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Vintage Georg Jensen Silver Butterfly Brooch

A pair of silver butterflys are flitting among the silver tulips in this iconic 2 inch-plus wide brooch from Denmark's most celebrated jeweler and silversmith. Moonlight Blossoms #283.

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Victorian Scottish Agate Bar Pin

Sixteen individual pieces of multi-colored agate comprise a tartan plaid-like mosaic in this splendid 2 1/4 inches by 5/8 inch antique nineteenth-century Scottish kilt pin.

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18K White Gold and Enamel English Badger Brooch

We are pleased to introduce this fabulous addition to the Lang menagerie, the first and only Badger brooch we've ever seen! Superbly crafted in London, England c. 1997 (so the hallmarks indicate), this captivating creature is composed of realistically textured and weighty 18K white gold, with his/he...(more)

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Hummingbird Pin by Craig Drake

This fast and facile fine-feathered friend, hovers with intricately textured 18 karat gold wings and glitters with 48 bright-white diamonds set in platinum and a glint of red in its ruby eye. At 2 inches from the tip of its beak to the end of its wing, this honeyed hummingbird isn't too far from its...(more)

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Enamel Diamond and Seed Pearl Bird Brooch/Pendant

A Notiochelidon Cyanoleuca (a.k.a. Blue and White Swallow) is bringing a scrumptious and sparkling .22 carat old mine-cut diamond home to her hungry chicks. She soars through the air with pearl-studded wings and cobalt blue enameled feathers and measure 1 3/4 inches in both directions. A rare and w...(more)

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Victorian Agate and Seed Pearl Pin

Victorian large banded agate cabochon set with a seed pearl frame in 18K yellow gold, inscribed on the back ‘Souvenir de ma mere bien aimee, 21 Janvier 1881. This pin measures 1 1/8 round.

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Krementz Peacock Pin

Prettier than a peacock, and a whole lot more manageable. This colorful little fella (1 1/2 by 1 inch) shimmers with iridescent blue & green enamel and seed pearl studded plumage. A lime green peridot and a small sparkling diamond add a little extra zip to this extremely lovely and graceful ador...(more)

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Victorian Floral Seed Pearl Brooch

Circa 1890, this delightful foliate inspired design, sturdily yet lovingly rendered in 14 karat yellow gold, gleams with numerous natural seed pearls arrayed over a gently curved brooch measuring 1 7/8 inches. Consummate Victoriana.

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Vintage 18K and Onyx Terrier Pin

Nothing is merrier than a terrier, as this splendid pin makes clear. Substantial and superbly handcrafted, the wiry coat of this little charmer is in fact 18k gold wire, accented with onyx eyes and nose. As cute as can be at 7/8 inch.

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Siver and Rose Gold Griffin Locket Pin

A bookish Griffin is caught meditating on the contents of a dense philosophical tome in this delightfully whimsical antique pin (or pendant) with a locket compartment on the reverse, rendered in silver with rose gold overlay with plentiful patina. 1 7/8 inches by 1 1/4 (plus) inches wide.

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Victorian Opal and Diamond Pin

This wonderful and romantic Victorian-era brooch shimmers with twelve colorful heart shaped opals and eighteen sparkling old mine-cut diamonds, all of which are set in darkly oxidized silver over 9K gold. This distinctive and dreamy antique circle pin and pendant, circa 1875, measures 1 and 3/16 inc...(more)

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Pair of Sapphire, Diamond, and Freshwater Pearl Barrettes

While waiting to dress your tresses, this rare and wonderful pair of hair barrettes, each measuring 1 and 1/4 inch long, reside in their original green and gold box. Darling, circa 1900.

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