A Victorian diamond bird brooch set with old cut diamonds. Designed as a pav‚ diamond swallow with diamond -set eyes circa 1890. An exquisite Antique masterpiece deigned as an outstretched flying swallow and set throughout with 67 pave set old cut diamonds with beading detail. All set in silver with a gold backing (Duplex). The diamonds weigh approximately 2.50-3cts in total. Width 3.8cms Height 4.8cms. Although they won't be replacing the heart as jewellery's most iconic symbol, swallows are the latest heartfelt figures to take flight. As far as feathered friends go, swallows are among the most loyal, taking mates for life.
Antique diamond set swallow brooch. 1.5 x 2 inches approx.