Imagine how the grand rose cut diamond as the heart of this Edwardian flower pendant in platinum with an 18K yellow gold back will come into full bloom while wearing it in the sun. The 23 rose cut diamond petals are arranged in a lozenge shape of which one corner petal suspends from three leafs sprouting from a rose cut diamond that dangles from a drop surmount.
Antique jewelry object group: pendant
Condition: excellent condition
- (more info on our condition scale)
Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.
Style: Edwardian - The Edwardian era or Edwardian period in the United Kingdom is the period covering the reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910. The death of Queen Victoria in January 1901 and the succession of her son, Edward, marked the start of a new century and the end of the Victorian era. While Victoria had shunned society, Edward was the leader of a fashionable elite which set a style influenced by the art and fashions of continental Europe—perhaps because of the King's fondness for travel. The era was marked by significant shifts in politics as sections of society which had been largely excluded from wielding power in the past, such as common labourers and women, became increasingly politicised.
- See also: Edwardian or more info on styles
Style specifics: The fineness of line and lacey aspect of the piece are typical for the Edwardian period.
Period: ca. 1910
- (events and facts in 1910)
Material: platinum and 18K yellow gold
- (more info on precious metals)
Diamonds: One very big rose cut diamond with a diameter of approximately 7,4 mm (0,29 inch), which is the same diameter as a brilliant cut diamond of 1.50 crt. and 23 rose cut diamonds and senailles. A senaille is a simplified rose cut diamond, a small diamond chip with perhaps a few polished facets. We do not have the weight of the big rose cut diamonds, nor of the smaller rose cuts diamonds and neither of the senailles which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cut diamonds and senailles.
Note: All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since the stones were not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.
- (more info on birthstones)
Hallmarks: No trace.
- (more info on hallmarks)
Dimensions: height 3,44 cm (1,35 inch)
Weight: 1.80 gram (1.16 dwt)
Reference Nº: 13290-0139
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
Jewelry with birthstones (or month stones) for:
January - February - March - April - May - June - July
August - September - October - November or December.
jewelry glossary - wall of fame - visit us in Antwerp - subscribe to our mailinglist.
What is antique jewelry? - What is estate jewelry? - What is vintage jewelry?