Edwardian 15ct Gold & Platinum, Natural Pearl & Diamond Oval Brooch
A beautifully worked Derives from the Spanish word 'platina' meaning 'little silver'. Acknowledged since the 1900s, platinum's durability and natural brightness has been and still is today highly treasured A metallic element prized for its rarity, whiteness, high tensile strength and insusceptibility to corrosion, platinum first became widely used in jewellery in the late ninete... More and 62.5% pure gold (or 625 parts pure gold and 375 parts other metals). Popular during the Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco eras but was discontinued in the mid-1930s. gold brooch set with Direct descendants of the Old European Cut, this progressive cuts saw an evolution toward a larger table, a lower crown, and a smaller culet than previous cuts. However, unlike later brilliants, the girdles of these stones remained unfaceted. Considered a precursor to both the Modern Round Brilliant and the Ideal cuts. and rose diamonds as well as eight A natural stone is called such because it has not been subjected to any treatments. pearls. It has a lovely scalloped edge with fine millegrained work throughout. The word A tiny decorative feature - normally in platiunum - in which minute beads of metal are raised along the edge of a setting, which adds texture and enhances the sparkling effect. is from the French word “mille” for a thousand, and from “grain” as the same meaning in English. It refers to the tiny platinum bead work along a metal edge. It was made circa 1900-1910.
Date & Origin
Tested to 15ct gold & platinum
Width 2.4 cm
Diamonds approx total weight 48 points
Rose diamonds approx total weight 16 points
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