Diamond flower brooch tremblant in rose gold 18 karats and silver. Naturalist brooch representing a branch on which a flower is blooming. The flower is mounted on a spring which makes it vibrate when moved, hence the French name of the brooch “en tremblant”. The jewel is set with twenty-two rose-cut diamonds, including a central old-cut diamond in the center of the flower, weighing approximately 0.07 carat. The pin of the brooch follows the movement of the branch, it remains invisible when the jewel is worn. Napoleon III brooch made in Lyon by the jeweler Javelot, circa 1890.
Marked with a horse’s head, a crab, the mark of the Lyon silversmith Javelot & Cie (active between 1880 and 1901), numbered brooch.
Dimensions : 20 mm x 53 mm
Estimated weight of the diamonds : 0,28 carat
Note : the brooch could probably be screwed on a more important jewel : a comb or a tiara.
Condition : oxidation, scratches from use
Weight : 10,93 gr