Victorian Diamond Crescent and Star Brooch - Circa 1890s
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Description: - A Victorian diamond crescent and star brooch. The crescent displays 13 old cut and rose cut diamonds graduating in size, with a further diamond in a star setting displayed in isolation to the centre of the crescent. The brooch is also set to either end with an old cut diamond in a star setting.
As was common for the period, the brooch is unhallmarked, and has been tested to be silver fronted, and backed in 9ct gold.
Period: - Late 19th Century.
Date: - Circa 1890s.
Measurement: - 4.4cm (end to end) x 1.7cm (height) x 1.0cm (depth). The total diamond weight is approximately 0.80 carat.
Weight: - 4.9 grams.
Condition: - Light surface scratches and tarnishing to the brooch commensurate with age. The diamonds are in good overall condition. A few display surface reaching feathers, minor nicks, and chips to the facet edges when viewed under x10 magnification. The pin and later roll-pin clasp work as expected. Gemstone treatment is unknown. Please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Item No: - 1882_bh1.
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