Etruscan Revival Brooch Rose Cut Diamond and Pearl Daisy in Lapis


This delightful Etruscan Revival brooch, circa 1880, features a high profile lapis lazuli cabochon inlaid with a glittering rose-cut diamond daisy. Rendered in velvety 15 karat gold, the frame is artfully adorned with delicate granulation and twisted wire work. Measures 1 1/4"


Symbolism: In the Victorian era, daisies were associated with innocence and purity.

Measurements: 1 1/4" wide x 11/16" deep, lapis 11/16" wide

Weight: 11.9 grams

Markings: none

Notes: clasp replaced, minor signs of wear to the gold surface