This rare, large scale diamond honeymoon crescent brooch is straight from Paris, and boasts over 80 rose cut diamonds of varying sizes, totalling about 2.5ctw. Set in 18ct gold and hallmarked on the pin and crescent itself, this brooch is a rare historical example in great condition. Often the gift of a groom to his bride, honeymoon crescents were a way of announcing that the couple had finally wed.
Materials and Features:
18ct gold, about 2.5ctw rose cut diamonds, sterling silver
Hallmarked with a clam on brooch and on pin, indicating it was assayed in Paris.
Weight: 10.93 grams
Dimensions: 35mm x 37mm
Condition: Some solder is visible and the pin has possibly been reattached. Otherwise, this crescent is in excellent condition.
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Victorian 18ct, Sterling, and Rose Cut Diamond Crescent Brooch