This lovely early 19th century brooch is set with over 9 carats of Garnets & Rubies. The gems are set in a variety of ways, the large center cushion cut garnet is set in a gold crimp bezel, the stones above and below it are set in silver topped cut back collets, and the smaller gems are set either in cut back collets or bead set. The overall design of this convertible pendant brooch is a fanciful wreath of flowers. The brooch is silver and 12k gold and dates from the 1840's. The pendant ring is on a hinge and can be tucked down when not in use.
This jewel comes with an insurance replacement appraisal, it is valued at $1800.
Details.....The jewel measures 1.05" x 1.12" and is in very good condition for its age. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique jewels, we consider it a part of their charm.