Victorian gold, black Enamel, Pearl & Diamond mourning brooch with compartment verso, 45.5 x 38mm, Circa 1840 An antique, early Victorian mourning brooch designed with a single flower of seed pearls with a rose cut diamond centre (resembling a forget me knot) mounted on a black enamel panel framed with a scalloped gold border (please see images) The face of the brooch is in good condition with all of the original pearls and diamond intact, there are tiny marks on the enamel (only visible with a jewellers loupe). On the reverse is a compartment with the original finely plaited hair securely held in place with the original piece of rock crystal. Complete with T-pin and C-clasp fitting The older brooches had longer metal pins for added strength and length for attaching to heavy, outer garments. DETAILS MEASUREMENTS: 45.5 x 38mm WEIGHT: 20.9 grams HALLMARKS: None test as 9ct Gold CONDITION: Good antique condition DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901) Product code: br401 This beautiful historic brooch from the early 19th Century will be delivered in a new beautiful black leatherette & velvet fitted double-door case.
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The seller is "fineantiquejewellery" and is located in St Sampsons, Guernsey. This item can be shipped worldwide.