Antique, Victorian 18ct, 18k, 750 Gold Rose-cut Diamond cluster brooch, Circa 1840
A stunning antique brooch, dripping with old rose-cut diamonds Believed to be french with the fleur des lys motifs. There are a total of nine rose-cut diamonds ranging in size from a central 5 x 5.5mm to 3mm.
Total diamond carat weight is approximately 1.00ct.
Could be easily adapted to a pendant if preferred? please contact us for more details.
Dated around the early Victorian era (there are influences from the Georgian period in the design of this piece).
Not hallmarked but tested as 18ct gold.
Complete with gold T-bar pin and C-clasp fitting with safety catch.
Diamond is the birthstone for April
Rose cut diamonds
Considered one of the original diamond cuts, the rose cut diamond dates back to the early 1500s. With anywhere from three to 24 triangular facets, rose cut diamonds peak into a dome or kite-shape. This structure resembles the soft curve of a rose petal, hence its name!
MEASUREMENTS: 21 x 31.5mm
WEIGHT: 4.2 GRAMS
HALLMARKS: As above
CONDITION: Very Good
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)