The Angouleme Emerald Tiara worn by Marie Antoinette and made by Evrard and Frederic Bapst for the French crown jewels in 1820. There are 1031 diamonds and 40 emeralds in the setting. When sold in 1887, an observer remarked that anyone who had not seen it 'does not know what an emerald is, the green stones alternate with the brilliants in such a manner that there is an interplay of coloured light, the effect of which is magical.'
A SUPERB ANTIQUE DIAMOND BROOCH Of naturalistic design, the pavé-set old-cut diamond leaf canopy suspending a graduated fringe of diamond trails with six pear-shaped diamond drops, mounted in silver and gold, brooch circa 1860, diamond drops late 18th century, 12.7 cm long
Breathtaking creation by Georges Fouquet depicting the delicate blooms of a trailing fuchsia flower in gold, opals, and diamonds (1902-1903). Georges Fouquet, a famous French jeweler, is best known for his collaboration with artist Alphonse Mucha, creating such spectacular art nouveau pieces for the 1900 World Fair in Paris.
Antique "Dearest" ring <3 15ct rose gold <3 engraving continuing all around the band <3 Acrostic jewellery is one that spells out a word such as this gorgeous Victorian era "Dearest" ring, set with a Diamond, Emerald, Amethyst, Ruby, Emerald, Sapphire and Topaz where the first letter of each gemstone spells out the romantic word "Dearest". Antique Dearest rings are becoming so scarce and this one is just wonderful. <3 Circa: 1870