Exquisite, Victorian 14ct 14k, 585 Gold, Peridot and rose-cut diamond (4.48cts) brooch, Circa 1880
This fine, antique brooch was beautifully made around the late Victorian period.
At the centre of the brooch is a fine, 13x9mm Peridot gemstone, mounted in a gold collet setting.
The Peridot is surrounded by an open worked foliate and scalloped design frame, decorated with forty
twinkling rose cut diamonds set in silver.
Complete with gold pin and trombone style clasp.
Hallmarks: there are four hallmarks on the pin (undeciperable) the brooch is believed to be Austro-hungarian. Tested as 14ct gold.
The peridot is a beautiful ‘lime green’ colour, with an estimated carat weight of 4.50cts
There are forty diamonds with a total carat weight of approx 0.48cts
Total gemstone weight: 4.48cts
Peridot is the birthstone for August
Diamonds are the birthstone for April
MEASUREMENTS: 33.2 x 40mm
WEIGHT: 9.2 grams
HALLMARKS: as above
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)