RARE, Fine Edwardian 15ct, 15k, 625 Gold & Silver, Diamond and Ruby, mouse, bar brooch, tie pin, C1905
A quality, antique, mouse, bar brooch beautifully crafted in silver & gold.
This realistically modelled mouse is embellished with a total of seven diamonds mounted in silver and a red cabachon ruby eye.
The rose-cut diamond mouse is surmounted on a gold brooch fitting.
Complete with safety pin style clasp.
The mouse measures 5.4 x 13.5mm and the brooch 5.4 x 35.4mm
Not hallmarked – tested as 15ct gold
MEASUREMENTS: 5.4 x 35.4mm
WEIGHT: 1.4 GRAMS
HALLMARKS: As above
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