Hancocks

A Beautiful Victorian Antique Diamond Leaf Tiara

A beautiful Victorian antique diamond tiara c.1900, the delicate bandeau style tiara formed of twelve graduated stylised leaf motifs increasing in size towards the centre where a central old European cut diamond is surmounted by an inverted pear shaped diamond, each leaf motif is designed with three curved and pointed sections angled towards the centre and is set throughout with old mine and old European cut stones, between each leaf is a single old European cut diamond in fine rubover setting with millegrain edging, all to a frame with velvet covered band.

Further Details

OriginEnglish
Gemstones and Other MaterialsTotal diamond weight estimated at approximately 17.5cts
This comprised of…
1 x pear shape diamond estimated to weigh approximately 2.7cts
1 x round old European cut diamond approximately 2.25ct
14 x primary old European brilliant cut diamonds estimated to weigh a combined total of approximately 9cts
Remaining old cut diamonds estimated to weigh a combined total of approximately 5.8cts
Condition ReportExtremely fine
SettingSilver and gold
Weight description30.4 grams
DimensionsTiara 19.5cm/7.67" across, 4cm/1.57" tall at centre front
PeriodCirca 1900
SKU125174

£65,000.00

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