A mid Victorian gold, diamond and gem-set sentimental brooch. The rose-cut diamond overlapping hearts and bow motif, atop a rock crystal dome locket, with split pearl surround. Diameter 2.3cms. Weight 6.5gms.
Overall condition good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear.
Replacement brooch fittings.
Moderate wear to some mounts.
Diamonds relatively bright, well matched. Diamonds presumed foil back, discolouration to the fittings.
Estimated total diamond weight under 0.10ct.
Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.
Nicks to rock crystal.
The split pearls are fairly well matched with a light cream to silvery grey hue and green and rose overtones. Minor to moderate wear.
Some dirt to some pearls.
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A mid Victorian gold, diamond and gem-set sentimental