Victorian Lapis Lazuli, Gold Brooch, French The brooch features a lapis lazuli cabochon, suspending a pendant enhanced by a lapis lazuli cabochon, stationed by fancy link 18k yellow gold chain, accented by carved lapis lazuli beads, set in 18k yellow gold, completed by a pinstem and "c" catch on the reverse. French hallmarks. Gross weight 32.80 grams.
The Delhi Durbar Tiara - by Garrards, for Queen Mary for the Delhi Durbar on December 12,1911. Durbar is Hindi, for a ‘ceremonial gathering to pay homage’. The gathering was to install King George V and Queen Mary as Emperor and Empress of India. King George V admired this piece and referred to it as “May’s best tiara”. It has been worn in a variety of ways as shown here.
Rose of York brooch, 1893 | This brooch originally formed the centrepiece of a bracelet. At the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of York (the future King George V and Queen Mary) in 1893 each bridesmaid received one as a gift from the bridegroom, whose emblems are integral to the design. It belonged to Princess Victoria.
Greek gold bracelets for Olbia Treasures Elements: late 2nd century BC; Setting: 1st century BC (Greco-Roman) Medium gold, garnet, amethyst, emerald, pearl, chrysoprase, glass, enamel and modern replacements
Pink topaz and diamond brooch, circa 1910. Edwardian diamond-set open work oval brooch, set with an oval-cut pink topaz to centre weighing approximately 9.00cts within a diamond-set bow and garland surmount. Millegrain setting, mounted in platinum.
A VICTORIAN GARNET AND DIAMOND FLOWER PENDANT A Victorian garnet and diamond pendant, the inverted pear-shaped cabochon garnet surmounted by a floral and foliate spray and suspending a foliate drop, set throughout with old brilliant-cut and single cut-diamonds, to a delicately set in silver to a yellow gold mount, with a glass compartment to the reverse, approximate length 5½ cm, gross weight 11.4 grams, circa 1870