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Early Victorian 35 Carat Ceylon Sapphire Brooch

$18,000.00

Early Victorian 35 Carat Ceylon Sapphire Brooch

$18,000.00


Description

DATE: Early Victorian, c.1850

A superb antique brooch, set with 15 stunning Ceylon Sapphires and rose cut Diamonds. The sapphires are a vibrant cornflower blue colour - with the most subtle hint of pale violet - their pavilion facets shine through the stones with especially bright flashes. The diamonds are set into fine ribbon-like swirls around the central stone. A wonderful piece, dating to the mid-19th Century and modelled in 18k gold with silver settings.

STONES

Natural Ceylon Sapphires and Rose Cut Diamonds

Outer Stones approx. 2.2ct - Central Stone approx. 5.0ct - Total carat weight approx. 35.8ct

MEASUREMENTS

4.6 x 4.0cm

Central stone: 14.2 x 9.5mm

WEIGHT

23.2g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 18k gold and silver

CONDITION

Excellent, with fine antique patina

Early Victorian 35 Carat Ceylon Sapphire Brooch Early Victorian 35 Carat Ceylon Sapphire Brooch Early Victorian 35 Carat Ceylon Sapphire Brooch Early Victorian 35 Carat Ceylon Sapphire Brooch Early Victorian 35 Carat Ceylon Sapphire Brooch