Antique 1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch
Antique 1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch
Antique 1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch
Antique 1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch
Antique 1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch
Antique 1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch
Antique 1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch
Antique 1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch
Antique 1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch

Antique 1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch

c. 1880 France

Offered by AC Silver

£995 gbp
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This impressive antique pearl brooch has been crafted in 15 ct yellow gold in the form of a hornet.

Two of the hornet's wings are ornamented with elongated dutch cut diamonds.

The head and thorax are also ornamented with round dutch cut diamonds.

The head of this fine brooch is also embellished with two cabochon cut garnet eyes.

Completing the hornet is a baroque pearl abdomen, two realistically decorated wings and six realistically modelled legs.

This piece of antique jewellery secures to the reverse with a hallmarked hinged pin and hook fastening.

The 15 ct fineness mark (15k) is struck to the reverse of the hinged pin and hook fastening.

The antique pearl brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.

Diamond Quality

Colour (average grades) G

Clarity (average grades) P1

Cut Dutch

Content (total) 1.28 carats

Dimensions

Length bar 5.5cm/2.1"

Width across wings 2.3cm/0.9"

Length of body 1.9cm/0.7"


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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This brooch is fine quality, set with quality gemstones and very high colour graded diamonds.

The brooch is a good gauge of gold and is in excellent condition, with clear hallmarks.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewellery / estate jewelry.
Origin: France, Europe (strong probability)

Date: Circa 1880
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A5878 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

The brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card
Stock Code
A5878
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A fine and impressive 1.28 carat diamond, pearl and garnet, 15 carat yellow gold brooch in the form of a hornet; part of our antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections
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The 15 ct fineness mark (15k) is struck to the reverse of the hinged pin and hook fastening.
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