A late 19th century natural pearl and diamond brooch. Photo Bonhams.
The oak leaves set throughout with cushion-shaped diamonds, with three baroque natural pearl acorns encased in rose-cut diamond cups, diamonds approximately 3.60 carats total, later brooch fitting, length 5.9cm. Sold for £12,600 (€15,828)
Accompanied by a certificate from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory stating the three pearls are natural and of saltwater origin. Certificate number 03322, dated 22nd October 2010.