Painted Lady

I bought this brooch at a small fair where to be honest most of the jewellery was run of the mill.  But tucked under a pile of medals was this lady.  She is hand painted on porcelain.  The quality of…

Garnet Star

This brooch belonged to my mother who would have been 91 this month. I remember her wearing it on numerous occasions; it was one of her favourites especially for an evening out. It is made of Pyrope Garnet a blood…