Victorian agate cameo pendant

2600

Antique French Victorian cameo pendant in high-relief set in gold with old-cut diamonds and rubies.

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Victorian agate cameo pendant in yellow gold 18 karats decorated with the profile of the goddess Flora, wearing flowers in her hair. The agate has three layers: gray for the background, white for the profile, brown for the flowers in the hair. The cameo is set with fleur-de-lis claws. Four old- European cut diamonds, as well as eight rubies (including a red stone) frame the cameo on a curved black enamel band. Jewel of the second half of the 19th century, French Napoleon III period or Victorian period.

Two owl hallmarks.

Height : 5 cm

Width : 3 cm 

Condition : small accident on the upper flower button of the headdress, a very slight jump of enamel in the thickness on the left part. A ruby that has been replaced by a red stone (top right).

Note: this jewel has been transformed, the pendant was originally a brooch. 

Weight of the stones: the 4 diamonds weigh about 0.32 carat in total; the 7 rubies weigh about 0.35 carat in total.

Weight : 20,56 gr

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Victorian agate cameo pendant

2600

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