"If you want to start a collection start with a brooch because you will find most use for it"
Coco Chanel said “If you want to start a collection start with a brooch because you will find most use for it. It can be pinned on a suit lapel, collar or pocket, on a hat, belt or evening gown”. Her advice is still pertinent.
A brooch of great simplicity and distinction typical of the work of the renowned M Rettie and Sons.
An exquisite Renaissance Revival brooch by the preeminent Parisian jeweller Wiese in the nineteenth century.
Antique Scottish agate and silver jewellery is so now.
A brooch with great presence.
Signed Australian Art Deco diamond brooches are often difficult to find.
A very special brooch for very special occasions – and many others.
Etruscan Revival jewellery is always sought after, perhaps because it is not only fascinating but so wearable today.
Early twentieth century jewellery at its delicate best is always worth seeking out.
The brooch for every conceivable special occasion. Tea with the Queen?
An old jewellery adage says that a well made jewel will look as good from the back as the front. On that premise this flower is a very fine jewel indeed. Quietly spectacular. For the perfectionist.
A wonderful pearl and diamond brooch straight out of Lady Mary’s jewel casket at Downton Abbey.
A delicate brooch with a lovely colour and gem combination and a fascinatingly realistic pearl-bud made for pretty summer fashions and to contrast more tailored fashions.
A striking three dimensional brooch with fluid movement which works very well also as a pendant.
The epitome of a smart Art Deco jewel. Stunning as a brooch or pendant.
An exquisite and very versatile jewel that can be worn in so many different ways. One of the prettiest and rarest pieces in our collection.
Quintessential Art Deco. Geometry, Beauty and White Diamonds.
This rare and intriguing enamelled jewel is a wonderful conversation starter. Read about the brooch and the passionate enthusiasm for Egyptian Revival at this time.
Impressive size. Not for the shrinking violet-despite the colour.
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Carved rock crystal, aquamarine and diamond. So Art Deco and yet so contemporary. Pretty up a frock for a summer wedding in the country and weekdays lighten up your business jacket with this Art Deco delicacy.
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Devilishly handsome and immorally tempting.
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The intricacy of the workmanship is a testament to the skill and art of a master jeweller.
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An impressive beautifully made historic brooch seeking a jacket or coat.
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Authentic antique, vintage and estate jewellery
26 Howey Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia