Roses Bernhard Instone

Roses Bernhard Instone

Herbarium N0. 183 Scientific Name ROSA Common Name Rose Type Set; brooch and earrings Place Birmingham Date 1964-1966 Collected by Bernhard Instone Material 750/1000 gold 18 k Size Brooch: 52 x 28 mm. Earrings 15 mm Total Weight 11,3 and 4,7 grams Condition Good Price 990 EUR     A pretty set of an 18 k gold brooch and matching earrings with screw system by Bernhard Instone, Birmingham, 1960’s. Photo 3: Design for a similar brooch by Bernhard Instone   Please follow and like us:

Cute as a button-Vous etes la plus belle de toutes

Cute as a button

Herbarium No. 175 Scientific Name ROSA Common Name Rose Type Button Place France or Belgium Date Ca. 1800-1820 Collected by Unknown, “.. la plus belle…” Material Miniature painting, natural seed pearls, 750/1000 gold 18 k Size 18,85 x 16,3 mm Total Weight 2,3 grams Condition Good Price  Reserved     “Vous etes la plus belle de toutes” and a little rose… What a romantic text on this delightful gold button. In The Phrase Finder, I found an interesting and relevant discussion about ‘As cute as a button.’ “As cute as a button”, means “cute, charming, attractive, almost always with the connotation of being small. How cute can a…

Rose by Tiffany & Co

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 k, 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…

Köchert antique enameled rose

An enameled rose by Köchert

Herbarium Nr 119 Scientific Name ROSA Common Name Rose Type Brooch Place Vienna Date Approximately 1880 Collected by A.E. Köchert Material 750/1000 gold 18 k, translucent enamel, rose-cut diamonds, a natural pearl Size 36,7 x 25,4 mm Total Weight 8,56 grams Condition Good. Enamel excellent. Boxed Price 3950 EUR     An antique enamel, natural pearl & diamond flower brooch by Köchert, ca. 1880. The very naturalistic rosebud comes with the original box.A. E. Köchert is one of the oldest jewellers in Austria, founded by Jakob Heinrich Köchert, Vienna, in 1814. The Austrian Empress Elisabeth, Sissi, adorned her hair with diamond stars made…

Pansy & Rose

Herbarium No. 0163 Scientific Name VIOLA  × Wittrockiana hybrid & ROSA Common Name Pansy & Rose Type Pendant Place France Date Around 1820 Collected by Unknown Material Verre Eglomisé, 750/1000 gold 18 k Size 34 x 27,54 mm Total Weight 5,3 grams Condition Good Price Sold     Please follow and like us:

Black, Starr & Frost enameled rose

Roses are a girl’s best friend

Herbarium No 142 Scientific Name ROSA Common Name Rose Type Brooch Place New York Date Approximately 1890 Collected by Black, Starr & Frost Material 750/1000 gold 18 k, enamel, old European cut diamond set in platinum Size 31,3 x 31 mm Total Weight 12,3 grams Condition Good Price 2750 EUR     An antique American enamel & diamond flower brooch by Black, Starr & Frost, New York, circa 1890. A dangling dewdrop, represented by an old European cut diamond, set in platinum, adds a sparkle. In the Victorian language of flowers, a white rose primarily expresses innocence, hope, peace, sympathy and resistance. Recently,…

ring with roses

Ring with roses

Herbarium No. 036 Scientific Name ROSA Common Name Rose Type Ring Place England Date Approximately 1880 Collected by Unknown Material 625/1000 gold 15 k, garnet Size 19,7 x 6,8 mm. Ringsize L Total Weight 2,07 grams Condition Good Price Sold     The rose is probably the most popular and prominent flower in Western cultures.   Please follow and like us:

early enamelled Rose earrings

Early enamelled rose earrings

Herbarium No. 037 Scientific Name ROSA Common Name Rose Type Earrings Place Mechelen, Belgium Date Ca. 1830 Collected by Jean Van Hoomissen Material Enamel, 750/1000 gold 18 k Size 27,6 x 6,2 mm Total Weight 1,94 grams Condition Good Price  Sold     The rose is probably the most popular and prominent flower in Western cultures.   Please follow and like us:

Rosa Mundi

Rosa Mundi

Herbarium No 030 Scientific Name ROSA MUNDI Common Name Rose Type Brooch Place Probably The Netherlands Date Approximately 1850 Collected by Unknown Material Total diamond weight ca. 4.5 crt; cushion cut diamonds, old mine cut diamonds, rose cut diamonds, 750/1000 gold 18 k, silver setting Size 30 x 24,2 mm Total Weight 9,05 grams Condition Good Price 4250 EUR     Early Rose Please follow and like us:

1960's · Chaumet · France · Paris · Pink gold · Red gold · Rose · Rose bud · Signed

Rose by Chaumet

Herbarium Nr 021 Scientific Name ROSA Common Name Rose Type Brooch Place Paris, France Date 1960’s Collected by Chaumet Material 750/1000 pinkish gold Size 48,4 x  25 mm Total Weight 8,9 grams Condition Good Price 1750 EUR     A pinkish gold flower brooch in the shape of a stylized rose with open work petals and leaves from the 1960’s. A very wearable, charming vintage piece of jewellery by Chaumet. Signed ‘Chaumet Paris’, with the French hallmark for 750/1000 gold and the lozenge shaped mark JC. The House of Chaumet, founded in 1780 but still very much in touch with Parisian Fashion,…

1930's · Austrian · Black rose · Chalcedony · Lapidary · Nephrite · Old mine cut diamond · Onyx · Rose · Vienna

Black Rose

Herbarium Nr 014 Scientific Name ROSA Common Name Rose Type Brooch Place Vienna, Austria Date 1930’s Collected by Unknown Material Black chalcedony, nephrite, diamond, 585/1000 white gold Size 74,35 x 40,5 mm Total Weight 18 grams Condition Good Price 1750 EUR     An elegant brooch in the shape of a black rose, made in the 1930’s in Vienna, Austria. White gold was a newly used metal in those days. The naturalistic type of floral jewellery in different gemstones was an Austrian and German speciality. This black rose brooch is an example from the early period. Most flowers, fruits and nuts…