French patriotic brooch decorated with a pansy flower, in the colours of the French flag.
Antique French pansy brooch in 18 karats gold. Circular brooch in hollow gold on which is fixed a flower of pansy, set with two sapphires, four rose-cut diamonds and two rubies. Old brooch of the first part of the 20th century in the colors of France. These patriotic jewels were very fashionable in the 1940s.
Eagle hallmark partially erased
Diameter : 22 mm
Flower size: 18 mm x 6 mm
Estimated weight of the sapphires : 0,37 ct
Estimated weight of the rubies : 0.09 ct
Estimated weight of the diamonds : 0,04 ct
Condition : dents and scratches from use ; the leaves of the flower are partially missing.
Weight : 2,58 gr
This jewel is a patriotic jewel taking back the colors of the French flag: blue with sapphires, white with diamonds and red with rubies. The represented flower is a pansy, a sentimental flower meaning “I think of you”.