A Gold, Diamond and Amethyst Stylised Wheatsheaf brooch

A vintage gold, diamond and amethyst stylised wheatsheaf brooch, circa 1940s, the four sprays of wheat each set with a row of graduated carved amethysts alongside four long pointed three dimensional leaves in highly polished gold, the stems are tied with a ribbon set throughout with old-cut diamonds, to a double pin clip fitting. This stylish brooch is classically 1940s in design. The wheatsheaf is a symbol of abundance and fertility which conjures images of harvest time and the gathering in of crops before the harvest feasts and festivals – breaking bread and sharing with friends and neighbours. Provenace 1st Earl and Countess Mountbatten of Burma

Further Details

Gemstones and Other Materials14 x rose-cut, single-cut and old European brilliant cut diamonds estimated to weigh a combined total of approximately 1.1ct
24 x carved amethysts
Condition Reportvery fine
Setting18ct yellow gold
Weight description25 grams
Dimensions7.5cm / 3" long and 4cm / 1.6" wide
ProvenancePreviously belonging to the late 1st Earl and Countess Mountbatten of Burma, Patricia Knatchbull née Mountbatten.


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