Victorian diamond branch brooch

This exquisitely executed French brooch represents the form of a branch, a naturalist work of the 19th century.

Description

Victorian diamond branch brooch in 18 karat gold and silver (800/1000). The brooch takes the shape of a leafy branch, on which thirty-eight rose-cut diamonds sparkle, for a total weight of 0.40 carat approximately. The branch is in silver on one side and in rose gold on the other side. This brooch was probably part of a transformable set. Antique brooch from the 19th century, Victorian French work, Napoleon III period.

During the second Empire (1852-1870), in France, jewellers make naturalistic and realistic pieces to get as close as possible to represent nature.

Owl and swan hallmarks on the frame, eagle head hallmark on the pin. 

Width: 3,5 cm
Length: 5,5 cm

Note: the pin is in 18 karat pink gold, it works. 
Condition: scratches from use

Weight : 11,15 g

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Brooches

Victorian diamond branch brooch