A Victorian Diamond-set Star Brooch
A Victorian diamond-set star brooch, to the centre an old european0-cut diamond estimated to weigh 1.5 carats, surrounded by eight old-cut diamonds I the form of a form of a floral cluster, to a diamond-set eight ray star frame, with eight knife-edge bars each terminating to a single-diamond, the diamonds estimated to weigh 7.5 carats in total, all set in silver to yellow gold back, circa 1890, measuring approximately 4cm in diameter, gross weight 11.8 grams. Unmarked tested as 18ct Gold and Silver. A Victorian brooch in very good condition.
A fabulous Belle Epoque brooch. Celestial motifs were very popular in the Victorian era, and this brooch is a striking example of the popular late nineteenth-century star symbol and would be a handsome addition to a silk scarf or worn on a blouse.
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.