FABERGE BROCHE CON RUBI LLAMADO LA VISITA DEL ZAR. Perhaps Mathilde Kschessinska's gift from the tsar to celebrate her 20 years at the Maryinsky looked something like this brooch. He also gave her a necklace of diamonds "as big as walnuts." All lost at the gambling tables of Monte Carlo.
AN ANTIQUE AMETHYST AND DIAMOND BROOCH Designed as a cluster of cabochon amethyst pansy blossoms, with rose-cut diamond scrolling leaves, mounted in silver and gold, late nineteenth century, with French importation mark