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Edwardian Opal and Diamond Swan Brooch

SKU

50-1-10958

Sale Price $4,887.50 - 15% Off Regular Price: $5,750.00
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ABOUT THIS BROOCH

A graceful ruby-eyed swan, aglitter up and down and all around with old mine-cut diamonds set in her neck and plumage, shimmers front and center with an ethereal opal aglow with iridescent turquoise and lavender hues, evocative of hummingbird feathers. Enchanting. Circa 1900. 1.35 carat total diamond weight. Hand fabricated in 14K rosy-yellow gold. 1 and 1/4 inches (both directions). Condition note: Minor crazing to opal--priced accordingly. One diamond is chipped.

Details

Materials:
14 Karat Rosy-Yellow Gold
Length:
1 5/16 Inch
Width:
1 1/4 Inch
Height:
1/4 Inch
Gram Weight:
9.3 Grams
Period:
Edwardian
Center Opal details
Cut/Shape:
Oval Cabochon Cut
Type:
Crystal
Carat Weight:
2.00 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:
17.00 x 13.50 x 1.80 mm
Country of Origin:
Australian
Additional Details Additional Gem Details

70 European Cut Diamonds

Carat Weight:
1.55 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:
1.10-2.20 mm
Color:
G-H-I
Clarity:
VS-SI-I1
Total Diamond Carat Weight:
1.55
Total Colored Gemstone Carat Weight:
2.00

About Edwardian Jewelry

Edwardians took the dark beauty of Victorian jewelry and dyed it platinum blonde. Light and airy filigree, worked with intricate millegrain and detailed designs in that durable metal, was liberally set with the “white” stones—pearls and diamonds chief among them. The Victorians’ sense of whimsy and beloved yellow gold didn’t disappear completely, though, even as the Edwardian era made way for the further-streamlined Art Deco.

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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