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SOLD - Multi-Gemstone and 18 ct Yellow Gold 'Bird' Brooch - Vintage French Circa 1960

A large, fine and impressive vintage turquoise, 0.43 carat natural blue sapphire, 0.36 carat ruby and 0.08 carat diamond , 18 carat yellow gold 'bird' brooch; part of our diverse vintage diamond jewellery and estate jewelry collections

SKU: A4817
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SOLD - Multi-Gemstone and 18 ct Yellow Gold  'Bird' Brooch - Vintage French Circa 1960
SOLD - Multi-Gemstone and 18 ct Yellow Gold 'Bird' Brooch - Vintage French Circa 1960


This stunning, fine and impressive vintage bird brooch has been crafted in 18 ct yellow gold in the form of a bird perched on a branch.

The folded wings of this impressive stylised bird are embellished with thirty-two individually four claw set turquoise cabochons.

The bird's tail feathers display eight, claw set natural blue sapphires in a combination of round mixed cut and oval mixed cuts.

The bird's head has a textured finish and is accented with an 18 ct white gold crest displaying eight pavé set eight-cut diamonds.

A single collet set natural blue sapphire represents the bird's eye.

This stunning bird is perched upon a textured 18 ct yellow gold branch, accented with three trefoil settings, each ornamented with  round mixed cut natural rubies.

This impressive vintage multi-gemstone brooch secures to the reverse with a hallmarked double prong pin and push fit clasp.

The brooch is hallmarked to both pins with the French 18ct gold guarantee mark (eagle's head) and the reverse of the branch  is hallmarked with the maker's mark in addition to the French mark for 18 ct gold.

This multi-gemstone brooch is supplied with two independent diamond grading report cards.


This stunning vintage French brooch is fine quality, set with very high colour graded diamonds, natural sapphires, natural rubies and turquoises.

The brooch is an exceptional gauge of gold and is in excellent condition with clear hallmarks to the pin and setting.

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

Diamond Quality

Colour (average grades) H

Clarity (average grades) P1

Cut Eight-cut

Content (total) 0.08 carat

Sapphire Quality

Colour Natural blue

Cut Cabochon/Round mixed/Oval mixed

Content (total) 0.43 carat

Ruby Quality

Colour  Natural

Cut Round mixed

Content (total) 0.36 carat


Length of setting 5.5cm/2.16"

Width of setting 5cm/1.96"

Height of setting 1.04cm/0.40"

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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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