Old Mine-cut Diamond Star and Crescent New Moon Brooch
Created in the last years of the 19th century, this crescent and star brooch iin 18K gold s set with almost 2.50 carats of diamonds. The slender crecent is set with eleven graduating old mine-cut diamonds, off-set by a fice-pointed star set with six old mine-cut diamonds, mounted on knife edge with fleur-de-lis accents in 18K gold.
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Item #: BO-21078
Dimensions: 1.75" length x 1.125" width
Materials: 17 old mine-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 2.40 carats); 18K Gold
According to Margaret Flower, one of the great authorities on Victorian jewelry, crescent and star brooches were in vogue from approximately 1885 to 1901.