victorian portrait brooch circa 1900
victorian portrait brooch circa 1900
victorian portrait brooch circa 1900
victorian portrait brooch circa 1900
victorian portrait brooch circa 1900
victorian portrait brooch circa 1900
victorian portrait brooch circa 1900
victorian portrait brooch circa 1900

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Victorian Portrait Brooch, circa 1900

Item #: 410MC206.

A stunningly well crafted Victorian portrait brooch depicting a young, pretty, and presumably very important young lady. The circular portrait is mounted on 18k yellow gold and sits within a gloriously ornate surround featuring twenty-two rose cut diamonds, a pair of sapphire and four rubies, with silver crown detailing and a pair of 15k yellow gold bows. A beautiful, intricate and rare piece.

Cut – The diamonds are rose cuts. The sapphires are round cuts. The rubies are round cuts and square cuts.

Colour – The diamonds range from H to I.

Clarity – All the stones are clean to the naked eye.

Carat – A total approximate diamond weight of 0.19 carat, with approximately 0.04 carat sapphire and approximate 0.10 carat of rubies.

Circa – 1900.

Measurements – The brooch is 49 x 42.75mm.

Metal – The back of the portrait is 18k gold. The gold accents on the front are 15k gold. The white / oxidised parts of the brooch are silver. The metals tested.

£1,100