Victorian Etruscan Revival Gold Garnet Enamel Brooch

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

About

A luscious Victorian brooch that gets applause for beauty, rarity and quality work.. The elements of 1860-70 design abound.
The design is created in concentric circles. Central, and bordered by a fine twisted gold wire, is a red wine colored cabouchon garnet, smooth and domed. Spokes of fine gold and white enamel encircle the garnet, bringing to mind a bright summer sun . This segment is bordered by a twisted wire twice the width of the wire circling the stone. The finishing touch is hand painted black and white enamel with four recessed sections of graduated gold granulation, once again edged with gold wire. On the reverse, is a locket for a photo or memento. It presently holds a braided twist of salt and pepper hair. From the Glorious Antique Jewelry Collection

Details

  • Creator
    Glorious Antique Jewelry
  • Of the Period
    Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    England
  • Stone
    Garnet
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    2 in. W
    5 cm W
  • Dealer Location
    Hastings on Hudson, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    U0906153274
Contact The Seller
Typical Response Time: 1 hour
1stdibs seller since 2009
Located in Hastings on Hudson, NY

More from this Seller

Antique Victorian Large Garnet White Enamel Gold Brooch
Antique Victorian Large Garnet White Enamel Gold B...
Glorious Antique Jewelry
A superb brooch of museum quality is brilliant with a glowing cabochon garnet surrounded by white and gold enamel and a locket in the back. The gold rays light the center and push the...
Antique Victorian Pearl Star Turquoise enamel gold brooch
Antique Victorian Pearl Star Turquoise enamel gold...
Glorious Antique Jewelry Collection
A granulated jewel of a brooch of 18kt gold, soft toned and gleaming, showcases a star of natural pearls on turquoise blue enamel. Layers and texture were created by the jeweler's han...
Antique Victorian Scottish Agate Gold Dirk Brooch
Antique Victorian Scottish Agate Gold Dirk Brooch
Glorious Antique Jewelry
A jewel of a Scottish agate brooch proudly shows a faceted cairngorm at top set in half of an inch of engraved gold and followed by carnelian, montrose agate and bloodstone. Each secti...
Joyous Rare Marriage Brooch c1770
Joyous Rare Marriage Brooch c1770
Glorious Antique Jewelry
From the 18th century a thrilling 15 kt joyous and florid miniature in graphite of a wedding. The longer you look, the more you see as the scene is full of symbols. Dressed in finery t...
Art Nouveau Diamond Tongued Gold Lion Brooch
Art Nouveau Diamond Tongued Gold Lion Brooch
Glorious Antique Jewelry
Ruby eyes and a diamond tongue give this Art Nouveau solid gold lion brooch the suggestion of a complex character that can be full of surprises. With a passionate roar, he or she, bo...
Victorian Smiling Serpent Scottish Agate Brooch
Victorian Smiling Serpent Scottish Agate Brooch
Glorious Antique Jewelry
Sterling silver sets and separates one wiggly agate from the other in this, one of the most rare forms in Scottish Agate jewelry. The snake, completely original, created c. 1860 was m...
Art Deco White Gold, and Diamond Brooch
Art Deco White Gold, and Diamond Brooch
Art deco geometry, edwardian delicacy and art nouveau curves are the design motifs that combine in this delicate brooch that looks like lace studded with diamonds. More elegance than b...
Art Deco Diamond Brooch
Art Deco Diamond Brooch
Glorious Antique Jewelry
Like a musical notation, three marquise diamonds rest upon horizontal platinum bars. The surround is looped, and arched, encrusted with diamonds passing over and under ovals. There is a...
Small and Gorgeous Equestrian Brooch
Small and Gorgeous Equestrian Brooch
Alabaster and Wilson
From Great Britain and one of the finest enamel workers in London comes a textured 18kt and enamel horse and jockey pin. It is a remarkably crafted small sculpture that is three dimensi...
Three Hearts and a Heart Shaped Gemstone Pendant Brooch
Three Hearts and a Heart Shaped Gemstone Pendant B...
Glorious Antique Jewelry
A regal diamond and amethyst pendant/brooch to bring your words of love. It is made in magnificent quality and is delicate in appearance. Place it around a lady's neck and it sings. Th...
Up in the Air with Victorian Scottish Pins
Up in the Air with Victorian Scottish Pins
Glorious Antique Jewelry
Examples of the beautiful, natural agates of Scotland in pins that resemble hot air balloons or, as my six year old granddaughter Shae said, beachballs. Out of the words of babes. The ...
Extraordinary Granulation in an 1870 Gold Bracelet
Extraordinary Granulation in an 1870 Gold Bracelet...
Glorious Antique Jewelry
The gold luminous and warm in color, is 18 kt to 22kt. It's richness brings to mind a discovered treasure in a museum.. Completely covered with granulation of the highest quality, tiny...