A Belle Epoque diamond brooch/pendant, circa 1910. The articulated triangular openwork plaque, centrally-set with a collet-set old brilliant-cut diamond, within star-shaped latticework accented by single-cut diamonds, to a scrolled border millegrain-set throughout with cushion-shaped and old brilliant-cut diamonds, detachable brooch frame. #BelleÉpoque #brooch #pendant
A Belle Epoque seed pearl and diamond collier de chien, circa 1900. Composed of eighteen rows of seed pearls connected by three rose-cut diamond rectangular openwork plaques of lattice and elaborate foliate scrolls, each with removable grosgrain inserts, maker's mark to clasp. #BelleÉpoque #Choker
Spring homes 2012: perspex and parquet – in pictures
Edwardian House: Bathroom. Jo Mead's seafront apartment in Hove covers half the ground floor of a converted Edwardian house. Mead replaced the bathroom suite with something more in-keeping with the leaded windows. The original owner loved galleons, hence the panes' ship motif.