Cartier

A Vintage 18ct Gold and Diamond Rose Brooch

A beautiful 18ct yellow gold and diamond rose brooch by Cartier circa 1960s, designed as a highly three-dimensional sculptural single rose flower open and unfurled, each realistically modelled petal hand crafted from a sheet of highly polished 18ct yellow gold, the centre set with thirteen old cut diamonds claw set to the end of stamens, further stamens terminated in gold spheres, all to a single pin brooch fitting on the reverse. This wonderful large rose reflects the asymmetry and irregularity found in nature with each petal individually formed and showing variations in size, shape and curvature. The polished finish of the gold creates a bright surface which reflects the light beautifully, the diamonds are nicely matched for quality and the old cut shapes reflect again a naturalistic asymmetry. A perfect rose that is everlasting and not a thorn in sight.

Further Details

Condition ReportVery fine
Setting18ct yellow gold signed Cartier Paris and with French assay marks
Weight description49 grams
Dimensions6cm/ 2.3" wide
Gemstones13 x old cut diamonds estimated to weigh a combined total of approximately 3cts
Period1960s
OriginParis
SKU126789

£38,500.00

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When Louis-François Cartier (1819-1904) opened his small jewellery store in Paris in 1847, he couldn’t have imagined that 170 years later his name would be synonymous worldwide with some of the finest jewellery ever created.  

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