Steven gets everyone together for the season finale of Crying Breakfast Friends, but chaos ensues when an ad for a jewelry shop is shown during a commercial break. Steven then organizes a trip to the store to soothe the weirded-out Gems, but things only get more confusing for them as Pearl sees highly-valued Earth pearls. Amethyst wants to steal one of the displays to “free” its gemstones, while Garnet considers buying either a ruby or sapphire necklace. Meanwhile, Peridot can’t decide which peridot-jeweled brooch is her favorite; one paired with an amethyst or one paired with lapis lazuli.
This impressive parure is a rarity as it uses peridot, a semi-precious stone that can be found in jewelry from as far back the early 2nd millennium B.C.. Peridot comes in shades of green ranging from a vivid yellowish/olive green to a brownish green. The Habsburg Parure features a selection of exceptional peridots with few inclusions, huge size, excellent cut, and a deep olive color. The diamond and peridot parure consists of a large tiara, earrings, 2 brooches, a devant de corsage, and a necklace with seven pendents. These pendents can be removed and attached to the tiara as uprights.
An important 19th century ruby and diamond branch brooch, designed as an articulated foliate spray surmounted by a bird of paradise, set with circular-cut and cushion shaped rubies, circular and rose cut diamons, pear-shaped peridots, mounted in silver and gold. Detaches into four brooches. English, circa 1880.