Exquisite, Edwardian 18ct, 18k, 750 Gold, Emerald and Diamond cluster brooch, pin, C1905
A fine, antique Emerald and Diamond cluster bar brooch featuring a central 5 x 4mm Emerald surrounded by 8 x 1.5mm old-cut diamonds.
The Emerald is a beautiful, vibrant medium green colour with characteristic tiny inclusions (known as “jardin,” the French word for garden, as the inclusions may look like branches or plant roots).
Inclusions are a natural part of the character of the Emerald, it has a carat weight of approx 0.30ct.
The diamonds are lovely old-cuts with an estimated clarity: VS1 to VS2, colour: G/H & total carat weight: 0.16ct
Total gemstone carat weight 0.46ct
The cluster measures 8.7 x 8mm and the length of the brooch is 57.8mm
WEIGHT: 3.3 grams
HALLMARKS: none – tests as 18ct gold)
DATE: Edwardian (1901 to 1910)