A Victorian Round Gold Brooch With Gemset Twin Heart Motif
A Victorian round gold brooch with twin heart motif, one set to the centre with a cabochon-cut emerald , the other with a cabochon-cut ruby, both with half-pearl surround and ribbon bow surmount, the back with glass locket to the centre engraved around with: ‘For Nana, Daphne, Roy, Phylis.’ with with brooch fitting and safety chain, circa 1860, measuring approximately 2.3cm in diameter, gross weight 6.9 grams.
A lovely Victorian brooch. This round yellow gold brooch features a twin heart motif at the centre, a classic Victorian motif. The two hearts are interlocked with a pearl-set bow. One of the hearts is set with a verdant emerald, and the other with a vibrant ruby, both stones cabochon cut. The stones are framed within the hearts by pearls. To the back of the brooch is a locket compartment with a sentimental engraving. This romantic piece is a lovely example of Victorian craftsmanship.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.