Victorian Diamond and Yellow Gold Silver Set Swallow Brooch  For Sale
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Victorian Diamond and Yellow Gold Silver Set Swallow Brooch


An exceptional, fine and impressive antique 0.55 Ct diamond and 0.04 Ct ruby, 21k yellow gold and silver set swallow brooch; part of our antique diamond jewelry and estate jewelry collections. This exceptional Victorian swallow brooch has been crafted in 21k yellow gold with a silver setting, and a 14k yellow gold pin. Two of the swallows* incorporated in to the unusual design are set in silver and embellished with a total of sixty-nine, well color matched Dutch cut diamonds of various sizes. The arrangement is accented with the third swallow being entirely crafted in 21k yellow gold, with a textured finish representing its feathers. Old round cut rubies have been used to create the birds' eyes. This stunning and original Victorian brooch secures to the reverse with a 14k yellow gold hinged pin and push fit clasp. The brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card and has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 21k gold, silver and 14k yellow gold. NOTE* During the Victorian era, sentimentality was reflected in jewelry designs, with swallows representing love, care and affection towards family and loved ones. The swallow exemplifying the concept of 'always returning'. Diamond Quality Color (average grades) H Clarity (average grades) SI2 Cut Dutch Content (total) 0.55 carat Ruby Quality Color Pink Cut Old round Content (total) 0.04 carat Dimensions Length of setting (across pin) 4.20cm/1.65" Width across setting 3.50cm/1.37" Height of setting 4.2mm/0.16" Weight 10.4 grams Date: Circa 1880 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of vintage jewelry/estate jewelry. SKU: A5340


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  • Date of manufacture
    Circa 1880
  • Period
  • Metal
  • Stone
  • Condition
    Excellent. This impressive and unusual original antique brooch is exceptional quality, set with very high color graded, well color matched old cut diamonds. The brooch is a very good gauge of gold and in excellent condition..
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 0.16 in. x W 1.37 in. x D 1.65 in.

    H 4.07 mm x W 34.8 mm x D 41.91 mm

  • Length
    1.65 in. (41.91 mm)
  • Weight
    10.4 g
  • Seller location
    Jesmond, GB
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