RAF Diamond Sweetheart Brooch c.1930
A beautiful diamond set RAF sweetheart brooch.
The finely detailed wings are set with rosecut diamonds. The brooch with a deco white gold RAF motif set within a green enamel laurel wreath bordered in yellow gold under an enamelled Kings crown. The brooch is fronted in platinum with a yellow gold back and pin with integral safety clasp.
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. They were made for every budget from base metal to platinum and designs were made for every aspect of the military.
Price Code: B, £500 - £1000
Era: Art Deco, 1925 - 1940
Measurements: 4.7 cm in length, 1.5cm at the highest point, 4.5 grams in weight.
Hallmarks: Stamped PT, 15CT