Georgian Garnet Mourning Brooch, dated 1817
An exquisite and perfectly preserved Georgian mourning brooch. A weave of hair is displayed behind a window, with fourteen dark old cut garnets set in the surround.
Engraved to the reverse: Eliza Kenoul ob 21 May 1817 at 56
Cut – Old mine cut garnets.
Carat – A total approximate garnet weight of 3.50 carat.
Dated – 1817.
Measurements – 23 x 19.6mm.
Metal – 9k gold. Tested.