VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Red & White Coral Mushroom Brooch. Vintage mushroom brooch, designed as two mushrooms with carved white and red coral caps, with pave-set diamond accents in 18k white gold, the brooch mounted in 18k yellow gold, numbered 1K56-9, signed "VCA" for Van Cleef & Arpels. France 2oth Century
Psilocybe cyanescens Common names: Wavy caps, Gold tops, Copper tops. Psilocybe cyanescens is a potent hallucinogen that grows abundantly in flowerbeds mulched with bark mulch, wood shavings, sawdust and cow manure. It is found world wide. Fruiting occurs from late summer in watered areas to mid-winter. This mushroom has extreme psychological reactions including that of extreme fear. The main compounds responsible for its psychedelic effects are psilocybin and psilocin.
A PINK SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND BROOCH, BY TIFFANY & CO. Designed as two mushrooms, each cap pavé-set with circular-cut pink sapphires, accented by brilliant-cut diamonds, joined to the pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond stem, mounted in platinum, 18k yellow and rose gold, 2.2 cm long