Description & Technical information

Of coronet style, designed as a graduating row of upscroll 'U' motifs each topped by a ball, pierced and set with diamonds and central cushion cut Burma ruby in a flowerhead and fleur-de-lys design, the diamonds of cushion and rose cut, the gems to the balls open set, the coronet band close set with rose cut diamonds, mounted in silver and gold, the balls each detachable via screw fittings and accompanied by a bracelet and brooch mounts, the bracelet articulated and with diamond and ruby oblong clusters dividing the eleven ball motifs, securing on one of the balls, the brooch of circular form and with fittings around and to centre for eight of the balls, together with a fitted case and tool, accompanied by GCS report no. 81299-12 for the eleven rubies giving a Burma origin opinion and that they show no evidence of heat treatment.

Across frame 17cm / 6¾''
Central ball 15mm
Weight: 84.5g gross

Date:  c.1895
Period:  late 19th century
Medium: Diamond and ruby
Dimensions: 17 cm (6³/₄ inches)
Categories: Jewellery