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1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880

A fine and impressive 1.28 carat diamond, pearl and garnet, 15 carat yellow gold brooch in the form of a hornet; part of our antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections

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1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880 Video AC Silver Play Button
Antique Pearl Insect Brooch
1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880
Antique Pearl Insect Brooch
1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880
Antique Pearl Insect Brooch
1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880
Antique Pearl Insect Brooch
1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880
Antique Pearl Insect Brooch
1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880
Antique Pearl Insect Brooch
1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880
Antique Pearl Insect Brooch
1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880
Antique Pearl Insect Brooch
1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880
Antique Pearl Insect Brooch
1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880
Antique Pearl Insect Brooch
1.28 ct Diamond, Pearl and Garnet, 15 ct Yellow Gold 'Hornet' Brooch - Antique Circa 1880

Description


This impressive antique pearl brooch has been crafted in 15 ct yellow gold in the form of a hornet.


Two of the hornet's wings are ornamented with elongated dutch cut diamonds.


The head and thorax are also ornamented with old dutch cut diamonds.


The head of this fine brooch is also embellished with two cabochon cut garnet eyes.


Completing the hornet is a baroque pearl abdomen, two realistically decorated wings and six realistically modelled legs.


This piece of antique jewellery secures to the reverse with a hallmarked hinged pin and hook fastening.


The 15 ct fineness mark (15k) is struck to the reverse of the hinged pin and hook fastening.


The antique pearl brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.


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Condition


This antique pearl insect brooch is fine quality, set with quality gemstones and very high colour graded diamonds.

The brooch is a good gauge of gold and is in excellent condition, with clear hallmarks.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewellery / estate jewelry.


Diamond Quality


Colour (average grades) G

Clarity (average grades) P1

Cut Dutch

Content (total) 1.28 carats


Dimensions


Length bar 5.5cm/2.1"

Width across wings 2.3cm/0.9"

Length of body 1.9cm/0.7"


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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