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Antique Brooch With Old European Cut Diamonds in Red Gold, Germany ca. 1895


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Antique Brooch With Old European Cut Diamonds in Red Gold, Germany ca. 1895
Antique Brooch With Old European Cut Diamonds in Red Gold, Germany ca. 1895
Description
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If you leaf through jewellery catalogueues and fashion magazines of the 1890s, you will discover a true fashion for shamrocks and meeting symbols: numerous medallions, rings and even brooches were designed in this shape. It is not always clear whether the little plant or the playing card suit is meant. The white clover, or shamrock was a symbol of love in those days, because in the language of flowers it signalled "Think of me" or "Be mine". So whether it's luck in love or luck in gambling, this brooch may promise both, while still being a decorative accessory! A total of 47 diamonds of about 0.82 ct together set each sweep of the design. The larger diamonds are cut in the so-called "old European cut", which was the most modern cut from about 1890 onwards. The smaller diamonds, on the other hand, are cushion-shaped in the so-called "old mine cut" and probably originated at the time of the brooch's manufacture from little earlier stock or were set from older, no longer fashionable pieces and used here anew. They are set with smaller rose cut diamonds. The brooch is in very good condition. Its design and hallmarks suggest that it was made in Germany.
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Antique Brooch With Old European Cut Diamonds in Red Gold, Germany ca. 1895
Love is Trump
€ 1,690.00 *
Content 1 piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping
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