Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist
Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist
Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist
Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist
Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist
Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist
Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist
Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist
Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist
Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist
Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist
Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls by Unknown Artist

Belle Epoque old picture brooch set with diamonds and pearls 1910

Unknown Artist

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Antique jewelry object group: brooch

Condition: very good condition
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Country of origin: unknown

Style: Belle Époque - The Belle Époque (French for "Beautiful Era") was a period in European social history that began during the late 19th century and lasted until World War I. Occurring during the time of the French Third Republic and the German Empire, the "Belle Époque" was named in retrospect, when it began to be considered a "golden age" the major powers of Europe, new technologies improved lives and the commercial arts adapted Renaissance and eighteenth-century styles to modern forms. In the newly rich United States, emerging from the Panic of 1873, the comparable epoch was dubbed the Gilded Age. In the United Kingdom, this epoch overlaps the end of what is called the Victorian Era there and the period named the Edwardian Era.or more info on styles

Style specifics: The Belle Époque (French for "Beautiful Era") was a period in European social history that began during the late 19th century from the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) and lasted until World War I (1914-18).

Occurring during the time of the French Third Republic and the German Empire, the "Belle Époque" was named in retrospect, when it began to be considered a "golden age" the major powers of Europe, new technologies improved lives and the commercial arts adapted Renaissance and eighteenth-century styles to modern forms.

In the newly rich United States, emerging from the Panic of 1873, the comparable epoch was dubbed the Gilded Age. In the United Kingdom, this epoch overlaps the end of what is called the Victorian Era there and the period named the Edwardian Era.

In the Belle Époque cheap coal and cheap labour contributed to the cult of the orchid and made possible the perfection of fruits grown under glass, as the apparatus of state dinners extended to the upper classes; champagne was perfected during the Belle Époque. Exotic feathers and furs were more prominently featured in fashion than ever before, as haute couture was invented in Paris, the centre of the Belle Époque, where fashion began to move in a yearly cycle; in Paris restaurants such as Maxim's achieved a new splendour and cachet as places for the rich to parade, and the Opéra Garnier devoted enormous spaces to staircases as similar show places.

After mid-century, railways linked all the major cities of Europe to spa towns like Biarritz and Deauville; their carriages were rigorously divided into first-class and second-class, but the super-rich now began to commission private railway coaches, as exclusivity was a hallmark of opulent luxury. Bohemian lifestyles gained a different glamour, pursued in the cabarets of Montmartre.

Period: ca. 1910
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Material: 18K yellow gold and platinum, although most of this jewel is in yellow gold, the diamond is set in platinum. This finds it origin in a much older period (see explanation on silver on gold). (touchstone tested)
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Diamond(s):Nine old brilliant cut diamondswith an estimated weight of ± 0.29ct. (colour and clarity: F/J, vs/i).
30 rose cut diamonds and senailles. A senaille is a simplified rose cut diamond, a small diamond chip with perhaps a few polished facets. We do not have the weight of the rose cuts diamonds nor the senailles which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cut diamonds and senailles.

- All diamond weights, color grades and clarity are approximate since stones are not removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting.

- All diamonds we offer are screened by the IJGC - lab (www.ijgc-worldwide.com) for whether they are natural or synthetic, and all diamonds in this jewel are 100% guaranteed to be natural.

Precious stones: Nine lustrous real orient seed pearls

Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and pearl for June.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: height 5,10 cm (2,01 inch) - See picture with a ruler in cm and inches

Weight: 9,70 gram (6,24 dwt)

Adin Reference Nº: 20195-0157

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