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Jeweled Pencil Case. 1880 -1890. A masterpiece of chased gold, rose-cut diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires and an opal. The Victoria & Albert Museum

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Pearl and Diamond Tiara, circa 1890-1900. Scrolls of leaves, garlands, and flowers accentuated with diamonds and button pearls in white gold and platinum. (photo Pierre Bergé & Associés)

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"Gold Cap", early 19th century, German. Metal, paper, linen. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Victorian diamond necklace/tiara, of foliate design, with graduating scrolling tendrils within diamond arches, each surmounted by a flower cluster, set throughout with brilliant-cut and cushion-cut diamonds, weighing a total of approximately 30 carats, silver set and mounted in gold, circa 1880. Bentley and Skinner own the images

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Wow truly impressive!!! Marion Powys, renowned early 20th C lace expert & owner of Devonshire Lace Shop, 556 Madison Ave, NYC purchased the “Lily Veil” from a Russian Count: m.m. cream net inset w/ toile of h.m. bobbin lace lilies & delicate florals in scallop pattern

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