A Victorian diamond star brooch,
with an old European cut diamond in a cut down collet at the centre, to an openwork star frame. The interlinking collets grain set with graduated old European cut and rose cut diamonds, with a larger old European cut diamond in cut down collet at each point. With removable brooch and roller catch with screw fitting, and later soldered suspension loop at one point. Tested as approximately 9ct gold and silver. 35mm diameter, 7.51g
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The suspension loop was originally hinged. It has been later soldered solid.
A chip to one of the rose cut diamonds, and surface reaching inclusions to a few of the diamonds.
The diamonds are generally bright, lively and well matched.
There is evidence of previous repair to the back of the brooch. The point of the star to which the pendant suspension loop is soldered appears to have bent at some time. The point is still slightly bent, and there is evidence of solder repair to either side of the repair. The suspension loop was originally hinged and there is evidence of the old rivet, but the loop is now soldered directly onto the collet.
Minor surface marks/scratches/tarnish.
Diamonds - 3.00ct approximately
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