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Victorian 15 Karat Gold Pearl Dual Sweet Heart, Ruby Key and Diamond Bow Brooch

$1,337.74

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A beautiful Victorian 15 karat yellow gold sentimental brooch. It comprises a pearl double sweet heart, ruby set key and a diamond set bow. A brooch truly loaded with symbolism, this fine and impressive antique sweet heart brooch boasts two split pearl encrusted lovers hearts entwined and forever sealed by a delicately crafted key all set in buttery 15 karat yellow gold throughout. The key is adorned with two claw set rubies, pink a common colour symbolic of love and passion, during the Victorian period and also throughout history. The design is finished off with a diamond set bow surmounted atop the lovers hearts for that final flurry of unity and sentimentality. Please feel free to contact us for more details on this piece, including additional images or video clips. Reasonable offers will always be considered. MEASUREMNETS - 36mm W x 25mm H WEIGHT - 5.7g HALLMARKS - Stamped '15' with a quaint love heart mark CONDITION - Overall good. The pearls are fairly well matched with some minor discolouration but not noticed when worn. The gold work remains intact and undented, with the teeth of the key straight. Minor wear to gold work near the teeth end of the key. Brooch fitting remains secure. Brooch pin is bent but fits very well. All stones original to the piece.

Details

  • Metal
  • Stone
  • Stone Cut
  • Weight
    5.7 g
  • Dimensions
    Height: 0.99 in. (25 mm)Width: 1.42 in. (36 mm)
  • Style
  • Place of Origin
    United Kingdom
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1870
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. The pearls are fairly well matched with some minor discolouration but not noticed when worn. The gold work remains intact and undented, with the teeth of the key straight. Minor wear to gold work near the teeth end of the key. All stones are original.
  • Seller Location
    Lancashire, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: BR6661stDibs: LU1587112420062

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  • Shipping
    Free Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 6-15 days, excluding production time.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Lancashire, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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