A very special Art Nouveau brooch showcasing an outstanding piece of natural boulder opal with sparkly diamond accents. The central Australian opal has a surreal glow. The swirls of aqua and turquoise next to the brown matrix are reminiscent of an oceanscape scene. The color hues glow and radiate in changing light. You can get lost looking at this opal—it's captivating and enchanting color is enough to make this piece a must-have.
There are four chunky old mine cut bezel set diamonds set around the opal. They are G/H in color and VS/SI1 in clarity, overall.
The 15K yellow gold ornate scroll work is of a classic Art Nouveau style. The scroll design is both natural and opulent, mirroring the Rococo style of years past. A gorgeous piece to add to your collection, and an ideal conversion pendant.
Metal: 15K Yellow Gold
Weight: 7.0 grams
Australian Boulder Opal: 10.2 mm by 14.7 mm
Diamonds: Approximately 0.2 carats
Measurement: 1.0 inch by 1.35 inches
Condition: In good antique condition with minor surface wear. The central opal has natural inclusions that reach the surface, but it is free of cracks or external damage. The back of the pin has some scratching and slight discoloration in the gold. The pin may have been previously replaced with old lead solder, but it is securely added to the pin.