late Victorian ruby and diamond fox mask stock pin, circa 1890, the fox head pave set throughout with rose cut diamonds and cabochon ruby eyes, mounted in gold backed silver, 1.2cm long, on a twisted pin gbp320 condition report Overall light wear commensurate wiht age and use. All stones are present and appear original, slight nicks to the ruby eyes. No visible damage or repair to the mount.
A late 19th century gem-set, pearl and diamond brooch. Of gothic inspiration, the large openwork rectangular plaque, composed of four old brilliant-cut diamond lines highlighted at their intersection with oval-cut rubies in square collet-settings, within a pearl and half-pearl, similarly-cut ruby and step-cut diamond surround, decorated with rose-cut diamonds, beading and scrolling details, old brilliant-cut diamonds approx. 1.75cts total, probably converted from a buckle
French serpent brooch from the mid 19th Century. The massive proportions and realistic detailing help to date this dimensional brooch. From the coiled position of the snake to the detailed hand etched scales on the body, this brooch is extraodinary in its quality, craftsmanship and condition. Rose diamond eyes. 1860's France. Approx. 5". poa
Designed as a central oval-shaped topaz weighing 39.18 carats, within a surround of stylised foliate design in gold-backed silver set with circular-cut diamonds, mid 19th Century.