A magical conversion design featuring a pair of Victorian swallows in flight, the beautiful birds encrusted with 30 bright, lively rose-cut diamonds and 2 cabochon ruby eyes.
The stunning intricate detail on the birds includes the use of high-carat gold for their beaks and around their ruby eyes, accentuating them against the patinated silver surrounding the rose-cut diamonds and indicating meticulous craftsmanship as to be expected with fine jewellery of this period.
Repurposed from an antique brooch, the swallows are set with two handcrafted 18-carat gold bails, making them incredibly versatile. Wear them as an extender by connecting the bails between the clasps of your favourite chain (or two chains/bracelets), or wear them as a sliding pendant on a chain with a barrel clasp of up to 3.5mm wide.
The swallows are crafted in gold and silver, with the diamonds set in silver on the front and the gold testing as between 9-12ct at the back.
This truly exquisite one-of-a-kind design will elevate your antique jewelry collection.
Shown in the photos worn as a slider pendant on the Antique 15ct Gold Snake Chain With Hexagonal Barrel Clasp and as an extender attached to the Victorian 15ct Gold Curb Chain With Fancy Bolt Ring And Dog Clip. Styled with the Rare Victorian Double Portrait Miniature Pendant In Rose-Cut Diamond Mount
Pair Of Antique Diamond Swallows With Ruby Eyes - Extender/Pendant
- Antique: Victorian-era
- 30 rose-cut diamonds, 2 cabochon rubies
- Pair of rose-cut diamond swallows with cabochon ruby eyes (silver backed in gold)
- 18ct gold pendant bails
- Extender length: 32.5mm from bail to bail
- Drop: 23mm drop from bail to lowest wing tip
- Weight: 2.82g
- Excellent antique condition
Unless otherwise stated, any chains, jewellery boxes, and other items photographed with the listed piece are for advertising purposes only and not sold with this piece.