An antique brooch was an important jewel throughout all periods of the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries so there is a wide variety of styles still in existence ranging from small fine brooches to large bold ones in silver, gold or silver topped gold, gem set or enamelled or simply of worked metal.

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

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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 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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Antique bloomed gold and garnet locket-brooch

Antique bloomed gold and garnet locket-brooch

Days of wine and grape leaves. Rich colours for autumn and winter.

20006198 SOLD

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Antique hardstone cameo and diamond brooch

Antique hardstone cameo and diamond brooch

Cameos have been much admired throughout history by women as diverse as Napoleon’s Josephine and more recently Sarah Jessica Parker. Though centuries apart they share a finely honed appreciation of fine jewellery and fashion.

2000.0240 SOLD

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An antique Scottish agate and silver knot brooch

An antique Scottish agate and silver knot brooch

A striking and extremely versatile brooch with a proud history.

20008345 SOLD

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