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Antique Brooches and Pins



Antique brooches are wonderful, diminutive works of art.  These miniature masterpieces reflect the artistry, craftsmanship and elegance of the past and bring it into the present.  Below are brooches and pins that are ideal for a well appointed blazer or dinner jacket.

Krementz palm tree or hot balloon circle brooch. (BR9644)

Brassler classic citrine and pearl brooch. (BR9670)



Classic Citrine and Pearls  A vibrant orange citrine glows from within a laurel wreath framed by luminous pearls set in a reeded gold border.  This striking brooch was created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold circa 1910.  Cost: $935

Edwardian gold filigree and tourmaline brooch. (BR9473)


Tourmaline and Pearls  A lovely brooch set with a vibrant green tourmaline and six luminous pearls.  Crafted in 14kt gold circa 1910.  Cost: $465

Hayden Wheeler citrine brooch. (BR9559)


Citrine Nouveau  An alluring orange/root-beer citrine and two accenting pearls set amid leafy tendrils and intertwining scrolls.  Created by H.W. Wheeler in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost: $485

Edwardian guilloche enamel and pearl brooch. (J9413)


Gilded Age Splendor  Richly detailed gold and enamel work frame a finely engraved blue guilloche enamel center this elegant brooch.  Created in 14kt gold around 1910.  Cost: $875

Krementz Egyptian Revival brooch. (BR9657)



Lotus Blossoms and Citrine  A dramatic Egyptian Revival brooch with a glowing ember-like citrine set between finely detailed lotus blossoms and anthemia. Created by Krementz & Co. in 14kt gold circa 1900.  Cost: $865

Carter, Gough Art Deco Scottish terrier brooch (BR9629)



Scottish Terrier  A young Scottish terrier graces this elegant Art Deco brooch.  The youthful Scottie has the determined, mischievous look of the breed.  Created in 14kt gold, circa 1925.  Cost: $465

Krementz palm tree or hot balloon circle brooch. (BR9644)



Up, Up and Away!  A striking Art Deco brooch reminiscent of an ascending hot air balloon set with a sparkling diamond, bright blue sapphire and three luminous pearls.  Created by Krementz & Co. in 14kt gold circa 1925.  Cost: $685

Art Deco sapphire and diamond brooch. (BR9556)


Sapphire and Diamonds  An elegant filigree brooch with a bright blue sapphire and sparkling diamonds. Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1925.  Cost: $585

Hans Brassler star brooch. (J9329)



Radiant Star  A radiant star illuminated with small, shimmering pearls and a deep purple amethyst.  Between the rays of the star are pearl-set fleurs-de-lis.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold circa 1910.  Cost: $625

Amethyst and Pearl Brooch (BR9562)


Amethyst and Pearls  A dramatic brooch set with a small dark amethyst and four pearls.  Crafted in 14kt gold circa 1910.  Cost: $465

Brassler sapphire and diamond brooch. (J9324)


Sapphire and Diamonds  A vibrant sapphire and diamonds set in a "trellis" brooch created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.  Cost:  $465

Art Nouveau amethyst and enamel brooch. (J9530)


Art Nouveau Amethyst  A vibrant amethyst set amid elegant guilloche enamel work framed by a border of gold bands and interlacing Art Nouveau curves.  Created in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost: $925

Brassler coral brooch. (J9274)


Brassler Coral  A softly glowing coral set in a brooch that weds elements of Art Deco and Asian design.   Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.  Cost: $745

AJ Hedges horse and crop brooch. (BR9635)



Horse and Riding Crop  A classic equestrian brooch with a horse beautifully limned in the Art Deco manner and a finely rendered riding crop.  Created by A.J. and Hedges & Co. in 14kt gold circa 1925. Cost:  $565

Victorian lily of the valley brooch. (BR9587)


Lilies of the Valley  A Victorian mourning brooch with a flowing spray of lilies of the valley crafted in rose gold and set with small pearls. Cost: $285

Hans Brassler citrine and roses brooch. (BR9349)


Roses and Citrine  A lemony yellow citrine sparkles between golden roses and luminous pearls in a Hans Brassler "trellis" brooch crafted in 14kt gold,  circa 1910.   Cost:  $765

Riker Bros. oval pearl-and-emamel brooch. (BR9554)


Pearls and Enamel  A small brooch with pearls set
in recesses between finely engraved panels of rippling waves framed in white enamel.  Created by Riker Bros. in 14kt gold, circa 1910.  Cost:  $325

Edwardian Cupid's torch and laurel wreath brooch. (BR9569)




The Triumph of Love  Cupid's torch, a ribbon tied as a bow, the victor's laurel wreath and a small, luminous pearl illuminate this beautiful allegorical brooch.  Created by Whiteside & Blank in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost: $785

Edwardian filigree and diamond bar pin. (J9352)


Fleur de Lys  An elegant Edwardian diamond and fleur-de-lys brooch.  Created in 14kt white and yellow gold, circa 1920.  Cost:  $365

Victorian amethyst brooch. (J9540)


Amethyst and Scrolls  A late Victorian brooch with a lozenge-shaped, lively amethyst set in a finely chased gold border of flowing scrolls.  Created in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost:  $565

Mid Century pearl brooch. (J9358)


Pearls in the Breeze  Breeze blown leaves (or are they wisps of smoke) accented with luminous pearls.  Created 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost: $645

Art Deco sapphire circle brooch. (J9521)


Sapphires and Filigree  An elegant Art Deco circle brooch with sparkling man-made sapphires set in intricate filigree work framed by stylized leaf-and-vine borders.  Created in 14kt white and yellow gold, circa 1925.  Cost:  $365

Hans Brassler amethyst and roses brooch. (J9256)


Roses and Amethyst  An elegant brooch set with a rich amethyst, bright pearls and golden roses inside a "garden wall".  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.   Cost:  $745

Art Deco amethyst brooch. (J9398)


Retro Modern  A striking brooch with a pastel purple amethyst set in bold, curving frame.  Finely crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1940.  Cost:  $385

Art Deco sapphire and pearl brooch (J9488)


Art Deco Geometry  A jazzy Art Deco brooch in the bold geometric style of the 1920s.  Crafted in 14kt white gold, circa 1925.  Cost:  $365

Art Nouveau amethyst and pearl brooch. (J9325)


Amethyst and Pearls  A vibrant purple amethyst nestled in a swirl of Art Nouveau curves accented with four small pearls.  Created by Whiteside & Blank in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost:  $625

Hans Brassler citirne and pearl brooch. (J9445)


Citrine and Pearls  A lambent golden citrine and bright, luminous pearls framed by gold roses and trailing sprays of leaves.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold, circa 1910.  Cost:  $685

Art Deco cornucopia brooch. (J9303)


Cornucopia  An Art Deco carved carnelian brooch with two back-to-back cornucopia spilling apples, pears and cherries.  Created by Taylor & Co. in 14kt gold, circa 1925.  Cost:  $345

Hans Brassler pearl brooch. (J9387)


Ancient Pearl  A hint of ancient Egypt graces this small pearl brooch created by Hans Brassler.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910.  Cost:  $365

Hans Brassler amethyst and pearl brooch. (BR9140)


Brassler Amethyst and Pearls  A beautiful brooch with a rich purple amethyst and luminous pearl accents.  Created by Hans Brassler in 14kt gold circa 1910.  Cost:  $785

Art Nouveau sapphire and pearl brooch. (J9240)


Sapphires and Pearl  An elegant Art Nouveau brooch with dark sapphires and a small pearl set amid flowing curves and draping acanthus leaves.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost:  $485



Antique Pin and Brooch Archive

Below are pins and brooches we have sold in the past.

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

Hans Brassler Egyptian Revival brooch. (J9341)


Lilies and Lotus  A wine-dark garnet rests amid lilies and lotuses in a brooch with a hint of ancient Egypt. Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1910. Cost: Sold

Edwardian brooch with sapphire and pearls.(J9510)


Edwardian Sparkle  A beautifully enameled bar pin set with a blue sapphire and two pearls.  Created by Carter, Howe in 14kt gold, circa 1910.
Cost:  Sold

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: 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

Egyptian Revival winged scarab brooch. (BR9564)


Scarab with Wings  A mottled greenish blue scarab soars with finely detailed wings.  This Hans Brassler brooch was crafted in 14kt gold circa 1910.  Cost:  Sold

Carter dragon and crescent brooch. (J9384)






Dragon and the Moon  A magnificent chimera flies past a crescent moon.  The beautifully sculpted dragon has finely feathered wings, a twisting, intricately scaled serpent's body and a tail that morphs into unfurling acanthus leaves. Created by Carter, Howe & Co. 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

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 14kt gold, circa 1910.  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

Wavy star brooch. (J9409)


Wavy Starfish  A wavy starfish shimmers with forty-nine small pearls.  This pearly denizen of tidal pools and rocky crevices is the perfect accoutrement for a walk along the seashore.  Crafted in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost:  Sold

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



Peacocks and Scarab  Green-eyed peacocks vigilantly guard a winged scarab.  A beautiful example of late Victorian Egyptian Revival jewelry crafted 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

Krementz clover and crescent moon brooch. (BR9567)



Clover and Crescent  A crescent moon frames a lovely bouquet of finely enameled four-leaf clovers set with small pearls.  This brooch was created by Krementz & Company in 14kt gold, circa 1900.  Cost:  Sold


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Krementz mermaid and swan cufflinks crafted in 14kt gold. (J9382)


Antique Cufflink Gallery   Elegant cufflinks from the Gold and Platinum Age of cufflinks (1880 to 1950).  Here you will find elegant cufflinks from the late Victorian through the jazzy Art Deco era.


Hans Brassler amethyst and diamond stickpin. (J9501)


Antique 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.


Art Nouveau amethyst and enamel brooch. (J9530)


Antique Brooch Gallery  A gallery of beautiful brooches from the past.  There are elegant jewels from the Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian, Art Deco and Mid Century eras.


Art Deco onyx and diamond dress set. (DS9557)


Antique Dress and Tuxedo Set Gallery  Elegant dress and tuxedo sets from the early 20th century are among the finest ever made.  In this gallery you will find sets in a variety of elegant designs and fine materials.


Victorian serpent and acanthus leaf brooch. (J9069)


Antique and Estate Jewelry Galleries  Several galleries of beautiful jewels from the Victorian, Art Nouveau, Edwardian and Art Deco eras.  Everything from flowing Art Nouveau brooches to dramatic Art Deco cufflinks.

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