A diamond and pearl brooch in the form of a peacock, late 1800s. Picture: W.A. Bolin

Love jewellery? W.A. Bolin, Stockholm, Sweden, is having their international Spring auction on 20 April 2008. Established in 1791 in St Petersburg, W. A. Bolin has its history in Russia, where Bolin was then appointed jeweller to four Russian tsars and three Swedish kings, situated at Sturegatan in central Stockholm.

In the picture above, a 14 ct gold and silver peacock brooch, set with pearls, rubies, emeralds and old cut diamonds. It measures 4 x 6 cm and is from the late 1800s.

The Bolin auction catalogue is online and can be subscribed to via standard mail. Viewing in Stockholm begins today.

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