Stunning c.1870s Victorian Platinum and Diamond Milk Thistle Brooch
An absolutely stunning piece of Victoriana. Circa 1870-1880, this lightly patinated sterling silver over platinum milk thistle brooch is shimmering with 3.5 cttw of old mine cut and rose cut diamonds with a jour back for extra sparkle. The highly stylized diamond encrusted milk thistle flower, buds and stem are accented by elegantly flowing and woven tendril-like diamond encrusted vines. 14K white gold signed hinged pin and clasp. A truly spectacular piece.