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Antique French Turquoise And 0.27ct Diamond, 14ct Yellow Gold Grasshopper Brooch


£5,950 | $7,923 USD | €6,742 EUR
Item Number: SA689497
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: AC Silver
This antique has been viewed 12 times in the past month with the most views from Australia.


A stunning, fine and impressive antique 0.06 carat turquoise and 0.27 carat diamond and 14 carat yellow gold 'grasshopper' brooch; part of our diverse gemstone jewellery and estate jewelry collections.
This fine and impressive antique gold brooch has been crafted in 14 ct yellow gold.
The brooch has been crafted in the form of a three dimensional grasshopper.
Both of the eyes of the grasshopper take the form of a collet set, cabochon cut turquoise, totalling 0.06 carats.
The back of the body of the insect is embellished with two, individually four claw set, old european round cut diamonds.
The brooch secures to the reverse with a hinged pin and hook.
The antique gold brooch is hallmarked to the reverse with the French import mark for 14ct yellow gold (St Jacques shell with an 'a' to the centre).
The gold Grasshopper brooch is fitted to a fine and impressive hinged push fit blue leatherette and satin lined presentation case.
The satin lined interior displays the retailer's mark 'Tessier, New Bond Street, London'. Highly regarded London makers and retailers.
This impressive vintage gemstone brooch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.
Images do not always reflect the true colour and brilliance of gemstones and diamonds. The video however provides a truer representation of the actual colour and showcases each stone.
This antique gold grasshopper brooch is exceptional quality set with turquoise and very well colour matched, very high colour graded old cut diamonds, displaying a fine white colour and brilliance.
The antique brooch is an exceptional gauge of gold and quality, the finest example of this type you could hope to locate. Hallmarks are struck to the pin and catch and are clear in keeping with age and location.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique jewellery/estate jewelry.
Turquoise Quality
Colour Turquoise
Cut Cabochon
Content 0.06 carat
Diamond Quality
Colour (average grades) F
Clarity (average grades) VS2
Cut Old European Round
Content (total) 0.27 carat
Length of Setting 4.5cm/1.77"
Width of Setting 1.1cm/0.43"
Across pin 2.8cm/1.1"
Height of Setting 1.25cm/0.49"
8.88 grams
Date: Circa 1835
Origin: Paris, France
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Internal Ref: C3329


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.

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35B St Georges Terrace
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Tyne and Wear
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