artemisdreaming: Above: A diamond set corsage ornament in the form of cherry blossom by Vever, 29 cm long. Private collection, Photograph courtesy of Sotheby’s . Above: A chrysanthemum brooch set with Mississippi pearls by Tiffany,
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The brooch as a jewel form has been somewhat undervalued in recent years. Commonly perceived as being out of sync with contemporary tastes, its often-baroque nature is often dismissed as being too narrative rich for simpler, cleaner tastes. But brooche.