A BELLE EPOQUE AMETHYST AND DIAMOND BROOCH The circular-cut amethyst within the diamond garland surround, suspending a graduated fringe of diamond leaves to the three pear-shaped drops, millegrain setting, mounted in platinum and gold, circa cm.
A fantastic winged creature with the head of a lion and body of a serpent coiled around a pearl. A nice example of the Victorian fascination with mythological and invented creatures. The stickpin is beautifully detailed. Crafted in gold, circa