French 18k Brooch with Amethyst, Pearl, and Black Enamel
An 18k unicorn of a brooch, this precious Amethyst piece features some of the finest details we look for in jewels of this period; black enamel, prong set pearls, and that central pearl surprise in the amethyst. Greco-roman tones in the greek key pattern, bold symmetry, and a French mid 19th c hallmark all categorize this brooch as a cut above.
Materials and Features: 18k gold, amethyst, pearl, black enamel
Age/Origin: French, Victorian, c. 1860
Measurements: 7.1 grams
Condition: Excellent condition. Minor associated age wear.
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