The ancient Egyptians mined peridot on the Red Sea island of Zabargad, the source for many large fine peridots in the world’s museums. The Egyptians called it the “gem of the sun.” Today this gem is still prized for its restful yellowish green hues and long history.
David WebbThis quirky and creative Snail brooch is exactly the type of statement piece you would expect from David Webb, the stark combination of the 18k yellow gold body and Diamond encrusted Platinum shell are sure to delight. Snails have been a long re-occurring theme in David Webbâ??s designs and this is by far one of the most inventive takes on the snail from the David Webb house.Circa 1960s