A Victorian Natural Pearl And Diamond Horseshoe Brooch
A Victorian natural pearl and diamond horseshoe brooch/pendant, the eleven pearls graduating from the centre, accompanied by GCS Report 77109-41 stating to be natural half-pearls of saltwater origin, flanked with twenty rose-cut diamonds, with an inner band of seventeen old cut and eight rose-cut diamonds, the diamonds estimated to weigh 1 carat in total, all set in yellow gold, circa 1870, measuring approximately 3.1 x 2.9 cm, gross weight 7.77grams.
A charming horseshoe brooch. In the Victorian era, the horseshoe, as it does now, symbolised good luck and good fortune. This lovely lucky charm features a yellow gold horseshoe set with pearls graduating in size. The natural pearls have a beautiful nacre and make a wonderful contrast to the yellow gold. Set between the pearls are glinting rose cut diamonds, which add sparkle. This gorgeous piece would look perfect pinned to a jacket lapel or a silk scarf.
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.