Austria, Vienna, circa 1880
An antique giardinetto (little garden) brooch / pendant – the diamond basket with ruby handles is holding a ruby and diamond flower, handcrafted in silver and 14K yellow gold.
The pin is detachable. Marked with letter ‘A’ for Vienna on the loop of the screw.
Estimated total ruby weight is 1.50 ct.
Approximate total diamond weight is 2.10 ct.
The diamonds (mostly old European cut stones) are bright white and clean: F-G-H color, VS1-VS2 clarity. The rubies are likely of Burmese origin.
Size 30 x 25 mm (1 3/16 x 1 in.)