18 kt. Yellow gold - Brooch Diamond - Victorian anno 1870
Antique jewelry object group brooch Condition very good condition Country of origin unknown 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 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. 1870 Source of inspiration Mother Nature Theme bird on flower branch Material Silver with details in 18K yellow gold (touchstone tested) 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 52 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. 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. Birthstones Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April. Hallmarks No trace. Dimensions 4,94 cm (1,94 inch) x 3,54 cm (1,39 inch) Weight 14,40 gram (9,26 dwt) Adin Reference Nº 22096-0030 Copyright photography Adin, fine antique jewellery - Comes with professional report of authenticity. - Shipping insured and registered (or pick it up) . - Outside EU import duties etc. may apply. - Check our feedback here to see how happy our customers are. - See more of our products, visit: https: //auction. catawiki. com/lotsfrom/Adin - Antique & Vintage jewellery is often refurbished, remodelled or repaired in order to prolong its enjoyment and wearable lifetime. It is not uncommon for older items to see evidence of this.