Pearl shamrock stickpin

Pearl shamrock stickpin

Herbarium Nr 057 Scientific Name TRIFOLIUM Common Name Shamrock Type Stickpin Place Unknown Date Ca 1930 Collected by Unknown Material Platinum topped 750/1000 white gold, old single cut diamonds, natural pearls 4,7 x 4 and twice 3,7 x 3 Size 70 x 9,6 mm Total Weight 2,14 grams Condition Good Price Sold     * Please follow and like us:

Lush basket of petunias reverse intaglio

Lush basket of petunias

Herbarium Nr. 032 Scientific Name PETUNIA Common Name Petunia Type Brooch Place Dutch hallmark Date Approximately 1910 Collected by Unknown Material Rock crystal reverse intaglio, Natural pearls 3 mm. 585/1000 gold 14 k Size  35,9 x 20,6 mm Total Weight 9,9 grams Condition Good. Price 1650 EUR     This brooch is marked with a Dutch hallmark, used 1906-1953. The colourful brooch is made in a specific technique, a so-called ‘reverse intaglio’. A reverse crystal intaglio is a cabochon cut natural crystal with an intaglio carved into the flat underside. This image is painted and mounted on an opaque background (usually…

Blooming apple tree

A blooming apple tree

Herbarium Nr 51 Scientific Name MALUS PUMILA Common Name Apple blossom Type Brooch Place Possibly Scandinavia Date Circa 1900 Collected by Maker unknown Material 585/1000 gold 14 k, Natural pearls 1,5-1,8 mm, enamel Size 30,3 x 19,2 mm Total Weight 3 grams Condition Good, 3 pearls have cracks Price 1850 EUR     * Please follow and like us:

daisy chain

A daisy chain

Herbarium Nr 077 Scientific Name BELLIS PERENNIS Common Name Daisy, Marguarite Type Necklace Place Made in France Date Approximately 1890 Collected by Unknown Material  750/1000 gold 18 k, natural pearls Size 420 x 12-14,8 mm Total Weight 10,49 grams Condition Good Price  Sold     *In the language of flowers, the daisy symbolizes loyal love, purity, faith, simplicity and innocence. The two Dutch girls on the third picture made themselves a daisy chain, if you’ve never made one, this is the link to their You Tube tutorial. Please follow and like us:

Daisy earrings

Dangling daisy earrings

Herbarium Nr 082 Scientific Name BELLIS PERENNIS Common Name Daisy, Marguarite Type Earrings Place Made in Belgium Date Approximately 1890 Collected by Unknown Material  750/1000 gold 18 k, rose cut diamonds, silver setting, natural pearls Size 20,8 x 8,3 mm Total Weight 3,23 grams Condition Good Price 1150 EUR     Daisies are the symbol of innocence in the Language of Flowers. The daisy’s owes its name to a corruption of “day’s eye”, which refers the flower opening itself at dawn, and closing at dusk. “The Legend of Good Women”, written by no less than Geoffrey Chaucer, the author of…

Harvest basket charm

Harvest basket

Herbarium Nr 109 Scientific Name (fruit/flowers, not identified) Common Name Harvest or flower basket filled with white flowers or fruit Type Charm, pendant Place France Date Late 19th century Collected by Maker unknown Material 750/1000 gold 18 k natural pearls, seedpearls Size 24 x 15,3 mm Total Weight 1,5 grams Condition Good, 3 pearls have cracks Price 375 EUR     * Please follow and like us:

1930's · Blue poppy · Brooch · Enamel · Natural pearls · Pendant · Poppy · Royal Horticultural Society · USA · Watch

Blue ‘Poppy’

Herbarium Nr 011 Scientific Name MECONOPSIS Common Name Himalayan poppy or blue poppy Type Brooch, with an extra hook for a chain or a watch. Place Made in Jamestown NY, USA Date Approximately 1934 Collected by Hallmark Charles E. Baldwin Material Enamel, natural freshwater seedpearls, 585/1000 gold Size 28,4 mm Total Weight 8,4 grams Condition Good Price 1350 EUR     Meconopsis  (from Greek mekon = poppy, opsis = alike) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Papaveraceae.   Fall 1924, Tibet. The renowned plant explorer Frank Kingdon-Ward comes upon ‘a stream of blue poppies, dazzling as sapphires in the pale light’. His expedition is…

19th century · Brooch · Hazelnut · Natural pearls · Nut · Rosecut diamonds · Victorian

Hazelnut

Herbarium Nr 006 Scientific Name CORYLUS avellana Common Name Hazelnut Type Brooch Place Unknown, Mid European Date Approximately 1880 Collected by Unknown Material Natural pearls and rose cut diamonds Size 30 x 25 mm Total Weight 8,4 grams Condition Good Price 5250 EUR     ‘Natural pearl’ is a registred Cibjo term that includes orient pearls that are not cultivated. The beauty and value of this natural product is defined by shape, size, lustre and surface quality. This brooch comes with a certificate. Please follow and like us: