So there came in three Ambassadors with a hundred servants all apparelled in changeable colours; the most of them in silks; the Ambassadors themselves (for at home in their own country they were noble men) in cloth of gold, with great chains of gold, with gold hanging at their ears, with gold rings upon their fingers, with brooches
and aglettes* of gold upon their caps, which glistered full of pearls and precious stones; to be short, trimmed and adorned with all those things, which among the Utopians were either the punishment of bondmen, or the reproach of infamed persons, or else trifles for young children to play withall.
And when they had gone up upon the well-fitted bed, first Anchises took off her bright jewelry of pins and twisted brooches
and earrings and necklaces, and loosed her girdle and stripped off her bright garments and laid them down upon a silver-studded seat.
Miss Fanny awakened much affectionate uneasiness in her sister's mind that day by passing the greater part of it in violent fits of embracing her, and in alternately giving her brooches
, and wishing herself dead.
At least half a dozen more were severally drawn forth from the same box, and surveyed with equal pleasure; besides rings, brooches
, bracelet, and other articles of jewellery, of such magnificent materials, and costly workmanship, that Oliver had no idea, even of their names.
Then, with an air of serious reflection, unfastening her large jet brooch, "But you must change brooches
, Maggie; that little butterfly looks silly on you.
There are only twelve similar brooches
in existence, but this one stands out amongst them for its high skill and creativity.
She has a collection of brooches
from Armani and from Washington designer Ann Hand.
From vintage engagement rings to emerald brooches
, Jacob's Diamond & Estate Jewelry has a very diverse inventory that changes from day to day.
At present, it is without parallel, but this is not unusual in the case of plate brooches
Basically, using altered art and decoupage techniques, you are going to create a range of brooches
, to keep and give away, from old puzzle pieces.
KNITTING nana Peggy Wealleans has hand-crafted hundreds of posy brooches
to raise money for the nation's frontline heroes.
The stated aim of the catalogue is straight-forward; to establish proper date ranges for brooches
from Late Pre-Roman Iron Age (LPRIA) and Roman sites in Britain.
30 to 35 silver, ivory, crystal, rhinestone, or pearl brooches
, earrings, or buttons
This impressive work catalogs the author's decades-long assembling of an index of all brooches
recovered from the late Iron Age and Roman era in Britain.
Rummaging through the gold rings, necklaces and pretty brooches