Remarkable Antique French Diamond Enamel PinRemarkable Antique French Diamond Enamel PinRemarkable Antique French Diamond Enamel PinRemarkable Antique French Diamond Enamel PinRemarkable Antique French Diamond Enamel PinRemarkable Antique French Diamond Enamel Pin

This antique French pin is a small work of art, a treasure ,circa 1880. It is designed with small, finely cut rose diamonds which serve as a border of a central diamond star motif. The star is set upon guilloche. Guilloche is a process, a technique in which precise, intricate and repetitive patterns are created by the use of geometric lathes which engrave a pattern in metal . With the addition of translucent enamel the pattern remains visible creating a magical backdrop. This technique was used the famed house of Faberge.

The pin is small, measuring 7/8ths across X 6/8ths down. It retains all the original mounts on the reverse. There are French opinions, or guarantee stamps for 18k gold on the pin stem and a maker's mark on the C-clasp.
It is so finely rendered by a skilled artisan that took pride in creating a work of art. Even the reverse has engraving.

Condition is excellent and it incompletely original. It is elegant worn on a collar, sweater (as shown) or shirt.

France, circa 1880.

Item ID: 2397


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: gold/blue/diamond, Size: 7/8ths X 6/8ths

Remarkable Antique French Diamond Enamel Pin

$1,350 USD

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