For a dinner event earlier tonight, Karisma Kapoor kept it simple in her favourite colour, black.She wore a black long sleeve dress by Isabel Marant that she spiced up with her pair of three tone Giuseppe Zanotti sandals.Gorgeous!
A diamond crescent brooch, French, circa 1900 Set with a graduated row of nine old round brilliant-cut diamonds within openwork epaulets, the surrounding crescent frame set throughout with rose-cut diamonds, mounted in silver on gold, length 42mm, French assay mark, the old round brilliant-cut diamonds estimated to weigh approximately 1.05cts in total
Crescent brooches were popular throughout the 1800's. They seemed to cycle into fashion every 30 years or so. This one features ten Old Mine Cut diamonds totaling .75 tcw. The other diamonds are Rose Cuts- about .68tcw of them. It is silver topped with an 18kt yellow gold back. This one was made circa 1870. See more here http://www.jewelrynerd.org/blog.html