Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist
Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist
Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist
Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist
Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist
Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist
Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist
Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist
Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist
Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist
Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist
Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross by Unknown Artist

Unknown Artist

Early Victorian antique silver rose cut diamonds cross 1830

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1830’s Victorian silver and diamond cross pendant consisting of five larger foiled rose cut diamonds and five smaller foiled rose cut diamonds.

Antique jewelry object group: pendant

Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin:Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of Belgian origin.

Style: Early-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 influencesfrom the middle 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 ArtNouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era.
- See also: early-Victorianor more info on styles

Style specifics: Victorian - In 1837 Queen Victoria begins the longest reign in the history of Great Britain. For 64 years, from 1837 till 1901, she symbolizes the growth and triumph of the British Empire as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India. Proud, passionate about beautiful things, highly educated about all styles of time, she influences the lifestyles through her taste and immense love of jewelry.

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 the middle eastand Asia. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era. (Last part freely rendered from: Wikipedia)

Period: ca. 1830
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Source of inspiration: Christianity

Theme: Cross - The word cross was introduced to English in the 10th century as the term for the instrument of the torturous execution of Jesus (gradually replacing the earlier word rood), ultimately from Latin crux, via Old Irish cros. The word can nowadaysrefer to the geometrical shape unrelated to its Christian significance. The Latin Crux (translating Greek stauros) was a Roman torture device used for crucifixion.

Material: Silver
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Technique: The rose cuts are set on foil. This is a special technique that was used to bring the lustre of the diamonds to its best quality.

Diamonds:Ten rose cut diamonds. We do not have the weight of the diamonds which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cuts.

Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: 2,53 cm (1,00 inch) x 3,62 cm (1,43 inch)

Weight: 5,80 gram (3,73 dwt)

Reference Nº: 13361-0059