French Art Nouveau diamond pearl and gold griffin brooch circa 1900. The poise is fierce and defiant. Striking a perfect balance between elegance and brutal force, the griffin lunges forward with an old mine-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.30 carat, approximately M, N, O color and VS clarity, in its open jaws, and a single pearl in the grip of its talons. There are griffins and then there is This Griffin! Note the exacting attention fine details and proportions on both front and back sides. And while doing that, let’s cheer for the realm of mythological beasts, where, to our delight, the rare and the marvelous coexist with full measure of abandonment. Excellent condition consistent with age and wear, 18-karat gold, French hallmarks. Why not Love Yourself a little with this amazing griffin brooch as a treat for today? And if that is not the case, make someone important in your life Happy with this outstanding griffin as a token of your loving care and affection. It will make you happy too. For over three decades Jacob’s Diamond & Estate Jewelry has been in the business of selling a carefully curated collection of genuine antique and estate jewelry.
DIMENSIONS: approximately 1 ½” horizontal width and 1” vertical width.