Rose Tiffany & Co €4150

Herbarium Nr 132 Scientific Name ROSA Common Name Rose Type Brooch/pendant Place New York Date Approximately 1890 Collected by Tiffany & Co Material 750/1000 gold 18 ct, enamel, old European cut diamond ca, 0.25 ct, set in platinum Size 34 x 35 mm Total Weight 14 grams Condition Good Price 4150 EUR     An antique American enamel & diamond flower brooch/pendant by Tiffany & Co, New York, ca. 1890. 18 karat yellow gold, perfectly enamelled rose in velvety purple. A dangling dewdrop, represented by an old European cut diamond 0.25 carat, set in platinum, adds a sparkle. Hallmarked Tiffany & Co. this flower comes with an original…

Dogwood necklace Precious Flora

Dogwood necklace €4350

Herbarium No. 146 Scientific Name CORNUS Common Name Dogwood Type Necklace Place Belgium Date Floral elements ca 1850, new chain Collected by Unknown Material Old mine cushion cut diamond, old European cut diamond, 750/1000 gold 18 ct Size  Dogwood 21,7 x 20,6 mm, Length chain 45 cm Total Weight  7,5 grams Condition Good Price 4350 EUR     Dogwood is the common name for a genus of trees and shrubs since 1614. This species has been beneficial in the past as a dye and as a substitute for quinine and tea made from the bark was applied to treat pain or fever for generations.  The name dogwood comes from Dagwood, as…

Georgian giardinetto €320

Herbarium No. 0162 Scientific Name FLORA Common Name Bouquet Type Pendant Place France Date Around 1820, Georgian Collected by Unknown Material Verre Eglomisé, 750/1000 gold 18 ct Size 27,7 x 21,34  mm Total Weight 3,1 grams Condition Good Price € 320     Please follow and like us:

Victorian Ivy locket

Ivy Victorian €875

Herbarium No. 129 Scientific Name HEDERA HELIX Common Name Ivy Type Locket, pendant Place Probably English Date Ca. 1890 Collected by Unknown Material 625/1000 gold 15 ct Size  x  mm Total Weight 9,5 grams Condition Good Price 875 EUR     The Ivy is a climbing and creeping plant that covers and binds trees, buildings, actually everything within its reach. Because of this binding aspect of the plant, it has been a perfect symbol of faith and affection since ancient times. This locket contains a dried lucky clover. Please follow and like us:

Art nouveau pansy locket opened

Art nouveau Pansy locket

Herbarium Nr 080 Scientific Name Viola Common Name Pansy Type Locket, Pendant Place Made in France Date Approximately 1900 Collected by Sasportas Material Silver Size 33,3 x 25,9 mm Total Weight  4,9 grams Condition Good. Price Sold     A romantic silver pendant in the shape of a pansy, with a heart shaped petal that can be taken out. This petal functions as a locket, to which for example a small picture can be entrusted. Said element has been engraved with the text: ‘Ma pensée t’accompagne, J’y enferme mon coeur’ (My thoughts are with you, I have encased my heart…

Gold . Walnut . Pendant

Walnut pendant

Herbarium Nr 025 Scientific Name The nut of a tree of the genus JUGLANS Common Name Walnut Type Pendant Place Unknown Date Unknown Collected by *Hallmark GJ (tower in lozenge) Material Gold 750/1000  18 k Size 28,2 x 18,5 x 17,4 mm Total Weight 12,02 grams Condition Good Price Sold     The nut opens like a locket and can secretly hide a tiny treasure. *Further research needed. Please follow and like us:

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

Blue ‘Poppy’ €1350

Herbarium No. 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 seed pearls,  585/1000 gold 14 ct. 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…

19th century · Bachelor's button · Cornflower · Detachable · Dutch · Language of Flowers · Old mine cut diamond · Pendant · Rosecut diamonds · Victorian

Cornflower pendant €1550

Herbarium No. 13 Scientific Name CENTAUREA cyanus Common Name Cornflower or bachelor’s button Type Pendant Place Made in the Netherlands Date Approximately 1870 Collected by Unknown maker (AR?), Dutch hallmarks Material Rose-cut diamonds, old mine cut diamond, silver and 750/1000 gold 18 ct Size 58,3 x 23,4 mm Total Weight 9,8 grams Condition Good Price 1550 EUR     The great interest in botany and gardening in the early nineteenth century was reflected in the naturalistic style of the jewels. Sparkling flowers were also worn in the hair. This 19th-century diamond set cornflower pendant has a screw-fitting at the back, showing…