A Victorian opal, diamond and ruby salamander brooch, late 19th century. The sinuous body set throughout with opal cabochons, accented by old mine-cut diamonds, with ruby cabochon eyes and nose; accompanied by a fitted case by Carrington & Co., Regent St., London; mounted in silver-topped gold; length: 4 1/4in. #opalsaustralia
A Victorian Egyptian Revival gold, enamel and gem-set galley brooch, circa 1880. The carved opal scarab measuring approximately 12.20 x 8.20 mm set to the centre of an Egyptian style gold, enamel and gem-set galley, with engraved gold back and brooch fitting. #Victorian #EgyptianRevival #brooch
A Victorian gold, enamel and gem-set galley brooch
An early 19th century gold mounted 'eye' brooch The circular brooch centred with ... a painted miniature of a lady's eye, with curls of hair on her forehead, the border modelled out of hair and gold as an ouroboros, symbol of eternal life.
NICOLAS-FRANÇOIS DUN (FRENCH, 1764-1832) A young lady, in black dress with fichu and black gauze upstand collar, wearing a long gold chain and pendant signed 'Dun' (lower right) on ivory oval, 2½ in. (63 mm.) high, silver frame
Renaissance Revival 18kt Gold Gem-set Armlet, c. 1880, the chased and engraved grillework form with foliate devices and strapwork, bezel-set with sapphire and diamond florets, bezel-set sapphire, emerald, and ruby accents, rose-cut diamond highlights. #renaissance revival
The Allegory of the Day ! Sardonyx Shell, 15k gold tested. Circa 1860, Italy. The Goddess Eos is here depicted in all of her beauty showing her symbols, rays of sun behind her head, a crown of flowers on her hair and a dove holding a flowers cornucopia.