SOLD: Victorian 18k gold, emerald & diamond antique brooch

SOLD: Victorian 18k gold, emerald & diamond antique brooch from Tempus Suisse

By: Tempus Suisse  17/09/2010
Keywords: jewellery, jewelry, diamond jewellery

This is a stunning, rare solid 18ct gold Victorian snake brooch - a very fine antique piece. I deal mainly in vintage and antique watches but include a piece of jewellery from time to time, if I find something of high quality.

The brooch is set with 2 en cabachon emeralds and 3 rose cut diamonds. All of the stones are a genuine mined gemstones of high quality. The brooch dates from around the 1870s, during the Victorian era. The snake represented eternity, love and devotion to the Victorians. The brooch is a very fine example of Victorian jewellery craftsmanship and has just been professionally polished. It is not hallmarked; which is not unusual in Victorian jewellery. The brooch measures 96mm in length and weighs 10gms and has a hollow centre, a work of fine craftsmenship....to read more and see watches and other items for sale visit www.tempussuisse.com

Keywords: diamond jewellery, jewellery, jewelry, vintage jewellery