flowers to sprinkle

Flowers to sprinkle

Herbarium Nr 94 Scientific Name BRASSICALES Common Name Set enameled flower pins Type 13 pins, small brooches Place Italy Date 1950’s-6o’s Collected by Unknown Material 750/1000 gold 18 k, enamel Size 15,5 – 18 mm Total Weight 36,2 grams Condition Good Price 4350 EUR     A bouquet of enameled brooches; colourful flowers to sprinkle on your clothes. These pins look great on a collar, but also on a hat or bag. Some pins are identical pairs, but most of them are various flowers. They might be fantasy flowers, but others seem to be Brassicales, a family of flowering vegetables; some…

Mistletoe enamel

Mistletoe

Herbarium Nr 101 Scientific Name VISCUM ALBUM Common Name Mistletoe Type Brooch Place Italy Date 1970’s Collected by Baril Meteo Material 750/1000 gold 18 k, enamel, cultured pearls Size 35,6 x 31,2 mm Total Weight 5,28 grams Condition Good Price Sold       Kissing under the mistletoe was first referred to in late 18th century England. Some claim the origins of this tradition are within Norse mythology. But, history aside, no excuse is needed to kiss a loved one under a real mistletoe, or while wearing this brooch. Source image 3: anaphylaxis.org.uk   Please follow and like us:

bouquet of roses

Bouquet of roses

Herbarium Nr. 126 Scientific Name ROSA Common Name Rose Type Brooch Place Probably Italian, English import hallmarks Date 1950’s Collected by Unknown. Material 750/1000 gold 18 k, enamel, single cut diamonds Size  41,5 x 38,5 mm Total Weight 20,4 grams Condition Good. Price 1450 EUR     Roses are probably the most popular flowers and they are often depicted in jewellery. A bouquet of roses symbolizes gratitude. Peach roses convey modesty, sociability and friendship. The three roses on the third photo are by the impressionist Auguste Renoir (1841 – 1919).     Please follow and like us:

Golden everlasting

Golden everlasting

Herbarium Nr 94 Scientific Name XEROCHRYSUM bracteatum Common Name Golden everlasting, or Strawflowers Type 3 Pins, screwsystem Place Italy Date 1950’s-6o’s Collected by Unknown Material 750/1000 gold 18 k, enamel Size 12,4 – 17,6 mm Total Weight 7,54 grams Condition Good Price 875 EUR     *Two pins are identical, the smaller one is matching. These pins look great on a collar, but also on a hat or bag. The pins could, if desired, be altered into earrings. Please follow and like us: