Enamelled orchid

Orchid Cattleya €850

Herbarium No 144 Scientific Name CATTLEYA (ORCHIDACEAE) Common Name Orchid Type Brooch Place Continental Date Ca. 1950s Collected by Unknown Material 585/1000 14 ct, enamel, opal Size 33 x 28 mm Total Weight 7,6 grams Condition Good Price 850 EUR     A 1950’s enamel flower brooch, formed as an orchid, enamelled in vivid colours. The Cattleya Orchid is one of the most beautiful orchids in the world. They are also known as “Jewels of the jungle” and “Queen of the orchids.” The history of the regal Cattleya, also known as the “Corsage Orchid”, dates back to the early 19th century when…

Love-in-a-mist opal flower ring

Love in a mist €615

Herbarium Nr 173 Scientific Name NIGELLA DAMASCENA Common Name Love in a mist Type Ring Place Australia? Date Vintage Collected by Unknown Material Opal, 585/1000 rose gold 14 ct Size Flower 23,3 x 21,3 mm Total Weight 8,2 grams Condition Good Price 615 EUR     Love-in-a-Mist owns its lovely name to the airy bracts and the tangle of fennel-like foliage that forms a mist around the flowers and later around the flowerhead. The ‘mist’ around the Australian opal in this stunning rose gold cocktail ring is less ferny, to make it more wearable. Photo 1 From ‘How to Grow Love-In-A-Mist‘ BY Marie…