06 janvier 2019

A La Vieille Russie at TEFAF 2019, stand 365

Dorrie Nossiter (England, 1893 - 1977), Necklace and earrings, England, circa 1930. Natural seed pearls and mixed gems, including citrine, aquamarine, topaz, and alexandrite, set in gold and gilded silver. Necklace length 41 cm (16 in.) and earrings length 4.5 cm (1.8 in.). With removable brooch/pendant. © A La Vieille Russie at TEFAF 2019, stand 365. Victorian Salamander brooch, England, circa 1890. Demantoid garnet, diamond and gold. Length 10.2 cm (4... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2013

The Cheapside Hoard: London’s Lost Jewels at Museum of London

The Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels , London - Courtesy of Museum of London LONDON-  The Museum of London will open a major new exhibition investigating the secrets of the Cheapside Hoard. This extraordinary and priceless cache of late 16th and early 17th century jewels and gemstones – displayed in its entirety for the first time in over a century – was discovered in 1912, buried in a cellar on Cheapside in the City of London.Through new research and state-of-the-art technology, the exhibition will showcase the... [Lire la suite]