Vladimir Soloviev Russian Sapphire Diamond Gold Pin, circa 1900
Designed as a gold lover’s knot, each loop set with a sapphire and diamond trefoil, its tapered stem set with rose diamonds.
By Vladimir Soloviev, St. Petersburg, 1899-1908.
1 1/8 x 5/8 in. (2.9 x 1.6 cm)
Vladimir Soloviev, Fabergé Workmaster
One of the few native Russian jewelers to work for Faberge, Soloviev specialized in small pencils and other gold objects. Soloviev had his own workshop, which he took over from Ringe-Mickelsen in St. Petersburg.