A late 19th century amethyst and diamond pansy brooch, circa 1880 The single bloom with carved amethyst petals and central cushion-shaped diamond, weighing 1.53 carats, to realistically modelled leaves and stem set throughout with old brilliant-cut diamonds, hinged bangle fitting supplied, inner diameter 5.4cm., one diamond deficient, remaining diamonds approximately 3.90 carats total, brooch height 7.6cm.
Very Fine Amethyst Carving of a Baby Snow Owl By Alfred Zimmerman Idar-Oberstein, Germany utilizing a pure gem-quality large crystal of Uruguayan amethyst having a high degree of transparency. Mounted with 18K yellow gold feet and beak, with monogram signature AZ for Alfred Zimmerman. Weighing approximately 1360.5 carats and measuring 3 x 2 1/2 x 2in
An early 20th century amethyst and diamond flower brooch, by Plisson & Hartz. The carved amethyst flowerhead, with a single-cut diamond stamen and rose-cut diamond leaves, maker's mark, French assay mark.