A Royal Princess - so of course her miniature was painted in enamel on gold, adorned with diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, rubies, pearls and topaz. Inspired by a Raphael Cherub, Prince Albert designed this brooch in 1841 as a Christmas present for Queen Victoria. Royal Enamelist William Essex executed the gift based on the Sir William Charles Ross miniature of the infant Victoria, Princess Royal. Upon receiving it, Queen Victoria wrote 'The workmanship and design are quite exquisite, and…

A Royal Princess - so of course her miniature was painted in enamel on gold, adorned with diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, rubies, pearls and topaz. Inspired by a Raphael Cherub, Prince Albert designed this brooch in 1841 as a Christmas present for Queen Victoria. Royal Enamelist William Essex executed the gift based on the Sir William Charles Ross miniature of the infant Victoria, Princess Royal. Upon receiving it, Queen Victoria wrote 'The workmanship and design are quite exquisite, and…

LEOPOLD VAN STRYDONCK Attrib.  Art Nouveau Peacock Pendant  Gold Enamel Emerald Ruby Diamond by alyssa miller

LEOPOLD VAN STRYDONCK Attrib. Art Nouveau Peacock Pendant Gold Enamel Emerald Ruby Diamond by alyssa miller

Jade, diamonds, rubies and emeralds galore in #TreasuresfromIndia #JewelsfromtheAl-Thanicollection @metmuseum

Jade, diamonds, rubies and emeralds galore in #TreasuresfromIndia #JewelsfromtheAl-Thanicollection @metmuseum

ART NOUVEAU | Gem-set and diamond brooch/pendant- Designed as a cascade of flowers, set with plique-à-jour enamel, accented with cultured pearls, single-cut and rose diamonds.

ART NOUVEAU | Gem-set and diamond brooch/pendant- Designed as a cascade of flowers, set with plique-à-jour enamel, accented with cultured pearls, single-cut and rose diamonds.

Tiara by Tiffany & Co., 1894. Gold, platinum, and diamonds. Courtesy Museum of the City of New York and Gilded New York (Monacelli Press)

Tiara by Tiffany & Co., 1894. Gold, platinum, and diamonds. Courtesy Museum of the City of New York and Gilded New York (Monacelli Press)

green glass earrings

green glass earrings

Cartier sapphire bead, carved sapphire and diamond necklace

Cartier sapphire bead, carved sapphire and diamond necklace

#mellerioditesmeller #vintage #breathtaking #extraordinary #diamonds

#mellerioditesmeller #vintage #breathtaking #extraordinary #diamonds

A Diamond Thistle Brooch   Of slightly scrolled openwork design, each stylised thistle set throughout with old-cut diamonds, circa 1910, one small diamond deficient, 8.0 cm long

A Diamond Thistle Brooch Of slightly scrolled openwork design, each stylised thistle set throughout with old-cut diamonds, circa 1910, one small diamond deficient, 8.0 cm long

ROYAL ALBERT TREASURE CHEST BLUE ROSES GOLD TEA CUP AND SAUCER

ROYAL ALBERT TREASURE CHEST BLUE ROSES GOLD TEA CUP AND SAUCER

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