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Early Victorian Diamond Giardinetti Brooch

$4,500.00

Early Victorian Diamond Giardinetti Brooch

$4,500.00


Description

DATE: Early Victorian, c.1850

A magnificent early Victorian giardinetti brooch set with bright old mine cut diamonds. The craftsmanship is exceptional; modelled in gold backed sterling silver, it features intricate floral and foliate designs arranged around a large central flower. Made in the 1850s, it's set with over 5 carats of diamonds in silver cut down settings.

STONES 

Old Mine Cut Diamonds - total carat weight approx. 5.15ct

MEASUREMENTS 

Width: 6.8cm

Height: 3.6cm

WEIGHT 

21.4g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 9k gold and silver (brooch fittings are 15k gold)

CONDITION 

Very good, some light wear and oxidisation to the silver commensurate with age and use. The current brooch fittings are early 20th Century additions

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