“Crown Jewel” French Napoleonic Era Enamel Brooch in 18K to 14K Gold with 5 Rose Cut Diamonds totaling approx. 1.8 cttw Fit for a King!“Crown Jewel” French Napoleonic Era Enamel Brooch in 18K to 14K Gold with 5 Rose Cut Diamonds totaling approx. 1.8 cttw Fit for a King!“Crown Jewel” French Napoleonic Era Enamel Brooch in 18K to 14K Gold with 5 Rose Cut Diamonds totaling approx. 1.8 cttw Fit for a King!“Crown Jewel” French Napoleonic Era Enamel Brooch in 18K to 14K Gold with 5 Rose Cut Diamonds totaling approx. 1.8 cttw Fit for a King!“Crown Jewel” French Napoleonic Era Enamel Brooch in 18K to 14K Gold with 5 Rose Cut Diamonds totaling approx. 1.8 cttw Fit for a King!“Crown Jewel” French Napoleonic Era Enamel Brooch in 18K to 14K Gold with 5 Rose Cut Diamonds totaling approx. 1.8 cttw Fit for a King!“Crown Jewel” French Napoleonic Era Enamel Brooch in 18K to 14K Gold with 5 Rose Cut Diamonds totaling approx. 1.8 cttw Fit for a King!“Crown Jewel” French Napoleonic Era Enamel Brooch in 18K to 14K Gold with 5 Rose Cut Diamonds totaling approx. 1.8 cttw Fit for a King!“Crown Jewel” French Napoleonic Era Enamel Brooch in 18K to 14K Gold with 5 Rose Cut Diamonds totaling approx. 1.8 cttw Fit for a King!“Crown Jewel” French Napoleonic Era Enamel Brooch in 18K to 14K Gold with 5 Rose Cut Diamonds totaling approx. 1.8 cttw Fit for a King!

This is another fabulous French brooch that we recently acquired from a Pennsylvania collection. Dating from the Napoleonic era, this is a fabulous early 19th century piece. Made of solid 18K Gold and boasting five super clear and sparkly rose cut diamonds in cruciform formation atop a crimson dome of guilloche enameling set on a golden base of white enamel with royal motifs in gold showing through in a circular pattern. Again that base is encircled with a granulated gold bezel stepping down to another fine twisted wire element, and yet another twisted wire at another step down. At the north and south points there are two white enamel Greek Key designs with a molded gold pointed leaf motif to accent the tips. Matching tri-leaf motifs accent the east and west directions. At the rear is a removable section set with a flat carnelian (recently added). The pin back is hinged on one side with a C closure on the other. The classically stylized visual elements of this jewel render it quite striking and it’s sizable countenance makes it hard to overlook. It can effortlessly be worn on a dress, jacket, collar, royal sash or hat. And wow…do those center diamonds dance!

DIMENSIONS: North/South length = 5.75cm, east/west = 4.5cm, depth = 2cm

GEMSTONES: 5 rose cut diamonds (4 are approximately .38 and 1 approximately .25) cttw is about 1.70 ct.

METALS TESTED: 18k & 14K (different sections test differently)

WEIGHT: 24.8 grams

MARKS: None

DATE (estimated): 1810-1825

ORIGIN: France

CONDITION: Very Good. There is hardly any wear or surface scratches just some dents to the rear bezel where the carnelian disc was replaced. It is in great condition. The brooch pin in the back may as well have been replaced. I could not imagine a more perfect anniversary, or 'just because' gift- or a gift to ones self as a beautiful, wearable investment that will only appreciate with time!
Note: Photos number 4 show 2 other antique brooches that we are currently offering.
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Item ID: RLJ-464


Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: Gold / red / diamond, Size: North/South length = 5.75cm, east/west = 4.5cm, depth = 2cm

“Crown Jewel” French Napoleonic Era Enamel Brooch in 18K to 14K Gold with 5 Rose Cut Diamonds totaling approx. 1.8 cttw Fit for a King!

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