A diamond and natural pearl corsage brooch-pendant, circa 1900. Photo Bonhams
The openwork scrolling cartouche set with old brilliant and rose-cut diamonds, set to the centre with a 7.0mm pearl and a brilliant-cut diamond cluster, suspending a pearl drop with rose-cut diamond bow surmount, mounted in silver and gold, length 8.7cm. Sold for £4,320 (€5,426)
Accompanied by a certificate from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory stating that both pearls were found to be natural and of saltwater origin. Certificate number 03855, dated 11 March 2011.