This exceptional Victorian swallow brooch has been crafted in 21 ct yellow gold with a silver setting, and a 14 ct yellow gold pin.
Two of the swallows* incorporated in to the unusual design are set in silver and embellished with a total of sixty-nine, well colour matched Dutch cut diamonds of various sizes.
The arrangement is accented with the third swallow being entirely crafted in 21 carat yellow gold, with a textured finish representing its feathers.
Old round cut rubies have been used to create the birds' eyes.
This stunning and original Victorian brooch secures to the reverse with a 14 ct yellow gold hinged pin and push fit clasp.
The antique swallow brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card and has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 21 ct gold, silver and 14 ct yellow gold.
NOTE* During the Victorian era, sentimentality was reflected in jewellery designs, with swallows representing love, care and affection towards family and loved ones. The swallow exemplifying the concept of 'always returning'.
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Learn more about the history of Victorian jewellery.