This is a truly exceptional brooch from the Victorian era. The brooch features a carved moonstone centre depicting the side profile of a classical man and woman.The carving is exceptionally detailed and has been immaculately maintained. Surrounding the moonstone is a border of diamonds and natural rubies, there is also a ruby and diamond fleur-de-lis motif on each side.
The rubies are a rich red colour with a slight pink undertone and are highly complimented by the contrasting bright white sparkle of the old cut diamonds. Condition: Used (Very Good) Weight: 7.4 grams Dimensions: 56mm x 18mm x 10mm Moonstone: 17mm x 12mm Diamonds: Approx. 0.54 carats, Colour: G-H, Clarity: VS-SI Rubies: Approx. 0.52 carats Tested As: 18ct Gold Period Of Manufacture: Victorian, Circa. 1890s Box: Antique Fitted Box.We dispatch all items via a. On the same day where possible. Please note: Pick ups from Hatton Garden can easily be arranged. Do not send the item through normal post as we cannot be responsible for lost items. Please mark the package as'Return of sample merchandise, origin UK. We are not responsible for items that do not reach us.
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Most of our rings can be sized to any finger. Jeff Taylor earned his reputation as. Through his eye-for and ability to source unique, beautiful pieces of antique and pre-owned jewellery. This is not a skill that is developed overnight but rather one that is developed and nurtured/honed over time.Over the last 40 years Jeff has employed his expertise to build an excellent reputation within the jewellery trade, serving treasured customers at vibrant and renowned antique jewellery spots across London from Camden Passage to Portobello Road. In 2004 the business relocated to its present home in the world's most prestigious jewellery quarter, Hatton Garden. From this location, Jeff gained unrivalled access to the jewellery needed to serve his ever growing clientele. From this point on the business transformed from one with a local presence in London to one with a global outreach.
Based in the centre of Hatton Garden, we have access to an extensive range of jewellery on a daily basis. Our collection has been built over many years and is extremely varied. We handpick all of our items and as such we have a very inimitable selection of jewellery.We are constantly adding new stock to the collection, and whilst we have a particular passion for vintage and antique pieces, we carry an extensive and diverse selection of designer, contemporary and fine jewellery. Therefore, unlike large retailers, we seek to offer a personalised experience in which customer service and satisfaction lie at the forefront of everything we do. From the moment you land on our website until the checkout we hope to provide a smooth, easy and secure shopping experience. Our goal is to use our experience and expertise to find the right piece of jewellery for the right person.
It is this quality of service and peace of mind that keeps our customers coming back again and again. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Brooches & Pins".
The seller is "thevintagejeweller" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.