As these days are very busy for Cupid, we've heard from a reliable source that he ran out of arrows. Of course he can't disappoint anyone waiting for their one true love, so he's forced to switch to using this type of diamond swords!
This sword brooch is truly made out of no less material than two solid pieces of diamond for the blade and another solid piece of diamond for the hilt. The shimmer of the lozenge shaped facets on the diamond surface is almost too bright for the human eye to perceive. So when Cupid makes his hit through your lover's heart, it will be swift and almost as if nothing happened. But soon enough, the passion between you and your sweetheart will spark as radiant as the nine old European cut diamonds and the nine rose cut diamonds set in the silver pommel, the cross-guard, scabbard-belt and carrying-band. Tipped with a silver chape on a red gold back, Cupid's love sword will strike harder than any arrow. Are you ready to face the consequence of Cupid's new toy?
Apart from the alluring connotation we've given this jewel in these times filled with romance, it is a unique brooch almost fully manufactured out of diamond. Furthermore, these diamond parts are cut in a way we've never seen before.
Another special diamond is encrusted in the center of the sword's cross-guard. Its yellow-greenish colour is extraordinary and very uncommon.
Be aware of this dangerous brooch, because it might touch your heart as well.
Antique jewelry object group: brooch
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: unknown
Style: Belle Époque - The Belle Époque (French for "Beautiful Era") was a period in European social history that began during the late 19th century and lasted until World War I. Occurring during the time of the French Third Republic and the German Empire, the "Belle Époque" was named in retrospect, when it began to be considered a "golden age" the major powers of Europe, new technologies improved lives and the commercial arts adapted Renaissance and eighteenth-century styles to modern forms. In the newly rich United States, emerging from the Panic of 1873, the comparable epoch was dubbed the Gilded Age. In the United Kingdom, this epoch overlaps the end of what is called the Victorian Era there and the period named the Edwardian Era. or more info on styles
Period: ca. 1900
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Material: platinum and 18K red gold
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Diamond(s): One hilt shaped rose cut-ish cut diamond with an estimated weight of ± 1.00ct. (colour and clarity: F/H, vvs/vs).
Two parts of rose cut-ish cut diamonds, together forming the blade of the sword with a total estimated weight of ± 1.20ct. (colour and clarity: F/H, vvs/vs).
Seven old brilliant cut diamonds with an estimated weight of ± 0.20ct. (colour and clarity: H/J, vs/i).
One natural fancy color old European cut diamond with an estimated weight of ± 0.08ct. (colour and clarity: Natural Fancy Green/Yellow, i).
Nine rose cut diamonds. We do not have the weight of the diamonds which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cuts.
- 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.
Total diamond weight: approx. 2.48 crt. (without the rose cut diamonds)
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.
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Dimensions: total length 4,55 cm (1,79 inch)
Weight: 3,80 gram (2,44 dwt)
Reference Nº: 17037-0056
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry
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