Antique jewelry object group: brooch
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Dutch origin.
Style: Victorian - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from the middle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era.
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Period: ca. 1870
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Material: Silver on top and backed with 14K red gold (see explanation on silver on gold).
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Technique: The rose cuts are set on foil. This is a special technique that was used to bring the lustre of the diamonds to its best quality.
Diamonds: 30 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 rose cuts diamonds nor the senailles which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cut diamonds and senailles.
Precious stones: One pearl and one pear shaped amethyst
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Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April, pearl for June and amethyst for February.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: height 4,06 cm (1,60 inch)
Weight: 4,30 gram (2,76 dwt)
Reference Nº: 15026-0013
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