Description & Technical information

Probably by Carrington & Co, with thirteen graduating ruby centred diamond flowerhead clusters, suspending a fourteenth ruby and double diamond bordered pendant of circular outline, detachable for wear as a brooch.

The oval and rounded flowerhead clusters each with single stone diamond collet spacer, upon a diamond collet line back with three stone diamond clasp, the rubies all claw set, the diamonds of old European brilliant cut, all open cut-down collet set, mounted in silver and gold, together with a brooch fitting for the circular pendant and a fitted case by Carrington & Co., accompanied by GPL report no. 22029 for the rubies giving a Burma origin opinion and that the stones show no evidence of heat treatment.

Weight: 36.5g

Date:  c.1890
Period:  19th century
Origin:  Engliish
Medium: ruby and diamond
Dimensions: 41 x 4.5 cm (16¹/₈ x 1³/₄ inches)
Categories: Jewellery