Pair of sapphire, ruby and diamond ear clips/brooches, Sabbadini. Photo Sotheby's

Each designed as a flower head, the petals set with rubies and sapphires respectively in concealed settings, each centre set with a cluster of brilliant-cut diamonds, ear clip and brooch fittings, clip fittings and one brooch fitting signed Sabbadini, case. Estimate 8,000-12,000 GBP - Lot Sold: 27,500 GBP

Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London, 13 Jul 2011