ANTIQUE BROOCH PENDANT FRENCH DIAMOND ONYX 18k GOLD - For Sale

ANTIQUE BROOCH PENDANT FRENCH DIAMOND ONYX 18k GOLD
Price: $4250.00
Antique French diamond and onyx brooch / pendant set in 14 & 18 carat gold and silver. Made in Paris, circa 1880. Measurements: total length approx 2 1/4 inches. Diameter of onyx is a little over 1 inch (27mm). Total weight 18.4grams. Diamonds as follows: Center: Cushion-cut 50pts; Rose-cuts: 2X19 (in bow) 38pts; Tiny circle: 12 half 6pts; Outer circle: 12 (1 1/2) 18pts; Petals: 2 dia. each = 2pc 72pts; Cushion-cuts:(hanging) 5pc ea 10pts 50pts; Single - large 18pts; TOTAL: approx 252 pts. Like most Victorian jewellery, the stones are largely set in silver with a gold mount for the onyx and all parts that came into contact with clothes / body. 3 sections comprise this marvellous old French jewel. The top is a bow, possibly the favourate theme of the 19th century. It is attached to the largest, middle section in such a way that there is a certain amount of movement between them. The round middle section, radiating gold petals supporting an onyx dial on which is a very luscious setting of diamonds of various sizes and cuts, as per list above. The onyx is free to revolve a full 360 degrees. Wonderfully fine setting of the stones at different heights, the diamonds tightly set in a beautiful floral design. Luxurious and rich in every aspect. Like much late Victorian jewellery of this era, the piece is ''finished'' with a fringe of diamonds, en pampille, ending in gold globes. Secure pin. Good condition. Status: For Sale Reference#: 4289 Condition: good Year: 1880 Title: ANTIQUE BROOCH PENDANT FRENCH DIAMOND ONYX 18k GOLD

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Brenda Ginsberg Art & Antiques
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Email : antiques@brendaGinsberg.com
Phone : 954-415-0622

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