Antique Australian 18ct Yellow Gold ‘Celestial’ Diamond Pearl Crescent Brooch Circa 1890

*Please note chain and box are for display only*

Ever popular and romantic crescent moon and star brooch with a tiny loop to the verso to which a large jump ring has been added enabling this one to be worn on a chin as a necklace also.

Modelled from 18ct rich and lush gold and set with natural half seed Pearls throughout and to the centre of the star an Old Mine cut Diamond.

Crafted around 1890 this piece is a wonderful example of Late Victorian/Art Nouveau style when celestial jewellery was all the rage.

Representing the feminine symbol of the Moon Goddess symbolising change and female empowerment.

Set with graduated natural half seed Pearls, 28 in fact, which range in colour from creamy white to rose and silver tones.

This is a sweet and beautifully made antique piece which we know is Australian however we just cannot find the makers mark in the literature.
 
STONES
Diamond
28 Natural half seed pearl
MEASUREMENTS
2.5cm  Round
WEIGHT
4.53 Grams
MARKS
‘SS 18’
Cannot identify maker
‘ATH 7th July ’91’ (For 1891)
CONDITION
Very good antique condition.  Original C clasp and pin to verso.  Diamond is lovely, clear and bright no visible inclusions.  Pearls are a mix of subtle creamy white are rose silvery hues, all appear original and good condition.  Gold is free from dents or dings and is bright and yellow with a lovely old look and patina.

Purchase Summary

Laybys available on all items $400 and over. Contact us for more details.

All our items are antique or vintage unless otherwise stated. Condition will be described, it is the responsibility of the buyer to read descriptions and view photos.

Prior to purchase, please view our Purchase Guide & Return Policy. All purchases within Australia will be sent via express post as a complimentary service.  International rates apply.  Please view our Shipping & Delivery Policy for more details

Please note: any duties imposed by countries for importing our items are the buyers responsibility          



Collections: Sold Items



Welcome to Graisons!

Hello & welcome to Graisons Fine Jewellery!

Shop our New Arrivals!

Sign up to our Graisons Fine Jewellery mailing list below to be the first to preview new arrivals, invites to exclusive sale events and more!