Early Victorian Sapphire Diamond Pendant

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C.1840. A gorgeous early Victorian sapphire and diamond pendant. The openwork mount old mine-cut diamonds are set with a central circular cut sapphire weighting approximately 2.25cts within a diamond border, with further single cushion-shaped sapphires at the four points. The pendant is backed in silver, which is typical for the era. The sapphires have a deep rich blue hue, and feature the gold clawed collet setting. The diamonds are overall bright and consistent. The sapphires and diamonds create a beautiful contrast together. This piece comes in a fitted case by Widdowson & Veale of the Strand, London. (Click 'Continue Reading' to see the measurement)

Size: Approximately 48mm x 48mm / 1.89" x 1.89" (without the bale)

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
    Early Victorian
  • Place of Origin
    United Kingdom
  • Stone
    Diamond
    Sapphire
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU50932968453
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