An antique enamel and diamond set brooch

English, c.1890


comprising of an undulating square of old cut diamonds interwoven with two ribbon like, electric green enamelled gold strands.

3.1 cm across

The interweaving of two unbroken strands is symbolic of two lives which have been joined together by love. It is a bravura piece of goldsmithing, as the the entire surface of the narrow ribbons has been enamelled.