The crescent moon motif was extremely popular during the Victorian Era, as the time period coincided with the release of "From the Earth to the Moon" by, Jules Vern. Victorian men and women were fascinated by the adventurous story, hence the rise in popularity in celestial themed jewelry.
This delightful handmade crescent moon brooch is adorned with graduated white opals and diamonds set in a beautifully detailed hand carved gallery setting. The electric blue and green play-of-color of the opals is reminiscent of the northern lights in the nights sky.
Opals: Seven (7) bezel set, graduated round and oval opals. Two (2) round opals measuring approximately 2.82 mm in diameter. Four (4) measuring from 3.00 mm (W) x 4.27 mm (L) x 1.64 mm (D) to 4.66 mm (W) x 5.96 mm (L) x 2.71mm (D). Opals display electric blue and green play-of-color.
Diamonds: Fourteen (14) gypsy set, rose cut diamonds.
Metal: 18k yellow gold
Dimensions: 7.29 mm (W) x 1 3/8" (L) x 6.9 mm (D)