Kirsten's Corner Jewelry
18K Gold Orientalist Portrait Miniature Enamel Brooch with Rose Cut Diamond
This far-east style pin is hand painted with stunning detail in enamel. The woman pictured on the front wears golden jewelry and colorful robes. Her expression is confident and calm, she inspires a sense of dignity when worn. The painting is so intricate and crisp because it appears to have been painted first, cut out along its silhouette and inlaid with 18k gold after the fact. In her head nest is a sparkling rose cut diamond. Although the diamond is small, it retains a bright and sparkling presence. The brooch is sturdy and secure, no cracks or chips. It weighs 2.7g and measures 2.5cm in diameter. The center is subtly concave. This is an amazing and rare pin, bursting with detail, color and personality. While not mark this piece acid test to be 18k gold.