The Archive - Antique & Estate Pins and Brooches

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Large Scottish Silver, Citrine and Agate Brooch

A super-sized (about 50 carats) faceted cushion-cut citrine is the centerpiece of this colossal (2 3/4 inch by 2 1/4 inch) antique Scottish brooch beautifully crafted in silver and multi-color agates. Five distinct species of marbled agate, in contrasting earth tones, interlink to create an artistic...(more)

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Antique Year-of-the-Tiger Pin

This fabulous and fearsome, diamond-eyed feline, imaginatively and artfully rendered in shaded golden enamel with black stripes and a bright red maw, is proudly presenting her prized prey - a sparkling old mine-cut diamond. One of the coolest cats ever! Circa 1900. 1 1/8 inch by 1 inch.

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Victorian Bohemian Garnet Brooch

A glistening snowflake of deep burgundy faceted garnets frame a large round cabochon garnet in this very lovely, Bohemian brooch, crafted in the usual gilded base metal, from nineteenth century central Europe. 1 1/8 inch diameter.

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Gold and Diamond Starfish Brooch

Most everyone has a cheerful seaside memory of wiggling their toes in the sand at water's edge and beholding a fascinating and adorable starfish, and this beautifully sculpted and richly textured 18k gold brooch conjures up such memories at a moment's notice. A sparkling cluster of bright diamonds a...(more)

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Rose Motif Pin, Earring and Brooch Suite

A sweet suite in 14 karat rose and yellow gold. The brooch features two entwined roses just in bloom with a matching ring and clip earrings. The earrings measure 1 inch by 5/8 inch. The brooch measures 2 1/4 inch by 1 1/8 inch.

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Tiffany & Co Emerald and Diamond Flower Pin

Timeless Tiffany & Co design and craftsmanship is exemplified in this 18K yellow gold flower pin featuring a four-petal articulated flower head which opens to reveal a sparkling and colorful emerald and diamond flower center. Two emerald buds also accent this piece, circa 1950s. You decide wheth...(more)

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Victorian Pin

14K Rose gold Victorian enamel, diamond and seed pearl pin with locket back. This interesting pin has a mat and highpolished black enamel background with a black leopard pattern. The center of the pin is appliqued with two diamond set interlocking hearts further set with one central seed pearl. Th...(more)

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18K Poodle Pin

Take this pouncing and playful pooch, with her very fancy diamond collar, for a walk on your favorite blouse. A sweetie! 18K yellow gold with 14K white gold collar. 1 and 3/8 inches by 1 inch.

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Opal and Diamond Victorian Crescent Pin

A new moon for every day! Nine pretty pastel opals alternate with glistening rose-cut diamonds in this very sweet and lovely crescent pin, crafted in 15K yellow gold from Victorian England. 1 inch across.

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Antique Carved Coral Bacchus Brooch

A distinguished and very serious (hungover?) looking elder Bacchus - the Roman god of wine and revelry - (Dionysus in ancient Greek mythology) is artfully captured in deep salmon-colored Mediterranean coral. The venerable Mr. B is presented atop a golden frame ornamented with sinuous vines of grape...(more)

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1940s Georg Jensen/Arno Malinowski Wheat Sheaf and Birds Silver Pin

The title tells it all. 1 1/2 inches.

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Mid-Century Emerald, Sapphire and Diamond Brooch

An a colorful array of vibrant emeralds and sapphires, punctuated with tiny sparkling diamonds, are enveloped by cascading 14K golden strands in this fun and festive 1960s vintage free-form brooch. 2 1/8 inches by 1-inch. Diamond = .25 ctw. Emerald = 3.7 ctw. Sapphire = 4 ctw.

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