Diamond and Gold 17th-Century Pendant
A large rosette pendant of high carat gold set with 62 table-cut diamonds. The circular bottom piece is built up in a raised conical mount of four layers; the inner two have serrated edges, the outer edge has floral decorations, and the central stone in the middle is decorated with granulation. The accompanying top element has floral decorations. The entire back of the pendant is engraved with floral motifs. Second half of the 17th-century, Spain.
weight: 42.1 grams
dimensions: 7.5 x 4.3 cm
Compare, exhibition catalogue: Een Eeuw van Schittering, diamantjuwelen uit de 17de eeuw, Diamantmuseum, Antwerp, 1993, p. 211, no. 100.