Here at Lillicoco, we are simply honoured to have such a rare piece in our collection. This 18ct Gold Georgian Perpignan Garnet brooch is a must-have for any antique jewellery collector!
Perpignan Garnets are an exquisite style of Garnet cut which was only available in Perpignan, France, during the Georgian period. A true treasure, the Garnets are rich in juicy cranberry tones, perfectly complementing the vivid 18ct Yellow Gold.
Despite its history, the style of this brooch would appear contemporary to the modern eye, which is astonishing considering its almost 210 years of age! The line of Garnets show that you don't need an elaborate design to show off a person's wealth or style, as the design shows off the Garnets in all of their glory! This brooch is understated luxury at its very best.
ERA: Georgian, c.1810.
MEASUREMENTS: 29mm long x 6mm wide x 5mm deep.
The Garnets are 5mm in diameter.
MATERIALS: 18ct Yellow Gold, Garnet
HALLMARKS: None present, tested as 18ct Gold
This gorgeous 18ct Gold Georgian Perpignan Garnet brooch is in exquisite condition considering it has survived almost 210 years. The lustre of the Gold and sparkling Garnets glimmer and shine uninterrupted in all lighting conditions. Complete with a trombone clasp, this piece is a lovely gift for a loved one or partner.