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A FRENCH MARKS RARE VICTORIAN RUBY & DIAMOND 1880 CA SCARF CLIP

£1,250.00

Rare Victorian Scarf clip

An absolutely beautiful and rare authentic Victorian scarf clip

This was a charming man accessory at the time to tie silk scarf’s

This exquisite French example dates back to 1880 ca; bears French hallmarks of the period

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Product Description

Rare Victorian Scarf clip

An absolutely beautiful and rare authentic Victorian scarf clip

This was a charming man accessory at the time to tie silk scarf’s

This exquisite French example dates back to 1880 ca; bears French hallmarks of the period

Superbly hand crafted of solid 18 KT with silver overlay for the Diamonds section

Hand fashioned as the most beautiful coiled snake ever, delightful in all its expressions and so darling to wear

The head bites the tail in a continuous sensuous wave, fully surmounted by rose cut Diamonds with a vivacious Natural Red Ruby for eye

The snake has since ever been source of inspiration in jewellery: from Cleopatra to today’s Cartier pieces it will not stop to ever surprise with a myriad of shapes it can assume and symbolisms acquired through millennia

Ruby is .35 CT Diamonds are .60 CT approx – excellent condition all throughout

It can be worn by either sex

Fantastic expression of elegance, highly collectable very scarce to source

It measures 28 mm. x 20 mm. with a 6.2 grams in weight

Current retail value for age and rarity is £2,500 at minimum our reserve is much less!

Additional Information

Metal

18 Kt gold and silver

Hallmarks

French Eagle’s head and maker

Gems

1 oval cushion cut natural ruby of approx .35 Ct – 34 rose cut diamonds totalling approx .60 Ct (by spread)

Measures

28 mm. x 20 mm. (h. x w.)

Weight

6.2 grams

Condition

very good