For sale is this extraordinary, 14k yellow gold brooch with fine black enamel "shells" holding a well carved and pierced piece of natural jade. The brooch measures just over 1 1/2" x 1 1/8" and weighs 9.4 grams. There are figures carved into the jade and I can easily see birds, leaves and possibly a serpent at the bottom. It is in perfect condition, dating to the late 1800's.
Victorian 14k Gold Enamel and Jade Carved and Pierced Jade Pin