Massive Austro Hungarian Brooch. Antique Victorian Bohemian Garnet 950 Silver Brooch. Renaissance Revival Brooch, Doves, Laurel Leaves

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Item details

Vintage from the 19th century

Material

Gemstone: Garnet

Dimensions

Length: 3 Inches

A massive, solidly constructed (not hollow) antique Austro Hungarian 950 silver brooch set with 8 large cabochon cut natural Bohemian garnets with a total carat weight of around 12 carats.

Renaissance style the booch dates to the Victorian era and is beautifully modeled with dove, laurel leaf and shell motifs. The garnets have a deep red rosy glow that provides a striking contrast bright white shine of the high purity silver. A sturdy heavy duty pin back with a t-hinge and c-clasp completes this rare and desirable jewel from the Austro Hungarian Empire, just incredible!

MATERIALS: 950 silver, acid tested.

GEMSTONES: 8 cabochon cut Bohemian garnets, Presidium tested, 3 round and 5 oval measuring 1-1/2 ct each, ctw 12 carats.

MEASUREMENTS: 2-3/4" wide, 3" high (65x75mm)

WEIGHT: 42 grams

DATE: Mid-Victorian, grand period, 1856-1880.

HALLMARK: Difficult to decipher, it is stamped above the clasp with what looks like a Diana head in a flower shaped punch.

CONDITION: Offered in excellent condition with no cracked or chipped stones and the pin back in perfect working order and the catch holding securely. Our photographs are taken with a magnified macro lens to show you every tiny detail, any flaws that may appear are not visible to the naked eye, dark areas are amera shadow.

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