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Victorian Era Antique Rose Cut Diamond, Natural Pearl & Enamel Brooch in 18K Gold

Victorian Era Antique Rose Cut Diamond, Natural Pearl & Enamel Brooch in 18K Gold

Regular price $1,750.00 USD
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This magnificent, Late Victorian Era antique brooch (circa The Aesthetic Period, 1885-1901) features rose cut diamonds, natural seed pearls, and wonderful guilloché enamel work in solid 18 karat gold.

The piece is multi-layered with a 3-dimensional, enameled centerpiece.  The lady's portrait is enameled in blue, red, green, orange and white.  Please note the intricacies in the enamelwork:  The delicate pearl necklace she's wearing, the subtle guilloché enamel work that brings the fabric of her clothing to life, and our personal favorite...the subtle pink blush makeup on her cheeks!  Simply stunning details throughout!

There are a total of eleven (11) antique rose cut diamonds bead-set in her bonnet and clothing.

The outer border of the brooch has a lovely, spiral motif that spans 31mm in overall diameter.

The piece is fastened by a pin with a handmade C-catch.  The pin has a safety chain that passes through it with a stickpin at each end of the safety chain, for style as well as additional protection against loss.

The stickpins are decorated with two (2) natural pearls, one at the end of each stickpin.  These natural pearls are a lovely, light silver hue.

The brooch and stickpins are hallmarked with various touch marks.  An owl mark is stamped in multiple places throughout, indicating it was imported to France sometime after 1893.  It is also stamped with at least 2 other marks that we are not familiar with.


Item Details
Vintage: Late Victorian Era (The Aesthetic Period, 1885-1901)
Metal: 18K Gold
Size: 31mm Overall Diameter
Hallmarks: Owl Mark (French Import Mark, Post-1893) & 2 Unidentified Marks
Gross Weight: 10.8 grams (6.9 dwts)
Diamond Details
Quantity: 11
Cut: Antique Rose Cut
Total Carat Weight:
0.05 carat
Pearl Details
Quantity: 2
Type: Natural Pearl
Nature: Saltwater
Size: 3.5 x 3mm
Shape: Off-Round
Color: Silver
Overtones: Orient
Luster: Very Good
Surface Quality: Lightly Blemished
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