, totaling 1.80 carats and set in gleaming platinum, in this classic and consummate Art Deco-era circle pin. 7/8 inch.

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Retro Cartier Rose and Green Gold Bow Brooch with Aquamarine

A cheerful finishing touch for your lapel, this circa 1940s bow brooch is from the esteemed jeweler Cartier. Finely handcrafted in green and rose gold, with a glittering pale-blue square aquamarine at its center. Signed CARTIER. Measures 2 1/8 inches by 1 1/4 inches.

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