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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..

 FRENCH ART DECO DIAMOND, RUBY, CITRINE AND TURQUOISE GOLD CRAB BROOCH.

 FRENCH ART DECO DIAMOND, RUBY, CITRINE AND TURQUOISE GOLD CRAB BROOCH.

Only the French do quirky, elegant and wearable so effortlessly. Then toss Art Deco into the mix.

2001 2083

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SCOTTISH AGATE AND BLOODSTONE LONG ARROW BROOCH SET IN SILVER

SCOTTISH AGATE AND BLOODSTONE LONG ARROW BROOCH SET IN SILVER

A superb example of traditional Scottish jewellery with the agate finely carved and the brooch beautifully made with elegant proportions. A lovely addition to your brooch collection.

2001 2632

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A large Vintage multi-gem set butterfly brooch

A large Vintage multi-gem set butterfly brooch

Impressive, colourful and not too serious. Butterfly brooches are perennially in demand.

20009656

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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 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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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.

20003401

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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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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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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.

20003203

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An Art Deco Australian diamond brooch by G. H. Palfrey

An Art Deco Australian diamond brooch by G. H. Palfrey

Signed Australian Art Deco diamond brooches are often difficult to find.

20003906

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FRENCH RUBY, DIAMOND AND GOLD NOVELTY RETRO LAPEL OR PENDANT WATCH

FRENCH RUBY, DIAMOND AND GOLD NOVELTY RETRO LAPEL OR PENDANT WATCH

A useful and amusing lantern shape lapel or pendant watch in the form of a Swiss wall clock guaranteed to raise a smile when the “door” flies open upon pulling the cable link chain to reveal the watch face.

2000 0660

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ANTIQUE FINE GOLD AND OLD CUT DIAMOND BAR BROOCH

ANTIQUE FINE GOLD AND OLD CUT DIAMOND BAR BROOCH

A very finely made classic gold and diamond brooch to wear on many occasions.

2000 3753

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Early twentieth century diamond and sapphire brooch. Krementz

Early twentieth century diamond and sapphire brooch. Krementz

Early twentieth century jewellery at its delicate best is always worth seeking out.

20007058

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An Antique gold set lava cameo brooch from a demi parure with earrings

An Antique gold set lava cameo brooch from a demi parure with earrings

A striking historical brooch presenting an intriguing contrast of severity and romantic complexity to the modern sensibility.

20010164

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ANTIQUE EXCEPTIONALLY LARGE DOMED JET BROOCH

ANTIQUE EXCEPTIONALLY LARGE DOMED JET BROOCH

The size of a small mouse. This brooch makes a dramatic statement. For Melbournians it is Melbourne’s unofficial colour.

2001 1673

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VICTORIAN OVAL SILVER BROOCH WITH MATCHING EARRINGS

VICTORIAN OVAL SILVER BROOCH WITH MATCHING EARRINGS

An exceptionally finely engraved and crafted Victorian silver brooch and earrings demi parure are not always easy to find but are such a treasure- so wearable and versatile- when you do.

2001 1291

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VICTORIAN SILVER BROOCH WITH FINE DEEP CARVING AND ENGRAVING

VICTORIAN SILVER BROOCH WITH FINE DEEP CARVING AND ENGRAVING

A handsome and particularly finely engraved Victorian brooch perfect for a lapel or tie.

2001 1260

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A tiny Vintage sterling silver bird and chicks pin

A tiny Vintage sterling silver bird and chicks pin

Minute perfection that invites attention nesting on a buttonhole or tie.

20010058

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Authentic antique, vintage and estate jewellery
26 Howey Pl, Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia (03) 9671 3955