Antique Gold, Ruby and Diamond Starburst Brooch Centering one cushion-shaped ruby encircled by old-mine cut diamonds, further encircled by 8 cushion-shaped rubies, altogether approximately 3.50 cts., the tips of the rays set with 15 cushion-cut diamonds, totaling 23 diamonds approximately .85 ct., one diamond missing, approximately 9.3 dwt.
Sword brooch set tih opal, cat's eye chrysoberyl and diamonds of various colors. Signed Young 2009. Sold at Sotheby's... Just an FYI, I'll be covering some really cool new designers starting this year and filling you all in on how their designs coorelate to antique jewelry!
The brooch belonged to The Romanovs since the 18th century - gold, silver, diamonds, and spinels. The biggest spinel was put into He Grand Imperial Crown of Russia. Kept by the Diamond Fund, The Kremlin, Moscow https://www.pinterest.com/pin/269160515206525659/
Antique Edwardian Opal and Diamond Brooch in 18K. Romantic yet strong, this antique Edwardian opal and diamond brooch is a dreamy design. A central bezel set opal, flashing with red, green and blue, is framed by smooth waves of pave set diamonds that shimmer around the entirety of this oval shaped brooch. Circa 1905.
A garnet and diamond crescent brooch, last quarter of the 19th century. The graduated rows of old brilliant-cut diamonds and oval-cut demantoid garnets, highlighted by similarly-cut diamonds in pinched collet-settings, mounted in silver and gold