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Antique French Opal Bar Brooch

SKU

50-1-10944

$1,275.00
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ABOUT THIS BROOCH

A delicate delight with a marvelous mix of color, sparkle, and metals. At the center of this sweet wisp of a pin is an oval opal glowing with electric flecks of blues and greens in an ornamental surround of tiny twinkling rose-cut diamonds set in platinum over 18K gold. Slender gold ribbed bars embrace the lovely assemblage, while a honeycomb-like gallery adds a subtle bit of detail. C'est trés jolie! Circa 1900, from France.

Details

Materials:
Platinum over 18 Karat Gold
Length:
2 5/8 Inch
Width:
7/16 Inch
Height:
1/8 Inch
Gram Weight:
3.5 Grams
Period:
Victorian
Center Opal details
Cut/Shape:
Oval Cut
Type:
Boulder
Measurements:
8.50 x 6.30 x 2.85 mm
Country of Origin:
Australia
Additional Details Additional Gem Details

8 Rose Cut Diamonds

Carat Weight:
0.06 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
1.00-1.50 mm
Color:
H-I-J
Clarity:
VS-SI
Total Diamond Carat Weight:
0.06

About Victorian Jewelry

The eclectic Victorians didn’t limit themselves when it came to motifs and themes—if it struck their fancy, they turned it into jewelry. Sweet and sentimental with a distinct romantic streak, Victorian gems expanded upon their Georgian predecessors. The array of styles that blossomed (sometimes quite literally) during this era endure to this day.

Jewelry Care

As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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