Pennisetum grass Rubrum wow! "Fireworks" Looks like something from a Dr Suess book! Pennisetum Rubrum is my favorite grass, I wish it was a perennial around here, I'll have to remember to get some for around he house this year.
A pair of coral and diamond pendent earrings Each coral corallium rubrum drop, capped to the front by rose-cut pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, suspended from a line of pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, to a cabochon coral and single-cut diamond cluster, pear, brilliant and single-cut diamonds approx. 1.75cts total, length 6.5cm
An enamel, gem-set giardinetto brooch, circa 1925 The finely pierced basket, millegrain-set throughout with single and brilliant-cut diamonds, highlighted with a row of calibré-cut sapphire and applied black enamel, to a single-cut diamond stem issuing carved coral corallium rubrum flowers and nephrite leaves, to a reverse engraved with floral motifs, diamonds approx. 0.40ct total, length 4.3cm
A coral and diamond snail brooch, by Cartier, circa 1930 The carved corallium rubrum shell issuing the single-cut diamond-set body, to circular-cut ruby eyes and buff-top calibré-cut onyx belly, diamonds approximately 0.70 carat total, signed Cartier Paris, numbered 04736, partially-struck maker's mark, French assay marks, length 4.0cm