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"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 22ct gold and diamond Victorian target brooch

A 22ct gold and diamond Victorian target brooch

A very striking Victorian brooch with a contemporary sparseness.

2000 2435

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Antique early Victorian gold and turquoise bow and heart locket brooch

Antique early Victorian gold and turquoise bow and heart locket brooch

The epitome of a romantic antique sentimental locket brooch. It is difficult to find a jewel more sentimental in the early Victorian taste with the bow and turquoise reminiscent of forget-me-nots and the heart with the compartment to the reverse.

2000 1865

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A large Antique garnet and pearl brooch

A large Antique garnet and pearl brooch

A singularly spectacular brooch for coats and jackets.

2000 4255

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An Antique Scottish hardstone and silver brooch by M. Rettie and sons

An Antique Scottish hardstone and silver brooch by M. Rettie and sons

A brooch of great simplicity and distinction typical of the work of the renowned M Rettie and Sons..

20009335

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A French Antique Renaissance Revival silver brooch by Wiese

A French Antique Renaissance Revival silver brooch by Wiese

An exquisite Renaissance Revival brooch by the preeminent Parisian jeweller Wiese in the nineteenth century.

20009465 SOLD

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Antique Etruscan Revival gold and lapis lazuli brooch

Antique Etruscan Revival gold and lapis lazuli brooch

Etruscan Revival jewellery is always sought after, perhaps because it is not only fascinating but so wearable today.

20005818

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Large antique diamond triple loop ribbon bow brooch

Large antique diamond triple loop ribbon bow brooch

The brooch for every conceivable special occasion. Tea with the Queen?

20000219

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An early twentieth century ruby and diamond flower brooch

An early twentieth century ruby and diamond flower brooch

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.

20006006

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Belle Epoque natural pearl and old cut diamond brooch

Belle Epoque natural pearl and old cut diamond brooch

A wonderful pearl and diamond brooch straight out of Lady Mary’s jewel casket at Downton Abbey.

20007881 SOLD

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Art Nouveau natural pearl, emerald and diamond brooch

Art Nouveau natural pearl, emerald and diamond brooch

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.

2000.0352

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French diamond and emerald leaf and ribbons brooch circa 1945

French diamond and emerald leaf and ribbons brooch circa 1945

A striking three dimensional brooch with fluid movement which works very well also as a pendant.

2000.3166

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Large Belle Epoque diamond and natural pearl brooch / pendant

Large Belle Epoque diamond and natural pearl brooch / 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.

2000.3241

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Art Deco Ruby diamond and platinum brooch

Art Deco Ruby diamond and platinum brooch

Art Deco vibrant jewelled slash for coats, dresses, lapels ...

20007805

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An antique Egyptian Revival gold enamel and gem-set brooch

An antique Egyptian Revival gold enamel and gem-set brooch

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.

20005849

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