A late Victorian 18ct gold split pearl and diamond brooch. The vari-cut diamond quatrefoil and split pearl trefoil sides, with floral cannetille accents. Hallmarks for Birmingham, 1897. Length 4.8cms. Weight 10.6gms.
Overall condition good. Surface scratches/wear and discoloration in keeping with general age and wear.
Circular loop and pin probable replacements.
Diamonds fairly well matched and fairly bright.
Diamonds have minor, scattered inclusions, visible under 10x.
Estimated total diamond weight under 0.10ct.
Cut and setting of rose-cut diamonds prevents total carat weight, colour or clarity estimation.
Individual size and setting of diamond prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.
Cultured pearls well matched, with good lustre.
Without the aid of laboratory equipment, it has not been possible to determine if these split pearls are from a fresh or saltwater source.
Split pearls untested for natural colour origin.
With safety chain.
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