En Pampille

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En pampille refers to a style in which a series of gems, typically diamonds, are arranged as a cascade. The gems descend in size and terminate in a very small "icicle-shaped" pendant. Found on brooches and earrings of the nineteenth century.

An antique diamond brooch of en pampille design mounted in silver and gold. Circa 1860.Photo Courtesy of Christie's.
Lang Antiques
Lang Antiques