A magnificent antique gold, silver, diamond and pearl brooch, circa 1890. Set with fine bouton and half pearls, and numerous brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in rose gold and silver. 5.2 x 6.8cm. #antique #brooch
DIY Inspiration: Long Lace Bow Cuffs from Mary Magdalene here. They are sold out of all the cuffs except for the off white. These are made of stretch lace for the top part and then regular lace for the bottom. You could make these so cheaply because so little lace is needed.
Der Bazar 1887: Foundation skirt for ball dresses from taffeta (add lining and pleated balayeuse); 1. front part in half size, 2. side gore, 3. back breadth in half size (add a bustle pad at the top and three 40-50-60 cm long steel hoops fastened by elastic-bands), 4. train in half size
Shell Cameo Brooch of Archangel Michael Slaying Satan. Satan is a goner in this masterfully hand-carved rendition of the heroic, victorious Archangel Michael. The beautiful shell cameo is artfully framed in golden leaves and vines. Victorian, circa 1890.