A diamond and silver-topped eighteen karat gold pendant with chain chain stamped with French assay mark; center pear-shaped diamond weighing approximately 1.90 carats; chain stamped for eighteen karat white gold; length: 18in. Victorian or Victorian style.
Paste giardinetti brooch, Georgian, circa 1770. Flowers were a fashionable theme in jewellery during the second half of the 18th century. ‘giardinetti’ items (from the Italian, meaning ‘little garden’) were popular. They had tiny blossoms set with an assortment of precious stones, asymmetrically arranged in a basket, vase or pot