Rare Antique Russian Diamond and Sapphire Brooch
Superb brooch, with clustres of mine cut diamonds, and two cabochon sapphires. St.Peterburg mark to the hook, for 14 carat gold, and the workmasters mark. 47mm long. From a British family who left the UK in 1842 to establish a successful cotton mill business in Russia before returning to Europe around 1907. It is believed that they had a personal relationship with the Faberge family.