Antique & Vintage Brooches

  • A petite Peridot and Seed Pearl brooch. This bright and lively oval cut Peridot weighing 1.07ct has been set in 9ct yellow gold, with a fine milgrain border. Set out from the gemstone on four points are Seed Pearls, which in turn are surrounded by bands of gold. An elegant yet understated antique brooch. Size: 23mm x 21mm, weight: 2.3g. Period: Edwardian Jewellery ( 1901 –  1914 ).
  • A meticulously crafted Art Nouveau bird brooch. Made from rich 15ct yellow gold, a small bird is perched on a branch is framed inside a wishbone.  This brooch is fitted with a safety chain and contains hallmarks for Chester 1890. A unique and well-made piece of fine jewellery. Size: 17mm x 34mm, safety chain: 68mm, weight: 2.9g. Period: Art Nouveau Jewellery ( 1890 – 1901 ).
  • An impressive Art Nouveau sterling silver brooch. This hand-made brooch depicts the profile of a young woman wearing a flamboyant hat, decorated with roses and foliage. The safety pin to the rear has been mounted at an angle that allows an uninterrupted view. A lovely brooch which is very representative of its period. Made in Birmingham, circa 1900. Size: 41mm in diameter, weight: 13g. Period: Art Nouveau Jewellery ( 1890 – 1901 ).
  • A bright Victorian pinchbeck Citrine Brooch. An oval cut Citrine gemstone weighing 25ct has been set in pinchbeck. Pinchbeck is an alloy of copper and zinc and was invented in the 18th Century to resemble gold. This large Citrine has excellent colour saturation and clarity, allowing it to catch the light beautifully. Size: 32mm x 28mm, weight:11.6g. Period: Victorian ( 1837 – 1901 ).
  • A flawless Victorian Goshenite brooch. An oval cut Goshenite gemstone weighing 22.80ct has been set in 9ct yellow gold. Goshenite or white beryl as it is sometimes called is said to be the purest of all the gemstones due to its incredible transparency.  Although it appears completely transparent, there is a very slight blue/green hue visible when viewed from an angle. A bright and lively brooch, which looks amazing when worn. Size: 30mm x 23mm, weight: 7.6g. Period: Victorian ( 1837 – 1901 ).
  • A rich Edwardian swooping swallows brooch. A graduated line of three swallows in mid-flight has been made from 15ct yellow gold, with each one studded in split seed pearls. This brooch has a beautiful deep luster which make it stand out when worn. Size: 46mm x 28mm, weight: 4.3g. Period : Edwardian Jewellery ( 1901 –  1914 ).
  • A flawless Victorian Aquamarine bar brooch. A stunning oval-cut aquamarine weighing 3.62ct has been mounted in 9ct yellow gold, by means of a double claw setting. An exceptional aquamarine gemstone, which catches the light beautifully. Size: 68mm x 13mm, weight: 4.9g Period: Victorian ( 1837 – 1901 ).
  • An exquisite Edwardian Sapphire and Pearl brooch. A square-cut faceted sapphire weighing 17 points has been set in rich 15ct yellow gold, with a milgrain border. Surrounding this beautiful sapphire is a row of split seed pearls finished again with a milgrain border. A rare and unique Edwardian brooch. Size: 71mm x 12mm, weight: 5.8g. Period : Edwardian Jewellery ( 1901 –  1914 ).
  • A distinctive Art Deco Aquamarine brooch. A rectangular-shaped Aquamarine weighing 2ct has been set in 9ct white gold. This scissor-cut aquamarine has excellent clarity and a beautiful colour. Set to either side of the gemstone are white gold geometric shoulders, with the reverse of the brooch being made from 9ct yellow gold. A classic piece of Art Deco jewellery. Size: 55mm x 7mm, weight: 2.5g. Period: Art Deco Jewellery ( 1920 – 1935 ).
  • An original Victorian bog oak mourning brooch. An oval cabochon shape piece of bog oak has been carved to depict a central flower, with two foliate panels on either side. Size: 43mm X 34mm, weight: 10g Period: Victorian ( 1837 – 1901 ).
  • A timeless Edwardian Cameo brooch. This beautiful cameo has been carved from a single Cornelian shell. These shells have a white marble-like layer and a darker layer, typically brown. Allowing a master carver to create an image in fine detail with a contrasting background. This meticulously carved cameo is mounted in a 9ct yellow gold setting featuring a single twist rope border. On the reverse of this cameo is fitted a hinged bail, allowing it to be also worn as a pendant. Size: 44mm X 35mm, weight: 12.3g Period: Victorian ( 1837 – 1901 ).
  • A decorative Victorian Diamond bar brooch. A round-cut diamond is set 9ct yellow gold on a raised cylindrical plinth, with a single twist rope at its base. Extending from either side are ornate gold wings forming this beautiful Etruscan revival brooch. This brooch comes fitted with a safety chain. Size: 42mm x 17mm, chain length: 63mm, weight: 5.8g Period: Victorian ( 1837 – 1901 ).  
  • A very pretty Victorian silver daisy brooch, inspired by the Japanese arts of shakudo and shibuichi. Depicting two daisies flowers in raised relief and engraved foliage. A well-made piece of antique jewellery, circa 1875. Diameter: 34mm, weight: 5.8g Period: Victorian ( 1837 – 1901 ).
  • A very pretty Victorian Garnet scroll brooch. Three Garnet gemstones have been set diagonally in 9ct yellow gold and finished with milgrain detailing. From either side of this diagonal line extends scrollwork and foliate detail. A beautiful piece. Size: 43mm x 13mm, weight: 1.9g. Period: Victorian Jewellery ( 1837 – 1901 ).
  • A very pretty Edwardian Topaz bar brooch. A round cut Topaz gemstone weighing 58 points has been set using a bezel setting, which is finished with a milgrain border. Two split pears orbit around this central Topaz, with split pearl detailing to either side, finishing in scroll finals. A fine example of Edwardian craftsmanship. Size: 54mm x 13mm, weight: 3g. Period : Edwardian Jewellery ( 1901 –  1914 ).
  • A classic Art Deco seed pearl bar brooch. Made from rich 15ct yellow gold, this stylised brooch features a seed pearl as the focal point and dates from the early 1920`s. This brooch comes with a detachable safety chain. A beautiful piece, which adds a touch of sophistication to any outfit. Size: 47mm x 12mm, weight: 3.4g. Period: Art Deco Jewellery ( 1920 – 1935 ).
  • A stylish Edwardian Diamond Bar Brooch. A beautiful old cut diamond weighing 25 points has been set in 9ct yellow gold. This brooch comes with its original box.  An elegant and timeless piece of fine antique jewellery. Size: 41mm x 5mm, weight: 2.9g. Period : Edwardian Jewellery ( 1901 –  1914 ).
  • An intricately carved Whitby jet mourning brooch. An oval-shaped piece of jet has been hand-carved to depict an eagle landing on a garland, which is finished with a foliate surround. A beautifully made Victorian Mourning brooch. Size: 55mm X 47mm, weight: 19.6g Period: Victorian ( 1837 – 1901 ).
  • An intricately carved Victorian Cameo Shell brooch. This cornelian shell has been beautifully carved to depict the profile of a lady. Cornelian shells are comprised of two layers, a white marble type layer and a darker normally light brown layer. This allows the carver to create a contrasting background. This cameo is mounted in a 9ct gold surround featuring a single twist rope and can be worn as a pendant as well as a brooch. A beautiful example of Victorian craftsmanship. Size: 52mm X 40mm, weight: 17.8g Period: Victorian ( 1837 – 1901 ).
  • A fine quality Edwardian Tourmaline and Pearl brooch. The round cut tourmaline gemstone weights 80 points and is set in rich 15ct gold with milgrain detail to the edge, providing extra sparkle. Tourmaline is the alternate birthstone for October and was believed to be the artist's gemstone, promoting creativity. To each side of the gemstone are gold scrolls, which taper back to form a bar. Each scroll terminates with a split seed pearl final surrounded by a milgrain edge. In the centre of each double scroll is a floral motif studded with seven split seed pearls. Floral motifs containing split pearls were very popular during this time and are indicative of the period. A well-made and classic piece of fine antique jewellery. Size: 73mm x 11mm, weight: 6.7g. Period : Edwardian Jewellery ( 1901 –  1914 ). All items are presented in one of our beautiful signature boxes, complementary delivery worldwide on all orders.

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