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A wonderful Victorian diamond star or otherwise known as a ‘sunburst’ brooch dating from the late 19th century comprising of approx 3ct of old mine cut diamonds. This statement brooch, measuring 42mm diameter is set in 18ct gold and fronted in silver which was typical of the period to enhance the diamonds in a white setting. It’s design is formed from a central set diamond around which a six point floral head boarder sits above a further twelve, stepped ‘rays’. There’s very little wear to the brooch, it’s in superb condition with the brooch fitting and also a hook to the reverse for suspending from a chain as a pendant.


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DIMENSIONS – 42mm diameter




CARAT WEIGHT – 3ct total (approx)



CUT – Old Mine Cut 


MATERIALS - 18ct gold/ silver/ diamonds


WEIGHT – 11.35g 


HALLMARK – Unmarked, tested throughout as 18ct gold and silver using a touchstone. 


CONDITION – This antique brooch is in super condition; it has very limited signs of wear commensurate with age and use. All the settings are crisp with sound claws to the diamond settings. The brooch pin opens and closes securely with hook and clasp.

Victorian 3ct Old Mine Cut Diamond Star Brooch and Pendant, circa 1880

  • 42mm diameter



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