Etruscan revival - The intricate bead and wirework of this gold snake bracelet dates back to 1870 - the level of detailing was actually achieved using a microscope. See what else is in jewellery designer Eliane Fattal's jewellery box.
A rapier, manufactured in the century by the technology of the old masters as a gift to one high-ranking person. Such exceptionally flexible rapiers were made in Toledo in the beginning of century. They were sold in gun shops and coiled.
ANTIQUE EMERALD AND DIAMOND BANGLE The open sprung bangle designed as a snake, the pavé-set rose-cut diamond body enhanced by a central line of rectangular-cut emeralds, the head set with circular-cut diamonds and ruby eyes, mounted in gold, Century