A pretty, antique, double circlet brooch with a 15.5mm gold circle decorated with red guilloche enamel, the circle is intertwined with a diamond encrusted matching circle, locked together.
There are a total of thirty, tiny romantic, rose-cut diamonds.
In the style of the infinity symbol with no beginning or end.
Most likely a honeymoon brooch with the red representing ‘passion’ and the diamonds ‘eternal love’.
Hallmarked: 9ct (denotes 9ct gold).
MEASUREMENTS: 15.5 x 23mm
WEIGHT: 3.5 GRAMS
HALLMARKS: As above
CONDITION: Good – except for minor loss of enamel
DATE: Edwardian (1901 to 1910)
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!
Please note that images have been enlarged to show detail. All measurements are listed in the description. All items are Antique, Vintage and/or Pre-owned and will naturally have signs of wear & tear commensurate with age. Antique boxes are for display purposes only unless otherwise stated the item will be sent in a Leatherette & Velvet box.