Victorian bird brooch set with diamonds pearls and a ruby mounted in silver and gold circa 1880. The handcrafted design depicts a pheasant entirely set with rose-cut and a ruby-set eye gracefully flying over a delicate, flowering branch also set with similarly cut diamonds and adorned with three pearls, all presented in a gold shell motif, mounted in 18-karat gold and silver, the rose-cut diamonds totaling approximately 1.00 carat. This is a wonderful example of Victorian jewelry design, a time when the rare and the marvelous were sought after with unrelenting passion. A jewel that is way over one hundred years old and still manages to command our attention and desire to possess it. Very pristine condition consistent with age and wear. Why not Love Yourself a little with this beautiful, rose-cut diamond, antique brooch as a treat for today? Make Yourself Happy! And if that won’t be the case, make someone important in your life Happy with this astonishing Victorian diamond brooch as a token of your loving care and affection. It will make you happy too. Knowing that you chose with love in mind. For over three decades Jacob’s Diamond & Estate has been in the business of selling a carefully curated collection of antique and estate jewelry.
DIMENSIONS: approximately 1 3/8” horizontal width and 1 3/8” vertical width overall, 10.7 grams.