An antique gold, silver, emerald and diamond brooch, French, 19th century. Designed as a sword set with 4 square emeralds and rose-cut diamonds. The blade is engraved 'Propitius esto Deus', Gospel according to St Luke, Chap. 18, V. 13. The pin belonged to a papal chamberlain, William Huffer. #antique #brooch
René Lalique | Horn comb with a gold shaft and jeweled phoenix feather. The decoration can be taken off the comb and worn as a brooch. The feather sports yellow sapphires, mandarin garnets, diamonds and receives pearl-shaped fire opal in the middle. The comb comes in its original box and is signed Lalique. c. 1902.