Fine, Belle Epoque 18ct, 18k, 750 Gold & Platinum, Pearl & Diamond Brooch, Circa 1901 A fine example from the'belle epoque' (beautiful age) era. This exquisite brooch is skillfully made in 18ct gold and platinum, known as a Giardinetti (little gardens) brooch, it is intricately designed with thirty-six rose-cut diamonds and seventeen sea pearls depicting flowers and foliage in a basket, complete with rectangular platinum frame. Believed to be french, this fine brooch measures 48.8 x 35.6mm, it is slightly concave. Complete with overlocking, secure clasp. Giardinetti brooches The Italian word "Giardinetti" was used from the late 17th century onwards to describe articles of jewellery designed with an intricate, openwork floral motif, consisting of gemstones mounted to resemble flowers & foliage arranged in vases or baskets.
Not hallmarked: tested as 18carat gold and platinum DETAILS MEASUREMENTS: 48.8 x 35.6mm WEIGHT: 11.1 grams HALLMARKS: As above CONDITION: Good condition DATE: Edwardian (1901 to 1910) PRODUCT CODE: BR174 This fine, antique brooch is beautifully presented in a new black leatherette and velvet box as displayed. Please note that images have been enlarged to show detail. All measurements are listed in the description. All items are Antique, Vintage and/or Pre-owned and will naturally have signs of wear & tear commensurate with age. Antique boxes are for display purposes only unless otherwise stated the item will be sent in a Leatherette & Velvet box.Visit our store for more unique and rare items! We strive to source, research and list many beautiful historic pieces of Jewellery from the early Georgian period up to the present day. Our aim is to provide first class service to all our existing and new customers.
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Gemstone sizes and colours are only estimates. All items are Antique, Vintage and pre-owned and will naturally have signs of wear & tear commensurate with age.
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This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Brooches & Pins". The seller is "fineantiquejewellery" and is located in St Sampsons, Guernsey.
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