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Impressive antique flower brooch trembleuse corsage fully embellished with high quality rose cut diamonds

Antique jewelry object group
brooch (trembleuse)

Condition
very good condition
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Country of origin
Netherlands

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.
  -  See also: Victorian
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Style specifics
The Grand 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 Grand Victorian Period.

This second Victorian period is famous for its ostentatious pieces set with pearls and diamonds (from South Africa). From ca. 1850 wealthy English had reported about jewelry from India and Japan, which heavily inspired the jewelers of this period. This period also corresponds with the death of Queen Victoria's husband King Albert making mourning jewelry (set with heavy dark stones) the type of jewelry specific for this period.

Period
ca. 1860
Events & facts of this era, poetry of this era, fashion of this era.

Source of inspiration
Mother Nature

Theme
flower branch

Material
Silver on top and backed with 14K red gold (see explanation on silver on gold). (touchstone tested)
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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.

Extra information
Tremblant or Trembleuse - Tremblant is French for "trembling". Referring to a jewel decorated with a flower or other motif that has at the top stiff projecting wires (embellished with gemstones) that tremble when the piece is subjected to any movement. Sometimes the projections are finely coiled silver springs, such as were used in the 18th century, but some examples were made with tubular stems enclosing a strip of steel spring.

Diamonds
130 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 diamonds we offer are screened by www.ijgc-worldwide.com for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural.

Birthstones
Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.
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Hallmarks
The Dutch control mark representing an oak leaf and that was in use between 1852 and 1906.
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Dimensions
width 3,96 cm (1,56 inch) x 9,67 cm (3,81 inch)
see picture with a ruler in millimeters and inches

Weight
31,40 gram (20,19 dwt)

Adin Reference Nº
21028-0240

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Impressive antique flower brooch trembleuse corsage fully embellished with high quality rose cut diamonds
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