"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..
Only the French do quirky, elegant and wearable so effortlessly. Then toss Art Deco into the mix.
2001 2083See Detail
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 2632See Detail
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.
Antique en tremblant flower brooches are always sought out.
2001 0942See Detail
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.
The brooch for every conceivable special occasion. Tea with the Queen?
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.
Signed Australian Art Deco diamond brooches are often difficult to find.
A very special brooch for very special occasions – and many others.
The perfect hair ornament for weddings and parties while their versatility suits many occasions.
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 0660See Detail
Summonsing all ardent sommeliers.
It is not essential to be in love, to love these fascinating, beautifully made historic stick pins.
Early twentieth century jewellery at its delicate best is always worth seeking out.
VICTORIAN SWEETHEART BROOCH/ PENDANT PROFUSELY DECORATED WITH GOLD HEARTS, FORGET ME NOTS AND “BEST WISHES” ON A SILVER ANCHOR
A delightful light hearted and whimsical exuberant Victorian sweetheart brooch to gladden a heart and a lapel.
2001 1277See Detail
A delightful and perennially popular antique animal brooch.
2001 1475See Detail
A striking historical brooch presenting an intriguing contrast of severity and romantic complexity to the modern sensibility.
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 1291See Detail
Quirky, adorable and unforgettable.
An elegant and very distinctive antique tiepin.
2001 1413See Detail
A handsome and particularly finely engraved Victorian brooch perfect for a lapel or tie.
2001 1260See Detail
Minute perfection that invites attention nesting on a buttonhole or tie.
An exceptionally beautiful and finely executed vintage compact.
2001 2694See Detail
A magnificent and rare Art Nouveau jewelled buckle.
2001 2700See Detail