5cm long, 4cm wide and 1.5cm deep maximum
Genuine late Victorian Belle Epoque 18k white gold and diamond pendant which also has it’s original pin fitting and can be worn either as a pendant or a brooch. Set with a central round brilliant cut diamond surrounded by 65 brilliant cut graduated diamonds in claw and collet settings.
The elegant body with a further 18 graduated brilliant cut diamonds with a drop cluster comprising of one centre brilliant cut diamond in marquise setting surrounded by 12 round brilliant cut diamonds with scalloped milligrain edge.
In total, 96 marvellous diamonds totalling 1.38ct - all stones are original and present with fierce fiery brilliance and in excellent condition.
A large pendant measuring 5cm long with discreet bale to top of the pendant for a chain but also a sturdy hinged bale with figure of eight safety feature for attaching to a set of pearls. All this tucked neatly away behind the 18ct white gold brooch pin.
Total weight is 15.48 grammes and recently valued by an independent and long established specialist jewellers at £4,575.
Belle Époque (also known as ‘The Beautiful Era’) was a time of flourishing arts with jewellery makers striving to capture the natural world and movement in wearable works of art.
A unique, exceptionally feminine piece and guaranteed to delight.