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Edwardian Opal and Diamond Brooch

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An Edwardian opal and diamond brooch, the oval cabochon-cut opal measuring approximately 14.3 x 11mm, yellow gold claw-set to the centre of an old-cut diamond cluster surround, all within a border of old-cut diamond sprays forming a quatrefoil design, all diamonds millegrain-set in silver to a yellow gold mount, with detachable brooch fitting and diamond-set pendant loop, circa 1900, measuring approximately 3.8x2.8cm, gross weight 8.7 grams. An exquisite Edwardian brooch made in around 1900. This piece features a versatile brooch and pendant fitting, so it can be worn either on a chain or pinned to a garment. This brooch features a central opal that reflects hues of pale pink, orange, and seafoam green. Surrounding the central opal is a sculptural frame of diamond-set sprays. The lively diamonds provide an elegant complement to the central opal. This beautiful piece comes from the collection of Bentley & Skinner, the London jewellers by appointment to both Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a gift-wrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a valuation for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.
  • Metal:
    18k Gold,Silver
  • Stone:
    Diamond,Opal
  • Stone Cut:
    Cabochon
  • Style:
    Edwardian
  • Place of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Period:
    1900-1909
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1900
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 23194M1stDibs: LU57611214212
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