BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE ENGLISH 15K GOLD OLD CUT DIAMOND & PEARL STAR BROOCH c1890
An antique English, solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch; beautifully modeled as a star, set with an array of lustrous pearls around a sparkling, deeply proportioned old cushion cut diamond. Approx 1.1ct in weight, G/H colour, SI1/2
Wow - an eyecatching, high quality & deeply beautiful late Victorian brooch...so collectible & ready to wear!
CONDITION: Very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Natural layer wear & discolouring to pearls - see pictures. One tiny pearl missing. Pin fittings old replacements.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880/90. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 33 x 30 mm, diamond approx. 6.3 x 5.2 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. 6.2 grams.