An exquisite antique brooch from the French Belle Époque period. Comprised of platinum topped gold set with two pear-shaped cabochon turquoises set with sixty-seven rose cut diamonds, the style is distinctly romantic with Cupid’s arrow “shot” between two hearts. An old mine cut diamond weighing approximately .13 carats is claw-set between the hearts.
Details and Dimensions: Central old mine cut diamond .13 carats; 67 smaller rose cut diamonds set in 18k gold and platinum. Two oval turquoise cabochons measuring approximately 8mm x 5mm each.
Overall dimensions: 1” wide x 1 1/8” high Gross weight: 7.8 grams
French hallmarks for 18k gold after 1838; illegible maker’s mark; scratched inventory mark ‘597’.