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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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The Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period - Experts divide the reign of Queen Victoria, also called The Victorian era (1837-1901) into three periods of about twenty years each; The Romantic Victorian Period (1837 - 1860), The Grand Victorian Period (1860 - 1880), and the Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period (1880 - 1901).
We consider this to be of The Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period.
Jewelry of this period is changing back from heavy to more smaller, romantic pieces with often whimsical motifs. Jewelers using diamonds and bright gemstones in elaborated and fine feminine pieces.
Events & facts of this era, poetry of this era, fashion of this era.
Source of inspiration
a feather or a burning fire?
Silver on top and backed with 14K red gold (see explanation on silver on gold). (touchstone tested)
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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.
One large rose cut diamond with an estimated weight of approx . 2.10 crt
66 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 stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.
All diamonds we offer are screened by the I.J.G.C. for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural.
It is a very common practice to treat gemstones to intensify their clarity or colour. The item in question has not been tested in this regard.
Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and emerald for May.
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length 8,22 cm (3,24 inch)
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22,60 gram (14,53 dwt)
Adin Reference Nº
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