Royal Artillery Sweetheart Brooch

Art Deco Diamond Royal Artillery Sweetheart Brooch c.1935

SKU: BR159
£1,950.00Price

A fabulous Art Deco diamond set Royal Artillery collar flash brooch.

 

This wonderful piece designed as a seven flamed grenade is set with diamonds in a beautifully figured brooch. The brooch has the motto 'UBIQUE' (meaning 'everywhere') in blue enamel to the base. The brooch is finely made and open to the reverse with a strong pin with original roller safety clasp.

 

The design represents the collar flash which is generally emroidered as a badge to be worn on an officers' dress uniform.

 

Sweetheart brooches have been popular since the early 20th century and were given to wives, mothers and girlfriends by servicemen as mementos and reminders of the absent loved one. They were worn to show pride in having a sweetheart who was serving his country.

 

The brooches were made for every budget from base metal to platinum and designs were made for every aspect of the military.

 

Price Code C: £1000 - £2500 

Era Art Deco: 1925 - 1940

Measurements: Total diamond weight estimated 1.20 carats.

Brooch 3.1cm in length, 1.9cm at widest point,

5.4 grams in weight.

Hallmarks: Unmarked - tests as platinum

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