Stunning, Victorian 15ct, 15k, 625 Rose Gold Amethyst (13.00 ct) brooch, 25 x 21 x 8.5mm
Fabulous Victorian brooch beautifully made in 15carat rose gold, featuring a large 13.5 x 18.5mm faceted Amethyst gemstone mounted in a collet setting in a double gold frame.
Complete with gold pin and C-clasp fitting.
The Amethyst is a beautiful purple with pink and lilac hues, estimated carat weight: 13 carats
Total measurement is 25 x 21 x 8.5mm
Hallmarked: 15ct (denotes 15ct gold)
Amethyst is the traditional birthstone for February.
Favoured by Catherine the Great (Empress Catherine II of Russia, 1729–1796) and the famous jewellery connoisseur Wallis, Duchess of Windsor (1896–1986), who made a memorable statement when she wore a lavish Cartier-designed amethyst bib necklace to a gala in Versailles in 1953.
Amethyst is believed to give the wearer personal empowerment and inner strength.
MEASUREMENTS: 25 x 21 mm with a depth of 8.5mm
WEIGHT: 5 GRAMS
HALLMARKS: As above
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)