SHINY STUFF for the weekend;
Thanks to my friend Helen Bickers
For me green is the color of hope, new beginnings and courage.
Emeralds (and others!) in profusion
Bulgari Diva, high jewelry
emerald ruby bulgari
A similar idea, but from 1880 – interesting contrast
Emerald ruby foliage fr 1880
“Profumo di Capri”
Bulgari another view
this time with a friend
a friend of the friend
Modern Cartier, our kind of gumdrops
House of Faberge Romanov necklace
emerald house of Faberge, Romanov Necklace
Glorious choker / emerald glorious choker.tiff
JAR’s green comes from enamel (?) leaves on his geraniums (Jar-Aniums?)
Nouveau enamel caladiums. It looks like the leaves are in ball sockets so you could arrange them the best way on your outfit.
Love the roots!
This LC tiffany brooch has such a lovely green leaves, a square black opal and pretty opal berries
Here’s Fouquet with enamel leaves & opal too, 1900
1860 French devant de corsage – kudzu?
opal sapphire sleek nouveau
Kunio Nakajima holly necklace
Coral hazelnuts with leaves. Sidestepping the Curse of Coral FUGLEE!
Camille Gueyton 1904 ivy with diamonds
mid 19th century rose pins, you can really see the old mine cuts. Don’t look a thing like the modern table cuts, do they?
Arunashi carved emerald & opal earrings – with the little white dress.