The Archive - Antique & Estate Pins and Brooches

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Victorian Emerald Flower Brooch

This delightful and colorful antique flower brooch, circa 1875, is composed of richly textured two-tone 18 karat yellow and rose gold and glistens with three bright round faceted emeralds. This charming and artfully handcrafted Victorian jewel measures 2 and 3/8 inches long by 13/16 inch wide.

This item has been sold - View Item    #50-3-4430

Large Victorian Diamond and Enamel Brooch

This magnificent and regal Victorian showstopper measures an ample 1 and 1/2 inches by 1 and 1/4 inches, and radiates with a sunburst of 3.50 carats of lustrous old mine-cut diamonds. This substantial brooch is intricately crafted with consummate Victorian details: Textured gold, fine granulation wo...(more)

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Early Victorian Diamond Brooch/Pendant with Natural Pearl Drop

A regal treasure dating back to the mid-19th century. A sparkling diamond snowflake crafted in dark oxidized silver over rose gold with a dangling, soft-white natural pearl looks splendid either as a brooch or necklace pendant. A superb and stunning antique adornment. Over 3.50 carats total diamond ...(more)

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Yellow Gold and Ruby Fern Pin

An unusual pin from the 1950's depicting flowing fern fronds with tiny round rubies set inside some of the leaves. Just shy of 3 inches in length and very dimensional, this is a lovely adornment for many occasions.

This item has been sold - View Item    #50-1-2072

Victorian Leaf Pin with Coral and Seed Pearls

Perfect for the fall, this Victorian leaf pin set in silver features small seed pearls set around a central prong set coral cabochon. This pin measures 1 1/2 X 1 1/4.

This item has been sold - View Item    #50-1-1400

Antique Diamond Bow Brooch

This highly stylized bow pin from the early Victorian era highlights a central antique cushion-cut diamond weighing 2.25 carats. The flowing ribbons are composed in silver over rose gold and are tightly set with 4.50 carats of small sparkling antique cushion-cut diamonds. This delightful antique tre...(more)

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Pair of Diamond Bees

A darling pair of diamond winged bees - mother and child we suspect - with pineapple-like textured bodies and ruby eyes will add some extra buzz and sparkle to your wardrobe. Crafted in 18 karat gold, stamped for Herbert Rosenthal. Mom measures 1 inch by 1 1/8 inch wing span; baby measures 3/4 inch ...(more)

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Georgian Rose Gold and Agate Pin/Pendant

A highly striated, elongated oval Montrose agate from Scotland is simply presented in a rose gold frame and inscribed on the reverse: "Annie Pitt died 13 July 1792 aged 26". A collectable and wearable 18th century keepsake. 1 1/16 inches by 5/8 inch.

This item has been sold - View Item    #50-1-4612

Antique Platinum and Diamond Starburst Pin

Three carats of bright-white and beautiful old mine-cut diamonds join forces in this celestial beauty formed of overlapping rays and handcrafted in platinum around the turn-of-the-twentieth century. A masterfully engineered removable pin mechanism allows it to be worn as a pendant. Stellar! 1 1/4 in...(more)

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Poodle Pin

A precious mid-twentieth century poodle pin rendered in richly textured 18 karat gold. She has sapphire eyes, a ruby nose and a diamond bow in her poofy coiffure. 1 3/4 inches by 1 1/8 inches.

This item has been sold - View Item    #50-1-4436

Victorian Starburst Seed Pearl and Diamond Pin/Pendant

This celestial beauty, composed of shimmering natural seed pearls and a central twinkling old mine-cut diamond, fell from the heavens and landed on terra firma - circa 1880. Beautifully crafted in rich 18 karat yellow gold; the removable pin allows it to be worn as a pin or pendant. 1 3/8 inches acr...(more)

This item has been sold - View Item    #50-1-4580

Antique Opal Bar Pin

This darling seven stone opal bar pin in 14k rose gold radiates with an enchanting spectrum of turquoise blues, bright lime greens and orangy-pinks. An understated treasure.

This item has been sold - View Item    #50-3-1993