Category: Gallery

Diamond, South Sea Pearl and Eighteen Karat Gold Moth Brooch – Buccellatti

11th November


The body of the moth is set with two baroque South Sea pearls overlaid with a yellow gold band set with rose-cut diamonds with pear set eyes and diamond set head. The yellow gold wings are engraved in a textured pattern and pierce in an openwork design and inset with white gold plaques set throughout with round brilliant-cut diamonds; Estimated total diamond weight: 6.50 ct. The back of the brooch is signed on the clasp: M. Buccelatti

Ca. 1985
Dimension: 4 1/2  x 3 inches
Private collection 

Hard-stone Cameo Brooch

14th November

The two tone hard-stone cameo depicts the profile of a woman in the neoclassical style  wearing a Romanesque gown and diadem with coiffed serpentine locks. The cameo is mounted in a fourteen karat white gold frame  surrounded by a border of seed pearls accented by four pairs of foliate leaves highlighted by seed pearlsCa. 1925 , Cameo Ca. 1900
Dimensions:1 3/4 x 1 5/8 inches
Stamped: 14k on clasp
Provenance: From a California family
Available for Purchase 

Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, Diamond and Eighteen Karat Gold Brooch

14th November

Designed as a stylized yellow gold Maltese cross centered by an oval turquoise cabochon surrounded by a white gold frame set with twenty round brilliant-cut diamonds and highlighted by oval turquoise and lapis lazuli cabochons alternately set around the center stone and highlighted by round brilliant-cut diamonds. Estimated total diamond weight: 3.50 ct.

Ca. 1970
Stamped: Montclair 750
Dimension: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches
Sold-Private Collection