HRH Victoria Diamond Jubilee: Commemorative floral spray brooch, 81·6mm long, pave set with 151 diamonds. Central cluster surrounded by shamrocks, rose and a Scottish thistle. On one part intertwined are the initials VR and at the ribbon end is the number 60. Curved removable pin and roller safety catch. Additional safety chain. Gross weight 19·8g.
Diamond specifications (approx.)
Old brilliant Swiss singles and rose cut diamonds.
Cluster 0- six 3·3mm (0·13ct) each. One hundred 2·5mm (0.05·5ct) each.
Forty 1·8mm (0·02ct) each. Five 1mm (0.005ct) each
Total diamond weight estimated to be approx. 7ct.
Average clarity - S12-PI. All stones draw some colour.
Fluorescence - SW - 2 bright green. LW - same stones high intensity purple. 3 medium purple.
Initials on box RB Mrs Rose Bessemer. Provenance old Bristol family. Fred King of Bristol believe given to his wife then by descent. Fred King a self made man, started life as a delivery boy and eventually owned a chain of seven provisions stores.
£3000 - 3500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.