Victorian 15ct, 15k, 625 Gold Diamond & Pearl Swallow, Swift brooch Circa 1890
A beautiful Victorian rose-cut Diamond sweetheart, swallow brooch featuring a 14 x 13mm swallow with thirteen rose-cut diamonds mounted in a silver setting. There is fine detail of the bird with feather effect engraving and two tiny eyes, the beak is yellow gold and contrasts against the silver body.
The swallow is mounted on a double bar brooch with pearl finials.
Complete with T-bar, gold pin and C-clasp fitting.
Swallows were a popular motive used in Victorian times and was often given as a token of love, often from some-one who was travelling or going to war. The swallow is the first bird that is seen from a ship as it returns to land.
The swallow represents a loved one returning safely home!
This exquisite diamond swallow brooch will be delivered in a new black leatherette and velvet box
MEASUREMENTS: 35 x 13mm
WEIGHT: 2.8 grams
HALLMARKS: None – tests as 15carat gold
CONDITION: Very good antique condition.
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
Product code: br060
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