Antique jewelry object group
brooch

Condition
very good condition
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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
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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
18K pink 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.

Diamonds
64 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.
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Hallmarks
No trace.
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Dimensions
4,20 cm (1,65 inch) x 3,13 cm (1,23 inch)
see picture with a ruler in millimeters and inches

Weight
13,40 gram (8,62 dwt)

Adin Reference Nº
22130-0001

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ITEM ID
22130-0001
COLOR
Pink, White
ITEM TYPE
Antique
STYLE
Victorian
TYPE
Estate
STONE
Diamond
ITEM SIZE
Dimensions 4,20 cm (1,65 inch) x 3,13 cm (1,23 inch)
MATERIAL
18K Gold, Rose Gold

Adin Antique Jewellery

Vintage antique Victorian 18K gold diamond loaded flower branch brooch

€7,850
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