Bohemian Rhapsody - Victorian 14K Rolled Gold Garnet Brooch (VICBR006)
Bohemian Rhapsody - Victorian 14K Rolled Gold Garnet Brooch . This elegant brooch is crafted from 14K rolled gold (a technique which is also known as gold fill. Meaning that it has 1/20th of pure 14K content by weight. While the term gold fill is used, the actual pure gold layer all sits on the outside of the brass core). The chain is 14K gold plate, hallmarked. Featuring 11 genuine rose cut garnets, Victorian styling and quality workmanship. This wonderful jewel is an elegant line of expertly claw set deep red wine coloured garnets. The rolled gold is bright and in wonderful condition. This love Victorian era brooch looks superb on a scarf, on top of a blouse or lapel. A wonderful piece for any collection.
Note: The word “Bohemian” derives from the region of Bohemia, a kingdom which later became Czechoslovakia. Among other flourishing trades, this region produced gorgeous, deep red garnet gemstones and a style of jewelry that quickly became popular in the late Victorian Era and through the turn of the century.
In History of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from the 20th of June 1837 until her death on the 22nd of January 1901.
Measurements: 55.00 mm x 8.00 mm
Stone Size: Garnet 3.00 carats
Weight: 3.40 grams
Origin: America Garnets: Bohemia
Date: Circa 1900