1890s Diamond and Aquamarine, Pearl and 18 Karat Yellow Gold Pendant / Brooch

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A stunning Victorian 3.22 carat diamond and 2.10 carat aquamarine, seed pearl and 18 karat gold pendant / brooch; part of our diverse antique jewelry collections

This stunning, fine and impressive antique aquamarine pendant has been crafted in 18k yellow gold with an 18k white gold setting.

The pierced decorated, heart shaped frame displays a 2.10 ct oval mixed cut aquamarine, ten claw/prong set in relief to the center of the arrangement.

The design has interwoven scrolling motifs, ornamented to the upper borders with with a feature 0.88 ct and 0.78 ct Old European cut diamond.

A further six collet and claw/prong set diamonds in a combination of Old European cuts and Dutch cuts embellish the openwork frame.

Three seed pearls complete the design, and a single seed pearl terminal suspends from the lower border of the heart shape design.

The pendant is fitted with a removable 18k white gold ring loop attachment to the upper border, bezel set with three graduated Old European round diamonds.

The pendant suspends from an 18" 18k yellow gold chain, composed of alternating twisted bar and fancy knotted links.

The chain secures with a push fit clasp to the reverse, hallmarked with the mark for 18k gold (18CT).

This versatile piece of Victorian jewelry may also be worn as a brooch via a hinged pin and clasp to the reverse; This may be removed to allow the pendant so sit flush if so desired.

This stunning antique Victorian brooch / pendant is supplied with two independent diamond grading certificates for the feature diamonds in addition to an independent diamond grading report card for the supporting stones.

Images do not always reflect the true color and brilliance of gemstones and diamonds. The video however provides a truer representation of the actual color and showcases each stone.

Diamond Quality

Diamond One
Color I
Clarity VS2
Cut Old European
Content 0.88 carat
Dimensions 5.81mm x 5.72mm x 3.73mm

Diamond Two
Color G
Clarity SI2
Cut Old European
Content 0.78 carat
Dimensions 5.92mm x 5.45mm x 3.51mm

Supporting Diamonds
Color (average grades) K
Clarity (average grades) SI2
Cut Old European / Dutch
Content (total) 1.56 carats

Total Diamond Content
3.22 carats

Aquamarine Quality

Color Light blue
Cut Oval mixed
Content 2.10 carats
Dimensions 9.32mm x 7.26mm x 4.86mm

Dimensions

Length of Drop 4.9cm/1.93"
Width of pendant 3.1cm/1.22"
Chain Length 45.72cm/18"
Pearl Diameter 4mm

Date: Circa 1890

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 antique jewelry/estate jewelry.

AC Silver item Ref. SKU: A8306

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
    Late Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    Unknown
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1890
  • Period
    19th Century
  • Metal
    Yellow Gold
    18k Gold
  • Stone
    Aquamarine
    Diamond
    Pearl
  • Condition
    Excellent. This stunning antique 1890's pendant is exceptional quality set with seed pearls, a stunning aquamarine and old cut diamonds. The pendant / brooch is an exceptional gauge of gold and is in excellent condition, hallmarked to the chain clasp..
    Dimensions
    1.22 in. W x 1.93 in. D x 18 in. L
    3 cm W x 5 cm D x 46 cm L
  • Length
    18 in. (46 cm)
  • Weight
    5.32ct
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, United Kingdom
  • Reference Number
    LU12823169533
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2015

Typical response time: 9 hours

Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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