A Diamond set Stickpin

French, c.1900


the yellow gold pin topped with a diamond set four leaf clover, each leaf denoted by a pear shaped diamond with a circular cut diamond in the centre, the stalk set with eight cut diamonds.

Accompanied by its original brown leather presentation case, the lid satin stamped “CAVÉ & CIE, II. FAUBOURG ST HONORÉ, PARIS.”

French assay mark for 18ct gold.
Indistinct maker’s poinçon.

Length: 7.2cm

The jewel is a rebus for ‘Lucky in Love.’ The four leaf clover is a symbol of good luck, whilst diamonds are symbolic of eternal love, for they are indestructible and forever pure.