22 March 2012

Bird Brooches

Sketches for jeweled bird brooches, early 20th century.

A 1960s Cartier brooch in gold and cabochon sapphires, picturing two chicks.

A Cartier duck brooch in gold, diamonds, turquoise, and a cabochon ruby, 1960s.

Another 1960s Cartier brooch, of a gold mesh duck with a diamond and  a cabochon sapphire.

Cartier love bird brooch in lapis lazuli and emerald.

Emerald and gold Chaumet bird brooches.

Gold, diamond, and aquamarine phoenix brooch by Chaumet, dating from 1970.

A tanzanite, gold, diamond, and ruby duck brooch by Tiffany and Co.