0.45ct Sapphire and 0.60ct Diamond, 14ct Yellow Gold Brooch - Antique Austrian Circa 1890

GBP 1,975.00

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Object Description

An impressive antique 0.45 carat sapphire and 0.60 carat diamond, 14 carat yellow gold heart shaped brooch; part of our diverse antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections.

This fine and impressive antique sapphire brooch has been crafted in 14ct yellow gold with a silver setting.

The pierced decorated, heart shaped design is ornamented with a claw set oval mixed cut 0.45ct sapphire.

The sapphire is flanked on one side by a feature 0.17ct and 0.15ct Old European round cut diamond.

The floriated silver setting is embellished with a further eight pavé set Dutch cut diamonds.

The brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and clasp fastening.

The clasp is hallmarked with the town mark for Vienna (A), the Austrian hallmark for 580 fineness gold (A, fox head, 4), and the maker’s mark ‘FG’.

The pin is also hallmarked with the town and maker’s marks.

This antique Austrian brooch is supplied with two independent diamond grading certificates for the feature diamonds in addition to an independent diamond grading report card for the supporting stones and sapphire.

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Sapphire Quality

Colour Blue

Cut Oval mixed

Content 0.45 carat

Dimensions 5.64mm x 4.74mm x 1.64mm

Diamond Quality

Diamond One

Colour F

Clarity SI1

Cut Old European round

Content 0.17 carat

Dimensions 3.24mm x 3.21mm x 2.31mm

Diamond Two

Colour F

Clarity VS1

Cut Old European round

Content 0.15 carat

Dimensions 3.28mm x 3.25mm x 1.81mm

Supporting Diamonds

Colour (average grades) I

Clarity (average grades) P1

Cut Dutch

Content (total) 0.28 carat

Total Diamond Content

0.60 carat


Length of Setting 2.9cm/1.14″

Width of Setting 2.3cm/0.91″

Across pin 2.7cm/1.06″

Height of Setting 5.4mm/0.21″


5.71 grams

Object History

Date: Circa 1890
Origin: Vienna, Austria

Object Literature


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Object Condition

This impressive antique gemstone brooch is fine quality set with an impressive sapphire, with a minor loss, and very high colour graded old cut diamonds displaying a fine white colour and brilliance.

The brooch is a very good gauge of gold and is in excellent condition with clear Austrian hallmarks to the fastening.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of sapphire jewellery/estate jewelry.

Object Details

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