A TRUELY STUNNING VICTORIAN. RENAISSANCE REVIVAL AMETHYST TRINITY. CROSS BROOCH WITH ANTIQUE BOX. This is a large Early Victorian brooch in a renaissance revival style popular at this time, with fabulous richly coloured faceted amethysts set as a graduated trinity in a cross shaped gold setting. This is just an outstanding piece of jewellery. The brooch is set with three large faceted oval amethysts that are well cut and in excellent condition with no obvious visible damage or scratches. They are high collet set to protect the edges of the stones and have a small integral push over triangulated claw to the top that holds each stone in place. There are no makers marks and the pin has been historically replaced at some point, no gold marks which is not usual but tests for 10ct gold. The front of the brooch has the finer detail the back of the brooch is less so. The antique box you see is made from tooled leather and is lined in velvet to the bottom, the lid is lined in silk with a date of’1848′ stating when the jewellers were established. This antique box belongs to the brooch and this is what it will be sent in. As with all antique pieces of jewellery there will be signs of wear and scratches etc. This item is in very good antique condition. Please view all of the high quality pictures as these show all the minute details. Brooch dimensions are 58mm long x 36.1mm at its widest. Stone Dimensions are; 14.4mm x 11.3mm, 15.3mm x 12.1mm, 15.8mm x 12.1mm, (17.33ct estimated). Weight is 10.7gms. Religious; set within Bishops rings, the royal purple colour to symbolise Christ. Antiquity; Cleopatra was said to possess a fabulous Amethyst jewel set to a ring that which was believed to capture the hearts of Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony. The item “Antique Victorian 9K Gold Amethyst Brooch Large Trinity Cross Antique 9ct Pin” is in sale since Wednesday, November 21, 2018. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)”. The seller is “carmendozabushido” and is located in Leicestershire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Gold Quality: tests as 10ct
- Type: Brooch/ Pin
- Metal: Yellow Gold
- Featured Refinements: 9ct Brooch
- Main Gemstone: Amethyst