Condition: excellent condition - (more info on our condition scale)
Country of origin:Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.
Style: Victorian - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from themiddle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveaustyle have their beginnings in the late Victorian era. - See also: Victorianor more info on styles
Period: ca. 1870 - (events & facts of this era, poetry of this era, fashion of this era)
Source of inspiration: Mother Nature
Material: Silver on top and backed with 18K red gold (see explanation on silver on gold). - (more info on precious metals)
Diamond(s): 34 rose cut diamonds and senailles. A senaille is a simplified rose cut diamond, a small diamond chip with perhaps a few polished facets. We do not have the weight of the rose cuts diamonds nor the senailles which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cut diamonds and senailles.
Precious stones: One onyx with a deepened space with red gold and glass frame to hold a picture.
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and onyx for July. - (more info on birthstones)
Hallmarks: No trace. - (more info on hallmarks)
Dimensions: 7,78 cm (3,06 inch) x 5,00 cm (1,97 inch)