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Antique Brooches and Pins



Antique brooches and pins are wonderful, diminutive works of art.  They are miniature masterpieces that bring the artistry, passions and craftsmanship of an earlier era into the present.  Below are brooches from the Victorian,  Art Nouveau,  Edwardian and Art Deco periods.

Art Nouveau amethyst brooch. (J9223)


Carter dragon and crescent brooch. (J9384)


Chimera and the Moon  A beautifully sculpted, finely detailed chimera flies past a crescent moon.  The magnificent beast has finely feathered wings, the intricate scaly body of a serpent and a tail that morphs into twisting acanthus leaves.  A small green gem is set as the creature's watchful, jealous eye.  Created by Carter, Howe & Co. in 14kt gold, circa 1890.   Cost:  $785

Brassler coral brooch. (J9274)


Brassler Coral  A glowing coral cabochon amid an intriguing geometry of neoclassical and east Asian motifs. An early Art Deco brooch created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $725

Art Nouveau amethyst and pearl brooch. (J9325)


Amethyst and Pearls  Beautiful Art Nouveau curves envelop a vibrant amethyst.  The flowing design is accented with four small pearls.  Created by Whiteside & Blank in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Cost:  $625

Art Nouveau sapphire and pearl brooch. (J9240)


Sapphires and Pearl  A dramatic Art Nouveau brooch with dark sapphires and a pearl set amid flowing golden curves and beautifully detailed acanthus leaves.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Cost:  $425

Edwardian guilloche enamel brooch. (J9413)


Regal Splendour  
Beautifully engraved regal blue enamel surrounded by bands of white enamel and intricately detailed golden swags accented with small pearls.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Cost:  $875

Hans Brassler garnet and pearl brooch. (J9392)


Garnet and Pearls  A petit Classical Revival pin set with a fiery red garnet and small luminous pearls.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.
Cost:  $365

Egyptian Revival winged scarab brooch crafted in 14kt gold. (J3573)


Peacocks and Scarab  Vigilant peacocks with emerald green eyes jealously guard an elegantly detailed winged scarab.  A beautiful example of the Victorian fascination with the arts of ancient Egypt.  Crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1900.
Cost:  $565

Hans Brassler amethyst and roses brooch. (J9256)


Amethyst and Roses  An elegant brooch set with a rich amethyst, bright pearls and golden roses in a "garden wall".  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $685

Wavy star brooch. (J9409)


Shimmering Star A shimmering star (or is it a starfish with eight rays) set with small pearls.  A stellar accent for any lapel,  blouse or hat.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  $325

Art Nouveau amethyst brooch. (J9223)


Art Nouveau Amethyst  A lovely pale amethyst and glowing pearl rest between the wings of a fantastic night creature, perhaps a bat or exotic moth.  Created in 14kt gold, circa 1900.     Cost:  $675

Hans Brassler Egyptian Revival brooch. (J9341)


Lilies and Lotus  Lotus blossoms and lilies frame a fiery red garnet in this diminutive Egyptian revival brooch.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.
Cost:  $465

Art Nouveau pearl brooch. (J9358)


Art Nouveau Pearls  An Art Nouveau brooch with flowing leaves and vines,  or are they wisps of smoke,  accented with three creamy pearls.  Crafted 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  $685

Hans Brassler citirne and pearl brooch. (J9445)


Citrine and Pearls  A wonderful brooch set with a lambent golden citrine and bright, luminous pearls framed by golden roses.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $675

Hans Brassler star brooch. (J9329)


Radiant Star  The pointed rays of a star accented with small white pearls and centered with a rich purple amethyst.  Between the rays are golden fleurs de lys.  A radiant pendant-brooch created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.
Cost:  $685

Art Deco amethyst brooch. (J9398)


Art Deco Amethyst 
A striking Art Deco brooch set with a pale lavender amethyst. The glow of the subtly textured gold beautifully offsets the color of the gemstone.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1930.     Cost:  $425

Hans Brassler brooch set with amethyst and pearls. (J9140)


Brassler Amethyst and Pearls  A beautiful brooch with a rich purple amethyst and pearls.  A wonderful example of Hans Brassler's imaginative, unique work.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $875


Recently Sold

Below are several of the antique brooches and pins we have recently sold.

Victorian serpent and acanthus leaf brooch. (J9069)


Serpent and Acanthus  A fierce lion-headed serpent with a tail of flame-like acanthus leaves warily guards this brooch with a jealous green eye.  A glowing pearl is set in the center.  Created by Carter, Howe in 14kt gold, circa 1890.
Cost:  Sold

Art Nouveau amethyst and pearl brooch. (J9051)


Art Nouveau Ginkgo  A beautiful Art Nouveau brooch of intertwined ginkgo leaves surrounding a lavender pastel Amethyst.  Created by Whiteside & Blank in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Cost:  Sold

Art Nouveau autuwm brooch crafted in 14kt gold. (J8991)


Autumn  A beautiful Art Nouveau brooch celebrating autumn.  A woman in profile is surrounded by a myriad of blossoming chrysanthemums.  Created by Bippart, Griscom & Osborn in 14kt gold, circa 1900.

Cost:  Sold

Krementz Art Nouveau brooch of serene woman and clover. (J9090)


The Dream  A woman serenely dreaming amid four-leaf clovers.  The clovers are set with sparkling dew drop-like diamonds.  Created by Krementz & Company in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  Sold

Riker Bros. swallow brooch. (J9097)


Fly Away!  A wonderful brooch of a swallow in flight.  Among the Victorians swallows were a symbol of a traveler returning safely home.  Created by Riker Bros. in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  Sold

Victorian enamel four-leaf clover brooch with pearls. (J9050)


Clover and Pearls  A beautifully enameled Victorian lucky clover brooch.  The edges of the petals and stem are gold and set with small graduated pearls.  Created by Bippart, Griscom & Osborn in 14kt gold, circa 1900.
Cost:  Sold

Krementz Art Nouveau amethyst and pearl brooch. (J9052)


Amethyst and Pearls  A striking Art Nouveau brooch with pastel enamel leaves, pearl clusters and a small diamond surrounding a regal amethyst.  Created by Krementz & Company in 14kt gold, circa 1900.    Cost:  Sold

Ostby & Barton grape leaf brooch. (J9077)


Grapes and Pearls  Beautifully detailed grape leaves and a cluster of fresh water pearls cascade across the oval frame of this Victorian brooch.  Created 10kt gold, circa 1890.    Cost:  Sold

Edwardian brooch set with a sparking Old European Cut diamond. (J3853)


Edwardian Elegance  An elegant Edwardian bar pin set with a sparkling Old European Cut diamond.  Lace in precious metal.  Crafted in 18kt gold, circa 1920.    Cost:  Sold

Victorian lion-serpent brooch. (J9079)


Lion-Serpent and Pearl  A Victorian chimera brooch with the head of a lion, feathered mane of an eagle and body of a serpent.  Created by Carter, Howe in 14kt gold, circa 1890.
Cost:  Sold


Estate Jewelry Galleries

Please also visit our other Estate Jewelry Galleries.


Victorian serpent and acanthus leaf brooch. (J9069)


Estate Jewelry Gallery  A gallery of beautiful jewels from the Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian and Art Deco eras.  Everything from Art Nouveau flower brooches and dramatic Victorian stickpins.

Keller sapphire and diamond cufflinks. (J9040)


Cufflink Gallery   Elegant cufflinks from 1875 to 1950.  Each cufflink is a miniature masterpiece capturing the elegance, history and style of a bygone era.

Victorian amethyst and diamond stickpin. (J9086)


Stickpin Gallery  Antique stickpins from the Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian and Art Deco eras.  Each stickpin is like a miniature piece of sculpture set atop shaft of gold.

L.E. Garrigus pearl and mother-of-pearl full dress set. (J8964)


Dress Set Gallery  Elegant dress and tuxedo sets from the Edwardian and Art Deco periods.  During this era fine dress sets wedding elegant design with masterful craftsmanship were created.

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