1.17ctw Victorian-era Diamond Swallow Bird Brooch
A rare find for the collector out there! Historically given to a loved one to symbolize fidelity and loyalty, swallows also mate for life and always return to the nest so it was also typically gifted to wish for a safe return home after a journey.
This one is elegant in its silhouette, and can actually be strung on a chain beautifully., the old cut diamonds shimmering beautifully as the bird spins and turns.
*The jewels appears to have been rhodium plated in the past, and we are happy to strip this free of charge upon purchase.
9-10kt yellow gold, measures 1.5" in length.
Diamonds are estimated to be H-J colors & VS to I1 clarities.
Please see qualitative report for more information.