Antique Ruby and Diamond Mourning Brooch in 9ct Yellow Gold


Victorian mourning brooch with ruby and diamonds in 9ct yellow gold


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A classic style mourning brooch in yellow gold.

The brooch is oval in shape and measures 44 mm by 16 mm with a depth of 6 mm.

Placed centrally on the brooch is a fluted round setting containing the stones.

There is a central round facet cut ruby in a red/pink colour.

Set around the ruby in a star pattern are six old cut diamonds.

The setting has an 11 mm diameter.

Below the setting is a chain link design encircling it.

To either side of the setting is a scroll design and then a flower and leaf pattern.

The reverse of the brooch has a round clear section with a metal rim which can be removed .

This section was used to keep a lock of hair from the deceased as a memento.

The brooch is secured with a metal pin and hook.

There is also a loop on the back of the brooch should the purchaser wish to add a safety chain.

Weighing 3.5 grams the brooch is stamped 9ct in keeping with the Victorian era.

In fabulous condition for its age the brooch is priced at £120.00.