A Multi-Colored Sapphire and Diamond Brooch. photo Philips de Pury & Co

Designed as a topiary, the top decorated with a bouquet of multi-colored vari-cut sapphires, accented by circular-cut diamonds, to the rectangular-cut peach sapphire stem and squarecut yellow sapphire, weighing approximately 7.60 carats, the pot accented by circular-cut diamond trim, mounted in platinum, length 2 1/2 inches.  ESTIMATE $7,000-9,000 - SOLD AT $10,000

Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 8 december 2010. www.phillipsdepury.com