ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 15K GRANULATED GOLD PEARL GARNET DIAMOND DROP BROOCH c1880
An antique 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts, of heavy duty hollow construction) Etruscan revival brooch; finely made, with very fine Etruscan style granulated decoration, pearl and pink-red ruby highlights and a foiled garnet cabochon drop inset with a little diamond.
A very collectible & extremely wearable Victorian period brooch!
CONDITION: Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. One or two areas of old solder repair to back. Drop reset. Stone missing to top. Pin itself an old replacement.
DATE/MARKS: Late 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 53 x 36 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 10.1 grams.