14 Karat Gold, Sapphire, Ruby, Pearl and Diamond Peacock Brooch, Poland, Circa 1885
Peacocks symbolize rebirth, rejuvenation and growth, making this Aesthetic Movement piece perfect to usher in a new era.
According to the accompanying appraisal, the breast of the peacock is bezel set with a sapphire, measuring 7.5mm x 6mm, approximate formula weight of 1.5 carats.. The sapphire is blue in hue, dark in tone and strong in saturation. It is also set with 24 round faceted sapphires, 29 mixed rose cut diamonds and 10 seed pearls.
1 3/4" height, 1 1/2" width.