circa 1880s – 1890s
This Victorian era flower head brooch is finely crafted in silver topped 18K gold (front – silver, back – gold). It is centered with an old mine cut diamond (6.4 x 6.3 mm, approximately 1.10 carats) surrounded by numerous rose cut diamonds. The petals are densely set with chunky old mine cut brilliant diamonds.
Estimated total diamond weight is over 7 carats.
Marked on pin guard with French import marks for silver and gold.
Width is 41 mm (1 5/8 in.)