An Edwardian gold diamond, enamel and split pearl pansy brooch, with an old brilliant cut diamond claw set to the centre of an enamelled pansy, to openwork heart shaped frame grain set with split pearls, with pin, 'C' catch and safety chain, tested as approximately 9ct gold with metal safety chain, 28mm wide, 4.00g, in a Mikimoto pearls case, unassociated
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Some minor scratches to the enamel. No apparent losses.
Some of the split pearls are later replacements, glue visible around the pearl.
Soft solder verso. The brooch fittings appear to be later additions, soft soldered, although fairly contemporary with the manufacture of the piece.
The safety chain is attached a hook fitting, possibly originally a pendant hook.
Surface reaching inclusions to the diamond.
Scratches/scuffs to the Mikimoto case.
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