It is such a pleasure to find a Hair Barrette from the 19th century that hasn't been converted into a brooch. This beauty is covered in Rose and Mine Cut Diamonds and studded with Natural Pearls. The details on the back make it as beautiful as the front. With each pearl set upon a blossom like back, and each diamond set into a perfectly cut opening sized especially for it.
This piece comes with an insurance appraisal from an independent Gem Laboratory. It appraises for $3500.
Gem Details: Total Carat Weight of Diamonds, .66 points. There are 52 Rose cut Diamonds and 4 Old Mine Cut Diamonds. There are 7 natural Pearls ranging in size from 3.5mm to 4mm.
Materials: 18k Yellow Gold, Natural Pearls, & Diamonds.
Measurements: 2.09" x .73"
Condition: Excellent Antique Condition.
Era: Mid 19th century.