A Victorian Diamond-set Feather Brooch
A Victorian diamond-set brooch in the form of a curved feather, set with seventy-five old brilliant and rose-cut diamonds, the diamonds estimated to weigh 2 carats in total, all set in silver to a yellow gold back, circa 1860, measuring approximately 3.9×1.8cm, gross weight 5.95 grams.
A sparkling and sculptural Victorian brooch. This piece is in the form of a stylised curved feather, set throughout with scintillating diamonds. This brooch reflects the Victorian taste for jewellery inspired by the natural world. Feathers became popular fashion accessories, particularly ostrich and peacock feathers. This brooch is emblematic of high Victorian taste.
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.